Stuffed Celery Bites (Italian Style)

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 5 mins

A tasty twist on a favorite appetizer. Enjoy! For easiest preparation, spread the cream cheese mixture in the celery first, then slice into 2-inch pieces.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lightly coat a skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add pine nuts and minced garlic. Cook over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until nuts are golden brown, stirring frequently. Set aside.
  2. Remove tops and wide base from celery stalks.
  3. In a small bowl stir together the creeam cheese and Italian cheese blend. Spread or spoon cheese mixture into celery.
  4. Cut each filled stalk of celery into 2-inch pieces.
  5. Sprinkle half the pieces with the pine nut mixture and half with the sunflower seeds.
  6. If desired, top with celery leaves.


Most Helpful

As the 3 stars say, WE LIKED THESE. I couldn't find sunflower seeds so I used pine nuts on all of them. It seemed like they were missing something and it could be because I used regular cream cheese rather than the optional cream cheese with sun-dried tomatoes. I added a pinch of kosher salt and that perked them quite a bit. I will make this again and play with some other spices like Italian Seasoning. Thank you for posting Deb!

puppitypup November 05, 2007

This was really good and easy to put together. I mixed the pine nut & garlic into the cream cheese mix and then sprinkled all with the sunflower seeds. I had to use plain cream cheese so added sun dried tomatoes. Thank you for sharing your recipe!

Susie D August 08, 2006

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