Bake Sale Recipes

Cakes to quick breads, cookies to pies, muffins to fudge. Bring in the bucks at your bake sale with 5-star recipes.

Staff Picks

Ginny's Mini Cheesecakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 531
These aren't done with graham wafers, but with vanilla wafer cookies. They are fast, easy and excellent! Top with your favorite fruit pie filling.

Whole Grain Healthy Banana Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 135
Don't let the healthy name fool you, this banana bread is moist and full of flavor. Whole grains, high fiber and low fat and sugar are just the added benefits. My family devours it! This can also be made in 4 mini loaf pans, just bake for 25 to 30 minutes at the same temperature.

Too Much Chocolate Cake

Rating: 5 stars 7588
This cake won me First Prize at the county fair last year. It is very chocolaty.

Pretzel Turtles®

Rating: 5 stars 1630
Quick and easy Turtles® candies! Mini pretzels, caramel covered chocolate candies, and pecans make up this delicious treat.

Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate Chunks

Rating: 4.5 stars 100
The addition of honey, oats and chocolate chunks in this recipe makes a terrific interpretation of the All-American Peanut Butter Cookie!
By Stephanie

Bake Sale Lemon Bars

Rating: 4.5 stars 1314
They are very, very easy to make, and really fabulously delicious.
By Allrecipes Member

Janet's Rich Banana Bread

Rating: 5 stars 9742
Sour cream guarantees a moist and tender loaf. And bananas are sliced instead of mashed in this recipe, giving a concentrated banana taste in every bite.
By vjonsson

Chocolate Mint Cookies I

Rating: 5 stars 1012
This is a melt in your mouth chocolate cookie that has a chocolate mint frosting. It's delicious and it's easy!

Cake Balls

Rating: 4.5 stars 2251
This recipe is very versatile and heavily addictive. You can mix and match cake and icing flavors as well as the chocolate coatings. The variations are unlimited, and they can be nicely packaged and given as gifts.

Peanut Butter Temptations II

Rating: 5 stars 267
Peanut butter tarts with a chocolate covered peanut butter cup in the middle. You will need a mini muffin pan to make these.

Best Brownies

Rating: 4.5 stars 13251
Cakey on the outside and fudgy in the middle, this easy brownie recipe really is the best! Done in an hour.
By Allrecipes Member

Soft Oatmeal Cookies

Rating: 4.5 stars 5115
This recipe for soft oatmeal cookies creates a moist and flavorful dessert that will make everyone's day a little bit better.

Inspiration and Ideas

30 Cakes That Are Sure To Sell Big at a Bake Sale
From easy-to-package sheet cakes to show-stopping layer cakes, you'll win with these top-rated bake sale cake recipes. 
The Best Lemon Bars
Rating: Unrated 3460
These tart, rich lemon bars need just seven common ingredients you probably already have, and are done in 55 minutes!
Mom's Zucchini Bread
Rating: 5 stars 10709

A moist and delicious zucchini bread flavored with walnuts and cinnamon. Easy to bake and freeze, this recipe makes two loaves.