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Kids’ party recipes

Throwing a bash for the kids? We've got plenty of party food and drink ideas, including birthday cakes, pizza, snacks and sandwiches – the perfect treat.

13 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Kids will love making these sweet chewy lollipops decorated with melted chocolate and cake sprinkles

15 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Eat these family-friendly sausage rolls with a chutney or pickle. They make a great snack for a party buffet

1 hr
Easy
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14 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
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy these toasted egg and cress club sandwiches as part of a summer family picnic. Skewer each sandwich with a sandwich pick and serve with crisps

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
47 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

These fun cake pops are easy to make and great for parties. Kids and adults will love these colourful chocolate-covered bites

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
25 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make pizza for the family with a homemade base and tomato sauce. The recipe is perfect to get kids involved in cooking. Top with mozzarella and fresh basil

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

Bake these chocolate chip squares for the family. Easy to make, this traybake is ideal for cooking (and eating!) with kids

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This watermelon lemonade looks amazing but is super-simple to make. It's perfect for a kids party or makes a refreshing summer drink for kids or adults

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Wafer cones make an unlikely but perfect case for light custard and vanilla sponge- decorate with buttercream and your favourite ice cream toppings

45 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Children love colour, so what could be better than a birthday cake with two different coloured sponges made from one mixture and a colourful icing?

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

What could be more exciting than a milkshake bar for kids (and big kids)? Perfect for a party or celebration, let guests choose their own toppings

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make our southern-fried chicken tacos for a budget family dinner that you can prep in just 10 minutes with a handful of ingredients

25 mins
Easy
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake a plant-based version of a chocolate fudge cake for a birthday party. Everyone can enjoy it, including guests who have a dairy intolerance or egg allergies

1 hr and 30 mins
More effort
Vegan
25 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Make these mini egg muffins for an easy breakfast or lunch with the kids. Add chopped ham, bacon or smoked salmon, if you fancy

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
44 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Make a kids' classic with these chocolate Rice Krispie cakes and decorate with sweets, nuts or dried fruit for the ultimate hometime treat

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Forget takeaway pizzas, encourage kids to eat a rainbow every day with this colourful recipe full of fresh flavours – guaranteed to please even fussy eaters

40 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Try a new, fun way to serve watermelon to kids. You could also push green and black grapes onto kebab sticks and finish with a strawberry

5 mins
Easy
4 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Rustle up a batch of vegan nuggets, packed with cannellini beans, cauliflower and carrot. They make great kids' party food that everyone can enjoy, or serve as an after-school snack

1 hr
Easy
Vegan
7 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Update a classic school-dinner recipe by using caramel sauce instead of pink custard to serve alongside chocolate squares. Kids (and big kids) will love it

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Pop these in little lunchboxes for a cheesy treat come lunch time - great for kids aged 4 - 8

15 mins
Easy
243 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

With just three ingredients, these simple peanut butter cookies will delight kids and grown-ups alike – and they're gluten-free, too

27 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
106 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Everyone loves crispy cornflake cakes, whatever their age. Get the whole family in the kitchen to make these simple bites

15 mins
Easy
101 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

We used colourful candles rather than artificial sweets to brighten up this tasty birthday cake

45 mins
Easy
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