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Baloo's Bugle

August 2006 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 13, Issue 1
September 2006 Theme

Theme: Zoo Adventures
Webelos: Citizen & Communicator
Tiger Cub


Animal Crackers
San Gabriel Valley Council

Yields 2 dozen cookies


  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • ¼ buttermilk

Directions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grind oats until fine using a blender of food processor. In medium bowl, stir together the blended oats, flour, baking soda and salt. Cut in the butter using a pastry blender or your fingers until the butter lumps are smaller than peas. Stir in the buttermilk and honey to form a stiff dough, On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/8 inch I thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Place cookies 1 inch apart onto cookie sheets. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes in the preheated oven until edges are lightly browned. Remove fro cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.

Cub Cakes
Great Salt Lake Council

You will need
  • Chocolate cake mix
  • Cup cake liners
  • Muffin tin
  • Frosting
  • Small mint patties
  • Junior mints

Directions:  Mix and cook cup cakes following directions on the cake mix. Allow cooling down, then frost with store bought frosting or use the frosting recipe we used for the birds nest cupcakes. Once they are done frosting them have the boys place one small mint patty and three small chocolate mints to make the paw prints.

Chocolate Covered Animal Crackers
Great Salt Lake Council

You will need Animal crackers Chocolate and White dipping chocolate Sprinkles Colored sugar Chopped nuts Crock-pot Parchment paper Cookie sheet Put the parchment paper on the cookie sheet and set aside. Melt the dipping chocolate in the crock-pot on low heat. Once melted put in about 6 to 8 animal crackers at a time. Use a wooden spoon to remove them and place them in your desired topping. Turn the cracker until evenly coated and then place on the cookie sheet and allow cooling down.

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