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Best 12 Weeks of Freezable School Snacks for the Lunchbox

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Best 12 Weeks of Freezable School Snacks for the Lunchbox

Freezable School Snacks make mornings easier for Mum’s to get out of the door on time (and with a bit more sanity!)

Avoid the lunch box morning scurry and get prepared by making twelve weeks of freezable school snacks – that’s enough school snacks for the entire school term!  Simply buy the ingredients, lock in some time for baking and freeze your creations for when you need them!

These ideas are must-haves for freezable school snacks preparation and a great way to increase the chance of your child coming home with an empty lunch box and a full tummy.

12 Weeks of Freezable School Snacks

Cooking Freezable School Snacks for a Whole School Term?

Yes!  We here at Stay at Home Mum are mad about freezer cooking – after all – we wrote the book on Freezer Cooking!  With parents being busier than ever, it just makes sense to do batch cooking in advance.  School lunches will take only seconds to put together – think of the time that will save you every morning!  Okay, let’s do it!

Once a Month Cooking by Jody Allen
Best 12 Weeks of Freezable School Snacks for the Lunchbox

What You Will Need to Make 12 Weeks of Freezable School Snacks:

Okay first of all you will need a few freezing supplies – as well as a bit of room in your freezer.  

  • Zip lock bags.
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Baking Paper
  • A black pen to label the bags
  • Various baking tins
  • An afternoon of free time
  • AND a playlist of your favourite tunes so you can bake and groove at the same time.

Ready to get started making freezable school snacks? Here we go!  

What to Do First:

Choose the recipes that you plan on cooking in bulk.  Everyone has different tastes, allergies or preferences.  We have a list of freezable school snacks recipes that will freeze really well below.  Then make a list of the ingredients you have on hand already, and the ingredients that you will need to pick up at the supermarket.

Savoury Freezable School Snacks:

Pizza ScrollsPizza Scrolls

Pizza scrolls are incredibly simple to make! These may be prepared using purchased puff pastry sheets. Preparing them this way is a terrific idea for the youngsters to get involved in making their own meal!
Savoury Mince ScrollsSavoury Mince Scrolls

If you like our Pizza Scrolls and Cheesy Vegemite Scrolls, you will adore these robust and meaty Savoury Mince Scrolls!
Ham and Vegetable MuffinsHam and Vegetable Muffins

Once you have made the muffins, allow them to cool totally to room temperature. Individually wrap the muffins in plastic wrap and pop them in the freezer.  These will be good frozen for up to a month!
Cheesy Top Lasagne CupsCheesy Top Lasagna Cups

My boys love helping me in the kitchen and this recipe is great because they love to eat them, too.

The boys love Lasagne but don’t always like it if it spreads on the plate so the solution was their very own Lasagne Cups sitting on the plate with a yummy Cheesy top.
How to Make An Amazing Zucchini SliceZucchini Slice

Zucchini (or summer squash if you don’t reside in Australia) is an extremely healthy veggie. It’s rich in potassium, vitamin C, and fibre! This recipe for an excellent zucchini slice is absolutely delicious!
3-Ingredient Easy Cheesy MuffinsEasy Cheesy Muffins

3-Ingredient Easy Cheesy Muffins are quite possibly the easiest and quickest muffin recipe – in the entire world! Works best as freezable school snacks!
Corn FrittersCorn Fritters

Corn Fritters are a delicious breakfast, lunch, or light supper or snack choice that is especially popular with children. This is a fantastic dish to make up when you don’t feel like cooking!
Cheesy Beef PuffsCheesy Beef Puffs

Cheesy Beef Puffs are brilliant for using up leftover mince… I used Mexican mince (with onion and spices) and the whole family absolutely gobbled them up!
Ham and Pineapple PinwheelsHam and Pineapple Pinwheels

Do you like pizza with ham and pineapple? Then our Ham and Pineapple Pinwheels are sure to be a big hit with you — they are very scrumptious! They are also fantastic for making ahead of time and freezing school lunches!
Spinach and Feta TrianglesSpinach and Feta Triangles

Spinach and Feta Triangles are crowd-pleasing appetizers that can be made in a jiffy. Make a large batch and freeze them uncooked so that when your guests come, all you have to do is put them in the oven.
Bulk Savoury Muffins that Work Out to 17c EachSavoury Muffins

Do you want to produce enough Savoury Muffins to feed two schoolchildren for a month at a cost of fewer than 17 cents each? Take a look at our Bulk Savoury Muffin Recipe, which is packed with fresh veggies and can be frozen for later use.

At a cost of about 17 cents apiece, this recipe yields 60 muffins. Breakfast on the go is a breeze, too!
Cheesy Vegemite Scrolls For 30c EACH!Cheesy Vegemite Scrolls

Cheese and Vegemite go together like peanut butter and jelly. Add some lovely light scone mixture and wrap it up into a scroll, which not only tastes delicious but can also be frozen!

