Recipes to Cook With Kids

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

Carrot Crisps

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

Joe Polillio
Joe Polillio

Shamrock Rolls

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

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Photograph by Joe Polillio

Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

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

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Photograph by Joe Polillio

Chocolate-Mint Polka Dots

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

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Photograph by Joe Polillio

Cranberry-Jam Toasties

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

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Photograph by Joe Polillio

Easy Pizza Dough

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

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Photograph by Joe Polillio

Apple Ring Pancakes

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

Photograph by Carl Tremblay
Photograph by Carl Tremblay

Jam-Filled Scones

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

Photograph by Kim Lowe
Photograph by Kim Lowe

Strawberry Cake Roll

This summery berry dessert runs circles around shortcake.

Photograph by Kim Lowe
Photograph by Kim Lowe

Noodle Salad Spring Rolls

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

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Photograph by Alexandra Grablewski

Pizza Frittata

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

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Photograph by Joe Pollilio

Green Bean Fries

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

Photograph by Alexandra Grablewski
Photograph by Alexandra Grablewski

Cookies & Cream Fudge

Chocolate cookie pieces add tasty texture to each bite.

Photograph by Raymond Hom
Photograph by Raymond Hom

Holiday Party Pops

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

Photograph by Raymond Hom
Photograph by Raymond Hom

Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey and Dumplings

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

Photograph by Ronnie Andren
Photograph by Ronnie Andren

Caramel Cream Fondue

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

Photograph by Carl Tremblay
Photograph by Carl Tremblay

Animal Cracker Cookies

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

Photograph by Carl Tremblay
Photograph by Carl Tremblay

Sweet Dilly Pickles

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

Photograph by Carl Tremblay
Photograph by Carl Tremblay

Banana Berry Sorbet

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

Photograph by Carl Tremblay
Photograph by Carl Tremblay

Apple Pie Pretzels

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

Photograph by Carl Tremblay
Photograph by Carl Tremblay

Chocolate-Dipped Macaroon Pyramids

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

Photograph by Carl Tremblay
Photograph by Carl Tremblay

Sweet Potato Patties

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

Photograph by Carl Tremblay
Photograph by Carl Tremblay

Crazy for Crepes

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

Photograph by Carl Tremblay
Photograph by Carl Tremblay

Sesame Herb Crackers

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

Photograph by Carl Tremblay
Photograph by Carl Tremblay

Blockbuster Cookies

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

Photograph by Carl Tremblay
Photograph by Carl Tremblay

Trail Mix Muffins

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

Photograph by Carl Tremblay
Photograph by Carl Tremblay

Carrot Cake Blondies

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

Photograph by Carl Tremblay
Photograph by Carl Tremblay

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.

Photograph by Bill Milne
Photograph by Bill Milne

Strawberry Meringue Clouds

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

Photograph by Bill Milne
Photograph by Bill Milne

Easy Cheesy Puff Pastry Snacks

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

Photograph by Joe Polillio
Photograph by Joe Polillio

Over-the-Rainbow Pizza

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

Creamsicle Fudge

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

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