7 Delicious Teacher Gifts Kids Can Help Make

KIDS CAN MAKE: ROSEMARY BREAD IN A FLOWER POT Food Network Kitchen Food Network Olive Oil, Onion, Sugar, Active Dry Yeast, Flour, Rosemary, Kosher Salt, Cooking Spray, Unsalted Butter

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Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

KIDS CAN MAKE: ROSEMARY BREAD IN A FLOWER POT Food Network Kitchen Food Network Olive Oil, Onion, Sugar, Active Dry Yeast, Flour, Rosemary, Kosher Salt, Cooking Spray, Unsalted Butter

Before your kids start chanting “no more pencils, no more books,” remind them they’ll need to thank their devoted teachers before the school year officially ends. A homemade gift is a nice touch — but an edible gift that your kids can help make is even better. Try one of these thoughtful (and easy!) ideas this year.

Rosemary Bread in a Flowerpot (above)

What better way to thank a teacher for helping students “bloom” this year? Kids can help mix, knead and shape the dough, which bakes right in a flower pot to a crusty finish.

Food Network Kitchen’s Healthy snacks secret strawberry chocolate chip muffins as seen on Food Network.

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Stephen Johnson, 2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Food Network Kitchen’s Healthy snacks secret strawberry chocolate chip muffins as seen on Food Network.

Healthy Strawberry Chocolate-Chip Muffins

These sweet (but not too sweet) cupcakes come together assembly line style: Have big kids pop a strawberry into the middle of each one, and ask little kids to sprinkle the muffins with chocolate chips.

No Bake Chew Truffle Cookies

Photo by: Tara Donne

Tara Donne

No Bake Chew Truffle Cookies

No-Bake Chewy Truffle Cookies

Have kids help roll these cookies in their favorite toppings — a personal touch they can tell their teacher they picked out especially for him or her.

KIDS CAN MAKE: PIZZA POPCORN Food Network Kitchen Food Network Cooking Spray, Tomato Paste, Parmesan, Oregano, Garlic Salt, Crushed Red Pepper Flakes, Popcorn

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Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

KIDS CAN MAKE: PIZZA POPCORN Food Network Kitchen Food Network Cooking Spray, Tomato Paste, Parmesan, Oregano, Garlic Salt, Crushed Red Pepper Flakes, Popcorn

Pizza Popcorn

Teachers everywhere likely haven’t had much time for movies all school year long. Make their first summer movie marathon extra-awesome with flavored popcorn.

KIDS CAN MAKE: CHEESE STRAWS Food Network Kitchen Food Network Frozen Puff Pastry, Flour, Egg, Asiago Cheese

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Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

KIDS CAN MAKE: CHEESE STRAWS Food Network Kitchen Food Network Frozen Puff Pastry, Flour, Egg, Asiago Cheese

Cheese Straws

This recipe starts with puff pastry, so it’s easy to complete in an afternoon. Gift the cheese straws in a colorful pencil case for a delightfully thematic end-of-year send-off.

KIDS CAN MAKE: PRETZEL AND POTATOCHIP BLONDIES Food Network Kitchen Food Network Unsalted Butter, Thin Pretzel Sticks, Flour, Baking Powder, Kosher Salt, Light Brown Sugar, Eggs, Vanilla Extract, Butterscotch Chips, Mini Semisweet Chocolate Chips, Potato Chips

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

KIDS CAN MAKE: PRETZEL AND POTATOCHIP BLONDIES Food Network Kitchen Food Network Unsalted Butter, Thin Pretzel Sticks, Flour, Baking Powder, Kosher Salt, Light Brown Sugar, Eggs, Vanilla Extract, Butterscotch Chips, Mini Semisweet Chocolate Chips, Potato Chips

Pretzel-and-Potato-Chip Blondies

Because summertime is for living it up, these irresistible treats get an A plus for combining the sweet and the savory.

White Chocolate Bark

Sure, chocolate bark is a winter holiday tradition – but imagine how psyched anyone would be to get a taste of Ina Garten’s recipe six months early. After you pour the chocolate onto parchment, kids can help sprinkle it with dried fruit and nuts.

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