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These 6 or fewer easy kids meals were composed with the chef in training age group in mind. To help them continuously learn and practice after the chef in training cooking lessons.

However they are also great for quick easy meal ideas that your kids can help with. As stated before these recipes were composed with 7-11 years old in mind so you may adjust the recipe directions as needed.

For example, older kids can do the cooking where as younger age groups will not be cooking and do not have the attention span for some recipes. They will do better when given small tasks and helping you create the recipe.

Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum

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Easy Dessert Recipes

Easy Homemade Ice Cream
4 ounce Can sweetened condensed milk
4 Cup half and half or light cream
1 Tablespoon vanilla
Combine following ingredients and blend well. Pour into a 4-5 quart ice cream freezer, Freeze according to manufacturer’s directions.
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Mini Cheesecakes
Lemon Jell-O gelatin, 4 serving size
½ Cup boiling water
8 ounces Cream cheese, softened
2 Cup Cool whip
Nilla wafer cookies
Prepare a muffin tin with paper liners. In each liner place one Nilla wafer in the bottom of each muffin cup. In bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. In separate bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth; gradually beat in gelatin. Add whipped topping into cheese mixture. Stir gently. Spoon into paper liner. Chill 4 hours. Serve with berries or pie filling on top of each mini cheesecake.

Brownie a la Mode
Prepare a brownie mix according to package directions. Adult should bake and allow to cool. Cut into squares. In a serving dish place a brownie square, a scoop of ice cream or whipped cream and crushed cookies, a cherry or sauce on top if desired.

brownie a la mode

Peanut Butter Cookies
1 Cup peanut butter
1 Cup sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon Baking soda
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease baking sheet. In mixer bowl, beat peanut butter and sugar together. Add in egg and baking soda. Roll teaspoons of dough into balls and place on baking sheet. Make criss-cross pattern on top and bake about 10 minutes.

Stuffed Strawberries
whole strawberries, washed and hulled
whipped cream or marshmallow fluff
1 C. chocolate chips, melted
On the end of each strawberry at the tip make a slit each direction. Stuff cream or fluff inside each strawberry and drizzle with melted chocolate chips.
strawberry filled with cream

Easy Peach Crisp
2 cans sliced peaches, drained
2 pkgs. Cinnamon and spice instant oatmeal (dry)
1/3 Cup flour
1/3 Cup butter, melted
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Prepare a 2 quart baking dish by buttering the sides and bottom. In a bowl combine instant oatmeal and flour. Add butter and stir until mixture is crumbly and butter is distributed throughout. Sprinkle over peaches and bake 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with vanilla ice cream.

Pineapple Cherry Dessert
One can crushed pineapple
Yellow cake mix
One can cherry pie filling
Butter, sliced
Pour pineapple and cherries in bottom of cake pan. Sprinkle with cake mix (don’t add anything to cake mix). Place sliced butter all over top and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

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cherry pineapple dessert

Pudding with Brownies and Fruit

Homemade Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
Devils food cake mix or other chocolate cake mix
2 eggs
2/3 Cup shortening
White frosting
Mix cake mix, eggs and shortening together in a mixing bowl. Form into balls and place on a ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 minutes. Let cool and spread cookie with frosting. Place another cookie on top making a little sandwich.

Chia Seed Pudding

Make an easy chia seed pudding recipe here.
chia seed pudding

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Dessert
A twist on the popular lunchtime sandwich into an easy kids Meals Dessert
Vanilla pudding mix
Envelope of Whipped topping mix
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/3 cup strawberry jam
Plain cookies, Vanilla flavored cookies or shortbread cookies
In mixing bowl add pudding, envelope of whipped topping and peanut butter. Blend together. Pour into a square pan. Spread jam over top of pudding. Place in the freezer several hours. Before serving cut out pudding with a biscuit cutter. Sandwich pudding circle between two cookies.

Cupcake Sundae
Chocolate cupcakes
Scoop of ice cream
chocolate or caramel syrup
Take top off of chocolate cupcake if too round on the top.  Add a scoop of ice cream. Place a cherry on top and drizzle syrup on top if desired.
cupcake sundae

Try making an ice cream cake
ice cream cake how to make tutorial

~~Hope you and your family enjoy these easy kids meals-dessert recipes!~~

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