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Build a Bear Pancake

Build-a-Bear Pancake

Breakfast/Snack Crediting for Ages 3-5

Total Time

15 minutes

Serving Size

1 bear pancake



meat grain fruit


Meat/Meat Alternate, Grains, Fruit


  • 100% whole wheat pancake mix
  • 1 cup 1% or non-fat unflavored milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup nut or seed butter
  • 8 bananas
  • 24 blueberries


  1. Prepare 8 pancakes according to the instructions on the pancake mix box.
  2. For each child, serve on a plate 1 pancake, 1 Tbsp of peanut butter, a banana, and 3 blueberries.
  3. With a plastic kid knife, allow children to make their own bear face on their pancake! Children can spread the nut or seed butter, slice the bananas, and assemble a bear face.

One bear pancake provides 1/2 oz eq grains, 1/2 oz meat alternate and 1/2 cup fruit.

Creditable Stamp 2017