Kid Friendly Favorite Recipes

Peanut Butter and Jelly

There are many tasty kid-friendly favorite recipes to choose from to create a menu that will please even the pickiest eater. The classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich, for example, can be carefully crafted with different jelly flavors, different types of bread, or even different butters such as almond butter or pecan butter rather than plain peanuts.

  • Peanut Butter And Fruit Sandwich Recipe
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Recipe


Basic burgers are always popular with kids and the toppings can vary for everyone's tastes. There are also more gourmet burger styles that can give this nostalgic meal a grown up touch.

  • Italian Burger Recipe
  • Barbeque Hamburger Recipe

Fried Chicken

Classic fried chicken is sure to be popular with kids, whether it is a crispy recipe, a buttermilk batter, or a seasoned batter. For even more fun, try fried wings or all drumsticks to please picky eaters.

  • Fried Chicken KFC Style
  • Chicken Drumstick Recipes


A simple spaghetti recipe is great for kids and the sauce can easily be seasoned for more grown up fare. Spaghetti is also great as leftovers and can be recycled into more meals with ease.

  • Spaghetti Pie Recipe
  • Spaghetti Meatballs Recipe


Tacos are just as much fun for kids to assemble as they are to eat and even young taco lovers will enjoy choosing their favorite toppings from an easy taco bar.

  • Taco Bake Recipe
  • Tacos Recipe

Macaroni and Cheese

Classic macaroni and cheese is a kid-friendly staple in many family menus, plus it is easy to add mix-ins with this pasta dish to make it more nutritious and flavorful. For more flair, consider using unique pastas and different cheeses as well.

  • Mac and Cheese Recipe
  • Macaroni And Cheese Croquettes Recipe


Pancakes are fun for breakfast or dinner and kids will love helping to make unique pancake shapes out of small spoonfuls of batter. Pancakes are also versatile and can have different ingredients mixed in for different tastes.

  • Banana Pancakes Recipe
  • Pancake Ideas

Chicken Soup

On a cold winter's day or when a little one isn't feeling well, chicken soup is a reliable kid-friendly favorite recipe. A basic chicken soup may have noodles or rice, different vegetables, and different broth seasonings for unique tastes.

  • Chicken Rice Soup Recipe
  • Chicken Cream Soup Recipe

Baked Beans

Baked beans are a reliable and easy side dish that kids love and there are many ways to make baked beans instead of just dumping them out of a can.

  • Boston Baked Bean Loaf Recipe
  • Mother's Baked Beans Recipe


Corn is one vegetable most kids love, even when they may not like any other vegetables. Corn is also versatile for many different side dishes, soups, and entrees, and adding it to popular dishes will help appease picky eaters.

  • Corn On Cob Recipe
  • Creamed Corn Recipe


Watermelon is a fun fruit for kids and a great summer treat without a factor about extra sugar or unhealthy ingredients. Watermelon can also be used in a wide variety of refreshing recipes for kids to try.

  • Watermelon Sherbet Recipe
  • Watermelon Pickle Recipe


Top off any kid-friendly menu with popular desserts and kids will be happy to clean their plates! Try…

  • Cupcake Recipes
  • Cookie Recipes
  • Chocolate Recipes
  • Ice Cream Recipes
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