Tuesday, January 21, 2014

{Toddler Approved} Fruit & Pancake Bites

Last week I hosted a coffee playdate. My moms group started doing one a week this year.  It's a chance for the moms to catch up, enjoy some coffee and let the kids run wild.  I wanted to have a bunch of bite sized snacks for the kids. Since it was a 10am playdate, I decided to make these pancake and fruit bites. 

I used an entire box of pancake mix to make about 60 mini pancake bites.  I put half out for the playdate and froze the other half.  They were a hit with the kiddos, definitely a recipes I'll be making for years to come.  Enjoy! 


Ingredients: 
A box of your favorite pancake mix.  
Fruit of your choice
 *I used an 8oz bag of mixed frozen fruit, which included peaches, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries*  

Directions: 
1.  Preheat oven to 350. 
2. Spray mini muffin tins with cooking spray. 
3.  Prepare pancakes according to the directions on the box.  I used the entire box and made about 60 muffins. 
4. Use a small cookie scoop, fill with a scoop of the pancake batter. 
4. Top with fruit, pressing the fruit down just a bit. 
5. Bake for 8-10 minutes. 
6. Remove to a cooling rack after a few minutes & let them cool. 

***You can also top with bananas, chocolate chips, bacon, nuts…the possibilities are endless***


2 comments :

  1. Thank you for sharing these!! They will be perfect for my baby girl (16 months old). I am going to see how they turn out in my cake ball machine, and I am definitely trying some bacon in them. I plan on making quite a few and freezing them for busy weekday mornings. Any tips on freezing them?

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  2. Did you thaw the fruit first, or just throw it in frozen? These seem perfect for my busy mornings!

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