Source: MRS 2024
MRS: 4055 — Sandwiches (4000s)

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Meal Component Contribution:
1 oz. eq. meat/meat alternate, 2 oz. eq. whole grains
Number of Portions: 96  Size of Portion: 1 sandwich
Recipe HACCP Process: #1 - No cook
Meat/Meat Alternate Whole Grains
  •  Meat/Meat Alternate
  •  Whole Grains

Peanut Butter, Smooth Style, #2252
1  #10 can
Jelly, Apple, Bulk, #2246
2  quarts + 3/4 cup
Bread, Pullman, WGR, #1225
192  slices


Use a mixer at slow speed to combine peanut butter and jelly.



  • Place 24 slices of bread on each sheet pan, 4 down and 6 across.
  • Spread a #20 scoop of the peanut butter and jelly mixture on each slice of bread and spread it around so that it covers the entire slice of bread.
  • Cover with a second slice of bread.
  • Sandwiches may also be wrapped in deli paper, waxed paper, foil sheets, plastic wrap or placed in sandwich bags.
  • Place each sandwich in a steamtable pans (12" x 20" x 2½") lined with pan liners.
  • Prepare the sandwiches in batches to maintain quality.
  • Serve immediately, or cover the pan with lid, foil, or plastic wrap until ready for service.


Portion 1 sandwich per serving. Each portion provides 1 oz. eq. meat/meat alternate, 2 oz. eq. whole grains.

CCP:  Hold under refrigeration (41 degrees F or lower) until ready for service. Check temperature every 30 minutes. Cover, label, and date any leftovers.

Production Notes

Use USDA Foods products when available.
Refer to USDA FNS Food Buying Guide for School Meal Programs for quantities to purchase if recipe is altered.
If changes are made in ingredients, check crediting information and re-calculate the nutrition analysis.
"Culinary Techniques for Healthy School Meals: Preparing Meats" provides seasoning and serving ideas for sandwiches.

Serving Notes

This sandwich may be served in combination with a meat-based soup that provides at least 1 ounce meat/meat alternate.

Nutrients Per Serving
46.51 g
Dietary Fiber
4.11 g
12.08 g
454.00 mg
Total Fat
18.09 g
Sat. Fat
3.29 g
Trans Fat
0.00 g

Illustrated Presentation of Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Assembling sandwiches


1 serving of Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich