If you’re looking for healthy and tasty gluten-free snacks for kids, you’re in luck. From sweet to savory, we’ve gathered a wide range of gluten-free snacks to choose from. Get ready to discover some yummy gluten-free snack ideas that your kids will surely love!
These recipes are all packed with flavor to meet the expectations of our kiddos. Plus, there are quick and easy for parents to make even during busy times. We know firsthand the struggle of feeding kids, especially when limited on options. This comprehensive list is meant to bring variety and fun back to snack time!
We hope you enjoy each and every recipe that you give a try! And of course, don’t forget to report back to let us know your favorite(s).
Gluten Free Snack Ideas
From chocolate dipped apple slices drizzled with caramel and creamy smoothies to gluten free pigs in a blanket and homemade quesadillas, there are recipes to feed every appetite.
These are some of the best gluten free snacks because they use easy to find ingredients that you likely already have on hand and include simple instructions that even young chefs could follow to create on their own.
Plus, these gluten free snacks can accommodate a wide variety of food allergies simply by swapping out ingredients to meet the dietary needs of your family.
Let this list be the inspiration you need to put the days of bland and boring snacks behind you and start fresh with these tasty celiac safe recipes!
Our gluten free graham cracker recipe is easy to make and tastes great. These are great for after school snacks, packed in a lunchbox, or served as s'mores!
Super Easy Chunky Monkey Greek Yogurt Bark
The BEST chunky monkey Greek yogurt bark. A protein packed Greek yogurt-peanut butter base, naturally sweetened with a touch of honey, swirled with dark chocolate and topped with bananas and graham crackers.... YUM!
Easy Arepa Con Queso
Learn how to make Easy Arepa Con Queso with this quick and simple recipe, right at home. This tasty and sweet Colombian inspired snack is simple and filled with melted cheese surrounded by a moist and fluffy corn cake. Make them on the stove top or in the air fryer with masarepa, water, and cheese.
Keto Cheese Crackers (grain-free, gluten-free) - Texanerin Baking
These keto cheese crackers are just as delicious as the traditional store-bought kind! Nobody will believe that these are low-carb, gluten-free and grain-free.
Birthday Cake Popcorn Recipe
Easy Candied Jello Popcorn
This easy candied Jello Popcorn lets you create a rainbow of flavors and colors. Change the gelatin flavor to create different colors and flavors.
This frozen yogurt bark is such an easy and delicious snack! It is made with only a few ingredients and can be completely customized. This quick and simple recipe is great for a healthy but fun breakfast, afternoon snack or healthy dessert!
Who else is swooning over these warm handheld dippable pizzas? Can you believe how crispy and thick this homemade calzone dough is? And what if we told you the inside of this Gluten Free Calzone was stuffed with pizza sauce, pepperoni, and dairy free cheese-that actually melted and tastes good?!?!
Easy Air Fryer Apple Chips
If you love apple, then you have to try my recipe for Easy Air Fryer Apple Chips. I flavor my apple slices with ground cinnamon and nutmeg, before placing into the air fryer for a quick cook. The result is delicious spiced cinnamon apple chips, a great tasting, healthy snack with no added sugar.
Chocolate Covered Grapes
Move over cake pops; here’s a recipe for Chocolate Covered Grapes that will really hit that sweet spot. These little pops of sunshine are the perfect blend of sweet and juicy. Easy to make with only three ingredients, they are an excellent healthy snack option if you’re looking for one.
Dehydrated strawberries are a great topping for ice cream, salads, and cereal. They're simple to make, only requiring a few minutes hands on time. And, you can make them in a dehydrator or an oven.
Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls
Naturally sweet, loaded with energy, these vegan chocolate peanut butter energy balls are delicious, healthy and perfect for an after-school snack, or whenever you’re needing a bit of a “pick-me-up” to your day. They are the perfect grab and go treat for any busy family.
Vegan S’Mores Cookies with Chocolate Chips Gluten-Free
Vegan S’Mores Cookies with chocolate chips are delish. These are also gluten-free! Can you believe it?
