I’ve been asked a few times about the “buggy” foods that I served at my son’s 1st birthday party a couple months ago. So I thought I would share the ideas here. I had so much fun planning this party and creating all the food.
Ants on A Log
Celery filled with peanut butter and topped with raisins.
-pictured above with ants on a log
cubes of muenster cheese
crunchy chow mien noodles
Stick 6 noodles (3 on each side) into cheese cube and then 2 out the top for the antennae. Take time to pick out noodles that are similar in size so that they will sit nicely.
Black “Oreo” Spiders
-these aren’t actually Oreo’s but the name fits better…they are dairy free, gluten free cookies
red string licorice (if you can’t find string licorice, then get some that pulls apart)
white or red frosting
Gently push 4 pieces of licorice into each side of the cookie (for the legs). Put frosting in a piping bag or zip top baggie with a corner cut off. Squeeze on two dabs of frosting and place a red hot on each (for the eyes).
-perfect party activity
Take 3 marshmallows and use pretzels to join the marshmallows by pressing them into each one. Add 6 pretzels (3 on each side) for the legs. Add 2 pretzels on top and 2 red hots on the front for the antennae and eyes.