September 13th is National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day

Cooking and baking are fantastic ways to be creative, build confidence, eat well, socialize and share with your family and friends. Recipes like scrumptious chocolate chip cookies, aromatic garlic linguini, mouth-watering blueberry pancakes, and delectable chicken marsala await you at your local Santa Clara County library.

Here are a few culinary books that will warm hearts and bring smiles abounding:

Cool Cookies & Bars

Kids Cook!

Let's Cook With Cheese!

Fun Christmas Crafts to Make and Bake

Cool Pizza to Make & Bake

Kid Chef

The Young Chef

Baking Class

What Chefs Feed Their Kids

Let's Cook With Popcorn!

Mummy Dogs and Other Horrifying Snacks

MasterChef Junior Cookbook

The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs

American Girl Around the World Cookbook

Eat your Greens, Reds, Yellows, and Purples

Let's Cook!

Slurpable Smoothies and Drinks

New Favorites for New Cooks

The Lemonade Stand Cookbook

Dandy Desserts

Delicious Vegetarian Main Dishes

The Pokémon Cookbook

The Healthy Teen Cookbook

Tasty Sandwiches

Fearless Food

Super Pasta and Rice Dishes