Monster Apple Faces

Have candy?   Peanut butter?   Some apples?   Random candy??

Have we got the snack activity for you!

Super silly, absolutely tasty, Monster Apple Faces.
monster apple faces
During the kids birthday party we had a candy buffet for the kids to decorate their own cupcakes – it was a huge hit!     But really, we should have just skipped the cake and had the kids make these!

The Apple Faces would be a great alternative to a birthday “cake” for families with gluten intolerance!

monster apple faces
What did we use to create our faces?   Apples, carrots, cream cheese, peanut butter, coconut shavings, sprinkles, nerds, jelly beans, nerds, yogurt covered raisins, cereal, gummy worms, licorice bits, and more!

Kids Snack Instructions:

Cut slightly less than 1/4th of the apple out, and core the remaining portion.   This will be the apple’s “mouth”.

Add something sticky to coat the mouth of your apple – we used cream cheese and peanut butter, but I bet nutella would be great too!

Silly snack for kids

We made some with horns, some apple monster faces with worms crawling out of their heads, and of course, lots of crazy eyes.   These were a hit with my preschoolers..

Birthday party snack idea

Have you played with your food?   Or done an activity with monsters?

Let me know!   I’d love to feature you in an upcoming post!

20 Comments

  1. Oh man, I can’t really bare to watch these stuff. I’m ready to gobble them up….

  2. I usually like my apples plain and no-fuss but this is just irresistible!

  3. My kids will surely love this idea! They love apples. They love it plain and sugar coated. And this one will be a blockbuster! Thanks for sharing Rachel! 🙂

  4. Now that’s how you get kids to eat their fruit! Would you come over to my link party tomorrow and share your recipes/ideas with us at Cast Party Wednesday? http://www.ladybehindthecurtain.com
    I hope to see you there!

  5. Wow! They are really monster like! :))) Thanks for adding this to High paw last week! 🙂

  6. Omigoodness- those made me giggle! What a fun and inventive way to get your kids to eat their vegetables. What funny!

    Thanks for linking it up to The Sunday Showcase 😉

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  8. These are the cutest treats. I love them. I will be trying some out with my kids.

  9. I love these treats. They looks so yummy.

  10. Oh that’s so fun, what a great idea

  11. This is the cutest thing I have ever seen!

    Thank you for stopping by the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop this week. We hope to see you drop by our neck of the woods next week!

  12. Such a cute idea. Great way to use left over candy, since a candy holiday is coming up! I am delighted to feature this food craft idea on Mom’s Library at Pounds4Pennies this week.

  13. These are the cutest things ever. My oldest would go crazy for these and they’re simple enough that I would actually let her put them together herself. Great edible craft post, thanks for sharing and for linking up with us over at Tell it To Me Tuesday!

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