Introduction: Olive Penguin
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Step 1: What You Need
- Cream cheese block cut into thirds
- Jumbo Olives
- Small or medium olives
- Tooth picks
- red bell pepper
Step 2: Cheese Ball
make your favorite cheese ball recipe and put it in a bowl filled with plastic wrap
Step 3: Cheese Ball 2
press the ball down well to make sure there are no air pockets so the igloo will be smooth, then wrap it in the plastic wrap
Step 4: Cheese Ball 3
take the cheese ball out of the bowl and turn it over then smooth the rounded side with your hand
Step 5: Penguins
make a vertical slit in one of the Jumbo olives , this will be the body , which you will stuff with cream cheese. (You’ll use 1/3 of the block to stuff penguins. Save the rest for “icing” the igloo.)
Step 6: Penguins 2
now stuff the olives with cream cheese
Step 7: Penguins 3
smooth ot the cream cheese
Step 8: Penguins 4
wipe off the excess with a damp cloth
Step 9: Penguins 5
Set the body on a carrot slice with a notch cut out. You’ll use the notch for the penguin’s beak, so don’t pop it into your mouth.
Step 10: Penguins 6
Now, take one of the smaller olives and cut a horizontal slit where you will put the beak
Step 11: Penguins 7
Jam the beak into the slit
Step 12: Penguins 8
Next, stab a toothpick through the body into the carrot and set the head on top
Step 13: Santa Hat
to make the santa hat, cut a side off the red bell pepper and make a straight edge for the bottom of the hat.
Step 14: Santa Hat 2
Cut out the hat in a size that will fit atop your penguin.
Step 15: Igloo
Your cheese ball should be chilled by now, so turn it out onto a platter and scoop out an entry way.
Step 16: Igloo 2
Beat 1/3 of the cream cheese block and 1-2 Tbsp of milk until creamy.
Step 17: Igloo 3
Use the mixture to “ice” the igloo
Step 18: Igloo 4
Use the final 1/3 of the cream cheese block to make the ice blocks around the igloo entrance.
Step 19: Igloo 5
Drag a toothpick to make block marks in the icing
Step 20: Finally Your Done
now enjoy your treat
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