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Cucumber flowers.

These fun-to-make snacks are cool, creamy, and delicious! Ask an adult to help you.

You Will Need.

1 cucumber, peeled and sliced into 1/4" rounds Lowfat cream cheese (plain or fruit flavored) Dried fruit (raisins, apricots, pineapple), cut into small pieces Sunflower seeds, optional Red or green grapes, washed and cut in half

Directions.

1. Blot cucumber rounds on a paper towel to remove moisture. 2. Spread a generous layer of cream cheese on each cucumber round. 3. Arrange dried fruit pieces around the edge of the cucumber, pressing them into the cream cheese. These are the "petals." 4. Place sunflower seeds between the dried-fruit petals to make smaller petals. 5. Press half a grape into the center of each "flower." 6. Chill and serve.
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Title Annotation:recipe
Author:Miller, Holly; Miller, Alicia
Publication:Children's Playmate
Date:Apr 1, 1997
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