Whether you are hosting a school classroom party, giving a food gift to a teacher, going back to school or celebrating your ABC’s at home, these school themed treats will bring a smile to teachers and classmates. From chocolate chalkboards to book worm cookies, this collection of festive desserts will give you plenty of ideas to cook up in your kitchen that celebrate all things school!
School treats your kids can make & Eat
Kids have so much fun baking cookies and cupcakes, and they are the sweetest way to celebrate the end of the school year. Personalized cookies also make a memorable (and yummy) gift for teachers!
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Celebrate the end of the school year or beginning of the year by serving up some school-themed treats.
School Party Treats That Everyone Will Love
Whether it’s a school party or maybe just celebrating the first school day, everyone will have a fun time making these delicious school themed snacks. A little kitchen fun is a great idea to settle school jitters, especially for younger kids, who this may be their first year.
A lot of schools have new food rules from when we were kids, especially elementary school, so make sure you review those. It’s a great way to not cause any issues or accidentally send anyone to the school nurse for allergies. That being said, let’s make these school party snack ideas and sweet treats!
School-Themed Cookies and Cupcakes
Let’s have real fun and love when you and your kiddos make these awesome tasty treats!
1. School-Themed Sugar Cookies
Everyone will love these homemade treats. Sure these ones may be a little more time consuming to make, but that’s okay for special occasions. So if you excel at decorating cookies with royal icing, Sweet Sugarbelle offers some inspiration with her collection of school-themed cookies.
2. Cute Bookworm Cookies
Want another fun snack? For your favorite bookworms, you can take a lesson in cookie baking from CookieD-oh and bake up some adorable Bookworm Cookies.
3. Sweet Snickerdoodle Apples
Don’t have time to make and decorate cupcakes? Bake snickerdoodle apples, instead! You can find the recipe at Burlap N Bling. Saving the extra cost of going to a bakery is always a good idea in my book.
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4. Easy Apple Cupcake Recipe
These homemade sweets are amazing. There are so many cute cupcakes to make, how do you choose? If you want to make super easy Apple Cupcakes check out Love from the Oven’s tutorial.
5. Adorable Bookworm Cupcakes
Cupcakes are always a hit at end of school year parties. The Partiologist teaches you how to simply decorate adorable bookworm cupcakes.
Creative School-Themed Treats
Your child’s teacher and classmates will welcome these creative school-themed treats during this year’s party!
6. Cool Pretzels Twist Apples
This is a simple idea, but a tasty one, and makes great party favors. Give your teachers a bucket full of Make-Bake-Celebrate‘s crunchy, sweet, and salty pretzel twist apples to thank teachers for being so sweet.
7. Sweet Chocolate Chalkboards
Personalize your own chocolate chalkboards like Hungry Happenings did, to thank that special teacher!
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8. Perfect Pretzel Pencils
Give your kids a pencil that you won’t mind if they chew. Ode to Inspiration shows you how to make the perfect pretzel pencils.
9. Cute Edible Book Treats
Want another great idea? How about these edible book treats that turn food items into something school themed. Fruit leather and white chocolate add up to a super cute edible book. Hungry Happenings will show you how easy these tiny books are to make using three ingredients. You can even make the fruit leather out of fresh fruit if you wanted.
10. Sweet Oreo Apple Pops
What teacher wouldn’t love Oreo apple pops? Amanda’s Parties to Go gives you an easy-to-follow lesson on how to make these candy treats.
11. Magical Edible Glue Sticks
If you prefer a glue gun to a mixer, then you’ll enjoy crafting edible glue sticks with the help of The Celebration Shoppe. This sweet treat is such a great idea. I would avoid stuff like Reese’s pieces due to food allergies since peanut butter allergies are among the life-threatening allergies. But you could even do a mix of chocolate chips if you wanted.
12. Apple Candy Cups
If you’re looking for healthy snack ideas, you won’t find them here. Another crafty project brought to you by Giggles Galore, couldn’t be easier. Her A is for apple candy cups are quick and easy to make and even have printable tags!
More Delicious Ways to Celebrate School From Kids Activities Blog:
- 5 Easy Back-to-School Dinner Ideas
- Sandwich-Free Back to School Lunch Ideas
- 15 Delicious Lunch Ideas For Kids
- 5 Back To School Lunch Recipes For Picky Eaters
- Back To School Afternoon Snack Ideas
- Easy Breakfast Ideas For Back To School
- Meatless & Nut Free Back To School Lunch Ideas
- Gluten Free Back To School Lunch Recipes
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Which school themed treats will you be making this school year? Comment below and let us know, we’d love to hear from you!