Recipes for Snacks for Kids: Apple Marshmallows Smile

Recipes for Snacks for Kids

Want to send a unique snack with your loved one to work or school? Perhaps you are trying to cheer up your child? Or encourage a loved one to stay on a diet? This is a darling presentation of a basic snack. Sometimes we just need to present snacks differently- to encourage them to eat something new (and healthy yet disguised!)

Recipes for Snacks for Kids: Apple Marshmallows Smile

Recipes for Snacks for Kids: Apple Marshmallows Smile

Recipes for Snacks for Kids: Apple Marshmallows Smile

Ingredients

  • red apple, sliced
  • marshmallows
  • peanut butter

Instructions

  1. On one side of the sliced apple put enough peanut butter to hold the "teethe" marshmallows in place.
  2. Make sure you put the red sliced side on the side of the teethe so that the red appears to be the "lips".
  3. *Round apples make the best smiles. Apples that are smaller at the base (like the one pictured) make 'acceptable' unique smiles!
  4. Variations:
  5. For a funny smile you could add a "cavity" by putting a bit of caramel or chocolate syrup on one marshmallow.
  6. Add a chocolate chip or raisin for a "rotten tooth". This would allow for a great conversation starter of what is healthy in this snack, what is not so great and why.
  7. Use whatever butter you need and or prefer: for nut allergies you may be able to use almond (which is actually considered a fruit see) butter or sun (sunflower seed) butter. Natural, homemade, almond, and cashew butters could all be used.
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Thanks to Rachel  for this recipe!

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Comments

  1. heidi eaton says

    This is something my granddaughters would love making and eating. They usually have apples and caramel all the time this would be a nice change. Thanks for the great idea.

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