10 best snacks at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. From sweet to savory, these are must-try treats for your next trip to Disney. Learn where to find the best Dole whip floats, Mickey Mouse treats, Glow in the dark Pandora drinks, Lion King desserts and more.Disney magic is definitely the secret ingredient!

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Best Snacks To Try At Disney’s Animal Kingdom

If you’re planning a trip to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, you’re in for a treat. A lot of treats actually! Animal Kingdom snacks are some of the best in all the Disney parks.

We just got back from eating our way around Disney and I’m excited to share a few of my favorite foods and drinks to try at Animal Kingdom.

Animal Kingdom is our favorite Disney park! Whenever we travel to Orlando, I make sure we don’t miss this amazing park.

My family has made the best memories there. One of our best experiences was the Animal Kingdom After Hours, which I highly recommend if it’s available at the time you are reading this.

While we go for the rides, we can’t help but think all the amazing Disney treats at Animal Kingdom are the real attraction.

10 Best Snacks at Disney's Animal Kingdom
10 Best Snacks at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

What Are The Best Snacks To Try At Animal Kingdom?

Planning a visit to Disney’s Animal Kingdom and wondering what the best snacks you should try? Be sure to make plans to try the best snacks Animal Kingdom has to offer.

I recommend sampling all the sweet and salty snacks, decadent desserts, and refreshing drinks you can. Here are 10 must try Disney treats.

1. Colossal Disney Cinnamon Roll

Start the day at the park off right with a cup of coffee and a Colossal Mickey Cinnamon Roll. Find this Animal Kingdom treat in Africa at Creature Comforts and be sure to ask for it warmed up!

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The colossal Mickey Cinnamon Roll is one of the best Animal Kingdom Snacks

2. Cheetah Mocha Mousse

This Animal Kingdom treat is for chocolate lovers! This snack looks like a cupcake but is actually a baked brownie and cookie topped with a scoop of chocolate flavored mousse. Find this yummy dessert at Creature Comforts.

Cheetah Mocha Mousse Animal Kingdom Snacks
Cheetah Mocha Mousse is the best snack for chocolate lovers

3. Tiger Cupcake

Keep an eye on this tiger! There’s a surprise inside this innocent-looking cupcake. This cinnamon cake has a gooey apple pie center. Don’t miss this Animal Kingdom snack at Creature Comforts for a limited time.

Tiger Cupcake Animal Kingdom snacks

4. Dole Whip- With or Without A Rum Float

The pineapple Dole Whip is a well-known treat around the Disney parks. But did you know that you can order this treat with a rum float at Animal Kingdom? Stop by Tamu Tamu Refreshments and try a Pineapple Dole Whip coconut rum float.

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Stay refreshed with a Dole Whip Float Animal Kingdom favorite snack!

How to make a Disney Dole Whip

Can’t wait to get to Disney to try a Disney Dole Whip Float? Make this fabulous Disney Dole Whip Copycat Recipe at home!

Easy Pineapple Dole Whip – Disney Copycat Recipe
This pineapple Dole whip is a delicious Disney copycat recipe for Animal Kingdom's famous Frozen Dole Whip with rum.
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Easy Dole Whip - Disney Copycat Recipe

5. Simba Sunset

While you’re at Tamu Tamu Refreshments, don’t pass up the chance to try a Simba Sunset. A Simba Sunset is a Dole Whip Pineapple treat flavored with Watermelon, Strawberry, and Coconut-flavored syrups. It’s delicious!

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A Simba Sunset is an amazing Disney Dole Whip dessert to try at Animal Kingdom

6. Pulled Pork Jelly Doughnut Sandwich

When you are hungry for a little more than a light snack, head to Eight Spoon Cafe, a cute snack stand in Discovery Island, and order this jelly doughnut pulled pork sandwich! The bun is a sweet and sticky jelly doughnut. The pulled pork is savory perfection! This Disney snack is the perfect combination!

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A jelly doughnut pulled pork sandwich is a must-try snack at Animal Kingdom!

7. Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Pulled Pork

Here is a tasty pulled pork treat from Flame Tree Barbecue. This snack is creamy baked macaroni and cheese, topped with barbecued pulled pork. But there’s more! Crunchy onion rings and crisp coleslaw round out this delicious Animal Kingdom snack. Don’t miss it!

baked macaroni and cheese with pulled pork Animal Kingdom snack

8. Cinnamon Glazed Nuts

Walk by Drinkwallah in Africa and you’re sure to smell the sweet aroma of these warm cinnamon glazed nuts. Order either cinnamon glazed pecans or almonds- or both! Why not? This Animal Kingdom snack is the perfect pick me up treat in the afternoon.

Cinnamon Glazed Nuts Best Animal Kingdom Snacks

9. Night BlossOm Drink

When the Orlando temperatures start to heat up, head to Pongu Pongu in Pandora for another refreshing magical Disney treat. This fan favorite drink is made of layers of apple and pear limeade, then topped with passion fruit boba balls. Get a glow in the dark ice cube for extra magic!

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10. Lion King Dessert at Tiffins

After an amazing dinner at Tiffins Restaurant, I had to try the Lion King dessert. The entire thing is edible, right down to the white chocolate bar with a scene from the Lion King printed on it.

This elaborate dessert features a brownie topped with caramel mousse. Then it’s garnished with an array of goodies like white chocolate whipped cream, fresh berries, and a strawberry mango sauce. You must order this epic Animal Kingdom dessert!

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Don’t miss the Lion King dessert at Tiffins Restaurant

What Do You Think Is The Best Snack To Try At Disney’s Animal Kingdom?

What did I miss? As many times as I visit Animal Kingdom, I always feel like there are so many treats left to try. So I’ll always have another trip to plan. What is your favorite Animal Kingdom snack?

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Originally published on August 18, 2021. Last Updated on August 18, 2021 by Amy Locurto

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