Baby Shower Desserts

Baby shower desserts that will knock your socks off!

Looking for an alternative to the everyday cake? Kick it up a notch with some tasty baby shower desserts!

We've got cookies, pies, candy, lollipops, mints, and even these fun "Donut Hole Pops!" Whoo Hoo!

FREE Printable Baby Shower Dessert Sign

To cuten' things up a bit, I designed a stylish picture that you can place on the dessert table (and it's free!)

Consult with the expecting mother to find out her favorite desserts and get to planning! And as always, have fun!

Before we get to crackin' eggs and scooping flour, be sure to print out this free printable!

It will look amazingly cute on your dessert table! All you have to do is print it out and pop it into a 5x7" frame.

Click on picture below to download! Comes with 1 pink and 1 blue print.

free signs for treat table

{Click on picture to download this FREE printable - print out and place in a 5x7" frame - place on the dessert table}

Pink Sprinkle Cake Milkshake

Sinfully Scrumptious Treats To
Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

- Chocolate Baby Shower Desserts -

baby shower cake pops

Easy 5 Minute Donut Hole Pops

These are a wonderful (and time saving) alternative to the popular cake pops! All you do is:

  • buy a box of donut holes
  • poke lollipop sticks into each donut hole
  • melt some chocolate (I used Candi Quik)
  • roll the doughnut holes into the chocolate and top with sprinkles
  • poke into a Styrofoam block to dry
  • you can even wrap the Styrofoam block with cute baby-themed wrapping paper and display the doughnut pops that way.
  • See the full page of instructions over at our baby shower donut theme page (once there, you will need to scroll down the page a bit to see the instructions)

Chocolate Fondue

Rent or buy a chocolate fondue fountain!

Have a platter of fresh fruits, cubed pound cake, small cheesecake slices and marshmallows for guests to dip into it.

What a wonderful presentation it will make! 

Baby Shower Chocolate Lollipop Molds

lollipop molds

Easy to make and so cute! Just melt some chocolate, pour into molds, let set, wrap in cellophane, tie with a cute ribbon and voila! Cute baby shower chocolate lollipops!

You can purchase baby shower-themed chocolate lollipop molds as well as melting chocolate at any major craft store. You can also find reputable on-line stores that sell all kinds of candy making supplies! 

Free Printable Food Labels

Click on the picture to visit our baby shower brunch ideas and print these free food labels:

table tent food labels

FREE Printable Tags

FREE Printable Tags

Grandma's Sugar Cookie Recipe

This is by far the best sugar cookie recipe you will ever come across!

This was given to me by my mother-in-law when my husband and I got married and it is wonderful!

Everyone will ask you for the recipe! (Print out our free printable recipe cards and hand out.)

Click on the picture above for the recipe page.

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Choc Chip Cookies


  • 3/4 c. Butter Flavored Crisco Shortening
  • 1-1/4 c. packed light brown sugar
  • 2 T. milk
  • 1 T. vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1-3/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1-1/2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 c. chopped pecans (optional)

Heat oven to 375 degrees.

Combine Crisco, brown sugar, milk, and vanilla in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended. Beat egg into creamed mixture.

Combine flour, salt and baking soda. Mix into creamed mixture just until blended. Stir in chocolate chips and pecan pieces.

Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough 3 inches apart onto baking sheet. Bake one baking sheet at a time at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Cool. Makes 3 dozen. Enjoy this baby shower dessert!

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies


  • 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 c. unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 c. (12 oz pkg) semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1 c. granulated sugar
  • 1 c. creamy peanut butter, divided
  • 1/3 c. butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs

Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt in a small bowl. Melt 1 cup chocolate chips in small heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth.

Beat sugar, 1/3 c. peanut butter, butter and vanilla in a large mixer until creamy. Beat in melted chocolate. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually add flour mixture. Stir in remaining chocolate chips. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

Shape dough into 1 1/2" balls. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Press 1/2" deep centers with thumb. Fill each center with about 1/2 tsp. peanut butter.

Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 10-15 minutes or until sides are set but centers are still slightly soft. Let stand for 2 minutes; remove and cool on wire racks. Makes 3 dozen. Enjoy this baby shower dessert!

dirty diaper baby shower recipes

Dirty Diaper Baby Shower Recipes - if you want to kick things up a notch and get a little bit crazy - make some of these slightly gross baby shower recipes designed to resemble dirty diapers! Check them out!

Key Lime Pie


  • 5 extra large egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 1- 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
  • 7 T. fresh or bottled Key lime juice
  • 1 fully baked 9" pie shell


  • 2 c. cold heavy cream
  • 1/4 c. sifted powdered sugar
  • 4 to 5 T. lightly toasted sweetened shredded coconut

Beat egg yolks in a medium mixing bowl. Blend in the milk and lime juice.

Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 15-20 minutes, or until it is set and a toothpick comes out clean.

Transfer to a cooling rack. Cool to room temperature.

For the whipped topping, beat the heavy cream in a deep, chilled bowl until soft peaks are formed. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and continue beating. Beat until it holds its shape in firm peaks.

Spread the cream over the pie to cover completely. Make deep swirls using the back of a spoon. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours. Sprinkle with toasted coconut just before serving. Great baby shower dessert!

