This page is full of easy no bake recipes that are great for young
chefs. Since young chefs shouldn't be cooking on the stove these
recipes will help them get involved in the kitchen. However they
still need supervision so join in the fun and do these recipes as a
Easy No Bake Recipes
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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Vegetable or Fruit Salads
Salads are great, easy no bake
recipes kids can put together.
Cereal Snack Mix
1 Cup cereal any type you like
1 Cup raisins, craisins or other dried fruit
1 Cup sunflower seeds or nuts
Add all ingredients together and toss together.
Fruit and Cheese Kabobs
Fruit cubes such as strawberries, pineapple, bananas, grapes, melon
Ham, if desired
On toothpicks or kabob sticks alternate cheese cubes with fruit and
serve on a platter.
Ham, pineapple cheese kabob
Graham Wafers and Fruited Cream Cheese
by Janet (Canada)
Spread graham wafers with fruit flavoured cream cheese. Top each
wafer with a slice of fresh fruit. The cream cheese and graham
wafer flavour went so well together. The children especially loved
spreading their own cream cheese and adding their own cut up fresh
Toast bread in toaster. Butter toast and sprinkle with sugar and
Egg Sandwich in the Microwave
English muffin or sliced bread
In a glass cup, add one egg and beat. Cook for 1 minute in the
microwave. If not cooked through, cook additional 15-30 seconds
until firm. Meanwhile toast English muffin. Top English muffin with
a slice of ham, cheese slice and cooked egg.
Step 1: Toast your whole grain bread in the toaster.
Step 2: Spread cream cheese over top of your bread. Sprinkle with a
pinch of brown sugar, if desired. You can also use flavored cream
cheese such as strawberry cream cheese.
Step 3: Top with slices of fruit. Any fruit you like would be. Try
bananas, sliced kiwis, raisins, craisins, strawberries, berries or
This video recipe calls for matcha powder, which is green tea
powder, if you prefer you can leave it out.
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Easy No Bake Dessert Recipes
Lemon No Bake Cheesecake
lemon gelatin 4 serving size
1/2 Cup boiling water
8 oz. Cream cheese, softened
2 Cups whipped topping
graham cracker pie crust
Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. In separate bowl, beat
cream cheese until smooth; gradually beat in gelatin. Fold
whipped topping into cheese mixture; spoon into crust. Chill 4
hours. Serve with berries or pie filling.
Pre made tarts or mini pie shells
Pie filling, ice cream or pudding
toppings, if desired
Fill each tart shell with pie filling or pudding. Spread whip cream
on top. Serve.
2 Cups ice cream
1 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Add ingredients to blender and blend until smooth. Serve in fun
glasses or cups.
Melt 1 Cup of chocolate chips in a microwave safe dish, stirring
every 30 seconds until melted. Place marshmallows on popsicle sticks
and lay out a sheet of waxed paper. In small bowls, add sprinkles,
mini chips, mini candies or chopped nuts. Dip marshmallows into
chocolate and then roll in sprinkles. Set out waxed paper and let
set several hours. Or chill in fridge to set faster.
Layered deserts with pudding, fruit and whip cream
Double Chocolate Pudding Pie
1 ½ Cups cold milk, divided
1 pkg. 4 serving size chocolate pudding and pie filling
1 pkg. 4 serving size white chocolate flavor pudding and pie filling
8 oz. Cool whip, thawed
graham cracker crust
Pour ¾ C. cold milk into medium bowl. Add chocolate pudding
mix and beat 1 minute. Mixture will be thick. Gently
stir in ½ of the whipped topping. Spoon evenly into
crust. Pour remaining ¾ C. cold milk into different bowl and
add white chocolate pudding mix. Whisk 1 minute. Stir in
remaining ingredients. Spread on top crust and chill 4 hours.
Oatmeal No Bake Cookies
5 Tablespoons cocoa
2 Cups sugar
1 stick butter or margarine
1/2 Cup milk
3 ½ Cups quick-cook oats
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 Cup coconut
1/4 Cup peanut butter
Mix cocoa, sugar, butter and milk together in saucepan. Bring
to a boil, stirring constantly, to prevent scorching. Boil for
about one minute and then stir remaining ingredients. Drop
from a teaspoon on wax paper and chill.
No Bake Scidaddle
2 Cups chow mein noodles
2 Cups mini marshmallows
3/4 Cup sugar
1/2 Cup milk
2 Tablespoon butter
6 oz. semi sweet chocolate chips
In large bowl add chow mein noodles and marshmallows. Set aside.
In saucepan add sugar, milk and butter. Stir and bring to a boil.
Let the mixture come to a rapid boil. Take off stove and add
chocolate chips. Stir until melted. Let stand 15 minutes. Pour over
noodle mixture and stir until well coated. Drop onto a buttered
cookie sheet or line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Chill in fridge.
No Bake Chocolate Almond Coconut Bites
1 cup chopped almonds
1 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 1/2 tsp almond extract
1 bag (7 oz) shredded coconut
1 bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate morsels, melted
In a mixing bowl, add together milk, extract and coconut. Roll into
small balls and place on baking sheet. Chill for 1 hour.
Dip each ball into melted chocolate and set on baking sheet to set.