These kid-approved fruit recipes take everyday produce and transform it into unique treats your little ones will love.
- Beau Gustafson
Kid-Approved FruitEven the pickiest eaters will have a blast tasting fruit when it appears on a sandwich, in a smoothie, or even as sushi! Find out which recipes ranked at the top of the charts when we had kid judges taste our recipes.
Coconut FrushiFruit sushi, or frushi, is an Asian-inspired finger food that makes eating fruit fun! Instead of the traditional soy sauce, use honey or melted jelly for dipping. Our kid judges suggested topping this recipe with grapes, peaches, strawberries, or mango.
Lemony Fruit DipOur kid judges gave this lightened fruit dip recipe the highest ranking. It's easy enough for weekday snacking, and impressive enough to serve to a crowd at neighborhood cookouts or when friends come for a sleepover.
Berry Breakfast PizzasRefrigerated biscuits take the place of pizza crust for this fruit-tabulous take on the kid-friendly favorite. "It would be good if Mom did the bread, and I added my own toppings," said Emma.
Grilled Peanut Butter and Banana Split SandwichThis sandwich recipe proves you can put just about anything between two slices of bread. Strawberries, bananas, and pineapple jam are the stars of this show, and kids of any age will be pleasantly surprised by the gooey chocolate-peanut butter goodness inside.
Three-Fruit Yogurt ShakeIf your kids find new foods intimidating, mix up fresh fruits in a shake or smoothie and add a fun swirly straw for slurping. With a base of low-fat yogurt, you can add any flavorful fruit to this versatile (and healthy!) recipe.
Banana Fluffer NuttersFor a lightly sweetened late-night treat, bite into Banana Fluffer Nutters.
Creamy Frozen Fruit PopsFor a smarter kid-friendly snack, serve them Creamy Frozen Fruit Cups made with frozen raspberries, fresh strawberries, and Greek yogurt.
Banana-Berry Buttermilk SmoothieThis quick smoothie comes together in a flash. Simply combine ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
Blueberry and Maple-Pecan Granola ParfaitsKids will love to assemble their own parfaits.