Homemade Spring Desserts For Kids 10 Simple Spring Treat Recipes Your Kids Will Love Apr 3 2011 • By Angelica Marden 52 1 Desperately seeking a new recipe to take to kiddie soirees this season? When are you not?! Celebrate the colors and sweetness of Spring with these tried and truly tasty treats created by the LilSugar team, LilSugar Community and chef Annabel Karmel. Yummy Pudding Cone What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 This recipe was submitted by lauren in The Children's Table group. This recipe for a pudding cone is as easy to make as it is tasty. Just use a boxed pudding recipe and when pudding's done serve in cones and top with sprinkles! Rice Krispie Apples What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Using the same ingredients (plus one) that you use for regular Rice Krispies treats, melt the marshmallows and butter in a pan or bowl. Add some red gel dye to the mix. When the mixture is a lush red, add the cereal to the mix and stir. Instead of pouring the mixture into a pan, make baseball size balls and lay them out in pans that can be refrigerated. Here's the full guide. Octopus Cake What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 This recipe comes courtesy of lauren in The Kiddie Soiree group. At a recent birthday party for a neighbor's son, Lauren was wowed by the birthday boy's cake. A creative way to expand on the party's ocean theme, this cake uses one round cake (for the octopus head) and one square cake (to make the legs). Using candy for details on the tentacles and for eyes makes the sea creature really come to life. Rainbow Cookies What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Make cookies extra special when you turn ordinary sugar cookies into vibrant, edible rainbows. Source Cupcakes in a Jar What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 With little bits of nostalgia all-the-rage these days, mamas may want to stock up on some mini-mason jars for the latest thing to hit the cupcake world – cupcakes in jar. The adorably sweet parfait-like treats combine cupcakes, icing, and decoration in one compact cup, cutting down on the crumbs tots will create as they make their way through the confections. Be inspired by these simple and delicious recipes. Source: Flickr User jamieanne Pretty-in-Pink Brownie Cupcakes What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Fancy-up regular cupcakes when you make these brownie bites with festive frosting. Tic-Tac-Toe Peanut Butter Style What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 This recipe for healthy mini pancakes doubles as a board game. Nutella, peanut butter, raspberries, and bananas make healthy, flavorful additions to a yummy breakfast. Whale Pancakes What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Feel free to play with your food! Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but active tots aren't always willing to spend time eating it. Before lobbing another round pancake on their plate, take a look at these flapjacks created by a dad of two over at Jim's Pancakes. Using a pancake recipe, food coloring, and a squeeze bottle, he's managed to turn the traditional breakfast favorite into works of art. The picturesque meals may take a lil more effort than a waffle thrown in the toaster or a granola bar on the run, but for a special occasion or a lazy weekend, this may be all your tyke needs to stay seated at the table. Photos courtesy of Jim's Pancakes Cake Pops What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 The cupcake has been dethroned by the decadent cake pop. Where the muffin-sized cakes once reigned supreme a bite-sized ball of cake on a stick is all the rage at lil ones' parties. Check out our step-by-step instructions for making your own cake pops. Annabel Karmel's Apple Pie Recipe For Kids What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Take a tip from our guest blogger Annabel Karmel, the British children's chef and kiddie cookbook author, who offers step-by-step instructions for apple pie that tots can help make. The perfect way to embrace fresh Spring fruit!