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PB&J Revisited

Yield 1 adult serving (serving size: 1 sandwich)
Using cinnamon-raisin bread puts a fresh touch on the traditional peanut butter and jelly sandwich.


  • 1 tablespoon natural peanut butter (such as Smucker's)
  • 2 (1-ounce) slices whole-grain cinnamon-raisin bread
  • 2 teaspoons any flavor of fruit spread (such as Polaner All-Fruit)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 283
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 11 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 4 g
  • polyfat 2.5 g
  • protein 8 g
  • carbohydrate 40.7 g
  • fiber 3.1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.8 mg
  • sodium 235 mg
  • calcium 9 mg

How to Make It

  1. Spread peanut butter evenly on one side of a bread slice; spread fruit spread on one side of remaining bread slice. Press bread together, and cut into squares.

  2. for your toddler: Serve the sandwich with baby carrots and milk.

  3. Mini PB&J Sandwiches variation: Use a slightly toasted whole-wheat mini bagel in place of the bread slices. Cut the sandwich in half before serving. CALORIES 192; FAT 4g (sat 2g, mono 4g, poly 7g); PROTEIN 5g; CARB 6g; FIBER 7g; CHOL 0mg; IRON 4mg; SODIUM 126mg; CALC 14mg

  4. kitchen tip: If you have trouble spreading natural peanut butter after it's been in the refrigerator, try warming a few tablespoons in the microwave for 15 seconds.

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