Baking with Kids: Parents' Go-To Recipes

It's never too early to get your kids cooking, so minimize the mess with these sweet treats. They're just as fun to eat as they are to make!
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Kids Can Cook!

Baking with children can be fun, but, let's face it, very stressful. These easy and straightforward recipes are perfect to get your little ones in the kitchen!

Need a Boost

NO BAKEPESCATARIAN
No Bake Energy Bites
The Local Taste

A delicious, and simple recipe. Perfect for a snack or breakfast on the go!

Treat Yourself

GLUTEN-FREEBEGINNER
Peanut Butter Pretzel Rice Krispie Treats
Fork vs Spoon

Rice Krispie Treats, one of the greatest snacks of all time, have endless possibilities for alternate variations.

Sweet Snacking

PESCATARIANSOY-FREE
Sweet Potato Cookies
Live Eat Learn

A healthy cookie recipe that’s just as moist and delicious as your old favorites!

Froyo on the Go

GLUTEN-FREENO BAKE
Frozen Yogurt Cups
EnlightenedFoodie

With these great yogurt cups, all you need to do is change the shape of the treat and to the kids, it becomes something new and exciting again.

Crazy for Coconut

GLUTEN-FREENO BAKE
Coconut No-Bake Cookies
Get Inspired Everyday!

This reinvented, healthier, no-bake cookie recipe is as delicious as the old-school original!

May the Force be With You

SOY-FREEENTERTAINING
Yoda Matcha Sugar Cookies
SideChef

Get in the spirit for Star Wars with this reboot on a classic sugar cookie.

Give Me S'more

NO BAKESOY-FREE
Gazillionaire S'mores Shortbread
SideChef

The most decadent treat money can make.

Go Bananas

PREMIUM
CLASSICPESCATARIAN
Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
Jessica Gavin

Banana chocolate chip muffins are loaded with healthier ingredients in each serving.

I Lava You

EASYSOY-FREE
Peanut Butter Lava Cookies
Oh Bite It

Muffin pans aren't just for cupcakes. Here we use them to bake deliciously soft peanut butter-chocolate chunk cookies.

Back to Basics

WEEKEND PROJECTSOY-FREE
The Best Basic Chocolate Cake
SideChef

It doesn't get any easier than this! The Best Basic Chocolate Cake, ever.

Chocolate Lovers

COMFORT FOODMOTHERS' DAY
Easy Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting
Garlic & Zest

This chocolate cake is just enough to get you past that persistent chocolate craving niggling at the back of your head, without the commitment of a double layer cake.

Seeing Red

PESCATARIANSOY-FREE
Red Velvet Cupcakes
Sweet and Savory by Shinee

The BEST Red Velvet Cupcakes are a light cake with a beautiful red color and a slight chocolate flavor with a little tang from the buttermilk.

Keep it Simple

SOY-FREEENTERTAINING
The Best Basic Chocolate Cupcakes
SideChef

These Basic Chocolate Cupcakes are topped with Basic Chocolate Frosting and finished off with sprinkles. They couldn't be easier!

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