7 Baking Ideas to Add Some Sweetness to Your Day

Looking for ways to keep the kids busy while school's out? We've got 7 baking ideas that will keep them entertained and provide a tasty treat for the whole family. Enjoy our delicious homemade dessert recipes or skip a few steps by sprucing up store-bought desserts, we won't tell! Grab your apron, your little ones, and let the baking begin.

TMNT Pizza Cookies

1. Take a baking break

Sugar cookies are the classic choice for decorating, but brownies and store-bought cookies can make a fun foundation, too. Check out how to make these Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Pizza Cookies here.

Modern Halloween Doughnut Pop

2. Frosting, icing, and sprinkles, oh my!

Think beyond the jimmy when you gather your decorations. Small candies like M&Ms and Red Hots are good options, or break up your favorite candy bars into tasty bites. See how we use sprinkles to decorate these donut pops

Bunny Tail Cookies

3. The Easter bunny is on his way

Get an early start on the holiday with these sweet creations.

Blissful Brunch Cereal Bars How To

4. Breakfast club

Mix your favorite colorful and flavorful cereals for a playful surprise in the morning. View the recipe here

Buzz Lightyear Cake

5. Toy (and cake) story

Put your favorite movie on in the background and bake a cake for the ultimate movie snack! Read our Buzz Lightyear Cake How To for all the steps to make this adorable (and surprisingly easy) Buzz Lightyear cake. 

Blue plate filled with letter donuts spelling "YAY GRAD"

6. Spell it out

Turn some of your family’s favorite phrases into the sweetest motto with donut letters. Click here for the recipe. 

Pineapple & Coconut Cupcakes Recipe

7. Spring break staycation

These tropical treats bring a little taste of paradise to your kitchen. Check out our sweet instructions.