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Let Your Imagination Run Wild with these Rice Cake Animal Snacks

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Aren't these adorable? Rice Cake Animals are a healthy, delicious and easy-to-make snack that your kids will love.

The great thing about these is that they're easily customizable to suit your child's tastes and the ingredients you have access to. Also, if your child is unable to have peanut butter you can easily swap it out for jam or cream cheese.

Ingredients

Bear

  • Rice cake
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 slices banana
  • 3 blueberries

Cat

  • Rice cake
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 sliced strawberry
  • 2 blueberries
  • 1 raisin
  • shredded coconut

Owl

  • Rice cake
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 slices banana
  • 2 blueberries
  • 1 slice strawberry
  • 2 slices of apple
  • 1 tsp cheerios

Lion

  • Rice Cake
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 3 slices banana
  • 2 blueberries
  • 1 raisin
  • shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup mandarin slices

Directions

Bear

Spread the peanut butter on the rice cake.

Grab your two slices of banana and cut one of the slices in half.

The large slice will be used for the bear's nose and the half slices will go on the top to form the ears.

Use two blueberries for eyes and one for the middle of the bear's nose.

Cat

Spread peanut butter on the rice cake.

Slice a strawberry in half and place the halves on the rice cake to use as the cat's ears.

Create the cat's eyes using two blueberries.

Use two slices of banana, one raisin and coconut shaving to make the cat's nose, mouth and whiskers.

Owl

Spread the peanut butter on the rice cake.

Place two slices of apples on either side of the rice cake. They'll be the owl's wings.

Use two banana slices for the eyes.

Add two blueberries (for eyes), a strawberry slice (for the beak), and cheerios (for feathers).

Lion

Spread peanut butter on the rice cake.

Add two pieces of banana for ears, two blueberries for eyes, two bananas for the muzzle and shredded coconut for whiskers.

Place the mandarin slices around the rice cake to create the lion's mane.

Your rice cake animals are now ready to eat!

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