Fun Family-Style Fare

From weekend baking projects to family-style feasts to kid-friendly finger food, these Food Network recipes are fun to make and eat together.

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Everything Cookies

Ree's cookies are filled with oatmeal, granola, dried fried and nuts for a satisfying snack. The large batch will make plenty to share with friends and family.

Get the Recipe: Everything Cookies

Classic Lasagna

Anne's family-favorite lasagna is made with Italian sausage and three kinds of cheese. Make it together over the weekend and enjoy the leftovers during a busy week.

Get the Recipe: Lasagna

Chicken Mini Empanadas

Sandra's kid-size empanadas are easy to make with packaged pie dough mix. Young chefs can help shape the little half-moons — they don't have to be perfect!

Get the Recipe: Chicken Mini Empanadas

Cookie Puzzles

Try a unique cookie-decorating project. The whole family will have fun with Food Network Magazine's cool edible games.

Get the Recipe: Cookie Puzzles

Bombay Sloppy Joes

Aarti's Indian-spiced sloppy joes are fun to eat because it's okay to get messy!

Get the Recipe: Bombay Sloppy Joes

Breaded Chicken Cutlets    

If the kids can't get enough of chicken fingers, try graduating them to this tasty recipe. It'll please the adults at the table, too. 

Get the Recipe: Breaded Chicken Cutlets

Chicken Dogs With Sweet Potato Fries

Top chicken dogs (or your favorite hot dogs) with a colorful corn relish and serve alongside panko-coated sweet potato fries that are baked in the oven.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Chicken Dogs With Sweet Potato Fries

Raisin Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

Ina's cookies loaded with raisins, pecans and oatmeal are classics your family will love.

Get the Recipe: Raisin Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

Papaya Smoothie

Fresh fruit smoothies are healthy and easy for young cooks to help with. Let them get creative with their combinations in the blender.

Get the Recipe: Papaya Smoothies

Maple-Oatmeal Scones

Ina's maple-kissed scones get a hearty boost from quick-cooking oats — they’re a perfect grab-and-go breakfast for everyone in the family. Make a batch over the weekend and have something to look forward to on Monday morning.

Get the Recipe: Maple-Oatmeal Scones

Pepperoni-Studded Lasagna

Guy's dish is a sure-fire crowd-pleaser: It's a cross between pepperoni pizza and lasagna. Kids and grownups will surely want seconds, so make a big family-style batch.

Get the Recipe: Blazy's Pepperoni Studded Lasagna

Petite Orange and Raspberry Pochettes

Melissa fills these tasty cookies with orange and raspberry preserves, but you can mix it up with your family's favorite flavors.

Get the Recipe: Petite Orange and Raspberry Pochettes

Mexican Chicken Tenders

Jazz up a favorite kids' meal by coating chicken tenders with crushed tortilla chips and adding some Mexican spice.

Get the Recipe: Mexican Chicken Tenders

Portobello Fries

Try a new fry: Even mushroom-haters will love snacking on these crispy treats.

Get the Recipe: Portobello Fries

Baked Rigatoni With Meatballs and Peppers

Food Network Magazine's mix-and-match pastas are fun to make with kids. They can choose their favorite add-ins, like the meatballs and peppers in this version.

Get the Recipe: Baked Rigatoni With Meatballs and Peppers

Chocolate Martini Mocktail

Bobby Flay gives this classic cocktail a kid-friendly makeover by nixing the booze in favor of milk and chocolate syrup. To serve, dip the rim of each glass in some of the syrup, then coat with chocolate sprinkles.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Martini Mocktail

Peanut-Raisin Granola Bars

These easy granola bars are chock-full of all the hearty mix-ins you'd hope to find in your on-the-go snack: oats, peanuts, raisins and sunflower seeds. Kids will think of them as a sweet treat thanks to the sweetened condensed milk, which binds the bars together.

Get the Recipe: Peanut-Raisin Granola Bars

Strawberry-Shortcake Parfait Pops

Two quintessential summer desserts, strawberry shortcake and ice cream pops, come together in one frozen treat. For extra crunch, you can roll these pops in crushed cereal after you unmold them.

Get the Recipe: Strawberry-Shortcake Parfait Pops

Grilled Banana S'mores

This take on the campfire classic features peanut butter and grilled banana slices in place of chocolate. Once the bananas are soft and slightly charred, toast the marshmallows while the grill is still hot.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Banana S'Mores

Pink SHAMpagne

Sparkling apple cider, cranberry juice and club soda mimic fizzy champagne in Bobby's family-friendly mocktail. Garnish each glass with a fresh raspberry for party-ready presentation.

Get the Recipe: Pink SHAMpagne

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