Remember the days of school field trips and lunchables, when Miley Cyrus was still Hannah Montana and tamagotchis were the coolest toy ever (tbh, they still are)? Since time travel hasn’t been invented yet, we’re doing the next best thing: recreating our favorite childhood foods. Feel free to pair these with an epic marathon of Kim Possible.
1. Dunkaroo Dip
Why would they discontinue the greatest thing ever: cookies and icing? It’s okay, though, because you can just recreate the recipe here.
Cheese on cheese on cheese. Proof that dreams do come true. Do it here.
Make these chocolate covered strawberries using this recipe. It’s the best way to get fruit in your diet.
Pizzadilla: a pizza-quesadilla hybrid and the answer to all of your problems. Make it here.
This is exactly what your inner child would order at a 5-start restaurant. Make your dreams come true here.
Girl Scout cookies just got better. Make it here.
Candy and brownies? Why didn’t I think of this earlier? Make it here.
This recipe is so easy to make, you’ll wonder why you ever spent two bucks for crackers, ham, and cheese. Make it here.
Use shell pasta to capture the extra cheesy goodness. Make it here.
11. Ants on a Log
This is the snack that all the cool, but slightly health-conscious, kids ate. Make it here.
Soooo much better than the real thing. So much. Try it here.
New tradition: dessert for breakfast. Start making it here.
14. Banana Pancakes
Don’t let the paleo diet stop you from eating pancakes. Make it here.
Hey, this can be breakfast, right? Recipe here.
16. Lunchables Pizza
Lunchables without the weird ingredient label. Make it here.
No need to wait until Girl Scout season anymore. Just make it yourself here.
Because sometimes eating yogurt out of its container gets boring. Recipe here.
We would gladly have this for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Make it here.
Three throwback foods in one recipe. You deserve this. Make it here.
Funfetti always makes everything more fun. Make them here.
22. Chicken Nuggets
Stop going to Chick-fil-a and make healthier and cheaper chicken nuggets at home. Make your dreams come true here.
Nachos don’t only have to be eaten during field trips to bowling alleys. Do it here.
24. Chocolate Milk
Say no to chocolate syrup and DIY a healthier version of your childhood favorite using less processed ingredients. Recipe here.
25. Chex Mix
Take control of how many pretzels there are in your Chex Mix by making it yourself. Recipe here.
For those days when you can’t decide between eating a cookie or a brownie. Recipe here.
Pumpkin puree takes cinnamon and brown sugar to the next level. Recipe here.
Perfect way to get more veggies into your diet, picky eater approved. Bonus points if you watch Garfield while eating this. Recipe here.
29. Puppy Chow
It’s the perfect snack-dessert hybrid for when you’re looking to treat yourself. Recipe here.
30. Candy Pancakes
Halloween candy for breakfast? Sign us up. Do it here.
Fun (and definitely true) fact: Justin Bieber was inspired by this recipe when he wrote Boyfriend. Recipe here.
32. Chicken Pot Pie
Please, who needs Marie Callender’s chicken pot pie when you can DIY it for more homemade goodness. Recipe here.
33. Hot Chocolate
Forget about all your worries by watching a Christmas movie and sipping on hot chocolate. Bonus points if you make your hot chocolate better using these variations.
34. Yogurt Popsicles
Minimal prep required, and you can make it in your dorm room. Make it here.
Decorating these waffles is almost as fun as eating them. Recipe here.
These were the bake sale item that always sold out first. Make them here.
The trick to getting a thin, crispy chocolate chip cookie is freezing them. Bonus: they last forever (okay, not forever, but for a really long time). Recipe here.
Serve it in a bread bowl and savor the warmth of reliving your childhood. Recipe here.
39. Elf Spaghetti
Try it. Your inner child would. Make it here.
40. Sour Patch Kids
This recipe is healthier than the store-bought kind, plus it’s chewier and you can customize your own flavors. Get the recipe here.
I CAN SMELL THE CHRISTMAS IN THE AIR. Make these here.
42. Root Beer Float
Like a root beer float, only with real beer instead. Recipe here.
We stole Krispy Kreme’s secret recipe. Find it here.
Perfect couples don’t exist – Make these here.
45. Sugar Cookies
Sugar cookies are the best cookie to decorate and customize. They’re also great for giving as gifts. Recipe here.
These tasty popsicles are too cool for school. Make them here.
You won’t find this deliciousness at 7-Eleven. Recipe here.
Pair with a side of warm milk and dunk ’em any way you want to. Recipe here.
All you need are four ingredients. Recipe here.
Don’t skimp on the seasoning. Recipe here.
51. Thin Mints
Watch out Girl Scouts, you’ve just been one-upped. Recipe here.
Super filling and delicious – like you needed more proof that cinnamon and sugar were great together. Recipe here.
Grab a campfire for this grown up version of s’mores. Recipe here.
We give you permission to play with your food. Recipe here.
Dark chocolate and sea salt make your childhood tagalongs so much more sophisticated. Make them here.
Just like the ones from your childhood, only with actual fruit. Recipe here.
Put this in a mason jar and pack it for lunch. You’ll never eat Snack Pack again. Make it here.
It’s so small and cute. And toaster-oven friendly. Recipe here.
If you weren’t sure whether or order a cake or a milkshake, it never hurts to get both. Recipe here.
60. Cup O’ Dirt
Bonus points if you put it into a cute lil’ pot. Make it here.