Perfect for the school lunch box, or a snack on the move! These snacks are also incredibly inexpensive, costing just 30c a piece.
Homemade Sausage RollsHomemade Sausage Rolls

Homemade sausage rolls are a versatile dish and awesome freezable school snacks that may be served for a variety of occasions. From picnics to beach days to birthday celebrations, there’s something for everyone!!
Chicken and Vegetable Sausage RollsChicken and Vegetable Sausage Rolls

Sausage rolls are fantastic, but these Chicken and Vegetable Sausage Rolls are even more delectable. This is an ideal way to sneak veggies into children’s meals since chicken mince absorbs all the flavours it is cooked with.
Vegetarian Sausage RollsVegetarian Sausage Rolls

No meat, very simple vegetarian sausage rolls recipe and you can freeze them. The kids will never guess what is in them! Sooo yes!! They’re great as freezable school snacks!
Chicken and Apple CroquettesChicken and Apple Croquettes

Chicken and Apple Croquettes are a delicious meal that the whole family can enjoy together – particularly during school vacations and as freezable school snacks!
Best 12 Weeks of Freezable School Snacks for the Lunchbox

Sweet Freezable School Snacks:

Simple Strawberry MuffinsSimple Strawberry Muffins

This dish is perfect for any season, and muffins of any form are regarded to be a staple in everyone’s diet at this point. They also freeze quite well and are excellent when topped with a sprinkle of icing sugar before serving.
Easy Three Ingredient Pineapple CakeThree Ingredient Pineapple Cake

Putting together this Easy Three Ingredient Pineapple Cake takes less than a minute and just three ingredients! As a pudding, it’s wonderful served hot with custard on top.

It’s unquestionably something that’s delicious to have throughout the summer.
Apple and Cinnamon MuffinsApple & Cinnamon Muffins

They’re moist, tasty, and store nicely for school lunches. Of course, you may use fresh apples instead of pie apples in this recipe. Just be sure to include the apple peel, which is high in fibre and nutrients!
Lemon Lunch Box SlicesLemon Lunch Box Slice

I am always on the lookout for snack ideas or freezable school snacks, so these Lemon Lunch Box Slices went down a treat in the kid’s school lunch boxes.
Apricot and Oat Breakfast Bliss BallsApricot and Oat Breakfast Bliss Balls

These are quick and easy to prepare in a blender, store nicely in the fridge or freezer, and taste fantastic in the morning!

If you want to create a huge quantity and your blender is large enough, don’t be scared to double the recipe. You’ll be able to enjoy them for a longer period of time!
Chocolate Chickpea SliceChocolate Chickpea Slice

This Chocolate Chickpea Slice may seem a little strange at first, but it is very tasty!  Because it is heavy in protein (owing to the chickpeas), a little piece will go a long way toward satisfying your hunger.
Dairy Free Apricot Chia Bliss BallsDairy free Apricot Chia Bliss Balls

This high-protein, dairy-free, and vegan snack is great for the summer (or any other season, for that matter) and is great for you and your children. And yes!! Works best as freezable school snacks!
Broccoli and Garlic Quesadillas (or Jaffles)Broccoli and Garlic Quesadillas

We make an effort to eat healthfully on a daily basis, but it is a constant battle! As a result, we strive to create meals that are both nutritious and delightful— and this is definitely one of them!
Best 12 Weeks of Freezable School Snacks for the Lunchbox

Hot Food That Can be Defrosted and Served in a Thermos

Slow Cooker Pea and Ham SoupSlow Cooker Pea and Ham Soup

Make careful to soak the peas overnight and then discard the water – do not use the same water in the slow cooker since it contains farts! After rinsing thoroughly, apply!
Easy Curried SausagesEasy Curried Sausages

Unlike the way I cooked them 20 years ago, this recipe includes corn relish, which adds a sweet and sour flavour that is irresistible!
Vegetable SamosasVegetable Samosas

Veggie samosas are a delectable and quick-to-make dish. It’s great as a main course, side dish, or even a snack!

You may prepare these ahead of time and store them in the freezer for whenever you need a fast snack. This is an excellent alternative for packing lunches for children.
Chicken Parmesan MeatballsChicken Parmesan Meatballs

Try this recipe for Chicken Parmesan Meatballs to give your old meatballs dish a new lease of life. Here’s another amazing “balls” dish from Stay At Home Mum for you to enjoy!
Potato and Ham CroquettesPotato and Ham Croquettes

Potato and Ham Croquettes are a tasty variation of the traditional mince and white potato croquettes recipe.

They may be a bit fussy, but youngsters like anything that does not need the use of a fork and knife to prepare. It’s perfect for Christmas dinners with the family!
Cauliflower Cheese NuggetsCauliflower Cheese Nuggets

These Cauliflower Cheese Nuggets are a great way to encourage your kids to eat their vegetables. They look just like chicken nuggets, so our kids had no clue they were eating vegetables instead of chicken!
Sneaky Mac ‘n’ Cheese MuffinsSneaky Mac N Cheese Muffins

Your kids will beg for seconds, thirds, and even fourths of these sneaky Mac ‘n’ Cheese Muffins. The perfect addition to their after-school snacks or lunch packs.
Roasted Chicken and Garlic SoupRoasted Chicken and Garlic Soup

