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10 Yummy After School Snacks For Kids

Yummy After School Snacks For Kids

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Hungry kids can be a nightmare. And when they are tired and hungry? Get ready for massive tantrums!

So, when it is time for the kids to come back from school, you better be ready with some snacks to fill their growling bellies! That will not just soothe their hunger but will also postpone a meltdown.

Wondering how exactly to cater to your kid’s fussy after school hunger pangs? We have just the thing for you!

Here’s a list of ten amazing after school snacks for kids options – each healthy and mouth-wateringly yummy!

1. Caramel Popcorn:

Caramel Popcorn

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Kids love popcorns. Add caramel to it, and you have a match made in heaven.

Ingredients:

  • Butter
  • Honey
  • Salt
  • Popcorn
  • Pecans

How To Make:

  • Melt the butter and add honey as well as a pinch of salt.
  • Now toss the whole thing with the popcorn and pecans.
  • Next, spread the popcorns on a baking sheet (parchment-lined) and bake at 325 degrees F, for about 15 minutes. Don’t forget to toss!
  • Allow the popcorns to cool down before
    your kid arrives!

[ Read: Fun Snack Ideas For Kids On The Go ]

2. Sesame Potato Chips:

Sesame Potato Chips

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Potato chips are always a good idea when it comes to snacks for kids. Add a dash of sesame seeds, and you can turn the humble potato chips into a healthy snack option!

Ingredients:

  • Russet Potatoes
  • Olive oil
  • Sesame seeds

How To Make:

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Add thinly sliced russet potatoes with olive oil and salt on the preheated baking trays.
  • Sprinkle some sesame seeds and bake for about 10 minutes. The most sough after after school snacks for kids.

[ Read: Sugar-Free Snacks For Kids ]

3. Crunchy Chickpeas:

Crunchy Chickpeas

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Chickpeas are yummy and nutritious. To make them a good snack option, just make them crunchy!

Ingredients:

  • Chickpeas
  • Olive oil
  • Cumin seeds
  • Smoked paprika
  • Salt

How To Make:

  • Cook the chickpeas with the required amount of olive oil, cumin, and smoked paprika for about two minutes.
  • Season with salt.
  • Now bake the chickpeas at 425 degrees F for about 20 minutes.

[ Read: Nutella Recipes For Kids ]

4. Apple Moons:

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An easy to make snack option, perfect for moms on the go!

Ingredients:

  • Apples
  • Peanut butter

How To Make:

  • Just slice the apples into a crescent shape.
  • Now spread some peanut butter (you can also use any other topping of your choice) on the slices and serve!
  • Add a granola on top to add the finishing touch.

[ Read: Smoothie Recipes Fod Kids ]

5. Sandwich With A Twist:

Sandwich With A Twist

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Got some graham crackers at home? Turn them into a nutritious after school snack!

Ingredients:

  • Graham crackers
  • Melted chocolate
  • Yogurt

How To Make:

  • Get some frozen yogurt and add a scoop between two graham crackers.
  • Now roll the edges of these ‘cracker sandwiches’ in melted chocolate.
  • Freeze!

6. Oatmeal Cookies:

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Oatmeal is the new superfood! So, give your kid a dose of health with this yummy snack recipe.

Ingredients:

  • Oatmeal cookie mix
  • Applesauce
  • Wheat germ
  • Mixed nuts
  • Dried fruit
  • Coconut

How To Make:

  • Prepare the cookies. Make sure to follow the instructions given on the pack.
  • While preparing the cookies, substitute the butter with applesauce and add wheat germ, chopped mixed nuts, dried fruit and shredded coconut to the batter.
  • And you are done! A healthy afterschool snacks for kids.
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