Strawberry Cream Cheese “Sushi Rolls”

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 (Catherine McCord)

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For kids who prefer sandwiches that are more sweet than savory, these “sushi rolls” are a real treat. They also look really appealing in your little one’s lunch box. Filled with a smear of tangy cream cheese and a dollop of fresh strawberry preserves, they’re so lip-smacking, they could almost pass for dessert. Hey, that’s actually not a bad idea.


  • 4 Slices whole-wheat sandwich bread
  • 8 teaspoon whipped cream cheese
  • 8 teaspoon strawberry preserves


Step 1:

  • Using a rolling pin, roll the bread to 1/4 inch thick.

Step 2:

  • Spread 2 teaspoons of cream cheese on each slice.

Step 3:

  • Spread 2 teaspoons of strawberry preserves on top of the cream cheese.

Step 4:

  • Roll up the bread and cut each roll into five 1-inch “sushi” pieces.