Peanut Butter Honeybees - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Peanut Butter Honeybees

Servings:12Serving Size:1 snack


  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup nonfat powdered milk
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Small tube chocolate decorator icing (optional)
  • Sliced almonds


  1. Using a hand mixer or spoon, combine peanut butter, dry milk and honey in a bowl until smooth. Add a little more dry milk if the dough is too sticky to handle.
  2. Shape teaspoons of dough into balls.
  3. Place onto a wax paper lined baking sheet and press down slightly.
  4. If available, cut a small hole into the tube of icing and pipe two or three stripes, a stinger on the end and two dots for eyes on each bee. Insert two or four almond slices into each bee for wings.
  5. Place in the refrigerator to allow bees to firm, if desired.
  6. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.
Source: Eat Smart to Play Hard: Martha Yount, Regional Extension Specialist, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service

80 calories; 6g total fat; 1g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 0mg cholesterol; 55mg sodium; 6g total carbohydrate; 1g dietary fiber; 5g total sugars; 4g added sugar; 3g protein; 0% Daily Value of vitamin D; 2% Daily Value of calcium; 0% Daily Value of iron; 2% Daily Value of potassium