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Festive DIY Lunchables: A Merry Christmas Lunch with Mini Cookie Cutters

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The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than by adding a touch of Christmas magic to your kiddos lunch! Say goodbye to ordinary meals and hello to a festive DIY Lunchable. In this blog post, we'll explore how to create a fun and merry Christmas-themed lunch using mini cookie cutters. Get ready to embark on a culinary adventure that will delight your taste buds and bring joy to your lunchtime routine.


Ingredients:


1. **Assorted Christmas Cookie Cutters:** Opt for mini versions of your favorite Christmas shapes like trees, stars, snowflakes, and gingerbread men.


2. **Assorted Cheeses:** Cheddar, mozzarella, and Swiss are great choices. Choose a variety to add color and flavor to your lunchable.


3. **Cold Cuts:** Turkey, ham, and salami work well. Select your favorites or mix and match for a diverse taste experience.


4. **Crackers:** Choose a mix of whole grain, multigrain, and classic crackers for texture and taste variety.


5. **Fresh Vegetables:** Cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, and bell pepper strips add a refreshing and crunchy element.


6. **Dips and Spreads:** Hummus, cream cheese, and mustard can be used to enhance flavors and provide dipping options.


7. **Fruits:** Grapes, apple slices, or berries add a touch of sweetness and color.


8. **Nuts:** Almonds, walnuts, or pistachios can provide a satisfying crunch. Avoid if allergic.


Instructions:


1. **Select and Prep Your Ingredients:**

Gather all your ingredients and wash and slice the vegetables and fruits. Make sure the cheeses and cold cuts are cut into slices that are easy to work with.


2. **Get Creative with Cookie Cutters:**

Use the mini Christmas cookie cutters to transform your cheeses, cold cuts, and even some veggies into festive shapes. This step adds a playful and decorative element to your lunchable.


3. **Assemble Your Lunchable:**

Lay out a variety of crackers on a large plate or bento box. Arrange the festive-shaped cheeses, cold cuts, and veggies in an organized and visually appealing manner. Don't forget to add some fruit and nuts for a balanced meal.


4. **Add Dips and Spreads:**

Place small containers of hummus, cream cheese, or mustard in the lunchable for dipping. This not only enhances the flavors but also adds an interactive element to your meal.


5. **Pack and Enjoy:**

Once everything is assembled, pack your DIY Christmas Lunchable in a lunchbox or container. Attach the free printable to the front or inside. This meal is sure to bring a smile to your kids face.


Creating a DIY Lunchable with mini cookie cutters is a delightful way to infuse the holiday spirit into your meals. Get creative, involve the whole family, and enjoy a festive and delicious Christmas lunch that's as fun to make as it is to eat. This merry meal is bound to become a new holiday tradition that adds a sprinkle of joy to your lunchtime routine.

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