Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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    Cafe Rio Copycat Pork Bowls

    My friends are big fans of Cafe Rio's sweet pork tacos, so I came up with this version to eat in the comfort of our own homes. Serve the pork in flour tortillas or taco shells, or enjoy it on its own. —Donna Gribbins, Shelbyville, Kentucky

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    29 Types of Chocolate Chip Cookies You’re Not Baking (Yet!)

    It's hard to resist a chocolate chip cookie. Whether you like them soft or crisp, here are the different types...

    Stojo Jr. Containers Are Here to Save the Day for Back to School

    The new Stojo Jr. containers are reusable, collapsible, stackable and leakproof little wonders you'll want to add to your lunch...

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    Slow-Cooker Monkey Bread

    3 reviews

    I often take this slow-cooker monkey bread to church potlucks—children and adults alike love it! The rum extract is optional....

    This Easy Hostess Cupcake Recipe Is Perfect to Make with Kids

    Make lunch extra special by baking a homemade version of the classic Hostess Cupcake.

    18 Healthy Breakfasts for Kids They’ll Actually Want to Eat

    Is it hard to get your little one excited for a healthy breakfast? Worry no more!

    60 Healthy Lunches for Kids

    Feel good about the items you're adding to your kiddo's lunchbox with these healthy lunches for kids. Along with mains,...

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    35 School Lunch Ideas for Teens

    These easy school lunch ideas for teens will keep them full and focused all afternoon. (Psst: Did you notice we...

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    30 Fun Breakfasts for the First Day of School

    School is back in session! Your kids will have full tummies and fueled brains before the bell rings thanks to...

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    35 Healthy Dinners Kids Can’t Get Enough Of

    No more begging kids to eat just one bite of broccoli. We've rounded up our top family-friendly recipes that offer...

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    48 Easy No-Bake Recipes for Kids

    Aprons on, everybody! These no-bake recipes for kids will make the whole family happy.

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    100+ Meals Kids Love

    No more struggling with picky eaters at dinnertime! Here are recipes kids are sure to love.

    40 Snack Ideas for Kids

    Looking for easy snacks for kids? These creative snack ideas are perfect to pack in school lunches or munch on...

    13 Animal-Shaped Foods That Kids Love to Eat

    From piglets and hedgehogs to a rainbow-colored unicorn, all of these cute foods will win over kids and grown-ups!

    How to Make Rock Candy at Home

    This step-by-step guide will teach you how to make rock candy. It's a great chance to learn some science—with a...

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    28 Easy Cookie Recipes for Kids to Enjoy After School

    Perfect for an after-school pick-me-up, have these easy and fun cookies ready for a surprise! From classic chocolate chip to...

    28 Favorite Lunch Box Ideas

    Pack a lunch your kids (and you!) will love—including wraps, salads, soups, snacks and more lunch box ideas.

    Vermont Maple Cookies

    26 reviews

    I created this recipe after tasting maple cookies with a maple glaze at a bakery in Stowe, Vermont, some years...

    8 Super Easy Snack Ideas Anyone Can Put Together

    Need a grab-and-go snack box for your afternoon slump or a stack of treats ready for your kids? The snack...

    Peanutty Candy Bars

    12 reviews

    These chewy, gooey bars surely won't last long. Good thing they're quick and easy to make!—Mary Schmittinger, Colgate, Wisconsin

    Chewy Caramel-Coated Popcorn

    1 review

    When I was a kid, my mom made this recipe often. I've adapted it to make it more chewy and...

    Apricot Leather

    1 review

    Since it's not sticky, this is a tasty, nutritious snack that's perfect to take along on whatever trail you travel....

    White Chocolate Cereal Bars

    2 reviews

    A friend shared with me this fresh take on traditional crispy treats. My husband loves them, and I feel so...

    Peanut Butter Mini Muffins

    21 reviews

    These bite-size muffins are perfect to send in our kids' lunches for snacktime. I make regular-size muffins for church functions...

    Fire Truck Cookies

    I created these simple snacks as part of fire safety program at the school. The activities also included a visit...

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    Beary Cute Cookies

    2 reviews

    These cheery and cute cookies will delight kids of all ages! I like to make fun foods but don't care...

    So-Easy Snack Mix

    I eat this tasty treat just as much as (if not more than) the kids! Have fun with it by...

    Blueberry Cream Pops

    4 reviews

    Blueberry-and-cream pops are such a fun after-school snack. Make them in the morning so the pops are ready to go...

    Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes

    My husband's love for classic peanut butter and jelly inspired this recipe. The strawberry buttercream and peanut butter frosting are...

    Marshmallow Pops

    11 reviews

    Making these pops is a fun activity for a children's party because any age can participate. Customize them for holidays...

    Lunch Box Pizzas

    7 reviews

    When you have these fun-to-make mini pizzas, it's no challenge finding lunch fare that the kids enjoy. Plus they pack...