Easy, Kid-Friendly Desserts

Tackle the next bake sale or tonight's dessert with these simple, delicious recipes from Food Network chefs. They're perfect for kid-sized cooks and their parents.

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Sandra's Chocolate-Banana Mini Loaves

Start with a banana bread mix, then dress it up with cocoa, chocolate chips and banana chips.

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Peanut Butter Crispy Rice Treats

Both kids and adults will love this nutty take on crispy rice treats. Let the little chefs get creative by drizzling melted chocolate on top in unique designs.

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Cheesecake Pops

Turn frozen cheesecake into these adorable, kid-perfect cheesecake pops. Put out an array of toppings and let the kids dip the pops into their favorites.

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Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Food Network Kitchens made these cookies small for built-in portion control, and added whole-wheat flour and dried fruit for a nutritional boost.

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Chocolate Fondue

Have a fondue party — it's easy enough to enjoy on a weeknight. Just melt some chocolate in the microwave and let your kids skewer their favorite fruits and cubes of store-bought angel food cake.

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Mini Cherry-Lemon Meringue Pies

Sandra's simple mini pies are the perfect kid-sized dessert, or you can pair two of them for an impressive bake-sale treat. The kids will love pressing the crust into the pans and spooning in the filling.

Get the Recipe: Cherry-Lemon Meringue Mini Pies

Brown Rice Crispy Treats

Give classic rice treats a makeover: Use puffed brown rice and mix in dried cranberries and sunflower seeds. Plus, they're gluten-free!

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Mom's Best Friend Brownies

While still a mini-indulgence, these brownies are lower in fat and sugar than most. Baking them in mini muffin tins helps keep the portion size just right.

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