Fruit Recipes for Kids

These kid-approved fruit recipes take everyday produce and transform it into unique treats your little ones will love.

  • Kid-Approved Fruit
    Beau Gustafson

    Kid-Approved Fruit

    Even 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 Frushi
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro

    Coconut Frushi

    Fruit 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 Dip
    Karry Hosford

    Lemony Fruit Dip

    Our 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 Pizzas

    Berry Breakfast Pizzas

    Refrigerated 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 Sandwich
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr

    Grilled Peanut Butter and Banana Split Sandwich

    This 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 Shake
    Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Cindy Manning Barr

    Three-Fruit Yogurt Shake

    If 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.
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