Children’s Cook Books

Engaging little ones in cooking their own food and snacks is a great way to teach them about nutrition, reading and following steps, patience, and the reward of seeing a task to completion. Below are some child-friendly cookbooks to get you started the next time you are looking for kid assistance in the kitchen. Bon appétit!

C is for Cooking, Recipes from the street by Susan McQuinlan – a Sesame Street cookbook

Mom and Me Cookbook by Annabel Karmel – a DK Children book

Betty Crocker’s Kids Cook! by Betty Crocker

Kids’ Baking: 60 Delicious Recipes for Children to Make by Sara Lewis

New Junior Cookbook by Better Homes and Gardens

The Gastrokid Cookbook: Feeding a Foodie Family in a Fast-Food World by Hugh Garvey

Naples #1 and Paris #2 by Giada de Laurentis

The Usborn Cookbook for Children by Rebecca Gilpin and Fiona Patchett

The Silver Spoon for Children: Favorite Italian Recipes by the Editors of Phaidon Press

Salad People and More Real Recipes: A New Cookbook for Preschoolers and Up by Mollie Katzen