The Best Baking Cookbooks for Kids

I have loved baking for as long as I can remember. In the last few years there has been an abundance of incredible baking cookbooks for kids, and today I’m sharing my top picks.

Baking Cookbooks for Kids

Now that most kids are at home a lot more than usual, learning to bake is a fun, productive, and screen-free way to keep them busy and happy. For kids who want to get in the kitchen and bake something up for themselves, here are my favorite baking cookbooks for kids.

Kid Chef Bakes

This cookbook features tons of classic bakes from pies and tarts to muffins and breads, as well as several more ambitious recipes such angel food cake, cinnamon sugar palmiers and cranberry clafoutis. Includes a primer for young chefs on kitchen skills and knife safety. Ages 8+

Kid Chef Junior Bakes

This beginner book is a helpful guide for the littlest bakers and their parents. Ages 4+

Baking Class

Packed with step-by-step photos and detailed instructions, Baking Class lives up to its name. Kids will go from novice to expert in no time, while baking up tasty breads, cookies, pastries, and more. Ages 8+

Super Simple Baking for Kids

As the name suggests, this book is super simple and full of plenty of crowd-pleasing classics like blueberry muffins, lemon bars, peanut butter cookies, pizza dough, and soft pretzels. Ages 7+

The Ultimate Kids Baking Book

Bake up 60 delicious recipes, organized by season, from pumpkin pie and apple cider donuts in autumn to grasshopper pie and s’mores bars in summer. This book will help aspiring bakers reach expert status with tons of helpful advice on mastering basic techniques like separating an egg, creaming butter and sugar, filling a pastry bag, and much more. Ages 9+

My Little Pony Baking Book

These tasty and colorful cakes, pies, muffins, and cookies are inspired by the beloved characters from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Kids will have a great time cooking up Rainbow Dash’s Rainbow Bundt Cake, Applejack’s Apple Cider Snaps, or Spike’s favorite gem-shaped Sprinkle Tarts. Featuring gorgeous, full-color photos of all 50 recipes, this delicious cookbook is a must-have for My Little Pony fans. Ages 5+

Do you have any favorite baking cookbooks for kids that I didn’t include here? Let me know in the comments!

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