Make colorful ladybugs with your kids with fruit flavored snacks. Fun to make and fun to eat!
box Betty Crocker™ Fruit Roll-Ups™ Blastin’ Berry Hot Colors™ fruit flavored snacks
vanilla wafer cookies
box Betty Crocker™ Fruit Gushers™ fruit flavored snacks (any variety)
Round candy sprinkles
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
tube (0.68 oz) Betty Crocker™ black decorating gel
Unroll and remove paper from desired color Fruit Roll-Ups fruit flavored snacks. Using 2 1/2-inch round cutter, cut 4 circles from snacks. (A bottle cap this size can also be used to cut around with knife or kitchen scissors.) Wrap cut circles around wafer cookies.
To make legs, cut rectangle from blue portion of fruit flavored snack 3 inches long and 1/2 inch wide; roll up tightly. Cut into six 1/2-inch pieces. To attach legs, cut a 1 1/2-inch circle from fruit flavored snack. Place leg pieces on circle, attaching with small amount of frosting. Attach to bottom of covered wafer cookie, using small amount of frosting.
Attach Fruit Gushers fruit flavored snack to top of covered wafer cookie using small amount of frosting for head. Place candy sprinkles on lady bug. Place frosting in small resealable sandwich-size bag; cut off very small corner. Pipe eyes on ladybug; add dot of black gel for pupil of eye. Repeat to make 3 additional ladybugs.
Top cupcakes with ladybugs just before serving for a birthday or summertime celebration.
Ladybugs make a great edible centerpiece; place on plastic wrap or cooking parchment paper to prevent them from sticking to the plate.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Ladybug
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- 1 1/2g,
- 1 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.