Sun-Maid Bento Boxes
Sliced white or whole bread
Peanut butter or sliced cheese
Butter or mayonnaise, optional
Sun-Maid Natural Raisins and Dried Apricots
Using a potsticker crimper.
Cut bread the diameter of the mold. Place bread round in mold. Put a teaspoon of peanut butter or a few pieces of cheese in center of the bread; add a few raisins. Press mold firmly closed. Release and remove sandwich. Attach raisin eyes and apricot fin with a dab of peanut butter.
Using a fish or balloon shaped cookie cutter:
Cut two pieces of bread and slice of cheese with cutter. Sandwich cheese between bread slices, with butter or mayonnaise if desired. Attach raisin eyes and apricot fin with a dab of peanut butter.
Combine equal parts of Sun-Maid Natural Raisins and Golden Raisins, and choice of nuts and seeds such as almonds, cashews, peanuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds. Place mixture on one part of the box and set fish sandwiches on top.
Bumps on a Log
Spread celery sticks with peanut butter or cream cheese. Add a row of Sun-Maid Natural Raisins, Golden Raisins or Cape Cod Cranberries. Place in a muffin cup or one section of the box.
One 8-10-inch flour tortilla
Peanut butter or cream cheese
Sun-Maid Natural Raisins, Golden Raisins and Dried Apricots
Crisp rice cereal
Lay tortilla on a flat surface. Spread a thin layer of peanut butter or cream cheese over tortilla.
Chop apricots to the size of raisins. Sprinkle an even layer of apricots and raisins over two thirds of the cream cheese.
Roll very tightly, starting on the fruit filled edge of the tortilla. Slice into 1-inch pieces. Unroll 1-inch of the tortilla and place raisins for snail eyes and antennae.
Fill one part of the bento box with rice cereal. Place snails over cereal.
Sun-Maid Mediterranean Apricots and Cape Cod Cranberries
Press an apricot firmly between fingers to flatten slightly. With a small cookie cutter or knife, cut flower shapes.
Insert a pretzel stick into the opening of the apricot to form a “flower stem”.
Attach cranberries with a dab of peanut butter.
Combine equal parts of Sun-Maid Natural Raisins and Golden Raisins, and choice of nuts and seeds such as almonds, cashews, peanuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds. Place mixture in a muffin cup or section of the bento box.