11 Fall Snack Ideas That Aren't Pumpkin-Spiced

11 Fall Snack Ideas That Aren't Pumpkin-Spiced

We love pumpkin spice and everything nice, but there are so many other yummy fall flavors that also deserve our attention. Level up your fall snacks with these recipes that incorporate seasonal flavors like cinnamon, apple, maple, and more.

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Maple Vanilla Roasted Chickpeas

This crunchy roasted chickpea recipe combines just four ingredients — chickpeas, coconut oil, maple syrup, and vanilla paste — for a simple, healthy, on-the-go snack.

Get the recipe at Kidgredients.

 

Healthy Apple Crumble With Oats

Combining fall flavor staples like cinnamon, apple, and vanilla — and sweetened with just a bit of honey — this apple crumble works for breakfast, dessert, or a midday snack.

Get the recipe at Claudia Canu.

 

Maple Cinnamon Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

What should you do with all those seeds after hours of pumpkin carving? Roast them and make a tasty maple-flavored snack. Bonus: they keep up to a month if sealed in an airtight container.

Get the recipe at Wednesday Night Cafe.

 

Apple & Honey Gourmet Popcorn

Inspired by traditional Rosh Hoshanah foods, this deliciously crispy apple and honey popcorn is the perfect fall snack for a Halloween-themed movie night.

Get the recipe at Family Friends Food.

 

Sweet Potato Smoothie

This nutrient-dense smoothie — made with fall flavors like sweet potato, nutmeg, cinnamon, and dates — tastes like a pie in a glass, but provides some beta-carotene, healthy fats, and fiber.

Get the recipe at Eat With Clarity.

 

Cashew Chai Nut Butter

It’s time to upgrade your nut butter — this autumn-inspired cashew chai butter is full of cozy fall flavors like cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, coriander, and ginger. Plus, it’s low-carb and vegan.

Get the recipe at Laurel Ann Nutrition.

 

Halloween Trail Mix

Spooky yet satiating, this black and orange trail mix recipe is made with almonds, cashews, pumpkin seeds, chopped dried papaya, and raisins for a wholesome snack that’ll get you in the Halloween spirit.

Get the recipe at Luci’s Morsels.

 

Whole Wheat Sweet Potato Banana Muffins

Moist, subtly sweet, and healthier than the average muffin, these mini-muffins have 124 calories each and 3 grams of protein. They’re made with cinnamon, sweet potato, allspice, banana, and maple syrup — so your kitchen is going to be smelling like all kinds of autumn goodness.

Get the recipe at Running to the Kitchen.

 

Apple Pie Bars

These apple pie bars are soft, chewy, and delicious. Even better, this hearty fall snack is gluten-free and has no added sugar. (One caveat: The recipe describes the bars as “sugar free,” but the bars do contain natural sugar from the dates and apples.)

Get the recipe at Veggie Inspired.

 

Sweet Potato Sage Scones

These mashed sweet potato and sage scones make a savory fall treat that’s bursting with rich flavor. Golden brown, crisp, and flaky, you’ll be serving these all season. (We recommend using whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose white flour.)

Get the recipe at Accidental Happy Baker.

 

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Chelsea Frank

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Chelsea Frank was born and bullied in Los Angeles, CA. When she's not performing stand up comedy or crying while doing squats, Chelsea writes about all things health, beauty, and travel. Her work has been featured in Shape, Uproxx, TripSavvy, The Daily Beast, Thrillist, and Reductress, among others. Fun fact: she's traveled to over 50 countries and has gotten sick in pretty much all of them! Follow her on Twitter.

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