Kids' Healthy Snack Recipes

Looking for healthy kids' snacks? Allrecipes has more than 50 kid-approved snack ideas that you can feel good about.

Staff Picks

Toddler Muffins

Rating: 5 stars 334
Mini muffins for finicky toddlers with the addition of fruit and veggies. My son is 2 and has been eating these for a year. I always keep a supply in the freezer, he loves them frozen especially when new teeth are coming in! Adults love them too. Great for play groups! Recipe makes 24 mini muffins or 12 regular-size muffins.

Cute Grape Caterpillars for Kids

Rating: 5 stars 2
These fun little caterpillars are a great way to feed your kids some fruit in a cute way. They are also great healthy snacks for a kids' birthday party or during a play date.
By muschel

Apple Ladybug Treats

Rating: 5 stars 37
Red apples are decorated to look like lady bugs. This is a quick and fun snack that kids will enjoy making and eating. For once kids can play with their food.
Sponsored By MyPlate

Spring Herb Hummus Vegetable Garden

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
Vegetable platters need not look all look the same. Here, fresh spring vegetables sit in an herb-laced hummus to resemble a spring garden in full bloom. My kids loved plucking the crisp vegetables from the garden, so much so that I think they forgot that they were filling themselves up with such a healthful snack.

Homemade Goldfish Treats

Rating: 4.5 stars 13
Spice up your day with some flavorful cheese crackers! Wonderful cheese taste with not a lot of ingredients!

Cauliflower Sheep

Rating: 5 stars 9
There's more than one way to get creative in the kitchen! Make cute little sheep from cauliflower florets. All you need are black olives, fresh cauliflower florets, raisins, dry black-eyed peas, and toothpicks. Olives and black-eyed peas become the heads and eyes. The legs are raisins. Don't play with your food? Well, not this time. So much fun.

Cinnamon Sweet Potato Chips

Rating: 4 stars 74
This is a great alternative to potato chips.

Annie's Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips

Rating: 5 stars 4521
Easy to make, tasty fruit salsa and cinnamon tortilla chips. Great as an appetizer or a snack. Great for anytime!
By Allrecipes Member
Sponsored By MyPlate

Fried Asparagus Sticks

Rating: 4.5 stars 22
This recipe is a tasty way to get in your veggies that even kids and picky eaters will enjoy!

Salt and Pepper Skillet Fries

Rating: 4.5 stars 40
These quick and easy French fries made in a skillet are sure to please.

Playgroup Granola Bars

Rating: 4.5 stars 1963
My girlfriend brought these granola bars over for a playgroup one morning and ever since they've been a staple! My son requests them almost daily so I usually triple the recipe and make 2 trays so we have plenty on hand.

Granola Bars

Rating: 4.5 stars 108
Quick, easy granola bars.

Inspiration and Ideas

Apple Chips
Rating: Unrated 102
"I'm so happy now that I never have to buy expensive apple chips in a bag again. They are a perfect healthy snack!" – rebecca
Apple Frog for Kids
Rating: Unrated 3
"A fun, cute snack that is also healthy!" – barbara
Extra Easy Hummus
Rating: 4.5 stars 666

Tahini-free hummus that only takes minutes, and is a favorite with my kids.