Celebrate getting back to school with yummy desserts

Throughout the past few weeks and those ahead, families will be sending little ones back to school and what better way to celebrate than to surprise them with some sweets when they get home? Fresh baked goodies and bright-colored desserts will help kick off the school year in a big way! I’ve collected some of our favorites below and we would LOVE to see what you’re pinning! Share on our Pinterest page.

I made this pencil cookie cake for my niece and nephews when they went back to school a few years ago. This sweet treat was a hit and tasted delicious!

Think fall! Caramel Apple Muddy Buddies will have your kids clamoring for more. This alternate to puppy chow also would be perfect at any Harvest or Halloween gathering.

Who doesn’t love brownie batter? Try Raw Fudgy Brownie Bites for that chocoholic. Put some aside in a secret place for those moments when they are away at school and you just want to relax. They’ll never know!

Stop what you’re doing and make this now! Cake Batter Dip served with things like vanilla wafers and animal crackers. The perfect dip for any sweet tooth!

Cookie Dough Truffles would be perfect for an after-school surprise. Who am I kidding? Make these. Eat all of them. Immediately.

Create a Chocolate Taco Bar for kids to create the treat they want – sprinkles, cookie crumbs, M&Ms and more. This would be perfect for a playdate, birthday party or just to do together as a family.

Chocolate Chip Cookies bars because anything with chocolate chips is worth making. Like yesterday.

You can never go wrong with Oreos and this collection of sweet recipes using the famous cookie is right on point.

Funfetti Cheesecake Cookie Cups takes every child’s favorite cake and puts it in a simple to eat form with a twist. Top with whipped cream for an extra oomph.

What is your go-to dessert once the kids head back to school? Do you find yourself tossing something in particular into the Kitchen-Aid mixer? Stay tuned for a great back-to-school giveaway for moms and dads coming next week!

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