Sometimes I hate kids’ cookbooks. Because then my kids are going to want to get in the kitchen, make a mess, and all that goes with it. But at the same time, I love the confidence boost they get from cooking or baking. That confidence boost is going to show outside the kitchen too.
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You do not have to make everything in a cookbook. For one, you might not like everything they are making. You might have allergies and can’t make something. It doesn’t mean that cookbook is wasted on your family.
Make it work for you, use a cookbook as inspiration for cooking or baking with your kids.
I love the confidence boost they get from cooking or baking. It's going to show everywhere. These kids' cookbooks are a great place to start.
Over 75 kid-tested, kid-approved recipes and experiments teach young chefs about the fun and fascinating science of food.
Get your kids in the kitchen doing something they’ll love with this fun and easily updated cookbook, perfect for all ages!
The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs, America's Test Kitchen, and an army of kid recipe testers, this awesome new cooking collection will get 5 to 8-year-olds (and their grown-ups!) into the kitchen doing fun food projects together!
Help kids ages 8 to 12 learn to cook their favorite dishes―and discover new ones!
Help kids develop their cooking know-how as they make tasty, wholesome meals the whole family can share. With easy-to-make recipes―approved by both kids and grown-ups!
Want to make your own soft pretzels? Or wow your friends with homemade empanadas? What about creating a showstopping pie? Maybe some chewy brownies after school? From breakfast to bread, from cookies to cakes (yes, even cupcakes!), learn to bake it all here. You can do this, and it's fun!
The ultimate kids' cookbook for beginner bakers, from the editors of America's #1 food magazine and bestselling authors of The Big, Fun Kids Cookbook.
Make every day special with an easy and exciting recipe, whether it’s the first day of school, a big birthday, or just a lazy Sunday.
Want to bake the most-awesome-ever cupcakes? Or surprise your family with breakfast tacos on Sunday morning? Looking for a quick snack after school? Or maybe something special for a sleepover? It's all here. Learn to cook like a pro―it's easier than you think.
It’s the ultimate kids' cookbook from America’s #1 food magazine: 150+ fun, easy recipes for young cooks, plus bonus games and food trivia!
Getting kids in the kitchen doesn’t have to be scary or dangerous when you are teaching them how to do things properly. My kids love getting in the kitchen and helping Blake or myself while we are cooking supper or baking something. We have been working on getting them in the kitchen more and more, giving them more to try and do.
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