Evelyn Romans | 

10 (Cheap and Easy) Homemade After-School Snacks

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1. Mini Pizza Zucchini Bites


This healthier take on pizza will please even the pickiest eater! Slices of zucchini are disguised under pizza sauce, cheese and pepperoni to create a savory snack any child will happily devour.

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2. Chewy Granola Bars


These bars taste better and are much healthier than their prepackaged counterparts. Plus, this recipe makes 10-12 bars for only $2.99!

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3. Raspberry Frozen Yogurt Sandwiches


After playing outside all day, your kids are going to love cooling down with these homemade frozen yogurt sandwiches.

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4. Slow Cooker Yogurt


Who knew you could even make yogurt in a slow cooker, right?! It’s easier than you think, and you only need two ingredients to get started.

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5. Ham and Cheese Pinwheels


Your kids are going to love pulling apart these cheesy pinwheels—I know mine do!

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6. Vanilla Pudding Chocolate Chip Cookies


You may think you have the best chocolate chip cookie recipe around, but I think you may be mistaken. The vanilla pudding in this recipe makes all the difference—these are literally the best chocolate chip cookies I’ve ever had!

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7. Raspberry Lemon Muffins


These lemon and raspberry muffins are the perfect on-the-go treat for hungry kids after school.

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8. Jell-O Flavored Marshmallows


These aren’t your everyday marshmallows! They’re fruity, easy to make, and melt in your mouth better than the store-bought ones.

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9. Instant Oatmeal


You can easily make your own packs of instant oatmeal that are a fraction of the cost but are still as convenient and tasty as the pre-made ones. Pre-made, individually-packaged instant oatmeal runs about 25 cents a pack. You can make your own for as little as 7 cents a pack with this recipe!

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10. Cinnamon Streusel Chocolate Banana Muffins


Got overripe bananas? Try this new spin on banana bread for a great way to use them up! Banana and chocolate—how can you go wrong?

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