Quick & Easy Snacks

We reinvent your favorite snack foods like pretzels, nuts, crackers and fruit to create something new and delicious, even after school snacks.

Staff Picks

The Best Banana Bread

Rating: 3.5 stars 3221
The batter for this easy-to-make banana bread is enriched with sour cream, which gives it a subtle tang and super moist texture. In order to avoid this quick bread becoming tough and chewy, don't overmix the batter.

Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

Rating: 3.5 stars 582
Baking, simplified: One pan and two steps create this soft, gooey, giant cookie.

Creamy Lemon Squares

Rating: 3.5 stars 376
The creamy lemon squares of your dreams take just 15 minutes of prep: Stir together a mere three ingredients to create a sunny, puckery filling for the buttery shortbread crust in this dessert.

Banana-Oat Smoothie

Rating: 4 stars 901
Get a healthy start with lean protein from milk and yogurt, plus fiber from oats and banana.

Movie-Theater-Style Popcorn

Serve A-list snacks, and your next movie night (or game day) will win rave reviews. This recipe offers two deliciously different takes on popcorn: classic butter and a maple-cayenne kettle corn variation. You just need a medium stockpot with a lid to get popping.

Mashed-Avocado and Egg Toast

Like a cross between avocado toast and egg salad, this delicious mash-up is served on whole-grain toast and finished with delicate fresh chives. Plus, there's no mayo here—creamy avocado provides plenty of richness.

Greek Layer Dip

Serve this zesty Mediterranean spin on traditional seven-layer dip with pita chips for a delightful party starter.

Simple Blueberry Fool

This easy and light dessert is perfect for summer nights.

Lemon Cream with Blackberries

Rating: 3.5 stars 81
Silken tofu makes this dessert smooth, while fresh lemon juice adds a burst of tart flavor.

Avocado-Banana Smoothie

Rating: 3.5 stars 530
Try sipping your avocado -- this tropical-tasting avocado smoothie makes a satisfying breakfast or snack.

Coffee Frappe

Rating: 3.5 stars 110
Sweet iced coffee is blended with vanilla ice cream for a homemade version of a coffeehouse treat.

Crispy Roasted Cauliflower

This healthy snack you can make ahead and have a container handy when you are on-the-go.

Inspiration and Ideas

Delicious Snack Recipes That Are Perfect for Any Mood
A full meal can feel like too big of a commitment, especially when we're craving something quick and satisfying. That's where snacks come in! Equally popular with kids and adults alike, most of our best snack recipes are wholesome and nutritious, and all are deeply satisfying. Join us in snacking right through breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Fast Raspberry Scones
Rating: Unrated 627
Serve these raspberry scones at breakfast or with tea for an afternoon snack.
Steamed Corn on the Cob with Orange-Oregano Butter

Serving sweet corn with a flavored butter, like this one with zest and herbs, makes it even more delectable.