Mrs. Simac's 2nd Grade News
December 19, 2014
Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Congratulations Cole! Voted our most Empathetic student by his classmates!
Farm to School
Personal Size Sweet Potato Pies
24 pre-made mini pie shells
Oil for pans
1 (12 oz) can yams or sweet potatoes
2 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup caramel sauce
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
2. Put the pre-made mini shells inside a greased 24 count mini muffin pan.
3. In a large bowl, add the yams, cream cheese, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, allspice, brown sugar and caramel sauce. Beat with a hand-held electric mixer until well combined. Dollop 2-3 tablespoons of the pie mixture into each shell. Bake until the custard sets, about 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.
Holidays Around the World & Snowshoeing Holiday Party!
On Friday afternoon, the entire 2nd grade and Mr. Gregory's 4th grade class went on a snowshoeing adventure in the woods! We stopped in our outdoor classroom and Mrs. Hoffman read us a story. It was a beautiful day and we all had a blast!