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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.

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Caramel Cereal Snack Mix

Caramel Cereal Snack Mix

Caramel Cereal Snack Mix

I like to share this sweet snack with neighbors, friends and co-workers. My husband gets upset if I don't leave enough at home for him! —Carol Merkel, Yorkville, Illinois

Caramel-Coated Spiced Nuts

Caramel-Coated Spiced Nuts

Caramel-Coated Spiced Nuts

“A friend gave me these nuts in a jar as a gift. They were so delicious, I asked for the recipe and have made them ever since. They are always very well received.” —Carol Sankovic, Canfield, Ohio

Halloween Snack Mix

Halloween Snack Mix

Halloween Snack Mix

"Here is a simple snack mix I created on the spur of the moment," writes Barbara Roberts of Middleton, Wisconsin. "It's easy to toss together for a Halloween party or to package in individual bags for a fall bake sale."
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Mocha Pumpkin Seeds

Mocha Pumpkin Seeds

Mocha Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted pumpkin seeds are a classic fall snack. Kick them up a notch with instant coffee and cocoa powder for a mix that’s mocha genius at any time of year. —Rebekah Beyer, Sabetha, Kansas

Pumpkin Pie Spiced Pecans

Pumpkin Pie Spiced Pecans

Pumpkin Pie Spiced Pecans

I usually make at least two batches of these nuts at a time and package in containers to give as gifts. —Tari Ambler, Shorewood, Illinois

Cinnamon 'n' Spice Pecans

Cinnamon 'n' Spice Pecans

Cinnamon 'n' Spice Pecans

Originally, these crunchy nuts were used to top a salad, but I adjusted the recipe so they could stand on their own as a snack. Cayenne pepper gives them a little kick, making the nuts a fun party starter or hostess gift. — Terry Maly, Olathe, Kansas

Favorite Snack Mix

Favorite Snack Mix

Favorite Snack Mix

For a great change of pace from the usual mix, try this recipe from Carol Allen, field editor at McLeansboro, Illinois. "It's almost impossible to stop eating this sweet and salty snack."

Five-Spice Pecans

Five-Spice Pecans

Five-Spice Pecans

Talk about a sugar-and-spice treat! Just try to stop eating these toasty, roasty snack nuts. “They’re also great sprinkled on all kinds of salads.” Anne Leslie - Chandler, IN

Oat Snack Mix

Oat Snack Mix

Oat Snack Mix

"Kids of all ages seem to enjoy the creative combination of ingredients in this not-so-sweet mix," says Patti Brandt of Reedsburg, Wisconsin. "My three children would rather munch on this snack than on candy."

Toffee-Coated Peanuts

Toffee-Coated Peanuts

Toffee-Coated Peanuts

A handful is never enough when you serve these mouthwatering nuts, so be sure to make plenty! The sweet toffee coating is enhanced with cinnamon and nutmeg.

California Fried Walnuts

California Fried Walnuts

California Fried Walnuts

We grow walnuts for a living, so they go into just about everything at our house. Walnut halves made this way are crunchy, sweet and salty.—Alcy Thorne, Los Molinois, California
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