Makes 12 ladybugs
12 seedless red or green grapes
12 (6- to 8-inch) wooden skewers
or colored toothpicks
12 whole strawberries with stems
1 package mini-morsel chocolate chip
Place a grape on a wooden skewer, sliding it all the way to the end of the stick. This is the ladybug's head. Next place the strawberry on the skewer, stem end first, and slide it down to touch the grape. This is the ladybug's body. Lay the ladybug down and carefully push the pointed ends of several chocolate chips into the strawberry to make the ladybug's spots.
Now you have a ladybug on-a-stick!
Batter Up Kids: Delicious Desserts
by Barbara Beery
Gibbs Smith, Publisher
75 color photographs by Marty Snortum
Recipe reprinted by permission.
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