Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

This one’s for the chocolate lovers. Step up your game with these Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies. They’re soft, chewy, and include a spicy surprise!

Sweet Potato Jack-o’-Lanterns

Kids Cooking Kits

There’s something about carving food that makes eating it so fun! Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, these jack-o’-lanterns will melt in your mouth.

Mummy Hot Dogs

Wrap “bandages” around your hot dog to make your own mummy! Although these ones aren’t so scary, only delicious!

Mouthwatering Miso

Miso Soup

Miso soup is a staple in Japanese cuisine. In fact, it’s believed that on average, people in Japan eat it about once a day! Made from miso paste and traditional fish stock called “dashi,” this dish is best served when fresh and warm. Don’t forget to add tofu, if desired!

A Sprinkle of Furikake

Furikake

Furikake is a common household item in Japan. Many homecooks even them keep furikake in their spice cabinets at home and use it to flavor a variety of different foods. In the U.S., you might find furikake at an Asian market or festival. But today we’ll teach you how to make it yourself!

*Grown-up Note: If you only have raw sesame seeds at home, help your kids toast them in a skillet on low heat before preparing the rest of this recipe. Advise them to stir the seeds every minute or so until they become fragrant and lightly toasted. This should take about 7-8 minutes.

Mexican Rice

Photo of Mexican Rice

Experimenting with rice is a wonderful way to help finicky kids branch out. It’s hard not to love plain rice with butter and salt, but you might be surprised at the happy reception this fluffy, flavorful Mexican rice receives. Mild salsa, butter, and spices make this simple side dish a kid-approved favorite.