I'm sure your child tonight is going to get all sorts of treats! The trick is knowing which ones are gluten free! I found a great UPDATED website that you can use as a guide. You can even print it off for easy reference. It comes to us from the great people @ about.com. Click the button below to see this year's Halloween Gluten Free "SAFE list".
In the recipe I'm going to teach you how to BLANCH ALMONDS. Don't be scared. It's super easy and kind of addicting fun. Weird I know, but we had a blast doing it. By "we" I mean I was enjoying my craft when my husband jumped in to help because he thought it looked like fun! You can even use your blanching skills to make your own almond milk! See my recipe HERE.
Created by jalene
Makes 8 sets
- Bring 1 cup of water to boil over medium heat. Drop the almonds in the boiling water and boil for 1 minute. (Do not over boil or your almonds will turn soft). Immediately drain and place the almonds into a small bowl of ice cubes and water. Allow to stand for about another minute and then drain. The skins should POP right off. Set aside the blanched almonds on a paper towel.
- Wash and dry your apple and then cut into 16 wedges. (I use my apple cutter and then slice the 8 wedges in half to make 16.)
- Lather your favorite butter of choice in between 2 slices and then stick in your "teeth" (aka blanched almonds). Walla! Scary teeth or lion teeth. Depending on who's looking at them. :)
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