11 Favorite Childhood Snacks You Can Easily Make At Home

11 Favorite Childhood Snacks You Can Easily Make At Home
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11 Favorite Childhood Snacks You Can Easily Make At Home

You can make homemade versions of these favorite childhood snacks and feel good serving them to the kids after school! Read on to see our 11 favorite recipes.


These homemade shortbread cookies smothered in caramel, toasted coconut and dark chocolate are the ultimate treat! Now you can have Samoas all year-round!

Get the recipe: Samoas

Homemade Lunchable

This healthy ham and cheese lunch pack is the perfect grab-and-go meal for kids!

Get the recipe: Homemade Lunchable

Homemade Cheerios

This homemade version of the popular cereal is the perfect after school snack.

Get the recipe: Homemade Cheerios

Homemade Choco Tacos

Fill fresh-baked cookie tacos with your favorite ice cream, chocolate drizzle and crushed nuts for a tasty version of the popular ice cream treat!

Get the recipe: Homemade Choco Tacos

Homemade Cinnamon Toast Crunch

This homemade recipe comes out unbelievably light, buttery, crunchy and full of cinnamon flavor. Plus, it uses healthier coconut oil and whole wheat flour.

Get the recipe: Homemade Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Homemade Greek Yogurt

Making your own Greek yogurt at home can be time-consuming, but the directions are surprisingly simple and the results are totally worth the effort!

Get the recipe: Homemade Greek Yogurt

Homemade Strawberry Nutri Grain Bars

Super soft and moist, this homemade version is just like the packaged one—except it's made with fresh strawberries and oats!

Get the recipe: Homemade Strawberry Nutri Grain Bars

Homemade Thin Mints

This homemade version of the popular Girl Scout cookie is dangerously easy to pop in your mouth! We recommend storing these cookies in the freezer for a refreshing, crunchy treat!

Get the recipe: Homemade Thin Mints

Homemade Kit Kat Bars

Break yourself off a piece of that homemade Kit Kat Bar!

Get the recipe: Homemade Kit Kat Bars

Fruit Roll-Ups

Homemade fruit leather is something you can feel good about giving to your kids!

Get the recipe: Fruit Roll-Ups

Homemade Nutter Butters

Buttery, nutty, creamy, soft and chewy! These homemade Nutter Butters are utter perfection!

Get the recipe: Homemade Nutter Butters


Feeling nostalgic about your favorite childhood snacks, but not so keen on the unhealthy ingredients? Sometimes it can be worth the time and effort to make your own version of your favorite snacks at home! You'll know exactly what went into it and can feel good serving up these homemade treats to your kids. We've rounded up our favorite recipes that take inspiration from Cheerios, Nutter Butters, Fruit Roll-Ups and more popular snacks.

Check out the slideshow above to discover 11 afterschool snack recipes that are homemade versions of popular childhood snacks.

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