Forget Chicken Noodle Soup, if you’re sick or generally under the weather, this hearty, healthy and delicious Roasted Chicken and Garlic Soup are for you!
Schmancy Macaroni CheeseSchmancy Macaroni Cheese

Macaroni cheese might be a little dull, but this recipe is fancy, delicious, and simple to make in no time! The adults in the room won’t mind the extra ‘grunt’ in this version of macaroni and cheese.
Chicken Mince Puff Pastry BitesChicken Mince Puff Pastry Bites

These are delicious little morsels that are easy to throw together and will be gobbled up on Christmas Day!
Impossible PizzaImpossible Pizza

Impossible Pizza can be ready in under 30 minutes, is super easy to make and is good for those nights you couldn’t be bothered slaving in the kitchen!
Cheeseless Vegetarian QuicheCheeseless Vegetarian Quiche

Quiche is a popular part of the French cuisine but have been widely adopted by other countries and has evolved into different recipes, like this one.
Quick Minestrone SoupQuick Minestrone Soup

I love a hearty and filling Quick Minestrone Soup on a cold winter’s night… with some crusty buttered bread, it makes for a wholesome and delicious meal. This recipe is nice and FAST too – just what Mums need!
Bean and Vegie QuesadillasBean and Veggie Quesadillas

Bean and Veggie Quesadillas are a little time-consuming to prepare, but they make a delicious lunch or supper and are a terrific way to get more vegetables into your family’s diet!
Spicy Corn FrittersSpicy Corn Fritters

These Spicy Corn Fritters certainly aren’t for the faint-hearted!  They are particularly delicious served with cream cheese and smoked salmon on top… mmmm, making me hungry just thinking about it!
Best 12 Weeks of Freezable School Snacks for the Lunchbox

Healthy Freezable School Snacks

Date and Almond Quinoa Bliss BallsDate and Almond Quinoa Bliss Balls

Bliss Balls are usually brought up when we threaten a chocolate-free option on Stay at Home Mum. To our surprise, they turned out to be a tasty substitute for the usual salty, sugary snacks.
Apricot BallsApricot Balls

These Apricot Balls are easy to make, delicious and a time-honoured Christmas Tradition in my family. But they taste just as good any time of the year. lol!
Healthy Sour Cream Blueberry MuffinsHealthy Sour Cream and Blueberry Muffins

They are a delightful addition to both lunch boxes and after-school snacking since they contain very little processed sugar and are made with low-fat sour cream.
Savoury Herb Zucchini MuffinsSavoury Herb Zucchini Muffins

Along with their moist texture and cheesy flavour, you can mix and match different spices for a variety of different flavours and taste sensations!
Vegan Banana PancakesVegan Banana Pancakes

These Vegan Banana Pancakes are the best banana pancakes you’ve ever had. They’re tasty, nutritious, and really easy to make, making them ideal for anybody who is allergic to dairy or eggs. These pancakes are delicious regardless of whether or not you’re a vegan.
Sweet Potato & Lentil Sausage RollsSweet Potato and Lentil Sausage Rolls

This yummy, meat-free Sweet Potato & Lentil Sausage Roll is one of the best foods we’ve tasted so far!
Cheesy Spinach Cauliflower MuffinsCheesy Spinach Cauliflower Muffins

Sweet muffins are great, but when you need a cheese hit you can’t get much better than these Cheesy Spinach Cauliflower Muffins.
Hawaiian Lunch MuffinsHawaiian Lunch Muffins

These Hawaiian Lunch Muffins are ideal for those of you with young children who like the taste of the islands. These muffins feature all the finest parts of a Hawaiian pizza: cheese, pineapple, and ham. It’s fantastic!
Easy Veggie-Stuffed Apple MuffinsEasy Veggie Stuffed Apple Muffins

Filling, nutritious and delicious Easy Veggie-Stuffed Apple Muffins!

Your kids won’t complain about having these in their lunch boxes so bookmark this one to your back to the school recipe list.
Lamb Kofta MeatballsLamb Kofta Meatballs

Meatballs are so versatile and the kids LOVE them!!! These lamb meatballs are tasty but not overpowering so the kids will eat them! Add to your favourite greek salad or my zucchini and halloumi salad.
Simple Bran MuffinsSimple Bran Muffins

Simple Bran Muffins are nutritious, satisfying, and beneficial to your health. Enjoy a dessert that feels decadent but is really a healthy option.
How to Make Zucchini WafflesZucchini Waffles

A terrific method to add more vegetables into your or your children’s diets! Like the popular Zucchini Slice, this version is crunchier and a bit more unique!
Wholemeal Date MuffinsWholemeal Date Muffins

This recipe for Wholemeal Date Muffins has a lot going for it, which is rare for muffins. Yes, they do include sugar, but the inclusion of wholemeal wheat and bran makes them a worthy occasional treat.
Best 12 Weeks of Freezable School Snacks for the Lunchbox

Even More Freezable School Snacks

We’ve got heaps more freezable school snacks recipes featured on the site including our always popular 120 Biscuits for Less than $7. Combine with the below four recipes for another school term of freezable school snacks! The most important thing when it comes to freezing food is to ensure you are protecting it correctly.

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