Ants on a Log

We would never encourage our kids to play with their food but they may not be able to resist with this snack. Ants on a log has been around for many generations.

There’s a good chance your grandparents enjoyed this healthy snack a time or two! What makes this one so popular is that it’s so easy and it has many potential variations.

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Ants on a Log

For this recipe we used the traditional ingredients:

  • Celery
  • Peanut Butter
  • Raisins
  • Cream Cheese **

**not one of the traditional ingredients but yummy just the same!

Here’s a look at how easy it is for your kids to put together for an easy, healthy snack.

And just in case you were wondering there are other names for this snack.

Ants on Vacation — no raisins
Ants on a Slip n Slide – drizzle honey on top of peanut butter

You can also change it up a bit.

  • Add chocolate chips instead of raisins
  • Use yogurt instead of peanut butter and add trail mix on top (honey would be good on this one too)
  • Take a risk and use Nutella on the celery with some nuts.

Enjoy!

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