R Is for Roarin’ Road Racer

Snacks that start with R - Roarin' Road Racer sandwich

Summer is the time for vacations and road trips, and this snack will take your preschooler on his very own tasty trip!

Created from healthy ingredients like bread, cheese, apples, and cucumbers, this hearty, stick-to-your-ribs meal may be more than a snack.

Throw in a glass of milk and a cookie, and you’ve got yourself a satisfying lunch!

When you’re done creating your roarin’ racer, your little one won’t be able to resist taking it for a drive! The roarin’ road racer might be just as much fun to play with as it is good to eat!

And since the roarin’ road racer is made from ingredients that most moms have on hand, you can take this speedy ABC Snack for a drive today!

Ingredients for racing car ABC snack Child putting spread on bread

Roarin’ Road Racer

Print Recipe

Here’s what you’ll need to make this snack for one child:

  • 1 slice of bread
  • 2 tablespoons hummus or cream cheese
  • 2-3 slices of white sliced cheese
  • 1 green apple
  • Cucumber slices


  1. Cut two cheese slices into narrow strips.
  2. On a dinner plate, create a curvy road with long strips of cheese.
  3. Create a center line with short strips of cheese.
  4. Cut off the upper corners of a piece of bread to form the shape of a car.
  5. Spread hummus or cream cheese on bread.
  6. Create the car’s features (window, door, headlights, taillights) from pieces of cheese.
  7. Add wheels using two cucumber slices.
  8. Create three bushes from slices of green apple. Position them along the road.
Young boy adding cucumber to sandwich Child assembling ABC snack

Teaching Tips

Preschooler enjoying sandwich

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Neat idea . I am sure children will hav great fun and learn the letter



Cute, simple and educational idea! Thanks for sharing!

Robin E.

says: Customer Service

You’re welcome, Maria. I hope it’s delicious!