At this point, fall has become synonymous with Pumpkin Spice Everything–lattes, candles, even body butter!–but there are plenty of other treats that can conjure the way it feels when the air begins to get a little bit chillier and the leaves start to crunch underfoot. Below are several easy-to-make and easy-to-take-with-you snacks to help you achieve peak fall and stay sated whether traveling for the holidays or soaking up the autumnal air.
Cinnamon Apple Chips
When you’re so exhausted from hauling around the bounty from your apple-picking excursion that you just can’t think of making anything involving a crust, opt for this super simple recipe. Light and hard to smash, they’re the perfect healthy snack to keep stashed in your bag.
Maple Pumpkin Popcorn
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One of the most pervasive smells is that of popping popcorn. Whether in the house or the office, the smells seems to waft into every nook and cranny. Now imagine that smell combined with those of pumpkin, maple syrup, and toasted pecans. Is your mouth watering yet?
This snack is one you won’t have to feel guilty about devouring since it’s made from honey, cranberries, cashews, almonds, and pumpkin seeds. Crunch, sweet, and salty all in one bite it’s the perfect snack to have on hand, no matter what you’re craving.
Peanut Butter Monster Munch Party Mix
What list of fall treats would be complete without the inclusion of candy corn in some capacity? This party mix take that somewhat divisive Halloween sweets and toss it together with some of your snacking favorites–Reese’s Pieces, popcorn, pretzels, and peanuts–to create a festive snack you can eat by the handful.
Pumpkin Spice Latte Balls
Okay, okay. You had to have known there would be a pumpkin-spice something on this list–it’s just too tasty to pass up. But these no-bake bites take only five minutes to make and will satisfy your gluten-free, paleo, and vegan needs (not to mention your sweet tooth!).