Kids' Quick and Easy Snack Recipes

Kids' snacks can be quick and easy -- think popcorn, tortilla wraps, tortilla chips, quesadillas -- these trusted recipes will get you started.

Staff Picks

Chicken Nuggets

Rating: 4.5 stars 88
These are really easy and taste great! Kids love them!
By Allrecipes Member

April's Deviled Eggs

Rating: 3.5 stars 102
Slices of egg, filled with delicately spiced creamy goodness. Served cool.
By MISTY1549

Creamy Peanut Towers

Rating: 4 stars 18
These are perfect for potlucks, get togethers, or as snacks for the kids. Everyone loves them! You may want to quadruple the recipe. Use toothpicks to keep the creamy towers from tumbling.

Crispy Corn and Rice Treats

Rating: 4.5 stars 9
Sweeten crispy corn and rice cereal with a chocolate and peanut butter mixture, then coat it all with powdered sugar! It's a great Saturday night snack the whole family will love!

Santa Fe Veggie Quesadillas

Rating: 4.5 stars 58
I've made this quick and colorful appetizer for many great dinner parties. Serve with fresh salsa, guacamole or sour cream as dipping sauces--or by itself. Works great on a large scale as well. Thawed and drained frozen veggies may be substituted for canned. Look for the combination of corn, red pepper and black beans in the grocery store's frozen food section.
By Hydeeho

Apple Cheese Pizza

Rating: 3.5 stars 27
Easiest pizza, with fresh apple as a different taste than normal.
By sal

Jet Swirl Pizza Appetizers

Rating: 4.5 stars 257
Similar to meat-filled calzones, these cheesy little swirls were invented during football season. The name was inspired by our favorite team.

Popcorn Nachos

Rating: 4 stars 35
Mexican-style spices and shredded Cheddar cheese are lively additions to plain popcorn.

Baked Tortilla Chips

Rating: 4.5 stars 528
Homemade tortilla chips with a lime-cumin zing are tastier than store-bought.

Baked Eggs in Avocado with Bacon

Rating: 4.5 stars 4
If you like avocado, you'll love this great new recipe idea featuring three of our favorite things – bacon, avocado, and eggs.

Deep-Fried Dandelions

Rating: 4 stars 5
The edible flowers on these weeds are nutritional powerhouses, bursting with vitamin C, and they taste amazing when coated in this tempura-style batter and fried. Serve as an appetizer or a crunchy topper for your favorite spring salad.

Inspiration and Ideas

Kettle Corn
Rating: Unrated 1531
"I'm so glad I found this recipe. Now I don't have to wait to go to festivals to get kettle corn." – BEV
Easy Snack Wraps
Rating: Unrated 205
"Awesome wraps. They were so quick and easy to make. They were a big hit at my party." – VENUSPCT
Healthy Chocolate Smoothie
Rating: 4 stars 13

The sweetness of the bananas in this smoothie means you don't need to add any sugar to sweeten the cocoa. This is my go-to for a midday energy boost and kids love it too.