With easy-to-follow instructions, this collection of recipes is specially designed for budding bakers and kid chefs. From terrific desserts and breads to delicious dinners, find a cooking project for your family.
This tempting recipe lets kids turn a favorite sandwich inside out.
Chock-full of pepperoni and cheese, this bread is rolled into a big log, baked, and then sliced into small rounds just right for dipping in marinara sauce.
One bite of this classic American dessert, and your child will know just how it got its name. Made without shortening, sponge cake is especially light and tender.
These pancake are comforting and filling. Try adding chopped nuts or dried fruit for a special treat.
Portable, personal, and peanut-buttery delicious, this muffin-cup brownie is perfect for lunches, bake sales, or parties. These bake even faster than the pan brownies, so, as with those, you'll want to be careful not to overbake them.
If your child hasn't heard of pierogi, tell him to think ravioli, Polish style.
Using just five ingredients, kids can prepare an authentic Asian snack.
If there's one yeast bread with the most kid appeal, it's monkey bread. Instead of plopping the kneaded dough into a regular loaf pan, you chop it into pieces and roll them into balls that are dipped in butter and sugar and piled into a Bundt pan.
This classic devil's food recipe makes a moist, rich cake perfect for a chocolate-lover's birthday party. Our kid testers found the batter easy to mix and particularly enjoyed stacking and frosting the cake layers.
These delicious holiday treats, whipped up from piecrust and seedless jam, are so easy to make, your little baker can do almost everything herself.
This recipe is a great way to show your child how to turn leftovers into a savory hot dish that's high on everyone's list of comfort foods: turkey potpie. THis one is made with plenty of broth to keep the meat and vegetables tender and moist.
No longer is it necessary to go to the local bakery for great-tasting cinnamon rolls made from scratch. With this recipe, you can bake a sweet and buttery batch that everyone will find irresistible.
The best French Toast is made from the densest bread. Challah, brioche, and sourdough are all good choices, but if all else fails, a premium sandwich bread can stand up to the task.
These Upside-Down biscuits, which soak up an orange glaze as they bake, are fancy enough for a holiday breakfast.
This egg roll-up may look difficult to make, but it's actually quite simple. The baked egg "sponge" is malleable and rolls up easily into an elegant dish.
These baked donuts don't require any messy frying, so little helpers can join in the fun.
With a shortbread crust, a cheesecakelike filling, and a delicately spiced apple topping, this elegant tart tastes divine and is a blast for kids to prepare. Our kid testers said arranging the apples in circles was "the best part."
Sweet and light, these scones can be gobbled up without any extra condiments, since the jam is baked right in.
Even very young children can make --and devour-- this easy, never-fail coffee cake.
According to our kid testers, smashing and mushing the cooked potatoes with an old-fashioned potato masher is the best part of making this classic side dish. For a garnish, top each cloud of mashed potatoes with a homemade herbed butter pat.
A frozen banana is the backbone of a good smoothie. I never toss out over-ripe bananas -- I just peel them and store them in a bag in the freezer.
Fry up a batch of these irresistible Asian-inspired appetizers.
No matter how you slice it, pizza rules. And although parlor pies are great, once in a while it's a real treat for kids to make one from scratch.
Filled with eggs, cream and bacon, quiche has been a popular dish for hundreds of years. What makes it such a particularly good recipe for aspiring chefs, besides the fact that it tastes great, is how versatile it is.
There's no mistaking the difference between packaged store-bought bagels and ones that are fresh-baked. So although it takes a little time, making a batch from scratch can be quite rewarding and fun.
This easy recipe teaches kids how to tenderize chicken for a delicious dinner of golden cutlets.
These delectable popovers are the perfect match to corn and potato chowder.
Made with buttermilk and baked in a rectangular pan, this tender cake will provide your child with a generous canvas for practicing decorating techniques.
Lemon Sponge Cake
Peanut Butter Cup Brownies
Chocolate Birthday Cake
Classic Jam Tarts
Best Turkey Potpie
Sweet Cinnamon Rolls
Maple French Toast
Baked Orange Donut Holes
Spiral Apple Tart
Dream-come-true Coffee Cake
Mashed Potato Clouds
Easy Egg Rolls
Bacon and Spinach Quiche
Bake Your Own Bagels
Quick Chicken Cutlets
Rainy Day Yellow Cake
You might also like