Whether you are traveling by car or plane, it can be helpful to have snacks nearby when hunger strikes. One of the worst road trip mistakes to make is not having enough food. We’ve asked around for 45 easy to make and pack road trip snacks for kids and I think you will love what we found. This road trip food includes some sweet and savory options and some allergy friendly recipes too. It’s the perfect companion to our most pinned post of all time, 25 Easy to Pack Travel Snacks, and many options here for after school, lunch time, or game day too. Enjoy!
If you are looking for easy road trip snacks for kids, we have you covered. There isn’t a thing on this list adults and kids won’t enjoy!
45 Easy to Make and Pack Travel Snacks
Easy to Make and Pack Travel Snacks
If you are looking for easy to make road trip food, we have searched high and low, to find a large variety of snacks everyone will love. Whether you have your heart set on sweet snacks, savory ones, or even allergy friendly snacks, we know you will find something on this list of road trip snacks.
These are incredibly easy, and they are made with only 4 ingredients (plus a couple of things for the icing). Even if you're not a fan of traditional toaster strudel, these will totally blow your mind.
Juicy sweet strawberries, orange zest and fragrant vanilla sugar combine into these awesome Orange Strawberry Muffins. They are quick and easy to put together and great for breakfast, brunch or eating on the go.
While these chocolate orange madeleines may look fancy, you’ll find that these tasty little shell-shaped French treats are actually very easy to make. They are perfect to pop into some Tupperware to enjoy later.
Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats are made with marshmallows, peanut butter, rice Krispie cereal, and topped with a thick layer of chocolate. The perfect gooey and chewy dessert to enjoy on a road trip.
These healthy and vegan Whole Wheat Carrot Cake Muffins are really moist, sweet but without much added sugar, and contain lots of nutritional power from the whole wheat pastry flour, walnuts, raisins, carrots, and applesauce. They will be a hit with the whole family!
This snack mix combines warm spices with orange juice and zest resulting in a delicious flavor. Hints of cinnamon, allspice and ginger pair well with the organe flavor and the nuts give it an added crunch!
A wonderfully healthy snack that's full of protein and flavor, with just a little bit of chocolate! Kids will love this snack concoction, especially when you add a tiny bit of their favorite candy bar to the nuts and raisins you want them to eat!
This ranch snack mix is an upgraded version of a snack I remember eating as a kid, which we only made with oyster crackers. This snack mix takes it a step further and adds other crackers besides oyster crackers. It's a simple but genius upgrade!
No-bake Crunchy Peanut Butter Balls are flourless, gluten-free, require just 5 ingredients and are ready in under 30 minutes. Enjoy these peanut butter balls for an on-the-go breakfast, afternoon snack or late-night treat!
These little pumpkin bites are packed full of nutrients that will give you plenty of energy to tackle your day. Kids love them! This recipe is really forgiving and you can change up the ingredients for your own variations.
The refreshing taste of mint paired with decadent chocolate is a match made in flavor heaven. These Mint Chocolate Sunflower Bites provide a hefty dose of flavor along with whole grain oats and sunflower seeds, making them the perfect gluten-free, nut-free, and vegan energy snack!
Peanut Butter No-Bake Brownie Bites are vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, and ready in under 30 minutes! Made using oat flour, ground flaxseed, and other clean ingredients so you can enjoy these healthy bites for dessert or an afternoon snack!
These no-bake chocolate chip vegan cookie dough balls are everything you need when you get a craving for a sweet treat. With only 5 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep you can whip these up in a flash. Healthy and delicious these cookie dough balls are paleo, gluten-free, and dairy free!
Once you have some leftover tuna fish salad, spread it thickly on sandwich bread, and you have a delicious low fat sandwich. This is a tuna sandwich you would expect from a high-end sandwich shop. It is light, fresh and full of flavor.
A family favorite, these wholesome kid-friendly air fryer pizza rolls are sure to be a hit in your household! Great as a snack or a meal, they’re so easy to make that your little ones can help make them as well.
Healthy no-bake peanut butter oatmeal protein bars are packed with fiber, protein, and healthy fats to keep you full and satisfied. Using less than ten clean ingredients, the pickiest of eaters won’t even realize these protein bars are healthy! Indulge your sweet tooth while nourishing your body at the same time.
I like to think that these, 8-ingredient, blender-made, Chocolate Pretzel Bars are "healthy" as they are sweetened with dates and contain coconut oil instead of butter. And they are ridiculously easy to whip up!
Crispy homemade Healthy 5 flavors Banana chips are awesome in taste and way better than store bought. This Banana Chips recipe provides five flavors that you would love. You can add your own spices and flavors to make these your own. Cooked with a hint of coconut oil for an all-natural treat and Air- fried for a healthier experience.
Kirsten is a family travel expert who has been traveling with kids for over 20 years. She is also the content creator behind Groups Are A Trip, a site for planning trips with extended family and friends.