29 Healthy After School Snacks to Make Ahead

Make after school snack time healthy and delicious!

No Bake Almond Cranberry Balls

Does your little one come home after school starving for an afternoon snack? Feeding your kids healthy and tasty treats doesn’t have to be a chore. These 29 fun and creative after school snacks are healthy and easy to prepare.

Healthy After School Snacks to Make Ahead

1. Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip

This easy to prepare, no sugar added yogurt dip is perfect for fresh cut fruit.

2. No-Bake Almond Cranberry Energy Balls

Easily pack these tasty gluten free energy balls for an on the go snack.

3. Strawberry Orange Gummy Bears

Your kids will love these all-natural, fun, and healthy gummy bear snacks.

4. Chocolate Covered Strawberries

This recipe for chocolate strawberries is so simple, you’d never guess it only takes minutes to prepare.

5. Whole Grain Cinnamon Pita Chips

Sweetened with cinnamon and honey, these tasty pita chips are a perfect substitute for sugary treats.

6. Beautiful Butterfly Snack Clips

Beautiful Butterfly Snack Clips

This fun and creative butterfly snack clip can seal baggies packed with grapes, dried fruit, or whole grain cereal.

7. Fudge Brownie Bites

Kids love this sweet treat made with no added sugar.

8. Baked Onion Rings

Baked Onion Rings

These oven baked onion rings are a perfect after school snack.

9. Peanut Butter Banana Cups

Three ingredient treats that kids love. Try these delicious peanut butter banana cups.

10. Ants on a Log

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Kids love peanut butter and celery, but its more fun when they get to move the little raisins around like ants on a log.

11. Homemade Jello Jigglers

Your kids will love making shapes out of this healthy jello recipe.

12. Zucchini Pizza Bites

Zucchini Pizza Bites

These delicious low carb pizza bites are a healthy alternative to traditional pizza bagels.

13. Homemade Fruit Rollups

Homemade Fruit Rollups

Simple and easy to make, these gluten-free fruit roll ups are made with no added sugar.

14. Clean Eating Almond Butter and Jelly


This almond butter and jelly recipe is perfect to snack on as a dip or spread.

15. Frozen Yogurt Berries

Frozen Yogurt Berries

With a similar taste to traditional yogurt covered raisins, kids love these frozen yogurt berries.

16. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies

This healthy cookie recipe is a great way to get kids to eat quinoa.

17. Red, White And Blue Fruit Skewers

Red, White And Blue Fruit Skewers

Kids will have fun eating fresh fruit off a skewer with this creative fruit kebab snack.

18. Slow Cooker Apple Sauce

Slow Cooker Skinny Applesauce

This homemade applesauce doesn’t even need sugar to make it sweet and delicious.

19. Snack Pretzel Stack

Snack Pretzel Stack

Kids will love assembling this fun and nutritious treat themselves.

20. Red, White, and Blueberry Lemonade

Red White and Blueberry Lemonade

Full of color and flavor, this lemonade recipe is fun and healthy for kids.

21. Honey Almond Butter Popcorn

Honey Almond Butter Popcorn

What kid doesn’t love popcorn? This recipe takes a healthy spin on traditional buttery popcorn.

22. Sweet Potato Chips

Sweet Potato Chips

These crispy sweet potato chips are a healthy alternative to classic potato chips.

23. Peanut Butter and Honey Oat Bars

Peanut Butter and Honey Oat Bars

With all the taste of a granola bar and no added sugar, these oat bars are an awesome snack for kids.

24. Superfood Banana Pops


These frozen bananas couldn’t be a more simple and healthy kid friendly snack.

25. Homemade Healthy Fruit Snacks

Homemade Healthy Fruit Snacks

Made from whole fruit and no artificial flavoring, these fruit snacks are much healthier than the commercial brand.

26. Protein Fudgesicles

Protein Fudgesicles

Low in calories and packed with protein, these fudgesicles are a healthy snack for kids and adults alike.

27. Apple Nachos Supreme

Apple Nachos Supreme

This delicious and healthy apple nacho recipe tastes just like a caramel apple.

28. Chocolate Covered Peanuts

Kids will love these yummy chocolate covered peanuts.

29. Fruit and Yogurt Salad

The bowl is guaranteed to be empty after this fruit salad is served.

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