Here are three little peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches I made for my son in the past few weeks.
First we have a slightly crazy looking bunny rabbit. I used a cookie cutter from Easter to make the bunny shape. My bread wasn't quite big enough, so I took my rolling pin to flatten it just enough for the cutter to fit. You can still see a little bit of the crust on his chin. The crazy look comes from two Wilton's candy eyes that didn't quite match. A heart sprinkle for a nose and a few teeth carved from a few white chocolate candy melts complete the face. I drew a mouth on using an edible food marker.
Next we blast off with a rocket ship. I made the sandwich and just started cutting away pieces with a knife to get the body of the ship. I used left over sandwich pieces to lengthen the "fins" and add "wings" (I guess) to the sides. It looked a little messy, but my son still loved it. I used cheese and my tiny star cutter to set the scene and added some "cheese fire" to make the rocket blast off. I added some candy coated sunflower seeds for decoration.
Finally, a little Toy Story Alien. Ever since we returned from Walt Disney World, little man has been almost constantly playing with his Bucket O' Aliens and Bucket O' Army men. I decided to surprise him with a little alien lunch tomorrow. The head, mouth, and ears were cut using some strategic slicing with an oval cutter. The antenna is a piece of bread just sorta twisted up on the end. An Alien needed (of course) three eyes and a light dusting of green sugar sprinkles. Healthy? Well... no... not really.... so I'll make sure he gets some carrots and celery in his lunch as well.
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