Smart Snacks

A Baker’s Dozen Smart Snack Baking Recipes (Full document)

Child Nutrition & Wellness, Kansas State Department of Education
in collaboration with the non-profit Home Baking Association.

This resource was developed using KSDE’s 2015 Team Nutrition Training Grant Funds in collaboration with the non-profit Home Baking Association. Recipes were adapted and tested by Sharon Davis, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, and Charlene Patton, Executive Director of the Home Baking Association, to be in compliance with the Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in Schools (Smart Snacks in School Standards). The nutrient analysis of recipes in this resource was generated using Food Processor Nutrition Analysis Software from ESHA Research.

Why are Smart Snacks important?

  1. More than a quarter of kids’ daily calories may come from snacks.
  2. Kids who have healthy eating patterns are more likely to perform better academically.
  3. Kids consume more healthy foods and beverages during the school day. When they are Smart Snacks, the healthy choice is
    the easy choice.
  4. Smart Snacks Standards are a Federal requirement for all foods sold outside the National School Lunch Program and School
    Breakfast Program

Download the individual recipes here

Apple Cinnamon Rolls
Breadsticks, Sweet or Savory
Buttermilk Chocolate Sheet Cake
Carrot Cupcakes
Carrot Streusel Coffee Cake
Cinnamon Crunch Cookies
Country Fruit Cobbler
Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
Homemade Oatmeal Cookies
Oatmeal Whole Wheat Fruit Bars
Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Soft Pretzels
Soft Sugar Cookies
Spice Snack Cake

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