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    Ladybug Appetizers

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    tazdevilfan's Note:

    Cherry tomato quarters form the wings of these adorable little ladybugs. The delightful creatures are perched on crunchy crackers spread with a seasoned cream cheese mixture.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a small mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth.
    2. 2
      Add sour cream, chives, parsley and garlic salt; mix well.
    3. 3
      Place 1 tablespoon in a small plastic bag and tint black; set aside.
    4. 4
      Spread remaining cream cheese mixture on crackers.
    5. 5
      Arrange two tomato quarters on each for the ladybug wings.
    6. 6
      For heads, halve the olives widthwise; place one half on each cracker.
    7. 7
      Insert two chives into olives for antennae.
    8. 8
      Use tinted cream cheese mixture to pipe spots onto wings.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 16, 2009

      55

      I have no idea how these taste because I am lactose intolerant but I am giving them 5 stars for cuteness! I made these for a baby shower where I happened to know the baby's nursery theme was ladybugs and they were a huge hit with the expecting parents!

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    • on January 02, 2008

      45

      I don't like tomatoes, so I made this to bring to a New Year's party. They were a big hit! Thanks for the great recipe. I had a problem finding black food coloring so we made them without the "spots" and they still looked as cute as can be.

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    • on August 31, 2007

      55

      These are AWESOME. Have made many, many times. Always a hit with a crowd and never any left over. Don't assemble too far in advance, the crackers will become soggy.

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    Nutritional Facts for Ladybug Appetizers

    Serving Size: 1 (86 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 93.2
     
    Calories from Fat 52
    56%
    Total Fat 5.8 g
    9%
    Saturated Fat 1.8 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 6.0 mg
    2%
    Sodium 175.5 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 8.9 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    2%
    Sugars 0.9 g
    3%
    Protein 1.5 g
    3%

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    fresh chives

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