What would a party be without sweet treats? We gave traditional vanilla cupcakes a summer makeover by decorating them with edible palm tree toppers.
Mashed potatoes are the perfect medium for flavor.
This is one turkey dinner that is much more than the sum of its parts.
Green bean casserole is on almost everyone's Thanksgiving table, either because people love it of maybe because they just love that fried-onion topping.
Chamomile has a delicate, floral flavor that pairs beautifully with Riesling wine.
These buttermilk biscuits require a light touch.
The best apple pies are sweet and juicy.
An update to a classic Halloween treat, these colorful candy apples will delight kids and adults while they brighten your treat table.
Topped by googley eyes, these lightweight French favorites are perfectly on-theme for a kid-approved Halloween party.
Vanilla cupcakes are the perfect base for myriad fillings and frostings.
Turn this delectable chicken salad into easy finger food by serving it on crisp endive leaves.
This simple recipe is easy to tailor to accommodate a range of tastes.
The quintessential match to a cup of tea, these party treats offer just the right balance of lightness and zest.
A few meringues beautifully presented on the table adds texture and color to the party table.
A favorite for many adults, these light sweet treats are tailor-made for kids — they're the perfect finger food for a party.
This simple and refreshing lemonade adds beautiful color to a heart-themed table.
Make Christmas morning extra special with a festive twist on this breakfast classic.
Hot cocoa is the official drink of winter, so it's the perfect addition to any celebration during the colder months.
Loved by kids and grownups alike, gingerbread cookies are a classic holiday treat.
No tea party would be complete without a batch of delicate, delectable cupcakes.
On a cold winter's day, there's no better way to warm up than with a delicious bowl of soup.
Decorate your party table with these fun-to-make marshmallow treats.
Young Jedi™ will fly their rebel ships at lightspeed to get one of these delicious cupcakes.
Little effort, big impact! Our sweet and salty Pretzel Lightsabers™ make a colorful addition to the party table.
Everyone's favorite party food goes galactic with this recipe for Death Star™ Pizza Pockets.
Mini mason jars are such a fun way to serve up beverages at a birthday party.
Gingerbread isn't just for Christmas. Turn this classic cookie flavor into a new Halloween tradition.
Use any cake flavor you like. From simple chocolate to decadent red velvet to classic carrot, the possibilities are endless.
Give a simple, store-bought cake your own Midas touch.
Bubbly and light, this drink is the perfect refreshment for a baby shower.
These quintessential shower favorites are as easy as they are delicious.
Use either fresh or frozen fruit to make this wonderfully sweet sorbet, which pairs well with a sugar cookie for a dessert kids will love.
These cupcakes are anything but traditional – but they offer a sweet surprise that kids will love.
Worms in their apples? Yum! This inventive, fun snack is delightfully suited for kids.
No. 2? No way! These pencil sandwiches will take first place at a back-to-school celebration.
Every party guest gets a gold star with these shaped cookies, which can be personalized however you'd like.
Do away with potato chips and try these light, colorful crisps instead.
Make over the standard lunch sandwich with a few easy twists that kids will love.
Have fun with different cookie-cutter shapes and fruits to fit the season.
This salad is perfect on its own, in a sandwich or as a dip for pita chips.
Kids will love counting down each bite of this delicious soup.
For freshness and fun, wrap these muffins in parchment and decorate with your child's favorite colorful comic.
If your kids love chips, this recipe offers a perfect healthy twist.
Kids will love the rich taste of this easy-to-make polenta.
For an extra-special treat, use chocolate chips for the eyes.
If you're short on time and need a party beverage kids will love, look no further!
Shark attack! Turn an ordinary cupcake into a dangerously delicious dessert with simple grey shark fins that kids will love.
Two quintessential symbols of summer – seahorses and coconuts – come together in this delightfully sweet treat, perfect for an outdoor party inspired by the sea.
The key to perfectly shaped sugar cookies is making sure the dough is chilled before you cut out the shapes, and also before you bake them.
Light and refreshing, lemonade is the perfect refreshment for a garden tea party!
Every tea party needs a few beautiful French macarons.
If you like marshmallows, then you'll love homemade marshmallows even more!
These sweet cupcakes lend a bit of whimsy to your Easter decor and look festive when placed on a tiered table centerpiece.
