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PB and J French Toast

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who need to consume additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.

This twist on a traditional breakfast favorite is easy to make and a great way to start the day.

Prep time: 20 minutes


  • 4 slices whole-wheat bread
  • ¼ c. peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp. jelly
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ c. heavy cream
  • 3 tbsp. butter


  • plastic or butter knife
  • mixing bowl
  • whisk or fork
  • stove (you'll need help from your adult assistant)
  • skillet
  • spatula


  1. Spread peanut butter on two slices of bread.
  2. Spread jelly on the other two slices of bread.
  3. Put one slice of each together to form sandwiches.
  4. In a mixing bowl, lightly beat eggs and cream together.
  5. Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat.
  6. Dip sandwiches in egg mixture, coating well.
  7. Place in skillet and brown both sides.
  8. Serve immediately.

Serves: 2

Serving size: 1 sandwich

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
692 calories
22 g protein
51 g fat
500 mg sodium
126 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012

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