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21 Blissfully Easy Desserts You Can Make With Your Kids

The sweetest family bonding time ever.

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1. Chalkboard Cookies

ehow.com

Your kids can help prepare these cookies, but what they'll really love doing is painting an image on them once they're done.

Find the recipe here.

2. Watermelon Cupcakes

superhealthykids.com

This super-simple recipe is wonderful for getting kids involved in the kitchen AND eating healthy.

Find the recipe here.

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3. Fruity Pebbles No-Bake Bars

rachelcooks.com

Kids will love mixing the Fruity Pebbles and melted butter/marshmallows almost as much as eating this delish twist on the classic Rice Krispie treat.

Find the recipe here.

4. Trix Krispies

cravingsofalunatic.com

Are your kids more into Trix? If so, you need to team up to make these. (Sorry, no rabbits are allowed to help.)

Find the recipe here.

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5. Ice Cream in a Bag

icanteachmychild.com

This is an awesome recipe/science experiment every parent should try with their kid at least once. Basically, it involves a lot of shaking!

Find the recipe here.

6. Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

isavea2z.com

It doesn't get any more simple — or delicious — than this.

Find the recipe here.

7. Easy Graham Cracker Eclair Cake

hip2save.com

Enjoy lots of mixing and spreading fun without having to use the stove or oven.

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8. Easy Frozen Banana Pops

www2.highlights.com

Even young kids can help out making these healthy treats.

Find the recipe — plus suggestions on how older kids can add additional ingredients — here.

9. Raspberry Crumb Bars

cookingclassy.com

Kids can get really involved with this one by mixing the ingredients, spreading the jam, and sprinkling oats on top.

Find the recipe here.

10. PB&J Pops

marthastewart.com

This isn't one to try with kids who have nut allergies, of course, but the prep process has lots of kid-friendly steps — and the results are yum-yum-yummy.

Find the recipe here.

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11. Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Apple Bites

thecomfortofcooking.com

This is another easy and healthy one your kids will love.

Find the recipe here.

12. Cake Batter Dip

budgetsavvydiva.com

This is a no-bake dip, so all you and your kids need to do is mix the ingredients, then toss them in the fridge!

Find the recipe here.

13. S'mores Dip

fivehearthome.com

Your kids put the chocolate chips and marshmallows in the skillet, then you take over and put it on the stove.

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14. Homemade Donuts

littlebitfunky.com

Kids will love shaping the canned biscuits into donuts — and gorging on the finished product, of course.

Find the recipe here.

15. Homemade Taffy

skiptomylou.org

This recipe involves 15 minutes of pulling the taffy, which kids absolutely love!

Find the recipe here.

16. No-Bake Chewy Cookies and Cream Bars

picky-palate.com

You need just three ingredients to make this deliciousness.

Find the recipe here.

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17. Easy Frozen Yogurt Bites

eatingonadime.com

This one is almost guaranteed to be mess-free even for the littlest of littles.

Find the recipe here.

18. Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries

budgetsavvydiva.com

You'll love the strawberries; your kids will love the sprinkles (and the strawberries).

Find the recipe here.

19. No-Bake Banana Cream Cheesecake

anightowlblog.com

The main part of this recipe involves whisking the ingredients, which is a fun — and appropriate — task for kids.

Find the recipe here.

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20. Three-Ingredient Buttery Shortbread Cookie

chewoutloud.com

This recipe includes a step where the dough is rolled into balls, so yeah, kids like making these.

Find the recipe here.

21. Chocolate Pudding Bowls

bakerella.com

Holy cow — this is the ultimate kids' recipe. Not only does it involve using balloons to make chocolate bowls, but then you and your kids fill them with pudding. Drool.

Find the recipe here.

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