Time to make: 10 mins
Total cost: $ 6.00 / $ 0.30 per serve
(at time of publication)
20 whole fresh dates, pitted
40 pieces sliced almonds
20 teaspoons Philadelphia Light Cream Cheese Spread
Total fat 1g
Saturated fat 0g
Dietary fibre 2g
1 Carefully open each date and remove the stone. Insert two almond slices.
2 Stuff date with a teaspoon of cream cheese. Don’t worry if some of it sticks out, as it will make the it look like a partly squashed cockroach.
3 Arrange the cockroaches on an orange plate or board and leave it at the front door, along with a few spiders.
- Instead of almonds, anything crunchy will do — hazelnuts, peanuts, cornflakes or even toasted seeds.
- Dried dates can be used, but they will have a more squashed look and they’re trickier to stuff.
- The almonds can be bought already sliced.
- The cockroaches are best eaten fresh, while they’re still crunchy.
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