Friday, April 23, 2010

Cream Cheese Penguin Appetizers - A Flashback



All you need for these handsome Penguins is jumbo olives, small olives, carrots and cream cheese.

Cut a slit from top to bottom on the jumbo olive, and carefully insert about a teaspoon of cream cheese.

Slice the carrot into 1/4" thick rounds, cut a small notch to form feet. Save the cut out piece for the beak and press into the small olive (the head). Secure with a toothpick.

Give it a try....they are FUN! I plan on using them on my veggie platter and might also try a flavored cream cheese.

Recipe from Betty Crocker's Best Christmas cookbook. I originally posted this in December 2008, and am reposting it for Flashback Friday hosted by Suzy at Kitchen Bouquet.



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Debbie
Debbie@Mountain Breaths
Debbie@Mountain Breaths

Hello, I'm Debbie.I enjoy hiking, kayaking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the Adirondack Mountains (thus Mountain Breaths). I live in Upstate NY with my supportive husband and have three precious sons..

10 comments:

  1. They look so cute...I don't like olives, can you think of a good sub??
    I will try them..to serve someone else!

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  2. Good Job - I like the bigger feet too!!

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  3. Debbie, they are adorable!

    My oldest daughter has always loved penguins - I'm thinking of surprising her for Christmas :)

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  4. They are just the cutest things! i am going to make them for Christmas gatherings too. They look good with your size of olive as well.

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  5. Thanks everyone! I think they will look adorable on my veggie platter. Might try using a flavored cream cheese.

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  6. These are just too adorable! You are so talented in all that you do!!!

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  7. Debbie, your penguins are almost cuter than Kiki, and you know I'm a big fan of hers :)

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  8. Debbie, another flock of adorable penguins. ... They look particularly dashing on your black and white plate.

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  9. I still think these are the cutest thing in the world. Yours turned out so great Debbie. Thanks for joining me in the flashback :-)

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