Peanut Butter Apple Crackers (with toppings!)

Peanut Butter Apple Crackers from fivelittlechefs.com is a simple snack kids can customize themselves! Go on, play with your food! #peanutbutter #apple #kidscooking

The kids come home from school and want a snack right away. Does that sound familiar? Our school gets out late in the day so I do not want to give them a lot to eat or they will not eat their dinner. Of course they are hungry so a little snack to keep them content until dinner is what they need. These Peanut Butter Apple Crackers are fun because the kids can choose their toppings. What kid doesn’t like {Read More}

Strawberry Puffed Pastry Sandwich

Berries in sugar

  We love quick desserts because they are great for kids to practice cooking from start to finish. A lot of times recipes are too lengthy in time so they don’t make it all the way through without a lot of encouragement from me. Quick recipes are much simpler which usually means done in 15-30 minutes. The Little Chefs can see their progress and see they are close to the end when their attention starts to diminish which helps them {Read More}

Simple Chocolate Sauce

Simple Chocolate Sauce from fivelittlechefs.com

Do you ever need a last minute dessert? Every now and then while eating dinner my Little Chefs ask if we could have dessert. I usually start to panic and think what do we have already made that can be a dessert. Sometimes we have more options then others, but we always seem to have ice cream. So then the question arrives how do we embellish the ice cream? We always have sprinkles, unless Little Chef H finds the latest {Read More}

Vanilla Mixed Berry Popsicle

Vanilla Mixed Berry Popsicle from fivelittlechefs.com A fun summer treat to cool you down. #popsicle #vanillaberry #recipe

  Popsicles are a big part of summer in our house. My Little Chefs go outside to play but then it seems almost immediately they come back in asking for a popsicle. I’m amazed at what they can do with a popsicle hanging out of their mouths! We found they molds one day while shopping and thought we could try making our own. The good part is the mixing of the ingredients is very quick. The bad part is they {Read More}

Funnel Cake

Funnel Cake from fivelittlechefs.com A delicious dessert with ingredients from your pantry. #funnelcake #recipe

My only memory of funnel cake is being at an amusement park with family and my sisters boyfriend. As I recall he loved funnel cakes and had to get one upon seeing them. My Little Chefs have never been in a location where funnel cakes were served. A friend gave us a funnel cake kit and we have had a great time using it and creating our own memories. We describe funnel cake like a donut. Crispy on the outside, {Read More}

German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake by fivelittlechefs.com - The best German Chocolate Cake recipe out there #cake #chocolate #desserts #recipe

This is one of Chef Dad’s and Chef Grandpa’s favorite kind of cake. That being said, we needed to come up with a really good recipe that would “take the cake” with Chef Grandpa and Chef Dad. This German Chocolate Cake recipe has a rich chocolate cake, with a creamy oh-so-delicious frosting. The trick to this cake, it to make it at least one day before you will be eating, wait…lets not kid ourselves….devouring this cake! This recipe is, and {Read More}

Orange Fruit Dip

Orange Fruit Dip by fivelittlechefs.com - a super easy and delicious fruit dip perfect for summer bbq's and picnics #recipes #appetizers #orange #fruit #dip

Summer is here, which means many BBQ’s, family reunions and picnics. In needing a side dish for a family picnic, we decided to make up one of the Little Chefs favorite fruit dips. Our Orange Fruit Dip is so delicious and perfect for picnics on  the hot summer days. It is very refreshing, and you can make it up to 2 days ahead of time – which is great when some summer days are all play and no work (including {Read More}

Patriotic Old Fashioned Candied Popcorn

Patriotic old Fashioned Candied Popcorn by fivelittlechefs.com - this old fashioned candied popcorn is fast and so yummy. Perfect for parties and celebrations #popcorn #candy #recipe #party food

This recipe came from my Grandma. I remember helping her make this popcorn when I was young, and she teaching me how to get the candy coating to “soft ball stage”. I then remember this being the best popcorn ever made. I have never made this popcorn since I was was young, which seems like forever ago. And I was thinking about her the other day, and all the memories I had spending time with her.  So I wanted to {Read More}

Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler

Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler by fivelittlechefs.com - a very simple & delicious dutch oven dessert #Dutch Oven #Peach Cobbler #for campers #recipe

My Little Chefs LOVE to camp and to also spend time with Grandma and Grandpa up at their cabin. There is nothing quite like the outdoors – playing (REAL playing – with rocks, sticks and A LOT of dirt), roasting marshmallows on the fire, taking hikes, spending quality time with friends and family!! One of our favorite things to do while at the cabin and while camping is cook with our Dutch Ovens. What makes the food amazing is not {Read More}

Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies by fivelittlechefs.com - A soft and chewy Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookie #oatmeal cookie #cookies #recipe

There is something about Butterscotch in an Oatmeal Cookie that is just delicious! The other night we needed to make a quick treat to take over to a neighbor’s home. The Little Chefs were looking through all our recipes to try to find something new or something they had not made for a while. They came across this Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies recipe, and they all insisted that just had to make this recipe, even though we had just made a {Read More}