• From Cookbooks To Cookies: Necessities For Baking With Kids

    This fall, make baking fun with our top picks for baking and cooking with little ones.

    By Nadia Ramlakhan

    Let your little ones join you in the kitchen for some family fun! Instead of you doing all the work, your kids can follow easy recipes and even help with the mixing. We’ve compiled a list of everything you’ll need to bake the tastiest treats, while keeping your kitchen nice and clean.


    Color Me! Cookie
    Just this once, it’s okay to play with your food! Turn tasty cookies into works of art before you devour them. Use Eleni’s Color Me! (with edible ink) markers to draw on and decorate all kinds of fun shapes including dinosaurs, flowers, crowns, and even cars. Perfect for fall baking adventures, birthday parties, and more. $35, elenis.com

     

    Wean Green Garden Pack
    These glass containers are perfect for storing your left-over baked goodies. Five times stronger than regular glass, Wean Green is all about combining environmentally friendly products with style. So pack up those brownies for snack time at school! $20.99, toysrus.com

     

     

     

    Williams Sonoma’s  Kids Baking Cookbook
    Your kids will learn how to bake pies, pastries, muffins, and more with this cookbook. Aside from fun and tasty recipes, kids are also taught the basics of baking including measurements, how to peel fruits, and organization. A glossary is also included. $9.36, amazon.com

     

     

     

    Personalized Apron and Chef Hat
    Any little chef will love this apron and hat set. Choose from pink, red, or white and over a dozen font styles to embellish with your child’s name. The handmade items feature a cupcake design and pockets for your supplies. $38, etsy.com

     

     

     

    Melamine Baking Set
    Made especially for those eager junior chefs, the non-slip mixing bowl is the perfect way to avoid a huge mess. Recommended for ages 3 and up, the set also includes four measuring cups and four measuring spoons–each with a different color for easy reference. The spouts are made for no-spill pouring and the tools are attached to a removable ring for safekeeping. $23.50, forsmallhands.com

     

     

    Autumn Leaf Sprinkles
    Top off your cupcakes, brownies, and cookies with these confetti leaves just in time for fall. They add lots of color and seasonal fun to your food–and not to mention a little extra sweetness! $2.69, sweetwise.com

     

     

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