15 After School Snacks

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Busy parents know all too well how hungry kids can be when they come home after a long day at school. And, it can be challenging to create snacks which are both quick and delicious.

Some snacks can be prepared the day before to provide easy access for kids and streamline the family’s busy day. Others, can be prepared with just a few simple ingredients to give kids the opportunity to join in the creative process. So, if you’re looking for some new and delicious ideas for your kid’s after school snacks, here’s some tasty snacks to try this week.


1. Gummy Lobsters

Both a great after school project and tasty snack, these lobster-embellished treats will be a hit.

Spotted at: Woman’s Day


2. Celery Snails and Caterpillars

Adorable creatures are created with delicious fruits and vegetables to delight the kids.

Spotted at: Woman’s Day


3. Rockin Moroccan Snack

A rich array of exotic spices give the fruit and nuts of this snack mix an irresistible flavor.

Spotted at: Family Circle


4. Peachy Keen Pops

These make-ahead chilly snacks feature real peaches blended with creamy, peach yogurt.

Spotted at: Family Circle


5. Chewy Walnut Trail Bars

Filled with healthy fruits and grains, these delicious squares will be a welcome treat after school.

Spotted at: Best Health Mag


6. Tortilla Chips with Fresh Mango and Tomato Salsa

Filled with nutrients like vitamin C and antioxidants, this sweet and spicy salsa is a flavorful snack.

Spotted at: Best Health Mag


7. Cranberry Oat Cereal Bars

These moist and chewy bars feature marshmallows, toasted oat cereal and dried cranberries.

Spotted at: Martha Stewart


8. Ham and Apple Wraps with Dip

A sweet and savory snack, these wraps are made from ham slices surrounding crisp apples along with a dipping sauce.

Spotted at: Martha Stewart


9. Pigs in a Blanket

Kids love hot dogs and these dogs are wrapped, sliced, and baked inside warm pastry for a perfect snack.

Spotted at: Southern Living


10. Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

Healthy oatmeal and tender pieces of fruit fill these cookies with tasty goodness.

Spotted at: Southern Living


11. Loaded Nachos

Kids love nachos and these crispy, crunchy treats feature meat, melted cheese, and creamy sour cream.

Spotted at: Country Living


12. Broccoli Cheesy Bread

These moist and tender cheese bars are filled with healthy broccoli to give kids a great after school boost.

Spotted at: Country Living


13. Mickey Pizza Recipe

Kids will thrill at these Mickey Mouse-shaped miniature pizzas topped with gooey cheese and pepperoni.

Spotted at: Delish


14. Apple Cinnamon Fruit Roll Ups

This tasty, homemade version of a popular kid’s snack is full of delicious fruit goodness.

Spotted at: Delish


15. Banana Lollipop

Sweet bananas are rolled in savory peanut butter and nuts for a satisfying after school treat.

Spotted at: The Daily Meal