Chocolate & hazelnut thumbprint cookies

Kids baking recipes

45 Recipes

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Chocolate & hazelnut thumbprint cookies

4.0625

(4 ratings)

The food processor does most of the work in this cookie recipe, but younger children will enjoy rolling the dough into balls and thumbprinting. Older kids can make them on their own
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Peach melba pop pies

0

(0 ratings)

These easy peasy pies are stuffed with flavour and are great fun for little fingers to decorate
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Cookie dough pizza

5

(1 rating)

We've seen pizza in all sorts of varieties, but this has to be our favourite. Top your cookie dough pizza base with any treats that take your fancy...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Mixed fruit tart

0

(0 ratings)

This tasty tart is a great introduction to pastry and gives budding young chefs a chance to flex their creative muscles as they decorate with vanilla mascarpone and a variety of berries
  • 1 hour
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Sticky upside-down banana cake

4.166665

(6 ratings)

Edd Kimber gives us an irresistible new take on the seventies classic. This stunning upside-down cake makes a great cooking project for teen cooks
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Moon cycle cupcakes

5

(1 rating)

Budding star gazers, bake your way through the moon cycle with our tasty chocolate cupcakes. Arrange them in the right order to make a gorgeous display and test your science skills
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

Planet cookies

0

(0 ratings)

Make a whole solar system from your kitchen with our super cute planet cookies! The baking and decorating will keep even the most energetic children busy over the half-term break
  • 1 hour and 42 mins
  • More effort

Carrot cake cookies

5

(4 ratings)

A universal favourite, in cookie form! Give your standard carrot cake an upgrade with these bite-sized, biscuity treats
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Black Forest brownies

5

(1 rating)

These easy-to-make, fudgy brownies, complete with retro decoration, marry a much-loved flavour pairing of cherry and chocolate
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Lemon curd & blueberry loaf cake

4.45548

(73 ratings)

Kids can help make this simple springtime treat - delicious with extra lemon curd and yogurt as a pud, or serve with a cuppa
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate chip hot cross buns

5

(3 ratings)

Kids can help make these alternative spiced Easter buns - the recipe helps with kneading, shaping, piping and division skills
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Flowerpot bread

5

(2 ratings)

Baking homemade bread is a chance for children to get involved in the kitchen, and flowerpots just add to the fun
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Sugar-free banana cake

4.3375

(20 ratings)

The natural sweetness of fruit and a drizzle of agave syrup means less added sugar is needed in this banana bread
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate jungle jam jar

5

(1 rating)

The base of these pots is a squidgy chocolate pudding. Add a layer of wild coconut grass, jelly snakes and chocolate trees for an edible jungle
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Little jam tarts

5

(4 ratings)

These simple favourites take just 30 minutes to make - get the kids to help
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Easy treacle sponge

4.558825

(17 ratings)

A simple baked version of this classic childhood pudding, with a zesty treacle sauce forming an irresistible puddle at the bottom
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Edible name place biscuits

5

(1 rating)

Finish off a beautifully laid table with these simple, mint-iced cookies - they're fun to make with the kids!
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Double ginger gingerbread men

3.77941

(51 ratings)

Even the smallest hands can help make these friendly little fellows made with a versatile gingerbread recipe
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Hot cross cookies

4.588235

(17 ratings)

Bored of buns? Try these cute cookies instead - sure to become a family favourite
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Peppermint candy biscuits

5

(1 rating)

These heart-shaped cookies with a crunchy mint filling are fun for children to make and give as a present
  • 37 mins
  • Easy

Lily’s lemon cupcakes

4.395835

(12 ratings)

Make lots, these will disappear fast says Good Food reader Lily, aged 5
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

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