Wonderful Little Cream Cheese Penguins

Norma DeRemer

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@PApride

My daughter also showed me these sweet little fellows. They are so easy to make and your guest will think you took a long time to make them. You could also use green olives for making ducks.


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Serves:

18 appetizers

Prep:

45 Min

Ingredients

18
jumbo ripe pitted olives (from 3/4 ounce can)
1 pkg
(8 ounce) cream cheese
1
carrot (at least 6 inches long and 1 inch diamenter), cut into 1/4 inch slices
18
small ripe pitted olives
18
frilled toothpicks

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut a slit in each jumbo olice from top to botton on one side only.
2
Insert about 1 teaspoon of cream cheese into olive to fill cavity.
3
Cut small notch out of the carrot slice for form feet.
4
Press cutout notch into center of small olive to form beak (if necessary, pierce olive with a small paring knife or toothpick to make a hole).
5
Using a frilled toothpick, stack small olive (head), stuffed jumbo live (body) amd carrot slice (feet), adjusting so the beak, cream cheese breast and notch in carrot slice line up.
6
(Pinguin will stand better if olives are stacked with the larger hole facing downward).
7
*Set these perky little party penguins in a bed of crushed ice, and they will look like they've waddled right down from the North Pole.
8
*Use regular toothpicks in place of the frilled picks. Then attach a small piece of pimiento to toothpick on top of the small olive for a stocking cap.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids