To make snack time even more delightful, parents can get creative in preparing goodies for their kids who do home learning. Whether their little ones need a quick pick-me-up in between online classes, or something to much-on to energize them as they do homework, here are yummy and easy-to-make snacks that are sure to fit the bill.
Delightful Fried Cream-Os
With its crunchy, bitter-sweet chocolate cookies and rich creamy vanilla or chocolate filling, Jack ‘n Jill Cream-O is yummy on its own. With this new twist, parents can make this even more delightful for their kids.
Start by mixing pancake batter with water according to package directions, or creating his or her own batter by combining flour, water, milk, and eggs. Dip the Cream-O into the batter then fry in hot oil for about two (2) minutes or until they are golden-brown. Place the Cream-Os on a paper towel to drain excess oil. Serve and enjoy!
No-bake Quake Overload Chocolate Cake
Moms and dads can try this no-bake chocolate cake for their kids’ dessert during lunch break.
First, prepare the frosting by whisking an all-purpose cream until it thickens. Once it doubles its size, pour half (1/2) a can of condensed milk and mix it well together. Place it inside the refrigerator to chill for an hour.
When the frosting is ready, start assembling the cake by slicing the Jack ‘n Jill Quake Overload cake bars in half horizontally to create two even layers. Spread some of the frosting onto the bottom cake layer. Place the second layer and put the remaining frosting on the top and sides of the cake. Add some crushed Cream-O bits as the finishing touch. Put the cake in the fridge for at least 30 minutes before serving.
Magic Flakes Tuna Nuggets
Here’s an interesting twist on the classic tuna sandwich that both adults and their kids will surely enjoy.
To make this recipe, combine one (1) can of tuna, two (2) packs of crushed Jack ‘n Jill Magic Flakes Plain, two (2) tablespoons of flour, one (1) minced onion, salt, and pepper. Mix all ingredients thoroughly and form into nuggets—get creative as you mold them into different shapes and sizes. Fry the Magic Flakes Tuna Nuggets until they are golden brown and serve it with your kid’s favorite dipping sauce!
Presto Peanut Butter Cups
This snack is a must-try for parents whose kids are peanut butter lovers.
To start, one will need one (1) cup of melted chocolate bar and one (1) cup of melted Presto Peanut Butter cream filling. In a cupcake tin, pour one (1) to two (2) tablespoons of the melted chocolate and place in the refrigerator to set. Top the chocolate with the same amount of the melted Presto Peanut Butter cream filling. Sprinkle some crushed Presto cookie bits on top and refrigerate for an hour before serving.
Choco Knots Cereal Mix
Parents can prepare this easy-to-follow recipe for their kids who love breakfast cereals and Jack ‘n Jill Choco Knots.
In a nonstick pan, melt marshmallows over medium heat. To avoid burning, mix it every 30 seconds. Once it’s melted, pour in the rice cereal, chocolates, and Choco Knots bits. Stir the ingredients until fully combined then cut into smaller squares. Let cool and set before serving.
Parents can even try making strawberry or milk-flavored version of this by simply substituting Choco Knots with Berry or Milky Knots variant.
Wafrets Chocolate Milkshake
Moms and dads can serve this yummy wafer milkshake for their kids as a refreshing companion of during recess.
Simply cut Jack ‘n Jill Wafrets into smaller pieces and combine it with milk, ice cream, and sugar. Place the mixture in a blender and blend until it’s smooth and creamy. Garnish the milkshake with a stick of Wafrets and enjoy!
Dewberry Ice Cream Cake
After a productive session at school, adults can reward their little ones with this yummy dessert using Dewberry.
To make this, put crushed Dewberry into a bowl. Add a quarter (1/4) cup of melted butter and mix well. Once done, press the mixture into a greased pan — this will be the crust of the ice cream cake.
Next, spread vanilla ice cream over the crust and let it freeze for two (2) hours. Before serving, drizzle some chocolate syrup and add some Dewberry crumbs. This fruity cake would surely be a hit for kids at home.
Do you have creative recipes in mind featuring Jack ‘n Jill Biscuits and Cakes? Post them on Facebook and use the hashtag #JacknJillSnacktimeFavorites.
Jack ‘n Jill Cream-O, Quake Overload, Magic Flakes, Presto Creams, Choco Knots, Dewberry, and Wafrets are proudly-made Filipino products of Universal Robina Corporation (URC). Learn more about URC by visiting its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/urcphilippines.