25 Frugal Snack Ideas

This summer with the kids being home, I’m sure you’re going to need a few snack ideas. I’ve put together 25 frugal snack ideas for kids. These are easy to make because who wants to be in the kitchen when it’s summer?! These are great snack ideas for adults too. Don’t worry I’ve included the recipes too.

I know my kids love to snack. It’s easy to grab a bag of chips and let them munch on those. But that kind of snacking can quickly get expensive. Did you know that potato chips work out to be $2.52 a pound even for the store brand? Purchase the national brands and it can be so much more.

To keep our budget in line, I like to make snacks at home for the kids and have them ready to go for the day. When they are hungry, they can grab something for themselves. I got into this habit, of making snacks ahead, when my daughter was little.I think it has really saved us money over the years.

We even have containers for when we will be going out and about, so we can take a few of our homemade snacks with us to avoid eating out or stopping at the drive through for a snack.

With summer here, you might need some inexpensive snack ideas for your kids too. Since those kiddos are home all day and they are bound to say, “Mom, I’m hungry.” These snacks are not only great for kids, but also for us adults too.

This summer with the kids being home, I’m sure you’re going to need a few snack ideas. I’ve put together 25 frugal snack ideas for kids. These are easy to make because who wants to be in the kitchen when it’s summer?! These are great snack ideas for adults too. Don’t worry I’ve included the recipes too.

Below you will find 25 easy to make frugal snack ideas. The baked items could easily be made when you have more time and tucked away into the freezer. Making keeping snacks on hand for the summer super easy. Who want’s to be slaving away in the kitchen when it’s so nice out?

25 Frugal Snack Ideas

What’s your family’s favorite snacks? I know all of these mentioned above my family loves. But maybe your family has a favorite too. I’d love to have you share it in the comments below.

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7 thoughts on “25 Frugal Snack Ideas”

  1. I absolutely agree! Snacking is expensive if you purchase the store-bought variety.

    I make a lot of baked goods as well as serve fresh fruit, nuts, and cheese. It has saved us a ton since I stopped buying the packaged stuff.

    It definitely takes more planning and time, but the effort is worth it.

    Thanks for sharing!

  2. my kiddos like cold waffles with peanut butter, cornbread, homemade fruit popsicles, granola bars (homemade) peanut butter roll (honey, dry milk, peanut butter) homemade chocolate pudding, cold pasta salad, homemade crackers, homemade lunchables especially the pizza ones (crackers or cut tortillas for crust, pizza sauce, shredded cheese, pepperoni, veggies

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