10 Healthy Birthday Treats for the Classroom
When it's your time to take in classroom treats, turn to these fun and healthy birthday treat recipes that will make everyone smile.
These PB&J bites are fun to make and fun to eat! Make the bites even healthier by using jam and peanut butter with no added sugar. —Kelly Ward, Stratford, Ontario
Yes, you can watch what you eat and enjoy treats, too! These healthy brownies are lower in fat, calories and sugar than standard brownies making them the perfect cure for serious chocolate cravings. —Rita Ross, Delta, Ohio
Only four ingredients and one bowl are needed for these healthy peanut butter cookies. If you want to make this recipe gluten-free, make sure the oat bran is made in a certified gluten-free facility. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
This cake doesn’t need any frosting—just a dusting of powdered sugar. Guests are always amazed that it contains no eggs or dairy!.—Denise Loewenthal, Hinckley, Ohio
My daughter and I came across a date candy recipe when she was learning about ancient Egypt and knew we had to try to make our own. Instead of using added sugar or syrup, these treats are sweetened by just the dates and apple juice! —Lori Daniels, Beverly, West Virginia
Everyone loves ice cream, but we all know it doesn’t make a great school treat. Until this! With its sweet banana-almond flavor and chunky texture, this appealing banana peanut butter “ice cream” is a crowd-pleaser without heavy cream or dairy. —Kristen Bloom, Okinawa, Japan