Back to School Recipes

Arm yourself with grab-and-go breakfasts, make-ahead lunches and healthy school snacks you know your kids will love. Then, let our easy dinners come to the rescue after a long day.

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake

I wanted to make something based on my friend's love of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. This cheesecake recipe has decadent layers of peanut butter and a thick swirl of preserves—it truly feels as if you're biting into a sweeter, dessert version of your favorite childhood sandwich. —Melinda Buchman, Rock Hill, New York

Baby Shark Cake

It doesn't take much to add a fun theme to a birthday party. This simply decorated baby shark cake, plus...


This Easy Hostess Cupcake Recipe Is Perfect to Make with Kids

Make lunch extra special by baking a homemade version of the classic Hostess Cupcake.


65 Cookies Just Right for Back to School

Make going back to school sweeter with these cookie recipes. Ingredients include late-season fruits and veggies for an extra boost!...


How to Make Rock Candy at Home

This step-by-step guide will teach you how to make rock candy. It's a great chance to learn some science—with a...

28 Easy Cookie Recipes for Kids to Enjoy After School

Perfect for an after-school pick-me-up, have these easy and fun cookies ready for a surprise! From classic chocolate chip to...


Vermont Maple Cookies

I created this recipe after tasting maple cookies with a maple glaze at a bakery in Stowe, Vermont, some years...

25 Chocolate Chip Cookies You’re Not Baking (Yet!)

It's hard to resist a chocolate chip cookie. Whether you like them soft or crisp, traditional or with a twist,...