Scooping filling into turkey pot pies

Kids Make Mini Turkey Pot Pies

Between rolling, measuring, stirring and scooping, there are tons of ways for kids to help with our Mini Turkey Pot Pies Recipe. In our house, working with the dough was my kids’ favorite part! If you can spare any, let your kids play with some of the dough scraps.

While your kids make this meal with you, pause to discuss which FOOD GROUP each ingredient belongs to and share some fun facts about this meal’s featured ingredient: TURKEY

🍴 food groups1 🍴


    • Fruits: none
    • Veggies: corn, green beans, peas, lima beans, carrots, potatoes
    • Grains: dough
    • Protein: turkey
    • Dairy: cream, cheese

    1For information about food and health, go to


cooked turkey


Here are some creative ways for your kid to be your personal Sous Chef as you make our Mini Turkey Pot Pies Recipe. Just hover over each image for details. And make sure your little dudes wash their hands before starting!


Set oven to 450

Roll out the scraps

Take the dough scraps, form them into a ball, and roll the dough out with rolling pin. Cut out more circles.

Form the pie crusts

Push the dough circles into the muffin tin wells until the dough covers the whole well and comes out over the top a little bit. Little fingers do this job best!

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Use a Spatula to scrape the soup out of the can

🍴Assembling the Pies🍴

Scoop mashed potatoes & pan filling into pie crusts

*For toddlers especially, these tasks may require adult supervision and/or assistance.

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