Safe and Tasty Peanut-free Snacking This School Year

anything but peanut brittle

Part of creating a snack-safe school year for peanut-allergic children is making sure that they wear an "I Have A Peanut Allergy" wristband and that they decorate their lunchboxes with colorful no-peanuts-allowed stickers. You might also consider a precautionary measure used by Terri Esterowitz.

Terri’s daughter is allergic to peanuts and attended a peanuts-allowed school. So, Terri bought snack trays for each student in her child’s classroom. Each tray was labeled with a student’s name and distributed before snack time. The trays kept snack crumbs self-contained, and made cleanup quick and easy.

Got Recipes?

No matter how many peanut-free snack trays you possess, you need peanut-free snacks to put on them. If you’re at a loss for tasty peanut-free snacks, consider some of these scrumptious recipes:

UFO

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 1 large granny smith apple
  • 2 tablespoons of your favorite PEANUT-FREE spread (we love the taste of Barney Butter!)
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate chips and/or raisins

Preparation

  1. Core apple
  2. Slice apple into 4 rings
  3. Spread a liberal amount of spread onto 2 rings
  4. Sprinkle chips and raisins on top of spread
  5. Top with 2nd apple ring and close the doors on the UFO!

Snacone

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 6 Cake cones
  • 1/4 cup popcorn
  • 1/4 cup honey nut cheerios
  • 1/4 cup goldfish
  • 1/4 cup pretzel sticks
  • 2 tablespoons sixlets
  • 2 tablespoons raisins

Preparation

  • Mix all ingredients together, pack in a snack sized ziplock baggie and send to school with your child & can make their very own Snacone!

Both recipes can be easily doubled, tripled or even quadrupled to feed an entire classroom or sports team!

Got Spare Time? We Didn't Think So…

If you don't have the spare time to create these peanut free treats, let Dollface Desserts handle snack time!

Imagine treating your child and his or her classmates to sweet peanut-free snacks such as Salted Caramel Corn, Em’s Buttercups, or mouthwatering cookies baked in a no-peanut-zone kitchen. Now, imagine that you can have these confections delivered to your home or the classroom.

This is not just a fantasy. Two enterprising women have made it their business to create snacks and desserts that peanut allergy sufferers can enjoy without worry. They "take out the peanuts and add the love," then deliver fresh-baked delectables to your front door.

Interested? Let Dollface Desserts send some "happy" to your home.

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