These easy recipes are great for families to do together. Featuring easy recipes for kids, these projects will help teach kids how fun baking and decorating can be!

Gather the whole family together and try one of these fun desserts to make with kids. Featuring fun dessert ideas, decorating projects and sweet treats that are easy to customize with what you have on hand, these kid-friendly desserts will help children of all ages have fun in the kitchen.

1. Sparkly Unicorn Cookie Bars

Kids can have fun coloring and layering cookie dough with these tasty unicorn cookie bars. Top your treats with colorful jimmies and sprinkles for the perfect finishing touch.

2. Jumbo Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies

Everyone knows cookies make the best ice cream sandwiches! A fun and interactive dessert for kids, these jumbo ice cream sandwich cookies can be made with homemade cookies or your favorite store-bought brand. Let kids customize their treats with their favorite ice cream or sprinkles.

3. Galaxy Bark

Make a treat that’s simply out of this world with this tasty Galaxy Bark. Made using Black, Purple, Pink and Blue Candy Melts candy, this sweet treat is perfect for backyard stargazing. Can’t find the candy colors you need? You can color Bright White Candy Melts candy with our garden set and primary set of candy colors.

4. Rocky Road Brownies

Nurse your chocolate craving with these rich and moist rocky road brownies. Topped with marshmallows and almonds (peanuts would also be delicious), these bite-sized delights are sure to become a family favorite.

5. Color Block Heart Cookies

Have some leftover sprinkles hiding in a cabinet? Put them to use with these sprinkle-covered roll-out cookies. This cookie recipe is a great way to get kids into decorating and is a fun project for the whole family to do together.

6. Mini Banana Bites

These mini banana bites are kid and parent-friendly! Made using fresh bananas, these little bites are just as fun to make as they are to eat. Kids can have fun dipping these treats in chocolate, then their favorite toppings.

7. Delicious Dessert Kabobs

Kabobs on the grill are great, but kabobs drizzled with candy are even sweeter! Combine your favorite store-bought treats and fresh fruit to make these fun-to-eat desserts.

8. Bright and Bold Cupcakes

Use store-bought icing pouches to add a bold pop of color to your favorite cupcake recipe. Available in a variety of colors, these icing pouches also come with a round and star tip for easy and convenient decorating.

9. Mini Corn Dog Bites

These mini corn dog bites are sure to become favorites with the kids. Made using a Mega Mini Muffin Pan (or any mini muffin pan you have on hand), these corn dog bites work up quickly and easily – and are oh so fun to eat!

10. Sweet Candy Clusters

Turn leftover coconut, nuts, cereal, dried fruits and marshmallows into sweet candy clusters. Kids will love mixing their favorite flavors into melted chocolate, and since these treats work up quickly, they’re great for a weeknight dessert.

11. Candy- Covered Apple Lollipops

Make snack time a little more colorful with these candy-coated apple lollipops. A fun treat for kids to make and eat, these lollipops can be made with any apple you have on hand. Fresh out of sprinkles? Top your treats with crushed nuts, coconut or a drizzle of melted peanut butter.

12. Fruit and Donut Kabobs

Make breakfast a family affair by gathering the kids into the kitchen to make these fun donut kabobs. A great treat for the weekend, these kabobs also hide a few pieces of fresh fruit, too! Top your favorite store-bought donuts with sprinkles, chocolate or a candy drizzle for an added dash of sweetness.

13. Mickey Mouse Crispy Treats

Everyone’s favorite mouse gets a sweet makeover with this Mickey Mouse rice cereal treat recipe. A great substitution for cookies or brownies, these treats are easy to put together and decorate.

14. Monster Cupcakes

Monsters can’t scream with candy in their mouths! Decorated using store-bought icing pouches and your favorite mini candies, these monster cupcakes are a great project for the kids to do at home. If you’d rather not use candy, try cookies or pieces of fruit.

15. Cute Critter Cookies

Decorate homemade or store-bought cookies with pre-colored icing pouches for a quick and easy decorating project that kids will love. Made using simple buttercream piping techniques, these little critters are a fun way to reward your little love bugs!

16. Rice Cereal Treat Donuts

Feel better about indulging with these rice cereal treat donuts. A fun alternative to the real deal, these ‘faux-nuts’ still feature the icing and toppings that make donuts so delicious but use rice cereal rather than fried dough.

17. Easy Homemade Marshmallow Fondant

Even if you don’t plan to decorate with it, making fondant from scratch can be a fun sensory project for the kids. Made using marshmallows and confectioners’ sugar, this fondant feels and acts like play dough, but is completely edible. Kids can easily add color using icing colors or any store-bought food coloring.

How are you getting your kids into baking and decorating? Found some recipes that other kids will love? Have some other easy desserts for kids to make themselves? Let us know in the comments below or post a picture on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and tag us ​@wiltoncakes.

17 Easy Dessert Recipes for Kids

These kid-friendly recipes are great for families to do together. Featuring easy recipes for kids, these projects will help teach kids how fun baking and decorating can be!
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