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Kids Snacks

Check out these healthy recipes for kids snacks, including popcorn, nachos, empanadas, chicken wings, fries, pretzels, trail mix, kabobs, elephant ears, pinwheels, flat bread, cheese puffs, fruit snacks, pizza pockets, apple dip and more.

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Meatballs

My family asks for these saucy meatballs all year long. I like to make them with ground beef in the winter and ground turkey in the spring.—Rachelle Stratton, Rock Springs, Wyoming

Honey-Lime Yogurt Dip

Honey-Lime Yogurt Dip

Honey-Lime Yogurt Dip

When it comes to this tangy fruit dip, I don’t mind my kids playing with their food. We like to dip strawberries, but friends have reported great results with pears, bananas and more. —Shelly Bevington-Fisher, Hermiston, Oregon

Southern Pimiento Cheese Spread

Southern Pimiento Cheese Spread

Southern Pimiento Cheese Spread

A classic Southern comfort food, Pimiento Cheese Spread, is used as an appetizer with crackers, corn chips or celery. It is also smeared between two slices of white bread for sandwiches and as a topping for hamburgers and hot dogs.—Eileen Balmer, South Bend, Indiana
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Garlic-Cheese Flat Bread

Garlic-Cheese Flat Bread

Garlic-Cheese Flat Bread

Unless you plan to make two, don't count on leftovers. As an appetizer or side, this cheesy flat bread will be devoured in less time than it takes to bake. And that's not long! —Suzanne Zick, Maiden, North Carolina

Chip 'n' Dip Bread Witch

Chip 'n' Dip Bread Witch

Chip 'n' Dip Bread Witch

Who needs tricks with a treat as bewitching as this appetizer? This ghoulish beauty is sure to steal center stage on your table. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Creepy-Crawly Bugs

Creepy-Crawly Bugs

Creepy-Crawly Bugs

Who wouldn't want to eat our cute little bugs? Quick and easy prep and undeniable kid appeal make these a must-have for the buffet at a child's party. Be prepared for the recipe requests. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Turkey Cheese Ball

Turkey Cheese Ball

Turkey Cheese Ball

While the real bird is roasting, you can present your guests with this tasty Thanksgiving turkey. It also makes for a fun centerpiece. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Simple Lemon Fruit Dip

Simple Lemon Fruit Dip

Simple Lemon Fruit Dip

My husband's a construction worker and this is a great treat to put in his lunch with whatever fresh fruit he wants. It keeps all week in the fridge. Fun, tasty, lemony! —Megan Wilkinson, Morgan, Utah

Ground Beef Pizza Fondue

Ground Beef Pizza Fondue

Ground Beef Pizza Fondue

Great for a party or game-day gathering, this hearty appetizer can be made with Italian sausage instead of ground beef if you prefer. Add a little more pizza sauce if the mixture seems too thick. —Margaret Schissler, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Ranch Spread Snowman

Ranch Spread Snowman

Ranch Spread Snowman

Let your kids use their imagination and decorate their snowman with colorful vegetables and fruit. They may want to leave a few under the tree for Santa to nibble. —Sherry Al-Tamimi, Sugar Valley, Georgia

Contest-Winning Beef Stuffed Crescents

Contest-Winning Beef Stuffed Crescents

Contest-Winning Beef Stuffed Crescents

My neighbor makes these Beef-Stuffed Crescents using jalapenos instead of green chilis and calls them "rattlesnake bites!" I love that this recipe is so easy and has so few ingredients. I've made it for potlucks and family gatherings…and never have any leftovers. —Jennifer Bumgarner, Topeka, Kansas
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