Here are two ideas for you and the kids to make some father's day gifts. Both are recipes. One is for great and easy cookies. The other is for home made finger paint which the kids can use to make a card or a painting. Choose one or both to make. The kids will have so much fun. BOTH RECIPES REQUIRE ADULT SUPERVISION SINCE YOU MUST USE THE STOVE.
I envelope of unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup cornstarch
4 Tbsp dishwashing liquid
food coloring clean jars
1-Stir gelatin into 1/3 cup of cold water. Stir well. Set aside.
2-Add cornstarch to 2 1/2 cups of cold water. Stir until dissolved. Simmer until it starts to thicken.
3-Remove pan from heat and stir in gelatin mixture and the dishwashing liquid.
4-Allow mixture to cool, then spoon it into jars.
5-Stir in a generous amount of food coloring.
6-Store at room temperature in airtight containers.
Amazing Cookies-makes 3 doz
1 cup sugar
1 cup corn syrup
1 jar of peanut butter (I prefer creamy but you choose)
6 cups of corn flakes
3 oz chocolate for melting
1-Combine sugar and cornstarch. Cook over medium-high heat. Stir until it reaches a full boil.
2-Stir in peanut butter and mix well.
3-Add cornflakes and mix well
4-Scoop out dough and form into 1-2 inch balls
5-Place on a parchment or wax paper lined cookie sheet.
6-Melt the chocolate for 30 seconds in the microwave. Stir until smooth
7-Drizzle the chocolate over the cookies.
8-Serve them to Dad with kisses and hugs