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Oklahoma Agriculture in the Classroom


Food & Fun Recipes

Layers of Soil Snack

  • dried cherries (organic material)
  • chocolate or butterscotch pudding (topsoil)
  • chunky peanut butter (subsoil) *
  • bananas (parent material)
  • rice cake (bedrock)

* If you have students who are allergic to peanuts, you may substitute hazelnut or some other kind of nut butter.

  1. Students will use the materials provided to build the layers of soil, as indicated at left.