If you are a busy mom, you know how tough it can be to come up with wholesome after-school snacks that kids will love.
Are you tired of making the same old snacks for your kids after school? Are you looking for some new recipes to try that are quick and easy to make?
Today, we’re sharing 23 different after-school snack recipes to keep your kids happy, healthy, and away from junk food.
From homemade apple pop tarts and chicken nuggets to fruit roll-ups and cute sandwiches, we have some recipe ideas your kids will absolutely love!
So go ahead and bookmark this page, and you'll always have a delicious snack ready when the kids get home from school.
This grilled peanut butter and apple sandwich has plenty of protein, fiber and other good nutrients to keep your little ones energized and happy.
Thick slices of spam are fried crispy, then simmered in a sweet soy sauce before being placed atop a block of fluffy rice and covered in a strip of seaweed - fun, easy, and delicious!
These no-bake energy bars contain healthy ingredients like roasted nuts, dried fruit, peanut butter, and honey! They are perfect for a delicious on-the-go breakfast or a quick, healthy after-school snack.
We've updated the humble sausage roll with some extra veggies in a way that even the pickiest kids won't notice! These are excellent healthified snacks!
These chicken nuggets will make your kids forget about the fast food nugget variety cause they are way more delicious!
Make these chicken nuggets ahead of time and store them in the freezer to always have a quick after-school snack at your hands! Loved by kids and adults equally!
Use sliced sweet potatoes instead of a bland toast! These sunflower seed butter and banana toasties are naturally gluten-free, nutrient-dense, and delicious.
You can swap sunflower seed butter for almond or peanut butter.
Cheesy Pizza Scrolls are a fantastic baked treat all kids will love. They can also be a baking project to get your kids in the kitchen and have some fun making their pizza snacks after school.
Here is a super easy and quick recipe for healthy brownies with zucchini. Zucchini will make your brownie moist and rich while balancing the cocoa flavor. It’s the perfect ingredient for fudgy brownies, and unless you tell you used zucchini, no one will know!
These Plum Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups have four ingredients and require only a blender and an oven! Make ahead of time and store a quick healthy snack in the fridge.
Forget the store-bought pop tarts and make your own at home.
These cookies come together in minutes; they are fuss-free and absolutely delicious. Swap the chocolate chips for raisins, and maybe add some walnuts. Either way, these will disappear before you know it!
Oven Baked Fish Nuggets is a healthier alternative to the deep-fried fish snacks that kids love. Fish pieces are dusted with seasoned flour, dipped in an egg wash, and lightly crumbed in crushed cornflakes. Lightly baked until golden and crunchy these little nuggets will be an instant hit - give it a go!
These Animal Face Chocolate and Peanut Butter Rice Cakes are the perfect after-school snack where fun meets healthy and tasty!
These cheese rolls are very easy to make. They are filled with bell pepper, herbs, and cheese filling rolled in spring roll wrappers. Kids love them!
These pear apricot snack bars are so easy to make ahead over the weekend for a satisfying, yummy breakfast or afternoon snack all week! They have lots of substance and flavor.
These much healthier mozzarella sticks are still delicious yet don't need to be deep-fried!
Chia seed protein pudding combines healthy nutrients like fiber and probiotics in every cup. Topped with fresh peaches, raspberries, and nuts for a tasty healthy snack.
A savory waffle that is ready in ten minutes - the perfect after-school snack!
Frozen puff pastry makes these little puffs come together in a flash - and they’ll be gone just as quickly.
Crispy, crunchy tater tots can be made at home and be on the table in under an hour. Need we say more? The key to success in this budget-friendly Tater Tots recipe is freezing the potatoes before frying. Say goodbye to store-bought bags and hello to these delicious little tots!
These sandwiches are as easy to make as they are delicious and fulfilling.
These quesadillas are simple, flavorful, and packed with protein.
Sweet and salty snack mix with a ton of crunch and flavor.