Driscoll's Mouse and cheese bento
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Mouse and cheese bento

Make your little one's lunch more interesting with this adorable Mouse and Cheese Bento Box! With more time up your sleeve and a bit of creativity, berries can become more than just a healthy lunchbox treat.

  • Method

    1. Preparation

      Have a shallow bento box and two cupcake papers on hand.

    2. Strawberry mice

      Cut two 5cm licorice lengths and insert one into each strawberry at the hole created when berry was hulled. d. Insert one white chocolate chip (tip first) at tip of each strawberry to create mouse's nose. Insert two chocolate chips a half-inch up from the nose to form eyes. Insert an almond slice above each eye to form ears. Place strawberry mice in cupcake papers and put into bento box.

    3. Cheese sandwich

      Stack bread slices on top of each other and trim to shape that mimics cheese wedge. Unstack slices and use small, round cookie cutters (or extra-large straws) to cut holes into one of the slices. Spread the uncut slice of bread with peanut butter, top with the holed slice of bread, and fill holes with berries of varying sizes to match sizes of holes.

    4. Serving

      Place sandwich in a bento box and fill any surrounding gaps with carrots and berries.

  • Ingredients

    2 tablespoons peanut butter
    1 cup mixed Driscoll's Berries (blueberries, blackberries, raspberries)
    ½ cup mini carrots
    1 red licorice
    2 Driscoll's strawberries, hulled
    4 almond slices
    6 mini chocolate chips (4 chocolate and 2 white chocolate preferred)
    2 slices sandwich bread

    • Serves 1
    • Snack
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