A few months ago I wrote about condiments you can make at home instead of buying. But why stop there? There are so many things you can skip at the grocery store and make in your own kitchen. Things like: Cool Ranch Doritos! (Yes, seriously. Scroll down for the recipe.)
While making DIY versions of your favorite chips and crackers means you have to put in a little more effort, the advantage is that you can adapt them to your diet and tastes. Don’t eat dairy? Make Cheez-Its without cheese! Trying to avoid added sugar? Jello is easy to make with fresh juice.
8 Copycat Snack Recipes
Ready to get started? Here are some healthy copycat snack recipes to bookmark.
Cara from Fork and Beans is a total hero when it comes to healthier remakes of name-brand snacks. She even came up with 3 seasoning blends for these baked Doritos—Spicy Taco, Cool Ranch, and Nacho Cheese!
Homemade Vegan Doritos from Fork and Beans
Grain-free friends rejoice! You can now make copycat Tagalongs with almond flour. (They’re also sugar-free too!)
Low Carb Tagalong Cookies from Wholesome Yum
Seedy crackers are a staple in my house. Do you love them too? Now you can make them yourself!
You’re only 5 ingredients away from homemade—and vegan!—peppermint patties.
Nutritional yeast gives these crackers a cheesy flavor—without the actual cheese.
Vegan Cheez-Its from Minimalist Baker
Kids with food allergies will love these dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free graham crackers.
Gluten-Free Graham Crackers from Fork and Beans
Homemade Jello is as easy as combining cold-pressed juice and grass-fed gelatin. A sprinkling of sugar is optional—but so pretty!
No homemade snack roundup would be complete without a Larabar recipe! This apple pie version is perfect for fall.
Homemade Apple Pie Larabars from Bakerita8