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.

Grilled Donuts

If you’ve got a donut fan in your fam, they’ll fall for this sweet treat from The Merry Thought. Paired with ice cream or fruity dips, they’re an easy way to feed a crowd, too. Get the recipe by clicking here.

photo: The Merry Thought

 

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

— Erin Lem & Susie Foresman