Back-to-School Snacks

Healthy treats for lunch boxes or after-school munching

Confetti Snack Mix Recipe

Confetti Snack Mix Recipe

Banana-Pear Caterpillar
With my mom's guidance, I transformed banana and pear slices into this creepy crawler. My brother, Joey, was too young to help prepare the salads, but he sure enjoyed eating the Banana-Pear Caterpillar!
—Kendra Paige-Wrischnik, Cinncinnati, Ohio

Sweet Popcorn Snack Mix
Pack a sandwich bag of this Sweet Popcorn Snack Mix in each of your children's lunches and watch their eyes light up. Coated with cocoa and cinnamon-sugar, the munchable medley also is a yummy after-school snack.
—Shirley A. Glaab, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Confetti Snack Mix
I've made this Confetti Snack Mix for many years and I usually double the recipe. It makes a wonderful gift, and everyone always wants the recipe.
—Jane M. Bray, Temple Terrace, Florida

Apple Person
This Apple Person is an adorable, healthy surprise sure to bring a smile to your child's face.
—Julie Lavender, Oceanside, California

Flower with Butterflies
It's easy to inspire kids to gobble up their fruit with this fun, eye-catching treat. They may even want to help create the pretty garden scene of a Flower with Butterflies.
—Shirley Piepenburg, Boyne City, Michigan

Self-Portrait Sandwiches
Who could resist this creative sandwiche. Let your imagination go wild with these Self-Portrait Sandwiches.
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin