Give the cookie sheet a rest! Lil ones love all things cupcake, so bring them to the kitchen and have them help whip up some special treats. From sweet breakfasts to savory hot dinners, the muffin tin helps mamas create perfectly portioned meals to fill up lil bellies. Best of all, tots will love the cupcake-like shapes that show up on their plates. Check out these breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert options that can all be made in the cupcake pan!
Blueberry and bran may be the muffins most people think of when it's time for breakfast, but tot favorites like pancakes and French toast  can easily be made in the tins, frozen, and reheated for special weekday treats!
Source: The Noshery 
Hot Lunch Muffins
Give the sandwich board a rest! Bring the kids into the kitchen and put the muffin tin to work creating fun-sized tacos and mac and cheese bites  in the cupcake pan.
Photo courtesy of: Hispanic Kitchen 
Muffin Tin Desserts
Cupcakes aren't the only sweet treats to come out of the muffin tin. From chocolate peanut butter cups to mini pumpkin pies, check out these desserts  for some bite-sized sugar to end your meal!
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