Strawberry Fruit Dip [with Video]
Strawberry Fruit Dip is the perfect, tasty treat on a summer day – sweet, fluffy and smooth all at the same time. This easy-to-make dip is made with fresh strawberries, cream cheese and powdered sugar, and is perfect for dipping your favorite fruits, such as apples, bananas and grapes.
Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots
Warm Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots are always well received and gone in seconds. These are an appetizer must! You get crispy, tender golden fluffy potato in every bite. Prepare these earlier in the day and bake just before serving for the easy appetizer dish everyone loves.
Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas
Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas are a great snack for the whole family and can be made sweet or spicy or even plain with a drizzle of olive oil. They are vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and offer you fiber and protein.
Easy Cucumber Sushi for Kids
Fuse healthy snacking & fun with gluten-free & Easy Cucumber Sushi for Kids. Perfect lunch/after-school snack idea for little hands, this delicious combo will have your children gobbling “sushi” in no time! May contain commissioned links.
Deviled Strawberries (Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries)
This delicious no bake Deviled Strawberries Recipe inspired by tiktok produces the yummiest cheesecake stuffed strawberries. Use cream cheese and make classic or with a chocolate filling, they are sooo yummy and will be a hit at any party!
Did you know you can make homemade bread in a ziplock bag? It's a really fun (and tasty!) activity for kids of all ages. This recipe is very easy to make and tastes great even if it's not kneaded as well as it might be by an adult or a mixer.
Gluten Free Pigs in a Blanket Recipe
This classic party recipe is the ultimate appetizer or snack! Flaky, buttery gluten-free crescent rolls wrap up a juicy mini-sausage or hot dog. Baked to perfection, this easy pigs in a blanket recipe is ideal for holidays, Super Bowl parties, and tailgates.
Gluten-free Cheez-It Crackers (Copycat Recipe)
This tasty gluten-free cheez-its copycat recipe is easy to make plus has a unique secret ingredient! These crunchy crackers are bursting with that tangy cheese flavor you used to love! Finally, delicious cheese crackers that are a spot-on gluten-free version of the originals!
Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins (Keto and Gluten-free)
These Keto Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins are deliciously moist and fluffy, filled with mixed berry jam, and topped with a swirl of peanut butter frosting!
Chocolate Brownie Protein Balls – Gluten Free, Vegan, Grain Free
These Chocolate Protein Balls are a surprisingly decadent-tasting healthy snack. An easy recipe packed with plant based protein and healthy fats, these bite-sized chocolates are low in sugar, gluten free, dairy free, vegan, and grain free.
Apple Chips and Dip
Apple Chips with a sugar-free Yogurt Dip is a great healthy alternative to the regular chips and dip. Make family night still fun, but more healthy with this Apple Chips and Dip recipe!
Homemade Fruit Leather
Variety keeps school snacks going throughout the year and here are 10 more snack ideas perfect for school! Including a Homemade Fruit Leather you AND your kids will love. Ideal snacks for kids that are low on sugar and high on flavour.
Pumpkin Cookie Dough Bites
These pumpkin cookie dough bites are filled with oats, flax seed, pumpkin puree, honey or maple syrup and dark chocolate chips.
More Gluten Free Recipes for Kids
Looking for meal ideas for breakfast, lunch and dinner? We have you covered with our top 3 recipes for each meal. At breakfast, enjoy easy to make Air Fryer French Toast Sticks, simple Dairy Free Quiche or fluffy Dairy Free Waffles. During lunch, turn to Low-Sodium Ramen Noodles, Rectangle Pizza and Chicken Cutlet Sandwich. Round out the day by featuring Baked Gluten Free Chicken Parmesan, Crockpot Ranch Pork Chops or Creamy Pasta Recipe With Ground Beef at dinner.
If you enjoyed any of the recipes make sure to leave a comment below! Then follow me on social media and tag #createkidsclub if you make the recipe. I love seeing what you come up with!
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