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Fun Food at Como Town

Como Town and Como Zoo have everything from rides to animals.  Emily is there today and it’s all about the fun food for the kids!



Dessert Mini Burgers

Yield: About 20
Ingredients:

1 box Vanilla wafers
1 T Corn Syrup
1 T Sesame Seeds
1 bag York Peppermint Patties
1 Can Vanilla Frosting
Red food coloring – as needed
Yellow food coloring – as needed
Green food coloring – as needed
½ C Shredded coconut

Set up for burgers

1. Place 20 vanilla wafers flat side down on work surface

2. Brush tops with corn syrup to and then scatter sesame seeds over all to resemble a sesame seed bun top

3. Using a fork whisk ½ can of frosting with yellow food coloring to create “mustard”

4. Using a fork whisk ½ can of frosting with red food coloring to create “ketchup”

5. Using a fork toss shredded coconut with green food coloring to create “shredded lettuce”

To assemble

1. Place 20 vanilla wafers round side down on work surface

2. Use a butter knife to spread ”ketchup” on the flat side of the vanilla wafers

3. Unwrap and place the York peppermint patty on the “ketchup”

4. Use a butter knife to spread ”mustard” on top of the peppermint patty

5. Scatter the “shredded lettuce” over the “mustard”

6. Place a bun top over all sesame seeds facing up

7. Scatter some “shredded lettuce” over your serving platter and stack burgers for service