Finding healthy and delicious finger foods and snacks for kids can be challenge. Many store-bought treats for kids contain preservatives, artificial ingredients, and sugar. You’d be surprised how easy it is to whip up healthy and delicious baby food and snacks for kids—this recipe is a breeze, even for busy parents. If your little ones love pumpkin, they will eagerly dig into this fabulous snack; older babies can scoop out the filling with little fingers!
servings: 18 wontons
appropriate for ages: 1 year and up
- 1 cup pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie mix)
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- 2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 teaspoom vanilla
- ½ cup sour cream or plain yogurt (you may use Greek yogurt, if desired)
- 18 wonton wrappers
Step 1: Preheat oven to 350F.
Step 2: Grease a muffin tin with cooking spray or shortening.
Step 3: Place 1 wonton wrapper in each muffin cup.
Step 4: Whisk together the pumpkin puree, egg, cinnamon, vanilla, sour cream until smooth, light and creamy.
Step 5: Spoon the pumpkin mix into each wonton wrapper, fill each wrapper approximately 3/4 of the way.
Step 6: Bake for 10 – 20 minutes. The baking time may vary with the amount of filling keep a close watch!
Step 7: Once baked, remove muffin tin from oven. Let wontons cool for a moment and then remove the wontons from the muffin tin and transfer to a wire to cool completely.
Step 8: Serve warm or cold.
*Discuss your child’s diet with her pediatrician before offering her any foods, and always be sure to watch your little one closely whenever offering finger foods!