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Veggie Cheese People

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin


  • 1 cup baby carrots
  • 3 celery ribs
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes
  • 1 small zucchini and yellow summer squash
  • 1 medium sweet yellow, red or green pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1/4 cup pitted ripe olives
  • Pimientos
  • 3 string cheese
  • Block cheddar cheese
  • Wooden skewers and toothpicks


  1. Cut vegetables and cheese into desired shapes. To create people, thread the shapes onto skewers; use toothpicks to attach arms and legs. Insert skewers into a block of cheese.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 59 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 296mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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