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School holiday recipes

37 Recipes

Fun recipes to keep kids occupied over the break.

Cheeky chicken satay

4.375

(14 ratings)

Food editor Barney begins his cooking with kids series- first off, Barney and his daugher Maisie make chicken skewers with peanut sauce
  • 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

Strawberry milk pops

4.8

(5 ratings)

Homemade ice lollies are healthier and cheaper than shop-bought. These are as creamy as ice cream but lower in fat
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Strawberry tarts

4.5

(2 ratings)

Get your kids in the kitchen to create these teatime treats, perfect for 8-14 year-olds to show off their cooking skills
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Fruity ice-lolly pens

0

(0 ratings)

Dip these fruity ice lollies in natural food colouring then encourage kids to start scribbling
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy strawberry ice cream

4

(4 ratings)

Children aged 3-6 can enjoy getting stuck in to making and eating this summery treat. Add your own toppings for extra fun
  • 6 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Courgette muffins

4.397725

(22 ratings)

Get kids busy in the kitchen with these scrummy courgette muffins, perfect for cooks aged between 8-14
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Frosted carrot squares

4.857145

(28 ratings)

Get kids aged 8-14 busy in the kitchen this weekend, making this classic teatime treat
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

5 easy pizza toppings

0

(0 ratings)

Knock up a quick dough base then choose one of these exciting toppings for an easy homemade Italian feast
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Crackin’ cress heads

0

(0 ratings)

Children will love these eggshells with living cress 'hair', a great table decoration for Sunday lunch
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate truffle egg box

5

(3 ratings)

Pop rich chocolate sweets rolled in nuts and cocoa in an empty egg box for an extra-special finish
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Quick banana ice cream

4.578945

(19 ratings)

A no-churn ice cream that's low-fat, superhealthy and counts as one of your five-a-day
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Nutty caramel & choc sundaes

4.5

(2 ratings)

Reach into your storecupboard and freezer to create this sumptuous ice cream medley with salted peanuts, biscuits and caramel
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Baked dippy eggs

4

(5 ratings)

This fun, easy recipe has been specially created for children aged 3-6 - so they can make you breakfast
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Shredded Wheat nests

4.875

(8 ratings)

A spin on traditional chocolate cornflake cakes, this version uses extra-fine strands of wheat for great texture
  • 33 mins
  • Easy

Alex's mega brownies

4.38

(25 ratings)

Ten-year-old Alex from London shares this recipe for easy, really rich brownies
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Chloe's pink tiramisu

0

(0 ratings)

A light, fruity, fresh, no-cook dish from 12-year-old Good Food reader Chloe
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Family meals: Easy fish cakes

4.375

(6 ratings)

These freezable and simple-to-make fish patties are ideal as a family meal or can be made and frozen individually as a quick last-minute kids supper, from toddlers to teens
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Tuna & sweetcorn slice

4.583335

(12 ratings)

This easy budget supper uses ready-rolled pastry to make an open pie - experiment with your own toppings
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Beef schnitzel

4.5

(5 ratings)

Junior Good Food readers, Olivia, Grace & Emma, share their child-friendly, pan-fried beef recipe...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Toffee popcorn bark

4.69643

(14 ratings)

This simple chocolate slab broken into pieces is a crunchy and moreish snack, perfect for a kids party
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Squished tomato pasta sauce

5

(2 ratings)

Help kids aged 3-6 make their own superhealthy fresh tomato sauce to go with pasta
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy cheesy frittata

4.67857

(7 ratings)

This simple lunch dish is a great way of getting children aged 5-9 involved in the kitchen
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Carla's Leek & cheese muffins

3.75

(16 ratings)

Young Good Food reader Carla loves making up her own recipes, like these easy snacks that go brilliantly with soup
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

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