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Sweet Snacks

Looking for recipes for sweet snacks? Taste of Home has the best sweet snack recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Sugar 'n' Spice Nuts

Sugar 'n' Spice Nuts

Sugar 'n' Spice Nuts

To tell the truth, I can't recall where this recipe came from. It's been a regular in my holiday baking, though, for many years. Between Thanksgiving and New Year's, I hand these out to almost everybody—even the mailman's been known to find a batch in the mailbox! I moved from a big city as a bride. My husband soon persuaded me to enter baked goods at our county fair—now, our son, 8, is my cookie tester, and our daughter, 6, is the egg beater.

Cinnamon Spiced Pecans

Cinnamon Spiced Pecans

Cinnamon Spiced Pecans

Here is a treat enjoyed by people of all ages. Spiced pecans are nice to have on hand during the Christmas season - to serve as an appetizer or add to your cookie plate, or to give as gifts packaged in decorated jars or containers! I love making foods that will delight my family or guests.

Cinnamon Maple Granola

Cinnamon Maple Granola

Cinnamon Maple Granola

Explains Erin Phillips of Akron, Ohio, "When I get a craving for a light, wholesome snack, I mix up a batch of this granola. I love the sweetness of the coconut and maple syrup and the crunchy nuts.
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Peanutty Party Mix

Peanutty Party Mix

Peanutty Party Mix

The secret to this munchable mixture, which will quickly disappear when you serve it to family and friends, is in the flavor—it's so inviting that folks can't stop with just one bite! Writes Kitty Henderson from Hazelhurst, Georgia, "I also make my nutty snack to give as holiday gifts. Everyone loves it."—Kitty Henderson, Hazlehurst, Georgia

Honey Cereal Bites

Honey Cereal Bites

Honey Cereal Bites

A neighbor lady gave me this recipe years ago, and my husband and kids immediately loved it. We have fun varying the recipe to add our own personal touches.

Frosted Hazelnuts

Frosted Hazelnuts

Frosted Hazelnuts

Serve these spicy-sweet nuts at your holiday party or buffet— they're a tempting snack for any occasion.

Iced Almonds

Iced Almonds

Iced Almonds

My mother-in-law gave me this recipe some 15 years ago. I've made well over 100 batches since then!—Susan Marie Taccone, Erie, Pennsylvania

Honeycomb Goodies

Honeycomb Goodies

Honeycomb Goodies

This snack has a sweet peanutty flavor that makes it a satisfying treat for kids of all ages.—Opal Blackmar, Rockford, Illinois

Sugar-Coated Pecans

Sugar-Coated Pecans

Sugar-Coated Pecans

"It's impossible to stop snacking on these sweet crispy nuts, so I make several batches over the holidays in order to keep a supply on hand," Carol Crowley, West Haven, Connecticut, admits.

Peanut Nuggets

Peanut Nuggets

Peanut Nuggets

Says Pamela Steward of Rochester, Minnesota, "This crisp, sweet and chewy snack is one of my favorites. It's quick and simple to make and can be served anytime."

Sweet Cereal Treats

Sweet Cereal Treats

Sweet Cereal Treats

"It doesn't take long to mix up a batch of these yummy snacks since they have only four ingredients and don't need to bake," relates Barri VanderHulst from Allegan, Michigan. "As a small child, I helped my grandma make them. Now my three children enjoy helping me. We all love this crunchy treat."
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