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Have some fun with this snack! Peanut butter, raisins and your imagination can be used to fill and decorate crunchy celery sticks.
Celery sticks spread with peanut butter and topped with raisins are displayed on a plate in a pinwheel formation. In the middle of the plate is a celery and peanut butter stick with mini pretzels extending out of the peanut butter like the wings of a butterfly.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Makes: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts: View label

Ingredients

4 stalks celery
¼ cup peanut butter
2 Tablespoons raisins

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Rinse celery under cool running water before preparing.
  3. Remove outer strings of celery with a vegetable peeler, if desired. Cut each celery stalk into 3 pieces.
  4. Spread peanut butter on the inside of the celery.
  5. Place raisins on top of the peanut butter.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Try filling with any nut butter, sunflower butter, low-fat cottage cheese or a thick dip, such as hummus.
  • Try topping with any dried fruit, chopped nuts or hulled seeds, such as sunflower seeds.
  • Try adding pieces of fruits or vegetables, pretzels or crackers to create celery butterflies or other fun critters.

Comments

One of the best snacks ever! Kids love adding different fruits and pretzel bits to make all sorts of animals. 

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