Best 4 Brown Bag Lunch Recipes

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Packing school lunches is one of the more challenging tasks of the school year. For tips on making a brown bag lunch that your child will eat, see Brown Bag Lunch Recipes. Get your child involved in the process, think about creative ways to package foods she likes and will eat, and be sure to follow food safety rules.

Then let your imagination take over! And don't forget to check out my Brown Bag Lunch Menus for ideas and recipes that are based on your child's preferences. These delicious...MORE and easy ten recipes are the best for school lunches. Your kids will love them!

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    BLT Wraps
    Linda Larsen

    These wonderful wraps taste just like a BLT sandwich - but they're better! Put all of the components in your child's lunch box and let her assemble her own.

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    Chicken Salad Sandwich
    Linda Larsen

    I love how easy these sandwiches are to make. And they taste wonderful! There's something about a pure chicken salad that makes this recipe so delicious. And these sandwiches are inexpensive too.

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    M&M Brownie Cookies
    Linda Larsen

    These cookies are like a hyped up Chocolate Chip Cookie! You can use specialty M&M candies to make these cookies too - for instance, choose your child's school colors, or use orange, red, and brown M&Ms for Halloween treats. Yum.

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    Cookie brittle

    This delicious version of Chocolate Chip Cookies turns the classic cookie into shortbread! I love the texture of these cookies and so will you. It's melting and tender, yet crisp and a little bit chewy. And it's the perfect choice for tucking into a lunch box.