Touchdown Treats! 5 Sweet Ways for Kids to Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday

Get your kids in Sunday's game day spirit with these sweet, football-themed desserts

Whether you and your kids are football fanatics or can't even name the two teams playing this Sunday (that'd be the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos, fyi!), get your kids in the Super Bowl spirit with these fun, football-themed treats. They're sure to elicit sideline cheers.

And the MVP? That'll be you, Mama!


Photo by MakeMerryEvents
Touchdown!
Football cakes? Whoopie! Laura McGlynn of MakeMerryEvents.com made these amazing-looking mini cakes using a pumpkin cake batter in an egg-shaped tin, slicing the "footballs" in half, and filling the middle with crème -- also used to make the "laces."


Photo by Bakerella
Football Truffles
For a new spin on chocolate, try these football-shaped truffles from Bakerella.com, made by forming a truffle mix into football shapes, dipping them in melted chocolate bark, then dipping the ends in white chocolate, then dipping the tips back in chocolate and piping the laces on. Score!


Photo by The Baker Chick
End Zone
Who knew a football cupcake could be so beautiful? We love this trick from The-Baker-Chick.com: Make your favorite chocolate cupcakes, then swirl on chocolate buttercream frosting in a football shape and pipe on vanilla cream laces.


Photo by Raleigh Cake Pops
Pop On Over
Cake pops don't need to be round -- and footballs don't need to be brown! We love this fun, colorful spin on the ubiquitous cake pop from Raleigh Cake Pops. Order a dozen, or make your own version using melted chocolate and pink candy melts.


Photo by Kara's Party Ideas
Football Fruit
Super Bowl parties and junk food tend to go hand in hand, but you can sneak in a slightly healthier treat by making chocolate covered strawberry footballs. Just dip the berries in melted chocolate and then pipe on laces with melted white chocolate. Touchdown!

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