64 Vegan Pantry Recipes; Kid Friendly Snacks & Desserts You Can Make From Your Pantry!

Vegan Pantry Recipes; Kid Friendly Snacks & Desserts You Can Make From Your Pantry!

In this article you will find vegan pantry recipes that you’re kids will actually eat! Healthy snack and dessert recipes that use pantry staples, in case you’re not able to get fresh produce or get groceries for a couple of weeks.

In case you’re over stuck home for a period of time; whether it be from a bad snow storm, living in the middle of nowhere (and being an introvert and loving staying home), or because of what is going on now, in 2020 with this pandemic.

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There are recipes you, and your kids, can make that are healthy, vegan, and made primarily from foods that are shelf-stable!

Honestly, in times like these it’s a good thing to be vegan; no having to worry about meat and dairy going bad.

We can always freeze, can, or preserve our fruits and veggies another way!

64 Vegan Pantry Recipes; Kid Friendly Snacks & Desserts You Can Make From Your Pantry!

Vegan Pantry Recipes; Kid Friendly Snacks & Desserts You Can Make From Your Pantry!

Kid Friendly Vegan Snacks from Pantry Staples

Kids love snacks, they provide energy, nutrients, and stop the ‘mom, I’m hungry’ annoyance!

Plus, most snacks kids can make themselves, maybe with a bit of guidance. It’s an activity for them to do when stuck home and ‘bored’.

Find plenty of vegan, pantry staple ingredient, snacks below!

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Photo from abakingjourney.com

These Refined-Sugar Free and Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls are not only Healthy and Guilt-Free Snacks, they also taste absolutely delicious. The perfect mix of Sweet and Salty, Soft and Crunchy!

Other (dessert-like) Energy Ball Recipes Your Can Make with Pantry Ingredients:

Easy Roasted Buffalo Chickpeas

Photo from marathonsandmotivation.com

These Easy Roasted Buffalo Chickpeas are a tasty, healthy treat! They contain all of the flavor of buffalo wings, but none of the fat. Serve these up at your game day party or enjoy them as an every day snack.

More Savory Chickpea Recipes:

Peanut Butter Snack Squares

Photo from sevenroses.com

Peanut Butter Snack Squares: an easy, protein-packed and delicious snack to eat at any time of the day – for a dose of nutritious energy.

More Vegan Snack Square Recipes (from the pantry!


Oat bites are perfect for lunchboxes and/or snacking because you can pack in several superfoods like pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, and chia seeds in a perfectly portable way. Easy enough my two-year-old can help put them together.

More Vegan Energy Bite Recipes (With Oats) from the Pantry!

Air Fried Chickpeas

Photo from recipethis.com

This is Samantha’s (recipe creator) 3 year olds favourite air fryer snack. He preps these chickpeas himself and they are easy to season too. Just stock up on canned chickpeas.

More Savory Chickpea Snack Recipes

Energy Bites

Classic energy bites with chocolate chips and oats, in a white bowl and some out of bowl.
Photo from stresslessbehealthy.com

Have your kids help you with these easy to make energy bites. There is not a single thing even a toddler can’t do to make these! (Well, besides maybe measure out the ingredients!)

More Vegan Energy Bites Recipes:

Vegan Desserts That’ll Save Your Day (made only from Vegan Pantry Basics)

Desserts may not be necessary to survive when stuck at home and left to live on pantry staples; but they sure do help with staying sane and still enjoying life!

People now love desserts, and we can learn a thing or two from those who lived through the Great Depression and still celebrating birthdays with desserts kids love, from cheap ingredients they may have easily been able to find in their pantries! Like the first recipe below.

Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Chickpea Cookies stacked on a white plate with a bite out of the top one, with melty chocolate.

These chickpea cookies aren’t only a hit with the kids, but they are gluten free (as they contain no flour), and they can be made from pantry staples! The only things my little kids can’t do while making them is use the food processor or oven.

More Vegan Cookie Recipes with Ingredients from the Pantry:


Photo from abakingjourney.com

Whether you are looking for a delicious all-day sweet treat, a bite to enjoy before and after a work-out or a quick energy snack, these Vegan, Gluten-Free and Healthy No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies made with no refined sugar will be the ones for you! 

More Vegan Cookie Recipes …Made from the Pantry

Chocolate Wacky Cake

Chocolate Wacky Cake is the easiest scratch cake you will ever make! (No eggs, no milk, no butter, no clean-up.) Made exclusively with pantry staples, this surprisingly moist, delicious snack cake mixes up in a jiffy, right in the pan!  (Bonus: ask your kids to make it to keep them entertained, learning life skills, and have a delicious result that encourages them to keep making food!)

More Vegan Cake Recipes from Pantry Ingredients:

Cookie Dough Cream Pie Recipe Low Carb Vegan

This vegan cookie dough cheesecake is the perfect kid friendly dessert using non perishable pantry items. With ingredients such as almond butter and canned coconut cream.

More Vegan Pie Recipes from your Pantry:

Healthy Edible Cookie Dough

Photo from marathonsandmotivation.com

This Healthy Edible Cookie Dough recipe is quick and easy to make. It is vegan and gluten-free making it a fun and allergy friendly treat for everyone to enjoy! (Just avoid the toppings, other than the walnuts, for a super healthy treat!)

More Vegan (Edible) Cookie Dough Recipes, Ingredients from your Pantry:

Make-ahead chocolate peanut butter rice bars

Photo from sevenroses.com

These make-ahead Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Bars will become your secret weapon that makes snack time feel totally doable even on the busiest of days

More Vegan Dessert Bars Made From Pantry Staples:

Vegan Pantry Staples

Sure, living off of pantry staples is no health nut’s first choice (fresh fruits and veggies are!).

But, living off of pantry staples is certainly doable and doesn’t have to be plain and boring, or no fun snacks and desserts for us and the kids, even if we are vegan!

The recipes make it clear; we don’t have to sacrifice taste, or even favorite treats, due to living off of pantry staples!

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