It usually hits about 3 pm! It’s that afternoon craving and need of a pick-me-up, like these 5 Easy Afternoon Snacks.
5 Easy Afternoon Snacks
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Easy Pecan Pie Muffins
- 1 cup Light Brown Sugar, packed
- 2 Eggs
- 1/2 cup All-Purpose Flour
- A cup of Pecans, chopped
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
Burnt Macaroni‘s Pecan Pie Muffins are by far my new favorite snack or dessert recipe! They taste just like pecan pie, but without all those calories!
Mocha Granola Bars–An Easy Afternoon Snack!
- 1/3 cup Light Brown Sugar, packed
- 4 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
- ¼ cup Peanut Butter
- 2 tsp Espresso Powder
- ¼ cup Honey
- 2 tsp Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
- ¾ cup Crispy Rice Cereal
- 2 cups Quick Oats
- ½ cup Sliced Almonds
- ¼ cup Chocolate Chips
Head on over to Mom on Timeout for this amazing recipe!
Almond Butter Toast
- First, using a toaster, prepare bread or english muffins.
- Next, spread a layer of almond butter on top of the bread.
- Layer with either bananas or strawberries.
- Then, sprinkle on sliced almonds
- Sprinkle cinnamon sugar on top (optional).
Cinnamon Sugar Bananas
- Start by slicing the banana into rounds.
- Then, in a small bowl, combine the sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
- In a large skillet, with non-stick spray, add banana rounds and cook for a few minutes.
- At the 2 minute mark, sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mixture on top of each banana round.
- Turn over, and add more of the mixture, and then cook for a few minutes more.
An Easy Afternoon Snack: Ice Cube Coffee
Other than green tea, Burnt Macaroni‘s Ice Cube Coffee recipe is my afternoon go-to drink. This gives you the boost coffee gives you but without being a hot drink.
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What’s your favorite afternoon snack? Comment below!