Homemade Snack Hacks

Updated August 13, 2017

Originally Published August 13, 2014

Today I’m sharing some of our favorite homemade snack hacks. With kids in school and neighborhood friends always visiting, after school and lunch snacks are kind of a big deal! Did you know you could make your own granola bars, fruit roll ups, and even fishy crackers? Chances are that a homemade recipe is a whole lot healthier too:) These are some of our favorite snacks to buy….. but you can make them too!

Homemade Snack Recipes

Homemade Snack Hacks

1. Homemade Fishy Crackers

Click here for the little fish cookie cutter

homemade goldfish crackers

2. Homemade Gummy Bears

(or fruit snacks!)

The Healthiest Gummy Bears (or fruit snacks) You’ll Ever Eat!

3. How to Make Uncrustables

They can be made ahead and frozen too!

DIY Frozen Uncrustables - simple, but I just never remember to make these!!! Hopefully will remind me...

4. Homemade Granola Bars

Wow! I love how cost effective this is! They are just like Nature Valley Granola Bars… except healthier and cheaper!

Homemade Granola Bars--Makes 45 granola bars! Wow! :-) I love how cost-effective this is!

5. How to make fruit roll ups

Look at how pretty they turn out!

A simple and healthier fruit leather recipe with just 2 ingredients! Kids and adults love these fruit roll ups.

6. Cake Mix Dinner Rolls

Here’s another recipe for it via Candace Piburn

CAKE MIX DINNER ROLLS!

7. Lazy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

These will be gone in no time! They are SO EASY to make.

Lazy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

8. Homemade Yogurt Melts

For babies! So much cheaper and healthier than graduates yogurt melts.

HOMEMADE yogurt melts for baby! So much cheaper and healthier than graduates yogurt melts.

9. Chocolate Syrup Recipe

Eliminate the GMO’s and see how easy it is to make your own Hershey Syrup at home!

This Homemade Hershey Chocolate Syrup Recipe is super simple to make. Eliminate the GMO's and see how easy it is to make your own Hershey Syrup at home!

10. Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

Turn Ritz crackers into ice cream sandwiches!

Turn Ritz crackers into ice cream sandwiches!

11. Homemade Jello Cups

Save money on pre-made Jello cups by making your own. Make a full batch of Jello and separate them into snack sized cups.

Save money on pre-made Jello cups by making your own. Make a full batch of Jello and separate them into snack sized cups. 

12. Best Ever Homemade Flour Tortillas

These Best Ever Homemade Flour Tortillas are so simple and unbelievably delicious!

These Best Ever Homemade Flour Tortillas are so simple and unbelievably delicious!

13. Homemade Pizza Rolls

Like your childhood favorites these Homemade Pizza Rolls are stuffed with pepperoni, cheese and pizza sauce. Making these hand-held treats a fun weekday snack.

Like your childhood favorites these Homemade Pizza Rolls are stuffed with pepperoni, cheese and pizza sauce. Making these hand-held treats a fun weekday snack.

14. How to Make Homemade Tortilla Chips

Homemade Tortilla Chips are so easy to make and better than anything you buy at the store.

Homemade Tortilla Chips are so easy to make and better than anything you buy at the store.

15. Homemade Poptarts

Store-bought poptarts are fantastic on-the-go treats that are great for busy morning breakfasts and after school snacks.

Homemade Poptarts Recipe: Store-bought poptarts are fantastic on-the-go treats that are great for busy morning breakfasts and after school snacks.

16. Chocolate Covered Twinkies

This Gluten Free Chocolate Twinkie recipe is all kinds of amazing wrapped into a homemade snack cake!

This Gluten Free Chocolate Twinkie recipe is all kinds of amazing wrapped into a homemade snack cake!

17. Homemade Soft Pretzels

If you love a giant, delicious & chewy pretzel you will fall in love with these Homemade Soft Pretzels. Great for parties, tailgating snacks, BBQ’s & more.

If you love a giant, delicious & chewy pretzel you will fall in love with these Homemade Soft Pretzels. Great for parties, tailgating snacks, BBQ’s & more

18. Homemade Doritos

Now with this recipe, you can make them anytime you want! Keep the ingredients on hand to satisfy your cravings and bring something new to your next party.

Homemade Doritos - Now with this recipe, you can make them anytime you want! Keep the ingredients on hand to satisfy your cravings and bring something new to your next party.

19. Homemade Ham and Cheese Hot Pockets

Homemade ham and cheese hot pockets are downright addicting. Make a couple batches and freeze all the extras for a quick lunch or snack.

Homemade ham and cheese hot pockets are downright addicting. Make a couple batches and freeze all the extras for a quick lunch or snack.

20. Homemade Pizza Pockets

Homemade pizza pockets are fun to make for both kids and adults! Get creative with your pizza toppings!

Homemade pizza pockets are fun to make for both kids and adults! Get creative with your pizza toppings!

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