Bat Bites

Bat Bites Recipe
These bite-sized bats have an adult-friendly flavor from the goat cheese, cream cheese, and pesto mixture. The kids will love to shape the bats' bodies, decorate their faces, and give them wings. Keep it simple by preparing just about everything ahead of time.

Yield:

16 Servings

Recipe Time

Prep: 50 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 130
Fat 10 g
Satfat 4 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 154 mg

Ingredients

1 (4 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
8 ounces soft, mild goat cheese, at room temperature
1/4 cup pesto
2 tablespoons coarsely ground black pepper
2 tablespoons poppy seeds
8 pitted olives, sliced
32 peppercorns
32 triangular blue corn chips or free-form wing shapes made from leftover tortillas from Ghost Chips

Preparation

Mash together cream cheese, goat cheese and pesto. Chill for 40 minutes.

Shape mixture into 16 2-inch balls, about 1 heaping tsp. each. Roll in black pepper and poppy seeds to cover. Press two olive slices into balls for eyes and place peppercorns in centers for pupils.

Insert chip on either side of ball for wings; serve.

Note:

October 2005
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