Santa Claus is Coming to Town movie night is a holiday tradition in our home. Celebrate Christmas movie night with some fun and easy to make appetizers inspired by Santa Clause is Coming to Town.
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We love the classic Christmas movies in our home. I love watching the old animated movies from when I was young. I wanted to hold a Santa Claus is Coming To Town Movie Night. I decided I wanted some healthy snacks in addition to the traditional hot cocoa and cookies. I saw pictures of these little Santa and penguin appetizers and decided to give them a try.
Of course, it wouldn’t be movie night without a treat too! Be sure to whip up a batch of Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix and your favorite Christmas desserts. Here are some to get you started!
Santa and Penguin Appetizers
- 12 grape tomatoes
- 24 mini fresh mozzarella balls
- 24 black olives
- 4 oz. cream cheese
- 4 baby carrots
Soften the cream cheese and whip until fluffy.
- Cut the top 1/3 off a grape tomato. Empty out the seeds and make room for the cheese ball.
- Cut a piece of the mozzarella cheese ball and fit into the opening in the tomato.
- Using the tip of your knife, cut spots for the olives to be placed for the eyes. Cut very small pieces of the black olive and insert into the spots created for the eyes.
- Using a small knife, dab the softened cream cheese to make a beard for Santa.
- Using a toothpick attach the hat to the tomato.
- Cut one black olive in half. Using a dab of the softened cream cheese, attach to the sides of the mozzarella ball to make the wings of the penguin.
- Cut a small piece of carrot for the penguin beak. Insert into a whole black olive.
- Attach the whole black olive to the cheese ball using a toothpick.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 91Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 189mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 5g
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