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Kids' picnic recipes

49 Recipes

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

Omelette wedges

4.61111

(18 ratings)

With this easy-to-follow recipe your kids can treat you to breakfast... get printing off copies now
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Pick & mix pesto pasta salad bar

0

(0 ratings)

Put out all the ingredients for classic pasta salad with pesto dressing and let the kids pick whatever they like to stir in – it's great for fussy eaters...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Welsh rarebit muffins

3.98148

(54 ratings)

Get the kids to help make these yummy muffins, perfect for lunchboxes
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Healthy coleslaw

4.46032

(63 ratings)

Get the kids cooking with this simple coleslaw - they'll be keen to eat it if they've helped out
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheese & spinach pasties

4.25

(4 ratings)

Teach your kids some pastry skills - and provide a lunchbox filler - with this recipe from CBeebies 'i can cook'
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sausage plait

4.933335

(15 ratings)

A step-by-step recipe for kids from CBeebies series 'i can cook'- the roll contains peppers and chilli and teaches pastry skills...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Coconut & mango sponge

4.642855

(28 ratings)

This thrifty traybake sponge used canned fruit and coconut yogurt. Cut into squares and serve up at a party or cake sale
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Favourite pasta salad

4.636365

(11 ratings)

A low-fat, zesty salad, perfect for a summer lunchbox - vary with your favourite ingredients
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sugared scones

4.57143

(7 ratings)

A simple and quick scone recipe that has a great sweet finish - the crunchy sugar top adds texture too
  • 32 mins
  • Easy

Cheese roll-ups

4

(7 ratings)

Teach kids a lifetime cookery skill with a special recipe from CBeebies' 'i can cook'- these buns show how to make dough
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cornbread muffins

4.142855

(21 ratings)

These savoury snacks are brilliant for picnics and lunchboxes - plus they can be frozen ahead
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pinwheel pizzas

4.25

(4 ratings)

Use a packet bread mix to roll up individual pizza buns filled with tomato, basil, mozzarella and pepperoni
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Little strawberry cheesecakes

4.363635

(11 ratings)

Individual portions will save fights over the biggest slice of this creamy ricotta pud with fruity compote
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Sunshine bars

4.541665

(24 ratings)

The solution for any picnic or open air event – a no-bake bar packed with good stuff...
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Big egg, bacon & bean salad

4.5

(4 ratings)

A substantial 'almost-Niçoise' that goes with just about anything, and won't get soggy on the way to the picnic
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Chicken satay

4.642855

(42 ratings)

Food editor Barney begins his cooking with kids series- first off, Barney and his daugher Maisie make chicken skewers with peanut sauce
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Super-salad wraps

4.714285

(7 ratings)

Make an exciting vegetarian salad wrap with crunchy veg for texture and a good hit of cheddar cheese. Perfect for packing into a lunchbox
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Really easy cinnamon rolls

5

(2 ratings)

Use ready-made croissant dough to make these easy cinnamon rolls. We’ve topped the rolls with a thick caramel, but you could use a thin white icing instead...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken skewers with tzatziki

4.9

(10 ratings)

Kids will love these chicken skewers hot off the griddle for a quick supper, or pack them in wraps with green salad and tzatziki to take on a picnic
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mini pizza quiches

4.8

(10 ratings)

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

Peanut butter cookies

4.755815

(86 ratings)

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

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