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Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Servings: 1

Monkey Faced Bagel

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Going back to school can sometimes be a drag, but not when your kids have this lunch to look forward to. Make their first day (and every day) a fun one with this cheeky monkey recipe.



  • 1 Dempster’s® Original Bagel
  • 1 tbsp Cream Cheese
  • 1 slice of (Circular) Deli Meat
  • 1 slice of Cheddar
  • 1 slice of Mozzarella
  • 1 slice of Havarti
  • 2 Blueberries
  • 1 sliver of Red Pepper


  1. Split and toast the bagel, or skip toasting based on taste preference.
  2. Divide evenly and spread both cut sides of the bagel with Cream Cheese.
  3. Using various cutters, cut the following from the cheese slices; 2 small circles for ears, 1 medium circle for the top of the face, and 1 larger oval for the bottom of the face.
  4. Add two Blueberries for eyes, using a small dot of Cream Cheese, if needed to secure.
  5. Add a sliver of red pepper as a mouth.