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10 best lunches for kids

From mini frittatas to fun sandwiches and sweet pear crisps, create the perfect, healthy packed lunch with these easy, tasty lunchbox recipes for kids.

Spiced pear crisps
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Spiced pear crisps

These delicious spiced pear crisps are the perfect healthy snack recipe, and best of all they couldn't be easier to make. All you need is two ingredients and you can whip up this tasty snack for the whole family can enjoy.

  1. Heat oven to gas 1, 140°C, fan 120°C. Thinly slice the pears into rounds from the base, picking out any pips. Arrange the slices on a baking tray lined with nonstick baking paper and sprinkle over the mixed spice and use a pastry brush to evenly distribute the spice.
  2. Bake for 40 mins. Leave to cool and crisp – the pears won't feel crisp until cooled. Store in a sealed food bag and eat within a couple of days.

Tip: Try baking these while you're using the oven for another dish to cut down on energy usage.

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  • Ingredients
  • 2 firm pears (such as Rocha)
  • ½ tsp mixed spice