2 ounces cream cheese, softened2 tablespoons sour creamBlack paste food coloring1/2 teaspoon minced chives1/8 teaspoon garlic salt1/8 teaspoon minced fresh parsley36 butter-flavored crackers18 cherry tomatoes, quartered18 large pitted ripe olives72 fresh chive pieces (about 1-1/2 inches long)DirectionsIn a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sour cream until smooth. Remove 1 tablespoon to a small bowl and tint black. Place tinted cream cheese mixture in a small plastic bag; set aside. Add the chives, garlic salt and parsley to the remaining cream cheese mixture. Spread over crackers. Arrange two tomato quarters on each for the ladybug wings. For heads, halve the olives widthwise; place one half on each cracker. Insert two chives into olives for antennae. Use tinted cream cheese mixture to pipe spots onto wings. Yield: 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts 1 serving (3 each) equals 86 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 187 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.