Marshmallows dipped in chocolate

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 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Love Swedish meatballs? Here we’ve transformed them into a burger that kids will adore – choose beef or pork mince, the flavours will be the same

25 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Packed with biscuits, sultanas, puffed rice and lots of chocolate, these refrigerator bars are ideal for a kids' party

20 mins
Easy
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43 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

The simplest biscuits you and the kids will ever bake. We’ve stamped clean toys into these to decorate them – try your own favourite patterns

30 mins
Easy
36 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Kids will love this healthier take on pesto and pasta, with broccoli upping their veg intake. It takes just 20 minutes to make and is low in calories

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Our show-stopping rainbow cheesecake is sure to brighten up any party. This easy dessert has a delicious biscuit base and vibrant, colourful layers

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make these doughnut-style apple rings for a picnic with the kids. Children will love helping to make, decorate and eat these fruity treats, and there's no cooking required

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
49 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Get baking with the kids who'll love this giant cookie that they can adapt with their favourite treats like marshmallows, pretzels, nuts, toffee or fudge

35 mins
Easy
6 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Have fun preparing these puff pastry pizzas with kids. Chop up any veg you have into small pieces and let everyone choose their own toppings

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

Try using frozen cherries for ease to make this vibrant smoothie. Serve on its own or with brunch. Kids will love it, too

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Try baking these simple chocolate orange fudge crinkle biscuits with the kids. With an orange sugar coating, they’re great fun to make (and eat!)

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Make our iced buns for an afternoon tea party or bake sale. Learn how to pipe cream and shape dough using our step-by-step guide to make these extra special

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
75 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This easy carrot cake traybake is perfect for getting kids practicing their cooking skills. Take a handful of ingredients and turn them into a teatime treat

1 hr
Easy
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Pack up these bite-sized savoury morsels for a picnic, or serve them as canapés at a party. They look like scotch eggs, but with the classic combo of pea and ham in the middle

55 mins
More effort
1 rating 1.0 out of 5 star rating

Make an impressive Christening or 1st birthday cake using these simple techniques and our step-by-step photographs

4 hrs
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A nutritious meal that’s fun for the kids to help make

20 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Children will love the butterfly and ladybird decorations on this colourful cake – and you'll love its simplicity

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Our mini potatoes with sausages make great snacks for little fingers. If you're throwing a Halloween party you can even pretend the ketchup is blood

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Set creamy homemade jelly in a retro rabbit mould and present on a playful lime 'grass' - a kids' party classic

25 mins
Easy
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