I started cooking with my kids when they were quite young. Even if a toddler can't make an entire recipe on their own, they can do plenty to help prepare meals and snacks. Cooking with toddlers is a great way to bond, and learn simple concepts like measuring and counting. If you have multiple kids, then they can practice taking turns. You can also incorporate language skills into these toddler recipes as kids talk about what they are doing. These 15 Amazing Recipes for Toddlers are fun recipes for kids that they will love.
Why you'll love these recipes for toddlers
These recipes are designed to be easy and fool proof so kids can expereince success in the kitchen.
Anytime you are cooking, invite your toddler to help out in some small way. I have made all of these recipes with toddlers so it is possible to cook with toddlers and live to tell the tale!
Be sure to supervise children while they are helping in the kitchen.
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Easy Recipes for Toddlers
Homemade Mini Baked Donuts - What could be cuter than mini donuts? It is such fun for kids to make and decorate the donuts themselves.
Princess Toast - This Princess Toast would be wonderful to serve at a play date, and if you are having a princess party, this would perfect for the guests to make and eat!
Apple Pie Crescents - From beginning to end, toddlers can make this whole recipe!
Pepperoni Pizza Crescents - pizza is a toddler favorite and these kid size pizza crescents are great for toddlers to make.
Brazilian Cheesy Bread - This yummy bread is simple to make and kids love rolling the dough into balls.
Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods - another option that can be personalized in so many ways.
Apple Muffins Recipe - This Apple Muffins Recipe is a great way to use apples. The muffins are tasty and filling and this the perfect recipe to make with kids.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Crescents - Great recipe to make with kids. If you love PB&J sandwiches you will flip for these!
Muddy Buddies Recipe - not only is this a fun snack to make with a toddler, it is just fun to say.
Easy Homemade Butter - Toddlers are amazed as cream turns to butter.
Birthday Cake Popcorn - It's not only for birthdays! This is one of our favorite recipes for toddlers.
Easy Cheesy Crackers - if your toddler is a big fan of those store bought cheese crackers, make them yourself.
Fruit Filled Crescent Cups - Easier to make than you think!
Easy Garlic Bread Pizza - This Easy Garlic Bread Pizza is the perfect recipe to make with kids. With just four ingredients, and ten minutes of cook time, this Texas Toast Pizza will become a favorite in your house!
Soft Pretzels Recipe - make this carnival classic at home with your toddler. They love playing with the dough.
Easy Blueberry Muffins - a great way to get toddlers to eat fruit!
If you loved these recipes, check out these Kid Friendly Meals that are Easy to Make.
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