Mini Graham Crackers and Berry Nut Butter

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

Graham crackers go great with just about anything. This pairing, which includes fruit and peanut butter, is a tasty winner!
CACFP CREDITING INFORMATION
¾ cup fruit
1 oz eq meat alternate
1 oz eq grains
Source: Team Nutrition CACFP Easy Recipe Project
TeamNutrition.USDA.gov
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 10 mins

Ingredients
 

6 Serving

  • 9 cups (2 lb 5½ oz) Strawberries, frozen, whole, unsweetened, thawed, drained
  • ¾ cup Peanut butter, smooth
  • 3 cups (168 g or 6 oz of crackers total) Bear-shaped sweet crackers (about 1" by ½" each), whole grain-rich (see notes)

Quantity
 

6 Serving

  • 9 cups (2 lb 5½ oz) Strawberries, frozen, whole, unsweetened, thawed, drained
  • ¾ cup Peanut butter, smooth
  • 3 cups (168 g or 6 oz of crackers total) Bear-shaped sweet crackers (about 1" by ½" each), whole grain-rich (see notes)

Ingredients
 

6 Serving

  • 9 cups (2 lb 5½ oz) Strawberries, frozen, whole, unsweetened, thawed, drained
  • ¾ cup Peanut butter, smooth
  • 3 cups (168 g or 6 oz of crackers total) Bear-shaped sweet crackers (about 1" by ½" each), whole grain-rich (see notes)

Quantity
 

6 Serving

  • 9 cups (2 lb 5½ oz) Strawberries, frozen, whole, unsweetened, thawed, drained
  • ¾ cup Peanut butter, smooth
  • 3 cups (168 g or 6 oz of crackers total) Bear-shaped sweet crackers (about 1" by ½" each), whole grain-rich (see notes)
*See Marketing Guide

Ingredients
 

6 Serving

  • 9 cups (2 lb 5½ oz) Strawberries, frozen, whole, unsweetened, thawed, drained
  • ¾ cup Peanut butter, smooth
  • 3 cups (168 g or 6 oz of crackers total) Bear-shaped sweet crackers (about 1" by ½" each), whole grain-rich (see notes)

Quantity
 

6 Serving

  • 9 cups (2 lb 5½ oz) Strawberries, frozen, whole, unsweetened, thawed, drained
  • ¾ cup Peanut butter, smooth
  • 3 cups (168 g or 6 oz of crackers total) Bear-shaped sweet crackers (about 1" by ½" each), whole grain-rich (see notes)
*See Marketing Guide

Ingredients
 

6 Serving

  • 9 cups (2 lb 5½ oz) Strawberries, frozen, whole, unsweetened, thawed, drained
  • ¾ cup Peanut butter, smooth
  • 3 cups (168 g or 6 oz of crackers total) Bear-shaped sweet crackers (about 1" by ½" each), whole grain-rich (see notes)

Quantity
 

6 Serving

  • 9 cups (2 lb 5½ oz) Strawberries, frozen, whole, unsweetened, thawed, drained
  • ¾ cup Peanut butter, smooth
  • 3 cups (168 g or 6 oz of crackers total) Bear-shaped sweet crackers (about 1" by ½" each), whole grain-rich (see notes)
*See Marketing Guide

Ingredients
 

6 Serving

  • 9 cups (2 lb 5½ oz) Strawberries, frozen, whole, unsweetened, thawed, drained
  • ¾ cup Peanut butter, smooth
  • 3 cups (168 g or 6 oz of crackers total) Bear-shaped sweet crackers (about 1" by ½" each), whole grain-rich (see notes)

Quantity
 

6 Serving

  • 9 cups (2 lb 5½ oz) Strawberries, frozen, whole, unsweetened, thawed, drained
  • ¾ cup Peanut butter, smooth
  • 3 cups (168 g or 6 oz of crackers total) Bear-shaped sweet crackers (about 1" by ½" each), whole grain-rich (see notes)
*See Marketing Guide

Instructions
 

  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • In a medium 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 strawberry-peanut butter mixture in a 10 fl oz cup or bowl. Top with ½ cup mini graham crackers (bear-shaped) or 28 g crushed graham crackers.
  • Serve 1 10 fl oz cup or bowl. Serve immediately, or keep cold at 40 °F or lower.

Nutrition INFORMATION

Nutrition Facts
Mini Graham Crackers and Berry Nut Butter USDA Recipe for Family Child Care Center
Amount Per Serving (1 Ten fl oz cup 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 Carbohydrates 58g19%
Dietary Fiber 7g29%
Total Sugars 31g34%
Protein 9g18%
Calcium 147mg15%
Iron 2mg11%
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*Marketing Guide
The CHEF TIPS:

Contains peanuts (peanut butter) and wheat (bear-shaped sweet crackers 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 168 g or 6 oz of sweet crackers for this recipe.

• The symbol indicates the recipe is whole grain-rich.

• Creditable grains contribution calculated using the Recipe Analysis Workbook, Method A.

Yield / Volume