Inviting kids into the kitchen can be an intentional way to pass down traditions, swap stories, and maybe learn a thing or two about each other in the process. At the end of the day, the mess can take on a new form: consider the flour scattering the counter and dirty dishes brimming the sink remnants of well-spent time together—and sweet memories to savor.
Without further ado, here are a few delicious, yet simple recipes from Jo and our friends from Magnolia Network to kick off baking with the help of little hands.
Here’s to memories in the making!
moist bread with chunky, ripe bananas and a caramelized sugar topping
a classic cookie with cinnamon, sugar, and a sweet glaze
thin layers of dough with cinnamon filling cut into squares
bite-sized buttermilk biscuits with flaky, melt-in-your-mouth layers
homemade oatmeal cookies with fluffy vanilla frosting sandwiched between
From _Cookie Delivery—_Zoë Bakes with Zoë François
a classic brownie recipe, reimagined with peanut butter, Oreos, Nutella and toasted hazelnuts, or mixed chocolate chunks
From Cornbread with Honey Butter—A Chef’s Guide to Soul Food with Millie Peartree
classic and crumbly cornbread served alongside homemade honey butter
a combination of cream cheese, vanilla pudding, and homemade whipped cream layered with vanilla wafers and banana slices
From S’mores and Hotdish—Zoë Bakes with Zoë François
homemade cinnamon-honey graham crackers painted with bittersweet chocolate