Lots of you have kiddos and when I saw this in the Taste of Home: Simple & Delicious magazine, I just had to share! I thought this was just so cute and I am tempted to make it for myself! ha!

  • 12 Servings
  • Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling


  • 1 package (18-1/4 ounces) white cake mix
  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • Nerds candies
  • Miniature chocolate cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
  • Frosted animal crackers
  • Miniature marshmallows
  • Cotton candy
  • Lollipops


  • Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using two greased 9-in. round baking pans. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • Spread frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake. Lightly press the Nerds, sandwich cookies and animal crackers onto sides of cake. Arrange marshmallows along edge of cake. Just before serving, arrange cotton candy and lollipops on top of cake. Yield: 12 servings.

I also want to try these... FUDGY BROWNIES!!

  • 30 Servings
  • Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 25 min. + cooling


  • 1 package fudge brownie mix (13-inch x 9-inch pan size)
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons cold 2% milk
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate fudge frosting


  • Prepare and bake brownies according to package directions. Cool on a wire rack.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat the confectioners' sugar, butter, peanut butter, milk and pudding mix until smooth. Spread over brownies. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until firm. Frost with chocolate fudge frosting just before cutting. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

Both of these, along with many more can be found in the magazine or on tasteofhome.com/simple. Let me know if any of you make these! I plan to try them soon!

Happy Monday!


Jess :) said...

Those definitely look incredibly YUMMY!!!!!! My mouth is watering now just from looking at those pictures! :)

We have a luncheon tomorrow at work and I signed up to bring dessert...might just have to make some brownies tonight!

Thanks for sharing!!!!! :) I'll let you know if I end up making them!

Summer said...

Girl I think that cake is sooo stinkin cute! Thanks for the recipe and idea! I just jotted it down and I am sooo gonna make that with Kelcee! Your such a doll
Have A Happy Day
Summer :0)

Ashley said...

O my, that is one of the cutest cakes I have ever seen, I'm going to have to try it!

Chad said...

Thanks for sharing the recipes. I am making the brownies tonight. Ashley, Chad, and Avery are coming over for dinner!

erin...burt...mccoy said...

If McCoy ever ate that cake, I would definitely let you babysit him afterwards...actually, maybe a couple of days...just long enough for the sugar high to wear off!!!

Southern Cinderella said...

Those brownies look sooo Yummy!!! I will HAVE to make those :) After seeing that cake, I now want some pink frosted animal crackers with sprinkles!

katie beth said...

Wow. Those brownies look unbelievable! Just found your blog from Katie Rowe's blog. Love it!

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness! Those look like fun ideas to make with the kiddos on a rainy day. Thanks for sharing!

Lindsey Conrad - Nabors said...

Oh lordy - those brownies look heavenly!!!!