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Easy After School Snacks

posted by Julie Evink on September 24, 2017

Are you looking for tasty, easy after school snacks that your kids will love? Today I’ve rounded up after school snack ideas including everything from snack bars and snack mix to popsicles and veggie pizza! You’ll have plenty of snacks for after school now!

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Now that the kids are back to school, finding easy after school snack ideas can be a challenge. I know my kids come home starving. You’d think they haven’t ate in days, but their lunches are gone so they must have ate during the day. One would never actually think that! Luckily, today I’m sharing a bunch of delicious, easy after school snacks that your kids will love. Many can be prepared ahead of time and stored so that they are ready for when the kids come home from school. Scroll down for a large assortment of after school snack ideas!

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Peanut Butter Honey No Bake Granola Bars ~ Julie’s Eats & Treats


Ranch Snack Mix  ~ Julie’s Eats & Treats

Taco Oyster Crackers ~ Julie’s Eats & Treats

Loaded Apple Nachos – Julie’s Eats and Treats 

Cheerios Snack Mix – Julie’s Eats and Treats

No Bake Chocolate Banana Energy Balls – Julie’s Eats and Treats

Ranch Pretzels  – Julie’s Eats and Treats


Sweet and Salty Cashew Chex Mix – Julie’s Eats and Treats

Light Crock Pot Applesauce – Julie’s Eats and Treats

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Pretzels – Julie’s Eats and Treats

Taco Chex Mix – Julie’s Eats and Treats

Rainbow with Lemon Cheesecake Dip – Julie’s Eats and Treats

Homemade Gluten-Free Vegan Goldfish

Healthy Gummy Fruit Snacks – Fork & Beans

Healthy Mango Fruit Roll Ups

Apple Peanut Butter Smoothie – The Worktop

Yogurt Banana Splits with Muesli – The Lemon Bowl


5-Minute Pepperoni Quesadillas – Two Healthy Kitchens

Baked Apple Cider Donut Holes – Celebrating Sweets



Caramel Apple Grapes – Belly Full

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins – Taste Love and Nourish

Healthy Peanut Butter Cup Muddy Buddies (Gluten Free and Vegan) – Strength and Sunshine

Steel Cut Oatmeal Energy Bites – Together as Family


One Bowl Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread – Wholefully

Oatmeal Trail Mix Cookies – Celebrating Sweets

Banana Trail Mix Muffins – Well Floured

No Bake Apple Donuts – Fork & Beans

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muddy Buddies – Donuts, Dresses, and Dirt


DIY Lunch Pinwheels – Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

Ants on a Log Six Ways – The Lemon Bowl 

Maple-Cinnamon Oatmeal Bars – Iowa Girl Eats

Apple Cashew Snack Bites – Strength and Sunshine

Fruit & Yogurt Dip with Baked Chips – The Creative Bite


Frozen Greek Yogurt Cereal Bark – A Latte Food

Baked Zucchini Chips – Wholesome Yum

Berry Vanilla Granola Bars – A Latte Food

No Flour Monster Cookie Bars – Together as Family

No Bake Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Granola Bars – Nutmeg Nanny


Fairy Bread Smorgasbord – The Worktop

Healthy Chocolate & Banana Quesadilla – The Creative Bite

Healthy Garden Veggie Dip – Peas & Crayons

Cinnamon Roasted Chickpeas – Rachel Cooks

Greek Yogurt Blueberry Muffins – Scrummy Lane

Cinnamon Apple Chips – Moore Or Less Cooking

Bulk Bin Trail Mix – Well Floured

Easy Fruit Dip – The Kitchen is my Playground

Easy Kid Trail Mix – Penny Pincher Jenny


Easy Apple Pie Trail Mix – Frugal Foodie Mama

Homemade Gluten-Free Vegan Uncrustables – Strength and Sunshine

Strawberry Pineapple Fruit Salsa – Baked by Rachel 

Sweet & Salty Snack Mix (Gluten Free)– Nellie Bellie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cereal Bars – Miss in the Kitchen

Churro Marshmallow Bites – Certified Pastry Aficionado

Peanut Butter Roll Ups – Living Sweet Moments

Healthy Pumpkin Pie Smoothies – Wholefully

Greek Tortilla Pinwheels – Scrummy Lane

Skinny Frozen Peanut Butter Whips – The Creative Bite

Butterfinger Pudding Pops – Beyond Frosting


Chewy No-Bake Rainbow Chip Granola Bars – Peas & Crayons

Animal Cookie Snack Mix – Melanie Makes

Cinnamon Maple Granola – Baked by Rachel 

Easy Gluten-Free Vegan Pizza Bagels – Strength and Sunshine

Seasoned Oyster Crackers – Rachel Cooks

Chunky Monkey Snack Mix – Frugal Foodie Mama


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  • Taylor @ Food Faith Fitness

    I don’t have kids to share these with, but that means more for me! Thanks for including me! Pinned!

  • Lindsey @ American Heritage Cooking

    This is such a great round-up! There are so many recipes here that I want to try! Thanks for including my oat bars.

    • Julie Evink

      Thanks for letting us Lindsey!

  • Gayle @ Pumpkin 'N Spice

    What a great collection, Julie! I think all of the treats look amazing! Pinning a bunch!

  • Amy+@+Amy's+Healthy+Baking

    Thank you so much for including my energy bites, muddy buddies, and granola bars! These snacks sound incredible… Especially for me! I don’t have the “after school” excuse; I just love snacking all of the time! 😉 Pinning!

    • Julie Evink

      Thanks for letting us share them Amy!

  • Danielle | Krafted Koch

    I would have been one happy kid if my mom made any of these for me as after school snacks!

  • Courtney @ Neighborfood

    Thanks for including my trail mix! I don’t have kiddos, but I need this for me! I’m always on the lookout for quick snack ideas.

    • Julie Evink

      Thanks for letting us share the trail mix!

  • Shelley+@+Two+Healthy+Kitchens

    What a fantastic round-up of mouthwatering ideas! Forget the kiddos … I want these snackies for MEEEE!!!! Ok, ok … I promise I’ll share! 😀 Thanks so much for including our Fruit Pizzas and super-fun Veggie Faces! Totally pinning this to inspire other moms looking for great recipes!

    • Julie Evink

      I won’t tell anyone if you don’t share! Thanks for letting use share your recipes!

  • Jen+@+Baked+by+an+Introvert

    I’m always looking for new snack ideas. I often skip breakfast and work through lunch so easy portable snacks are a must.

    • Julie Evink

      I wish I had that problem! My tummy alerts me to meal times 🙂

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