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15 Tasty Treats

Make memories in the kitchen together!

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Inspire your budding chef and whip up some delicious memories with these easy-to-make recipes. Share photos of your kid’s tasty creations with #MyHighlightsKid on Instagram!
15 tasty treats

1. Cinnamon Baked Doughnuts 

Whip up a batch of these baked doughnuts for a healthy-ish take on traditional doughnuts. 

 Baked Cinnamon Doughnuts

 

 2. Chocolate-Cherry Mouse 

So cute, and so fun to make — dip cherries into chocolate for an adorable afternoon snack. 

 

Ever wonder how ice cream is made? Find out together with this simple step-by-step recipe. 

 

 

This goof-proof recipe is perfect for kids who love to bake — plenty of measuring and mixing. 

 

 

Choose your favorite frosting flavor and decorate these easy-to-make vanilla cupcakes together. 

 

 

Your little chef will love choosing colorful, healthy ingredients and tossing them into the blender. 

 

 

  7. Soft Pretzels 

Your child can twist pretzels into all kinds of wacky shapes to create their own edible works of art. 

 

 

This simple snack is ready in minutes and will have your kids giggling until the last smile is gone. 

 

 

  9. Salsa 

Spicy, sweet, or mild, these three salsa recipes are a tasty way for kids to practice measuring ingredients.  

 

 

10. Hummus 

This 10-minute homemade hummus is perfect for an afternoon snack or brown bag adventure. 

 

11. Banana Sushi 

Put that ripe bunch of bananas to good use with this unique recipe. (Use chopsticks for extra fun!) 

Fruity, refreshing, and so fun to decorate! They’ll love getting creative with these colorful toppings. 

 

 

Quick and easy to make, this recipe is a great choice for your little chef’s debut dessert! 

 

 

This toddler-friendly recipe combines everyone’s favorite flavor duo into a tasty frozen treat. 

 

 

All you need is a food processor and a few simple ingredients to make this dairy-free dessert. 

 

Looking for more ways to have some family fun? Check out The Book of Things to Do!