Recipes Kids Can Bake

When it comes to baking, there's a job for every set of hands in the kitchen — even the littlest ones. Put your young bakers to work with these easy, family-friendly recipes for breads, muffins and more from Food Network Kitchen. 
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Photo By: Renee Comet ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Renee Comet ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Renee Comet ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Renee Comet ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Renee Comet ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Renee Comet ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Renee Comet ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Get the Kids Involved

We've all heard the phrase "too many cooks in the kitchen" — but we think there's a job for everyone, even the littlest helpers. Food Network Kitchen's lineup of simple, satisfying baked goods is aimed at young bakers who are eager to get their hands messy. Test them out during your next weekend at home with the whole family.

Kids Can Bake: Sweet Potato-Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

These sweet potato muffins are a lot like chocolate chip cookies but small enough to just pop into your mouth. For little and big kids: Let them help with measuring the ingredients, mixing the batter and filling the muffin tins.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Bake: Sweet Potato-Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

Kids Can Bake: Mini Morning Glory Loaves

These adorable little loaves have the tenderness and nuttiness of whole wheat and are perfect for breakfast or an after-dinner treat. For both little and big kids: Let them help measure, mix, fill the pan and spread the glaze.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Bake: Mini Morning Glory Loaves

Kids Can Bake: Focaccia Bread

There's nothing more satisfying than making bread from scratch. Turn your kitchen into a lab, and let the kids watch yeast bubble and dough rise as they participate in the experiment. For both little and big kids: Let them help measure, stir and knead.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Bake: Focaccia Bread

Kids Can Bake: Sweet Grape Focaccia Bread

This super-easy bread has minimal added sugar, since the grapes' natural sugars concentrate as they roast. Make it with your kids — they'll have fun watching the yeast bubble and the dough rise. For both little and big kids: Let them help measure, stir and knead.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Bake: Sweet Grape Focaccia Bread

Kids Can Bake: Tomato-Basil Focaccia Bread

Your young bakers will love eating this soft and light bread studded with sweet cherry tomatoes, especially if they can say they helped make it! For both little and big kids: Let them help measure, stir and knead. 

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Bake: Tomato-Basil Focaccia Bread

Kids Can Bake: Apple Bread

This sweet bread that's chock-full of apples is just as good for dessert as it is for breakfast. Don't stray too far from the McIntosh variety — they soften just enough without completely disappearing. For little kids: Let them help mix up the apples. For big kids: Teach them how to peel an apple and sift dry ingredients.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Bake: Apple Bread

Kids Can Bake: Giant Chocolate Chip-Sprinkle Cookie

Your little ones won't be able to resist this giant chocolate chip cookie with multicolored sprinkles. The cake flour makes it tender and chewy. For both little and big kids: Let them help with measuring, stirring and decorating with sprinkles.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Bake: Giant Chocolate Chip-Sprinkle Cookie

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