If you have ever wanted to travel the world from the comfort of your kitchen, get started with some of these easy recipes. We asked for people to share their favorite kid friendly recipes from around the world, and boy, did they deliver! So many amazing dishes to try, from Hungarian walnut cookies to slow cooker Korean BBQ beef, we can’t wait to try these easy recipes. We think you will agree!
Kid Friendly Recipes from Around the World
Since we have plenty of time on our hands, why not spend time baking with kids? These easy recipes from around the world will allow families to enjoy some new ideas from the comfort of their kitchen. With everything from breakfast to dessert, here are some of the easiest kid friendly recipes from around the world.
These easy Belgian waffles are perfect for breakfast with the family! Kids love helping whip up the egg whites and scooping the fluffy batter into the waffle iron (with mom and dad’s help, of course!) Serve classic with syrup and butter or top with fried chicken for an epic chicken and waffles brunch!
If you've ever driven the Road to Hana on Maui, you probably have stopped to buy roadside banana bread. It's incredible! This Hawaiian banana bread recipe will transport you back to Hawaii with just one bite.
If you've never heard of a Frankie before, you're missing out. It is Indian food in minutes! A savory, spicy "Indian Burrito", Frankies are great for using up leftovers. A great no-mess way to make Indian Breakfast Burritos that kids will love.
These gluten free and vegan banana oats spinach muffins are made from oats flour as a base, with banana and spinach to enhance the nutritional value and taste of the muffins. All of my friends and family who tasted it absolutely loved the moist and tender muffins. It is hard to believe that these are gluten free and vegan as well.
Whip up a batch of homemade Lebanese Hummus Recipe and keep it for snacking throughout the week. It is healthy and packed with protein, pairing perfectly with pita bread or vegetables. I also like to use it on sandwiches and wraps!
Hawaii is known for their plate lunches. One of the popular meats to get in a Hawaiian plate lunch is Shoyu Chicken. This soy sauce Hawaiian chicken is tasty over rice and makes a great leftover lunch.
Perfect for a family dinner this Cuban Picadillo Recipe is easy to make with only a handful of ingredients. Made with ground beef, ground pork, tomatoes, raisins, olives, and more it is served with rice for the ultimate comfort food dish.
An easy Korean Bibimbap Recipe ready to eat in under 30 minutes! The Bibimbap ingredients start with healthy ground turkey and include carrots, mushrooms, spinach, Gochujang sauce, and more! Specifically made in mind for the whole family as each item is cooked separate yet fast for customizable bowls for adults and all the way down to toddlers!
Easy Mexican Instant Pot rice and beans makes a delicious and quick vegetarian lunch, dinner, or side dish. Loaded with the bold flavor of salsa and spices, this hearty dish is a delicious addition to taco night. This Mexican Instant Pot rice and beans recipe also would be the perfect base for a burrito or burrito bowl.
The whole family will love this Pasta with Peas, a tasty 1-pot 10 minute midweek dinner that’s bursting with fresh taste! It’s a delicious, hearty and family friendly Italian dish (pasta e piselli). Plus it’s so easy!
It's easy to make mac and cheese without a recipe when you have my super simple formula. Imagine making quick and creamy macaroni and cheese without rifling through cookbooks, searching Pinterest, or calling mom. This is an easy recipe to make with kids!
Bobotie is a South African dinner recipe comprising beef mince, sultanas, curry spices and eggs. It's mild in flavour and is served regularly in South African households. It is best served with creamed spinach and butternut squash mash
You can't go to Hawaii without trying malasadas. These fluffy, sugary, balls of dough are originally Portuguese, but Hawaii has made them famous! They have evolved over the years and now they are filled with tropical flavors like coconut, mango, and passion fruit.
Try baking corn flakes chocolate chips cookies for Chinese New Year. Though not traditional CNY cookies, we always get compliments from our CNY guests. This is an easy baking project with your kids too.
Enjoy the flavors of Hawaii with these no bake guava cheesecake bars on a macadamia nut and graham cracker crust. It’s a simple and easy way to bring a new flavor to the table that the kids can easily make themselves!
Queen of Puddings is a traditional British dessert that brings together a thick breadcrumb cake-like custard, tangy raspberry jam and a fluffy crown of baked meringue. It’s easy and delicious, plus the kids will love, whipping the meringue, putting it all together, and eating it!
Soft Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting are thick buttery sugar cookies slathered with a creamy frosting and lots of colorful sprinkles. These big bakery style cookies are perfect baking with the kiddos!
These Walnut Crescent Cookies are easy to make with kids. They are similar to shortbread cookies, but the ground walnuts give them a moister texture so they are crumbly in a melt-in-your-mouth way. And the generous dusting of the vanilla powdered sugar will lift them up. They are traditional Christmas cookies in Hungary.
Adapted from one of our favorite holiday family recipes, Mom’s Raisin Griddle Cookies are Welsh cookies and are sooo good! They’re cooked on a griddle (no oven needed) and they're made gluten free and dairy free.