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Fall-Inspired Treats

  • Brian Hagiwara

    Kid-testers loved these fall-inspired snacks and treats

  • Takes the Cake
    This treat has the flavor of freshly harvested corn. Pop it into the toaster, then drizzle it with honey. (Thomas' Toast-R-Cakes, $2.99)

  • On a 'Role
    These nibbles taste like a Turkey Day sweet-potato casserole, shrunk into a cracker. (Beech-Nut Let's Grow! 7 Grain Nibbles in Sweet Potato, $2.99)

  • Gimme S'more
    Schmancy marshmallows fit for a toddler? You bet! Our kid testers especially liked this highbrow flavor with a yummy swish of caramel. (Plush Puffs in Caramel Swirl, $5.99)

  • The Raw Deal
    Even your toddler can count the number of ingredients in these cookies, which come in premade squares you just pop in the oven. (Pillsbury Simply Cookies in Peanut Butter, $3.49)

  • Tight Squeeze
    Ingenious: applesauce that kids can squirt right into their mouth! Plus, it's just fruit and cinnamon, that's it. (Materne GoGo squeeZ, 99 cents)

  • How 'Bout Them Apples?
    Julienned apples are slow-baked, then sprinkled with cinnamon. (Sonoma Crisps Apple Sticks in Cinnamon, $2.20)

  • Hot to Trot
    Thanks to its more complex texture, this soup's a nice step along the solid-food road. The warming flavor is autumn-perfect. (Earth's Best My First Soups in Sweet Potato Cinnamon Bisque, $1.19)

  • Best Guess
    What's better than a game of I Spy? Figuring out the fall-tastic Jelly Belly flavors. Is it marshmallow? Cranberry? Sweet corn? (Jelly Belly Autumn Mix, 89 cents/6 oz)

  • Do the Twist
    We love the layers of sourdough with sugar and spice, swirled into perfect sticks. (John Wm. Macy's Java Cinnamon SweetSticks, $2.05)

  • Hey, Pumpkin! These cheesy crackers are dotted with so many seeds that they're a treat all by themselves. (Doc-tor Kracker Pumpkin Seed Cheddar Flatbreads, $4.99)

  • Cute Juice
    This adorably squat jar is filled with 100- percent apple juice that tastes fresh- pressed. (Martinelli's Apple Juice, $1.49)

  • Pie in the Sky
    This yogurt isn't just pumpkin-flavored, it's pumpkin pie¿flavored. It's healthier, too! (Stonyfield Yogurt in Pumpkin Pie, 89 cents)

  • Tasty Pastry
    Pop this classic frozen confection in the oven for comforting almost-instant apple pie. (Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry Apple Turnovers, $3.99)

  • Nut Case
    These babies achieve perfection by balance: just the right amount of cinnamony warmth to go with the rich almond center. (Azars Cinnamon Almonds, $4.99)

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