The leaves have started to change color, the days are becoming colder, and sweaters are being brought out of the closet once again. Fall is upon us, and along with the colder weather it’s brought those oh so delicious fall flavors!
To celebrate this changing of the seasons, we’ve collected 5 of our favorite fall recipes you can cook with your kids, and share with the entire family.
Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes
Is there anything better than enjoying a warm breakfast on a crisp fall morning? These fluffy pumpkin pancakes add fall flavor to a breakfast staple and are incredibly easy to make.
All you’ll need to cook these are all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, vinegar, eggs, milk, coconut oil, and for that distinct autumn flavor: pumpkin puree, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground cloves, and allspice.
The whole family will love these healthy pancakes, and the kids will learn how to make more than cereal or toast for breakfast.
Grilled Mac and Cheese Sandwich
Everyone loves mac and cheese. It’s simple, it’s quick, it’s delicious, and it’s one of our favorite meals to teach kids to cook at Camp CHOP. But, this grilled mac and cheese sandwich is a total game-changer; One that will blow your kids’ minds..
Bread, American cheese, butter, and mac and cheese are all you’ll need to cook this with the kids. They’ll go crazy for this combination of two of their favorite foods, and it’s simple enough for kids to cook on their own.
Butternut Squash Soup
Nothing warms up the body on a frigid day like a warm soup. It’s fall comfort food at its best, and this butternut squash soup is no exception. Best of all, this soup will last you a week, making for a quick and delicious reheatable lunch or dinner.
To make this nourishing soup, all you’ll need are butternut squash, yellow onion and garlic, fresh sage and rosemary, ginger, extra-virgin olive oil, vegetable oil, salt, and freshly ground black pepper. This will easily become one of your favorite fall seasonal foods.
Skillet Shepherd’s Pie
Looking for a fall recipe that combines all of the major food groups? Look no further than this savory skillet shepherd’s pie that your kids will love to cook with you, and to eat.
Here is what you’ll need to make this hearty dish: mashed potatoes, olive oil, ground beef, your family’s favorite vegetables, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, Italian seasoning, paprika, salt and pepper, all-purpose flour, and beef broth or water.
Put your children’s energy to work mashing up the potatoes, and show them how much fun cooking can be.
Candy Bar Pie
You know we had to have a dessert on this list!
Put all of that leftover Halloween candy to good use with this scrumptious candy bar pie. A pie crust, brown sugar, unsalted butter, eggs, vanilla extract, baking powder, salt, flour, and whatever leftover Halloween candy you have.
This fall recipe will be almost as fun to bake with your kids as it will be for them to eat. It’s the perfect treat to close out the spooky season and to end a meal.
Did these recipes get your kids hungry to learn more about cooking? Then culinary summer camp is right for them.
Camp CHOP is reopening for the 2022 season, and you can register your kids today! Contact our team to learn more about Camp CHOP’s programs and to register for this summer!