Hungry caterpillars make good children's stories as well as a fruity feature using apples, kiwis, clementines and cleverness—an easy dessert that's simple enough for small hands. —Kim Mordecai, Little Rock, Arkansas
Hungry Fruit Caterpillar Recipe photo by Taste of Home
In a small bowl, whisk confectioners' sugar, milk and extract until smooth; set aside.
Cut apple in half lengthwise; place one half on a serving platter. Cut remaining half into slices. Cut eyes from one slice.
Using peanut butter, attach apple pieces for eyes and a cashew half for a mouth. If desired, attach thyme sprigs for antennae. Arrange apple slices and remaining fruit in a wavy pattern to form caterpillar body. Place cashews under caterpillar for legs; spoon glaze over fruit.