Crunchy Crumb Apple Pie


  • 1- 9" refrigerated ready-to-bake pie crust


  • 1/2 c. plus 2 T. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c. packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/3 c. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 stick (1/2 c.) butter, cut into small pieces


  • 7 medium to large Granny Smith Apples
  • 3/4 c. granulated sugar
  • 3 T. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg

Have ready a 9 inch pie plate and a baking sheet. Place oven rack in lowest position. Heat oven to 450 degrees.

Line pie plate with pie crust. 

To make topping: Mix flour, sugars and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs that clump together easily.

For filling: Peel, halve and core apples. Cut in 1/8 inch thick slices by hand. Place in a large bowl, add lemon juice and toss to coat. Mix remaining ingredients in a small bowl, sprinkle over
apple slices and gently stir.

Layer apple slices in pie shell, mound higher in center. Pat topping evenly over apples to form a top crust. Place pie on the baking sheet to catch any drips.

Bake 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees and bake 45 minutes longer. If topping becomes too brown while cooking, loosely drape a piece of tin foil over the top. Cool completely
on a wire rack before serving.

Chocolate Dream Bars


  • 1 c. flour
  • 1/2 c. (1 stick) melted butter
  • 1/2 c. chopped pecans

Mix together and press into the bottom of a 9x13" pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

While it cools, cream together:

  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 c. cool whip

Spread mixture over the top of the crust and chill.

Mix together:

  • 1 small pkg. of instant chocolate pudding
  • 1 small pkg. of instant vanilla pudding
  • 3 cups cold milk

Spread over the cream cheese mixture and top with remaining cool whip (from 9 oz. container) Top with sliced, slivered almonds (optional.) Enjoy this baby shower dessert!

Banana Bread Bites

Submitted by Erin from Plano, Texas - Baby Shower Finger Foods



1 cup sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup ripe mashed bananas (about 3)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Coat cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray.

In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy.

Add the eggs and beat thoroughly. Beat in the mashed bananas and vanilla until well combined.

Gradually blend in the flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix until just combined. Fold in the chocolate chips and walnuts.

Drop the mixture by teaspoonfuls onto the cookie sheets. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until light golden.

Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Makes about 4 dozen.

Punch Bowl Dessert


  • 1 box yellow cake mix

  • 2 cans cherry pie filling

  • 2 large boxes vanilla instant pudding mix

  • 1 large can crushed pineapple, drained

  • 1 large tub whipped topping

Bake cake according to directions on box.


Mix vanilla pudding. In a large punch bowl, crumble 1/2 of cake, then layer 1/2 of pudding, 1 can pie filling, and 1/2 of pineapples. Then add 1/2 of whipped topping. Repeat layers ending with whipped topping.

Strawberry Delight


  • 1 pkg. slivered almonds
  • 1 T. butter
  • 1 angel food cake, 8-10 oz., cubed
  • 2 quarts softened vanilla ice cream
  • 2 pkgs. (10-12 oz each) frozen strawberries, thawed (or use 24 oz fresh)
  • 1/4 c. rum

Brown almonds in butter, set aside. In a 9x12" dish layer 1/2 cake pieces,
1/3 ice cream, 1/2 strawberries and 1/2 almonds. Repeat.

Stir rum into remaining 1/3 of ice cream and spread on top. Freeze 24 hours. Cut into squares. This baby shower dessert is

Raspberry Cheesecake Bars


  • 1 1/4 c. flour
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 c. finely chopped almonds
  • 1/2 c. shortening
  • 2- 8 oz. pkgs. softened cream cheese
  • 2/3 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 t. almond extract
  • 1 c. seedless raspberry jam
  • 1/2 c. coconut
  • 1/2 c. sliced almonds

In a mixing bowl, combine flour, brown sugar and almonds. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Set aside 1/2 c. of crumb mixture for topping.

To make crust, press remaining crumb mixture into bottom of 9x13" pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes (until edges are browned.)

Beat cream cheese, sugar, eggs and almond extract until smooth. Spread over hot crust and bake for 15 minutes.

Spread preserves over cream cheese mixture.

In a small bowl, combine reserved crumb mixture along with the coconut & almonds. Sprinkle over the top.

Bake 15 minutes longer. Cool for 3 hours. Makes 32 bars. Enjoy this baby shower dessert!

Baby Poop Cookies (No Bake Cookies)

submitted by Olivia from Tucson, Arizona


  • 1 3/4 cups white sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
3 cups quick-cooking oats
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, milk, butter, and cocoa. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 1/2 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in peanut butter, oats, and vanilla. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto wax paper. Let cool until hardened.

The Best Caramel Nut Wedges Ever


  • 1 refrigerated ready-to-bake pie crust (single 9" crust)
  • 3/4 cup fat-free caramel ice cream topping
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 T. butter, melted
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1- 10 oz. can salted mixed nuts

Heat oven to 450 degrees. Line a 9 inch round cake pan with foil, letting ends extend about 2 inches above pan.

Unfold pie crust in pan. Press into pan and fold edges down slightly to make a 1 inch high lip.

Press edges gently with a fork. Prick crust slightly with fork to allow it to breath while cooking. Line crust with foil. Bake 12 minutes. Remove top foil and bake 6 more minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees.

Meanwhile, whisk ice cream topping, eggs, butter and vanilla in a medium bowl until well blended. Pour into crust; scatter nuts evenly over top.

Bake 25-30 minutes until puffed, lightly browned and a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Remove to a wire rack to cool. Refrigerate at least 4 hours to firm.

Lift foil by ends to cutting board. Cut into 24 wedges. Enjoy this baby shower dessert!

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