Mini Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancake Sandwiches

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Kids will love finding mini peanut butter and jelly pancake sandwiches in their lunchbox. Mini Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancake Sandwiches #ad #Welchs #WelchsChia

Do you remember back in August, when the internet exploded with a million creative lunchbox ideas?  I know I was enthusiastic about trying all sorts of new recipes.  But I have to admit, as the weather gets colder and it is pitch black when I wake up, it is hard to keep that enthusiasm up.  Lunches start getting a little boring again.

I definitely love easy recipes that can be prepped ahead.  Stuff I know my kids will eat without coercion 😉  But that doesn’t mean it can’t be a little fun!  That’s why I was happy to partner with Welch’s to create a twist on the classic PB&J using their new Chia Concord Grape Fruit Spread.

What is the twist?  Mini pancakes instead of bread!  I whipped up a batch using whole wheat flour to give our lunch a little extra serving of whole grains.  The pancakes can be made ahead of time and refrigerated until ready to use.  And they don’t have to be mini, if you would prefer a giant pancake sandwich, go for it!  They will just take an extra minute or two to cook…. 

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