Save on Pinterest

12 Months of Make-and-Take Birthday Treats

Spread joy, and maybe some frosting, during your birthday month! Easy to transport, fun to share, and of course delicious to eat - everyone will wish your birthday came more than once a year!

1 / 12

January Birthday: Snow-Topped White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies

Just like snowflakes, these fluffy cookies will melt in your mouth and disappear before they touch the cookie tray. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
2 / 12

February Birthday: Glazed Doughnut Holes Recipe

Here's a simple recipe to create a colorful and fun breakfast—or snack! For the glaze, use any type of juice you like. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
3 / 12
Cookies Cream Truffle Balls Exps Thjj19 142245 E02 22 3b Rms 2

March Birthday: Cookies and Cream Truffle Balls

For easy truffles, I roll cookies and cream cheese into balls and dunk them in white chocolate. That’s merry and bright in one bite. —Carla Giorgio, New York, New York
4 / 12
Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Meringue Roses Exps157081 Sd143204d12 04 1bc Rms

April Birthday: Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Meringue Roses

Eat these pretty treats as is or crush them into a bowl of strawberries and whipped cream. Readers of my blog, utry.it, went nuts when I posted that idea.—Amy Tong, Anaheim, California
5 / 12
Exps188418 Mrcm153609d10 30 1b 3

May Birthday: Rainbow Cupcakes

I’ve been making these colorful cupcakes with my mom since I was in high school. The cheery sweets are as fun to make as they are to eat. —Tammy Quinn, Lynden, Ontario
6 / 12
Exps95562 Hc153382c03 19 9b 2

June Birthday: Mini Lemon Cheesecake Tarts

Dainty and light, these tartlets feature two of my favorites —lemon and cheesecake —in one yummy morsel. They look lovely topped with fresh raspberries, but sliced strawberries are just as pretty and delicious. —Gwyn Brandt, Hibbing, Minnesota
7 / 12
Exps140292 Th153342d02 20 5b

July Birthday: Red, White and Blue Cheesecake Bars

I’ve tried “light” cheesecake recipes before with mixed results. Making a few changes, I created a rich, creamy cheesecake filling that truly tastes like the real deal. —Katie Farrell, Ann Arbor, Michigan
8 / 12
Strawberry Shortcake Cookies Exps Ucsbz17 128976 D06 06 4b

August Birthday: Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

Strawberry shortcake is one of my favorite desserts. I thought it would be great to capture all that wonderful flavor in a cookie. The pastry-like cookie is topped with pink strawberry frosting. —Allison Anderson, Avondale, Arizona
9 / 12

September Birthday: Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

You only need a few baking staples to throw together these gooey delights. Boxed cake mix and a can of frosting make them fast, but caramel, walnuts and chocolate chips tucked inside make them memorable. We like them with ice cream. —Bev Spain, Belleville, Ohio
10 / 12
Candy Corn Cookies Exps Sdon17 15884 C07 06 2b

October Birthday: Candy Corn Cookies

Get a head start on these buttery cookies by shaping and chilling the homemade dough ahead of time. When you're ready, just slice and bake the tricolor treats. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
11 / 12
Pumpkin Pie Tartlets With Maple Pecan Crust Exps Thca18 190678 C01 12 1b 1

November Birthday: Pumpkin Pie Tartlets with Maple Pecan Crust

After discovering I had multiple food sensitivities, I began developing holiday recipes that would be safe for me, but enjoyable for others, too. These tarts are delicious—with no gluten, eggs or dairy! —Chantale Michaud, Guelph, Ontario
12 / 12
Exps181497 Cc153599b05 13 11b 4

December Birthday: Gingerbread Yule Logs

I was never fond of gingerbread until I rolled it up with Nutella. These logs are a fabulous addition to any cookie platter. —Terri Gilson, Calgary, Alberta

Erica Young
Erica is a freelance lifestyle writer with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her favorite recipes are quick, easy and something her kids will actually eat. When she's not writing you'll find her organizing a closet, roaming the aisles at Target or nursing her third Diet Coke of the day.
cover
Subscribe & SAVE Save Up To 80%!