The Murphy Family's Apple Snack Caterpillar


  • mini red wax-wrapped cheese wheels
  • Granny Smith apples
  • fruit leather


  • cutting board and knife

Prep time:


Cook time:

one caterpillar per person

Recipe submitted by:

The Murphy Family

  1. Slice a Granny Smith apple and arrange it on a plate so it looks like a caterpillar's body.
  2. Place a red cheese head at one end.
  3. Add fruit leather legs and antennae.
  4. Use an extra slice of cheese to make the eyes and cut out wee pieces of apple skin for the pupils and nose.

Enjoy your fun and healthy snack while reading Eric Carle's, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.