20 Homemade Snack Hacks – Better Because They’re Homemade!

Today I’m sharing some of our favorite homemade snack hacks. With kids in school and neighborhood friends always visiting, after school and lunch snacks are kind of a big deal! Did you know you could make your own granola bars, fruit roll ups, and even fishy crackers? Chances are that a homemade recipe is a whole lot healthier too:) These are some of our favorite snacks to buy….. but you can make them too!

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Homemade Snack Hacks

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homemade goldfish crackershomemade goldfish crackers

(or fruit snacks!)

The Healthiest Gummy Bears (or fruit snacks) You’ll Ever Eat!The Healthiest Gummy Bears (or fruit snacks) You’ll Ever Eat!

Skip the drive-through for chicken McNuggets, because these are the BEST chicken nuggets you can make at home!

Homemade McNuggets - Skip the drive-through for chicken McNuggets, because these are the BEST chicken nuggets you can make at home!Homemade McNuggets - Skip the drive-through for chicken McNuggets, because these are the BEST chicken nuggets you can make at home!

Wow! I love how cost-effective this is! They are just like Nature Valley Granola Bars… except healthier and cheaper!

Homemade Granola Bars--Makes 45 granola bars! Wow! :-) I love how cost-effective this is!Homemade Granola Bars--Makes 45 granola bars! Wow! :-) I love how cost-effective this is!

Look at how pretty they turn out!

A simple and healthier fruit leather recipe with just 2 ingredients! Kids and adults love these fruit roll ups.A simple and healthier fruit leather recipe with just 2 ingredients! Kids and adults love these fruit roll ups.

Here’s another recipe for it via Candace Piburn

CAKE MIX DINNER ROLLS!CAKE MIX DINNER ROLLS!

These will be gone in no time! They are SO EASY to make.

Lazy Chocolate Chip Cookie BarsLazy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

For babies! So much cheaper and healthier than graduates yogurt melts.

HOMEMADE yogurt melts for baby! So much cheaper and healthier than graduates yogurt melts.HOMEMADE yogurt melts for baby! So much cheaper and healthier than graduates yogurt melts.

Eliminate the GMO’s and see how easy it is to make your own Hershey Syrup at home!

This Homemade Hershey Chocolate Syrup Recipe is super simple to make. Eliminate the GMO's and see how easy it is to make your own Hershey Syrup at home!This Homemade Hershey Chocolate Syrup Recipe is super simple to make. Eliminate the GMO's and see how easy it is to make your own Hershey Syrup at home!

No-bake Monster Cookie Balls are a fun and yummy treat. This classic recipe is the BEST! Besides being delicious, these monster cookie balls are super easy to make too!

No-bake Monster Cookie Balls are a fun and yummy treat. This classic recipe is the BEST! Besides being delicious, these monster cookie balls are super easy to make too! No-bake Monster Cookie Balls are a fun and yummy treat. This classic recipe is the BEST! Besides being delicious, these monster cookie balls are super easy to make too! 

Save money on pre-made Jello cups by making your own. Make a full batch of Jello and separate them into snack-sized cups.

Save money on pre-made Jello cups by making your own. Make a full batch of Jello and separate them into snack sized cups. Save money on pre-made Jello cups by making your own. Make a full batch of Jello and separate them into snack sized cups. 

Have you tried the best chocolate chip cookie bars of all time? No? Well, now you can with The Blogette’s recipe for ultra-thick bakery-style chocolate chip cookie bars.

Have you tried the best chocolate chip cookie bars of all time? No? Well, now you can with The Blogette's recipe for ultra-thick bakery-style chocolate chip cookie bars.Have you tried the best chocolate chip cookie bars of all time? No? Well, now you can with The Blogette's recipe for ultra-thick bakery-style chocolate chip cookie bars.

Like your childhood favorites these Homemade Pizza Rolls are stuffed with pepperoni, cheese and pizza sauce. Making these hand-held treats a fun weekday snack.

Like your childhood favorites these Homemade Pizza Rolls are stuffed with pepperoni, cheese and pizza sauce. Making these hand-held treats a fun weekday snack.Like your childhood favorites these Homemade Pizza Rolls are stuffed with pepperoni, cheese and pizza sauce. Making these hand-held treats a fun weekday snack.

Homemade Tortilla Chips are so easy to make and better than anything you buy at the store.

Homemade Tortilla Chips are so easy to make and better than anything you buy at the store.Homemade Tortilla Chips are so easy to make and better than anything you buy at the store.

Store-bought poptarts are fantastic on-the-go treats that are great for busy morning breakfasts and after school snacks.

Homemade Poptarts Recipe: Store-bought poptarts are fantastic on-the-go treats that are great for busy morning breakfasts and after school snacks. Homemade Poptarts Recipe: Store-bought poptarts are fantastic on-the-go treats that are great for busy morning breakfasts and after school snacks.

This Gluten Free Chocolate Twinkie recipe is all kinds of amazing wrapped into a homemade snack cake!

This Gluten Free Chocolate Twinkie recipe is all kinds of amazing wrapped into a homemade snack cake!This Gluten Free Chocolate Twinkie recipe is all kinds of amazing wrapped into a homemade snack cake!

If you love a giant, delicious & chewy pretzel you will fall in love with these Homemade Soft Pretzels. Great for parties, tailgating snacks, BBQ’s & more.

If you love a giant, delicious & chewy pretzel you will fall in love with these Homemade Soft Pretzels. Great for parties, tailgating snacks, BBQ’s & moreIf you love a giant, delicious & chewy pretzel you will fall in love with these Homemade Soft Pretzels. Great for parties, tailgating snacks, BBQ’s & more

Now with this recipe, you can make them anytime you want! Keep the ingredients on hand to satisfy your cravings and bring something new to your next party.

Homemade Doritos - Now with this recipe, you can make them anytime you want! Keep the ingredients on hand to satisfy your cravings and bring something new to your next party.Homemade Doritos - Now with this recipe, you can make them anytime you want! Keep the ingredients on hand to satisfy your cravings and bring something new to your next party.

Homemade ham and cheese hot pockets are downright addicting. Make a couple batches and freeze all the extras for a quick lunch or snack.

Homemade ham and cheese hot pockets are downright addicting. Make a couple batches and freeze all the extras for a quick lunch or snack.Homemade ham and cheese hot pockets are downright addicting. Make a couple batches and freeze all the extras for a quick lunch or snack.

Homemade pizza pockets are fun to make for both kids and adults! Get creative with your pizza toppings!

Homemade pizza pockets are fun to make for both kids and adults! Get creative with your pizza toppings!Homemade pizza pockets are fun to make for both kids and adults! Get creative with your pizza toppings!