10 Easy Recipes Kids Can Make for Mom on Mother’s Day Slideshow

Get your kids into the kitchen with these fun, easy recipes to make for mom

10 Easy Recipes Kids Can Make for Mom on Mother’s Day

Yes, it may seem scary to put your kids in the kitchen, where sharp knives, hot stoves, and bowls filled with easily spilled fluids are seemingly everywhere, but it’s actually a necessary (and fun) life skill that kids can easily work to build this Mother’s Day. Even if your kids aren’t chopping peppers or boiling pasta, they can definitely make a contribution in the kitchen with these 10 easy-to-follow yet delicious recipes.

Apple Pie Pancake Rolls

This quick and easy breakfast features perfectly sweet buttermilk pancakes wrapped around warm apple pie slices. Kids will have a blast mixing together the pancake batter, rolling in the sweet filling, and serving these to Mom.

For the Apple Pie Pancake Rolls recipe, click here.

Chipotle Mango Meatballs

If Mom wants to kick back and watch some sports on Mother’s Day, these mango meatballs are the perfect bite-sized snacks. Kids can help to concoct their own barbecue sauce and skewer these appetizers on a stick for a creative cooking experience.

For the Chipotle Mango Meatballs recipe, click here.

Easy Carrot Cake

A great way to get kids experimenting in the kitchen is to start with a boxed mix and elaborate on it. This carrot cake starts with yellow cake mix but adds fruits, vegetables, and spices, resulting in a simple, moist dessert that any baker can pull off.

For the Easy Carrot Cake recipe, click here.

Ham and Cheese Crescent Roll-Ups

Somewhere between a pig in a blanket and a ham and cheese croissant sandwich, these three-ingredient roll-ups are salty, cheesy, and satisfying for any meal on Mother’s Day.

For the Ham and Cheese Crescent Roll-Ups recipe, click here.

Jiaozi Dumplings

If Mom loves to eat international cuisine, these delicious, savory Chinese dumplings are the perfect Mother’s Day appetizer. The tender pork filling features ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, and Asian vegetables, packing each pocket-sized dumpling with flavor.

For the Jiaozi Dumplings recipe, click here.

Mini Frittatas

These mini egg muffins will get kids measuring, whisking, and pouring ingredients together with easy-to-follow steps. The result is handheld frittatas that work perfectly for a breakfast-in-bed tray.

For the Mini Frittatas recipe, click here.

Mocha, Vanilla, and Chocolate Cups

Kicking everyday, pre-made ingredients up a notch is key to giving kids free reign in the kitchen. These protein-packed yogurt cups add new flavors to vanilla yogurt and are layered together in cups. If your kid can scoop, they can serve this sweet dish to Mama.

For the Mocha, Vanilla, and Chocolate Cups recipe, click here.

No Bake Champagne Cookie Pops

OK, Dad should pour and boil the Champagne. But after step one, kids can roll, dip, and decorate these fun, no-bake desserts all on their own. Use different sprinkles and icings to customize and decorate each cookie pop.

For the No Bake Champagne Cookie Pops recipe, click here.

Polar Bear White Hot Chocolate

If your kids are a little more hesitant to get in the kitchen to cook for Mom, this festive recipe will surely pique their interest. Not only is this white hot chocolate perfectly sweet and milky, it is seriously cute.

For the Polar Bear White Hot Chocolate recipe, click here.

Wee Burgers

Wee Burgers

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Everyone loves mini foods, including kids. These simply seasoned sliders are easy to customize with your favorite cheeses, toppings, and sauces, and involve just a few short and easy steps.

For the Wee Burgers recipe, click here.