Adding fresh lemon zest and juice to a classic vanilla cupcake lends brightness for spring.
Beautiful and irresistibly sweet, this Easter–perfect cake features delightful details like fondant and two tiers.
A refreshing burst of lemon combines with spring–sweet strawberries to create the perfect drink to sip on while hunting for eggs.
These beautiful (and yummy!) sandwich cookies are the perfect way to say “be mine.”
Even Cupid would fall in love with these classic vanilla cupcakes topped with buttercream frosting.
These decadent chocolate truffle pops will surely dazzle your guests.
With their wispy peaks resembling snowy mountains, these classic meringue cookies are the perfect treat for this baby shower.
Warm up for winter celebrations with this beautiful twist on traditional hot chocolate.
Cake pops are a perennial party favorite, especially when made to match the theme!
Traditionally a summertime campfire snack, s'mores have a place during the holidays, too!
Simple to make and perfect for all ages, this twist on traditional popcorn is a festive, tasty treat.
Make no bones about it: these sweet pretzel treats are a delightfully spooky way to get excited about the season!
They're creepy, they're crawly and they're decadently delicious!
Traditional candied apples get an elegant update with white chocolate coating and dark chocolate stripes.
The perfect topping for classic cupcakes, this beautifully swirled frosting is as pretty as it is sweet.
What goes better with a baking party than milk?
This delightful recipe is a beautiful way to combine our Bakeshop Birthday Party's colors into a sweet treat the kids will love.
Give your kids the fuel they need to get through the school day.
Not only are these chocolate covered pretzels cute, but the combination of sweet and salty is absolutely delicious!
Cake Pops are one of the most popular treats for parties!
This classic snack mix is one of my favorite treats to make for my own kids. I know your party guests will love it too!
If you are planning on serving lunch, your guests will love this recipe for Tarragon Chicken Salad Sandwiches.
Let kids create their own Mexican lunch with these easy-to-prepare mini taco salads.
The return to school in the fall is an exciting time for kids.
There is nothing worse than pulling a lunch box out of a backpack only to find that your (adorable but discerning) child hasn't eaten a thing you've packed.
Chef and cookbook writer, Kate McMillan, shares her tips for turning picky eaters into kids who are excited to try new things.
Inspired by the simple styling of a snowman, these charming glass jars add extra fun to holiday festivities.
This recipe allows you to create a miniature cake just for your baby while leaving you with plenty of bites for everyone else.
Children will feel very grown-up as they sip their special drinks while enjoying the Thanksgiving festivities.
Make your own delicious granola bars with this simple and healthy recipe.
Make your child's first birthday even more special with a signature drink.
The combination of blueberries and banana pudding is not only delicious, but creates a beautiful visual presentation when served layered in mini parfait glasses.
These can be pulled together in five minutes and baked while you and the kids get ready for school.
Two pieces of dough in different colors are twisted together to create adorable candy cane-shaped cookies.
Kids can create their own polka- dot patterns on the apples by applying jumbo black and orange sprinkles before the caramel dries.
Look for carrot decorations made of sugar – or just use orange sprinkles – to add a colorful touch to the top of your cupcakes.
Since they're smaller than a serving of cake, I love these for parties with young children. They get the fun of a sweet treat without overdoing it
Mini ice cream cones are the perfect way to serve up crispy cereal treats.
Grated Parmesan cheese adds protein and a huge hit of flavor to basic popcorn.
Warm chicken soup is like a thermos full of love!
These chicken skewers are healthy and light, and they can easily be cooked ahead of time.
The combination of chocolate and peanut butter is nearly always a favorite with kids – and with good reason.
With two colors of royal icing, these chocolate shortbread cookies are a beautiful alternative to classic Christmas sugar cookies.
Delicious and nourishing, our black bean soup comes together in one easy step.
This recipe makes a lot of stars. Keep them in an airtight container and you will have snacks all week long.
These melt-proof "ice cream cones" are easy to make and a fun surprise for any birthday party.
Cupcakes are always a hit at birthday parties, and these ones have an especially appealing bonus: they're portable.
The only thing more fun than a spinning dreidel is one made of gooey marshmallow and decadent chocolate.
