7 kid-friendly dinner recipes to bring the family together

When was the last time you ate dinner together as a family? Taking the time at least once a week to prepare and have dinner together can strengthen a family's communication. Dinnertime is the perfect time to talk with your kids, learn about their lives outside of the home and work through any issues they may be facing.

Join in the dinnertime movement and continue the dinner conversation for days to come with these 7 kid-friendly dinner recipes.

Baked Sloppy Joe Cups

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Ditch your average Sloppy Joe for these Baked Sloppy Joe Cups. Made with ground chuck beef smothered in Manwich® and topped with shredded Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese, these muffin-sized Sloppy Joes will be a family favorite.

BBQ Chicken Roll-Ups

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Made with refrigerated thin pizza crust dough, these BBQ Chicken Roll-Ups are fun for kids and quick for parents. With 15 minutes of prep time and 15 minutes of baking, you’ll have dinnertime ready in no time.

Mini Breakfast Pizzas

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Next time your kids ask for breakfast for dinner, go above and beyond bacon and pancakes. Made with jumbo refrigerated buttermilk biscuits combined with chive and onion cream cheese spread, and topped with scrambled Egg Beaters® and frozen breakfast sausage, these mini pizzas offer a flavor profile that both parents and kids will enjoy.

Peanut Butter Apple Wraps

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Turn the beloved PB&J on its head with these Peanut Butter Apple Wraps. Why not tackle tomorrow’s lunch by making a few extra wraps to pack in your children’s lunch boxes?

Pepperoni Pizza Burgers

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Never underestimate pizza’s power to bring your family to the dinner table. Bless your traditional ground sirloin beef burger with the flavor of pizza. Just add a can of Hunt’s® Tomato Sauce, some finely chopped pepperoni, and a pinch of oregano and red pepper flakes to your beef burger mix.

Taco Spaghetti Skillet

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The next time you’re in a dinnertime bind, check your cabinets. Chances are you’ll have everything you need on hand to make this this 5-ingredient, 30-minute, one-dish skillet.

Weeknight Mini Meatloaves

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Muffin tins give this family dinnertime favorite a modern makeover. Besides taste, the best part about this recipe is that you can make it ahead of time. Click here to learn how.