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(Many Paths)

An Online Newsletter Celebrating Native America


August 14, 2004 - Issue 119


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Quick and Easy After School Snacks

It's almost that time again. These snack ideas are perfect for those two words...."I'm Starving!!"
Cinnamon-Sugar Chips

  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 6 flour tortillas (fajita-size)
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Mix sugar and cinnamon. Brush one side of each tortilla with corn syrup and sprinkle with cinnamon mixture. Cut each tortilla into 6 wedges and place on baking sheet. Bake about 10 minutes, until golden and crisp. Serve with applesauce as a dip!


Maple Squares



  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • about 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts


Mix the peanut butter and maple syrup until well blended. Add the milk powder, stir well. Spread the mixture into a loaf pan. Pat it down to make an even layer. Sprinkle the peanuts over the mixture and press gently. Chill 1 hour. Cut into 1 inch squares. Keep covered and chilled until you serve. Makes about 32 squares.

S'Mores Snacks



  • 2 cups honey graham cereal
  • 1 cup tiny marshmallows
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1/2 cup mini or regular chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup raisins


Mix together in a resealable large plastic bag. Shake well. This is a good snack is also great to take on hikes, nature trails or to the park. Each child can have their own small bag to carry with them. Makes 5 one cup servings.

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