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10 birthday treats that go beyond cake

Not all kids like cake, but their birthdays can still include something extra sweet. Check out these delicious recipes.

By Alex Mlynek
10 birthday treats that go beyond cake

Photo: Roberto Caruso

10 birthday treats that go beyond cake

Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Who doesn’t love ice cream sandwiches? And this recipe doubles the sweetness by using brownies as the “bread.” Get the recipe here: Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

10 birthday treats that go beyond cakePhoto: Jodi Pudge

Cake Pops

Food on a stick is good, but dessert on a stick is better. These cake pops are fun to eat—and don’t have the thick frosting that many kids dislike. Get the recipe here: Cake Pops

10 birthday treats that go beyond cakePhoto: Emily Cumming

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The Ultimate Chocolate Chocolate Chunk Cookie

These would make the perfect treat for your little chocolate lover. Get the recipe here: The Ultimate Chocolate Chocolate Chunk Cookie

10 birthday treats that go beyond cakePhoto: John Cullen

Fruity Rocket Pops

A refreshing twist on a birthday treat that will also keep little party-goers hydrated. Get the recipe here: Fruity Rocket Pops

10 birthday treats that go beyond cakePhoto: Roberto Caruso

Hot Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Chocolate cookie sandwiches filled with marshmallow fluff — sounds like the ideal kid-pleaser to us! Get the recipe here: Hot Chocolate Whoopee Pie

plate of homemade whoopee piesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

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Peanut Butter and Jam Squares

Attention PB&J lovers! We have the ultimate dessert for you to enjoy on your special day. Get the recipe here: Peanut Butter and Jam Squares

10 birthday treats that go beyond cake

Strawberry Wafflecake

Is it technically a cake if it’s made out of waffles? Regardless, your kiddos will be munching on this like there’s no tomorrow. Get the recipe here: Strawberry Wafflecake

10 birthday treats that go beyond cakePhoto: Roberto Caruso

S’mores Cones

Not just for ice cream anymore, these cones are full of marshmallow goodness and make a yummy birthday party choice. Get the recipe here: S’mores Cones

10 birthday treats that go beyond cakePhoto: Roberto Caruso

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Quinoa Banana Bread

If you’re looking to serve something a little healthier, opt for this quinoa banana bread. It’s still sweet and provides necessary nutrients for growing tots. Get the recipe here: Quinoa Banana Bread

10 birthday treats that go beyond cakePhoto: Emily Cumming

Mindcraft Marshmallow Creepers

Your master builder will swoon for these adorable Minecraft Marshmallow Creepers. They’re perfect for parties! Get the recipe here: Minecraft Marshmallow Creepers

10 birthday treats that go beyond cakePhoto: Tony Lanz
This article was originally published on Apr 26, 2016

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