Oh Baby! 25 Super Sweet Baby Shower Desserts
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Oh Baby! 25 Super Sweet Baby Shower Desserts

From cookies to cake, delicious desserts are a major highlight at any baby shower. Whether you’re gearing up for your own or getting ready to celebrate your best friend’s soon-to-arrive bundle, you won’t want to miss this collection of 25 sweet treats — including Rice Krispies ice cream cones, mini cake donuts, strawberry whoopie pies and more. Just don’t be surprised if guests love everything so much that they all start asking you to whip up desserts for their own baby showers (and any other parties they happen to be hosting).

1. Lemon Cake: Satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth by serving this luscious lemon confection that tastes every bit as delectable as it looks. After the shower’s over, you can also save the recipe for Easter or upcoming birthday parties. (via Brit + Co)

2. Heart-Shaped Tarts: While cake may be great, there’s nothing sweeter than heart-shaped tarts on a stick. These ones are filled with raspberry jam, but you can go ahead and swap in whichever preserve flavor most tickles your taste buds. (via Brit + Co)

3. Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cones: Who needs actual ice cream when you can feast on Rice Krispies cones topped with melted candy, sprinkles and sixlets? These ones are so seriously pretty that no one will even miss the real thing. (via Cute as a Fox)

4. Lucky Charms Bars: Also ideal for St. Paddy’s Day snacking, our Lucky Charms bars are the perfect complement to baby shower blondies and brownies. Serve some up to channel a little luck of the Irish for the wee one on the way, and don’t forget to snag our free printable to create the boxes. (via Brit + Co)

5. Blueberry-Blackberry Cupcakes: Topped with juicy berries, fondant-gum-paste flowers and cream cheese frosting, these blueberry-blackberry cupcakes are just right for any backyard summer shower. (via The Little Epicurean)

6. Salty Sweet Caramel Cookie Sandwiches: A little bit salty and totally sweet, our caramel cookie sandwiches are the ultimate baby shower treat, especially for Cadbury fanatics. (via Brit + Co)

7. Pretty in Pink Marshmallows: Easy to customize in pink, blue or whatever color you’d like, these chocolate-dipped marshmallows are fun to decorate and even better to eat. (via She Wears Many Hats)

8. Mini Pies: Oh baby, are these mini pies goooood. Bake the crusts inside mason jar lids, then fill each one with a Banoffee-inspired mixture of bananas, dulce de leche, whipped cream and chocolate. Y-U-M. (via Brit + Co)

9. Raspberry-Swirled Cheesecake Cupcakes: Once you’ve got your mini pies ready to go, it’s time to toss a little cheesecake into the mix. These raspberry confections taste delicious and will look absolutely lovely gracing your dessert display. (via Cooking Classy)

10. Ombre Rice Krispies Treats: From dresses to home decor, all things ombre never cease to make us swoon. You too? Our heart-shaped Rice Krispies are one dessert you won’t want to skip. (via Brit + Co)

11. Yogurt Pies: Planning a baby shower brunch? Yogurt-filled pies are a healthier dessert choice and fun for everyone to make at a build-your-own-treat station. (via In Katrina’s Kitchen)

12. Pink + Blue Muddy Buddies: Young or old, everyone loves party mix. We made this batch delightfully sweet and baby-shower appropriate with the help of peanut butter, powdered sugar and colorful candies. (via Brit + Co)

13. Fruity Pebbles Rice Krispies Treats: If you liked Fruity Pebbles cereal as a kid, you’ll love making these rainbow-esque Rice Krispies treats for your bestie’s baby shower. Not a fan of the colorful flakes? Cap’n Crunch works just as well. (via The Novice Chef)

14. Strawberry Swirl Fudge: Sorry, grandma. As much as we love your classic fudge recipe, this strawberry-swirled version, made with white chocolate morsels and marshmallow crème, just might be our new go-to. (via Shugary Sweets)

15. Emoji Cookies: How perfect are those baby and bottle emoji cookies!? Spread the joy by making your own or sharing a professionally created batch, like these ones from Baked Ideas, with all of your shower guests. (via Brit + Co)

16. Rice Krispies Nest Treats: Nests symbolize new life, so what better addition to your baby shower than these Rice Krispies creations filled with pretty pastel eggs? (via Happy Clippings)

17. Three-Flavor Rice Krispies Treats: Birthday cake. Cookies ‘n’ cream. Candy bar. With three fabulous flavors to choose from, guests will find our creative Rice Krispies treats impossible to resist. (via Brit + Co)

18. Cotton Candy Mousse: If you’re looking to give your shower a carnival-esque vibe, you can’t go wrong by serving creamy mousse flavored with cotton candy syrup. Pass it to guests in ribbon-tied glasses and top with little gumballs or candies for an extra dash of color. (via In Katrina’s Kitchen)

19. Blue Layered Jello: Remember eating Jello Jigglers as a kid? We sure do, and that’s why these blue beauties totally caught our eye. They’re the perfect way to celebrate your sweet baby boy. (via Taste and Tell)

20. Spring Bouquet Popsicles: Have you ever seen prettier popsicles? Made using orange blossom water, lemon juice and organic edible flowers, these treats are *almost* too lovely to eat. (via Marla Meridith)

21. Mini Cake Donuts: Blue frosting and sprinkles take these mini donuts from coffee-shop staple to baby-shower necessity. These are also vegan and gluten-free, making them easy for everyone to enjoy. (via 86 Lemons)

22. Strawberry Milk Whoopie Pies: Have your strawberry milk AND eat it too. These tasty treats are sure to bring back happy memories of grade-school snack time. (via Sprinkle Bakes)

23. Vanilla Button Cookies: These cookies are literally as cute as a button and “sew” much fun to make. (Sorry, we couldn’t help ourselves.) (via Cooking Melangery)

24. S’mores Trail Mix: Send everyone home smiling with DIY jars of this s’mores trail mix that’s packed full of honey-flavored Teddy Grahams, mini marshmallows, M&Ms, honey-roasted peanuts and mixed nuts. We have a feeling it’ll be gone in the blink of an eye. (via Evermine Blog)

25. Baby Bird Sugar Cookies: Tweet, tweet! Serve these sweet little birdies at your shower and let the teal and coral icing inspire a beautiful color scheme for the entire party. (via Baker + the Egg)

What are your favorite baby shower desserts? Share some sweet inspiration below.