Bookworm Apple Bark

By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
From the Cool Fuel Cookbook for Kids

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  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes


Serves: 2
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1/2
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, Green, Blue


1 Granny Smith Apple
1 tablespoon peanut butter
2 1/2 tablespoons golden or black raisins
1 1/2 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.

Each serving provides:  A good source of fiber.

From the Cool Fuel Cookbook for Kids

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    136
  • Carbohydrates:    25g
  • Total Fat:    4.1g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0.8g
  • Dietary Fiber:    3g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    25%
  • Sodium:    40 mg
  • Protein:    3g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe was developed for Produce for Better Health Foundation 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.



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