prep time 20 minutes , serves 4 people
Ladybug tomato appetizers are the great idea for children parties and entertainment. They are simple to make and taste great.
- 4 cherry tomatoes
- 4 olives
- 4 oz cream cheese
- 2 tbsp sour cream
- handful of parsley
- black food color gel
- 8 baguette slices
- green onion or chives
- In the oven, broil the baguette slices for a couple minutes – optional. Arrange on a large plate or platter
- Mix cream cheese with sour cream. Remove 2 tablespoons to a small bowl and tint black with food color . Place tinted cream cheese mixture in a small plastic bag; set aside.
- Spread cream cheese over baguette slices.
4.Place parsley leaves over the cream cheese spread.
5. Slice cherry tomatoes in half. Then slice each half about three-fourths of the way through.
6.Lay each half tomato on a slice of bread and spread to look like a ladybug’s wings. Pipe cream cheese mixture on top of tomatoes as the dots for ladybug
7.Place a black olive slice on the uncut end of each tomato to form the head. The rounded ends of the olives work best. Place 2 thinly cut green onion strip into olive holes