School Lunch

Wondering what to pack for a healthy school lunch? You've come to the right place! From lunchtime sandwiches to after-school snacks, our recipe collection has dozens of great ideas.

Speedy Pesto Wraps

Better Homes and Gardens

Use flavored, plain, or whole wheat tortillas for these easy turkey roll-ups. Or layer the fixings in a hoagie bun.

Total: 15 mins

Pretzel Snack Mix

Better Homes and Gardens

A blend of Italian seasoning, garlic, and butter makes this easy snack mix an unforgettable treat. Prepare a bowl for movie night or serve it at your next party.

Spiral Silos

Better Homes and Gardens

Lettuce, mushrooms, and tomatoes makes this tortilla wrap recipe tops for kids. Tortillas come in an assortment of colors and flavors, which make these extra fun.

Total: 10 mins

Turkey-Avocado Wraps

Better Homes and Gardens

A lunch box favorite, this yummy wrap is enhanced with a flavorful black bean and corn salsa recipe. Prepare in less than 30 minutes from start to finish.

Total: 25 mins

Mother-Knows-Best Carrot Cookies

Midwest Living

If your kids won't eat their carrots, sneak them in some cookies, as we've done with this recipe. These moist, cake-like treats are topped with an orange frosting.

Giant Ginger Cookies

Better Homes and Gardens

Chewy and delicious, these cookies are giants in both size and ginger flavor. They're perfect for a child's lunch sack.

Red-Nose Reindeer

Better Homes and Gardens

These chocolate cookies travel well so they make kid-pleasing holiday treats for school.

Ginger Cookies

Midwest Living

Keep an eye out for these spice and molasses cookies. They're so delicious they may not even have time to cool before they're gone!

Turkey and Cheese Quesadilla


No cheddar handy? Mozzarella, swiss or even goat cheese would taste amazing, too.

Panforte Bars

Better Homes and Gardens

These rich bars resemble panforte, an Italian pastry, but are much easier to make!

Banana-Raisin Trail Mix

Better Homes and Gardens

Let the kids stir together a batch of this high-energy snack mix. It's perfect for hiking, biking, or backyard munching.

Total: 10 mins

Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Family Circle

To make these over-size cookies, stir chocolate chunks and pecans into a peanut butter cookie dough. Baking at a low temperature ensures soft cookies.

Graham Cracker Bars

Better Homes and Gardens

For an irresistible dessert that is quick and easy to make, try this delicious bar recipe.

Turkey Twirl

Better Homes and Gardens

A turkey sandwich is so grown-up. A turkey wrap is fun food, easy to pick up, and deliciously crunchy with colorful carrots.

Flower Cookies with Cardamom

Better Homes and Gardens

These shaped and frosted sugar cookies are great for a spring party or wedding shower.

Crunchy PB and A Wrap

Better Homes and Gardens

Filled with apple and crunchy granola, kids will be sure to eat this lunchtime peanut butter wrap.

Total: 5 mins
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