On the Menu Today~
Stuffed Mini Sweet Peppers a.k.a
Ants on a Big Log
Everyone has heard of ‘Ants on a Log’
The snack that was first introduced back in the 1950’s.
A snack made by spreading cream cheese or
peanut butter on celery and placing raisins on top.
This recipe is a ‘new’ variation of Ants on a Log…
Ants on a Big Log replaces the celery used to make Ants on a Log
with mini sweet peppers…sound strange?
Don’t knock it, until you try it!
Ants on a Big Log are delicious and
good for you too.
There are numerous variations of ants on a log including:
Gnats on a Log (currants)
Ants on Vacation (without ants or no raisins)
Ants on a Slip and Slide (add honey on top of the peanut butter, then add raisins)
Ants on a Big Log make a great snack, anytime~
6 to 8
mini sweet peppers
6 to 8 teaspoons
peanut butter, creamy or chunky
24 to 32
- Cut mini sweet peppers in half lengthwise, leaving stems intact. Discard top half of mini peppers or save for another use.
- Remove membranes and seeds from peppers, discard.
- Fill mini sweet peppers with 1 tablespoon peanut butter.
- Place raisins on top of peanut butter.
Peppers, Peanut Butter, Raisins, Stuffed
Today’s Tasty Tidbit:
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