Cook's Corner

Leprechaun Hats


Leprechaun hats.1 cucumber

¼ yellow bell pepper

4 ounces low-fat cheese (such as mozzarella, provolone, cheddar, or Monterey Jack)


  1. Cut ½ of the cucumber crosswise into three 1-inch sections.
  2. Stand the cucumber sections up, and cut each section in half to make the top of the hat.
  3. Cut the other ½ cucumber into thin strips that are a little longer than the cucumber sections to make the brim of the hat.
  4. Cut the pepper into 6 small squares.
  5. Cut the cheese into 6 thin strips.
  6. Take one cucumber section, one strip of cheese, one cucumber strip, and one pepper square to form a hat.

Makes 6 servings

Safety tip: To prevent injuries, an adult should slice ingredients.