15 Tasty After-School Snacks

Getting kids to skip the usual empty-calorie snacks is simple: You just need a stash of alternatives they actually like! The choices here will fill them up, and might even make them smarter.


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Mexican Pizza

Mexican Pizza
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Bake 17 m

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Peanut Butter Dip

Peanut Butter Dip
Prep 10 m

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Granola, Yogurt, and Berry Parfaits

Granola, Yogurt & Berry Parfaits
Makes 7
Prep 10 m
Bake 35 m

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Chocolate Trail Mix

Chocolate Trail Mix
Prep 10 m

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Hummus with Parmesan Pita Chips

Hummus with Parmesan Pita Chips
Prep 10 m
Bake 9 m

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Sweet Potato Fries with Roasted Garlic Ketchup

Sweet Potato Fries with Roasted Garlic Ketchup
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Bake 30 m
Cook 3 m

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Grilled Cheese and Apple Sandwich

Grilled Cheese & Apple Sandwich
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 6 m
Cook per batch

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Apple Muffins

Apple Muffins
Makes 18
Prep 15 m
Bake 20 m

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Cherry Limeade

Cherry Limeade
Makes 5
Prep 5 m

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Creamy Ham Wraps

Creamy Ham Wraps
Makes 4
Prep 10 m

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Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas

Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Bake 8 m

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Choco-berry Bars

Choco-berry Bars
Makes 25
Prep 10 m
Bake 18 m
Cook 5 m
Bake 30 m

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Chili-Cheese Taco Chips

Chili-Cheese Taco Chips
Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Microwave 2 m

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Sweet and Salty Crunchy Munch

Sweet and Salty Crunchy Munch
Makes 16
Prep 10 m
Bake 40 m

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Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels

Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels
Makes 10
Prep 10 m