Food is a great way to make our kids happy, especially during lunch at school. Feeding our kids yummy lunchbox treats will heighten their mood and is a great way to show our LOVE for them!
Packing lunch and school snacks have never been this exciting! We’ve found some amazing lunchbox treats that your kids will definitely LOVE! From pastry to pasta, you won’t have to worry about your kids trading these yummy lunchbox treats away. They will surely keep them, and have the coolest lunchboxes around. Plus, the ingredients are so easy to find!
Easy-to-Make and Yummy Lunchbox Treats (Kids Won’t Trade!)
1. Easy Apple Chips for Lunchbox Treat
These tasty Jello apple chips by Mama Miss make the perfect snack. It would be an awesome experience to take a bite on these thin colorful slices that only require two ingredients to bake – apples & Jello. Just put it in the oven for 60 minutes and you’re good to go. You can also make this easy-peasy, delightfully healthy and yummy recipe with an apricot or strawberries. Time to take out the baking tray!
2. Healthy Treats: Cookie Dough Dip With Beans
For some sweetness overload, check out this chocolate chip cookies dough dip by Kids Activities Blog.
No need to worry if your child is allergic to a nut-containing mixture!
This recipe uses coconut as an alternative to peanut butter, or you can also use any seed butter. In the mixture, just stir in a handful of a quick oat, some salt, vanilla, coconut oil or olive oil and a spoon of brown sugar until it tastes right that will definitely make your child ask for another bowl!
Then, opt for dark chocolate or raisins instead of a regular choco chip. For those who are not sensitive to peanuts, almonds might sound more exciting for that extra crunch.
It’s so yummy, they won’t even know it’s all healthy!
3. Fun Pretzel Spider Snacks for Trick or Treat
Halloween around the corner? Pack these adorable healthy spider snacks by Kids Activities Blog for a bit of extra protein AND smiles! Not to mention creativity.
Simply cut the banana to make a spider’s body and add the pretzels for legs. Sprinkle with a dash of flaxseed or a cinnamon, add raisins to create eyes and mouth. And voila!
If you don’t have a banana, a sweet potato will do. You’ll never be tricked with this awesome treat!
4. Colorful Lunchbox Treat Idea: Cloud Jars and Rainbow Cookies
Take your cookies to the next level! Enjoy these cloud jars and rainbow cookies by Living Locurto to brighten up your child’s day with these colorful sweet snacks! Show off your skills in baking bright-colored cookies just as you can with baking cute cakes. Best paired with yogurt or lemon juice in an aesthetically-pleasing DIY mason jar for your little ones who can’t say no to dairy. Cute handprint crafts ideas you wouldn’t want to forget to include this on your family picnics.
5. Create This DIY Fruit Leather Lunchbox Treat
If you’re looking for something healthy and refreshing, make these fruit leather snacks by Kids Activities Blog for lunchtime treats. Ingredients include a raspberry and blueberry. Simply put the ingredients in a pan and heat them until they get mushy and turn into a bit of gel. Kids will enjoy chewing on these gummy fruit treats for instant energy bites.
6. Have Fun Making These Mini Funfetti Cookie Sandwiches for a Lunchbox Treat
Do you constantly think of ‘What are the fun things to bake?’
Same! We’re sharing these scrumptious Mini Funfetti Cookie Sandwiches by Kids Activities Blog.
They are so cute, easy, and amusing to prepare! You can use wholemeal flour if a cake mix isn’t available. It looks like mini muffins but extra nourishment. Kids can certainly finish this in no time!
7. Cheap Lunchbox treat: Easy-to-Make Trail Mix
Everyone loves a good trail mix by The Taylor House. You can make your own at home very easily and much cheaper than the store bought ones. It’s like a kiddie version of salad.
8. Feel Like A Camper With These Easy S’mores Pops for Treats
S’mores are so messy and complicated. Have fun making these Easy S’mores Pops by Crystal and Co that aren’t as messy as the real thing and taste just as good!
9. Back to School Lunchbox Treat Idea: Apple Cookies
Celebrate Back to School by giving these apple cookies by Living Lacurto to your teachers. One for the teacher and one for the kiddos best paired with these yummy tummy smoothies for all ages. You can use vegetables like tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots or any kind of fruit. Refreshing!
10. It’s Fun Eating Fruit Treats Through Homemade Fruit Roll-ups
Disguise the fruit in this delicious homemade fruit roll-up snack by Cincy Shopper that has been popular forever! Enjoy this amazing treat as it melts in your mouth with or without sugar. Take note that you will need a plastic wrap for this recipe. Homemade fruit snacks are the best, they will feel the whole room with a sweet fruity smell!
11. Caramelized Apple Crisp Lunchbox Treat that Feels Like Home
All the sweet goodness of a traditional apple crisp by Parenting Chaos, stuffed and baked inside fresh apples with the best caramel crumble topping that would go well with syrup. Eating this will make your kids feel like they are right at home.
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What Lunchbox Treat are you trying out with your kids?