Kid-Friendly Recipes

Browse tasty recipes for kids (and picky adults). See photos plus helpful tips from parents who cook.

Community Picks

Two-Ingredient Snow Ice Cream

Rating: 4.5 stars 8
My mom used to tell us that back home they would eat snow with 'thick, sweet milk', which can be easily known as sweetened condensed milk. This recipe is easy and will be leaving you asking for more. Place a large bowl outside when snowing. If there is already a lot of snow, you can pick up the clean, fresh snow.

Old Fashioned Potato Cakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 243
These quick and easy potato cakes will have all the family members coming back for more. Just gather six simple ingredients for a tasty treat!

Easy Tuna Patties

Rating: 4.5 stars 565
Serve these crispy tuna patties as a simple appetizer or hot sandwich.

Kettle Corn

Rating: 4.5 stars 1530
A 3-ingredient recipe for sweet kettle corn, just like at the county fair!

Annie's Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips

Rating: 5 stars 4522
Easy to make, tasty fruit salsa and cinnamon tortilla chips. Great as an appetizer or a snack. Great for anytime!
By Allrecipes Member
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Natasha's Chicken Burgers

Rating: 5 stars 78
Easy and delicious! Add your favorite buns and fixings, or serve as-is.

Baked Honey Mustard Chicken

Rating: 4 stars 3044
Easy baked chicken full of flavor from a tangy-sweet honey mustard glaze.

Baked French Fries

Rating: 4.5 stars 1783
Baked French fries seasoned with lots of spices for a fantastic flavor!

Candied Almonds

Rating: 4.5 stars 438
Cook almonds with sugar, cinnamon, and water for a sweet, candied coating.

Chocolate Banana Muffins

Rating: 4.5 stars 115
Dial up on banana and chocolate flavor with this delicious muffin recipe!
By Allrecipes Member

Red, White, and Blueberry Fruit Salad

Rating: 5 stars 61
This is an easy, refreshing fruit salad recipe that's been in our family for years. We usually make it for our Fourth of July party, but it can be enjoyed all year long.

Strawberry Pie Filling

Rating: 4.5 stars 76
A quick, simple recipe to turn fresh strawberries into decadent filling.

Inspiration and Ideas

A Month's Worth of Kid-Friendly Dinners
Many of these recipes are so simple, your kids can help make dinner with you, so they'll appreciate it even more.
10 Chicken Dinners That Kids Love
Tempt them to the table with some of their favorites.
Chicken and Rice
Rating: 4 stars 77

Quickest thing going. Even my 12 year old son can make it in less than 15 minutes! Great for kids, big and small alike. Believe it or not, this dish is ready to eat in about 10 minutes! Delicious!