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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.

Cute Egg Chicks

Cute Egg Chicks

Cute Egg Chicks

These big-eyed chicks will steal the show at your Easter table or on a buffet! Our Test Kitchen staff took a little artistic license with a recipe shared by field editor Tami Escher of Dumont, Minnesota...and came up with these clever chicks.

Mini Chicken Kabobs

Mini Chicken Kabobs

Mini Chicken Kabobs

"I first tried these kabobs when my daughter-in-law made them for my granddaughter's birthday party," writes Norma Wells of Cookson, Oklahoma. "Full of soy sauce, ginger and pineapple flavors, these appetizers are popular when I serve them at get-togethers.

Peanut Butter Stuffed Celery

Peanut Butter Stuffed Celery

Peanut Butter Stuffed Celery

"I found this idea in a magazine several years ago," notes Irene Wilson. "I have shared it with many people and everyone enjoys it." The Grand Junction, Colorado cook says the crisp celery sticks stuffed with peanut butter filling and dressy enough for holidays.
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Pizza Snacks

Pizza Snacks

Pizza Snacks

"Since pizza is a big favorite with my teenagers, I like to keep these crispy snacks on hand," says Ruby Williams of Bogalusa, Louisiana. "Loaded with toppings, they go right from the freezer to the oven with little time and effort. And they're always a hit."

Gingersnap Dip

Gingersnap Dip

Gingersnap Dip

I serve this dip in a clean plastic pumpkin at all of our fall church gatherings. It's a nice way to dress up packaged gingersnaps. —Tessie Hughes, Marion, Virginia

Potato Chip Chicken Strips

Potato Chip Chicken Strips

Potato Chip Chicken Strips

This novel recipe is a fast and tasty change from fried chicken.—Sister Judith LaBrozzi, Canton, Ohio

Citrusy Fruit Dip

Citrusy Fruit Dip

Citrusy Fruit Dip

This refreshing dip is the perfect complement to fresh summer fruit. Folks just can't seem to get enough of it...the bowl is always scraped clean! —Tiffany Anderson-Taylor, Gulfport, Florida

Peanut Butter Dip

Peanut Butter Dip

Peanut Butter Dip

Both the children and adults really enjoy this dip, which includes mini chocolate chips. It is so easy to whip up.—Kristen Proulx, Canton, New York

Pizza English Muffins

Pizza English Muffins

Pizza English Muffins

From St. Paul, Minnesota, Lea Deluca recalls, "My mother prepared these individual pizzas for me from the time I started elementary school until I entered college. They're a big hit with all ages."

Crispy Onion Wings

Crispy Onion Wings

Crispy Onion Wings

My wife, daughters and I often enjoy these buttery wings while watching TV on Saturday nights. The crisp coating of french-fried potato chips is also great on the chicken tenders I make from cut-up boneless chicken breasts. -Jonathan Hershey, Akron, Ohio

Honey Peanut Apple Dip

Honey Peanut Apple Dip

Honey Peanut Apple Dip

"Everyone just loves this dip...it never lasts long," says Carolyn Sykora of Bloomer, Wisconsin. The thick mixture is easy to scoop up with apple slices.
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