Here is a list of some easy to make, kid friendly recipies:


7th Inning Hot Dogs 2 (8 ounce) cans refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
8 cheese-filled or regular hot dogs, cut in half
Heat oven to 375 degrees F.

Separate dough into 8 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. Cut each rectangle in half lengthwise. Place a hot dog half lengthwise on 1 end of the dough strip. Fold dough in half over the hot dog. Press short edges to seal, leaving sides open. Please on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 11 to 13 minutes or until golden brown.

Serve with catsup, mustard and pickle relish, if desired.
Yields 16 servings.



Bagel Smiles
Whole wheat bagels
1/4 cup Ranch dressing
1/4 cup whipped cream cheese

Split bagels in half; lightly toast. Mix ranch dressing and cream cheese in small bowl; spread even amounts of mixture over each bagel half. Use imagination to assemble faces. Example: cut American cheese into shape of a hat, bell pepper strips for a scarf, raisins for eyes, shredded carrots or broccoli florets for hair.

Face Decoration Ideas:
American cheese slices
Asparagus spears
Shredded cheddar cheese
Shredded carrots
Red bell peppers
Raisins
Broccoli florets
Canned beans (black, garbanzo, pinto)
Grape tomatoes



Chicken Nuggets
1 egg
2 tablespoons milk
3 cups cornflakes, finely crushed
1 pound boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces
Cooking spray
Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
Whisk eggs and milk together in a small bowl; set aside.

Place cornflake crumbs in a gallon-size zip-top bag. Dip each chicken piece in the egg and milk mixture, then shake the pieces in the cornflake crumbs bag.

Place each coated nugget on a cookie sheet coated with cooking spray.
Bake for 15 minutes or until done.
Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
Makes 6 servings.



Hot Dog Spaghetti Casserole
1 pound spaghetti
1 jar spaghetti sauce
1 package hot dogs, sliced into rounds
American cheese slices or shredded cheese
Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Cook spaghetti as directed on package; rinse and drain.
Butter a casserole dish or pan. Layer spaghetti, sauce, hot dog slices, more sauce, and top with cheese slices or shredded cheese. Bake iabout 30 minutes or until casserole is bubbly and the cheese is melted.



Pepperoni Balls
1 roll Pillsbury French Loaf Dough
32 thin slices pepperoni
8 (1-inch square) cubes mozzarella
Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
Unroll dough on clean flat surface and cut into 8 equal squares by cutting the dough in half then cutting each of those pieces in half and repeating until you have 8 pieces.
Place 2 slices of pepperoni on the corner of each dough square, top with one cube of cheese then 2 more slices of pepperoni.
Wrap the dough around the pepperoni and cheese, sealing all the seams. Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
Bake in center of oven for 10 minutes or until dough is golden brown.
Tips: Sealing the dough around the pepperoni and cheese is the most important part. Brushing with an egg white/water mixture will help seal but is not necessary.



Pizza Lasagna
2 eggs, beaten
1 pound ground beef
1 package pepperoni, optional
1 cup milk
1 (32 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
1 small onion, chopped
1 can mushrooms, optional
3 cups shredded cheese of your choice
Salt, pepper, oregano, garlic to taste
Combine cooked noodles, milk and eggs.
Place in greased 9 x 13-inch pan. Spread sauce over noodles.
Brown ground beef and onion, drain and season to taste. Add mushrooms. Place hamburger mixture over sauce. Layer pepperoni next. Top with cheese.
Bake uncovered at 350 degrees F for 1/2 hour.



Taco Pizza
1 pound lean ground beef
2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
1 (1.25 ounce) envelope taco seasoning mix
1 (8 ounce) can refrigerator crescent rollsv 1/2 pound process American cheese spread with jalapeno peppers, cubed
1 cup shredded lettuce
1/2 cup chopped tomato
1/4 cup sliced black olives
Dairy sour cream (optional)
Brown the meat in a large skillet over a medium flame; drain. Add tomato sauce and seasoning mix; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Press crescent roll dough onto bottom and sides of ungreased 12-inch pizza pan to form crust. Prick bottom and sides with fork.
Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
Bake 10 minutes or until golden brown.
Spread meat mixture over crust; sprinkle cheese over meat mixture. Continue baking until cheese melts. Top with lettuce, tomato, and olives. Serve with sour cream if desired.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.



Turkey-Cheese Wrap
1 flour tortilla
2 slices American cheese
2 slices turkey
1 cup chopped lettuce
1/2 cup chopped tomato, broccoli or pepper (optional)
1 tablespoon ranch salad dressing

Warm tortilla in skillet over medium heat until light brown and puffed. Remove to plate and layer cheese, turkey, lettuce and optional vegetables on top. Spread salad dressing over vegetables. Roll tightly and cut in half or into 1-inch pieces.

Makes 1 wrap.