Baking is a fine winter activity for families to undertake when the "weather outside is frightful." February is Baking for Family Fun Month and is sponsored by the Home Baking Association. If you click on this link you'll find video information, recipes, activities for each week of the month, and more.
To get started at home, look for these items in our collection (with recipes for everyone in the family including your pets):
Cone, Dani. Cutie Pies: 40 Sweet, Savory, and Adorable Recipes. [eBook]
Cookie Classics: Timeless Family Favorites. [641.8654 COO]
Gehring, Abigail R. Gluten-Free Miniature Desserts: Tartlets, Mini Pies, Cake Pops, and More. [641.5638 GEH]
Katzman, Susan Manlin. Kids Cookies: Scrumptious Recipes for Bakers Ages 9 to 13. [J 641.8654 KID]
McQuillan, Susan. B is for Baking: 50 Yummy Dishes to Make Together. [J 641.815 MCQ]
Pérez, Camilla. Baking with Kids: Inspiring a Love of Cooking with Recipes for Bread, Cupcakes, Cheesecake, and More! [eBook]
Price, Pamela S. Cool Pet Treats: Easy Recipes for Kids to Bake. [J 636.7 PRI]
Ruperti, Yvonne. One Bowl Baking: Simple, from Scratch Recipes for Delicious Desserts. [641.86 RUP]
Smart, Denise. The Children's Baking Book. [J 641.815 SMA]
After a few trials in the kitchen, you may find your kids want to spread the good news that baking really is fun. If so, borrow Gifts in a Jar for Kids: Recipes to Make Your Own Gifts [J 641.815 GIF]. Kids can assemble ingredients, layer them in a jar, and add instructions. The lucky people receiving the jars will have no excuse not to bake with their families in February!