Thanksgiving is a great time to get kids involved in the kitchen, teaching them valuable cooking skills and creating fun family memories. Here are some Thanksgiving recipes that kids can help cook in your new Cypress Green kitchen:

Appetizing Appetizers

Kids can easily mix up a bowl of pumpkin spice Chex mix. They just need the ingredients and a microwave. Older kids can make this cheeseball that younger kids can help decorate. Get your kids to stuff these bacon-wrapped dates and you’ll have them on the table in no time. Everyone can help make Tzatziki dip with pita chips.

Superior Side Dishes

Get your teen to whip up this corn pudding so you can concentrate on the turkey. Stuffing in a crockpot? It can be done with little ones tearing up the bread, older kids beating eggs and teens sautéing vegetables. Give your kids the potato masher and let them go to town.

Bountiful Breads

Kids can easily mix up this savory cornbread. Soda bread is easy for kids to make and deliciously different for Thanksgiving dinner. Little helpers can roll these easy, homemade dinner rolls. Let your kids help assemble these baked brie and cranberry relish puff pastry bites.

Simple Salads

Kids can wash the greens for this spinach salad. You prep the ingredients, then let the kids layer them however they want. Skip the roasted carrots and have the kids stir up this salad instead. Putting the dressing ingredients for this green bean salad in a jar and let the kids shake it up.

Delicious Desserts

Sure you could use a food processor, but we’re sure kids will love smashing cookies to make this Oreo pie. Here’s a spin on Rice Krispie treats kids are sure to gobble up. Kids will be proud to serve the freezer pumpkin pie they helped create. Why have pie when your kids can help you make this giant apple-gingersnap crumble cookie pizza?