Summer is the perfect time for kids to learn new kitchen skills and have fun cooking for friends and family. American Girl is launching a new cookbook that offers dozens of kid-friendly recipes for cakes, tarts, cookies, icy treats and more that use the bounty of seasonal fruits, celebrate summer days, and help keep kids cool. American Girl Summer Treats offers an enticing collection of delicious baked goods and cool sweets from Mermaid Ice Cream Pops and Frozen Lemonade to Watermelon Cake and Day-at-the-Beach Cupcakes.

American Girl Summer Treats

With more than 50 inspiring recipes will encourage young chefs of all experience levels with no-fail instructions, gorgeous full-color photography, helpful cooking tips and ideas for serving and preparation. Kids can find the perfect recipes to help their families get ready to celebrate the 4th of July or throw an ice cream party. 

American Girl Summer Treats

Summer looks a lot sweeter.

American Girl Summer Treats

Recipes Include:

  • Fireworks Bundt Cake
  • Classic Peach Pie
  • Mud Pie Sundae
  • Mixed Berry Shortcake
  • Fruity Cake Tower
  • Blackberry Tart with Pecan Crust
  • Individual Cherry Cobblers

American Girl Summer Treats will be available on May 26. Preorder now for $19.95.

—Jennifer Swartvagher

All photos courtesy of American Girl

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