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                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Kiwi Fruit Christmas Tree Platter
                        INGREDIENTS
• 4 kiwifruit, peeled, sliced • 2 Tbs pomegranate arils • 2 Tbs blueberries
• 2 thick slices pear
DIRECTIONS
Arrange kiwi on plate in shape of Christmas tree. Sprinkle with pomegranate arils and blueberries. Place pear slice on cutting board. Use small star cookie cutter to cut out star. Place on top of tree. Use remaining pear slice to create tree trunk.
NOTE: No pomegranate arils or blueberries on hand? No problem! Use dried fruit, nuts or other fruit to decorate your kiwi tree.
Recipe courtesy produceforkids.com
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Chocolate Popcorn Reindeer
8 servings
INGREDIENTS
• 8 cups unsalted, unbuttered popped popcorn
• 2 1/2 cups mini marshmallows
• 1/2 cup chopped dark chocolate or dark chocolate chips • 2 Tbs butter or light olive oil
• 1/4 tsp salt
• 16 pretzel sticks
• 16 eyeball candies*
• 8 red candy-coated chocolate candies
DIRECTIONS
Place popcorn in large mixing bowl.
In saucepan set over medium heat, heat marshmallows, chocolate, butter and salt, stirring often, until smooth. Toss marshmallow mixture with popcorn until well combined. Scoop 3/4 cup popcorn mixture into ball. Repeat with remaining mixture to make 8 balls. Place each ball in paper muffin cup liner. Insert pretzel stick on each side of ball to resemble antlers, stick two eyeball candies on for “eyes” and red candy for “nose.” Let cool completely.
*Eyeball candies can be found in the baking aisle of your local supermarket or bulk food stores.
Recipe courtesy popcorn.org
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