Great Road Trip Snacks For Kids

Great Road Trip Snacks For Kids

Jun 23, 2014
Christina Cherrier

Kid Friendly Snacks for the Road

Spiced Fruits & Oat Muesli Bars

1 3/4 cups (140g) of oat flakes
2/3 cup (50g) of muesli
1 tablespoon (8g) of mixed spices: ground cinnamon, ground cloves, ground ginger, ground cardamom
1/3 cup (50g) currants
1/3 cup (50g) dried cranberries
1/3 cup (50g) of dried pineapple
1 stick (110g) of butter
3 tablespoons liquid honey

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Oven Tomato Chips

8 round and firm tomatoes
Sweet paprika
Soft brown sugar

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Mini Almond Honey Cakes

2 eggs
1 1/4 cups (120g) of self-raising flour
1/3 cup (100g) honey
1/2 cup (100g) salted butter
Slivered almonds

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no-cook snacks for kids

No-Bake 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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easy snacks for a road trip with kids

Dried Fruit & Cheese Skewers

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

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Healthy Snacks for Traveling with Kids

Caramelized Chocolate Cashew

2 tbsp butter
3 tsp honey
1 tsp vanilla extract
Brown sugar
Bitter chocolate powder

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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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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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Apple Fritter Rings

3 medium-tart apples (Granny Smith are great)
1 vanilla pod
1 3/4 cup (170g) all-purpose flour
1 cup (170g) rice flour
2 2/3 tablespoons (30g) baking powder
1 1/4 cup (300ml) water
Icing sugar

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Kids snack kit for the road

Muesli Snacking Cookies

2/3 pound (300g) muesli with 50% fruit
2/3 cup (75g) whole wheat flour
7 tablespoons (100g) salted butter
1/2 cup (150g) Golden Syrup (or honey or maple syrup)
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon baking powder

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Chocolate Chip 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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road trip snack 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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Easy Butter Cookies

2 egg yolks
2/5 cup (80g) of sugar
2 3/4 ounces (80g) butter
1 1/2 cup (140g) of flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 packet of vanilla sugar
1/2 tsp salt

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Almond and Hazelnut Chocolate Fudge

1 can sweetened condensed milk (400g)
3/4 pound (350g) of dark chocolate
5 1/3 ounces (150g) chocolate praline
4 1/2 ounces (125g) whole hazelnuts
4 1/2 ounces (125g) whole almonds
1 teaspoon vanilla powder
2 pinches of salt

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good snacks for travels with kids

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) brown sugar

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Road Trip Snacks for Kids Recipes

Baked Crispy Apple Chips

Are you worried about your summer road trip with kids? For many of us, the perspective of traveling with children can be a bit daunting, especially when it comes to food and keeping them busy. But hey, we’ve got your covered! These 16 easy road-trip snack recipes use ingredients you certainly already have in your pantry and are nutritious enough to keep your kiddos satisfied during long travels.

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