Kid-Friendly Recipes

Browse tasty recipes for kids (and picky adults). See photos plus helpful tips from parents who cook.

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Two-Ingredient Snow Ice Cream

Rating: 4.5 stars 8
My mom used to tell us that back home they would eat snow with 'thick, sweet milk', which can be easily known as sweetened condensed milk. This recipe is easy and will be leaving you asking for more. Place a large bowl outside when snowing. If there is already a lot of snow, you can pick up the clean, fresh snow.

Old Fashioned Potato Cakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 246
These quick and easy potato cakes will have all the family members coming back for more. Just gather six simple ingredients for a tasty treat!

Kettle Corn

Rating: 4.5 stars 1533
A 3-ingredient recipe for sweet kettle corn, just like at the county fair!

Easy Tuna Patties

Rating: 4.5 stars 566
Serve these crispy tuna patties as a simple appetizer or hot sandwich.

Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs

Rating: 4.5 stars 802
These kabobs are tender, sweet, and delicious. They're easy to make and only require a few ingredients.

Annie's Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips

Rating: 5 stars 4522
Easy to make, tasty fruit salsa and cinnamon tortilla chips. Great as an appetizer or a snack. Great for anytime!
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Natasha's Chicken Burgers

Rating: 5 stars 78
Easy and delicious! Add your favorite buns and fixings, or serve as-is.

Baked Honey Mustard Chicken

Rating: 4 stars 3044
Easy baked chicken full of flavor from a tangy-sweet honey mustard glaze.

Salt Dough

Rating: 4.5 stars 37
This salt dough recipe is easy to make and uses just three ingredients.

Candied Almonds

Rating: 4.5 stars 438
Cook almonds with sugar, cinnamon, and water for a sweet, candied coating.

Baked French Fries

Rating: 4.5 stars 1783
Baked French fries seasoned with lots of spices for a fantastic flavor!

Red, White, and Blueberry Fruit Salad

Rating: 5 stars 61
This is an easy, refreshing fruit salad recipe that's been in our family for years. We usually make it for our Fourth of July party, but it can be enjoyed all year long.

Inspiration and Ideas

A Month's Worth of Kid-Friendly Dinners
Many of these recipes are so simple, your kids can help make dinner with you, so they'll appreciate it even more.
10 Chicken Dinners That Kids Love
Tempt them to the table with some of their favorites.
Grandma's Best Zucchini Bread
Rating: 4.5 stars 36

This top-secret family recipe for spicy, moist bread uses dates for a delicious change from ordinary zucchini bread. We like to spread warm slices with softened cream cheese for an extra-special treat!