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Yellow Ants On A Log Granola Bars

The seasons of being trapped inside during stormy, cold weather is upon us and kids are already starting to go a little stir crazy. “Can we go outside?” No. “Why?” It’s raining. “Please?” Because please makes it not rain, right? LOL! It’s okay, just because they’re stuck inside doesn’t mean you all can’t have a good time. These Yellow Ants On A Log Granola Bars are going to be a great thing to surprise your kids with. Here’s what you do: next time y’all are stuck, tell them to set up the living room like a picnic. Then, make all their favorite picnic foods and turn on their favorite movie. While you’re enjoying the show (and after they’ve eaten), bring out the ants! Your kids are going to think it’s the funniest thing ever, and you’ll have saved the day. Enjoy!

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What You Need To Make Yellow Ants On A Log Granola Bars:

  • Quaker Chewy Dips Granola Bars (I used chocolate chip)
  • M&M’s Candies
  • Hershey’s Chocolate Kisses (Really you can use any plain chocolate you have on hand)
  • Ziplock Sandwich Bag
  • Sharp Knife

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How To Make Yellow Ants On A Log Granola Bars:

Unwrap two chocolate kisses and place them in a small microwave safe bowl

Microwave on high for 30 seconds or until just melted enough to be stirred with the tip of a knife.

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Turn a sandwich bag inside out over your hand and scoop up the chocolate.

Turn the bag right side in and press the chocolate mixture into one corner of the bag.

Ants on a Log

With a sharp knife, just barely cut the corner of the sandwich bag off so that you have a teeny tiny hole from which you can pipe the chocolate. The smaller the better.

Unwrap a granola bar.

one by one

Pipe two small dabs of chocolate onto the top of the bar and affix two M&M’s candies onto it.

The melted chocolate will act like a glue to hold the body of your ants onto the log.

three by three

Repeat this process to form the body of your second ant.

Pipe two eyes onto your ants.

two by two

Pipe three legs on each side of your ants radiating out from the center of the body where the two M&M’s candies meet.

Repeat!

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Yellow Ants On A Log Granola Bars

Yellow Ants On A Log Granola Bars

Next time your kids are stuck inside, throw a living room picnic and make them these yellow ants on a log granola bars! They're going to love them!

Ingredients

  • Quaker Chewy Dips Granola Bars (I used chocolate chip)
  • M&M's Candies
  • Hershey's Chocolate Kisses (Really you can use any plain chocolate you have on hand)
  • Ziplock Sandwich Bag
  • Sharp Knife

Instructions

  1. Unwrap two chocolate kisses and place them in a small microwave safe bowl
  2. Microwave on high for 30 seconds or until just melted enough to be stirred with the tip of a knife.
  3. Turn a sandwich bag inside out over your hand and scoop up the chocolate.
  4. Turn the bag right side in and press the chocolate mixture into one corner of the bag.
  5. With a sharp knife, just barely cut the corner of the sandwich bag off so that you have a teeny tiny hole from which you can pipe the chocolate. The smaller the better.
  6. Unwrap a granola bar.
  7. Pipe two small dabs of chocolate onto the top of the bar and affix two M&M's candies onto it.
  8. The melted chocolate will act like a glue to hold the body of your ants onto the log.
  9. Repeat this process to form the body of your second ant.
  10. Pipe two eyes onto your ants.
  11. Pipe three legs on each side of your ants radiating out from the center of the body where the two M&M's candies meet.
  12. Repeat!

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