40 Great Kid-Friendly Recipes


Coming up with new recipes that your kids will enjoy can be hard.

My youngest is picky, so I know how hard it can be but I love trying to find a new meal that he may enjoy.

That’s why I decided to share a list of 40 Kid-Friendly recipes for you and your children to enjoy! I hope there are a few recipes in this list that you will enjoy and bookmark for future reference.


Irish Nachos – Baking Beauty

Pizza Monkey Bread – Sugar, Spice and Family Life


Healthy Pumpkin Cookies – All She Cooks


Three Ingredient Meatballs – Basically Speaking


One-Pot Vegan Mac & Cheese – Strength and Sunshine


Greek Style Kabobs – Kids and a Blog, Just Add Dirt


Spaghetti Bake Recipe – Basically Speaking


Freezer Friendly Beef and Bean Burritos – Thrifty T’s Treasures


Chili Cheese Frito Skillet – Thrifty Jinxy


Homemade Spaghetti O’s – Sunshine and Strength


Oven Baked Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders – Low Carb Yum


Bacon Ham Mac N Cheese Sandwich – Small Town Woman


Tangy Slow Cooker Tortellini – Faith Filled Food for Moms

Easy 5 Ingredient Slow Cooker Pulled Pork – Fearless Dining


Easy Doritos Chicken Tenders – Dancing Through the Rain

  Purple Sweet Potato Tator Tots – Strength & Sunshine

Easy Stovetop Frito Pie – Hello Little Home

Turkey Meatballs without Breadcrumbs – The Fit Blog

Chicken Dinner Pasta Salad – Mom Foodie

Gluten Free Zucchini Ricotta Meatballs – Fearless Dining

Tator Tot Casserole – My Organized Chaos


Peanut Butter Lo Mein – Mom Foodie


Pepperoni Pizza Grilled Cheese Sandwich – Baking Beauty

Ham and Cheese Stuffed Monkey Bread – Sugar, Spice and Family Life


Macaroni Pizza Casserole – Ann’s Entitled Life


Paleo Low Carb Chicken Nuggets – Wholesome Yum



Wrapless Burrito – Basically Speaking

Cheesy Rainbow Rice with Ground Beef – My Organized Chaos


Homemade Hot Pockets – Kids and a Blog, Just Add Dirt


Loaded BBQ Pork Baked Potatoes – Glue Sticks & Gum Drops


Copycat Taco Bell Crunchwrap Supreme – Dancing Through the Rain


Vanilla Mug Cake – Wholesome Yum


Turkey Meatloaf Cupcakes – Baking Beauty


Taco Stuffed Shells – Aileen Cooks


Baked Black Bean Taquitos with Avocado Cream – Hello Little Home


Easy Chicken Stir Fry – My Organized Chaos


One Pot Cheesy Ham and Pea Campanelle –  Small Town Woman


Easy Banana Bread Recipe – Basically Speaking


Easy Homemade Hamburger Helper – Glue Sticks & Gumdrops


Nana’s Special Chicken Recipe – The Professional Mom Project


Chili Dog Recipe – Sugar, Spice and Family Life


Chicken and Egg Curry Sandwich – The Fit Blog


Funny  Animal Faces Toast – All She Cooks


Sticky Asian Marinated Chicken Legs – Fearless Dining


Mac and Cheese Soup – Dancing Through the Rain


Slow Cooker Pot Pie – Basically Speaking


Lime Glazed Chicken Thighs – Mom Foodie


Corn Flake Crusted Chicken – My Joy-Filled Life 


Homemade Corndog Bites – The Flying Couponer


Low Carb Pizza Skillet – Low Carb Yum


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  1. June 1, 2017 / 8:00 am
    I've got some picky eaters at home so I can't wait to give a few of these a try! Thanks for the great collection!
    • Diane
      June 2, 2017 / 12:09 am
      Picky eaters can be hard. My son would be happy if I let him live on Pogos and Salad. lol
    • Diane
      June 2, 2017 / 12:08 am
      I can't wait to try your recipe with my kids!
  2. Lynda Cook
    June 2, 2017 / 11:39 am
    So many awesome kid friendly recipes, they are all worthy to make and I love them all, but the Sticky Asian Marinated Chicken Legs keeps calling my name!!
  3. kristen visser
    June 2, 2017 / 2:44 pm
    oh gosh this post has me hungry lol. i have it bookmarked cause i wanna try ALL of this but especially those Irish Nachos wowie!
  4. crystal parsons
    June 2, 2017 / 3:23 pm
    I would like to try the irish noachos
  5. Treen Goodwin
    June 2, 2017 / 5:05 pm
    The Irish Nachos look scrumptious :) yum
  6. Debbie White Beattie
    June 2, 2017 / 8:48 pm
    I have 3 that I will be trying and I've already printed the recipe and they are #1. Chili Cheese Frito Skillet – Thrifty Jinx #2. Easy Doritos Chicken Tenders – Dancing Through the Rain #3. Corn Flake Crusted Chicken – My Joy-Filled Life. All three recipes make my mouth water !
  7. Kam
    June 2, 2017 / 11:25 pm
    I'd love to try the Oven Baked Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders!
  8. Shirley OFlynn
    June 2, 2017 / 11:48 pm
    I would love to try the oven baked bacon wrapped chicken tenders.
  9. Shelley Hickey
    June 4, 2017 / 7:11 am
    I would love to try the HEALTHY PUMPKIN COOKIES!!!
  10. Shirleyp
    June 5, 2017 / 7:34 pm
    pizza monkey bread
  11. Krista M
    June 6, 2017 / 2:50 pm
    We love creative foods! So I know my kids would devour the Bacon Ham Mac N Cheese Sandwich! Delicious AND fun!
  12. Florence Cochrane
    June 7, 2017 / 6:14 pm
