20 RAINBOW SWEET TREATS
Whether you’re making desserts for St. Patrick’s Day or another celebratory event, these 20 rainbow sweet treats will fit in just perfectly. Get inspired by these creative recipes that use pudding, jello, cookie dough, sprinkles, pretzels, melted chocolate, and more to create amazing sweets that kids of all ages will enjoy. From cupcakes to fudge and from doughnuts to waffles, you’ll find 20 awesome rainbow treats that are fun to make all year long. Many of the recipes are simple enough that the kids can help, too! From popsicles to cookies and from candy bark to snack mixes, there’s a recipe here that’s just right for your next rainbow-inspired occasion.
This layered jello treat will be a hit with kids of all ages! It’s irresistible and jiggly and fun to eat. While it’s easy to make, it does take a bit of time to assemble, so plan ahead. Everyone will ooh and aah over these cute rainbow cubes of jello. It’s the perfect party sweet treat!
Layered Rainbow Jello by House Of Nash Eats
Beautiful to look at, these dark chocolate cupcakes with a rainbow swirl of frosting are even better to eat. If making for St. Patrick’s day, just add gold-foil chocolate coins for the perfect toppers. Don’t be afraid to try this rainbow frosting. It’s fun and you’ll be obsessed with it!
Pot Of Gold Cupcakes by Baking A Moment
The kids will love helping you make this pretty rainbow candy bark. Use white chocolate for the background so that the rainbow Airhead Xtreme bites, sprinkles and food coloring really stand out. This candy bark is perfect for rainbow-themed parties or St. Patrick’s day.
White Chocolate Rainbow Bark by Princess Pinky Girl
This rainbow batter dazzles when you cut into the finished cake. Easily made in a Bundt pan, there are no layers of cake to fiddle with. It’s so easy that you can’t mess this up! Comes with a short video to show you just have simple it is. Awesome!
Rainbow Bundt Cake by Sweet And Savory Meals
This simple cookie recipe has you divide the cookie dough into 2 sections: one for the white dough and one for the green. You’ll roll the two colors together to form a log. Add rainbow colored sprinkles to the outside of the log. Chill and then just slice and bake. So pretty!
Rainbow Pinwheel Cookie by Kleinworth Co.
Use food coloring to produce the rainbow effect of the cupcake batter. Super easy to make and bake, all you’ll need is a buttercream frosting in white to help show off the rainbow batter. Kids will gobble these up!
Rainbow Cupcakes by Dinner Then Dessert
What can you make with a cake mix, instant pudding mix, vanilla frosting and some sprinkles? These awesome rainbow truffles! Use gel food coloring for the rainbow effect and white almond bark for the candy coating. Adorable!
Rainbow Truffles by The Domestic Rebel
Transform plain old rice krispie treats into a rainbow with the help of food coloring. Just layer a little bit of the different colored rice krispie mixture one at a time in your baking pan to produce the rainbow effect. Let it all cool and set before slicing.
Rainbow Rice Krispie Treats by The Gracious Housewife
These fun pretzel rods take on the colors of the rainbow by first dunking them in melted white chocolate and then adding a drizzle of different colored melted chocolate to them. Cute, easy and kids of all ages love them!
Chocolate Rainbow Pretzel Rods by Things To Share And Remember
Make breakfast fun with these rainbow waffles that are perfect to celebrate St. Patrick’s day or any rainbow-inspired event. Just separate your waffle batter into 6 different bowls and use a different food coloring for each bowl. Gently pour each batter, from the center out, in a circular form on your waffle iron. Presto! Instant rainbow waffle!
Rainbow Waffles by Mom Dot
Impress your guests with this showstopper trifle dessert. First, make rainbow cake batter (don’t worry; it’s easy!), bake your cake and then assemble this dessert in a glass bowl. Add a white chocolate pudding and whipped cream mixture between the rainbow cake layers. Amazing!
Rainbow Cake Trifle by The Kitchen Magpie
The kids will love to help with this colorful fudge. All you need is white chocolate, condensed milk and food coloring for the rainbow layers. Each layer is melted in the microwave then poured and spread individually into a glass baking dish. Set aside to cool and firm up before cutting into squares.
Rainbow Fudge by Wine And Glue
Let the kids help layer this easy pudding pop sweet treat. Use food coloring to make a rainbow from separate bowls of the pudding. Let the kids spoon the layers into the cups and insert the popsicle sticks. Freeze and then enjoy!
Rainbow Pudding Pops by Random Thoughts Of A Supermom
Mini pretzel mix gets the rainbow effect with the addition of colored popcorn, rainbow pieces and nuts. Here, the popcorn is colored green, but you could even do a rainbow of colors for the popcorn for even more fun!
St. Patrick’s Day Snack Mix by Sprinkle Some Fun
These cute doughnuts are perfect for rainbow party themes or St. Patrick’s day celebrations. Add food colors to small bowls of batter and alternate colors in the doughnut pan. When cooled, dip them in a simple white glaze and decorate with rainbow sprinkles. Too cute!
Mini Rainbow Doughnuts by Hoosier Homemade
These sweet treats make a great edible craft project for the kids to assemble. Square pretzels, Airheads extreme rainbow bites, Rolos candy and gold sugar crystals will make little pots of gold. Adorable!
St. Patrick’s Day Pots ‘O Gold by The Typical Mom
These cream cheese infused cookies are awesome on their own, but add sprinkles to the dough for a colorful rainbow effect through the entire cookie. These are easy to make and the kids can help, too!
Rainbow Sprinkle Cookies by Princess Pinky Girl
Here’s a sneaky way to get your kids to eat some spinach – hide it in a rainbow popsicle. Spinach makes the perfect green layer along with pineapple, blueberries, mango and strawberries. Easy to make a pretty to look at. They won’t be able to resist!
Natural Fruit And Veggie Rainbow Popsicles by Yummy Mummy Kitchen
This project involves colored sugar sprinkles that you pour into a rainbow. Dip pretzel sticks in melted white chocolate and then carefully roll each stick through the rainbow sugar. Beautiful and sparkly!
Rainbow Pretzel Sticks by Frosting And A Smile
The kids will love these awesome rainbow layered cookies! Set aside time to make the dough colors and freeze them well before slicing. It’s easy to shape the dough into a rainbow arc and add a few cloud puffs at the end before baking. So creative!
Rainbow Slice And Bake Cookie by Crazy For Crust
This fun layered rainbow cookie is sure to brighten up any rainy day! This is a great recipe for kids to try and a delicious treat to share after.