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PB and J French Toast

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids and teens with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.

This twist on the traditional breakfast favorite is easy to make and a great way to start the day.

Prep time: 20 minutes


  • 4 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons jelly
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons butter


  1. Spread peanut butter on two slices of bread and jelly on the other two slices.
  2. Put one slice of each together to form sandwiches.
  3. In a mixing bowl, lightly beat eggs and cream together.
  4. Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat.
  5. Dip sandwiches in egg mixture, coating well.
  6. Place in skillet and brown both sides. Serve immediately.

Serves: 2

Serving size: 1 sandwich

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 692 calories
  • 22 g protein
  • 51 g fat
  • 500 mg sodium
  • 126 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.