5 Cool Snack Ideas To Try Now! - Rachael Ray Every Day

5 Cool Snack Ideas To Try Now!

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Wake up your taste buds in just one bite with these easy no-bake treats!

wasabi

Wasabi-Chickpea Bites

In a food processor, pulse 1 can (15 oz.) rinsed chickpeas, 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice, 1 tbsp. olive oil, 1 clove chopped garlic, 1 tsp. lemon zest and 1/2 tsp. cumin until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and stir in 1/3 cup each finely grated carrot and crushed wasabi peas; season. Roll into 1/2-inch balls; coat with 1/4 cup sesame seeds. Chill until firm, about 30 minutes. Makes 30.

spicy cheese

Spicy Cheese & Cracker Bites

In a bowl, mix 4 oz. softened goat cheese, 2 oz. softened cream cheese and 2 tbsp. grated Parmesan. Stir in 1⁄4 cup crushed Triscuit crackers and 3 tbsp. seeded, minced jalapeño. Chill mixture until firm, about 30 minutes. Roll into 1⁄2 -inch balls; coat with 1⁄2 cup crushed crackers and 1⁄4 cup chopped parsley. Makes 30.

pb trail mix

PB Trail Mix Bites

In a food processor, pulse 3⁄4 cup rolled oats, 3⁄4 cup peanut butter, 1⁄2 cup roasted peanuts, 1⁄4 cup toasted wheat germ, 3 tbsp. water and 1⁄4 tsp. cinnamon. Transfer to a bowl. Fold in 1⁄4 cup each mini chocolate chips and chopped dried cherries. Roll into 1⁄2 -inch balls; coat with 1⁄4 cup shredded coconut. Chill until firm, about 30 minutes. Makes 30.

crispy rice

Crispy Rice Party Bites

In a saucepan, melt 1 1⁄2 cups mini marshmallows with 2 tbsp. butter over medium heat. Remove from heat; stir in 2 cups crisped rice cereal. Let mixture cool slightly and roll into 1⁄2 -inch balls; coat with 1⁄4 cup sprinkles. Makes 30.

caramel popcorn

Caramel Popcorn Bites

In a saucepan, stir 1 cup (lightly packed) dark brown sugar with 2 tbsp. each butter and light corn syrup over medium heat until sugar dissolves and caramel forms, about 5 minutes. Let cool slightly. In a food processor, pulse 2 cups popped popcorn and 1 cup coarsely chopped pretzels. Fold popcorn mixture into caramel and roll into 1⁄2 -inch balls; top with flaky sea salt. Makes 30.