45 Easy to Make and Pack Road Trip Snacks
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.
Sweet road trip food ideas
Nutella toaster strudel
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.
Mixed Berry Scone
These scones are so easy to make and they travel well in your backpack! They freeze well, too, so make a big batch and pull out a few for that next trip.
Morning Glory Muffins
This healthy, vegan Morning Glory Muffins Recipe is packed full of fruits and veggies to please both kids and adults! Great for a quick breakfast on the go, or road trip treat for kids.
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
These healthy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are made with only 4 pantry ingredients in less than 30 minutes. They make the perfect pack and go snack for road trips that your kids will love.
Healthy Rice Krispie Treats
These Apricot Sunflower Seed Healthy Rice Krispie treats are healthier and a unique variation of the standard rice krispie square. They also make a great bake sale item!
Orange Strawberry Muffins
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.
Chocolate Orange Madeleines
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
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.
Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins
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!
Road Trip Snack Mix
Corn Snack Nut Mix
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!
Sweet and Salty Trail Mix
Sweet & Salty Trail Mix is a convenient and portable choice for wholesome, healthy, on-the-go snacking.
Do-It-Yourself Homemade Snack Mix
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!
The Absolute Best Trail Mix for Peanut Lovers
This trail mix only has 4 ingredients and is so easy to make! There are many variations, but we find this snack perfect for road trips!
This Cookie Mix is perfect for movie night or a road trip! Gather up the kids, and enjoy this easy snack!
Best Ever Ranch Snack Mix
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!
Healthy Granola Snacks
Homemade Soft Granola Bar
Homemade granola bars are always delicious, but these homemade soft granola bars are something special. They're better than any granola bar you can buy at the store, I guarantee it.
Crock Pot Honey Granola with dried fruit
This Crock Pot Honey Granola with Dried Fruit Recipe is pretty darn easy to make and tastes crazy good! Just be careful, it disappears quickly because everyone loves it so much!
Healthy Homemade Granola Bars
These healthy homemade granola bars are great for breakfast on the go or a road trip snack as they give you energy and fill you up!
Road Trip Snacks for kids
These easy to grab and go snacks are perfect for little hands!
Crunchy Peanut Butter Balls | No-Bake, Flourless + Gluten-Free
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!
Carrot Cake Bliss Balls – Nut Free
Nut free and packed with flavour, these freezer friendly Carrot Cake Bliss Balls are a wonderful lunchbox addition or grab and go snack. You’ll love the flavours of this simple recipe.
High Fiber Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites
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.
Nut free Chocolate Bliss Balls
Super easy to make, no baking required, a nut free chocolate energy bite that everyone loves.
Peanut Butter Banana Energy Bites
No bake peanut butter banana energy bites are soft, sweet, and the perfect little healthy snack to tide you over until your next meal! No baking required and made with just 6 healthy ingredients.
Quinoa Almond Date Truffles
Here is my easy, 5-ingredients, no-bake quinoa almond date truffles recipe that is perfect for dessert, breakfast or snack.
Mint Chocolate Sunflower Bites
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!
No Bake Brownie Bites with Peanut Butter | Vegan, Dairy Free + GF
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!
Vegan Cookie Dough Balls
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!
Asiago Cheese Soft Pretzels
These asiago soft pretzels are easy to make with kids. Children love the hands on prep because they can roll and shape the dough. The crispy, buttery, garlic and cheesy tops make these hard to resist.
Everybody loves pizza and these pizza scrolls are the perfect way to make it travel friendly! They can be made ahead and frozen til needed.
Cucumber Tea Sandwiches
Light and refreshing garden style cream cheese spread on pumpernickel and rye cocktail sandwiches with dill, make for the perfect cucumber sandwich. Perfect for an easy to pack travel snack.
Ranch Seasoned Oyster Crackers
This recipe is really easy and kids can help you make it. There aren't very many steps and no cooking on the stove, so everyone can work together to make a snack that everyone will rave about!
Healthy Tuna Fish Salad and Sandwich
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.
Air Fryer Pizza Rolls
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.
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Protein Bars
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.
Popcorn Snack Bars
These easy to make popcorn bars can be tailored to your own taste. The perfect healthy snack for kids!
Healthy Chocolate Pretzel Bars
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!
No-Bake Cheerios Peanut Butter Bars - Allergy/Gluten free
These no-bake Cheerios Peanut Butter Bars are super healthy, filling and allergy as well as gluten-free! And they’re so easy to make, they’re the perfect snack for road trips.
Fruity No Bake Energy Bars
The Fruity No Bake Energy Bars are the perfect grab and go snack. They are easy to make and ready in no time!
Allergy Friendly Snacks
Chocolate Covered Blueberries
These quick and easy chocolate covered blueberries make for a healthy summer snack. These blueberry chocolate clusters only require 3 ingredients, and kids love them!
Homemade Crunchy Apple Chips
Easy to make and delicious! Your oven does all of the hard work. Make these apple chips at home. They are kid-friendly and customizable.
These sweet, dehydrated pineapple slices have an intensely concentrated pineapple flavor and don't require added sugar. Not only are they super easy to make, but they are also absolutely delicious!
Strawberry and Peach Fruit Leather
Super easy to make your own fruit leather, and you can experiment with all types of fruit!
Cucumber Sandwiches (Gluten-Free)
These little cucumber snacks are the perfect gluten free snack and would be a great summer time appetizer or road trip snack!
Healthy Banana Chips
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.
This is great! Will definitely try some of these.
Glad you like it!
Wow – some of these look so yummy!
So many yummy snack ideas, thank you!
These should be good for my partner too!
What a wonderful, diverse listing of easy to make recipes that would cover any sort of cravings
thanks for the yummy ideas and suggestions
Don’t they look amazing?
Wow this post made me really hungry! Thanks for sharing this.
Sorry about that! Enjoy…
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