Apple Graham Cracker Snack Nachos

These Apple Graham Cracker Snack Nachos are a fun after school treat for the kids. A great way to mix familiar and new foods and make eating fun!

Hi friends!

If you follow me on IG stories, you saw me try out these Apple Graham Cracker Snack Nachos with my kids last week. I’m always thinking about ways to make our after-school snack more fun and these certainly fit the bill. I like them because they’re an easy way to take familiar foods that a toddler loves (in this case apples, graham crackers, strawberries, yogurt, peanut butter, chocolate chips) and add in a few less familiar ingredients (hemp seeds, flax, pumpkin seeds etc) in a non-threatening way.

This is the first batch I made for the kiddos to try last week. As expected, he immediately climbed up and proclaimed “I don’t like those” but then eventually went on to eat almost the whole tray. I did learn a few things from my first offering though:

  • I put them on a sheet pan, which made for easy cleanup, but looking back, I also think it may have been a bit overwhelming. The second time I put a smaller amount on a plate and he seemed more receptive.
  • I served them again a few days later, mixed some ground flax into the peanut butter and traded the chocolate covered chia seeds (from Salba Chia-unfamiliar to him) for fresh strawberries (which he loves and are brightly covered to catch his attention) and also scaled back on the pepitas. I still included them, just used less since they’re a new food for him.

I like this snack because you can totally customize it to your household and use whatever you have on hand to make them. You could use all apples instead of including graham crackers. You could add some strips of avocado toast mixed in with the apple slices, or even slices of sweet potato toast with peanut butter – both options I think my younger kiddo would actually prefer to graham crackers. You can mix ground flax or hemp seeds into peanut butter or yogurt so it’s still visable but doesn’t stand out as much. You can also let the kids help with the assembly!

Here’s how I made mine:


Apple Graham Cracker Snack Nachos

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These Apple Graham Cracker Snack Nachos are a fun after school treat for the kids. A great way to mix familiar and new foods and make eating fun!

  • Author: Lindsay


Apple slices
graham crackers
peanut butter
fresh fruit
chocolate chips
hemp seeds
ground flaxseed
chia seeds
chopped nuts
other options: Sweet potato toast slices, avocado toast slices, anything else you can think of!


Use the apple slices and graham cracker quadrants as the base. (Or the sweet potato/avocado toast slices if using)
Drizzle with yogurt and peanut butter (I mixed ground flaxseed into my peanut butter. You could also mix hemp seeds or chia seeds in
Add toppings and serve.


For a pretty drizzle, put the yogurt into a ziploc bag, cut the corner off and squeeze to drizzle as desired.
For the peanut butter I just microwave it for 30 seconds or so to make it runnier and then drizzle off a spoon.

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