The Cutest Eaters in the World

Who is the cutest eater of them all? Turns out (not so surprisingly) everyone thinks their own kid is. We asked you to send in photos of your young ones eating, cooking, and playing with their food, and you respond by the boatload, with more than 200 entries. Our esteemed panel of judges has narrowed it down to our 30 favorite eaters, and now it’s your turn to vote for the cutest. Check out all the photos then vote at the bottom of the post.

There has got to be a way to get in here. Zoe What cake? I haven’t seen any cake. Skylar
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Didn’t expect that flavor profile! Peyton C. Mind if I lick my fingers? Elyse
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The cheezburglar. Azura Good to the last drop. Cayden
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You can pry my carrot from my tiny, sticky hands.
Victory! Baby one, cake zero. Adelyn
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Picture perfect. Kenzie Pasta is meant for slurping. Peyton P.
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This does not look like what I ordered! Victoria There’s a hand in my chocolate! Sadie
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Yes, I plan on eating all of these. Anton
Two-for-one cute eaters. Gracie and Oliver
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Baking is a piece of cake. Noah What? Do I have something on my face? Olivia
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Picture time? I gotta lick this bowl! Madeline/Caroline
Two chefs are better than one. Theo and Ida
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Who needs cake when you’ve got squash? Kynan Hmm….needs a little more sugar. Josie
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Yeah, I know I eat cute. Jaden Pasta + Sauce + Kid. Never Gets Old. Christian
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I am the iron mini-chef! Drake
What happened? Brittany
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Sweets are for babies. Nicholas Patriotism is delicious. Piper
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Eat. Study. Sleep. Dorian Hey, I’m not done yet! Nathan
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Have you seen my dough? Makena Jean Star of Top Chef, Season 32. Stanton
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Polls are open until Friday, March 12. Oh, and this is an American Idol style “final” — since there are so many cuties, we’ll do a run-off with the two or three cutest eaters who get the most votes. You can vote once per day — cast your ballot after the jump!

Update: Cutest Eater Run-Off

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  • Vanessa March 9, 2010  

    I love Adelyn!! She is the cutest!!! I know she can win!! <3

  • Arlene Steward March 9, 2010  


  • Karen Geoffrey March 9, 2010  

    Vote for Nathan. He is a cutie!!

  • Patsy Hutchison March 9, 2010  

    With that look I bet Victoria will be listened to all her life!! :-) What a pretty little girl!!

  • John March 9, 2010  

    With that look I bet Victoria will be in CHARGE all of her life as well. But boy she sure is pretty, look out when she is older.

  • MARYROSE PALMESE March 9, 2010  


  • Diane March 9, 2010  

    Nathan is the BEST!

  • INA INGERMANN March 10, 2010  

    Jaden is definitely the cutest. He loves to eat!

  • g-ma March 10, 2010  

    go puff go!!!

  • CANDICE March 10, 2010  

    We love you Addi.. You are the best in our eyes..

  • g-pa March 10, 2010  

    G-pa thinks your the winner!!!!

  • katera March 10, 2010  

    addi I honestly like yours the best not just cuz I am your aunt!!!!! you finished before me gosh your a great eater!!!

  • katera March 10, 2010  

    yes!!!!!go addi ,go

  • katera March 10, 2010  

    go puff!

  • Sarah Jeffers March 10, 2010  

    You go Addie LOL Great Nana

  • Patsy Hutchison March 10, 2010  

    Keep letting them know who’s boss Victoria!!

  • Kristina March 10, 2010  

    Go Puff! I have faith in you

  • Diane March 10, 2010  

    Nathan – like father, like son :-)

  • Barbara March 10, 2010  

    your the best baby there what a way to go we love you

  • Leni March 11, 2010  

    Go Baby Adelyn!

  • Miss. Day March 11, 2010  


  • Louise March 11, 2010  


  • Lauren March 11, 2010  

    You Go Girl!

  • Sharyn Billings March 11, 2010  

    Jaden Who could resist those blue eyes?

  • Sarah Jeffers March 11, 2010  

    you will always be a winner Great nana

  • Carol Evanisko March 11, 2010  

    Jaden, with those beautiful eyes, no matter how sticky the face he’s gotta be the cutest eater.

  • Diane March 11, 2010  

    Nathan – you make me giggle!

  • Don March 12, 2010  

    It is very curious that one child, Brittany, does not have a single vote recorded. If someone is going to enter her in the contest, wouldn’t you think that they would at least VOTE for her – at least ONCE?

    Is this poor kid an orphan or being shunned or black-balled?

    I think the caption placed on her entry says it best: “What happened?”

  • Bethany March 12, 2010  

    Stanton Mommy is so very proud of you sugar muffin!!!

  • Sarah Jeffers March 12, 2010  

    you are a winner Addie lol g-nana

  • Patsy Hutchison March 12, 2010  

    Show ’em who’s boss Victoria!! :-)

  • Dolores March 13, 2010  

    CONGRADULATIONS NATHAN!!!!! Good luck next round little one.

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  • Andrew R March 15, 2010  

    What a farce. If you are going to have such a contest, make it legitimate and not subject this site’s denizens and their 200 plebian relatives. After all, MY child is the cutest here without a doubt, objectively speaking of course. Have a nice day.

  • Bea K. March 16, 2010  

    If Nicholas with his beautiful eyes and eating a lemon does not win…. this has to be one of those contests which should just be discontinued!!!!!! Honestly, LOOK at the picture!!!! Bea K. (I must say this is a completely unbiased opinion!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

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