Tasty insect recipes

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
Bug Blox
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2 larges Packages gelatin
2½ cup Boiling water (do not add cold water)
Stir boiling water into gelatin. Dissolve completely.
Stir in dry-roasted leafhoppers.

Pour mixture slowly into 13 x 9 inch pan. Chill at least 3 hours.

BLOX will be firm after 1 hour, but may be difficult to remove from pan. Cutting blox: dip bottom pan in warm water 15 seconds to loosen gelatin. Cut shapes with cookie cutters all the way through gelatin.

Lift with index finger or metal spatula. If blox stick, dip pan again for a few seconds. Banana Worm Bread ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ½ cup shortening ¾ cup sugar 2 bananas, mashed 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup chopped nuts 2 eggs ¼ cup dry-roasted army worms Mix together all ingredients. Bake in greased loaf pan at 350 for about 1 hour. Rootworm Beetle Dip ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2 cup low-fat cottage cheese 1½ teaspoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons skim milk ½ cup reduced calorie mayonnaise 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon onion, chopped 1 ½ tsp. dill weed 1 ½ tsp. Beau Monde 1 cup dry-roasted rootworm beetles Blend first 3 ingredients.

Add remaining ingredients and chill. Chocolate Chirpie Chip Cookies ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2 ¼ cup flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1 cup butter, softened ¾ cup sugar ¾ cup brown sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 2 eggs 1 12-ounce chocolate chips 1 cup chopped nuts ½ cup dry-roasted crickets Preheat oven to 375. In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large bowl, combine butter, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla; beat until creamy. Beat in eggs. Gradually add flour mixture and insects, mix well. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop by rounded measuring teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Recipes compliments of Kathy Gee and Julie Stephens. Shared by: Sam Lefkowitz, June/95 Log: Captain S.Lefkowitz (S.S. Mein Kind) Submitted By SHARON STEVENS On 10-22-95

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