Everyone benefits from a back-to-school bake sale: Kids get to make yummy treats with their parents then have the fun of acting as vendor. These treats are perfect for a bake sale; they're kid-size and easy to eat anywhere. Many are also peanut-free to reduce the chance of an allergic reaction.Chocolate-caramel-oatmeal squares leave home wrapped in waxed-paper "sleeves." Construction-paper bands stamped with the price get taped on at the sale.
Apple Pie Cupcakes
Made with marzipan apples, these apple cupcakes with cream cheese frosting will sell like hotcakes.
Baked nuggets are filled with strawberry jam and rolled in confectioners' sugar. A cellophane bag shows them off and keeps the sugar from getting all over.
Mini Berry Pies
Baked in single-serving disposable tins, these desserts are small, but the flavors inside -- blueberry and raspberry -- are big. The heart cutout (made with a cookie cutter) provides a peek at the filling. Be sure to send along napkins and plastic forks.
Peanut Butter Filled Chocolate Cupcakes
These delicious chocolate cupcakes hold a sweet secret: a creamy, fluffy peanut butter filling is hidden inside. They're sure to go fast at any bake sale.Get the Peanut-Butter-Filled Cupcakes Recipe
Cones filled with marshmallow-almond popcorn stand in a paper-wrapped aluminum-foil box with small holes. Paper cherries glued to a toothpick form the price tag.
Lucky Lemon Sugar Cookies
Set out lemony sugar cookies on a construction-paper grid and let buyers play a game: If the cookie they pick has a paper marker underneath, they get another one free.
Chocolate Chunk Cookie Cupcakes
These are two delicious treats in one: Chocolate chip cookies and cupcakes.
Cranberry-Oat Cereal Bars
A gooey marshmallow coating turns ordinary cereal into a delectable sweet bar.
These classic back-to-school treats will surely be best-sellers.
Giant Chocolate Chip Cookies
An ice cream scoop turns this classic cookie into a supersize winner at the bake sale.
This moist, chocolaty brownie topped with caramel and nuts brings together the classic components of turtle candies.
These single-serving goodies are kitchen wizardry: Blondie batter is tucked into cupcake liners, topped with a combination of coconut, chocolate chips, walnuts, and dried cherries, and baked until golden.
No-Bake Chocolate and Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars
With a candy-bar-inspired top and a crumbly cookie base, each of these rich squares packs a double dose of that perfect pairing: chocolate and peanut butter.
Creamy Lemon Squares
The lemon bars of your dreams take just 15 minutes of prep: Stir together a mere three ingredients to create a sunny, puckery filling for a buttery shortbread crust.