On-the-Go Snacks: 12 Southern Recipes for Easy Snacks

By: Natalie Taylor, Editor, FaveSouthernRecipes.com

Sometimes you have one of those days where you're running errands, and you don't get a chance to stop for a meal. Even if you don't have time for a full meal, you shouldn't have to sacrifice eating! We have created this collection of On-the-Go Snacks: 12 Southern Recipes for Easy Snacks to help you enjoy a snack that is as easy as it is delicious. With these easy Southern recipes, you'll never be stranded without a snack. Whether you're in the mood for something crunchy, salty, sweet, or savory, we have the perfect snack to calm those cravings.

For a healthier snack, look no further than our snack recipes with vegetables. If you enjoy nuts as a snack, you should try the Southern recipes for nuts. If you're busy running errands, snack mixes and pretzels are always an easy option. We've also included more substantial snack options such as Pimento Cheese Chicken Salad, so there is truly something for everyone!

12 Southern Recipes for Easy Snacks

Southern Snack Recipes for Vegetables

These snack recipes taste delicious, but have the added benefit of being good for you! Try one of these wonderful Southern recipes for vegetables.

  1. Baked Okra Chips - These easy okra chips are soaked in vinegar before they are baked in the oven, so there is no shortage of flavor. For a healthier alternative to potato chips, turn to this recipe.

  2. Cream Cheese and Pimiento Stuffed Celery - Rather than your typical celery with cream cheese, this snack recipe puts a Southern spin on a classic. Diced pimentos add surprising flavor and color to this simple snack.

  3. Roasted Salt and Vinegar Green Beans - This new way to enjoy green beans is sure to satisfy your craving for a crunchy snack. These beans are so tasty, you might even forget that they're good for you!

Southern Snack Recipes for Nuts

Nuts are always a great snack choice: they're packed with protein and have a satisfying crunch. If you're tired of regular salted pecans and peanuts, the Southern nut recipes will wake up your taste buds!

  1. Bacon Fried Pecans - Crunchy pecans are toasted in bacon grease for a truly unique snack experience. You've surely never tasted anything like these before.

  2. All-Day Cajun Boiled Peanuts - Boiled peanuts are a classic snack in the South. These peanuts are cooked in the slow cooker with plenty of tasty seasonings for a snack that is truly amazing.

Southern Snack Mixes and Pretzels

Sometimes you just want something salty with a delicious crunch. We've included both sweet and salty snack recipes, so everyone will find something to love in this collection.

  1. Slow Cooker Texas Trash Party Mix Recipe - Complete with pecans, pretzels, cheese crackers, and cereal, this snack mix is loaded with satisfying texture and crunch.

  2. Sweet-n-Salty Almond Pretzel Bites - These pretzel bites are truly delicious. Crunchy pretzels are topped with chocolate caramels, smoked almonds, and white chocolate, for an irresistible treat.

  3. Slow Cooker Mesquite Smokehouse Snack Mix - Unleash the magic of the slow cooker with this crunchy snack mix recipe. Almonds and cheese crackers are unique additions to this great snack mix.

  4. 4-Ingredient Cinnamon Roll Twists - Crunchy, crispy, sweet, and bursting with cinnamon flavor, you'll relish snack time with these 4-Ingredient Cinnamon Roll Twists.

  5. Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels - If you like pretzels and cinnamon sugar, it's almost a guarantee that you'll love these crunchy cinnamon pretzels. What's not to love?

Other Southern Snack Recipes

Here you'll find Southern snack recipes that are almost a meal in themselves. On a busy day, take these easy snacks with you, so the one thing you don't have to worry about is feeling hungry.

  1. Country Ham Biscuit Bites with Cheese - This filling snack recipe stars a slice of Cheddar cheese that is sandwiched between to ham-flavored biscuits. This is a snack that will stick with you.

  2. Pimento Cheese Chicken Salad Recipe - Pimento cheese and chicken salad are a winning combination. Enjoy this special chicken salad for a filling snack on the go!

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