30 Days of After School Snacks

As soon as my kids hit the door after school, they are begging for a snack. And after about the first week of school, they’re tired of my typical offerings and are already something a little more exciting. If you’re in the same boat, get your creative juices flowing with these tasty and nutritious after school snacks. (And with all of these great options, I’ll definitely be stealing some for my late-night snacks!)

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30 After School Snacks Ideas

Peanut Butter, Apple & Granola Snack Wraps. These granola snack wraps make for a perfect afters school snack or quick breakfast. They are the perfect mix of sweet and savory.

Puppy Themed Bento Box. A cute way to display veggies and a favorite of my dog-loving son!

Ham and Pickle Bites.

PB & J Smoothies.   A quick and healthy after school snack or breakfast for busy school days


Pizza Waffles. A definite crowd-pleaser at my house, this recipe can be customized with whatever toppings you like.

Pepperoni Pizza Muffins. I make a big batch of these and put some in the freezer so there is always a quick snack on hand.

Peanut Butter Coconut Oatmeal Bites. These are packed with protein and are the perfect snack for my kids before soccer practice or for me before I hit the gym.



Bite Size Apple Pie.

Hazelnut & Honey Yogurt Dip


Cheesy Chicken Quesadilla

Gluten Free Vegan Fruit & Nut Granola Bars

Frozen Banana Pops. These are not just for breakfast. My kids and I love to make these together—they get creative with the toppings and love making new creations.


Chicken Nuggets & Dip

Homemade Chewy Granola Bars.

Brown Paper Bag Microwave Popcorn. I can’t believe I never knew about this recipe before. So much cheaper and healthier than “real” microwave popcorn, and it even tastes better!


Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins. Just pop them in the oven and you get a tasty and filling snack.

Watermelon Pizza. My kids were a little wary of the balsamic glazes at first, but now it is one of their (and my) favorite refreshing snacks.


Pinwheels. These are a favorite and are so easy to customize with whatever ingredients I have in the kitchen.

Muddy Buddies. These are perfect for when the kids have friends over—I whip up a double batch and it’s gone in the blink of an eye!

muddy buddys

Strawberry and Zucchini Muffins. Perfect for late summer and early fall, when my garden is overflowing with zucchini. The strawberries add a nice zing!

Apple Sandwiches


Homemade Uncrustables PB&J.   So easy to make, and a great way to make sure my kids actually eat their sandwiches.


Pumpkin Spice Trail Mix. I keep a container of this on hand and it makes the perfect snack for when we are on the go.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ritz Drizzles. Sometimes you just need chocolate. But these cracker treats are a great way to make sure I don’t binge and actually get some protein as well.


Ranch Cheeze-its A great idea to put a new twist on a favorite snack using one of my favorite dressings


 When your kids walk through the door, is one of the first things they ask for is a snack? 

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  1. Julie Wood says:

    My favorite here is the Pizza Waffles. I never thought about making this. It sounds very easy and I can make the waffles and then put pizza toppings on it. I also like the PB&J Smoothies. Yum.

  2. shelly peterson says:

    So many wonderful recipes! The kids always come home from school hungry. I would like to make the Peanut Butter Coconut Oatmeal Bites.

  3. omg these all look so delicious! all I had growing up was cookies & milk lol :(

  4. Janet W. says:

    These are all great ideas! All my grandsons want to do when they get home from school is SNACK!

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