Portable Snacks

Jazz up snack time with these portable sweet and savory bites to please all tastes.

Snacks on the Move

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Snacks on the Move

Crunchy-salty? Fudgy-chewy? Buttery-nutty? We've covered all the bases with these practical, large-batch recipes. They're easy to pack, minimally messy, and good to hang out at room temperature for hours.

Parmesan-Rosemary Flatbread Crackers

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Parmesan-Rosemary Flatbread Crackers

These sweet and salty crackers can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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Nutty Whole-Grain Granola

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Nutty Whole-Grain Granola

This granola is fantastic on its own, but also lends that perfect bite to our Quinoa-Granola Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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Coconut-Date Truffle Bites

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Coconut-Date Truffle Bites

Pop a couple of these chocolatey bites in your mouth for a sweet and satisfying afternoon pick-me-up.

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Salty-Sweet Pine Nut Bars

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Salty-Sweet Pine Nut Bars

These bars are sweet, salty, and nutty—the perfect craving buster. Pine nuts can be expensive; pecans are a less pricey but equally delicious alternative.

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Quinoa-Granola Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Quinoa-Granola Chocolate Chip Cookies

Use an already-made batch of our Nutty Whole-Grain Granola to whip up these scrumptious cookies.

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Peppery Pepita Brittle

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Peppery Pepita Brittle

Boost brittle to a whole new level with this mildly spicy treat.

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Fudgy Oatmeal Bars

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Fudgy Oatmeal Bars

Satisfy the whole family's chocolate cravings with these delicous fudgy oatmeal bars.

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Tomato Turnovers

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Tomato Turnovers

These tomato turnovers impress, whether served as a snack or a party appetizer.

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Peanut-Almond Snack Bars

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Peanut-Almond Snack Bars

Featuring pretzels, marshmallows, peanut butter, almonds, and even a little hint of chocolate, is there any snack attack this bar can't beat?

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Mini Pita Sammy

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Mini Pita Sammy

This mini sammy brightens up your afternoon with a perfect little combination of whole-grains, protein, and vegetables.

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Mozza Fruit Skewers

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Mozza Fruit Skewers

These skewers are an easy and portable way to get a pick-me-up with fruit and cheese without the fork and bowl, making it easy for you to keep going with your busy schedule.

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Apple-Cinnamon Bagel

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Apple-Cinnamon Bagel

A whole-wheat bagel thin, such as one of Thomas’ Bagel Thins, is a great way to get the same great bagel taste, fiber, and carbohydrates that you want with half of the calories.

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Nuts and Bolts Trail Mix

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Nuts and Bolts Trail Mix

Combining unsalted mixed nuts with dried fruit, oat cereal, Goldfish crackers, and mini pretzels satisfies a sweet and salty craving while giving you an energy boost throughout the day.

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Cranberry-Pistachio Energy Bars

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Cranberry-Pistachio Energy Bars

These bars fit snugly into snack-size zip-top plastic bags but also divide easily into squares. Store in an airtight container up to three days.

View Recipe: Cranberry-Pistachio Energy Bars

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