Do you ever get into a rut with the same few gluten-free snacks for your kids?
With this list of more than 40 easy and fun GF snack ideas (most of them aren’t complicated enough to be called recipes), there will always be something yummy to snack on.
As always, please check all labels to ensure you don’t accidentally offer any gluten or other allergens to your child.
GF Baked Goodies
These gluten-free recipes are quick to make and will help your child with food allergies from feeling left out at parties.
GF Soft Chocolate Cookies (egg-free, nut-free) (shown above)
GF Peanut Butter Cookies
GF Black Forest Cookies
GF Pumpkin muffins
Mini GF pancakes
DIY Thin Mints (shown below)
No-prep, self-serve gluten-free snacks for kids
(Of course, in my house, blueberries are never self-serve. We have to ration them out or someone might eat an entire pint and not leave any for anyone else. Just sayin’.)
Ants on a Log 2.0 (shown above)
Ham and cheese roll-ups
Cherry tomatoes and GF dressing
Cucumbers and seasoned salt
Frozen peas and corn
Easy and Frugal GF Snacks for Kids
These gluten-free snacks do require a little hands-on time, but no real cooking is required. Most store-bought GF snacks are highly processed and will wreak havoc on your budget. These snacks are healthier and much more budget-friendly.
Microwave Popcorn (but not the processed kind – shown above)
Choco-banana “pudding” (mash a banana with 1/2 teaspoon cocoa powder)
Rice cake “pizzas” with spaghetti sauce and cheese
Fresh fruit and honey-sweetened cream cheese “dip”
Cooked rice with brown sugar and cinnamon
Leftover gluten-free oatmeal
Hummus and veggies
Peanut Butter Cup No-Bake Snack Bites (shown above)
GF Snack Mix
Lego Yogurt Snacks
Avocado half with a sprinkle of kosher salt
Cottage cheese and jam
Homemade yogurt and jam
Gluten-free Chex Mix (shown above)
Sunbutter and strawberries on a rice cake