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Baked Carrot Fries With Yogurt-Sunflower Seed Butter Dip USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers

Age Group: Ages 3-5
Serving Size: 25-50
Give your baby carrots a makeover. Serve these baked carrots with a tasty dip.
½ cup vegetable
½ oz eq meat alternate
Team Nutrition CACFP Easy Recipe Project
2 from 3 votes

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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Preheat oven to 400 °F.
  • In a small bowl, combine yogurt and sunflower seed butter. Use a fork or rubber spatula to mix until smooth. Set aside. Keep cold at 40 °F or lower.
  • In a medium bowl, combine carrots, salt, and oil. Toss.
  • Place carrots on sheet pan(s) (18" x 26" x 1") in a single layer.
    For 25 servings, use 1 pan.
    For 50 servings, use 2 pans.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until lightly brown on the bottom. Heat to 140 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
  • Serve ½ cup carrots (about 6–10) and 2 Tbsp (#24 scoop) dip. Serve immediately, or keep dip cold at 40 °F or lower and keep carrot fries warm at 140 °F or higher.


Nutrition Facts
Baked Carrot Fries With Yogurt-Sunflower Seed Butter Dip USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers
Amount Per Serving 0 ½ cup baked carrot fries and 2 Tbsp dip
Calories 105 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 132mg6%
Total Carbohydrate 9g3%
Dietary Fiber 3g13%
Total Sugars 4g4%
Protein 6g12%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
*Marketing Guide


  • Contains milk (yogurt) and may contain peanuts or tree nuts. Some sunflower seed butters and soy nut butters are processed on equipment shared with tree nuts, and in some cases, peanuts.
  • Choking Prevention: Nut butters can be a choking risk for children under the 
    age of 4.
  • Yogurt must not contain more than 23 grams of total sugars per 6 ounces.
Yield / Volume
25 Servings:
5 lb 10 oz
3 qt ½ cup baked carrot fries, 1 qt 3 Tbsp dip
50 Servings:
11 lb 4½ oz
1 gal 2 qt 1 cup baked carrot fries, 2 qt ⅜ cup dip