25 Fun Brunch Recipes To Make With, And For, Your Kids

25 Fun Brunch Recipes to Make with, and for, Your Kids

Slowing down those weekend mornings when the kids are bouncing around demanding fun, games, and food, can be difficult. Involving them in making brunch is one way to keep them entertained for a little while longer. Not only does working with them in the kitchen give you more time to wake up slowly with another mug of coffee, but it will also inspire and excite them in a way that helps you, as they assist in creating a delicious family breakfast.

There are so many simple, kid-friendly brunch recipes. Whether your children are begging for their favorite waffles, a stack of fluffy pancakes, or a cheesy breakfast casserole, these 25 brunch recipes will be a huge hit with your kids, who will definitely be even more enthusiastic about their breakfast if they played a part in cooking it.

Apple Oatmeal Breakfast Cookie

Cookies for brunch may not sound like what you want to feed your kids, but this healthy recipe really is an acceptable breakfast. Filled with apples and oats, cookies for breakfast sound like any child's dream come true.

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Apple Pie Parfait

By carefully layering up diced apples, yogurt, and granola, and adorning your creation with some extra maple syrup and cinnamon, you'll end up with no-cook brunch parfaits that are so simple, but look so impressive when they're finished.

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Bacon and Parmesan Frittata

The combination of egg, bacon, and Parmesan in this frittata makes for a melty, salty, savory brunch. With some little hands helping you beat the eggs and sprinkle the cheese, this dish will be ready in no time.

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Banana Muffins With Chocolate Chunks

No kid ever turned down the opportunity to have chocolate for breakfast. These banana muffins are made to feel like a real treat thanks to the addition of semi-sweet chocolate chunks.

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Blueberry Pancakes

A stack of fluffy pancakes filled with bright, bursting blueberries is a dream brunch for the whole family. Simply mix the wet ingredients with the dry  your kids can definitely play a significant role in creating these  and your pancakes will be on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Breakfast Casserole With Broccoli, Ham, and Cheese

Sneak some broccoli into your kids' brunch with this cheesy breakfast casserole. You can prepare this brunch dish the night before, and simply pop it in the oven, sprinkled with some extra Parmesan, when you wake up on Sunday morning.

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Candy Bar Croissants

It's the weekend, so everybody deserves a special breakfast. This is a really fun recipe that the kids will love making: Melting chocolate inside a flaky, buttery pastry sounds like the best, most indulgent way to start the day.

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Cinnabon’s Classic Cinnamon Roll

These cinnamon rolls do require a bit of time and attention, but they're the perfect weekend baking project for you and the kids. Prepare them on Saturday, refrigerate them overnight so they rise slowly, and then bake them in the morning for warm, fresh cinnamon rolls.

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Crêpes With Strawberry Compote

Whisk up the batter, lightly cook the fresh strawberries for the compote, and then it's time to have some fun taking turns to flip the pancakes! You may want to put some newspaper or a dish towel on the floor underneath where you'll be flipping to save those inevitable spillages.

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Eggs in a Hole

Cut a hole out of the center of your piece of toast, place it in the skillet, and drop in an egg. This is the cutest breakfast and your kids will love to help make it.

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French Toast Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

This is an indulgent twist on the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich, making it perfect for a decadent brunch. Get the kids to help you assemble the sandwiches and dip them in the milk mixture, before you gently fry them. The result will have a crispy exterior, which hides soft, sweet toast, and an oozing mixture of peanut butter and jelly.

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Fruity Pebbles Banana Belgian Waffles

Adding fruity pebbles and banana to our classic waffle mix makes for the ultimate kid-friendly brunch. The fruity cereal adds sweetness and color, while the inclusion of bananas makes for slightly healthier waffles.

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Homemade Granola

Starting your morning with fresh, homemade granola, gets your day going in the best way. Make this the day before and serve for brunch with yogurt and fresh fruit. Your kids can definitely help you by stirring all the ingredients together, and they'll appreciate this breakfast all the more because they assisted you in baking it.

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Individual Baked Eggs

Individual ramekins of baked eggs look adorable, and are really simple. Branch out from this recipe by making a breakfast bar and letting your kids add whichever ingredients they want to their eggy creations.

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Key Lime Pie Shake

If there's one way to get your kids to eat their greens, it's by making the vegetables taste like pie. This Key lime pie shake is a delicious and nutritious smoothie that accomplishes exactly that.

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Maple Apple Muffins

Adding a couple of tablespoons of maple syrup to these muffins transforms them from nutritious breakfast to caramelized brunch. They're the perfect balance between healthy and sweet, which will please the whole family.

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Nutella Breakfast Pizza

This is a quick and easy breakfast that kids will be desperate to help create. Simply bake the pizza dough, spread Nutella on top, and pile high with fresh fruit for a filling and fairly healthy brunch.

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Nutella Pop-Tarts

Every kid will be keen to bake their own version of their favorite foil-wrapped snack. Roll out the pie dough, cut into perfect Pop-Tart shapes, and fill with chocolate before baking and decorating for an indulgent and fun breakfast.

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PB&J Oatmeal

Make your normal oatmeal and then stir in a tablespoon of your favorite peanut butter and a tablespoon of your kids' favorite jelly to transform a regular breakfast into a hearty, salty-sweet brunch.

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Pomegranate Mimosa Mocktail

While a boozy brunch may not be suitable for a family weekend morning, these pomegranate mimosa mocktails will fill that cocktail hole. Apple cider replaces the Champagne for a sweet, sparkling drink.

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Smoked Salmon and Potato Breakfast Casserole

By simply mixing together all the ingredients in one bowl, pouring them into a baking dish, and leaving the dish in the oven for 50 minutes, an impressive smoked salmon and potato breakfast casserole will soon be yours. This recipe is so easy, the kids will be able to help you every step of the way.

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Tropical Kale Smoothie

Kale must be one of the hardest ingredients to encourage your kids to eat. In this smoothie recipe, mango, pineapple, and lime disguise the kale flavor. Don't let the little ones see what you're putting in the blender and they really will never know what's in their smoothie.

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Ultimate Hot Chocolate

Kids love to feel grown-up sipping on a hot drink in the mornings, and this hot chocolate is the ultimate warming beverage for those colder days Follow this recipe to make a hot chocolate from scratch. We promise it's worth that little bit of extra effort.

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Whole-Wheat Banana Waffles

For the more health-conscious parents among you, these waffles get their sweetness from the natural sugars in fruit, apple sauce, and stevia, and are even more wholesome as a result of swapping all-purpose flour for whole-wheat.

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Ziploc Omelette

Show your kids how to make an omelette in a Ziploc bag and they will think you're a magician. They can mix up whatever they like with their eggs in their bag, drop it in boiling water, and minutes later, an impressive omelette will have landed on their plate.

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