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Mini Graham Crackers and Berry Nut Butter USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers

Age Group: Ages 6-18
Serving Size: 25-50
Graham crackers go great with just about anything. This pairing, which includes fruit and peanut butter, is a tasty winner!
¾ cup fruit
1 oz eq meat alternate
1 oz eq grains
Team Nutrition CACFP Easy Recipe Project
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Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour


  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • In a large bowl, combine strawberries and peanut butter. Use a hand or stand mixer to blend until smooth. Let sit for 10–15 minutes to settle.
  • Place ¾ cup + 2 Tbsp strawberry-peanut butter mixture in a 9 fl oz cup or bowl. Top with ½ cup mini graham crackers (bear-shaped) or 28 gm crushed graham crackers (see notes).
  • Serve 1 9 fl oz cup or bowl. Serve immediately, or keep cold at 40 °F or lower.


Nutrition Facts
Mini Graham Crackers and Berry Nut Butter USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers
Amount Per Serving 1 9 fl oz cup or bowl Mini Graham Crackers and Berry Nut Butter
Calories 443 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 242mg11%
Total Carbohydrate 59g20%
Dietary Fiber 7g29%
Total Sugars 32g36%
Protein 9g18%
Calcium 155mg16%
Iron 2mg11%
*Marketing Guide


  • Contains peanuts (peanut butter) and wheat (bear-shaped sweet crackers).
  • If not serving immediately, do not top strawberry-peanut butter mixture with
    crackers, store separately to prevent crackers from becoming soggy/soft.
  • If serving other types of sweet crackers, nutrition information and number
    of crackers to serve may change. Check the Nutrition Facts label or other
    information on the package to make sure you purchase at least 700 g or 25 oz
    for 25 servings or 1400 g or 50 oz for 50 servings of this recipe.
  • The symbol indicates the recipe is whole grain-rich.
  • Creditable grains contribution calculated using the Recipe Analysis Workbook,
    Method A.
Yield / Volume
25 Servings:
13 lb 3⅛ oz
1 gal 1 qt ½ cup berry nut butter, 3 qt + ½ cup crackers
50 Servings:
26 lb 6⅔ oz
2 gal 2 qt 1 cup berry nut butter, 1 gal + 2 qt + 1 cup crackers