Share:

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.

Sort:

Crunchy Sugar 'n' Spice Nuts

Crunchy Sugar 'n' Spice Nuts

Crunchy Sugar 'n' Spice Nuts

It just isn't Christmas at Lori Brouwer's house until these crunchy munchers are in the oven. "The wonderful aroma of ginger, cinnamon and nuts fills the kitchen with festivity when I bake this snack," she confirms from Cumberland, British Columbia.

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."
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

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

Candied Walnuts

Candied Walnuts

Candied Walnuts

Turn ordinary walnuts into a taste sensation with this simple recipe that’s prepared on the stovetop. With plenty of brown sugar and a hint of pepper, the crunchy candied nuts are a nice complement to a fruit and cheese tray. But they can stand on their own, as well, because they’re so munchable!

Coconut Cashew Crunch

Coconut Cashew Crunch

Coconut Cashew Crunch

The crunch is always a hit for Christmas snacking. It’s one of my husband’s favorites—and he says he doesn’t like coconut! It’s incredible on ice cream. —Dana Nemecek, Skiatook, Oklahoma

Nutty Berry Trail Mix

Nutty Berry Trail Mix

Nutty Berry Trail Mix

This recipe, my son’s favorite, earned me an “A” in my early childhood nutrition course. It lets you take control of what your children snack on! —Cheri Majors, Claremont, California

Snackers

Snackers

Snackers

These crispy, chewy treats pack lots of peanut flavor. They're our favorite travel snack. I always make a double batch so we have some left when we reach our destination. —Mrs. W.H. Gregory, Roanoke, Virginia

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.

Sugar-Free Spiced Pecans

Sugar-Free Spiced Pecans

Sugar-Free Spiced Pecans

“My mother makes these and they’re fantastic," writes Audrey Stewart of Forest Hill, Maryland. "If you arrive at her house late, there might not be any left!”
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT