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There’s nothing more satisfying for our teens than a relaxing Netflix movie night. But pair that movie night with amazing movie night snacks and it only makes the evening that much better!
From addicting dips and irresistible cheesy breadsticks to perfectly popped popcorn and sweet treats, we’ve rounded up 22 delish movie night snacks for hungry teens (and their friends). And, the best part is, most of these recipes are so darn simple that even your “I don’t have a clue how to cook” teen can whip them up in no time.
For a fun movie night they’ll love, pass along these 22 no-hassle movie night snacks they’re sure to enjoy!
Homemade Easy Cheesy Garlic Breadsticks
With a simple tube of Pillsbury pizza crust, a whole lot of gooey, melted cheese and a few added seasonings, your teen will have a delicious (crazy easy to make) movie night snack that’s perfect for those Netflix nights at home. Serve with a small bowl of marinara sauce for dipping! Find the recipe at One Little Project.
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Totally Addicting 5-Ingredient Crack Dip
This crack dip recipe is perfectly named – it really IS totally addicting. With an amazing blend of sour cream, Ranch Dressing Mix, bacon (seriously, bacon makes everything taste better), scallions and plenty of cheese, it doesn’t get more delicious or easy! Find the recipe at What the Fork Food Blog.
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Movie nights just aren’t complete without popcorn. But this little snack isn’t your mama’s popcorn. This is the easiest “throw together” popcorn snack you’ll find. Filled with an amazing blend of sweet chocolate (and other goodies) and salty popcorn, this is one of those movie night snacks that won’t stick around long… especially when you have hungry teenagers to feed! Find the recipe at Lemon Tree Dwelling.
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The Easiest Pretzel Bites EVER
Everyone loves pretzel bites – you know, the ones that smell so incredibly good at the mall. Well, these delicious Pretzel Bites are so easy to make, even your “clueless in the kitchen” teen can whip these up in a jiffy. Find the recipe at Budget Savvy Diva.
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Oven-Baked Ham and Cheese Sliders
These easy Oven-Baked Ham and Cheese Sliders come together in minutes and make the perfect snack-sized sandwiches. Made with sweet Hawaiian Rolls, ham, swiss cheese and a few other flavor-filled ingredients including Worcester Sauce, Dijon Mustard and minced onion, these cheesy sandwiches won’t stick around long. Find the recipe at Eating on a Dime.
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Crazy Good Feta Dip
This Feta Dip is literally a staple in my house. The blend of crumbled Feta cheese, long green onions, tomatoes and a simple (rather sneaky) ingredient you would never think to add, makes it amazingly good! It’s easy, healthy and my kids absolutely love it! (So do all their friends!) Serve with sliced baguettes. Find the recipe at The Girl Who Ate Everything.
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Blooming Quesadilla Ring
This easy snack not only looks amazing, it also tastes amazing! Just eight simple ingredients (seven if you don’t favor jalapenos) and you’ll have 20 servings to feed a bunch of hungry teenagers. (To make things really easy, I use pre-cooked, store-bought rotisserie chicken.) Find the recipe at Tasty.
3-Ingredient Caramel Cream Cheese Apple Dip
You won’t believe how easy it is to whip up this Caramel Cream Cheese Apple Dip. Not only is it easy to make, but it’s also super delish and it’s the perfect crowd-pleasing dessert for Netflix nights. Find the recipe at Living Well Spending Less.
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Easy Jalapeno Popper Bites
Magical things happen when you combine cream cheese, fresh jalapenos, bacon, cheese and green onions. What makes this recipe so easy is that the filling can be made in advance, so it will only take a few minutes to pop these in the oven right before the movie starts. Find the recipe at Mom on Timeout.
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Cheesy Ranch Chex Mix
It may not look mind-blowing, but this easy snack is amazing. It’s loaded with tons of crunchy goodness including Goldfish, Cheez-It’s, mini-pretzels, oyster crackers and rice Chex paired with a delectable drizzle made with two whole sticks of butter, Ranch Seasoning and Worcester sauce to give it a kick. Find the recipe at The Novice Chef Blog.
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Zucchini Parmesan Crisps
Here’s a healthy snack that’s incredibly crunchy, crispy and addicting! And, the best part is only six simple ingredients are needed to make this “good for you” snack that’ll keep ’em coming back for more. Find the recipe at Damn Delicious.
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Baked Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges
This easy recipe for Baked Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges will blow you away with its simplicity and fantastic garlic, Italian herbs, and parmesan flavors! They need to be popped in the oven for 25-35 minutes, but they’re well worth the wait. Find the recipe at Creme de la Crumb.
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5-Ingredient White Queso Dip
Seriously… is there anyone who doesn’t love a great queso dip? This dip is ridiculously easy to make and comes together in just minutes. Just toss all the ingredients together and melt them slowly for a creamy dip that will be devoured in no time. Find the recipe at The Baking Fairy.
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Pigs in a Puff Pastry Blanket
Everyone loves the simple bite of pigs in a blanket, but when you put those mini dogs in a puff pastry, it takes these appetizers to a whole new level of deliciousness. Find the recipe at Foodie Crush.
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BBQ Chicken Bacon Pizza
If you’re on the hunt for a heartier snack for super hungry teens, you have to give this recipe a try! I’ve made this pizza dozens of times for my family, and it’s always a huge hit! The flavors are amazing and it’s easy to make. (Hint: I use store-bought Brooklyn Bred Pizza Crust and pre-heat the pizza pan/cookie sheet – SO delicious!)
Sweet and Salty Snack Board
Can’t decide what snacks to serve? Go with a snack board that’s filled to the brim with all your sweet and salty favorites. From yummy crackers and fruit to crunchy chips and sweet bites, any teenager would find this snack board irresistibly tempting. Find the how-to at Two Peas and Their Pod.
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Cheesy Mozzarella Garlic Bombs
Mini garlic bread bites slathered in buttery garlic goodness – these are a little too easy to pop in your mouth. And, the great thing about this recipe is that you probably have everything you need right in your pantry. Find the recipe at Damn Delicious.
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Cheesy Bacon Ranch Popcorn
Perfectly popped popcorn by itself is a great movie night treat, but when you add bacon and Ranch seasoning, you get a snack that’s downright amazing. Whip this popcorn recipe together with ingredients you have on hand and your teens will flip. Find the recipe at Moms Test Kitchen.
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Hot Loaded Baked Potato Dip
This recipe is a great alternative to potato skins, which are delicious, but also tons of work. Serve this easy dip with a side of fries and you’ll have all the amazing flavors of potato skins or a loaded baked potato without all the fuss. Find the recipe at Mom Endeavors.
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Oven-Baked Spicy Teriyaki Chicken Wings
These chicken wings have just the right blend of tangy flavor with a touch of kick. They’re so incredibly flavorful and delicious, you might have to make a double batch. Find the recipe at Butter Your Biscuit.
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These Caprese Bites are so freaking good! I made a big batch for a party and my kids ate half of them so I had to make another batch. You’d think teens wouldn’t like these, but they flipped. (My kids don’t love tomatoes so now I only put one tomato on the skewer and add a chunk of salami and cheese tortellini – they never last more than a few minutes.) Find the recipe at Delish.
Peanut Butter Cup Rice Crispy Treats
We all know how good Rice Crispy treats are, but when you add chocolate and peanut butter to the mix, you end up with a lip-smackin’ treat that’s just too hard to pass up. Make these 5-ingredient movie desserts and watch your teen (and all their friends) devour them. Find the recipe at 3 Boys and a Dog.