5 Easy & Fun Snacks for the Whole Family! | Christy Buck Team

    Finding snacks that everyone loves can be hard and get expensive! With these easy and fun snacks your whole family will be sure to love them!


    1. Birthday Cake Popcorn!

    Birthday cake popcorn is the perfect combination of salty and sweet! And perfect for those who can’t decide what it is exactly what they want!

    Here’s what you’ll need:

    White chocolate baking bars

    White cake mix, about half the box

    1 Bag of popped popcorn


    How to make this delicious treat:

    Melt the white chocolate in the microwave while stirring constantly.

    Add half the bag of cake mix.

    Pour on top of the popcorn and stir the popcorn until all of the popcorn is completely covered.

    Lay the popcorn flat on a cookie sheet, and let it cool!

    (For some color you can add some sprinkles on top)



    2.  Strawberry Watermelon Popsicles!

    Give your kids the perfect snack for a hot summer day with these easy and bight colored popsicles!

    What you’ll need:

    3 Heaping cups of cubed watermelon

    1 Heaping cup strawberries (they can be frozen or fresh)

    Zest and Juice of 1 lime


    How to make this delicious treat:

    Place all the ingredients in a blender and puree them until there are no chunks

    Pour into popsicle molds

    Place popsicle stick inside the mold

    Place in freezer for 3-4 hours or until they are very solid

    To remove the popsicle from the mold run under warm water until popsicles slide out easily, enjoy!



    3. Sand Pudding Dessert!


    This pudding and crumbled up cookies is the perfect snack for a beach themed summer birthday party or pool party!

    What you’ll need:

    2  3.5 Ounces of instant vanilla pudding mix

    12 Ounces of Cool Whip

    2/3 cup Powdered sugar

    1  8 ounce cream cheese

    2  3/4 cup of Milk

    1 Package of Golden Oreo cookies

    2 Oreo cookies

    1 baking dish, plastic cups or little sand buckets


    How to make this beachy treat:

    Remove the cream filling from the Golden Oreo Cookies

    Crush all the Oreo cookies in a food processor

    In a large bowl, cream together cream cheese and powdered sugar

    In another bowl, combine the pudding mixes and milk, mix until blended

    Add the pudding mixture into the cream cheese mixture, blend the two together

    Add in the cool whip

    Layer into the baking dish, plastic cups or sand buckets: sand, pudding, sand, pudding top it off with sand on top!



    4. Zoo Trail Mix!

    This snack is fun and easy and tasty enough for the kiddos to make!

    What you’ll need:

    1 Cup of Chocolate Teddy Grahams

    2 Cups of Pretzels

    3 Cups of Popped Popcorn

    1 Cup of Animal Crackers

    1 Cup Iced Animal Crackers

    2 Cups of Goldfish

    2 Packages–1.69 ounces, of M&M’s


    How to make this wild mix:

    Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl and enjoy! Simple enough right?? 🙂

    5. Banana Splits on a Stick!

    The perfect snack sized treat that everyone will enjoy!

    What you’ll need:

    3 Bananas

    1/4 pound Cored Pineapple

    6 Strawberries

    1 Cup Dipping Chocolate

    1/4 Cup Chopped peanuts (if you want)

    12 Popsicle sticks or skewers


    How to make this yummy treat:

    Cut the strawberries in half

    For every strawberry half, cut an equal size piece of banana and pineapple

    Place pineapple on first, then banana and then strawberry

    Place in freezer for 10 minutes

    Line a tray with wax or parchment paper

    Put chopped nuts in small plate to use for dipping

    Melt chocolate by heating in microwave, stirring repeatedly until melted and smooth

    Dip cold fruit in chocolate,  then into the nuts, and then place on prepared tray




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