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6 Straightforward Fall Recipes for Children to Make

September 20, 2023
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Head to the kitchen with these delicious fall recipes for kids to make! Tasty and fun recipes your child will have so much fun making together with apples, pumpkin, and more.

Here are some delicious fall recipes to make this season with your child…

Fall Recipes for Kids to Make

Fall Recipes for Kids to Make

One of my favorite things to do with kids is to bring them into the kitchen and bake with them. It’s tasty! It’s fun! Plus it sneaks in some math, science, and reading.

Fall makes these moments even more special by adding fall ingredients like apples and pumpkins.

Cooking in the fall with kids can be a fun and educational experience.

Here are a few ideas:

  • Use fall ingredients to make seasonal dishes, such as pumpkin pie, apple crisp, or roasted squash.
  • Teach kids about the different types of fall produce and how to use them in cooking.
  • Let kids help with simple tasks, such as measuring ingredients or stirring the pot.
  • Talk about the history of fall foods and how they are used in different cultures.
  • Make a meal together and then enjoy it as a family.

Cooking with kids can help them learn about different cultures, math, science, and more. It’s also a great way to spend time together and create lasting memories.

Mini Apple Pie Recipe for Kids

Mini Apple Pie Recipe

A perfect recipe for fall with kids! Create this easy-to-bake mini apple pie recipe with your child. A fun way to learn about baking in the kitchen with an apple-themed book for kids.

While your pies are baking you can read a few of our favorite apple books for kids. We love adding a recipe and a book together in our Little Hands That Cook with Books Series.

Apple pie pockets recipe that's kid friendly

Apple Pie Pocket Recipe

These delicious apple pie pockets are filled with juicy apples, cinnamon, and sugar and then wrapped in a pie crust. A fun fall recipe the kids can make with apples.

You could go on an Apple Orchard Virtual Field Trip while your apple pie pockets bake.

Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Recipe for Kids to Make

Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Bars Recipe

You know it’s time for a special fall treat when you pull out the ingredients to make this delicious Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Bars Recipe. A perfect pumpkin recipe for the kids to help with!

Have a Halloween party coming up? Try this quick and easy cheesecake recipe with Halloween candy.

Pumpkin Peanut Butter Brownies stacked 3 on plate

Pumpkin Peanut Butter Brownie Recipe

Create these delicious Pumpkin Peanut Butter Brownies with kids, a quick and easy recipe for family fun in the kitchen this fall.

You could also make these into a healthier brownie cookie.

salted Caramel Pumpkin Muffins

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

These salted caramel pumpkin muffins are a healthier afternoon snack option. Without the caramel, they freeze well for quick on-the-go snacks too. Add the salted caramel, cream cheese frosting, and pretzel topping to make them a perfect appetizer or treat for your fall get-together!

Pumpkin Ice Cream Recipe Idea for Kids to Make

Pumpkin Ice Cream Recipe

Making ice cream with kids is such a magical moment when they see all the ingredients combine into something else with their own magic touch. Here’s how you can make your own pumpkin-flavored ice cream.

Alphabet Soup Recipe

Fall is also the perfect time to start making soups together like this Alphabet Soup Recipe for Kids. They can measure and add the ingredients and enjoy the finished product together.

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Fall Recipes on Pinterest

Let’s be honest day after day it can get a little boring but I find trying new things with my kids makes them a little more willing to eat their food, especially when it’s a new season like fall. Cooking with kids is one way to get kids to try new foods.

I’m always finding new recipes to try with the kids on Pinterest.

Easy Fall Recipes for Kids

Here are a few recipe pins we’re making together this fall…

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Here are some additional tips for cooking with kids:

  • Choose recipes that are simple and easy to follow.
  • Make sure all ingredients are safe for kids to handle.
  • Be patient and don’t get frustrated if things don’t go perfectly.
  • Have fun!

Child making muffins in the kitchen with easy to follow recipe

Hope you have a lot of fun connecting with your child this fall in the kitchen.

For more ideas take a look at our 70+ Recipes for Cooking with Kids.

You may also enjoy these activities this fall with your child…

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