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12 Healthy, Sweet Snacks

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12 Healthy, Sweet  Snacks
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Kids will be pleasantly fooled by these healthy snack alternatives to sugary candy

 

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Grape (Di)vine

Price:$0.89

This new fruit-rope flavor tastes like a sweet grape soda, but it's actually made with 100 percent fruit juice and is loaded with 20 percent of the day's C. Grape Clif Kid Twisted Fruit; 89 cents

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Bunny Love

Price:$4.69

Whole-grain honey, chocolate, and chocolate-chip bunny graham crackers are, like, totally feeling the love in this tie-dyed pouch. Annie's Bunny Graham Friends; $4.69 for six

Q and Yay!

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Q and Yay!

Price:$1.59

These crispy wafers, dipped in fine Belgian milk chocolate, give kids a taste for the finer things in life. They also have a fraction of the sugar of a peanut-butter cup. Pure Organic Layered Fruit Bars Pineapple; $1.59

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Nana Boo Boo

Price:$1.59

Each yogurt-drizzled bar has enough strawberries and bananas to equal one fruit serving. Pure Organic Layered fruit bars ; $14.37 for 24.

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Hot Date

Price:$1.69

Believe it or not, when dates, cashews, and unsweetened chocolate chips are blended together, they taste kind of like a candy bar. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Larabar; $1.69

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Modern Classic

Price:$3.99

These lower-calorie packs are an awesome remix of the cream-filled sponge cake: They taste just like the original and they're fun to eat in one bite. Hostess 100-calorie Twinkie Bites; $3.99 for six

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Flower Powered

Price:$1.99

Kids with peanut allergies will love these nut-free chocolate cups, which are filled with rich, nutty-tasting sunflower-seed paste. Sun Cups in Milk Chocolate; $1.99

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Creepy Crawly

Price:$1.99

These icky (in a good way) and irresistible gummy worms are made with 100 percent fruit juice and also come in Halloween packs. Surf Sweets Sour Worms; $1.99

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Pop Culture

Price:$0.99

The classic American treat has just 120 calories and two grams of fat. And don't forget the prize in every box. Even if it's an illegible tattoo that stays on for two minutes, it's all about the trill of discovery! Cracker Jack; 99 cents

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Mac Daddy

Price:$1.99

This crunchy almond bar tastes like a coconut macaroon, but it's really a low-sugar, high-fiber treat made with just fruit, nuts, puffed rice, and a dash of hippy righteousness. Almond & Coconut KIND Bar; $1.99

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Stick Shift

Price:$0.79

This stellar licorice is made in Finland, and unlike American "licorice-style" candy, the 100-calorie sticks contain real licorice extract and raspberry puree. Panda All Natural Raspberry Licorice; 79 cents

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Pucker Up

Price:$0.99

Pucker UpIt's an addictive candy, naturally sweetened with molasses and given a tart kick with vitamin C-packed acerola berries and limes. St. Claire's Key Lime Tarts; 99 cents