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Easy Cheese Stix

I am always looking for simple things to make for after school snacks. I happened to have a package of wonton wrappers in my fridge and thought we would give this a try. Now my kids make them all the time.

Won ton wrappers
String cheese

Break one string cheese in half or thirds. My half pieces leaked out a little. Wrap them in wrapper. Dip finger in water to seal the edges. Spray with Pam to give them a little crispness.

Bake at 400 degrees for 8 minutes then turn and 8 minutes more. Dip in marinara, pizza sauce or ranch.


Chicken and waffles

I have a son who is obsessed with chicken, he is also obsessed with waffles. He jokingly said to me that I should just make chicken and waffles together. So :)I did. Everyone was a little hesitant at first but it was love at first bite. My 9 year old nephew and 12 year old niece stopped by and were curious about it. They tasted it... and loved it. The syrup is a must have with it. Just dip and eat baby.

1 bag Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips
1 box mini toaster waffles (you can also make your own, but this was just faster)

Buttermilk Syrup:
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons Karo syrup
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Cook chicken strips and waffles according to package instructions.
Once chicken and waffles are fully cooked, cut them to desired bite-size shapes. I quartered each waffle.

Buttermilk Syrup: (This recipe will rise so make sure you have enough room or it will go everywhere.)
Heat stove top to medium-high heat.
Use a large pot so the liquid doesn't boil over.
Place the butter, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, Karo syrup, and buttermilk in the pot.
Mix until all the ingredients are fully combined and the mixture begins to bubble.
Let mixture bubble for about 45 seconds, stirring constantly.
Remove the pot from heat and add the baking soda.
Mix until well combined.
Place the pot back on the heat, and let the syrup bubble for another 45 seconds, stirring constantly.
Take off of heat, continue to stir until it cools down a little and the bubbles disappear.
Serve warm and enjoy!