Recipe - Butterfly Bites

Adapted from: USDA SNAP-Ed Recipes

Level 1: No cooking required
Serving size: 2 butterflies
Servings per recipe: approx 24
Price per serving: 35¢
Preparation time: 7 minutes


  • Knives for cutting and spreading


  • 1 16oz package of celery hearts
  • 1 10oz bag of large twist pretzels
  • 1 16oz jar of creamy peanut butter (trans fat free!). Beware of any peanut allergies! You can use 2 12oz tubs of cream cheese as a substitute.
  • 11/2 cups of raisins

Adult preparation:

Cut celery in half cross wise.


  1. Fill center of each celery stick with about 11/2 Tbsp of peanut butter (or cream cheese). This is the body of the butterfly.
  2. Add two pretzels to form the butterfly's wings.
  3. Use extra pretzel pieces for antenna and raisins for decoration.