Creative apple snacks can make eating fruit more fun and appealing for kids. Here are some delicious and imaginative apple snack ideas that kids will enjoy. Have fun creating these tasty masterpieces with your kids, and have even more fun enjoying them together!
These recipes use raw apples, so they’re easy to make!
Slice apples into rounds and remove the core to create donut-shaped rings. Spread nut butter, cream cheese, or icing on top and add toppings like sliced berries, mini chocolate chips, coconut flakes, or granola.
Slice cored apples horizontally to make thin, circular slices. Fill the slices with peanut butter and a sprinkle of raisins or cinnamon, and then sandwich them together.
Cut apples in half and insert pretzel sticks into each side to create “car” wheels. Use grapes or blueberries for headlights and sliced bananas for the car’s roof.
Slice apples into thin wedges and arrange them on a plate. Drizzle with warm caramel or chocolate sauce, and sprinkle with chopped nuts, shredded coconut, sprinkles, and mini marshmallows. Get creative with these healthy-ish dessert nachos!
Core and slice apples into wedges. Use almond butter or peanut butter as “glue” to stick on googly eyes made from mini marshmallows and chocolate chips.
Slice apples into rounds and spread a thin layer of Nutella or strawberry jam on top. Add toppings like sliced strawberries, bananas, and a sprinkle of granola or chia seeds.
Cut apples into sticks and serve them with various dipping options like yogurt, chocolate sauce, or peanut butter. This is a great idea for a party!
Slice apples horizontally and use small cookie cutters to cut out fun shapes like stars or animals. Decorate the shapes with raisins, nuts, or chocolate chips, or dip into your favorite kind of sauce.
Apple Cinnamon Roll-ups
Spread cream cheese on a tortilla, sprinkle with cinnamon, and place thin apple slices on top. Roll up the tortilla and slice it into pinwheels.
Blend sliced apples with Greek yogurt, a splash of apple juice, ice cubes, and a pinch of cinnamon for a delicious apple smoothie.
These creative apple snacks combine the natural sweetness of apples with various toppings and flavors, making them attractive and enjoyable for kids. They’re not only fun but also a nutritious way to incorporate fresh fruit into your child’s diet.