Apples and Almond Butter USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers

Age Group: Ages 6-18
Serving Size: 25-50
Pair crisp apple slices with creamy almond butter for a naturally sweet snack.
¾ cup fruit
1 oz eq meat/meat alternate
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.
  • Serve ¾ cup apple slices (about 7–9) and 2 Tbsp of almond butter. Serve immediately, or keep cold at 40 °F or lower.


Nutrition Facts
Apples and Almond Butter USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers
Amount Per Serving 0 ¾ cup apple slices and 2 Tbsp almond butter
Calories 244 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 3mg0%
Total Carbohydrate 19g6%
Dietary Fiber 6g25%
Total Sugars 11g12%
Protein 7g14%
Calcium 116mg12%
Iron 1mg6%
*Marketing Guide
25 Servings:
Apples, fresh: 5 lb 12 oz
50 Servings:
Apples, fresh: 10 lb 6 oz


  • Contains tree nuts (almonds). Sunflower seed butter or soy nut butter may be used in place of almond butter. Some sunflower seed butters and soy nut butters are processed on equipment shared with tree nuts, and in some cases, peanuts.
  • To keep fresh cut fruit from turning brown, coat them with an acidic juice, such as lemon or orange, or use a commercial anti-darkening agent.
Yield / Volume
25 Servings:
5 lb 3 oz apples, 1 lb 12 oz almond butter
1 gal 2¾ cups apples, 3 cups 2 Tbsp almond butter
50 Servings:
10 lb 6 oz apples, 3 lb 8 oz almond butter
2 gal 1 qt 1½ cups apples, 1 qt 2¼ cups almond butter