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Make this Easy String Cheese Pencils Snack

Looking for a fun, protein-filled afterschool snack? Try these cute String Cheese Pencils!

String Cheese Pencils | perfect for back to school

Gearing up for back to school? I know some states have already started, but we're still counting down the days here in the DC area.

No matter how old your kids are, they come home from school hungry! It's a good idea to give them protein snacks to keep them going until dinner is ready.

These String Cheese Pencils take a few minutes to make, and they're fun to eat! These would be fun to serve for an afternoon playdate.

String Cheese Pencils

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. For each pencil, cut one end of a cheese stick to make it flat.
  2. Cut a small circle out of the bologna, and attach it to the end of the cheese stick with mustard.
  3. Press the end of a Bugle into the other end of the cheese stick.
  4. Attach the raisin with mustard or by pressing it into the Bugle.

Here's a printable version of the recipe:

String Cheese Pencils

String Cheese Pencils | perfect for back to school
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2-in thick slices of bologna
  • mustard
  • Bugles Corn Snacks
  • raisins

Instructions

  • For each pencil, cut one end of a cheese stick to make it flat.
  • Cut a small circle out of the bologna and attach it to the end of the "pencil" with mustard.
  • Press the end of a Bugle into the other end of the cheese stick, then attach the raisin (either with mustard or by pressing it into the Bugle).
  • For more ideas of afterschool snacks, follow my Back to School & Lunch Packing board on Pinterest.

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    This String Cheese Pencils recipe is linked up to Tip Me Tuesday at Tip Junkie and Feasting in Fellowship Friday at Comfy in the Kitchen.

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