Easy Honey Snacks: You Need to Try

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Honey is a great natural sweetener made by bees. It adds a delicious touch to any snack and provides some nutritional benefits too. Honey is rich in antioxidants and has antibacterial properties. Here are some recipes for honey snacks that are easy to make. Perfect for any time of day, they are sure to satisfy your cravings.

Healthy Honey Snacks Anyone Can Make

A collage of images of various honey snacks.

In cooking, using honey is often considered a healthier option to processed sugars or artificial sweeteners. It also has a lower glycemic index than sugar. A good thing for those of us concerned about blood sugar levels.

Here are some awesome recipes made using honey as a sweetener that anyone can make and enjoy.

1. Honey Joys – Cornflake Cupcakes

Do you need a sweet, crunchy honey snack that’s easy to make? Look no further than Honey Joys! Made with just a few simple ingredients, including honey and cornflakes, these little bites are the perfect combination.

When you need something in hurry, they are a great inexpensive choice. They are also a fun activity to do with the kids. Grab your apron and whip up a batch of these delicious Honey Joys!

Homemade honey joy cornflakes in paper cups.

2. Bee-Themed Cupcakes

Get ready to enjoy these irresistible Honey Bee Cupcakes! Made with rich, golden honey right in the recipe, these cupcakes are bursting with flavor and moistness.

And for an extra special touch, top them off with adorable sugar bees for a buzz-worthy presentation! Seriously who doesn’t love a cupcake – I can’t think of a better snack made with honey.

Honey cupcakes decorated with bee designs on a red plate.

3. Healthy Peanut Butter Honey Cookies

Unless you are allergic, you probably love a warm peanut butter cookie. But, they are often greasy and full of fat and calories.

These Honey Peanut Butter Cookies are made with whole wheat flour and natural honey. Packed with nutrients and a boost of protein, the perfect snack for any time of day.

Peanut butter honey cookies on a yellow plate image.

4. Honey Gummy Bears

Let your kids enjoy the fun of making and eating healthy gummy bears. Only 3 ingredients are needed for this recipe and one of them is honey! Better yet, wash those little hands and get them involved in the process too.

Homemade gummy bears made with honey.

5. Honey Roasted Pecans

These Honey Roasted Pecans are honestly irresistible. Make extra to ensure you have some left to share! You only need a few ingredients to create nuts that are roasted to perfection with a sweet and savory glaze. The perfect natural honey snack for parties, game nights, or even a mid-day pick-me-up.

Pecans roasted in the oven with a honey glaze.

6. Dehydrated Honey Pineapple Chips

Sometimes we want a sweet treat that has a big punch of nutrition. Learn how to dehydrate pineapple with a light honey glaze. The dehydrated slices become a chewy, flavorful treat full of natural sweetness.

Honey glazed pineapple chips in dish.
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7. Peanut Butter Honey Cheerios Bars

Made with peanut butter, honey and multi-grain cheerios, these delicious bars are easy to make and portable! They are a sweet snack but also contain fiber and other healthy nutrients. They require no baking and you can even keep them frozen for use in the future.

Honey snack made from peanut butter, honey and cheerios in bar shape.

8. Honey Caramel Apples

There is just something special about caramel apples. Perhaps they take us back to our childhood? This recipe uses honey instead of corn syrup (or tons of sugar) to make these delicious homemade honey caramel apples. Enjoy the sweet tangy taste sensation and add a little fiber to your diet. You don’t have to wait for Fall – enjoy them year-round.

Homemade caramel and honey apples with nuts on a sheet pan.

9. Dehydrated Honey Cinnamon Apples

If you want a slightly sweet honey snack that has lots of fiber and nutrients, these dehydrated honey cinnamon apples are just the thing. You can use any type of apple – I love Fuji – but others work well also. Properly dried – they last for months!

Apple rings with honey and cinnamon drying on rack.

10. Honey Peanut Butter & Oatmeal Balls

A fast and easy energy snack to keep on hand. You will love the simplicity of the ingredients. Peanut Butter, Honey and Oatmeal come together in a powerful bite. Easy to make and freeze for later use. They are a great treat for kids or adults.

Ingredients to make energy balls honey peanut butter and oatmeal.


There you have it! A collection of some of the yummiest honey snack options around. These simple snacks are easy to make and do not require a lot of ingredients. That’s what makes them so good.

They are also a bit healthier than some of the other options. We all know that we consume too much sugar as a society. If we can replace a portion of that with a natural sweetener – it has to be a good thing.

Bees make honey from plant nectar and store it in the hive for Winter food. Thankfully, they make more than they need and beekeepers can harvest honey from the hive that is extra.

Taking honey from bees does not harm the colony if the beekeeper follows responsible practices.

Do keep in mind, honey is an excellent ingredient to include in your snacking recipes. However, it is a sugar and does have calories – so moderation is key.