Easy snacks for kids help keep children happy and parents happier knowing that too much time isn’t lost and their children are feeling great.

Macaroni and Cheese Snacks with Bell Peppers

Macaroni and cheese snacks with bell peppers make for a crisp and healthy snack everyone will enjoy!

Course Side Dish, Snack
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 box Annie's Homegrown Shells & White Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese
  • 20 sweet mini peppers assorted colors
  • 1 head broccoli


  1. Make Annie’s Shells & White Cheddar according to the instructions on the box.

  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Drizzle a little olive oil on a small baking sheet, then spread it around on the pan.

  3. In a medium bowl, add broccoli, olive oil, garlic, and salt to taste. Toss broccoli with a spoon until it’s completely coated.

  4. Pour broccoli on the prepared baking sheet, spreading out into an even layer. Scoop out any garlic & oil left in the bowl and sprinkle it over the broccoli until coated.

  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until broccoli is cooked through.

  6. Remove from oven and chop into small pieces.

  7. Wash off the mini bell peppers and dry.

  8. Cut off the stem of the bell pepper. Slice the bell pepper in half from the top down. Remove the seeds and the fibrous white filaments.

  9. Fill each bell pepper with the prepared Annie’s Shells & White Cheddar and top with chopped broccoli pieces.