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10 Kid-Approved Hanukkah Recipes

From sweet treats to the main course

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Published on: December 04, 2023

10 Kid-Approved Hanukkah Recipes

Hidden Veggie Latkes
Photo credit: PJ Library

Main courses

Hanukkah cuisine is not limited to just desserts — the theme of the oil makes for delightful savory dishes as well. Try a few of the simple, family-approved dinner courses below.

7. Hidden veggie latkes

This take on the traditional potato pancake is jam-packed with veggies. Looking for more variety? Don’t worry, there are many more fun twists on latkes.

8. Oven-fried zucchini sticks

These tasty veggies are perfect for dipping and offer a healthy take on the tradition of eating fried food during Hanukkah.

9. Veggie fried rice

Fried rice is another kid favorite that comes together quickly. Use whatever veggies your kids love to make this quick dish they will gobble down.  

"Veggie Fried rice"
Veggie fried rice. Photo credit: PJ Library

10. Unfried chicken fingers

We are on board with any recipe that includes a bag of potato chips in the ingredients list. These yummy chicken fingers are easy to make and are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. They would also go great with the fried rice.

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