Back to School Recipes

Arm yourself with grab-and-go breakfasts, make-ahead lunches and healthy school snacks you know your kids will love. Then, let our easy dinners come to the rescue after a long day.

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    21 Back-to-School Meal Planning Ideas

    Getting back into a routine can be rough! These back-to-school meal planning ideas are full of tasty breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes—all with five ingredients or fewer.

    43 Cafeteria Copycat Recipes That’ll Take You Back

    From sloppy joes to tapioca pudding, these cafeteria food copycat recipes will bring you right back...


    40 Healthy Snacks for Kids

    Snack time can be fun and good for you, too! This collection of healthy snacks for kids includes recipes like avocado dip...


    Chocolate-Covered Pretzels

    4 reviews

    These chocolate-covered pretzels came from my grandma who loves to make candy and treats for my students. I have followed...


    42 Cold Lunch Ideas

    These cold lunch ideas are delicious and hearty! No refrigerator or microwave needed.

    20 Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Ideas You Haven’t Tried Yet

    Go beyond the classic with these creative peanut butter and jelly sandwich ideas perfect for kids—and kids at heart.


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    28 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...


    17 Back-to-School Gifts for Grade Schoolers

    Celebrate the start of a new year with these creative back-to-school gifts for kids. We have ideas that are practical,...


    19 Back-to-School Gifts for College Students

    From sentimental items to must-have dorm decor, these gifts for college students will make the new school year a success.


    21 Back-to-School Teacher Gifts

    Whether they're in the classroom or online, educators work incredibly hard. Show your thanks with these heartwarming teacher gifts. We...

    17 Back-to-School Gifts for High Schoolers

    New school year, new supplies. Cross something fun off of your teen's wish list with these back-to-school gifts for students.


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    Slow-Cooker Monkey Bread

    2 reviews

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


    Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake

    I wanted to make something based on my friend's love of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. This cheesecake recipe has...


    Baby Shark Cake

    It doesn't take much to add a fun theme to a birthday party. This delightfully decorated baby shark cake, plus...


    Back-to-School Survival Kit Ideas for Kids from Kindergarten to College

    These are the handy items to pack in a back-to-school survival kit that your student will rely on day after...

    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!


    PB&J Chex Mix

    As a kid, I loved to add crunchy textures, like chips or popcorn, to my PB&J sandwiches. This mix has...


    100 Meals Kids Love

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


    Our Best-Ever Party Appetizers

    These yummy bite-sized party appetizers are the perfect starter for any type of party—and the perfect excuse to throw one!


    Vermont Maple Cookies

    15 reviews

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


    S’more Bars

    79 reviews

    These great-tasting bars will bring back sweet campfire memories, whether they're served as an after-school snack or for dessert. —Lisa...


    Courtside Caramel Corn

    32 reviews

    My guests say they can't stop eating my caramel corn! For our basketball party I fix enough to fill a...

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    Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

    14 reviews

    This soft, chewy oatmeal breakfast bar recipe features a hint of orange marmalade for a fun change of pace from...


    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...


    Top 10 Ways to Jazz Up a Box of Mac and Cheese

    On busy weeknights, let a box of macaroni and cheese come to the rescue! Gobble it up as is, or...


    60 Italian Pasta Dishes That Make You Say Mangia!

    If you're going to treat yourself to a hearty, comforting meal then Italian pasta is definitely the way to go.