Skip to main content

Cookbook Reviews Top 10

 WINNER: Chef MAMA Mimi- please see our contact page and send me your mailing address so I can mail your prize to you! Thanks!
It is hard to come up with a top 10 in Kids Cookbooks because really there are 100's of cookbooks out there worthy of note. These are some of our top favorites and books that get the best reviews hands down. Stay tuned in the next few weeks as we highlight some different varieties of kids cookbooks out there on the market.

10 Great Kids Cookbooks in no particular order!


What we like:
  • Spiral bound, hard cover
  • Great photos
  • Fun, delicious real recipes
  • photo section on basic cooking skills such as dicing, chop, etc.

What we like:
  • Step by step photos
  • Easy directions
  • Healthy but delicious recipes
  • Includes fruit and vegetable and food facts throughout the book
Emeril's There's a Chef in My Soup! Recipes for the Kid in Everyone

What we like:
  • Fun names for the recipes but real ingredient recipes
  • Although we don't like the graphics as well as real photos the graphics help for step by step directions
  • Includes information on different kitchen tools and appliances that kids can use
  • If you like Emeril you'll most likely like the cookbook

What we like:
  • Colorful photos
  • Great beginning cookbook because it has easy and fun recipes

What we like:
  • A great cookbook for older kids 8 and up.
  • A unique variety of recipes. 
  • A great cookbook to get your kids to cook/help with dinner.
  • Difficult-easy rating included for each recipe

What we like:
  • Colorful cookbook with nice photos
  • Great recipes that kids can create with little supervision
  • a good basic cookbook for beginners


    What we like:
    • A great step by step cookbook with photos
    • Clear directions and easy recipes to follow
    • Takes kids beyond simple recipes like souffle


    What we like:
    • Spiral bound so pages lay flat
    • fun retro drawings add to the uniqueness of the cookbook
    • clear directions and fun recipes
    What we like:
    • Beautiful photos
    • Recipes engage kids desire to get cooking
    • Spiral bound, hard cover
    What we like:
    • A cookbook written by two young chefs (with parents help ;}
    • Great photos of finished cooking projects
    • well written clear directions and unique delicious recipes
    • Basic review of cooking skills with photos

    Enter our Kids Cookbook Giveaway

    We have a Kids Cookbook to give away. To enter for the giveaway please leave a comment below about your favorite Kids Cookbook and you'll be entered to win.

    Do you want extra entries in the drawing?
    1. Join us on facebook, then leave a comment below that you've joined us on facebook. (if you are already with us leave a note below too) You'll see the button on the right hand column.
    2. Follow us on twitter, then leave a comment below that you are following us. (if you are already follow us leave a note below too) You'll see the button on the right hand column.
    3. Blog about our giveaway, post it on facebook or twitter. Then include the link or comment on what you've done below.

    Find more kids cookbooks

    Follow Kids Cooking Activities


    Popular posts from this blog

    A-Z Kids Cooking Recipes

    This post has moved here.... A-Z Cooking Recipes.

    Edible Potato Nests

    Animal Theme Food Ideas for Kids

    Anytime you can create something fun with your food kids will eat it up. Try giving the kids ideas or a picture and let them make their own creations. Here are some of our favorite animal theme food ideas.
    This post  has moved here... Animal Theme food ideas
    Creative Food Art Bundle

    Family Valentine’s Dinner Ideas

    This post has moved here... Read Family Valentine’s Dinner Ideas


    Valentine Cooking Activities

    Traditional Tanghulu Recipe: A Fruity, Sugary Snack for The Ages

    Cooking Around the World- China Candied haw on skewers or bing tanghulu is a traditional winter snack in China. Learn how to make this tasty and fruity treat in your own kitchen by following this recipe.

    Candy apples got nothing on Tanghulu. These delightful candied fruit treats on skewers greeted me when I first set foot on China for a business trip, and I've been hooked on them ever since. You can find them anywhere in Beijing, from street carts to outdoor market stalls, and even in fine dining places where they're served as dessert.
    What is **Bing Tang** Hulu, Anyway? Tanghulu (also called as bing tanghulu) is a Chinese candied fruit treat commonly eaten during winter. Traditionally, Tanghulu is made out of yellow or red hawthorn berries, but modern recipes now incorporate all kinds of fruits and nuts. As long as you can put the fruit on skewers and dip it into sugar syrup, then you can turn it into tanghulu.

    The sugar syrup which the fruits are dipped into later crystal…

    No Bake Recipes For Kids

    This post has moved see our favorite No Bake Recipes. 
    Apple Pie Balls