Betty Crocker's Kids Cook!

Betty Crocker's Kids Cook!

by Betty Crocker Editors




Hey Kids — Come on in to the Kitchen!

See what great stuff you can make: Squeeze and Scribble Pancakes, Gooey Caramel Rolls, Berry Bonanza Smoothie, Super Supreme Nachos, Truly Terrific Tacos, Zoned Out Calzones, Whatever Pizza, Puddle-of-Fudge Cake, Outrageous Chocolate Chip Cookies and lots more. There are over 50 recipes you can't wait to try—and picture this—there's a photo of each one.

The recipes work...really! Every recipe is kid-tested, so you know they tase great. Look for the kid tester inside.

Extra Fun Try our party ideas, like a creepy Halloween bash or make your own crafts with easy dough, squiggle paint or other fun stuff.

And parents—
relax, there's a whole section to teach you and your kids the ropes in the kitchen—the lingo, the techniques, the math, everything you'll need.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780028634067
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/28/1999
Series: Betty Crocker's Series
Edition description: SPIRAL
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

With more than 63 million cookbooks sold since 1950, Betty Crocker is the name readers trust for reliable recipes and great ideas. For over 75 years, Betty Crocker has provided advice to millions of Americans through cookbooks, magazines and television.

Table of Contents

Kitchen ABCs.

1. Bring On Breakfast!.

2. Let's Have Lunch.

3. Snacks & Drinks.

4. On the Side.

5. Time for Dinner.

6. Delicious Desserts.

Helpful Nutrition and Cooking Information.

Metric Conversion Guide.



Flying Saucer Chicken Quesadillas

Preparation Time: 15 min; Cooking Time: 4 min. each; Makes: 5 servings

Adult supervision required


Measuring spoon
Pastry brush
Cutting board
Measuring cup
Large skillet
Pancake turner
Pizza cutter or kitchen scissors


10 flour tortillas (6 to 8 inches across)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 bag (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese (2 cups)
1 cup chopped cooked chicken
Salsa, if you like

1. Brush 1 side of each tortilla with some of the vegetable oil, using the pastry brush. Put 5 of the tortillas on the cutting board, oil sides down.

2. Sprinkle the cheese evenly over the 5 tortillas. Sprinkle the chicken evenly over the cheese. Top with the rest of the tortillas, oil sides up.

3. Put 1 quesadilla in the skillet. Cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Flip the quesadilla over, using the pancake turner. Cook for about 2 minutes longer or until bottom of tortilla is light golden brown and cheese is melted. Take quesadilla out of skillet, using pancake turner. Repeat with the rest of the quesadillas.

4. Cut each quesadilla into 6 triangles on the cutting board, using the pizza cutter or kitchen scissors. Serve with the salsa, if you like.

Check It Out!

Looking for an easy way out? Build the quesadillas on a cookie sheet, and bake them in a 350 degree oven for 5 to 7 minutes. Remember, adult supervision is still required.

Nutrition Information

1 Serving: Calories 400 (Calories from Fat 205); Fat 23g (Saturated 10g); Cholesterol 65mg; Sodium 540mg; Carbohydrate 27g (Dietary Fiber 2g); Protein 23g

% Daily Value: Vitamin A 14%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 38%; Iron 12%

Diet Exchanges: 2 Starch, 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat

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