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Kids’ cooking recipes

Get fussy little eaters into the kitchen and turn them into little chefs with our easy and fun cooking projects. They'll love tasting their handiwork, too!

14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Use tortilla wraps and a muffin tin to make individually portioned egg, salami and tomato bites - ideal for lunch boxes or picnics

25 mins
Easy
16 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

This speedy, Asian-inspired chicken recipe is easy enough for kids to help cook - they'll love eating it, too!

45 mins
Easy
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13 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make these sweet iced letters and numbers with your kids during school holidays. They'll have fun making them and then devour them once ready

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Get little hands to help grate the carrots and beetroot and mix with mature cheddar to fill these vegetarian pastry rolls

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Get the kids in the kitchen to make this simple side dish - pop any extra garlic butter into the fridge or freezer for a busy weeknight

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These baked, breadcrumbed chunks of chicken thigh make delicious bite-sized nuggets - perfect with oven chips

30 mins
Easy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make for kids and big kids, too! These banana lollies with chocolate, hundreds and thousands and strawberries are great for a party or after-school treat

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
79 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These easy steamed fish parcels with Japanese seasoning are an ideal way to get kids in the kitchen

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Kids can help prepare this roast complete with carrots and potatoes, plus assist in making the lemony gravy to serve on the side.

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Kids can help with this Japanese dish. They can help cook the sticky rice and then roll and assemble the pieces with their preferred ingredients

55 mins
Easy
27 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

BBC Good Food magazine food editor Barney adapts this classic sausage recipe to cook with his daughter Maisie

55 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Kids can help make these savoury pancakes, created as part of our Maisie Makes series. Top with creamy cheese sauce and bake in rolls

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
71 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This recipe is part of Food Editor Barney's 'cooking with kids' series. Here, Barney and his daughter Maisie make chicken skewers with peanut sauce

40 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Teach children rolling and shaping skills with these beef patties from CBeebies' 'i can cook'

40 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

BBC Good Food magazine's food editor Barney & his daughter Maisie love making these sausage and beef meatballs to serve on spaghetti with hidden vegetable tomato sauce

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Put your aprons on and get kids cooking! These salmon and mackerel fingers will teach kids mashing, flaking and rolling skills

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

The latest in our cooking with kids series looks at kneading, rolling and sauce skills- then let your child build their own pizza from their favourite toppings

45 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A touch of turmeric turns these crispy haddock bites golden - perfect for cooking with children of all ages

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

If your kids can't wait until their next meal, these little pittas will keep them going in the meantime

10 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make these simple spring rolls with the children – fill pastry parcels with chicken, prawns and veg and serve with a homemade dipping sauce

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

When the kids have friends over, this stack of ribs and spuds is a cheap, crowd-pleasing, prepare-ahead option

2 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
81 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Keep the kids happy with this easy, low-fat recipe that's ready in under half an hour

25 mins
Easy
25 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Fluffy vegetarian tortilla is a great meal to make with older children - this one's filled with peppers and potatoes

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Help kids aged 3-6 make their own superhealthy fresh tomato sauce to go with pasta

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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