Apple “Teeth” Snack

Cute or creepy?  Whatever you think of this apple “teeth” snack, they will be a hit with your children.  And maybe even the kid at heart of yourself or someone else.

Simple to prepare, this snack will go over well.  And it is always a good idea to have a healthy snack midafternoon or as an after school snack.

Not only does the apple provide you with great fiber and vitamins, the sunflower seed butter or peanut butter will give you just enough protein to carry you through until supper time.  Now the marshmallows do not have any nutritional value, but if they are what will get your kid to eat the apple slices, I say, by all means give them the marshmallows.

If you read my review here, you will already know that Curious George is a big hit at my house.  And that is where the idea for this snack came.  In a book about the curious little monkey making apple cider, the back page had a drawing of this snack.  I just had to assemble it and take a picture.

When making your apple wedges, make sure they are “flat” sided and not slanted.  In other words, the wedge should be the same thickness from front to back.  Then spread your sunflower seed butter or peanut butter on the bottom wedge.  Stand the marshmallows upright on the bottom wedge.  Then spread the butter of your choice on the bottom side of the top wedge, and place on top of the marshmallows.

You can make these in advance by dipping the apple wedges in lemon juice and letting dry a bit before assembling to prevent browning.

The curious little monkey at my house wants to know what you think of this.  If you like it, post it to Twitter, Facebook or on Pinterest using the buttons below the recipe box.  Also, feel free to leave a comment here.

Also shared at Allergy Free Wednesday and Gluten Free Fridays and Gluten Free Monday. Gluten Free Wednesday.

Apple “Teeth” Snack

Ingredients:

  • Red apples
  • Sunflower seed butter or peanut butter
  • Mini marshmallows

Directions:

  1. Cut apple slices into flat wedges.
  2. Dip in lemon juice if making ahead of time.
  3. Spread the butter of your choice on the bottom wedge.
  4. Stand mini marshmallows upright on bottom wedge.
  5. Spread the butter of your choice on the bottom side of top wedge.
  6. Place top wedge on top of the marshmallows.
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7 Responses to Apple “Teeth” Snack

  1. Anita Qualls says:

    Hello…I work with your husband sometimes…and he told me about your new website! How exciting for you! I’m looking forward to more wonderful things you will put on here…so far I like what I see..I am vegan and that’s what I’m interested in the most. Keep up the great work!! I can see that you are very taleneted! Take care! Anita.

  2. Thanks for linking up at our Gluten Free Fridays party! I have tweeted and pinned your entry to our Gluten Free Fridays board on Pinterest! 🙂 See you next Friday! Next Friday one lucky blogger will be randomly selected to win a case of Planet Rice! Its yummy! Its gluten free, sprouted and grown in the US. You can link up to 3 entries! The more you link up the better you chances to win! (entries from US only) Cindy from vegetarianmamma.com

  3. Heidi says:

    Awesome!!! I would love it if you visited my new Gluten-Free Monday party at OneCreativeMommy.com and linked up this and any other idea you would like to share. I hope to see you there.

  4. Rosemary says:

    Taking the apple treat to my dentist’s office tomorrow.

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