Just like a playlist can set the mood for a road trip, so can the snacks. Stock up on your favorite sweet and savory snacks to keep your kids happy! Here are some great ideas for those wanting to step outside the box.
Reese’s Chocolate Potato Chip Cookies
What’s better than deciding between cookies and chips? Having both! This versatile snack combines the childhood treats you loved the most into a portable and favorable bite.
Get the tutorial at The Domestic Rebel.
Sweet and Spicy Pretzel Nut Snack Mix
This sweet and spicy mix is the perfect snack for those who are as indecisive as their taste buds. A more sophisticated take on traditional trail mix, this dish packs a lot of flavor while still being light.
Get the tutorial at Flavour & Savour.
Neapolitan Rice Krispie Treats
These crispy treats are the ideal snack for those craving something sweet. With an even distribution of strawberry, marshmallow, and chocolate, these take away the hassle of choosing just one flavor.
Get the tutorial at Shugary Sweets.
Homemade Pita Chips
Use your favorite pita bread to make these homemade chips in less than 15 minutes. Pack them up in a zip lock bag and they’ll come in handy when your kids get hungry on the road.
Get the tutorial at Jessica in the Kitchen.
Crunch Berry Snack Bars
If you’re leaving early in the morning, or just have a sweet tooth, these breakfast bars could be your new go-to. All the joys of cereal with none of the hassle, these are portable and kid-friendly.
Get the tutorial at Delightful E Made.
Cowboy Ranch Cheese-Its
This interesting take on Cheese-Its is a great way to, literally, spice up an everyday snack. Quick and easy, this recipe can be adjusted depending how hot you like your food.
Get the tutorial at Consumer Queen.
No-Bake Almond Joy Snack Bites
The thing about candy bars is they’re so small you have to eat a few to feel satisfied. But with these healthy alternatives, they’re filling without the mess.
Get the tutorial at Two Healthy Kitchens.
Double Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins
Your little ones won’t even know that they’re eating their veggies when you sneak some zucchini in these double chocolate chip muffins. It makes a great treat for breakfast, too!
Get the tutorial at Damn Delicious.
Chickpeas are a fun change of pace from the usual snack bags. Their own flavor with additional Mediterranean seasoning is something you can’t find in your average chip.
Get the tutorial at Stuffed Suitcase.
Strawberry & Cream Bliss Balls
These balls are packed with summer flavors like strawberries and coconut. Drizzle the treats with white chocolate to make them extra sweet!
Get the tutorial at First & Full.
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