15 Dessert Recipes for Spring

Spring is in the air! Or at least we hope it will be arriving soon …

Either way, as our puffy coats are replaced with jean jackets and flowers start to bloom, what better way to celebrate than with Spring-themed desserts? Using the best ingredients, colors, and flavors of the season, here are 15 recipes that are sure to sprout some smiles:

1. Oreo Flower Cupcakes

Two all-time kid favorites — cupcakes and Oreos — in one delicious mouthful. Topped with bright frosting “flowers,” they’re sure to put a spring in your step! (via Babble)

2. Spring Cookie Flower Pops

Daisy-shaped and delicious, these shortbread cookies make a great decorating activity for kids. Hand over the icing and sprinkles and let their imaginations bloom — make enough for a whole bouquet! (via Babble)

3. Candied Rose Petals

Taste meets elegance in these surprisingly easy-to-make sugared rose petals (try them on ice cream — sundae night will never be the same!). (via Babble)

4. Spring Daisy Apricot Linzer Cookies

These simple, flower-shaped cookies are the perfect addition to your garden of dessert ideas! Add lemon zest to add to the citrus flavor. (via Babble)

5. Lavender Shortbread

Dried lavender is a great complement to simple shortbread. Add it in this simple, melt-in-your-mouth cookie cake for some extra floral flavor. (via Babble)

6. Blooming Daisy Cupcakes

Take a bite out of spring with this clever flower pot cake, the perfect “dirty” dessert to get your kid’s’ minds off making those seriously messy mud pies. (via Babble)

7. Spring Flower Cupcakes

April showers bring May flower … cupcakes! Swirl bright colors of frosting together for a cheery treat that’ll make everyone smile. (via Babble)

8. Squash Blossoms

Squash is in bloom! You can stuff these beautiful squash blossoms with savory or sweet fillings, depending on what you’re craving. (via Babble)

9. Rose Cupcakes

These gorgeous cupcakes are elegant enough for the fanciest occasion — but who says you need one to eat them?! (via Babble)

10. Springtime Flower Treats

Fruity Pebbles-esque cereal adds lovely pops of color to these flower-shaped Rice Krispies treats. And the kids will love decorating the “petals” on top! (via Babble)

11. Rose Coconut Shake

Try a different kind of dessert with this frosty, rose-flavored coconut shake, a refreshing way to start off the spring season. (via Babble)

12. Flower Cookies on a Stick

These flower sugar cookies even have their own stems, so you can stick them in a pot of dirt — err, chocolate crumbs — for an extra special touch. (via Babble)

13. Potted-Flower Cupcakes

These adorable mini cupcakes have candy toppings for a daisy-like effect. (via Babble)

14. Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Roses

You don’t need to wait for Valentine’s Day to make these special roses for your sweethearts. (via Babble)

15. Chamomile Smoothie

Stressed out? Take a sip of this calming drink, which is topped off with (edible!) chamomile flowers. (via Babble)

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