    My grandkids would love the pizza monkey bread. Looks yummy.
  13. leeanne c
    June 12, 2017 / 10:09 pm
    I would like to try the monkey pizza
  14. Dave S
    June 19, 2017 / 11:44 am
    These recipes all look so good. I would really like to try the Chili Cheese Frito Skillet
  15. Natalie V
    June 19, 2017 / 2:05 pm
    ooh the ham and cheese monkey bread!!!!! yum!!!!
  16. Lisa m
    June 21, 2017 / 9:43 am
    Taco stuffed shells look very tasty😊
  17. Donnas
    June 22, 2017 / 6:51 am
    I'd love the Greek Style Kabobs, especially now that it's barbecue season. And I know that the family will like it and eat it.
  18. Darren Scrubb
    June 22, 2017 / 11:57 am
    I would love to try the One-Pot Vegan Mac & Cheese – Strength and Sunshine.
  19. Kristi
    June 22, 2017 / 12:09 pm
    There are some great recipes in this list! I would love the Irish Nachos or the Purple Sweet Potato Tots.
  20. Calvin F.
    June 22, 2017 / 3:09 pm
    So many tasty recipes I see.
  21. Carol Oddy
    June 22, 2017 / 4:59 pm
    I would try the spaghetti bake recipe, it looks good.
  22. Tania B
    June 23, 2017 / 3:13 pm
    I would like to try the Pizza Monkey bread.
  23. AD
    June 23, 2017 / 9:05 pm
    Love Irish Nachos and so many ways to vary and change it up! Great list for those picky eaters and mom's looking to mix up the menu a bit!
  24. CL Chin
    June 28, 2017 / 11:40 am
    i would try the healthy pumpkin cookies.
  25. Leslie C
    July 7, 2017 / 2:24 pm
    Oven Baked Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders or Irish Nachos but they all sound delicious!!
  26. July 8, 2017 / 4:10 pm
    I might have to try the Pepperoni Pizza Grilled Cheese Sandwich :)
  27. shannon fowler
    July 9, 2017 / 7:47 pm
    I would love to try so many of these like the healthy pumpkin cookies, the low carb pizza skillet, the greek kabobs, and the turkey meatballs!
  28. Jessica W
    July 10, 2017 / 1:22 pm
    These recipes look amazing! I'm planning to try the Irish Nachos tonight.
  29. Stephanie LaPlante
    July 10, 2017 / 7:26 pm
    I would absolutely love to try the Easy Doritos Chicken Tenders. They sound delicious.
  30. Julie
    July 12, 2017 / 10:51 am
    I'd love to try the meatballs and the mac and cheese! I love me some comfort food!
  31. JoKing
    July 12, 2017 / 6:55 pm
    I do not have kids but I love Irish Nachos.
  32. Christy E
    July 14, 2017 / 7:38 pm
    I would love to try the peanut butter lo mean
  33. Jeannie Lam
    July 15, 2017 / 12:07 am
    I would definitely try the Pizza monkey bread. I can't believe I have never though of that!
  34. Carol M
    July 15, 2017 / 8:44 am
    I'd love to try the pizza monkey bread.
  35. Melissa Storms
    August 20, 2017 / 1:52 pm
    My 13 yo is actually getting interested in cooking himself. I think he would not only enjoy eating these recipes but there are several he can definitely make on his own.
  36. Sandy Klocinski
    August 20, 2017 / 2:15 pm
    I don't have any kids at home but I'd love to try these myself! I live on frozen foods and salad. They all look awesome!
  37. shannon fowler
    August 20, 2017 / 3:10 pm
    These all look really good. I definitely need to try the sweet potato tater tots.
  38. Nora Grahe
    August 20, 2017 / 5:56 pm
    I must say that these recipes are making me hungry! lol Super for kids and entire family and so healthy too! Thank You for them! I will be sending these to my daughter for my grandson will enjoy most of these!
  39. Leigh K.
    August 20, 2017 / 9:47 pm
    Homemade corn dog bites and black bean burritos look like something I would even eat too.
  40. Mark M
    August 21, 2017 / 1:05 pm
    Some really creative recipes. Can't wait to try them for myself and then pass them on.
  41. Jessica C
    August 23, 2017 / 9:44 am
    Great post , there is so many tasty foods there i know my kids would love eating, Thank you for sharing !
  42. Dana Rodriguez
    August 24, 2017 / 11:13 am
    Great list of recipes. Pizza Monkey Bread looks really good!
  43. Cynthia C
    August 27, 2017 / 12:00 pm
    The healthy pumpkin cookies caught my eye!
    August 28, 2017 / 12:12 pm
    This is an awesome collection of recipes to make for children
  45. Jessica W.
    August 29, 2017 / 11:30 am
    My 2 year old loves something one day and refuses to eat it the next. I need the recipes for more ideas!
  46. Gabrielly
    August 31, 2017 / 1:28 pm
    Yummy recipes. I'd love to try.
    • Diane
      September 2, 2017 / 1:37 am
      Lots of great recipes for sure!
  47. Margaret Sarsfield
    September 2, 2017 / 12:51 am
    i cant wait to try the pumpkin cookies!
    • Diane
      September 2, 2017 / 1:37 am
      A great fall treat!
  48. Shane A
    September 2, 2017 / 6:37 am
    I've never had pumpkin cookies before but would like to try this recipe. Perfect time of the year, too!

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