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.
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.