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Child and Adult Care Food Program Snack Menu Planner for Children 3 Through 18 Years of Age

Let’s Make a Snack!

This easy-to-use menu planner and recipe booklet is designed for CACFP operators that provide snacks for children 3–18 years of age. It includes sample menus, checklists, menu planning activities, and 20 USDA standardized snack recipes.


All are welcome to download these materials and make copies. To download the file, please right-click on the link and "save link as."

Recipes in Let’s Make a Snack! are also available for download from the Child Nutrition Recipe Box.

Photographs of the prepared recipes are available on USDA’s Flickr account in the Team Nutrition photo collection.

Page updated: December 08, 2023