- New Year’s Crescent Dippers
With just two ingredients, you’ve got the perfect activity to keep your youngsters busy and celebrate the New Year all in one! Starting with a can of Pillsbury crescent dough, this recipe yields eight servings.
Ham and Cheese Crescent Roll-Ups
These ham and cheese crescents are the perfect finger food to eat while you sit together and watch the ball drop! Plus, they’re an easy dish for your kids to help you make with just three ingredients and 10 minutes of prep.
Ranch Crack Dip
Dips are great for snacking during your board game marathon or while crafting your New Years’ time capsule. This dip is no exception! You’re just 10 minutes (and a bag of chips) away from enjoying this delicious dip with your whole family.
3-Ingredient One-Pot Mac and Cheese
Can any kid really say “no” to macaroni and cheese? This three-ingredient twist on a classic kid favorite only takes 20 minutes to make from start to finish. Ask your little ones to help you stir in the cheese to the cooked pasta.
PB & J Waffle Sandwiches
You’re staying up late to celebrate the New Year, why not celebrate with breakfast for dinner? “If your children like PB & J, try this. They will love it!” says one happy parent.
A dinner that only takes three ingredients and 25 minutes to make? It doesn’t get much better than that. These crescent dogs are the full-size pigs-in-a-blanket your family didn’t know they were missing!
These yummy burgers are the perfect size for your little eaters. With a recipe that makes 48 servings, you can host an entire kid’s party this New Year’s Eve.
Kid-Friendly Meatball Pizza
Want to change up your pizza game? Top Pillsbury classic pizza crust with shredded cheese and Italian meatballs for an instant kid favorite. Bonus points if you cut up the meatballs and spell out the New Year on top!
These delicious sloppy joes are just as fun to eat as they are to make. Be sure to have napkins on hand for everyone! This crowd favorite is done in 40 minutes and serves up to six people.
Nothing beats a classic. This easy pepperoni pizza has all the flavors your kids love without any hassle. Ask for help arranging your pepperoni to show the next year and squeeze in a numbers lesson at the same time!
Desserts for Everyone
Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake Bites
Feeling fancy? These cheesecake bites are the perfect New Year’s Eve activity. Have your kids help you dip each bite into chocolate and countdown the minutes until these treats are ready to eat.
Marshmallow-Stuffed S’mores Cookies
We’ve brought the taste of fireside s’mores right into the kitchen. These three-ingredient cookies are the perfect addition to your living room slumber party. Pro tip: They’re amazing with a cup of hot chocolate, too.
Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
These decked-out peanut butter cup cookies are sure to be a classic. Featuring chocolate, peanut butter and more chocolate, these four-ingredient delights are a great way to say, “Happy New Year!”
5-Ingredient Fudge Crumble Bars
These simple crumble bars come highly recommended. One baker says, “Easy to make and delicious…The whole family enjoyed this!”
Easy Peanut Butter Blossoms
You won’t have to stay up til midnight to enjoy these New Year’s Eve kisses. Get your kids to help you top each peanut butter cookie with a Hershey’s kiss and coarse sugar for an extra wintry sparkle.
No-Bake Nutella™ Oatmeal Cookies
These no-bake cookies are the answer to your sweet tooth cravings. Plus, these cookies have rave reviews for their ease and taste: “Easy, flavorful. My 4-year-old granddaughter helped me make these – fun for all!”
Easy Crescent Party Poppers
You don’t have to go to Times Square to get these party poppers! Made with Pillsbury crescent dough, these chocolate-filled treats are festive and easy to make. Throw some bright sprinkles on them for added New Year’s flair.
If your kids are into crafts, set up a space for them to draw pictures or write about their favorite memories from the past year. Then decorate a shoebox or small package with the year and whatever design they want. Place their drawings inside the box and use it as a time capsule to be opened on the following New Year’s Eve!
What better way to welcome the next year than surrounded by the people you care about the most? Spend quality time with your kids over some delicious meals and start a New Year’s tradition everyone will look forward to in the years to come.