Boiled Egg Snowman

Boiled Egg Snowmen
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When trying to get the kids to eat a healthy breakfast, mom’s will often try to make their food “fun”. Boiled eggs are an easy medium to manipulate with an adorably fun snowman result.

Whether just for fun or as your winter party potluck contribution… these little guys are sure to cause a stir.

INGREDIENTS (for 6 snowmen)
6 Boiled Jumbo Eggs
6 Boiled Medium Eggs
2 Carrots
Peppercorns
Pretzel Sticks
Green onion stems

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Slice off a small section from top and bottom of each egg to allow them to stand and stack neatly.

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If you are going to serve soon, you can use pretzel sticks to join each piece and they will be completely edible. If they need to sit for a while, the pretzels will become to soggy, so you will have to use wooden skewers.
Even if you are using pretzels, you will need to pierce the egg and carrot before pushing pretzels through.
Push a pretzel stick down into large egg to make body and place smaller egg on top.

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Peel carrots.
Slice the thick end of carrot into six 1/8″ slices to use as hat brims.
Slice middle of carrot (or smaller carrot) into six 3/4-1″ slices for top of hat.
Use skewer to “pre-drill” hole in carrots to allow pretzel to connect them with remainder of stick extending below brim.

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Push assembled hat down onto head.
Take the small end of a carrot (about 1/2″) and cut lengthwise into six sections to use as noses.
Using a toothpick, pierce “face” egg in the middle and insert the nose.
Pierce for the two eyes and four spots to make a mouth and press in peppercorns.
Pierce the “body” egg three spots to make buttons and press in peppercorns.
Break a pretzel in half and insert a piece in each side of the body to make arms.
You can optionally use green onion stems to make a hat band and scarf.
Split the green tube and open it up.
Gently scrape the blade along the inside of the opened stem to remove stiffness.
Trim the softened piece to make scarf or hatband and wrap in place.

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Boiled Egg Snowman
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Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 6 Boiled Jumbo Eggs
  • 6 Boiled Medium Eggs
  • 2 Carrots
  • Peppercorns
  • Pretzel Sticks
  • Green onion stems
Instructions
  1. Slice off a small section from top and bottom of each egg to allow them to stand and stack neatly.
  2. If you are going to serve soon, you can use pretzel sticks to join each piece and they will be completely edible. If they need to sit for a while, the pretzels will become to soggy, so you will have to use wooden skewers.
  3. Even if you are using pretzels, you will need to pierce the egg and carrot before pushing pretzels through.
  4. Push a pretzel stick down into large egg to make body and place smaller egg on top.
  5. Peel carrots.
  6. Slice the thick end of carrot into six ⅛" slices to use as hat brims.
  7. Slice middle of carrot (or smaller carrot) into six ¾-1" slices for top of hat.
  8. Use skewer to "pre-drill" hole in carrots to allow pretzel to connect them with remainder of stick extending below brim.
  9. Push assembled hat down onto head.
  10. Take the small end of a carrot (about ½") and cut lengthwise into six sections to use as noses.
  11. Using a toothpick, pierce "face" egg in the middle and insert the nose.
  12. Pierce for the two eyes and four spots to make a mouth and press in peppercorns.
  13. Pierce the "body" egg three spots to make buttons and press in peppercorns.
  14. Break a pretzel in half and insert a piece in each side of the body to make arms.
  15. You can optionally use green onion stems to make a hat band and scarf.
  16. Split the green tube and open it up.
  17. Gently scrape the blade along the inside of the opened stem to remove stiffness.
  18. Trim the softened piece to make scarf or hatband and wrap in place.

 

Comments

  1. My most ingenious way to get the kids to eat way Mickey Mouse pancakes — this puts my feeble effort to shame!

  2. shelly peterson says:

    these are a great idea and are super cute! The kids would enjoy these.

  3. Robin Wilson says:

    Kids love to eat things they help to make too. This would be great for that. Not to mention perhaps a Sunday brunch with friends or family.

  4. Jordan says:

    What a cute idea! How fun!

  5. Allison Downes says:

    Wow! This looks so cute and fun to make! Great idea to get kids to eat eggs. Thank you for sharing this 🙂

  6. CR Williams says:

    This is so cute, never thought of doing this before with eggs!

  7. Elena says:

    Looks so cute!

  8. Dandi D says:

    These look so fun–my son would really enjoy making some with me.

  9. These are cute and what a nice healthy treat and great way to get your kids to eat better. Not to mention they would have fun helping make them too!

  10. Birdiebee says:

    What a great idea. These are so cute. I am pinning for future reference. These will be so fun to make with/or for the grandkids.

  11. Rosie says:

    what a cute idea! I love boiled eggs, this is fun!

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