platter of caprese ladybugs


  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 12 servings



  • 1 PKG Sliced Mozzarella Cheese
  • 6 large grape tomatoes
  • 12 Large Basil leaves
  • 6 – 12 black olives
  • Balsamic glaze


  1.  Arrange the mozzarella slices on a platter.
  2.  Top with a basil leaf – place several drops of balsamic glaze in the center of the leaf.
  3.  Slice a grape tomato in half and place in center of basil leaf.
  4.  Clip the end of the grape tomato to form a “V”.
  5.  Slice the black olives into quarters and place on the tomato to form the head of the ladybug.
  6. With a toothpick dot the “bugs” with the balsamic glaze.

      💜 Tara's Tip

      • These adorable appetizers are quick and easy and can be fun to do with the kids.