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The Essential Snacks to Buy in 2022

Have you seen the snack aisles lately? This category could have easily been three times as big, but we wanted to keep this list the essentials. And, yes, snacks are essential — whether you’re entertaining family and friends or just want something to munch on mid-morning and again mid-afternoon.

We spent months tasting through this category (tough job, we know) to narrow it down to the 10 Kitchn Essential snacks. Here are the salty, sweet, savory, and smoky picks that made the cut.

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