Some recipes for teenagers that are suitable for baking classes include chocolate oat bars, peppermint fudge, peanut butter and jelly bars, double chocolate brownie tarts, chocolate M&M cookies and salted toffee s'mores bars, notes Seventeen magazine. These recipes can help teenagers learn how to bake for holiday parties, such as with double chocolate brownie tarts, and test how to substitute ingredients, such as with peppermint fudge.
The recipe for chocolate M&M cookies uses chocolate chips, all-purpose flour, butter or margarine, baking soda, salt, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla extract, eggs and M&M candies. Preheat the oven to 375 F and melt the chocolate chips on high in a microwave for about 30 seconds. Mix the flour, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, beat together the butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar and vanilla extract. Add the eggs one at a time, and then add the chocolate. Once everything is combined, add the flour, then candies. Drop by tablespoon onto a baking sheet and bake for eight to nine minutes.
The peanut butter and jelly bars include unsalted butter, peanut butter, sugar, eggs, baking powder, vanilla extract, salt, jam and salted peanuts. The jam can be any flavor. Preheat the oven to 350 F and grease a pan. Beat together the sugar and butter and then add the eggs. Mix in the vanilla extract and peanut butter. Mix the dry ingredients together, then add them to the wet ingredients. Add two thirds of the mixture to the pan, cover with jam, and then add the rest. Sprinkle with peanuts and bake for 45 minutes.
Other recipes that can be used in baking classes for teens include pear clafoutis, strawberry ice cream pie with almond crust and cocoa brownies, notes Epicurious.com.