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These delicious panko carrot cheddar patties are a delicious snack or side and so easy to make. Plus, they’re a fun way to get kids involved in the kitchen. See how below in our next Cooking with Kids recipe!

Panko Carrot Cheddar Patties – Ingredients:
(makes 8 patties)

– 2 cups shredded carrots (we used multi-colored shredded carrots for extra color, but you can use plain orange carrots)

– 1 Cup cheddar cheese

– 1 Cup panko bread crumbs

– 2 Tbsp olive oil

– 2 Tbps chopped garlic

– 1/2 Tsp kosher salt

– 2 Eggs


Step 1. Add all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

Step 2. Portion 1/4 cup of the mixture into patties with your hands and place on a parchment lined baking pan.

Step 3. Bake in a preheated 425 degree oven for about 20 minutes or until the patties are crispy brown.

These patties are our new favorite snack, so easy to whip up and and a great way to get the kids to eat their carrots! The kids love the cheese and the garlic brings out a nice savory flavor, balancing the sweetness of the carrots.

What are your favorite ways to get the kids to eat their carrots?

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Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.