Author Archive

White Chocolate Candy Corn Fudge

Posted on September 25th, 2015 by Patti Brown

White Chocolate Candy Corn Fudge - BuildAMenu.com

We had some candy corn on hand that looked so cheerfully autumnal I was inspired to find a recipe my little guy and I could make with them. I found this recipe for White Chocolate Fudge, made it a little simpler for my boy, added some candy corn, and voila! A new Cooking with Kids [&hellip

Easy Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed

Posted on May 6th, 2014 by Patti Brown

mothers day breakfast in bed - buildamenu.com

There’s nothing like the beaming smile of a small child who has done something “big” all by himself. Can a six year old really make a beautiful breakfast in bed for his mom all alone? Absolutely! Dads usually have to pitch in a whole lot when prepping food for Mother’s Day, but not with this [&hellip

Donut Muffins

Posted on October 15th, 2013 by Patti Brown

Donut Muffins - BuildAMenu.com

We’ve been having the most lovely rain of late… the kind of weather that makes you want to snuggle on the couch and read to your kids and eat warm baked treats. I have been eyeing this recipe for donut muffins since spring and decided a rainy day was the perfect time to fill the [&hellip

Pumpkin Deviled Eggs – Kid Friendly!

Posted on October 1st, 2013 by Patti Brown

Kid friendly Pumpkin Deviled Eggs - from Cooking with Kids at buildamenu.com

I recently came across this cute deviled egg recipe and knew my kids would love it. Until I read the ingredients. Spicy deviled eggs sound like a perfect snack for my habaƱero loving husband. But the kids? Not so much. Not to be daunted, I decided to create a recipe that looked like that cute [&hellip

Easy Cheesy Crackers

Posted on September 22nd, 2013 by Patti Brown

easy cheesy crackers - BuildAMenu.com

I like to give my kids recipes that involve them getting their hands dirty. They love to make a mess, love to get their hands right down into the process. So I figure, why fight it? I took a recipe for easy cheesy crackers, ramped up the flavor a bit with some garlic, and tossed [&hellip

Chocolate Acorns – A Fall Recipe

Posted on September 17th, 2013 by Patti Brown

Chocolate Acorns - BuildAMenu.com

It’s not quite autumn on the calendar yet, but with school back in session, it feels like it’s time to pull out the sweaters and pumpkins! Josh and Abbie put together some chocolate acorns for a fall treat. With only three ingredients, it took just a few minutes to assemble a small plate’s worth. I’ll [&hellip

Veggie Cheese People

Posted on August 20th, 2013 by Patti Brown

adding hair - BuildAMenu.com

How many of you parents have told your kids “Don’t play with your food!” during a meal? Wouldn’t it be a fun surprise for your children to hear “Time to play with your food!”? That would make you the coolest parent on the block! That’s exactly what you can do with Veggie Cheese People. The [&hellip