Pears in a Pod

Pears fill a celery pod. Mmmm…delicious!

  • Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
  • Recipe Makes: 4 servings


  • 4 celery stalks (cleaned and cut into 3-inch long pieces)
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter, nut butter or seed butter*
  • 2 pears (peeled, cored and cut into half-inch chunks)


  1. Spread the nut or seed butter into the center of the celery pieces.
  2. Place the pear chunks on top of the nut or seed butter.
  3. Serve on a plate and enjoy with your friends.

 Allergy Warning:

This recipe contains peanuts and tree nuts.
*If you are allergic to peanuts, choose from these nut butter spreads: almond, and cashew or allergy-friendly soy, pumpkin, and sunfl ower seed butter.

 Cut Down on Choking:

For kids 2- 4 years old, serve food in the following ways:

  • Cook celery until it’s soft, so you can pierce it with a fork. Then, cut it into sticks.
  • Mix in applesauce with peanut butter to spread thinly on the celery.

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