Cook's Corner

Pita Trees


Pita trees.Four whole-wheat pita pockets

16 pretzel sticks

½ cup low-fat or fat-free sour cream

½ cup guacamole

¼ cup red bell peppers, finely chopped


  1. Cut each pita pocket into eight wedges.
  2. Cut the pretzel sticks in half.
  3. Push a pretzel stick half into the center of the bottom of each wedge to form a tree trunk.
  4. In a small bowl, mix the sour cream and guacamole.
  5. Spread 1 teaspoon of the sour cream guacamole mixture on each pita wedge.
  6. Sprinkle a few bell pepper pieces on each pita wedge.

Makes 32 servings

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