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Mr. Crab

Mr. Crab

Put together a fun treat that the kids will love.

Gluten Free:
Serving Size:
Total Time:
Under 30 Minutes
Preparation Time:
Under 30 Minutes
Preparation Method:
Meal Occasion:
Appetizers & Snacks
Level of Difficulty:
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This recipe is recommended for 4 servings
  • 1 (15-ounce) can HORMEL® Chili With Beans
  • 4 kaiser rolls or buns
  • 1 (8-ounce) package HORMEL® Pepperoni
  • 3 slices American cheese
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • Carrot sticks


  1. Heat chili according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, split and toast rolls.
  3. Cut pepperoni into small triangles and cheese into medium triangles. Cut carrot sticks for legs. Slice cucumber for eyes.
  4. Fill each roll with 1/2 cup warm chili. Transform rolls into "Mr. Crab" by adding carrot-stick legs, pepperoni lower teeth and cheese upper teeth. Finish with eyes of cucumber slices and tomato halves attached with wooden picks.