50+ Lunch Snack Ideas

by aimee @ shugarysweets on August 17, 2013

Back to school is right around the corner. Instead of stocking up on packaged snacks, how about making your own this year!

50+ Back to School Lunch Snack Ideas...from copycat LittleDebbie treats to granola bars and cookies!

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DIY Yogurt Cups (lots of flavor ideas too)

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Moose Tracks Cookies

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Taco Snack Mix

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Copycat Uncrustable Sandwiches

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Oatmeal Cream Pies

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Caramel Apple Granola Bars

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Chia Seed Granola Bars

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BBQ Potato Chips

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Homemade Trail Mix

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Homemade Twix Bars

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Peanut Butter Granola Bars

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Molasses Ginger Granola Bars

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Cinnamon Apple Fruit Leather

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Healthy Peanut Butter Balls

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Healthy Banana Cookies

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Mango Fruit Leather

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Homemade Cheese Crackers

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Trail Mix

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Reese’s Chocolate Blondies

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Funfetti Cookies

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Strawberry Raspberry Basil Fruit Leather

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Chunky Monkey Granola

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Chocolate Chip Craisin Granola Bars

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Chex Lemon Buddies

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PB Marshmallow Popcorn Bars

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Graham Cracker Brownie Bars

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Cherry Vanilla Poptart Cookies

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Homemade Graham Crackers

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Very Berry Chewy Granola Bars

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Rocky Road Oatmeal Bars

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Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispie treats

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Kid Friendly PB Treats

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PB Pretzel Granola Bars

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Pudding Cookies

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Toffee Snickerdoodle Krispie Treats

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Monster Blondies

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Butter Cookies

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Caramel Apple Pretzels

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Peanut Apple Butter Bites

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Fruity Pebbles Granola Bars

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Parmesan Crackers

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Homemade Pretzel Bites

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Citrus Cookies

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Animal Crackers

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Frosted animal Crackers

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Homemade Starcrunch

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Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Twinkies

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Homemade Ding Dongs

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Chocolate Dipped Cookies

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Lofthouse Copycat Cookies

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Funfetti Buddies

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Elise B. Olsen August 17, 2013 at 9:20 am

Thank you :D I’m starting school monday and I’ll try a lot of these throughout the year!

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Ashley August 17, 2013 at 9:46 am

These look great, especially the homemade twix!
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Kristy August 17, 2013 at 11:19 am

Thank you for sharing my trail mix. These look great! I’ve been trying to find a good fruit leather recipe, so I can’t wait to try these out!
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Tara @ Unsophisticook August 17, 2013 at 11:46 am

I’ve always wanted to try making homemade fruit roll-ups — definitely checking those out. Thanks for including my Homemade Uncrustables, Amy!
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Averie @ Averie Cooks August 17, 2013 at 1:39 pm

Thanks for linking up my homemade Starcrunch! I am a big fan of every single item in this post – snack mixes, cookies, homemade granola bars, fruit leathers, it’s ALL right up my alley!
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Karen @ Karen's Kitchen Stories August 17, 2013 at 1:39 pm

This round up is fabulous! Thanks for sharing my graham crackers. I’m definitely trying quite a few of these recipes.
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Eva @ Eva Bakes August 17, 2013 at 1:52 pm

My daughter has 2 more years before starting kindergarten. I bet that she would be the envy of all her classmates if she brought these delicious treats in her lunch!
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Laura August 17, 2013 at 2:12 pm

Thanks for the shout out! What a great list! Bookmarking for future use for sure and off to check out a few of choices right now!
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Carla August 17, 2013 at 6:39 pm

Great round up! Thanks for including me.
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Lyuba@willcookforsmiles August 17, 2013 at 9:53 pm

So many yummy ideas! Thanks so much for including mine!
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Mary Frances @ The Sweet Tooth Life August 17, 2013 at 11:20 pm

Is it bad that I want all of these? This is a great round up and I want to try especially the granola bars and snack mixes. Thank you!
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Jules August 18, 2013 at 8:46 am

I’m surprised at the number of “back to school” recipes containing peanuts. Most schools in my area are completely peanut free. There are a few recipes that look great though.

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Shannon @ Searching For Dessert August 18, 2013 at 9:42 am

Thank you for including my Animal Crackers Aimee! This is a great collection of ideas :)
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Nutmeg Nanny August 23, 2013 at 3:12 pm

Yum, this all looks incredible :) loving the variety
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lisa@cookingwithcurls August 27, 2013 at 12:35 pm

What an awesome collection Aimee! There are so many unique treats to try. Pumpkin Twinkies? I never of think of things like that :)
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Thanks so much for featuring our Funfetti Cake Batter Blondies in the amazing roundup! So many great recipes. -The Six Sisters
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Heather July 18, 2014 at 7:12 pm

Great roundup! I shared it on my facebook page. Love all of the fun ideas!
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