Yummy Yo-Yo’s

  • Yield 5 servings

This easy treats are great for a childs party or gathering.


3 tablespoons whipped cream cheese
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon sugar
10 gingersnaps
10 pieces red shoelace licorice


  1. Combine the cream cheese, lemon juice and sugar in a bowl and beat until blended.  Spread 2 teaspoons of the cream cheese mixture on one side of half the gingersnaps.  Top with the remaining gingersnaps.  Wind a licorice piece around the center of each to resemble a yo-yo string.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Tyler Texas, Inc. Ring Around the Rosie, A Collection of Children’s Recipes (Tyler, Tx., 2007).



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