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Dried Fruit and Cereal Snack Mix USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers

Age Group: Ages 3-5
Serving Size: 25-50
Cereal is not just for breakfast. This crunchy snack mix made with cereals and dried fruit is whole grain-rich and fun to eat.
½ cup fruit
½ oz eq grains
Team Nutrition CACFP Easy Recipe Project
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Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Toss.
  • Serve ⅔ cup (#6 scoop).


Nutrition Facts
Dried Fruit and Cereal Snack Mix USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers
Amount Per Serving 0 ⅔ cup Dried Fruit and Cereal Snack Mix
Calories 188 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 81mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 45g15%
Dietary Fiber 4g17%
Total Sugars 14g16%
Protein 3g6%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 16mg89%
*Marketing Guide


  • Contains wheat (cereal).
  • Choking prevention: Dried fruit can be a choking risk for children under the
    age of 4.
  • If you choose to make the recipe without dried fruit combine the cereals in a
    bowl, toss, and serve ½ cup. Credits as ½ oz eq grains.
  • Each cereal must not contain more than 6 grams of total sugars per dry
  • Dried fruit credits as twice the amount served.
  • The symbol indicates the recipe is whole grain-rich.
  • Creditable grains contribution calculated using the Recipe Analysis Workbook,
    Method A.
Yield / Volume
25 Servings:
2 lb 14¾ oz
1 gal ¾ cup Dried Fruit and Cereal Snack Mix
50 Servings:
5 lb 13½ oz
2 gal 1½ cups Dried Fruit and Cereal Snack Mix