Cooking with Mom

Create lasting memories by baking in the kitchen with your kids. The heavenly aromas and tasty treats may only last a day, but the memories will last a lifetime.

  • Chocolate Sugar Cookies
    Photo: William Dickey; Styling: Rose Nguyen

    Chocolate Sugar Cookies

    Five ingredients are all you need to make these too-delicious chocolate sugar cookies. Six, if you count love.
  • Little Monster Cupcakes
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    Little Monster Cupcakes

    The best part about these fun cupcakes is that there’s no right or wrong way to make a face. Make them with your kids and let them express themselves, even if it means making extra eyes.
  • Hazelnut-Sugar Cookie S'mores
    Photo: Oxmoor House

    Hazelnut-Sugar Cookie S'mores

    Sometimes baking with mom means sneaking in a shortcut, like the microwave! Nuke these easy-peasy Nutella treats for 20 seconds, then serve.
  • Simon the Centipede
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    Simon the Centipede

    Creepy, crawly fans will love giving this love bug a face only a mother could love. Dress him up with your favorite candy and let the laughter begin.
  • Easiest Peanut Butter Cookies
    Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Easiest Peanut Butter Cookies

    Four ingredient peanut butter cookies that are ready in about 20 minutes? We’re in love! Moms know that kids do their best sharing when their hands are busy, so put them to work flattening the tops with a fork.
  • Crisp Rice Cereal Sushi

    Crisp Rice Cereal Sushi

    Dessert sushi is all the rage. Give the pint-sized chef in your kitchen room to explore by being his sou chef. You chop and let him create.
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pie
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    Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pie

    Let your kiddo work her energy out while making a dessert that’s easy and delicious. Tell her about the first time you made cookies with your mom and watch the giggles begin.
  • Fairy Princess Wands
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    Fairy Princess Wands

    The next time a lazy Saturday at home leaves anyone crying “I’m bored!”, whip out these recipe. The princesses in your life will love adding fun decoration, and can perfect their outfits while the treats set up.
  • Peanut Butter-Caramel Candy Bites With Colorful Candies
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Harget

    Peanut Butter-Caramel Bites

    Three ingredients are all you need to make these too-cute treats. Let your kids shape the store-bought dough into balls and add the M&M topper.
  • Puddin' Heads

    Puddin' Heads

    Crazy faces make for must-have memories. Break out all the goodies in your candy drawer and fridge and let their imaginations run wild while you soak in the fun.
  • Jell-O Stars

    Jell-O Stars

    What could be more fun that making wiggly treats with cookie cutters? Serve these in a stack, watch them dance, and wait for the giggles.

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