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Peanut Butter and Jelly Christmas Tree

We’ve been enjoying our Christmas tree so much that we decided to carry that joy along with us in our bento boxes today. Our peanut butter and jelly Christmas tree was fun to decorate and is sure to be a hit this afternoon.

Menu

  • Peanut Butter and Jelly on Whole Wheat Bread
  • Yam Star
  • Red Pepper and Cheddar Cheese Presents
  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Yams with Cheddar Cheese Stars
  • Red Seckel Pears

Preparation Notes

 Make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on whole wheat bread and cut into the shape of a Christmas tree for your extra large container.

Cut small ornaments out of strips of red pepper and cheddar cheese to decorate your tree.

Make presents out of cheddar and Swiss cheese slices to put around your tree.

Surround your tree with steamed broccoli.

Cut and steam yams. Once cool, cut stars out of the center of the yams with your star cutter. Use one of your cut-out stars to top your Christmas tree with. Use the same cutter to cut stars out of a slice of cheddar cheese. Fill the star cut-out in your yam with a cheddar cheese star. Put your cheddar cheese yams into one of your medium containers.

Clean a couple red seckel pears for your other medium container.

 

Laptop Lunches Bento-ware pictured above: 

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Bento Buddies, Extra Large Container

Star Fruit & Veggie Cutter (used to make star shapes)

Stainless Fork