Kermit's Green Apples with Peanut Butter Dip

mickey_checkApples and peanut butter are a classic snack, and an unexpected treat when the apple looks like everyone’s favorite frog. Kermit comes alive when you carve a green apple to look like the world famous frog and you add marshmallow eyes and a red apple slice for his mouth. Serve the apple with a tasty peanut butter dip.

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prep time 20 mins

cook time 0 min

total time 20 mins

What You’ll Need
FOR KERMIT:
1 green apple
1 red apple
1 marshmallow
Black edible marker
Sharp paring knife
FOR PEANUT BUTTER DIP:
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup marshmallow fluff
2 teaspoons lemon juice
How To Make It
  • 1

    Slice a green apple in half, from the stem to the end.

  • 2

    Place half of the apple on your plate and reserve the other half.

  • 3

    Trim two diagonal slices from the tapered end of the apple, making one end of the apple narrower.

  • 4

    Use a sharp knife to carve a half moon-shaped smile into the center of the apple.

  • 5

    Trim a slice of red apple into a matching half moon shape. Cut away most of the white of the red apple slice so that the skin is easy to bend.

  • 6

    You will need to press the red apple slice into the opening in the green apple. Trim the skin until it fits snugly.

  • 7

    Cut a marshmallow into 4 quarters. You will use two of the half circles for Kermit's eyes.

  • 8

    Use the black edible marker to draw on pupils.

  • 9

    Press Kermit's eyes onto the apple. The sticky marshmallow acts like glue, holding the eyes in place.

  • 10

    Take your reserved green apple and trim a few triangle shapes. Place these around Kermit's neck, as his ruffle.

  • 11

    Mix the peanut butter and marshmallow fluff in a small bowl.

  • 12

    Add 2 teaspoons of lemon juice. The lemon juice will help loosen up the peanut butter and marshmallow, giving it a creamy consistency. It will also balance the sweetness of the marshmallow. Serve with sliced apples.

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