ACP Snack Ideas

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Quick and Nutritious Snack Ideas

  1. Trail Mix: mix together crackers, cereal, raisins, dried fruits (such as prunes and apricots). Place in cones for an edible cup.
  2. Yogurt Crunch: Top plain yogurt with fresh fruit and granola.
  3. Veggie Dips: Dip vegetables in peanut butter, cream cheese, and/or mild salsa.
  4. Fruit Shake: Blend fresh fruit, milk and a scoop of icecream.
  5. Pockets: Stuff mini pita's with cheddar and chopped broccoli and melt in microwave or oven.
  6. Mini Pizza: top English muffins with sauce and choice of toppings. Place under broiler until cheese melts.
  7. Ham Wraps: Wrap a stick of cheddar into a slice of ham.
  8. Round Sandwiches: spread tuna on a slice of bread and roll. Cut the bread to make pinwheels.
  9. Fruitsicles: Blend fresh fruit and juice together. Pour into popsicle holders and freeze.
  10. Mini Smiles: Spread toasted mini waffles with peanut butter. Add fruit for eyes, nose and mouth.
  11. Cheerio Necklace: string multi grain Cheerio's on a piece of twine for a "snack to go".
  12. Structures: Build a 3D snack using pretzels, crackers, raisins, cereal, marshmallows, etc. using cream cheese or peanut butter to hold it together.
  13. Banana Boats: Slice a banana lenghtwise, spread with peanut butter and top with raisins or granola.
  14. Mini Snowmen: make Rice Krispie Squares except roll into different sized balls instead of putting in a pan. Roll in coconut and attach 3 balls for a snowman. Add raisins for eyes and buttons and a mini carrot for the nose.
  15. Zoo Crackers: Spread a graham cracker with cream cheese or peanut butter. Add an animal cracker standing up on top of the cracker.