Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Bookworm Apple Bark

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Grab your books and this crunchy, sweet breakfast treat as you dash off to school.
Cooking with your kids: Bookworm Apple Bark Recipe
1 Granny Smith Apple
1 tablespoon peanut butter

tablespoons golden or black raisins

tablespoons dried sweetened cranberries
1 small bunch of fresh chives or fresh parsley (optional plate garnish)

Cut apple into four quarters, starting at the stem. Remove the core by cutting away to leave a flat surface on the apple quarter. Be careful not to cut too much of the edible portion of the apple away. Drop and slightly spread the peanut butter on apple quarters. Mix together the raisins and dried
cranberries then sprinkle on peanut butter. Cut chives into
one inch pieces and garnish.

Nutrition Information per Serving: calories: 272, total fat: 8.1g, saturated fat: 1.5g, % calories from fat: 25%, % calories from saturated fat: 5%, protein: 5g, carbohydrates: 50g, cholesterol: 0mg, dietary fiber: 6g, sodium: 79mg

Each serving provides:

An excellent source of fiber and a good source of vitamin C.

Recipe was developed for Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) by Chef Mark Goodwin, CEC, CNC.
This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.


Recipe from the Cool Fuel for Kids cookbook.

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