32 Healthy Kids Snacks
Milk and cookies may be a classic, but these innovative after school snacks will put a new spin on snack time. Plus, get tips for feeding your picky eater
They might be a little young to learn the nuances of creaming butter and leveling teaspoons of baking soda, but that doesn't mean that kids can't have one recipe that they can call their own. This recipe is so easy to master, your little chefs will be shooing you out of the kitchen in no time.
- 1 cup smooth or chunky peanut butter
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
Mix ingredients in big bowl. Scoop into small balls and arrange on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for about 10 minutes at 400 degrees F. Let cool on rack.
Kids can help: Measure and mix ingredients, scoop dough.
Extras: Dot each cookie with a chocolate chip or two, flash-freeze already-formed cookies on a tray then pack in a freezer bag so you can bake them a few at a time for future snacks.
Deb Perelman is a freelance writer in New York. She blogs about healthy kids snacks and more at Smitten Kitchen.