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Kids' picnic recipes

37 Recipes

Planning a family picnic? Children will love making these sweet and savoury treats in preparation for the big day out.

5

(1 rating)

You can use any dried fruit, nuts or biscuits in these tasty chocolate chunks. Pineapple and mango gives them a lovely fruity twist
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

5

(2 ratings)

A low-fat, healthy snack with chicken, tomatoes and cucumber under 150 calories, and it takes just minutes to prepare
  • 2 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

5

(9 ratings)

This hearty vegan salad is 4 of your 5-a-day, rich in folate, fibre and vitamin C, plus it has lots of interesting flavours and textures
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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(0 ratings)

A crisp, short pastry base and a pancetta, cherry tomato and parmesan filling make these perfectly portable tartlets ideal for picnics and summer days out
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • More effort

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(0 ratings)

We've given the classic sausage roll a makeover by using spicy chorizo in the filling. Perfectly portable picnic treats!...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

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This jar salad trend is a keeper! The dressing stays at the bottom of the container, and the leafy greens remain fresh and crisp until you're ready to serve...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

4.583335

(6 ratings)

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

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(0 ratings)

We've taken everything we love about a Bakewell tart and added an American twist with peanut butter and jam or 'jelly' as they call it stateside!...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

4.6875

(4 ratings)

These savoury brunch beauties can be made ahead of time and warmed up when you're ready to serve. Top with lashings of butter...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

5

(2 ratings)

Use super-ripe avocados in this savoury bake, topped with crumbly cheese, sweet potato chunks and a scattering of mixed seeds
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

5

(4 ratings)

A great recipe for kids to assemble - fully load a ciabatta loaf with favourites like prosciutto, artichokes, peppers, spinach and mozzarella
  • 28 mins
  • Easy

4.8

(5 ratings)

The traditional combination of pork bangers and flaky pastry will never get old - this version has a chutney filling
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

5

(8 ratings)

Get nostalgic for childhood picnics with these springtime homemade pasties
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Mix up a jug of this refreshing, still, cloudy lemonade made from zingy lemons and plump raspberries
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

3.75

(1 rating)

A child-friendly take on pasta alla genovese. Kids can help make the green sauce and toss the whole mix together
  • 31 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

2.1875

(4 ratings)

This sticky traditional golden syrup pudding is given the traybake treatment. Slice into bars and serve at a party or picnic
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

4.59412

(85 ratings)

This moist and fruity cake is a great way to get kids to eat fruit, you may have trouble stopping them!
  • 2 hours
  • Easy

5

(1 rating)

The fillings for your sandwiches are baked into the bread, making this an easy veggie picnic option that won't go soggy...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

4.46154

(13 ratings)

With this easy-to-follow recipe your kids can treat you to breakfast... get printing off copies now
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

1

(1 rating)

Kids won't eat garlic? Try this houmous recipe - it's ready in 15 minutes
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

3.906975

(43 ratings)

Get the kids to help make these yummy muffins, perfect for lunchboxes
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

4.46875

(48 ratings)

Get the kids cooking with this simple coleslaw - they'll be keen to eat it if they've helped out
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

5

(2 ratings)

Teach your kids some pastry skills - and provide a lunchbox filler - with this recipe from CBeebies 'i can cook'
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

4.88889

(9 ratings)

A step-by-step recipe for kids from CBeebies series 'i can cook'- the roll contains peppers and chilli and teaches pastry skills
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

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