15 Handy Snacks Perfect for After School

15 Handy Snacks Perfect for After School

Sep 8, 2015
Nina L. Palmer

cool healthy snack idea for the kids

Choux Pastry Rings

2/3 cup (160ml) of milk
2/3 cup (160ml) of mineral water
5oz (140g) butter
1/4 tbsp (4g) of salt
1 2/3 tbsp(20g) sugar
2 cups (200g) all-purpose flour
4 eggs + 1 egg for gilding
Pearl sugar and praline for the finish

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healthy after school snacks for kids

Honey & Coconut Granola Bars

1 3/4 oz (50g) rolled oats
1 3/4 oz (50g) grated coconut
1 3/4 oz (50g) sunflower seeds
1 3/4 oz (50g) pumpkin seeds
1 oz (30g) chopped walnuts (or pistachios, hazelnuts …)
1 oz (30g) dried cranberries
2/3 oz (20g) raisins
2 oz (65g) unsalted butter
2 oz (55g) good quality honey
1 1/3 oz (40g) of sugar

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Chouquettes Pastry

Chouquettes Pastry

1/2 cup (10 cl) of water
1/2 cup (10 cl) whole milk
1 teaspoon (5 g) salt
1 1/4 tbsp (10g) sugar
7 1/2 tbsp (110 g) butter
1 1/2 cup (150 g) flour
4 eggs
2 1/2 (20 g) coarse sugar

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Afternoon Snack Ideas for Kids

Dried Fruits Chocolate Fudge

7 ounces (200g) of dark chocolate
1/4 cup (50g) of cream
7 ounces (200g) of whole nuts: pistachios, almonds, hazelnuts, cranberries
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perfect after school snack for hungry kids

Nutella Filled Sweet Buns

3 1/2 (350g) all-purpose flour
1/2 tbsp (8g) salt
1/4 cup (45g) granulated sugar
1 packet (7g) active-dry yeast
4 eggs, very cold
1/2 lb (220g) unsalted butter, diced
1 egg for gilding
Nutella

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healthy snack idea for the kids

Frozen Chocolate Lollipops

1 part crushed white chocolate
1 part crushed dark chocolate

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Healthy Kids Snacks

Mini Chocolate Dipped Cookies

1 puff pastry (recipe here, you can also buy it frozen)
3/4 cups (150g) of castor sugar
3 1/2 oz (100g) dark chocolate

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healthy back to school snack ideas

Easy Pizza Croissants

1 puff pastry
1 slice of ham
1 ball of mozzarella
Tomato sauce
1 egg yolk
Oregano

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Favorite After School Snacks

Chocolate Chips Breadsticks

1 cup (100g) all-purpose flour
3 1/2 tablespoon (40g) of sugar
Zest of one large orange, finely grated
2/3 oz (20g) butter, diced and softened
2 tablespoons (30mL) of cold water
Dark chocolate chips, 70% cocoa, semisweet (crushed dark chocolate is ok too, but the chips won’t be even)
Powdered sugar for dusting

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Back-to-School Snacks and Lunches

Easy Shortbread Cookies

4 1/2 ounces (125g) of salted butter (or salt crystals if you’re an addict like me)
A bit more than 1 cup (110g) flour
1/3 cup (55g) cornstarch
5 tbsp (60g) soft brown sugar (plus a tablespoon to finalize)

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Easy After School Snack Ideas

No-Bake Chocolate Salami

1/4 pound (125g) dark chocolate
(50g) butter
(150g) cashews, coarsely chopped
12 Biscoff cookies, cut in 4
2 or 3 tablespoons icing sugar

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Delicious After School Snacks

Chocolate Chips Puff Pastry Sticks

1 sheet puff pastry dough — here’s the complete recipe here, if you want to make your own
1/4 lb (120g) of dark chocolate chips
1 oz (30g) toasted slivered almonds
1 egg yolk

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Back-to-School Snack Recipes

Dried Fruit & Cheese Skewers

Dried apricots, or raisins, dried figs…
Hard cheese — think about Cheddar, Emmental, Swiss, Comte, Edam, Gouda…
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Back to School Snacks

Microwave Chocolate Pears

4 large or 8 small pears
2 tablespoons powdered sugar (or agave syrup )
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 1/2 ounces (100g) of chocolate (cooking quality)
Juice of 1 lemon
Vanilla ice cream (optional)
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Gingerbread French Toasts

8 slices of gingerbread
2 eggs
3/4 cup (20cl) of milk
3/4 ounce (20g) of honey or sugar
2 tbsp (30g) butter
A pomegranate fruit and icing sugar for decoration

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Looking for some new after school snack ideas for your kids? Here are 15 delicious and handy after school snack ideas—not only kids—but the whole family will love! Whether it’s sweet or savory there’s something for every child; keeping snacking convenient and portable.

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