Kid Friendly Recipes

For every kid who’s an adventurous eater, there’s a picky eater. We rounded up our sure-fire family favorites that are kid-tested so you can pull off making just one recipe for dinner…and feel confident everyone will love it.
Best homemade hummus in a white bowl
Easy Homemade Hummus
Overhead view of Oatmeal Raisin Cookies cooling on a rack.
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
A glass and pitcher of lemonade from scratch
Perfect Lemonade
Rice Pudding with cinnamon sprinkled on top in a bowl
Rice Pudding
Best Garlic Bread EVER on a round plate
Garlic Bread
Sweet potato fries on a baking sheet.
Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Salmon patties set on a plate with a dip and lemon.
Salmon Patties
Overhead view of a brownie in a white mug topped with ice cream.
Brownie in a Mug
Baked Apples
Baked Apples
Sloppy Joe
Best Ever Sloppy Joes
Homemade Applesauce
homemade mac and cheese
Creamy Baked Mac and Cheese
Two Glasses of Mango Lassi on Tray with Cubed Mango and Straws
Mango Lassi
Overhead view of blonde brownies scattered on a counter with a butter knife next to it
Classic Blondies
Tapioca Pudding
Tapioca Pudding
best oatmeal cookies
Grandma's Oatmeal Cookies
Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Chocolate-Covered Pretzels
Potato Bread
Homemade Potato Bread
Root Beer Float on Simply Recipes
Root Beer Float
The best popover recipe baked in a muffin tin.
Avocado Chicken Salad
Avocado Chicken Salad
Cheesy Bread
Cheesy Bread
Easy waffle recipe served on a round plate with maple syrup
Easy Buttermilk Waffles
Top view of a homemade king cake on a white plate. Forks and a green linen are to the left. A small plastic baby figurine is above as well as Mardi Gras beads
King Cake
Green Chicken Chili recipe made in the slow cooker
Easy Green Chicken Chili
Meatballs in a slow cooker filled with tomato sauce with a spoon lifting a meatball out of the sauce.
Slow Cooker Meatballs in Tomato Sauce
Mac and Cheese with Chicken
Easy Chicken Mac and Cheese
Fish Sticks Recipe for Kids
Crispy Panko Fish Sticks
Scooping Easy Cauliflower Bake out of a glass casserole dish.
Cheesy Baked Cauliflower
Stuffed Shells in a Casserole Dish with Some on a Serving Spoon
Stuffed Shells
Large Bowl of Cheese, Peppers, Salami, Olives, Chickpeas, and Lettuce for Italian Chopped Salad
Classic Chopped Italian Salad
Sheet Pan Granola Bark
Sheet Pan Granola Bark
Bowl of No Cook Tomato Sauce Pasta with a Fork
No-Cook Tomato Basil Pasta
Bowl of Fresh Corn Pasta with a Fork
Fresh Corn Pasta
Cedar Plank Salmon on a Grilling Plank Next to Herbs and Grilled Lemon Wedges
Cedar Plank Salmon
Sesame Soba Noodles in a Bowl Garnished with Spring Onions Next to Plate with Spring Onions and Seasoning and Another Plate with Slices of Radish
Sesame Soba Noodles
Chào Gá (Vietnamese Rice Porridge) in a Bowl Surrounded a Bowl of Sauce
Cháo Gà (Vietnamese Chicken and Rice Porridge)
Homemade French Fries Served with Ketchup
Homemade French Fries
Vanilla Custard in Pudding Jars Surrounded by Spoons and Berries
Vanilla Custard
Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes
Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes
Plantain Frittata with a Serving Cut Out in Cast Iron Skillet Surrounded by Rosemary and Kitchen Towel
Plantain Frittata
Beef Bulgogi
Easy Beef Bulgogi
Grilled Carrot Dogs with BBQ Mustard Paste
Grilled Carrot Dogs
Easy Grilled Gochujang Chicken Thighs
Easy Grilled Gochujang Chicken Thighs
Baked chicken meatballs with marinara sauce.
Baked Chicken Meatballs
Air Fryer Fish Sticks on a Plate with a Small Bowl of Tartar Sauce and a Lemon Slice. More Fish Sticks in Air Fryer Basin Next to Plate.
Air Fryer Fish Sticks
Smashed Tomato Pasta on a Serving Platter Next to a Block of Parmesan on a Plate
Smashed Tomato Pasta
Pizza bagel on a sheet pan.
Homemade Pizza Bagel
Easy beef kreplach in chicken broth with carrots and celery
Easy Beef Kreplach (Purim Dumplings)
Chicken caprese on a black plate.
Easy Chicken Caprese
Baked burrito casserole with lettuce and tomatoes.
Easy Burrito Casserole
Vegetarian mushroom stroganoff in skillet.
Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff
Penne and pepperoni casserole side view.
Pizza Casserole
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Veggie-lovers pizza sliced.
Veggie Pizza
Overhead view of sheet pan chicken thighs with tomatoes, potatoes, capers, and basil on a sheet pan.
Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken with Potatoes, Tomatoes, and Capers
Overhead view of extra flaky broccoli cheddar hand pies set on a platter.
Broccoli Cheddar Hand Pies
Sheet pan meatloaf dinner on a plate with broccoli and potatoes.
Sheet Pan Mini Meatloaves with Crispy Broccoli and Mustard Glazed Potatoes
Cast iron pizza with parmesan and basil.
Cast Iron Skillet Pizza
Overhead view of Korean pork and chives dumplings on a plate.
Mandu (Korean Dumplings)