Turkey Day will go off without a hitch when you include dishes designed for a kid's picky palate. Try our recipes for childproof twists on Thanksgiving favorites -- that you'll enjoy too.
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Sweet potatoes can be a hard sell to the under-10 set. Try sweetening the superfood with orange peel and pumpkin-pie spice, then top with a crunchy layer of corn flakes, brown sugar, and pecans. You just might win a few converts.
Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie
We've heard of picky eaters not liking pie. But ice cream pie? Not possible. To make this twist on classic pumpkin pie, scoop chocolate chip ice cream onto a cooled graham cracker crust. Then spread a layer of vanilla ice cream -- punched up with canned pumpkin -- over the top and garnish with chocolate curls.
Roast Turkey Breast
A Thanksgiving truth: Kids like white meat best (good luck getting them to try any other parts). Make sure there's plenty to pass with this whole turkey breast, lightly flavored with lemon pepper and Italian seasoning.
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Crinkly Carrot Fries
If you've never bought the wisdom that french fries count as a vegetable, this recipe might change your mind. Slice carrots into 1/2-inch-wide sticks -- with a crinkle cutter, if possible. Toss with olive oil and salt. Bake until crisp.
Angel-Food Cake Roll
Cranberry sauce probably won't get much love from the kids at the dinner table, but you can sneak some of the Thanksgiving staple into their meal with this spongy Angel Food Cake Roll filled with an easy cranberry curd.
Applesauce Cake with Caramel Sauce
Use a Mom and kid favorite -- applesauce -- as a base for this sweet dessert, which you might offer as a yummy alternative to pumpkin pie. Garnished with caramel sauce, whipped cream, and pecans, this cake is a guaranteed scene-stealer.