5 kid-friendly recipes to make with your family while on vacation

One of the many perks of staying in a vacation rental home is cooking together as a family. Having your kids help in the kitchen not only creates lasting memories that you will always cherish but it also teaches them important life skills and gets them excited to enjoy what you’ve made together. Try one of these easy and kid-friendly recipes together the next time you’re away on vacay or jump in the kitchen now to enjoy a yummy excuse to spend time together as a family.

1. Breakfast egg pizzas

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These mini breakfast pizzas are a great way to start the day with your family before you head out and enjoy your day of vacation activities.

Recipe available here.

2. Prairie “sushi”

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Kids will love making this “sushi” that can be packed in a lunchbox. These rolls can be customized to your family’s liking and would make a terrific treat for a beachside lunch.

Recipe available here.

3. Mini lasagna cups

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Try these for a spin on traditional ravioli. Little kids can help measure the ingredients and big kids can help make the sauce for a dinner the whole fam will love.

4. Chocolate Chow Mein Noodle cookies

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Similar to chocolate covered pretzels, these “cookies” keep well in an airtight container and would be the perfect treat to enjoy with the fam on a picnic. Just be sure to pack them in a cooler so they don’t melt!

5. Blondie bars

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These easy, no-fail blondies come together quickly and can be adapted a million different ways. And they are best enjoyed with your family after a long day exploring the destination you’re visiting!

Recipe available here.

Written by Hillary Jenson, Brand Manager at Vrbo