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Planning a family picnic? Children will love making these sweet and savoury treats in preparation for the big day out.

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  • Mini milkshakes served in small milk bottles

    Mini milkshakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make these cute mini fruit milkshakes for a family picnic. With three flavours to suit everyone, try banana, strawberry & raspberry and mango & coconut

  • Stripy hummus salad jars

    Stripy hummus salad jars

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Colourful, tasty and packed with vitamins to boot, these layered salad jars are great to make with kids for a wholesome lunch or afternoon snack

  • Vanilla cupcakes served in a tin

    Easy vanilla cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.27 ratings

    Rustle up a batch of vanilla cupcakes with pretty butter icing for a family picnic or weekend treat. Decorate them with fruit or sprinkles, if you like

  • Veggie rainbow picnic pie cut into squares

    Veggie rainbow picnic pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Packed with veggies, feta and egg, this vegetarian pastry is part tortilla, part pie. Bursting with summer colours, it'll provide the wow factor at any picnic

  • Lemon & yogurt chicken served on a flatbread

    Lemon & yogurt chicken flatbreads

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.22 ratings

    Make these family-friendly chicken wraps with lemon, garlic and cinnamon marinade on a barbecue if the sun is shining. Serve in flatbreads with yoghurt

  • Doughnuts on cooling rack with coloured icing

    Watermelon doughnuts

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    Bake these easy, no-yeast ring doughnuts for a fun kids' treat. They're easier than you think and perfect for a summer celebration

  • Three cod & pea fritters

    Cod & pea fritters

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Rustle up these cod and pea fritters for an easy family dish during the week. They're also great for a packed lunch – simply serve with tomatoes and rocket

  • A selection of decorated chocolate Rice Krispie cakes

    Chocolate Rice Krispie cakes

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.45 ratings

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

  • Pitta pocket

    Pitta pocket

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    A low-fat, healthy snack with chicken, tomatoes and cucumber under 150 calories, and it takes just minutes to prepare

  • Tropical rocky road

    Tropical rocky road

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    You can use any dried fruit, nuts or biscuits in these tasty chocolate chunks. Pineapple and mango gives them a lovely fruity twist

  • Sweet potato Tex-Mex salad

    Sweet potato Tex-Mex salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.37 ratings

    This hearty vegan salad is 4 of your 5-a-day, rich in folate, fibre and vitamin C, plus it has lots of interesting flavours and textures

  • Roasted tomato & pancetta mini quiches on a tray

    Picnic quiches

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    A crisp, short pastry base and a pancetta, cherry tomato and parmesan filling make these perfectly portable tartlets ideal for picnics and summer days out

  • Spanish sausage rolls

    Spanish sausage rolls

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    We've given the classic sausage roll a makeover by using spicy chorizo in the filling. Perfectly portable picnic treats!

  • Griddled salad jar

    Griddled salad jar

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This jar salad trend is a keeper! The dressing stays at the bottom of the container, and the leafy greens remain fresh and crisp until you're ready to serve

  • Carrot cake cookies

    Carrot cake cookies

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    A universal favourite, in cookie form! Give your standard carrot cake an upgrade with these bite-sized, biscuity treats

  • PBJ bakewell tart

    PBJ bakewell tart

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    We've taken everything we love about a bakewell tart and added an American twist with peanut butter and jam or 'jelly' as they call it stateside!

  • Cheese & bacon scones

    Cheese & bacon scones

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.36 ratings

    These savoury brunch beauties can be made ahead of time and warmed up when you're ready to serve. Top with lashings of butter

  • Sweet potato, avocado & feta muffins

    Sweet potato, avocado & feta muffins

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Use super-ripe avocados in this savoury bake, topped with crumbly cheese, sweet potato chunks and a scattering of mixed seeds

  • Pressed picnic sandwich

    Pressed picnic sandwich

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    A great recipe for kids to assemble - fully load a ciabatta loaf with favourites like prosciutto, artichokes, peppers, spinach and mozzarella

  • Sausage roll-ups

    Sausage roll-ups

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    The traditional combination of pork bangers and flaky pastry will never get old - this version has a chutney filling

  • Ham, pea & mint pasties

    Ham, pea & mint pasties

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.11 ratings

    Get nostalgic for childhood picnics with these springtime homemade pasties

  • Homemade pink lemonade

    Homemade pink lemonade

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Mix up a jug of this refreshing, still, cloudy lemonade made from zingy lemons and plump raspberries

  • Best ever pesto & potato pasta in a white bowl

    Best ever pesto & potato pasta

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    A child-friendly take on pasta alla genovese. Kids can help make the green sauce and toss the whole mix together

  • Blackberry & apple loaf

    Blackberry & apple loaf

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.119 ratings

    This moist and fruity cake is a great way to get kids to eat fruit, you may have trouble stopping them!

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