Quick Snack Recipes

Quick Snack Recipes

Making some quick snacks is not a difficult task. Simply try different combinations of the ingredients present in your kitchen and come up with some great luscious quick snack recipes.
Tastessence Staff
Many a time it happens that you are not that hungry but want to munch something while watching TV or chatting with your friend. Or sometimes guests pay you a surprise visit and you end up wondering which snack recipe to prepare. Given below are such quick and easy snack recipes that you can try at home during such situations.

Gorp
This recipe is a very healthy snack with lots of nutritional benefits like potassium, fiber, magnesium, and vitamins. You will need hardly five minutes to prepare this recipe and enjoy the taste too.

Ingredients
  • Roasted peanuts, ¼ ounce
  • Dried Cranberries, ¼ ounce
  • Dates (pitted), 1 tablespoon
  • Chocolate chips, 1½ teaspoons
  • Almonds, ½ ounce
Use unpeeled almonds and chop the dates. Take a small bowl and mix all the ingredients in it. Serve.

Banana Coffee Smoothie
This recipe is a good option when you want to have something refreshing. The time required to prepare this smoothie is very less, but you need to cool it in the refrigerator for better taste.

Ingredients
  • Ripe bananas, 2
  • Milk, 300 ml
  • Coffee yogurt, 200 g
  • Ground cinnamon, 100 g
  • Ground nutmeg, 1 pinch
Place the bananas, chocolate yogurt, nutmeg, cinnamon, and milk in a blender and blend the mixture until it turns smooth. Keep the smoothie in the refrigerator for an hour before serving.

Grasshopper Guts
This recipe is great for kid parties. With very few ingredients required, this snack is very easy to make.

Ingredients
  • Noodles, 3 cups
  • Peanuts, 1 cup
  • Butterscotch chips, 1 (6 ounce) package
Take a saucepan and put the butterscotch chips in it. Place it over low flame, and stir the chips. Then, turn off the flame and add the peanuts and noodles to the melted butterscotch chips. Make 20-30 small structures using wax papers and put the mixture in them with the help of a teaspoon. Serve.

Roasted Edamame
If you feel like having some spicy snack while watching your favorite movie, here is a quick recipe you can try.

Ingredients
  • Garlic powder, 1 teaspoon
  • Chili powder, 1 teaspoon
  • Onion powder, 1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper, 1 teaspoon
  • Paprika, 1 teaspoon
  • Olive oil, 1 tablespoon
  • Kosher salt, ½ teaspoon
  • Cayenne pepper, ⅛ tablespoon
  • Edamame, 2 cups
Edamame is nothing but a type of soybean; use ready-to-eat shelled ones for this recipe. Take a small bowl, and put all the above mentioned ingredients in it. Mix the ingredients properly until they are coated well with the olive oil. Then, roast the soybeans in a baking dish without covering the dish for about 15 minutes. Stir the beans until they turn brown and your quick snack recipe is ready.

Salsa
Kids always want something new to eat after the school. Try this quick snack salsa recipe that your kids can enjoy with potato or tortilla chips.

Ingredients
  • Small onion, 1
  • Garlic clove, 1
  • Hothouse tomatoes, 3
  • Green chili, 1 or more
  • Salt to taste
Chop all the ingredients and blend them until you get a smooth paste. Add salt and mix properly. Serve the sauce with chips.
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