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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.

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Mini Mac & Cheese Dogs

Mini Mac & Cheese Dogs

Mini Mac & Cheese Dogs

We wanted to get creative with hot dogs, so we made a mac-and-cheesy one. Pile on the extra cheese, relish and even bacon. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland

Mini White Pizzas

Mini White Pizzas

Mini White Pizzas

"I make these savory pizzas in advance and freeze them. Then I can bake them whenever I need a quick appetizer or snack. They are so delicious!" Jocelyn Hook, Swoyersville, Pennsylvania

Reuben Appetizers

Reuben Appetizers

Reuben Appetizers

Each year, I collect appetizer recipes to make for the annual Christmas party we throw for friends and family. These tidbits are always a big hit. —Pat Bohn, Oregon City, Oregon
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Stuffed Potato Ghosts

Stuffed Potato Ghosts

Stuffed Potato Ghosts

These hearty and yummy treats are easier to make than a normal stuffed potato and are a perfect appetizer. The fingerlings are so small and tender that they’ll disappear in a flash!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Toffee Caramel Dip

Toffee Caramel Dip

Toffee Caramel Dip

Dip into a batch of crunchy, caramel fall flavor with crisp apple slices and this smooth, scrumptious dip from our Test Kitchen. You can also serve this dip with other fruit or cake cubes.

Bacon-Tomato Quesadillas

Bacon-Tomato Quesadillas

Bacon-Tomato Quesadillas

Kids of all ages will go crazy for these appetizers that taste like a BLT. They're crisp on the outside...and ooey, gooey and oh-so-good inside!—Virginia Warner, Carson City, Nevada

Cinnamon Bread Rolls

Cinnamon Bread Rolls

Cinnamon Bread Rolls

"My aunt shared this recipe, which my kids and I make assembly-line style," reports Cathy Stanfield of Bernie, Missouri. "The kids love to help, and they sure love to eat these creamy snacks."

Meaty Chili Dip

Meaty Chili Dip

Meaty Chili Dip

A meaty dish like this is a must for the men in my family. They scrape the serving bowl clean! For the best dipping use large corn chips. —Karen Kiel, Camdenton, Missouri

Pepper Jack Pepperoni Rolls

Pepper Jack Pepperoni Rolls

Pepper Jack Pepperoni Rolls

Need a speedy after-school snack or movie-night appetizer? Try these kid-friendly, three-ingredient pizza rolls. “They’re delicious and a snap to assemble,” raves Judy Pinnow of Akron, Ohio.

Apple Person

Apple Person

Apple Person

—Julie Lavender, Oceanside, California

Caramel Apple Dessert

Caramel Apple Dessert

Caramel Apple Dessert

The whole family has fun dipping apple wedges into the caramel sauce and peanuts. Even our toddler gets in on the act!
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