Always a crowd pleaser, sugar cookies are now a year-round favorite.
Edamame is a common lunchbox snack these days.
Any fresh, seasonal fruit tastes even better paired with this yogurt dip.
Children can help make these adorable turkeys while the adults prepare the real meal, then snack on them while they're waiting for dinner.
The texture and flavors of these gluten-free gingerbread cookies are so perfect, they may just replace your regular gingerbread cookie recipe.
Homemade caramel popcorn balls are a sweet treat and make a great alternative to store-bought candy.
This punch is festive and fun for Halloween, but parents don't have to feel guilty about what's in it.
Apple slices replace bread in this fun take on a lunchtime classic.
S'mores are such an easy dessert to make, and kids of all ages are drawn to them.
Chewy on the inside and crunchy on the outside, these chocolate cookies are an easy-to-make, indulgent treat.
Getting kids to realize that fresh veggies are tasty and satisfying often comes down to a simple matter of presentation.
This is a quesadilla with an Italian accent.
This easy three-layer lemon coconut cake not only tastes delicious, but also coordinates perfectly with the baby shower.
Topped with blueberries and whipped cream, your guests are sure to love these delightful lemon tartlets.
Make a big impact with this refreshing pink punch featuring lemonade and Raspberry sherbet.
These refreshing, non-alcoholic martinis are the perfect accompaniment for a yellow and gray themed baby shower.
This is a healthier, tastier alternative to the instant oatmeal packets sold at the supermarket.
Your children will love the taste of the pumpkin tart and crispy marshmallow on top.
Bite-sized yogurt parfaits are an elegant addition to any table.
Celebrate eight days of light with easy-to-make shaped sandwiches.
This crowd-pleasing recipe is a fantastic combination of salty and sweet – you'd better make an extra batch!
These let you have a say about what's in your granola bars.
These are so good ... be sure to make one for yourself when you're cooking them for the kids.
This smoothie is so thick you can eat it with a spoon.
This is a fun one to make with your kids.
Pita bread makes an easy, unfussy pizza crust.
These sweet treats look so much like cute little seedlings, your party guests will probably be happily surprised to learn that they're edible!
Shaped cookies are a holiday tradition because they're fun to cut out, decorate and exchange with family and friends.
Even your toddler can help you shape the cheese spread into miniature pumpkins and top them with pretzel or broccoli 'stems.'
Pack up this simple grain salad for a delicious and energizing at-school snack.
After a long day of playing in the sun, few things are more appealing than a glass of homemade lemonade.
The glaze on these cookies creates a shiny hard coating, making it a delicious and functional base for decorating.
This classic yellow cake recipe is a crowd-pleaser with kids of all ages and works well with a number of different flavored frostings.
Inspired by the beauty of winter, these delicious and easy-to-make cupcakes make a festive addition to any party.
Not only is this pasta salad incredibly tasty and easy to make, it's absolutely perfect for a robot-inspired party!
This recipe is designed to take advantage of whatever tasty vegetables you might have in your refrigerator.
Sugar and spice and everything nice ... that's what these are made of!
Children and adults alike will flip for these homemade cheese crackers.
When these cookies are hung from a Christmas tree, light shines through the colorful candy centers, creating a beautiful stained-glass effect.
These individual puff pastry tarts are shaped to resemble small books.
This is a more nourishing take on classic waffles with strawberries and whipped cream.
Food is always more fun when it's on a stick.
A fresh twist on an old favorite, this sweet potato hummus is a hit with kids.
This simple method for creating a whimsical cookie is the perfect way to involve young children.
The salty crunch of a few crumbled tortilla chips gives this healthy salad special appeal.
To please a myriad of taste buds, you can also use plain vanilla or chocolate cupcakes with this recipe.
Sandwiches in creative shapes make for a fun new experience. Keep several cutout shapes on hand so you can keep your child guessing.
Putting pinwheels on a skewer will not only add a bit of fun to a lunchbox but it will also help hold the spirals together.
These sea–themed cookie treats are good to the gills!
Creating a cupcake menorah is a playful way to involve children in preparing the Hanukkah meal while teaching them about the important symbols of the holiday.
No doubt about it, all kids love to dip.
Let all of your guests participate in the big reveal with these cupcakes.