Peanut Butter and Jelly Sushi Rolls: A Fun Twist on a Classic


Introduce a playful twist to a beloved children's favorite with Peanut Butter and Jelly Sushi Rolls! This creative take on the classic PB&J sandwich transforms it into fun sushi-style rolls, making for a delightful snack that's both familiar and exciting. Perfect for picnics, lunchboxes, or an afternoon treat, these sushi rolls are sure to bring smiles and joy.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sushi Rolls: A Fun Twist on a Classic

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes

Number of Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: Makes about 8-10 sushi rolls
  • Serving Size: 2-3 sushi rolls per child


  • Soft whole wheat bread, 4 slices (remove crusts)
  • Creamy peanut butter, 60 grams (2.1 ounces)
  • Jelly or jam of choice, 60 grams (2.1 ounces)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Flatten Bread: Use a rolling pin to gently flatten each slice of bread, making it easier to roll.
  2. Spread Peanut Butter and Jelly: Spread a thin layer of peanut butter on each bread slice, followed by a thin layer of jelly.
  3. Roll the Bread: Carefully roll up each bread slice tightly, starting from one edge to the other.
  4. Cut into Sushi Rolls: Slice each roll into 2-3 smaller pieces, resembling sushi rolls.
  5. Serve: Arrange the PB&J sushi rolls on a plate and serve immediately.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Bread Choice: Use fresh, soft bread as it rolls more easily without tearing.
  • Variations: Experiment with different types of nut butters and jellies for variety.
  • Presentation: Serve with chopsticks for an authentic sushi experience (supervised for younger children).

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Can I make these ahead of time? They're best enjoyed fresh, but you can make them a few hours ahead and store them in an airtight container.
  • Any allergy-friendly alternatives? For nut allergies, use sunflower seed butter or another nut-free alternative.
  • Can I add other ingredients? Yes! Feel free to add thinly sliced bananas or strawberries for extra flavor and nutrition.