These 24 delicious after school snacks will delight kids and adults, with fun offerings like apple nachos and hearty bites like pizza muffins and turkey roll ups.
When school is in session, life is busier than ever! I’m sharing the ways that I keep my kids fueled for after school activities with delicious snack options that are amazingly quick and easy.
Every day after school I hear the same thing from my kids: “What can I have for a snack?”. I don’t want them eating packaged foods every day. Frankly, they get tired of the same old chips and crackers. That’s why I have compiled this list of amazing quick bites that are perfect for after school.
I love when my kids eat fresh fruits and veggies after school. This list contains lots of amazing fruit and veggie recipes that transform typical plain items into snacks that your kids will ask for over and over again.
This list has a lot of protein packed snacks to keep kids full and energized. These snacks are great for when dinner is going to be a little on the late side.
Be sure to try the hot snacks listed here. There are some fantastic hot bites like pigs in a blanket and pizza muffins. Some of these are so satisfying, you could even turn them into a light dinner.
During the school year, I feel like I spend half of my time planning meals and snacks. I am always on the lookout to make my life easier. You can prepare some easier meals from my list of back to school recipes or plan ahead with my meal prep recipes!
Feel good about what your kids eat after school with these fresh and fabulous snacks. Many of the recipes are simple enough for older kids to prepare on their own!
24 After School Snacks
These apple nachos are sliced apples topped with caramel, chocolate and plenty of other fun toppings. The perfect quick and easy after school snack!
This avocado toast is fresh avocado mashed with lemon juice, olive oil and seasonings, then spread over sourdough bread. A quick and easy meal or snack option that can be customized in so many different ways.
These cheese bombs are biscuit dough wrapped around cheddar cheese, then topped with garlic herb butter and parmesan and baked to perfection. An easy snack or side dish that’s perfect for all the cheese lovers in your life.
These chocolate chip muffins are light and tender muffins studded with plenty of chocolate chips, then finished off with a sprinkle of sugar. These muffins are great for breakfast or a quick grab and go snack, and kids love them!
This cookie dough dip tastes like chocolate chip cookies, but is egg free and flour free making it totally safe to eat! Serve your cookie dough dip with graham crackers, vanilla wafers and fruit for a fun and unexpected snack or dessert.
This homemade ranch dip is full of all of the familiar herbs and spices, but has no preservatives like the store bought version. The homemade ranch powder is easy to make and keeps in the fridge for months!
This hummus recipe is a smooth and creamy blend of chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic and seasonings. Homemade hummus so much better than anything you'd get at the store, and it also happens to be quite easy to make!
These taco sliders are sandwiches stuffed with taco meat and cheese, then brushed with garlic butter and baked to perfection. Serve with salsa and guacamole for a party snack that will earn rave reviews.
Pigs in a blanket is a classic party snack made with cocktail wieners wrapped in crescent dough, which are baked to golden brown perfection. An easy appetizer option that can be doubled or tripled to serve a crowd.
These pizza muffins are crescent roll cups filled with pizza sauce, cheese and pepperoni, then baked to golden brown perfection. A fun recipe for pizza bites that’s the perfect appetizer, light meal or after school snack!
These after school snack ideas will delight kids and adults alike. They are perfect for fueling kids for after school activities and fun. Do yourself and your family a favor and try these recipes today!