How to Make Ladybug Appetizers - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Ladybug Appetizers

It is amazing how some simple ingredients when put together can transform a drab dish into a good looking one. These ladybug appetizers fall in that category. The salted biscuits and the mint spread complement each other well. Cherry tomato halves forms the body of these bugs while we have used grapes for the head. Kids will be delighted to have these to snack on.

Serves Preparation Time  Cooking Time
2 People  10-15 Minutes  0 Minutes


  • 10 monaco Biscuits
  • 5 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 5 black grapes, cut in half
  • 1 tsp dark chocolate, melted

For the Yogurt-mint Spread

  • ¼ cup hung yogurt
  • 1 tbsp mint puree
  • 1 tsp ginger-chili paste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ tsp powdered sugar


Step 1

Mix all the ingredients listed for the spread. Season it as per taste. Set aside.

Step 2

Make a slit in the middle of the cherry tomato halves. Dot them with melted chocolate using a toothpick.

Step 3

Now, line the biscuits in a serving plate. Spread little yogurt-mint spread over each of them. Next, place the dotted cherry tomato halves for the body of the ladybug.

Step 4

Place the black grapes for the head of the ladybug.

Step 5

Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Calories 159 K cal
Proteins 3.9 g
Fats  6.1 g
Carbohydrates 21.4 g
 Cholesterol 3 mg
Sodium 299 mg
Potassium 134 mg


Tip: You can use white chocolate to design the eyes of the ladybug. Also, you can use any other spread of your choice.
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