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6 Salty Snacks Your Family Will Devour

06/25/2015 07:53 am ET | Updated Jun 25, 2016
Jennifer Segal

When you're craving something salty, resist the chips. These snacks are super satisfying and easy to make. Fair warning: you may find them highly addictive.

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This fun snack -- homemade popcorn tossed with garlic butter, Parmesan, oregano and red pepper flakes -- is adapted from Crazy Good Italian by D.C. Chef and Top Chef All-Stars runner-up Mike Isabella. It's insanely addictive (yes, crazy good) and will take family movie night to a whole new level. GET THE RECIPE

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This retro homemade snack mix is always a hit. The recipe makes a ton, which is perfect for keeping kids and their hungry friends happy all day long. GET THE RECIPE

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Refrigerator pickles are a great summer cooking project. All you do is slice the cucumbers into spears, cover them with a brine, tuck them in the fridge and they're ready to eat in 24 hours. GET THE RECIPE

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When you roast chickpeas at a high temperature, they become deliciously crisp on the outside and buttery on the inside. They're as addictive as French fries! GET THE RECIPE

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AKA "kale crack" because they are so addictive, these crispy chips are made from one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet. GET THE RECIPE

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Though they look like bread sticks, these crisp and flakey cheese straws are actually more akin to savory pie crust or pastry. It's impossible to eat just one. GET THE RECIPE