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Snack Time Pita Panini

Snack Time Pita PaniniThe kids can help mix together the peanut butter, chocolate chip and raisin filling, then let them fill the pita breads and add slices of banana before cooking these snack time treats.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 tablespoons reduced fat creamy-style peanut butter
3 ounces 1/3 less fat cream cheese
1/4 cup Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend
2 tablespoons fat free plain yogurt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons chopped, roasted peanuts
4 teaspoons mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup raisins
4 small (4 inch) pita breads, halved
1 large banana, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon margarine, melted

Cooking Directions:

  1. Mix peanut butter, cream cheese, Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend, yogurt and cinnamon, together in a medium size bowl until well blended.
  2. Stir in the chopped peanuts, chocolate chips and raisins.
  3. Spread the peanut butter mixture inside the pita pockets. Add the banana and brush the outside of the pockets with the melted margarine.
  4. Cook 2 minutes per side in a large skillet or griddle.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories 220 | Calories from Fat 80 | Fat 9g (sat 2.5g) | Cholesterol 5mg | Sodium 230mg | Carbohydrates 29g | Fiber 2g | Sugars 16g | Protein 7g.

Recipe and photograph are courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at