Tired of serving the same old cake and ice cream? It’s time to up the ante for your kiddo’s next bash with some on-trend desserts that will wow guests of all ages – including the parents! We’re talking uber-creative cake pops, doughnuts and custom cookies in flavors you’d probably never dream of devouring. Excited to plan that party yet? Read on for nine trendy birthday treats that’ll have your guests’ mouth watering.

Rice Krispy Treats

If you’re hosting a party and expecting friends with allergies, rice krispy treats can be a great gluten- and nut-free option. These treats’ sturdiness allows for you to creatively cut them into whatever shape or design you want. Use cookie cutters to transform your tray of treats into personalized desserts or finish them off with dipped chocolate, frosting or sprinkles. The options are endless!

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Do you have a favorite birthday treat that you like to serve? Tell us in the Comments below!

— Abbey McGee