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12 Treats to Make with Ice Cream Cones

Forget the ice cream and put the cones to good use. These cute, kid-friendly cupcakes, muffins, snacks and more treats can be easily made in ice cream cones—perfect for little hands to hold! And as a bonus, find a fun cookie recipe made with crumbled cones.

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Chocolate Cupcake Cones

I experimented with these cupcakes when my girls were young. Now, I'm a grandmother of nine, and these are still our favorites. They're a great treat for kids to bring to school.—Betty Anderson, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

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Strawberry Muffin Cones

This is a delightful, fun way to serve a cupcake. I share these with the neighborhood kids and they love the ice cream cone look and ease of eating. Adults who try them say snacking on them makes them feel like kids again. —Barb Kietzer, Niles, Michigan

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Ice Cream Cone Treats

I came up with this recipe as a way for my grandkids to enjoy Rice Krispies Treats without getting sticky hands. You can also pack the cereal mixture into paper cups and insert a freezer pop stick to create cute pops. —Mabel Nolan, Vancouver, Washington

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Apple Snack Mix

With apple chips and cereal in fun shapes, this cute mix makes a tasty, nutritious gift, bake sale item or party favor. —Rosemary Pacha, Brighton, Iowa

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Brownies in a Cone

These brownie-filled ice cream cones are a fun addition to any summer gathering. They appeal to the child in everyone.—Mitzi Sentiff, Annapolis, Maryland

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Cupcake Cones

Children love this treat, which is not as messy as a piece of cake. —Mina Dyck, Boissevain, Manitoba

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Fruit Salad Cups

I've been serving this fruit salad for breakfast and brunch for years. The peach pie filing is what makes it irresistible to eat, and serving it in waffle cones just adds to the fun. Kids just love it. —Judy Horton, Fort Worth, Texas

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Crispy Cone Treats

Kids get a kick out of ice cream cones filled with a chocolate-topped rice cereal mixture. They'll disappear off the bake sale table! Or make them for a birthday party instead of cake. —Vera Matheson, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

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Brownie Ice Cream Cones

Often, I'll find a recipe that sounds interesting, copy it down and put my own twist on it. That's just what I did with these Brownie Ice Cream Cones. I make them for our children when they have friends over. —Marlene Rhodes, Panama City, Florida

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Patriotic Cupcake Cones

Young and old alike will get a kick out of our cute cupcakes. The red colored cake and white frosting make them a perfect patriotic treat. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Caramel Nut-Chocolate Popcorn Cones

These adorable treats were inspired by the chocolate-covered ice cream cones I used when I was little. These cone are even better since there is no melting or dripping! They'll go fast at bake sales. —Julie Beckwith, Crete, Illinois

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Sugar-Cone Chocolate Chip Cookies

If I could make a batch of cookies a day, I'd be in baking heaven. I made these for my boys when they were growing up, and now I treat my grandkids, too. Everyone loves the tasty blend of chocolate chips, crumbled sugar cones and sprinkles. —Paula Marchesi, Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania

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