Recipe - Fruity Peanut Butter Pitas

Adapted from: USDA SNAP-Ed Recipes

Level 1: No cooking required
Serving size: 1/2 pita pocket
Servings per recipe: 20
Price per serving: 30¢
Preparation time: 10 minutes

Supplies:

  • Sharp knife for cutting
  • Butter knife for spreading
  • Microwave (optional)

Ingredients:

  • 10 medium, whole wheat pita pockets
  • 1 1/4 cups chunky peanut butter (trans fat free!). Beware of any peanut allergies!
  • You can use other nut butters (like almond, cashew or soy nut butter) or a little honey, as a substitute.
  • 2 large apples cored and thinly sliced
  • 3 bananas, thinly sliced
  • 2 fresh peaches, thinly sliced (optional)

Adult preparation:

Slice fruit (peaches, apples and bananas).

Directions

  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.