Got a birthday party coming up? Step outside the box (of cake mix) and make one of these show-stopping treats. From ice cream bars to grilled donuts, we’ve got 16 ideas that are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. Click through the slideshow below to get inspired—just don’t forget to make a wish.

Tiny Pies

If you’re not a star baker, you can still wow your guests by ordering a batch of adorable Tiny Pies. Made by a mother-daughter duo based in Austin, Texas, the pies are small enough to fit into the palm of your hand, and they can be shipped right to your door. To find out more, click here.

photo: Tiny Pies via Facebook

 

Have you seen any cool desserts lately? Tell us your picks in the Comments section below!

— Erin Lem & Susie Foresman