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RITZ Cream Cheese & Veggie Swimmers

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Baby carrot slices create the fish scales, and pieces of pimento make the eyes and mouths of these 'gold fish' bites."
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20 m servings 102
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Spread crackers with cream cheese spread.
  2. Top with overlapping rows of carrot slices as shown in photo.
  3. Cut small piece off each pimento piece. Add smaller pimento pieces to topped crackers for the fishes' eyes, then add remaining pimento pieces for the mouths.


  • Tips:
  • Substitute:
  • Use green onion slices to make the fish eyes and/or mouths instead of the pimento pieces.
  • Variations:
  • Substitute 3 baby English cucumbers or 12 radishes, cut lengthwise, then crosswise in half, for the carrots.
  • Nutrition Bonus:
  • Your kids will love these colorfully decorated topped crackers. And, you'll love the fact that they are an excellent source of vitamin A, thanks to the carrots.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 102 calories; 7.5 7.2 1.8 16 131 Full nutrition

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An extremely versatile recipe so in the "spirit" of Halloween I cut the carrots into the shape of pumpkins.

How can you go wrong with this?! I especially like the notes with the alternate suggestions - green onion, cucumber, radishes... there are loads of possibilities. Imagine a tray of these litt...