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25 Desserts That Won at the Bake Sale


Iced Oatmeal Cookies

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bake sale ideas iced oatmeal cookies

Caitlin Bensel

A good old-fashioned bake sale deserves a good old-fashioned cookie—like these wholesome oatmeal cookies covered in icing! They're just like the kind you might remember as a kid.

Get the Iced Oatmeal Cookies recipe.



Peanut Butter Brownies

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Will Dickey

Take your brownies to the next level by combining two popular flavors: chocolate and peanut butter. It's a layered treat that everyone will love!

Get the Peanut Butter Brownies recipe.


Chocolate Chip Muffins

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Caitlin Bensel

The buttermilk in these muffins make them moist, fluffy, and tender. Basically, the perfect base for lots of chocolate chips!

Get the Chocolate Chip Muffins recipe.

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Caramel Apple Cookies

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bake sale ideas caramel apple cookies

Caitlin Bensel

These cookies are loaded with fall flavor thanks to the freshly grated apple and dried apple chips, so they're perfect for back-to-school season. But if you ask us, it's the caramel icing that really takes them over the top!

Get the Caramel Apple Cookies recipe.


S'mores Bars

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Caitlin Bensel

It'll be hard to pass up these toasted marshmallow-topped bars, especially since they have all the flavor of s'mores without the campfire!

Get the S'mores Bars recipe.



Cowboy Cookies

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cowboy cookies stacked

Caitlin Bensel

These Texas-sized cookies are loaded with tasty mix-ins, like chocolate chips, coconut flakes, chopped pecans, and rolled oats. If you like a salty-sweet treat, try topping them with flaky sea salt.

Get the Cowboy Cookies recipe.

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blondies on blue plate

Will Dickey

These rich, nutty, caramel-y bars are a classic bake sale treat. They're easy to make ahead and they're a hit with anyone who has a sweet tooth.

Get the Blondies recipe.


Pumpkin Spice Muffins

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pumpkin spice muffins with frosting on wire rack

Hector Sanchez

The cream cheese frosting on these fall muffins is completely optional, but it also happens to be a very good idea. Either way—they're delicious!

Get the Pumpkin Spice Muffins recipe.


No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

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no bake peanut butter bars on floral napkins

Danielle Daly

This recipe comes together in just 20 minutes. Then, all you have to do is pop the bars in the fridge so they're ready for your next bake sale. It couldn't be easier!

Get the No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars recipe.

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Halloween Cheesecake Bars

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halloween cheesecake bars with candy eyes and candy corn

Caitlin Bensel

With an Oreo cookie crust and a pumpkin cheesecake filling, these bars are the ultimate fall treat. You can make them with or without the fun sprinkles and Halloween candy depending on the time of year.

Get the Halloween Cheesecake Bars recipe.



No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

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no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies with coconut stacked

Caitlin Bensel

These chewy, chocolate-y oatmeal cookies are loaded with peanut butter and chocolate hazelnut spread. If you're not a fan of coconut flakes, simply swap them out for any chopped nuts.

Get the No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies recipe.



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brookies on pink board

Will Dickey

Don't make your customers decide between brownies and cookies (that's just cruel!). Instead, make this popular mash-up that combines the best of both worlds.

Get the Brookies recipe.

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Apple Pie Bars

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apple pie bars on wood board

Will Dickey

Serving pie at a bake sale isn't always easy (and it requires plates). But with these apple pie bars, you can grab a slice without the fuss.

Get the Apple Pie Bars recipe.


Pumpkin Spice Cereal Treats

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pumpkin spice cereal treats


Crispy, chewy cereal treats are an all-time classic. This recipe will remind you of the kind you had as a kid, but with even more flavor.

Get Ree's Pumpkin Spice Cereal Treats recipe.


Applesauce Cake

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applesauce cake with walnuts and frosting

Hector Sanchez

From the tender apple-spiced cake to the maple brown butter frosting, there's so much to love about this simple snack cake. You might even want to make an extra to round out your holiday desserts.

Get the Applesauce Cake recipe.


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Graduation Brownie Bites

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graduation brownie bites with chocolate and candy grad hats

Ryan Dausch

These chocolate-glazed brownie bites are so good, it'll be hard to eat just one. If your bake sale is happening later in the school year, turn the brownies into graduation hats using chocolate squares and sour candy belts.

Get Ree's Graduation Brownie Bites recipe.


Peanut Butter Blossoms

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peanut butter blossoms on sheet pan

Will Dickey

Who can resist the classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter? Roll the dough in sanding sugar (using your school colors) for even more school spirit.

Get the Peanut Butter Blossoms recipe.


Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

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mini pumpkin cheesecakes with whipped cream

Will Dickey

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Oreo Truffles

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oreo truffles with white sprinkles

Brian Woodcock

Here's a fun bake sale idea: Top these no-bake truffles with pretty sprinkles or nonpareils, then wrap a few of them up in cellophane bags with ribbon for an impressive presentation.

Get Ree's Oreo Truffles recipe.


Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

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pumpkin snickerdoodles

Will Dickey


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