Eat At Your Own Risk

August 19, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Since it is swimsuit season, I thought I would offer you a couple of recipes that are sure to fit your summer diet. These are courtesy of Iowa State University’s Entomology Club. Happy snacking!

Crackers and Cheese with Candied Crickets

  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 4 oz. shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp. Worchestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp. chopped onions
  • 1 tsp. chopped green pepper
  • 2 tsp Miracle Whip®
  • candied crickets
  • Directions
    Soften cream cheese. Introduce remaining ingredients.
    Spread mixture on cracker and top with a candied cricket.

    Chocolate Covered Grasshoppers

  • baker’s chocolate
  • candied crickets
  • Directions
    Melt baker’s chocolate in double boiler.
    Fill molds halfway with chocolate, add grasshoppers, fill rest of the way.
    A tasty surprise in every one!



    Disclaimer: Smart Pest Solutions and the Department of Entomology at Iowa State University is not responsible for gastric distress, allergic reactions, feelings of repulsion, or other problems resulting from the ingestion of foods represented on these pages!