No nuts? No problem. These school-friendly snacks for kids have been tested and approved by children—ours!
Best Snack Bar: MadeGood Apple Cinnamon Granola Bars
Processed in a facility free from the eight most common allergens, this sweetly spiced vegan option is 100 percent school-safe. We love the plump raisins and full serving of vegetables packed into every bar.
To buy: $5 for 6; jet.com.
Best Graham Cracker: Nabisco Grahams Original
The classic graham has a tender yet crispy texture, making it perfect smeared with SunButter (or used as the base for s’mores).
To buy: $5.30 for 14.4 oz.; target.com.
Best Cheddar Cracker: Annie’s Cheddar Bunnies
Real aged Cheddar flavor comes through in every bite. Baked with organic wheat flour, they’re a wholesome choice.
To buy: $3.50 for 7.5 oz.; walmart.com.
Best Yogurt Pouch: Stonyfield Organic Whole Milk Strawberry Beet Berry Pouch
Thick and creamy yogurt gets blended with strawberries, raspberries, and beets for a gut-healthy snack loaded with the good stuff.
To buy: $5.70 for 4; walmart.com.
Best Fruit Snacks: YumEarth Organic Fruit Snacks
These portable snack packs are filled with fruit-flavored gummies. Tasters loved their soft and chewy texture—and cute shapes.
To buy: $5 for 5; jet.com.
Best Fruit Sauce Pouch: Trader Joe’s Organic Apple Banana Fruit Sauce Crushers
“Delicious! Can I eat the whole thing?” said one kid taster. The subtle sweetness was a hit with grown-ups too.
To buy: $16 for 2 boxes; amazon.com.