Whether you are a child or an adult, one simply cannot resist a sweet treat. Kids naturally have a sweet tooth, but excess sugar and empty calories aren’t ideal. So if you’re making them a snack or dessert, be sure to serve them something healthier. Strawberries are an excellent option to incorporate into children’s desserts, as they are delicious and nutritious!

Try these delicious kid-friendly strawberry desserts at home:

Delicious Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

What do you need:

  • 2 cups small diced fresh strawberries

  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Combine rolled oats, flour, brown sugar, ginger, and kosher salt in a medium bowl. Add the melted butter and mix until the ingredients are well combined. Take 1/2 cup of the mixture to reserve. Press remainder into parchment paper-lined 8×8-inch baking pan.

Arrange half of the strawberries on top of the crust, top with cornstarch, lemon juice, and 1/2 tablespoon granulated sugar. Sprinkle the remaining berries and reserved crumble on top. Bake in a preheated oven (375F) until golden brown and fruit is bubbly, about 35-40 minutes. Refrigerate to cool completely. When it’s ready, cut it into bars and enjoy!

Nutella Stuffed Strawberries

What do you need:

  • 15 pieces of fresh strawberries

  • 1/2 cup Nutella

  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped toasted almonds

Cut the strawberries in half lengthwise. Hollow out each strawberry half with 1/4 tsp. Place about 1/2 teaspoon Nutella on each strawberry top half, then generously sprinkle with chopped almonds. Serve and consume immediately.

Easy Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream

What do you need:

  • 2 cups chopped fresh strawberries, plus more for topping

  • 2 cups of heavy cream

  • 1 cup chopped sponge cake, plus more for topping

  • 1 can of sweetened condensed milk

Beat the heavy cream until stiff peaks form, using a mixer. Add the strawberries, the sponge cake and the condensed milk. For the mixture in a 9×5-inch loaf pan. Top with additional strawberries and sponge cake. Cover and freeze in the refrigerator until firm, at least 5-6 hours.

When ready, remove from the fridge and allow to soften for a few minutes before serving.

These super delicious kid-friendly strawberry desserts are sure to win everyone’s hearts any time of the year!

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