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Kids' meal/party

  • Cauliflower tots
    Recipe

    Cheesy Cauliflower “Tater” Tots

    These tasty tots can be served as an appetizer. Swap gluten-free panko for regular panko, if you like.

  • Malted White Chocolate Streusel Bars
    Recipe

    Malted White Chocolate Streusel Bars

    This chewy bar cookie is like a cross between blondies and a coffee cake spiked with white chocolate. Finely chopped white chocolate melts to give the batter a fudgy richness,…

  • apple-raisin pockets
    Recipe

    Apple-Raisin Pizza Pockets

    This easy 5-ingredient snack puts warm apple-raisin goodness in your hands lighting-fast.

  • Recipe

    Nut-Free Trail Mix

    Need a nut-free school snack? This quick trail mix fits the bill. Sunflower and pumpkin seeds and crunchy roasted chickpeas lend the crunch (and sustaining protein) usually provided by nuts,…

  • Recipe

    No-Bake Carrot Cake Energy Bites

    These quick no-bake bites are a healthy alternative to cookies for an afternoon snack.

  • Recipe

    Blackberry, Bacon, and Brie Grilled Cheese

    Grilled cheese is a year-round favorite, but the blackberry preserves in this one give it a fruity spin.

  • Recipe

    Roasted Honey-Mustard Chicken Legs

    This not-too-sweet chicken will please adults and kids alike. The slits in the chicken help it to cook faster and more evenly and also make it look dramatic. Pair it…

  • crisp chicken tenders
    Recipe

    Crisp Baked Chicken Tenderloins

    Umami-packed miso adds depth of flavor to these chicken “fingers,” making them a favorite for kids and adults alike. The secret to a crisp coating without frying is to toast…

  • banana cream pie
    Recipe

    Old-School Banana Cream Pie

    A layer of firm-ripe bananas hides under rich vanilla pudding and a mound of whipped cream. Classic. We've garnished it with peanuts, but you can omit them if you prefer.

  • Recipe

    Old-School Chocolate Cream Pie

    Flaky crust? Check. Chocolate pudding? Check. Heaps of whipped cream? Check. A sprinkling of chocolate curls or shards on top makes a nice contrast to the whipped cream.

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