courgetterpillar baby recipe
Foodie fun
Finger food

Introducing…Courgetterpillar! Try this easy cheesy foodie fun recipe with your little ones. Perfect for keeping little fingers busy.

Using just three suuuper simple ingredients you can create this cute creepy crawly at home

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    • Vegetarian
    • Soya free
    • Nut free
    • Gluten free
    • Egg free


    • 1 courgette half peeled (keep the peelings for its little feet)
    • 40g cream cheese
    • 40g grated cheddar
    • 1x wooden skewer (soaked in water)


    1. Chop the end stalk off the courgette + peel one half of the courgette (keep the peel to use as his little feet)
    2. Cut the courgette into discs - leaving the rounded end (head) a bit thicker
    3. Mix cream cheese + cheddar together and spread a layer over each of courgette disc
    4. Starting with the head - place on the skewer alternating peeled + unpeeled discs
    5. Cut circles out for his eyes
    6. Roast in the oven at 180’C fan for 40 minutes + cool before gobbling up!
    7. Remove the skewer for safety reasons!
    Fun for little ones

    Sensory fun

    Listen to my crunch as you chop chop chop

    Recipe tip bright ideas

    Sensory tip for older ones

    Let older little ones help mix the cream cheese + cheese together

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