Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake or Cupcakes
These gluten-free, egg-free cupcakes from 201 Gluten-Free Recipes for Kids have a light, fluffy texture and pair well with either chocolate or vanilla frosting.
Peanut Butter & Jam Cups
These thumbprint cups are made with ingredients you probably already have on hand. Your little baker will love helping make the indention for the strawberry filling.
Applesauce Raisin Cookies
Applesauce takes the place of some of the fat in these sweet, chewy cookies that are perfect for an afterschool snack
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Mini Pear Crisps
This dessert is simple enough for a weeknight. Crunchy granola, chewy dates, and a drizzle of maple syrup top tender pears in a crisp that takes 30 minutes to make. Leave off the ice cream, or choose your favorite dairy-free variety.
These sweet nuggets are not your typical crunchy banana chips. Instead they retain a bit of chew, have lots of flavor, and pair perfectly with a creamy peanut butter and honey dip.
Quinoa Cranberry Cookies
You can feel good about your kids eating these cookies from Sweet Debbie's Organic Treats by Debbie Adler because quinoa is a complete, gluten-free protein.
Girl Scout Brownies
Samoas are one of the world's most beloved Girl Scout cookies. Of course, those delicious cookies are filled with allergens, not to mention hydrogenated fats and sugar. Debbie Adler put a healthier spin on this longtime fave and reincarnated it as a brownie in her book Sweet Debbie's Organic Treats.
(Almost) Everybody Can Eat' em Apple Muffins
These dairy-, egg-, and nut-free muffins are perfectly safe for sharing with almost everyone.
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Carrot Top Cupcakes
Your little bunnies will love these adorable carrot-topped cupcakes! The carrots are simple to make out of Circus Peanuts and green Twizzlers and add an adorable decoration to these tasty treats.
Apple Pie Pretzels
This quick recipe has plenty of kid-friendly steps, including mixing the dough, shaping the pretzels, and preparing and brushing on the egg wash.
Crispy Cereal Bars
These flavorful, nutrition-packed snacks are a wholesome alternative to store-bought granola bars.
Fruit Hand Pies
No plates or forks required! Purchased pie crusts make these hand pies a breeze, but make sure you're buying ones made without butter (most are dairy-free).
Watermelon Lime Ice Pops
Use a cupcake wrapper as a drip guard for these watermelon-lime pops.