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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.

Football Fest Empanadas

Football Fest Empanadas

Football Fest Empanadas

Classic empanadas from South America are stuffed pastries of beef or chicken, usually fried. That doesn't mean "classic" never changes. Chicken goes well with black beans, corn and jalapenos in this baked version with a Southwestern spin. —Jane McMillan, Dania Beach, Florida

Caramel-Toffee Apple Dip

Caramel-Toffee Apple Dip

Caramel-Toffee Apple Dip

One of my dear friend's husband's who died of cancer loved this recipe. The outer circle of apples makes for a very festive, eye catching piece. I have never had anyone try this that doesn't absolutely love it and ask me every year to bring it to all fall social events. —Angie Hillman, Cottonwood, Arizona

Cheese-Stuffed Meatball Sliders

Cheese-Stuffed Meatball Sliders

Cheese-Stuffed Meatball Sliders

Perfect for tailgating, you can make the meatballs and sauce for these sliders ahead of time and heat them up at home on game day. Put 'em on rolls in the parking lot. —Hilary Breinholt, Glenwood, Utah
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Sweet Potato Hummus

Sweet Potato Hummus

Sweet Potato Hummus

With a little planning, it’s easy to whip up a batch of hummus for unexpected guests, a potluck or an after-school snack. I always bake up extra unpeeled sweet potatoes so I can quickly mash the pulp for this unexpected dip. —Mary Marlowe Leverette, Columbia, South Carolina

Veggie Cheese People for Two

Veggie Cheese People for Two

Veggie Cheese People for Two

Make eating right fun for kids. These edible people let little ones get creative at the table, encouraging them to nibble as they go.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Yogurt & Honey Fruit Cups

Yogurt & Honey Fruit Cups

Yogurt & Honey Fruit Cups

This tasty combo of fresh fruit and creamy orange-kissed yogurt is guaranteed to disappear fast. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Paprika-Parmesan Puffed Cheese Sticks

Paprika-Parmesan Puffed Cheese Sticks

Paprika-Parmesan Puffed Cheese Sticks

My party guests never guess how easy these appetizers are to prepare. The miniature seasoned breadsticks require just five ingredients but instantly upgrade any menu.

Chocolate-Hazelnut Fruit Pizza

Chocolate-Hazelnut Fruit Pizza

Chocolate-Hazelnut Fruit Pizza

You can prepare this snackable pizza in just 10 minutes! It's a great way to sneak in those daily servings of fruit. —Dalynn Dowling, Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota

Hop-To-It Deviled Eggs

Hop-To-It Deviled Eggs

Hop-To-It Deviled Eggs

Make sweet Easter baskets filled with fantastic flavor! These adorable eggs would be a wonderful project for the kids while moms and dads finish up preparations for an Easter feast. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Chicks-on-the-Ranch Deviled Eggs

Chicks-on-the-Ranch Deviled Eggs

Chicks-on-the-Ranch Deviled Eggs

A hint of Dijon mustard, Parmesan cheese and ranch salad dressing take the flavor of these absolutely adorable deviled eggs to new heights! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Waffled Pizza Bites

Waffled Pizza Bites

Waffled Pizza Bites

The whole family will love this playful twist on "waffles." Mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses are sandwiched between two layers of dough and cooked up in the waffle iron. It's like a pizza grilled cheese waffle! —Deirdre Cox, Kansas City, Missouri
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