Apple Cheese Boat

Your kids will love eating this snack as much as they will enjoy making it!

Little sail boats made from an apple as the hull, rice krispie cereal and cheddar cheese for the sail.

Simple Recipes to Enjoy Together

Serves 1


  • ½ apple
  • 1 slice thick Canadian cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) puffed rice cereal
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) peanut butter
  • Toothpick


  1. Cut the apple so the stem is on the bottom and the apple sits flat.
  2. Use a paring knife to cut around the core of the apple. Push out core and discard.
  3. Cut a slice of cheese into a triangle with a butter knife.
  4. Spread peanut butter on the cut side of the apple.
  5. Pour cereal on a small plate. Press the apple with peanut butter side down into the cereal.
  6. Use a toothpick to attach the cheese to the apple.

Caution for Children Less Than 4 Years Old

Large pieces of apple, thickly spread peanut butter and toothpicks are choking risks for children under the age of 4.

For Grown-ups

Serve extra pieces of apple with a selection of cheeses. Try creamy Brie, a sharp aged cheddar, or a tangy blue cheese.  Dip apple slices in water and lemon juice to prevent browning.

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