16 Famous French Snacks You’ll Appreciate Trying 

From crepes to macarons to eclairs, the list goes on for French snacks to enjoy!

French cuisine is the height of decadence, known for its confections, bakeries, wine, and a wide variety of cheeses.

Bitterballen dutch meat-based snack in white plate

Perhaps the key to enjoying such fat and carb-laden indulgences is the portion size. The French can eat bread, cheese, chocolate, and fried delicacies daily and guilt-free because they come in small servings.

A case in point is the long list of popular French snacks I will discuss below, many of which are bite-sized pastries, puffs, and fritters that are rich enough to satisfy you in one or two perfect bites.

Final Thoughts

Whether you’re looking for something sweet or savory, there’s bound to be a French snack to your liking. Moreover, you can enjoy all of the listed snacks from the comfort of your home by following the recipes.

Did we leave a popular French snack out of this list? Let us know in the comments below, and we’ll make sure to check it out!

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Written by Erin Elizabeth

Erin lives in East Passyunk and enjoys checking out the local restaurants in South Philly and beyond. Her favorite restaurants are those with spicy food and outdoor seating so that she can bring along her dog, Miss Piggy.