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« on: January 01, 2010 12:21:28 PM »

Tomorrow evening having a ladies get together and I made these cute penguins. They are super easy, and YUMMY!!!!







Crazy easy Cream Cheese Penguin recipe:

Ingredients

    * 18 jumbo black olives, pitted
    * 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
    * 18 small black olives
    * 1 carrot

Directions
1. Cut a slit from top to bottom, lengthwise, into the side of each jumbo olive. Carefully insert about 1 teaspoon of cream cheese into each olive. Slice the carrot into eighteen 1/4 inch thick rounds; cut a small notch out of each carrot slice to form feet. Save the cut out piece and press into center of small olive to form the beak. If necessary cut a small slit into each olive before inserting the beak.
2. Set a big olive, large hole side down, onto a carrot slice. Then, set a small olive onto the large olive, adjusting so that the beak, cream cheese chest and notch in the carrot slice line up. Secure with a toothpick.

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« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2010 12:33:03 PM »

Wow those are so cute. I thought they were polymer clay from the display picture.
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« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2010 01:25:35 PM »

lol! my boyfriend and i made these last night. he used to make them when he was little. we were literally just talking about them just before i saw your post! i thought on their own they were a little on the bland side. if i did it again i might add some garlic and onion powder to the cream cheese for some flavor.
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« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2010 03:13:58 PM »

They look amazing!  Great idea.
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« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2010 08:26:48 PM »

So cute!  I'm having a winter themed bridal shower in a couple of weeks.  These are too adorable not to serve!!!  Thanks for the idea!
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« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2010 09:24:31 PM »

Aww! I used to make these too, when I was a kid! Well, my mom did, and would let me "help." We got the recipe from a Ty Beanie Babies book. Go figure. Thanks for reminding me of these! I am going to make some for a wedding reception I am going to tomorrow night!
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« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2010 11:45:22 AM »

Those are the most adorable hors d'oeuvres I have ever seen!! Almost too cute to eat.... almost!
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« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2010 01:42:43 PM »

Thank you so much for this! My mom loves penguins so this will be nice to make her Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2010 04:58:29 PM »

so cute!  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: January 02, 2010 05:55:26 PM »

Cuter than any other hors d'oeuvres I've ever seen!
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