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Little Cooks: Fun and easy recipes to make with your kids

Little Cooks: Fun and easy recipes to make with your kids

ISBN: 1616285443

Title: Little Cooks: Fun and easy recipes to make with your kids

Author: Erin Quon,Tatum Quon

KDL Description:


A collection of simple, lighthearted recipes designed to be jointly prepared by parents and children places an emphasis on fun and wholesome nutrition and includes a variety of options encompassing snacks, meals and desserts. Co-written by the award-winning author of Chocolate Obsession.

Amazon Description:

Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, or dinner, these yummy, whimsical, and easy-to-make recipes will encourage kids and parents get in the kitchen and have fun cooking together. Written for both kids and adults, and filled with colorful photos and illustrations, each recipe is easy to follow along.

Filled with delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes and lots of ideas for making wholesome food fun, this colorful cookbook encourages kids to get creative in the kitchen and start cooking. Each recipe features steps written just for kids so they can follow along with a little help from mom or dad. Whimsical illustrations and colorful photos grab their attention and keep them engaged.

Recipes for home-spun breakfasts, snacks, suppers, and desserts will have kids wanting to be in the kitchen cooking time and time again. Throughout the book, a handful of recipes are followed by an idea spread, showing easy ways to make food more fun, such as turning French toast into alphabet sandwiches or making cheese sticks out of pizza dough.

Cooking with kids is not only a great way for families to spend time together, it also teaches kids about food and entices them to try new flavors.

chapter 1: rise & shine
breakfast pinwheels
waffles with strawberry sauce
little frittatas
french toast bites with blueberry sauce
crunchy cranberry muffin tops
yogurt sundaes
silver-dollar pancake stacks
buttermilk biscuits with jam
cheesy bacon popovers
breakfast “BLT” triangles

chapter 2: snacktime
sweet-n-salty popcorn bags
pizza kabobs
grilled cheese sticks with tomato soup dip
apple–peanut butter pizzas
hummus & veggie cones
orange-yogurt pops
granola bites
edamame snack

chapter 3: supper
mini burgers with sweet potato fries
BLT salad
pizza party
crispy chicken bites
creamy corn chowder
homemade fish sticks with tartar sauce
classic beef tacos
chicken chow mein
spaghetti & meatballs
chicken potpies
cheese ravioli with cherry tomatoes

chapter 4: sweets
inside-out apple crisp
chocolate–peanut butter brownies
strawberry puddings
snowball cupcakes
cookie flower pops
lemony berry bars
fruity turnovers
ice cream bonbons