25 Homemade Lunch Box Treats

I am always looking for new ideas for what to include in Immy’s school lunch box and, when I can get my act together, I personally much prefer any treat foods to be homemade. My girls are both really into baking at the moment so I see a big bake up with the kids in my immediate future thanks to these 25 fabulous homemade treat ideas.25-Homemade-Lunch-Box-Treat-Recipes-Kids-Love

No Bake Fruit Balls

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1. Date & Coconut Balls

2. Apricot-Coconut Balls

3. Fruit Truffles

4. Coconut Lemon Balls via The Organised Housewife

Muesli and Granola Bars

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5. Fructose Free Chocolate Muesli Bars

6. Fruit Muesli Bars

7. Strawberry Oatmeal Bars via BentoLunch.net

8. Gluten Free Weetbix Slice via Octavia & Vicky

Biscuits & Cookies

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9. Choc Beetroot Biscuits

10. Anzac Biscuits

11. Cinnamon Cookies from Picklebums

12. Chicka Coconut Banana Booms via Growing Book by Book

13. Fruity Oatmeal Cookies from Picklebums

Breads & Muffins

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14. Fruit Scrolls

15. Apple Donut Muffins via The Organised Housewife

16. Blueberry Banana Bread from BentoLunch.net

17. Raspberry & White Chocolate Muffins via Planning With Kids

18. Chocolate Coconut Banana Muffins (with no added refined sugar) from Mama. Papa. Bubba

Savoury Treats

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19. Ham, Cheese & Spinach Muffins via Learn with Play at Home

20. Cheese Monsters from Danya Banya

21. Quick Egg & Bacon Tarts via Planning with Kids

22. French Toast Shapes

Other Yummy Goodies

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23. Fruit on the Bottom Yoghurt Pots via Mama. Papa. Bubba

24. Apple Crumble Popcorn (exclude the almonds if you school is nut free) via Mama. Papa. Bubba

25. Strawberry Fruit Leather Shapes from Picklebums

Do you bake for lunch boxes? What are your children’s favourite homemade lunch box treats?

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  1. A terrific list of recipes – thanks!

  2. Haha I just wrote pretty much the same post! Kindgergarten this year, we’re very excited 🙂

  3. Oh yum! What a great list of homemade snacks. This will definitely come in handy throughout the school year. Thanks! Pinned 🙂

    1. You’re right, Kate. My girls are loving helping in the kitchen right now…in fact, it’s a struggle to keep them out of there 🙂

  4. was just thinking i needed to get cracking on freezer food for school so this is the perfect kick off! thanks – will share! xx

  5. Yum! We start school next week (eek!) so loving having this handy list to refer to. (And thanks for including our cheese monsters as well!). Pinned and scheduled. 🙂

  6. Elise @ Creative Play Central says:

    This is a fantastic collection of ideas that we will be referring to throughout the year. I am excited that my children will be able to help prepare many of these too. Thank you so much for sharing this very handy resource.

  7. I need this! I’m planning on getting my act together this year with less processed lunch box snacks – pinning.

  8. I’m on such an emotional roller coaster as we prepare Cammy for school. Sometimes I find it all too overwhelming- especially having to prepare a packed lunch EVERY DAY. This is going to help immensely. Ta

  9. Great collection, I won’t be running out of ideas anytime soon!

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