Cheesy broomsticks

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  • Makes: 12

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  • Costs: Cheap as chips

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Child friendly

Cheesy broomsticks make a fun savoury snack for Halloween celebrations. Made with only 3 ingredients, these clever little treats are so easy! The kids are going to love making them and eating them too. Serve with vegetable dips and sauces. This recipe makes 12 broomsticks in a batch, but double the quantities if you'd like to make more or you're catering for more people. These cheesy broomsticks are so simple to make, plus they only take 10 mins to whip up. Make them as a spooky snack this Halloween and let the kids have a bit of fun with them! They'll love getting stuck in and helping make them and they'll also love playing around with them before eating them after, which makes them a really fun and easy choice.

These broomsticks are best served on the day they're made. Store in the fridge.


  • 6 slices Dairylea cheese
  • 12 pretzel sticks
  • 12 chives


  1. Carefully slice each Dairylea square in half. Cut ‘fringing’ three-quarters of the way up each piece of cheese to create the bristles.
  2. Wrap a slice of cheese round the end of a pretzel stick and carefully separate the bristles. Secure the cheese to the pretzels with chives.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 25(kcal)
  • Fat 1.5g
  • Saturates 1.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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