When the weather is gloomy, there’s only one thing to do: get in the kitchen! If you’re cooped up with tiny helpers, whip up something together. These kid-friendly recipes are easy to make and even more fun to eat.
We think the cherry on top is the best part of a fudge sundae. If you agree, you’ll love these maraschino and milk chocolate cordials. Chocolate gently warmed inside phyllo shells in the microwave makes this safe for younger children.
Pizza on a mini bagel? That’s old news. For a fun take on a classic recipe, fill phyllo shells with pizza ingredients. This easy snack comes together in no time and can be customized with whatever toppings suit your tiny chefs’ tastes.
With a little supervision, older kids can cook up this simple sloppy Joe recipe. By combining ground turkey, pre-made tomato sauce and flaky phyllo, you’ve got a healthy treat that makes minimal mess — meaning you can bring dinner out of the dining room and into the den.
Too wet to get out and garden? Plant assorted berries and fruits in a bed of chocolate pudding instead. To create a more dirt-like effect, crush your favorite sandwich cookie in a plastic baggie and sprinkle over the pudding base.
A lunchbox staple gets a phyllo upgrade. Pre-swirled PB & J makes this recipe a cinch, but you could just as easily mix your favorite jam or jelly in these simple shells and top with banana slices. For an added crunch, add a dash of granola.
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