Baloo's Bugle

September 2008 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 15, Issue 2
October 2008 Theme

Theme: Adventures in Books
Webelos: Citizen and Showman
Tiger Cub
Achievement 5


Recipes for Muggles:

Great Salt Lake Council


1 cup club soda or cream soda

1/2 cup butterscotch syrup (ice cream topping)

1/2 Tablespoon Butter


  Put butterscotch and butter into a 2 cup glass.

  Microwave on high for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes, or until syrup is bubbly and butter is completely melted.

  Stir and cool for 30 seconds,

  Then slowly mix in club soda.

  Mixture will fizz quite a bit.

  Serve in two mugs or small glasses; perfectly warm wizards treat for two!

Acid Pops

Great Salt Lake Council

  Roll round lollipops (sour flavors are ideal) lightly in honey,

  Then coat them in Pop Rocks for a tastes that both sour and explosive.

Cockroach Clusters

Great Salt Lake Council

         Melt Chocolate until smooth, (Done with adult help and a double boiler)

         Then stir in broken pretzel pieces and dry chow mein noodles.

         Drop by the Tablespoon on to a sheet of wax paper, and

         Then freeze until hardened.

Wand Skewers

Great Salt Lake Council

Spear a wand (bamboo barbecue skewers, available at most kitchen supply shops) with chunks of fruit, cheese or vegetables for a healthy magical treat.

Pumpkin Juice

Great Salt Lake Council


2 cups of pumpkin, chopped up into chunks

2 cups of apple juice

cup of pineapple juice


         Juice the pumpkin pieces by squeezing through a cheese cloth or using a juicer if you have one.

         Pour the pumpkin juice, apple juice and pineapple juice into a blender.

         Add the honey (we recommend you start with 1 teaspoon, as you can add some later!) to the juices

         Blend thoroughly.

         Add your spices (to taste). This might take some experimentation to get right.

         Chill your pumpkin juice or serve iced and enjoy!

         1 teaspoon of honey-more or less to your liking

         Cinnamon, Ginger, Nutmeg and/or Allspice (all ground, to taste)

Dinosaur Punch

Heart of America Council


1 can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed

1 can frozen limeade concentrate, thawed

1 cup water

1 liter Sprite

Green food coloring


  Mix together concentrates, water and Sprite.

  Add food coloring to achieve desired look.


  Serve over ice.

Peanut Candy

Heart of America Council

A real vs. folk hero, American scientist, George Washington Carver devised over 100 ways of preparing the peanut as food, including peanut cheese, peanut fudge, peanut butter, peanut soup, and even peanut ice cream.


2 cups sugar

1 cup roasted, skinless peanuts



  Melt the sugar slowly in a frying pan, stirring constantly.

  Butter a shallow dish and cover the bottom with the peanuts.

  Pour the melted sugar over them.

  Set aside.

  When cool, break into pieces and serve.

Peanut Salad with Bananas

Heart of America Council

  Slice bananas and spread them out on lettuce leaves.

  Sprinkle liberally with chopped peanuts and

  Serve with mayonnaise, plain salad dressing or yogurt.


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