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School holiday recipes

36 Recipes

Fun recipes to keep kids occupied over the break.

Cheeky chicken satay

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(5 ratings)
Food editor Barney begins his cooking with kids series- first off, Barney and his daugher Maisie make chicken skewers with peanut sauce
40 minutes
Easy

Strawberry milk pops

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(3 ratings)
Homemade ice lollies are healthier and cheaper than shop-bought. These are as creamy as ice cream but lower in fat
10 minutes
Easy

Strawberry tarts

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(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 minutes
Easy

Fruity ice-lolly pens

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

Easy strawberry ice cream

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(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 minutes
Easy

Courgette muffins

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

Wrap-your-own spring rolls

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(4 ratings)
A superhealthy recipe that's ideal for cooking with young children
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Frosted carrot squares

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

5 easy pizza toppings

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

Crackin’ cress heads

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

Chocolate truffle egg box

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(2 ratings)
Pop rich chocolate sweets rolled in nuts and cocoa in an empty egg box for an extra-special finish
25 minutes
Easy

Quick banana ice cream

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(15 ratings)
A no-churn ice cream that's low-fat, superhealthy and counts as one of your five-a-day
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Nutty caramel & choc sundaes

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(2 ratings)
Reach into your storecupboard and freezer to create this sumptuous ice cream medley with salted peanuts, biscuits and caramel
20 minutes
Easy

Baked dippy eggs

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(5 ratings)
This fun, easy recipe has been specially created for children aged 3-6 - so they can make you breakfast
40 minutes
Easy

Shredded Wheat nests

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(7 ratings)
A spin on traditional chocolate cornflake cakes, this version uses extra-fine strands of wheat for great texture
33 minutes
Easy

Alex's mega brownies

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(21 ratings)
Ten-year-old Alex from London shares this recipe for easy, really rich brownies
45 minutes
Easy

Chloe's pink tiramisu

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

Family meals: Easy fish cakes

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(3 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 minutes
Easy

Tuna & sweetcorn slice

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(12 ratings)
This easy budget supper uses ready-rolled pastry to make an open pie - experiment with your own toppings
35 minutes
Easy

Beef schnitzel

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

Toffee popcorn bark

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(13 ratings)
This simple chocolate slab broken into pieces is a crunchy and moreish snack, perfect for a kids party
15 minutes
Easy

Squished tomato pasta sauce

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(2 ratings)
Help kids aged 3-6 make their own superhealthy fresh tomato sauce to go with pasta
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Easy cheesy frittata

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(7 ratings)
This simple lunch dish is a great way of getting children aged 5-9 involved in the kitchen
45 minutes
Easy

Carla's Leek & cheese muffins

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(16 ratings)
Young Good Food reader Carla loves making up her own recipes, like these easy snacks that go brilliantly with soup
40 minutes
Easy

Chocolate brownie cake

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(326 ratings)
Get kids cooking at the weekend by baking this yummy brownie cake, much better than shop bought
45 minutes
Easy

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