Green Eggs and Ham (My Kids Will Eat)

Photobucket“Mom, every year, you make some version of green eggs and ham and we never like it. But I think you have a winner with this one!” (You can say that again, kid!)

I do so like green eggs and ham!
Thank you!
Thank you, Sam-I-am!   ­- Green Eggs and Ham, Dr. Seuss

There were tons of fun Dr. Seuss activities floating around Pinterest, however, when I spotted this non-seussical idea, I decided to attempt a green version for Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

When I made these candied green eggs and ham, my kids gobbled them without complaint.  Imagine that!  I’ve never seen them so enthusiastic to eat green eggs and ham!

This will definitely be a tradition when honor Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

And they’ll be cupcakes too, of course.

Green Eggs and Ham (adapted from From Away)

Ingredients

4 ounce bar of good white chocolate

Green M&Ms candies

Pretzel sticks, broken in half.

Directions

Using a double boiler, bring 1-2 cups of water to a boil.  Break white chocolate up into small pieces and add to top pan, stirring constantly until chocolate melts.

Line a cookie sheet with wax paper or non-stick aluminum foil.  Drop small quarter-size dollops of white chocolate onto lined cookie sheet.  Place a single M&M on each chocolate pool, with the print facing down. Add two halves of pretzel sticks. Let cool completely at room temperature and then place in freezer for ten minutes to set candies.

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Denise

From start to finish, Denise is Run DMT, a Tampa Bay marathon mom on the run trying to maintain an easy pace through it all between races and raising three beautiful, brilliant children (ages 13, 9, 4). In 2007, I discovered a passion for running and in February 2015, I completed my tenth marathon, however, I continue to train for a variety of races and triathlons. In my spare time, I founded Tampa Bay Bloggers, a hyperlocal blogging network.

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15 comments

  1. Wishful Shrinking says:

    This is a brilliant idea, especially for kids birthdays! Although my nieces and nephew don’t have any problems eating ham and eggs, they’ll love your version of green ham and eggs for sure.

  2. Shannon says:

    I love these! Made something similar late last night, but used white chocolate melting disks. :o) It’s Dr. Seuss day, cute lunches were a necessity!

    Thanks for linking up to Momtrends.com this week!

  3. cheerful says:

    wow, this really nice…thanks for sharing, something new to try! my kids had green eggs and ham too last Friday, lucky they like it…but this, i bet in a minute it will be gone! visiting from FTF, hope to see you around. thanks and have a great week. :)

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