Easy After School Snacks Kids Can Make Themselves
As our children go back to school after summer vacation, we slowly ease back into our routines. Part of that routine is an after-school snack. We all know every child wishes they could have Chick-fil-a or McDonald’s every day after school, but let’s be honest; it can get pricey and tons of fast food is just unhealthy. Sometimes the drive-through seems like the best option because of the convenience, but with these quick and easy-to-whip-up snacks, you can ditch the fast food and make a yummy treat for your kids to enjoy.
Cheesy Bacon Dip Mix
We know there are some parents out there whose children can gulp down an entire cup of queso. They love cheese that much. Good news for you, we have a healthier, homemade option that your kids will also love. Our Cheesy Bacon Dip is so simple to mix up, all you have to do is refrigerate an hour or two before serving. You can serve this dip with pretzels, chips, or any kind of vegetable.
Buffalo Blue Chip Dip
If your kids don’t mind a kick to their food, they will love our Buffalo Blue Dip. We call this our party favorite because everyone truly loves this dip at any gathering. It’s a buffalo wing sauce with a hint of blue cheese. It can be served with pretzels, chips, or any vegetable. It also must be refrigerated one to two hours before serving.
Smoked Cheddar and Bacon Dip
We will give you a heads up… this dip is as addicting as it sounds! Smoked Cheddar and Bacon - can it get much better than that? Mix up this dip and serve with pretty much anything, and it’s an excellent snack. You can also use this as a dipping sauce for French fries. It’s so tasty your kids will be begging for more.
Texas Ranch Dip and Chips
Everything is better with ranch on it, right? You really don’t know just how tasty ranch dips can be until you make your own. This Texas Ranch Dip beats your generic grocery store ranch any day of the week. This dip can be used on almost anything…chips, vegetables, pizza, you name it!
Guacamole - you either hate it or you love it. For those children who love guacamole, they will love this dip as a snack. It can be as simple as the recipe is on the bag, but you can also add avocados, or lime juice to make it healthier and even more addicting than it already is!
All of these dips require you to refrigerate one to two hours before serving, so you can mix it up before the kids are off to school or even the night before. If your kids are good in the kitchen, the recipe is super easy for them to mix themselves! We suggest you skip the drive-through after school next time and give these recipes a shot. These snacks will make you, your wallet, and your children very happy!