The Tastiest Padkos Ideas for your Holiday Roadtrip
If you’ve got a trip planned this weekend, there’s a good chance it means you’ll be driving there. Road journeys are great fun, but it does usually mean a long stretch of time with the all family members in a confined space. We’ve put together our favourite road trip snack recipes to keep tummies full and people happy. So while you play eye-spy for the hundredth time, snack on something tasty with our padkos ideas… it’s bound to make the trip whizz by!
Tasty Savoury Snacks
These tasty road trip snacks will keep your hanger at bay.
Green Eggs & Ham: Devilled Avocado Eggs with Crispy Parma Ham
These revamped Devilled Eggs filled with blitzed avocado and mayo, are not only insanely delicious but also a healthy road trip snack.
Oven-Baked Mashed Potato Bacon Cakes au Gratin
These Mashed Potato Bacon Cakes remind us of mini-pizzas but taste that more delicious.
Vegan Hot & Spicy Burger Jaffles with Coriander Sauce
Any and everyone will love these spicy Jaffles – vegan or not.
Frikadelles with Sweet & Spicy Dipping Sauces
No South African road trip is complete without Frikadelles. These nostalgic savoury snacks are everything and more!
Cheesy Pretzel Roll Sliders
Succulent wagyu beef patties hugged by pretzel roll buns – these burgers are guaranteed to give any farmstall a run for their money.
Chinese 5-Spice Beef Burger with Roasted Garlic-Miso Mayo
Treat the family to these flavourful Chinese 5-Spiced Beef Burgers – the Roasted Garlic-Miso Mayo adds a delicious garlicky punch, making them irresistible.
Báhn Mì Inspired Halloumi Sandwich
You can’t go wrong with this Vietnamese street food staple. It’s refreshing, tasty and filling.
Focaccia BLT with Avocado
Nothing quite hits the spot like a good ol’ BLT – we’ve added avo to ours because why not?
Mozzarella Pap & Ham Bombs with Perinaise
Early morning trip? Enjoy your pap on the go with these cheesy Pap and Ham Bombs.
Vetkoek Steak Sliders with Horseradish Mayo
The quintessential South African snack!
Herby Cheese Straws
Tuck into these golden brown straws of cheesy goodness.
Spinach, Lamb and Feta Gözleme
Gözleme is a savoury traditional Turkish flatbread, made of hand-rolled dough that is lightly brushed with butter and eggs. You can fill it with anything you like really and it’s so much tastier than a petrol station sandwich, trust us!
Chipotle, Pineapple and Honey Kebabs
These killer mini kebabs are sweet, spicy and the perfect road trip snack.
Nevermind making a regular sandwich, how about stuffing the loaf!
Boerewors Scotch Eggs
Take your Scotch eggs to delicious heights by encasing them with boerewors. A tasty and simple road trip snack.
Spinach, Red Pepper and Cheese Muffins
These savoury muffins are deliciously cheesy and we love that they’re vegetarian.
Leek & Goat’s Cheese Hand Pies
Hand pies are just the right size for roadside picnics and these classic flavour combinations give you bite-size enjoyment!
A delicious snack or platter idea for informal entertaining. Combine with a generous salad and you have a perfect lunch or dinner option.
Egg, Bacon & Cheese Breakfast Muffins
Make breakfast on the road an all-in-one affair. These cheesy bacon muffins have a whole egg baked into the centre, ideal for a quick and tasty pitstop. Delicious and filling!
Cheddar, Tomato & Red Onion Relish Sourdough Sarmies
Tomatoes are notorious for making sandwiches soggy; we solve that problem by making them into a delish tomato and red onion relish instead.
Spicy Korean Drumsticks
These drumsticks are the perfect filling bite for your lunchtime roadside stop and will also make for a tasty addition to a picnic when you reach your holiday destination.
Zesty Panko Fish Bites
These fish bites are light, tasty and the kids will love them.
Pea, Ricotta & Couscous Fritters with Lemon & Tahini Sauce
Delicious, crispy, little pea bites that are perfect road trip snack. Don’t even have to heat these bad boys up, they’re even delicious cold.
Roasted Masala-spiced Nuts
Curry-spiced roasted nuts are a great snack! We topped them over bruschetta and a dollop of guac, but on a road trip, the snacks are probably best alone. The perfect padkos idea.
You always need something sweet to get you to the end of the trip.
Cherry Crumble Bars
Sate your sweet tooth with these fruity and jammy crumble bars.
Carrot Cake Muffins with Lemon Cream Cheese Icing
These carrot cake muffins are insanely delicious and the perfect size for road-trip snacking.
Cappuccino Chocolate Chunk Muffins
These cappuccino and chocolate flavoured muffins have no right to be so darn tasty!
Perfectly brewed coffee sweetened with condensed milk – imagine those flavours infused into the most delicious cookies. This is the ideal treat for early morning road trips.
Polenta, Blueberry and Coconut Muffins
Deliciously moist and tasty muffins with sweet blueberries. The polenta adds a lovely bit of texture and makes this a filling muffin.
On The Road Horlicks Crunchies
An epic crunchie can save even the worst cup of garage coffee. Our version is hopped up with chocolate Horlicks for added awesomeness. The perfect start to a road trip adventure.
Chickpea Pecan Brownies
These tasty brownies are great as road trip snacks, with the added benefit of chickpeas for protein and no refined sugar. One of the best padkos ideas!
Date & Almond Butter Granola Bars
Tuck into these deliciously moreish granola bars packed with healthy fats to keep those blood sugars up for the long drive.
Homemade Fruit Gummies
A healthy alternative to sugary snacks.
Peanut Butter & Honey Rusks
Save these for your coffee break!
Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies
Something sweet to reward you after a long trip.
Giant Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate Drizzle
Don’t expect to have any left by the time you reach your destination!
Travelling with kids this holiday season? Check out our helpful tips for your journey.
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