Make Any Weeknight Special and Play with Your Food!
Meat Loaf Muffins
Let your muffin tin do the heavy lifting to make these adorable mini meat loaves that are too cute not to eat, especially when topped with creamy instant mashed potatoes and a sprinkle of cheese. Round out this healthy dinner idea with a mixed veggie medley.
You'll never make your old chicken pot pie recipe again after trying this fun twist. Top individual pot pies with refrigerated breadsticks before cooking. Serve each with a side of gravy and let the kids dunk and dip their breadstick toppers to their heart's content.
Turkey Cheeseburger Minis
Try this fun twist on ordinary cheeseburgers by lining a muffin tin with biscuit dough and ground turkey filling. Top with cheese and pickles and dip into your favorite condiments. Now, high five yourself for gettin' mini wit it. Na-na-na-na-na-na-na.
Hot Dog Toppers You Can't Wait to Bite Into
Bring the party to your next family grill-out by prepping all the fixins' for these five different hot dog options. The kids will love the mac and cheese and potato chip toppers, while the adults will totally dig the pineapple, pepper, and teriayaki mix.
Potato Topped Beef Bowl
Mashed potato sundae anyone? Let the fam top each individual bowl with their favorite shepherd's pie mix-ins like parsley, chives, and different shredded cheeses. Don't forget the fresh cherry tomato on top!
Mix and Match Baked Chicken Fingers and Dipping Sauces
You dip, I dip, we dip! Five different coatings like potato chips, pretzels, and cheese crackers bring some seriously crispy goodness to ordinary chicken fingers. Serve with six different dipping sauces, from pineapple-coconut to sweet apricot, and let the dipping frenzy commence!
Edible Bowls from a Muffin Tin
Sure, you've baked dinners in your muffin tin, but what about on top of it? Flip it over to create three different edible bowls for breakfast, dinner, or dessert.
Editor's tip: Fill the bacon bowl (yes, there's a bacon bowl!) with mashed potatoes, chives and a touch of sour cream for an out-of-this-world twist on a fully loaded baked potato.
Irresistible Cheesy Pizza Bites
With a golden, crescent-dough crust and gooey cheese and pepperoni filling, our insanely tasty pizza bombs are just asking to be dunked into a side of marinara sauce, so let the kids go wild! Turn this fun main dish into a meal by pairing with vinaigrette-drizzled side salad.
Insanely Delicious French Fry Toppers
There's no wrong way to top your fries, but we've got four ways that are so, so right. Our personal favorite? The kids will never stop talking about the night you let them try three scoops of chocolate ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate sauce atop a pile of steaming hot fries.
Rocket Pops: A Low-Calorie Way to Serve Fruit for Dessert
Don't let main dishes hog all the fun! Blend up some pineapple and watermelon and pipe into old-fashioned push pop holders. The whole family will love this fun, after-dinner treat that's low-cal, too.
Three Fresh S'more Ideas
There's no tastier way to play with your food than by stacking it up into a gooey s'more. Don't have a fire pit? Supervise the kids as they "toast" their marshmallows on a chopstick over the stove. Then let them build their own s'more with toppers like raspberries, orange slices, rosemary, or chocolate.