Kid Chef Recipes

Looking for recipes that kids can cook themselves? Allrecipes has more than 480 recipes for kid chefs, complete with ratings, reviews and serving tips.

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Peanut Butter Hot Dogs

Rating: 4.5 stars 31
This recipe couldn't be quicker or tastier, plus, it's easy to make and fun to eat! I usually dress it up by using cinnamon-raisin peanut butter.
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Delicious Bread

Rating: 4 stars 35
This bread is wonderful when served with spaghetti or lasagna. It's also easy for kids to prepare.
By CHRIS LANGE

The Best Veggie Sandwich

Rating: 4.5 stars 141
A local restaurant used to serve a version of this sandwich but when they discontinued it, I experimented and made it better with the addition of dry roasted sesame seeds and using English Muffins instead of whole wheat bread. Garnish each with a black olive, if desired.
By DEBBIEWALTER

Mint and Fruit Smoothie

Rating: 4.5 stars 17
This quick, frosty blender recipe has a thick texture, beautiful colors, and a fruity, mojito-like taste.

Raspberry Squares for Junior Chefs

Rating: 4.5 stars 8
These yummy squares are fun and easy to make. Kids will enjoy using their hands to mix the ingredients!

Merrick's PBJ n' Banana Burritos

Rating: 4.5 stars 25
A quick n' healthy after school snack that kids can make on their own. Invented by my 8-year old son, Merrick. Don't forget a napkin cuz it is very, very sticky and yummy.

Hot Dog Men

Rating: 4.5 stars 57
A quick and easy meal that kids love! My mom made them for me when I was a kid, now I make them for my daughter.

EZ Pizza for Kids

Rating: 4 stars 13
This is a simple, quick, kid-favorite pizza meal that the kids can even help prepare!

Kid's Favorite Meatballs

Rating: 4 stars 37
Very easy - perfect for young cooks. So delicious, even the kids will love it! This dish goes very well with garlic mashed potatoes and a vegetable side dish. For a shortcut, I use frozen pre-cut peppers and onions.
By JENNIFER_MERKEL

EZ Kid's Potato Salad

Rating: 4 stars 13
This is a super quick and easy recipe kids love. It was always a hit with both moms and kids at my playgroups and potluck luncheons. It also makes a great sidedish with hotdogs.
By dsmithtexas

Banana Wake-Up Bars

Rating: 4 stars 95
These are soft, simple, but delicious, bars made with yummy ingredients. They're always a big hit when I make them for my friends and bring them to school.

Garlic Butter

Rating: 4.5 stars 1071
Sometimes the basics are the best! I've used this simple recipe for years to make garlic bread, and any leftovers go great on barbequed steaks, pasta, rice or potatoes. You can use any butter or margarine you like. Also, fresh or minced garlic in a jar works well. Adjust the amount of garlic to your taste.
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Rating: Unrated 4558
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Original Nestle® Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies
Rating: 4.5 stars 479

This famous classic American cookie is a treat no matter what the age or occasion. Enjoy it with a glass of cold milk.