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Butterfly Bite

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Butterfly Bite
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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Cook Time: 7 minutes

Designed with kids in mind, this recipe puts a new spin on snacktime. Try different vegetables or dried fruit for a different looking "butterfly".

Ingredients

  • 3 celery (stalks)
  • 12 twist pretzels (large, 3 ring)
  • 6 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons raisins

Directions

1. Wash hands and cooking area.

2. Clean celery with vegetable brush under cool running water.

3. Cut celery in half cross wise.

4. Fill center of each celery stick with one tablespoon of peanut butter. This is the body of the butterfly

5. Add two pretzels to form the butterfly’s wings.

6. Use extra pretzel pieces for antenna and raisins for decoration.

Notes

Learn more about celery.

Source: Texas Cooperative Extension, The Texas A&M University System, Expanded Nutrition Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 butterfly bite
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 135
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 146 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 14 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 189 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 135
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 5 g
Minerals
Calcium 14 mg
Potassium 189 mg
Sodium 146 mg
Copper 104 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 35 mg
Phosphorus 82 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 2 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 3 mcg
Folate 32 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 18 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

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Grains
1/4 ounces
Protein Foods
1 ounce
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