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Healthy Rudolph Holiday Appetizer Recipe

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Need a fun recipe to share at your next party or family gathering? Tryout this Rudolph holiday appetizer recipe. It’s delicious and cute!

This is a really easy recipe for an appetizer that makes for a fun holiday vibe on the snack or grazing table at your parties and gatherings.

There’s other fun appetizers you can try like Pumpkin Cheese Ball Appetizer Recipe, Easy Party Appetizer – Sweet BBQ Little Smokies, Sausage Pineapple Bites, Sweet and Sour Meatballs. You’ll have the best holiday grazing table this year!

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The holidays are one of the times of the year when it’s perfectly acceptable to make your food into characters too add to the fun of eating. Who is more festive than Rudolph when it comes to Christmas?!

Why not try out this easy and festive treat that everyone will love? Rudolph holiday appetizer recipe I fun for kids to make and it’s exciting to have for after school, afternoon snacks, or even a quick lunch.

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Can I prep these holiday appetizers in advance?

You can make this Rudolph holiday appetizer recipe a day in advance if need be but they’re better prepared fresh. The pretzels will stay crisp and the peanut butter / celery will be in top form if you make them the day that you need them.

If you need to make them in advance I would prepare all the ingredients and then assemble them fresh the day of the party or whenever you want to eat them!

A look at the finished Rudolph holiday appetizer recipe

Are these gluten free appetizers?

If you choose to use gluten free pretzels for the antlers on your Rudolph holiday appetizers you will be all set. Everything else in the recipe is naturally gluten free.

These easy holiday appetizers are also low carb, keto friendly, WW friendly and great as a healthy snack you can enjoy any time.

a look at the finished Rudolph holiday appetizer recipe ready to eat

Is this a keto | low carb holiday appetizer?

Yes! As I mentioned above you can enjoy this Rudolph holiday appetizer recipe on both keto and Weight Watchers plans and it’s low carb.

I would choose a peanut butter that doesn’t have any added sugar to help keep it low in carbs. There are tons of all natural choices and keto friendly peanut butter options in store now…even JIF makes one!

I like the Smuckers naturals which tastes great and is easy to find in store.

finished reindeer snacks ready to eat

What do I need to make Rudolph appetizers?

This easy recipe uses just five ingredients. You need celery, peanut butter, candy eyes, cherry tomatoes, and pretzels.

You can enjoy this tasty snack after a few minutes of prep. Most of these ingredients you probably already have on hand around the house. Assembling this snack is great for even kids to help with. Everyone can design their own reindeer! Yum!

ingredients needed to make the reindeer snacks.

Here are some kitchen essentials that I like to have on hand when making recipes like this:

Making tasty treats is a breeze with these kitchen essentials. Keeping things like this on hand makes my life so much easier in the kitchen.

Some things that are great to have on hand when prepping recipes like this is a cutting board, sharp knives, and storage containers.

You can also benefit from baking pans, a kitchen scale, measuring cups, and these mixing bowls!!

How to make an easy holiday reindeer snack:

Let me show you how simple it is to make this easy Rudolph holiday appetizer recipe. Here are the step by step instructions that even little kids can master. If you want to include everyone give a task in this list. Make a little assembly line!

Cut celery in 3-4 inch pieces.

first step in making the Rudolph holiday appetizer snacks

Fill with peanut butter.

pretzel antlers being added

Break the bottom off of the pretzels and place near the top of the celery to represent the antlers.

adding the eyes to the reindeer

Then add 2 eyes.

noses added

Place a red grape tomato on for a nose. 

Looking for more delicious appetizer recipes?

Here are some of our other favorite appetizers that are excellent to serve all year long but especially during the holidays.

finished Rudolph holiday appetizer recipe ready to eat

Try out all of these delicious snacks and appetizers and enjoy some delicious treats with friends and family this holiday season.

Printable Rudolph Holiday Appetizer Recipe:

Yield: 6 servings

Healthy Rudolph Holiday Appetizer Recipe

featured image showing the finished Rudolph holiday appetizer recipe

Need a fun recipe to share at your next party or family gathering? Tryout this Rudolph holiday appetizer recipe. It's delicious and cute!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • Celery
  • Peanut Butter
  • Candy Eyes
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Pretzels

Instructions

  1. Cut celery in 3-4 inch pieces.
  2. Fill with peanut butter.
  3. Break the bottom off of the pretzels and place near the top of the celery to represent the antlers.
  4. Then add 2 eyes.
  5. Place a red grape tomato on for a nose.

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 55Total Fat 3gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 0mgSodium 90mgCarbohydrates 6gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 2g

As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

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