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A Collection of Road-Trip Snack Recipes

by Magnolia
Published on June 21, 2024

Three flavors of popcorn

When it comes to road trips, the journey can be just as important as the destination itself. Snacking on the road is best when it’s stress-free and simple, so we’ve rounded up some shareable recipes to make every moment spent in the car together feel intentional.

From hearty granola bars to sweet and savory popcorn, these simple snacks are easy to pack and will be loved by all, no matter who you’re traveling with.

Adventure is out there, but it’s important to fuel up first!


Three granola bars on a serving tray

Chewy Granola Bars

By Joanna Gaines

The classic road-trip snack: the granola bar. Made with oats, nuts, and dried fruit, these granola bars are simple, healthy, and ready to go, wherever the road takes you.

Several homemade ranger cookies on parchment paper

Ranger Cookies

By Joanna Gaines

Made with coconut and chocolate, these cookies are an easy, delicious treat to satisfy any sweet tooth.

Three flavors of popcorn

Flavored Popcorn Trio

By Joanna Gaines

With two sweet variations and a savory option, this recipe has something for everyone to enjoy, at any time during your travels.

Blueberry muffin cut in half on plate

Blueberry Muffins

By Zoë François

A perfect way to start the day sweet. A timeless recipe, easily packable and loved by all ages.

Homemade seasoned potato chips and dip

Homemade Potato Chips

By Joanna Gaines

This simple, salty snack puts a homemade twist on a fan-favorite food, and is a convenient and delicious way to satisfy your cravings on the road.

Homemade salted soft pretzels and dip

Pretzels with Cheese Dip

By Joanna Gaines

Hearty, but still packable, these delicious homemade pretzels are the perfect option for savory snackers looking for a bit more substance.

Charcuterie board with bowl of pecans

Chile Maple Pecans

By Eduardo Garcia

Designed as the perfect pairing for a charcuterie board, chile maple pecans are an excellent packable treat for bold flavor palates.


We hope you enjoy these recipes designed to inspire quality time, on and off the road. Snacks aren’t the only important part of a good road trip, though. Add some extra fun to your trip with some games or crafts, like playing cards, coloring books, or embroidery kits.

Magnolia coloring book with image of silos
A deck of neutral Magnolia playing cards
Two floral embroidery kits
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