You know the struggle. Your kids want dessert. You want to give them healthy food, food that will nourish them, but also food that they will enjoy. What are you to do? We’ve gone through this struggle before, and in an effort to help you out, here are fifty (healthy) dessert recipes your kids will love to make and eat.
Healthy Dessert Recipes for Kids: Bite Sized Desserts
Healthy Peanut Butter Ball Bees
Your kids will buzz over the chance to make a hive of these cute peanut butter ball bees!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Ball Spiders
No need to be afraid of these tasty spiders!
Healthy Dessert Recipes for Kids: Cookies and Bars
Sometimes, when you are looking for dessert recipes for kids to make, you know a few bites won’t be enough. Here some great cookie and bar recipes for your kids to munch on at school, between meals, or after dinner.
Whole Wheat Oatmeal Fudge Bars
Your kids will love hiding the chocolate layer with the delicious oatmeal crumble!
No-Bake Chewy Chocolate Date Cookies
These great cookies have none of the eight most common allergens – but a lot of energy-boosting goodness!
Healthy Dessert Recipes for Kids: Fruit-Based Desserts
It is a fact universally acknowledged that a fruit served in a manner other than the usual must taste more delicious. Your kids will love eating healthy with these delicious fruit-filled dessert recipes!
Healthy Banana Split
This healthy twist on a banana split will leave your kids begging for more.
Dark Chocolate and Almond Covered Strawberries
Dark chocolate has a ton of health benefits, including boosting brain function and heart health. Of course, it also tastes like a treat, which is probably the reason why your kids will fall in love with these juicy, chocolatey strawberries.
Parfaits and Puddings
Parfaits and puddings may not be the first things to come to mind when you think of healthy dessert recipes for kids, but these keep carbs and fat low while remaining a hit for kids and adults alike!
Fruit and Yogurt Parfait for Kids
This delicious parfait is packed with fruit and Greek yogurt to give your kids long-lasting energy.
Fruity Pebbles Dessert Parfait
Sugar cereals may be a recipe for disaster in large doses, but just a dash elevates this healthy parfait to a new level.
Cakes, Pies, and More
So, you’ve volunteered to bring dessert to that party. You want to impress the adults, but you don’t want to pump the kids full of empty sugar. What are you going to do? Try one of these fun recipes!
No-Bake Cherry Chocolate Almond Tart
Looking for a healthy summer dessert? Try this no-bake cherry tart! It’s a great way to get your kids excited about fresh fruit.
Baked Chocolate Chia Seed Donuts
These baked donuts are vegan, gluten-free, refined-sugar free – and so good your kids will beg for more!
With these recipes, you can balance your kids’ cravings for sweet treats with your desire to give them nutritious food. Dessert doesn’t have to be a struggle any more!