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Green Tomato Salsa

I came up with this green tomato salsa recipe so I could use up all the fresh tomatoes from my garden. —Vanessa Moon, Tucson, Arizona

Pizza Oyster Crackers

4 reviews

This quick and easy snack is a favorite of my kids. I always include a baggie in their lunch boxes....


Fruit and Cheese Kabobs

6 reviews

We came up with this fresh and fruity summer snack idea. It's easy to make ahead and carry to the...


Mediterranean Dip with Pita Chips

1 review

I created this recipe so I could serve house guests a fun appetizer. They loved it! It’s now my potluck...


Rosemary-Parmesan Popcorn

1 review

Fresh herbs and real cheese make this popcorn a homemade favorite that will make you forget about store-bought seasoning mixes....

Plantain Chips with Citrus Guacamole

Our home economists offer their version of plantain chips, a popular side dish in Cuba. They're not only great tasting,...


Campfire S’mores Snack Mix

Two crowd-pleasers, party mix and s’mores, become a sensation when you combine them. No campfire necessary —you can make this...

Cranberry Party Mix

3 reviews

The combination of real maple syrup, hazelnuts and dried cranberries really makes this stand out from the crowd. —Nicole Filizetti,...


Chewy Granola Bars

51 reviews

For a satisfying snack that's both soft and crispy, try this recipe. These bars are a tempting, nutritious treat.—Virgina M...


Mocha Almonds

When looking for nut-mix recipes, I stumbled across this one and altered it a bit. Once you start nibbling, it’s...


Homemade Barbecue Potato Chips

5 reviews

Crispy with a spicy kick, these thin chips complement sandwiches, burgers, soups and more. Or snack on them with your...

Sweet & Salty Party Mix

2 reviews

My husband doesn't like traditional party mixes because he thinks they’re too salty or sweet. He calls this one his...


Garlic Parmesan Popcorn

1 review

I came up with this recipe one night when I was craving a salty snack. It's a great change from...


Cheesy Snack Mix

1 review

Our love for Mexican food inspired me to make party mix with taco seasoning. The flavor is so mild that...


Cranberry-Mango Salsa with Tree Chips

1 review

This delightfully different salsa features a nice balance of sweet, tart and spicy. The accompanying tree-shaped chips are fun and...