Classroom Celebration Recipes

Browse recipes for kid-friendly treats for classroom celebrations, complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips.

Staff Picks

Candy Turkeys

Rating: 4.22 stars
These candy turkeys are cute enough to sell!

Acorn Candy Cookies

Rating: 4.7 stars
Cute little treats all on their own or a fun decoration for your cupcakes! Enjoy as is or use to decorate cupcakes. If you are good at piping try adding some colored leaves made of frosting to the top of the Nilla® Wafer.

Fruit Pizza II

Rating: 4.81 stars
A fruit covered cookie crust that is shaped like a pizza. Try using star fruit, peaches, bananas, kiwi, orange slices, blueberries, and pineapples.

Chocolate Teddy Bear Cookies

Rating: 4.07 stars
Cookies shaped like teddy bears.

Caterpillar Cake

Rating: 4.77 stars
This is a great cake to do after a unit on bugs, wildlife, etc. Have the kids help decorate it! Use licorice whips for antennas, or gumdrops. Spread icing around caterpillar and sprinkle green tinted coconut for grass. Use any flavor cake mix or any Bundt cake recipe.

Hot Dog Cookies

Rating: 4.27 stars
These little treasures look just like little hot dogs! Perfect for children's parties or sporting events.

Animal Crackers

Rating: 3.92 stars
Make your own animal crackers! Cut these tasty not-too-sweet cookies into animal shapes. Made with buttermilk, oats and honey.

Birds' Nests

Rating: 4 stars
Make cookies that look like bird nests! Pretty for school spring celebrations or Easter. You can use egg-shaped candies in lieu of the jellybeans, too.

Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

Rating: 4.81 stars
This recipe makes 2 full-sized loaves of tender, spicy quick bread.

Best Brownies

Rating: 4.53 stars
These brownies always turn out!

Quick and Easy Brownies

Rating: 4.42 stars
Takes about 45 minutes to make.

Easy Pancakes

Rating: 4.13 stars
This recipe doesn't require much thought early in the morning, and tastes great!

Inspiration and Ideas

The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies
Rating: Unrated
"LOVE this recipe. I'm always bringing in cookies to my daughter's class for different holidays. I just whip up a batch of these, and voila! Happy kids." – Asheyna
Conchas (Mexican Sweet Bread)
Rating: Unrated
"My son begged me to make these for International Day at school. They were well worth the effort!" – Sheila007

Flavorized Slow Cooker Meatloaf

Rating: 4.43 stars

Slow cooker meatloaf is quick and easy with the flavor others lack.