Recipes to Cook With Kids

A collection of step-by-step meals, snacks, treats, and more that you and your child can make together.

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Carrot Crisps

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Carrot Crisps

Tempt every bunny in your family with this wholesome twist on veggie chips.

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Shamrock Rolls

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Shamrock Rolls

With this hands-on recipe, lucky little bakers can put a new twist on a dinnertime favorite.

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Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

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Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

These super-moist squares let kids bake two tasty desserts in one.

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Chocolate-Mint Polka Dots

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Chocolate-Mint Polka Dots

This festive, four-ingredient treat makes a sweet, take-home gift for party guests.

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Cranberry-Jam Toasties

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Cranberry-Jam Toasties

Put young chefs to work on this holiday appetizer featuring sweet and savory flavors of the fall.

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Easy Pizza Dough

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Easy Pizza Dough

A food processor takes the effort out of making this perennial kid favorite.

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Apple Ring Pancakes

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Apple Ring Pancakes

A slice of fruit is hidden inside each of these scrumptious breakfast treats.

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Jam-Filled Scones

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Jam-Filled Scones

Let kids fill these scrumptious baked goodies with the flavor of summer berries.

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Strawberry Cake Roll

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Strawberry Cake Roll

This summery berry dessert runs circles around shortcake.

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Noodle Salad Spring Rolls

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Noodle Salad Spring Rolls

Kids can customize these Asian-inspired shrimp roll-ups with their favorite combination of fresh veggies.

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Pizza Frittata

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Pizza Frittata

Two classic Italian recipes combine in a dish fit for Easter brunch or a weeknight dinner.

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Green Bean Fries

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Green Bean Fries

These crunchy beans coated with Parmesan and panko are as addictively tasty as the french fries that inspired them.

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Cookies & Cream Fudge

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Cookies & Cream Fudge

Chocolate cookie pieces add tasty texture to each bite.

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Holiday Party Pops

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Holiday Party Pops

Flavored with sweet cranberries and toasted pecans, this twist on classic cheese balls is a hit with guests of all ages.

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Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey and Dumplings

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Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey and Dumplings

Transform post-holiday fare into a comforting stew the whole family will savor.

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Caramel Cream Fondue

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Caramel Cream Fondue

Flavored just like the classic bull's-eye candy, this homemade dip turns any fruit into a fun-to-eat treat.

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Animal Cracker Cookies

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Animal Cracker Cookies

Inspired by classic animal crackers, these bite-size cookies get their appealing flavor from a hint of honey.

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Sweet Dilly Pickles

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Sweet Dilly Pickles

A quick refrigerator brining method ensures these pickled veggies are extra-crunchy (no boiling water needed!).

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Banana Berry Sorbet

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Banana Berry Sorbet

No ice-cream machine is required for this summer cool-off treat. Plus, kids can customize it with their favorite flavors.

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Apple Pie Pretzels

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Apple Pie Pretzels

Sweet dried fruit and spicy cinnamon give a new twist to this version of the ballpark classic.

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Chocolate-Dipped Macaroon Pyramids

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Chocolate-Dipped Macaroon Pyramids

This hands-on recipe gives a classic coconut cookie (and Passover favorite) a yummy twist.

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Sweet Potato Patties

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Sweet Potato Patties

Mashed sweet potatoes play the starring role in these savory, panfried cakes.

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Crazy for Crepes

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Crazy for Crepes

Turn a weekend breakfast into a berry yummy event with this simple recipe for the classic French pancakes.

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Sesame Herb Crackers

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Sesame Herb Crackers

Put the kids in charge of holiday party snacks with this surprisingly simple recipe.

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Blockbuster Cookies

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Blockbuster Cookies

Two movie snack classics—popcorn and Raisinets—get top billing in these showstopping treats.

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Trail Mix Muffins

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Trail Mix Muffins

Our easy recipe lets you bake up a tasty breakfast you can enjoy at home or on the go.

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Carrot Cake Blondies

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Carrot Cake Blondies

These crowd-pleasing bars make a wholesome option for bake sales and lunch boxes.

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California Sushi Rolls

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California Sushi Rolls

If your kids are craving sushi for dinner, skip the Japanese restaurant and show them how to roll up a batch at home.

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Strawberry Meringue Clouds

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Strawberry Meringue Clouds

This unusual meringue dessert takes the idea of strawberry shortcake to new heights.

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Easy Cheesy Puff Pastry Snacks

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Easy Cheesy Puff Pastry Snacks

Using store-bought pastry, kids can roll up a fancy-looking snack with two delicious fillings.

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Over-the-Rainbow Pizza

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Over-the-Rainbow Pizza

This twist on a classic is colorful and customizable and teaches young chefs chopping skills.

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Creamsicle Fudge

Creamsicle Fudge

This no-melt dessert captures the essence of a familiar ice cream treat.

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