Baking to do for all the neighbors, teachers, coaches? Check. Antsy kids stuck inside? Check. Why not put your kids to work in the kitchen? You’ll create holiday memories and get all that cooking done. Read through our guide for super easy, fun recipes that will fill your family’s bellies and your neighbor’s gift basket. Now that’s a recipe for success.

Petite Apple Pie Perfection

The Blond Cook shares a trick for making a dessert that's easy as pie. You’ll love how kid-friendly the process is: Start with crescent rolls, a sprinkle of brown sugar, add a slice of apple and a dab of butter. Voila! Apple pie at your little one’s fingertips. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream for extra smiles!  Get the recipe here.

photo: The Blond Cook

Will you be in the kitchen with kids this holiday season? Share with us in a Comment below. 

—Cherie Gough