Kid-Friendly Recipes

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  • 7 Layer Bars with Peanut Butter and Pretzels
    4 hrs, 20 min
    These Peanut Butter Pretzel Magic Bars are a MUST for your next party! Think: Super Bowl, office party, or birthday. They have a pretzel crust with layers of peanut butter, chocolate, coconut, and sweetened condensed milk topped with more pretzels.
  • Garlic Butter Steak Bites
    25 min
    These Garlic Herb Steak Bites can be whatever you want. Appetizer? Serve them with toothpicks. Dinner entrée? Serve them with rice or potatoes! Kids love 'em, too!
  • How to cook mozzarella sticks in air fryer
    13 min
    Vegetarian
    Mozzarella sticks in the air fryer! We figured out the secret! They are delicious, not hard at all to make, and so much better than their freezer section counterparts.
  • Skillet chicken and rice with peas
    45 min
    Gluten-Free, Healthy
    This Skillet Chicken and Rice is a classic one-pot meal, perfect for a weeknight and totally kid-friendly. Serve it on its own or with a salad, and dinner is done!
  • 12 Kid-Friendly Recipes to Make on Summer Vacation
    How to stop kids from saying "I'm bored" 4,829 times a day this summer? Get in the kitchen! Here are 12 recipes that kids will love to make AND eat.
  • Ground Beef Meatloaf
    1 hr, 30 min
    Tangy, garlicky, and savory—this Greek meatloaf gets flavor boosts from spinach, feta and pomegranate molasses, a common ingredient in Mediterranean food.
  • Homemade S’mores Ice Cream Recipe - scoops of ice cream in small bowls on a silver tray
    4 hrs, 40 min
    S'mores Ice Cream celebrates summer in all the best ways. Slightly charred, ooey-gooey, melted marshmallows swirled into a rich vanilla ice cream with chocolate and graham crackers. Get ready to eat the perfect summertime treat!
  • Mac and Cheese Add-Ins - mac and cheese in bowl with basil leaves and breadcrumbs on top
    25 min
    Vegetarian
    This mac and cheese with fresh basil and artichokes takes the classic to new heights! The sauce is infused with basil and made with a blend of melted cheeses. No roux! (P.S. Your kids will love this, too!)
  • Dips vegetables fruit and olives for mediterranean mezze platter
    20 min
    Healthy, Vegetarian
    A mezze platter is an easy, fun, and family-friendly dinner! Use the ingredients listed as a starting point, with room to swap in other dips, vegetables, or fruits depending on what’s in season and what you have on hand.
  • Meatloaf Bites Baked in Oven
    45 min
    Check out these BBQ Meatloaf Bites! Foods in miniature tend to go over well with kids, and our Eat Your Food! columnist Nick Evans found that to be true with these mini meatloaf bites baked in muffin tins. (We bet grown-ups will like them, too!)
  • Looking to make healthy morning smoothies more of a routine at home? Let us introduce you to our favorite morning meal plan hack: the individual smoothie pack!
  • Fish Sticks Recipe for Kids
    30 min
    Hello, homemade Panko Fish Sticks! Say goodbye to soggy fish sticks from the freezer! These fish sticks are ready for the table in about 30 minutes and are sure to please the whole family.
  • Best Add-Ins for Mac and Cheese
    Macaroni and cheese is the ultimate blank slate and delicious as is. Sometimes, though, you want to gussy it up a bit. Mac and cheese is happy to oblige.
  • Banana Bread with Peanut Butter
    1 hr, 10 min
    Oooh, yes! This Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Bread is the best of all possible worlds! This riff on classic Banana Bread is so good, the whole loaf will be gone before you know it.
  • Golden garlic butter pretzels recipe
    1 hr, 50 min
    These Mini Butter Garlic Pretzels are the perfect snacking size! Serve them piled high for a game day snack or alongside pasta instead of garlic bread. Crazy good!
  • Baked Ranch Pork Chop Recipe
    1 hr, 10 min
    Sheet pan dinners are lifesavers, and this recipe for Sheet Pan Ranch Pork Chops comes with a bonus: the seasoning mix is also great for homemade dressing or flavoring other meals!
  • Red Velvet Cookies with White Chocolate Chips
    28 min
    Red velvet cake in cookie form—that's what you've got here with these Red Velvet Cookies! Cream cheese and white chocolate chips lend tanginess and sweetness to every bite.
  • Chicken freezer burritos with jalapeno avocado
    40 min
    Chicken Freezer Burritos are your answer to a quick, family-friendly weeknight meal! They're easy to make and delicious (when reheated correctly!). Here's everything you need to know about how to make freezer burritos you'll actually want to eat!

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