Classic Snacks Made from Scratch




Make your kids’ favourite snacks with wholesome and natural ingredients full of delightful flavours and nutrients, not artificial colours and preservatives. Here are beloved snack foods to recreate at home. We guarantee these nostalgic childhood treats taste more delicious than the brand-name originals!


Goldfish Crackers
Everyone's favourite fish cracker made at home. Only five ingredients with very little prep. Easy, and cheesy too! Get recipe from Tasty Kitchen.


Oreo Cookies
These homemade Oreos taste just like the real ones, only so much more amazing! Plus, they are extraordinarily better for your body than those blue plastic wrapped gems. (Goodbye gross high-fructose-I-don’t-even-know-how-to-pronounce-this ingredients.) Get recipe from Flour Child.


Pop Tarts
If you're craving the sweet stuff of childhood, make a batch of these strawberry pop tarts! Get recipe from Emelyne.


Graham Crackers
Not only is it better for you, it’s fun to make homemade versions of things you would typically only think of buying! Get recipe from Bakerella.


Fruit Leather
Most fruit leathers available in grocery stores are full of processed sugars and preservatives, but if you make your own you can feel good knowing exactly what you're eating! Get recipe from Rawified.


Klondike Bars
Making your own is easy, fun, and the results are so much better. You won’t be tempted to return to store-bought! Get recipe from Mind over Batter.


Orange Creamsicles
Orange Creamsicle is a classic. Your first taste of this pop will take you right back to your favourite childhood memories. Get recipe from Oven Love.


Twinkies
Do you miss your favourite childhood snack treat? This is an easy recipe for homemade Twinkies! Get recipe from Brown Eyed Baker.


Fig Newtons
Beat the big company, artificial flavours, cardboard packaging, and plastic wrapping with this copycat Fig Newton recipe. Relish in sweet victory! Get recipe from The Faux Martha.


Cheez-Its
These crackers are amazing! While they’re reminiscent of their mass-produced cousins, they’re different in seriously good ways. They have a bright, sharp, real cheese flavour with a crazy addictive buttery, melt-in-your-mouth consistency. Get recipe from fearless homemaker.


Animal Crackers
Kick out the store-bought, processed boxes, and make these scrumptious homemade animal crackers instead! Get recipe from 101 Cookbooks.

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