To start, prepare the “logs”. Wash the celery sticks thoroughly, to make sure there is no dirt on them, and then pat them dry with a paper towel (if they are wet, the ants will slide right off). Trim any odd ends with a knife to make them neat and symmetrical, and then chop each celery stick in half.
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Next, you will need to spread each “log” with peanut butter, as this will serve as a cement to keep the ants on the log. For this purpose, you can simply use a knife or a spoon to get the job done. Another option is to fill a piping bag with peanut butter, and use this to pipe neat rows of peanut butter onto all the logs. Do not spread on too little (the ants won’t stick), or too much (the snack will get too messy and difficult to handle).
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Finally, stick the raisins onto the peanut butter in a row, to make it appear as if “ants” are marching on the “log”. Four to five raisins per celery stick should be sufficient, but the amount should ideally depend on how long or short the stick is, so use your good judgment here.
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