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Whole Grain Caterpillar Pancakes

Whole Grain Caterpillar Pancakes

Breakfast/Snack Crediting for Ages 3-5

Total Time

20 minutes

Serving Size

4 pancakes, 1/2 cup berries



grain and fruit


Grains, Fruit


  • 1 cup 100% whole wheat pancake mix
  • 1 cup unflavored milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups strawberries, chopped
  • 2 cups blueberries, halved
  • 1/2 bell pepper, sliced


  1. Prepare 32 mini pancakes according to the instructions on the pancake mix box. Each mini pancake is 1 tbsp of pancake batter cooked.
  2. Assemble 4 mini pancakes for the body of the caterpillar. Add 4 halved blueberries as "caterpillar feet." Place two slices of bell peppers on the head for the antennae and 2 halved blueberries for the eyes.
  3. Place 1/2 cup mixed strawberries and berries on the plate as the caterpillar's food.

One serving provides 1/2 oz eq whole grains and 1/2 cup fruit.

Creditable Stamp 2017