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Banana Wrap & Date Spread Recipe

Updated: Mar 8

Looking for a snack that's both delicious and nourishing for your little ones? This recipe will make sure they get the best of both worlds!

This recipe is intended for children ages 1-5 and meets the food component requirements for a snack. The strawberries meet the fruit meal pattern contribution, and the tortilla meets the grain meal pattern contribution. Thank you, Kiss in the Kitchen!

A sweet, satisfying, and healthy snack. Children love it!

This recipe was scaled to 8 servings by the Child Lane Nutrition Program, a CACFP-hosted program that serves 500+ Family Child Care Home Providers in Los Angeles County and Orange County.


Banana Wrap with Date Spread Recipe

Servings: 8

Prep time: 5 min

Total time: 15-20 min

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Banana Wrap & Date Spread
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HM Date Spread

  • Milk | 1 cup

  • Dates, pitted | 1 cup

  • Cocoa Powder | ¼ cup

  • Vanilla | 1 tsp

  • Honey | 1 Tbsp

  • Salt | pinch

Remaining Ingredients

  • Bananas, medium | 8 whole

  • Whole Wheat Tortilla | 4 each


HM Date Spread

  1. In a small pot, warm up milk and dates until milk is hot and dates are softened.

  2. Let milk and dates cool, then pour into a blender and add cocoa powder, vanilla, honey, and salt.

  3. Blend until smooth; taste for sweetness. Add more honey or milk if needed.


  1. On a flat, clean surface, lay the tortilla flat and spread a thin layer of homemade chocolate date spread (1 Tbsp).

  2. Peel and place 2 bananas across the long length of the tortilla. Roll the tortilla tightly. Repeat steps 1 & 2 for all 4 tortillas.

  3. Cut each tortilla in half, and then cut halves into smaller bite-size pieces.


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