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oatmeal chocolate-chip creme pies

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by alyssa jarrell Photos by Chris Newby

Snack like a grown-up Spiked reboot of after-school treats sure to appeal to the big kids at heart

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emember when you were 6 and refused to take a nap after getting home from a long day of school? I mean, school was crazy busy and all — what with the taking care of the class guinea pig, making butter by shaking up a jar, show and tell, and story time. Yet, somehow I never felt I needed a nap — naps were for babies and little kids. October 2012

and mini cans of Pringles. Her parents even kept a box of Ritz crackers and a can of Easy Cheese around for her snack. Despite all of the tantalizing treats given to us at the end of the school day, all I ever really wanted was milk and cookies. But my parents wouldn’t budge. So I decided to make for you what was never made for me: an after-school snack worthy of our time and efforts. I know we are “grown-ups”

Of course, I may have refused — but my parents always found me fast asleep, curled up somewhere warm and cozy. Outside of naps though, the other great thing about being that age was the always amazing after-school snack. Remember those? I bet you had those healthy parents who made you the apple with peanut butter, or the “ants on a log” celery sticks with peanut butter and raisins. My neighbor Amy always got to have the processed store-bought stuff: the little packs of Goldfish

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Little d After Dark

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October Little d After Dark 2012  

Monthly entertainment magazine of the Denton Record-Chronicle.

October Little d After Dark 2012  

Monthly entertainment magazine of the Denton Record-Chronicle.