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Feb 10, 2007 05:29 AM

Outer Space Breakfast recipes needed

Looking for son's classroom is having a potluck breakfast next week to celebrate the conclusion of a unit on space. I'm in a black hole of inspiration - any ideas on outre space themed, transportable breakfast finger food? Thanks.

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    1. Don't know that this will help but maybe some idea - like making "pouches" of dried fruits and nuts (if there aren't allergy restrictions).
      Another thought is too make granola and/or cereal balls in varying sizes to resemble the planets. Don't know what binder you would use but since it's actually for breakfast and not a treat I think maybe a granola bar recipe with some honey would probably work out.

      1. Also Rice crispies treats are VERY moldable. i would look at the ricekrispies website for some ideas. I bet they'll have some. Our you could great a rice krispies planetary system with differnt sized balls etc. All put together with wire.
        Another idea would be a build your own alien or space man. You could use things like pretzels and gum drops, marsnmellows and string liquorice and have the kids construct their own klittle edible aliens.
        Stars are easy to make out of bread with cookie cutter. Little star shaped sandwiches or cookies are easy make.

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        1. re: bolivianita

          Just noticed the breakfast part! sorry. PBand J are served for breakfats at my house all the time so some star and moon shaped sandwiches would work. A Space Mobile made with different sized fruits. oranges, tangerines, grapefruit etc. ?

        2. Green eggs and ham!! Maybe put in a sandwich?

          1. Freeze dried fruits and veges. Your local backpacking store whould have such and other package freeze dried items that should work.

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            1. re: Kitchen Queen

              I've seen freeze dried fruits and vegetables near the bulk aisle at Whole Foods. freeze dried corn, peas, onions, tomatoes, cranberries, strawberries, peaches, mangos.... and the list goes on. I've always been curious as to how they taste and what people use them for