Planning a Bake Sale Fundraiser? You’re probably looking for ideas of what to sell at your school event to raise a lot of money. The better the baked goods, the more money you’re sure to raise, so we’ve assembled some amazing recipes.
With over 100 recipes to choose from, ranging from cookies to brownies, and back again, you will never run out of ideas for what to sell at your School Bake Sale! In fact, we bet you’ll love these recipes so much, you’ll want to make them for any occasion.
This list of delicious goodies is from some of the top food bloggers on the Internet, and they’ve all allowed us to share their recipes with you. Scan by type of recipe, choose your faves, get baking – and raise lots of money!
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All The Best Bake Sale Goodies Ideas by Type
We’re breaking down all the best types of goodies to sell at a Bake Sale, with recipes and gorgeous photos. We guarantee you’ll be clicking through and drooling over how good these look! If we tried to bake them all, it might take a while, but it would be worth it!
Bar Cookies are great Bake Sale items because they are such a nice treat, plus they’re easier for the baker to make: no scooping out cookie dough with these. All the dough goes in the pan at once for easier and quicker bake time. Just slice and serve. Check out these great Bar Cookie recipes.
Carmelitas from Crayons and Cravings
Chewy Chocolate Revel Bars from The Practical Kitchen
Chewy Salted Toffee Blondies The Bake School
Date Squares from The Bake School
We love quick breads because bakers get so creative with the ingredients. Banana is a traditional quick bread, but sometimes people add zucchini, pumpkin, and just to make it fun, add chocolate chips, too.
Banana Bread with Nutella from Marcellina in Cucina
Snickerdoodle Bread with Cinnamon Chips from Barbara Bakes
People fall into one of two camps in the world of Brownies: Fudgy or Cakey. No matter what kind you personally like, you’ll find a recipe in this list you’re sure to love. Or maybe more than one!
Brownies with Walnuts from The Bake School
Chocolate Chip Brownie Bites from Chocolate Moosey
Chocolate Orange Brownies from Greedy Gourmet
Easy Brownies Recipe from Mommy Snippets
Left-Over Candy Blondies Recipe from Mommy Evolution
M&M’s Brownies from Shugary Sweets
A slice of cake makes a perfect Bake Sale item, or try one of these Cake Balls or a Cakesicle. Another fun idea for a fundraiser is a Cake Walk, which is usually done as part of a Carnival.
Cakesicles from Keep Calm and Eat Ice Cream
Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe for Kids from Marcellina in Cucina
Oreo Cake Balls from Boston Girl Bakes
Candy Apples are not only delicious, they’re extra fun, because there’s really no way to eat them without getting your whole face sticky. So be forewarned, bring a wet wipe, and enjoy. Bonus: you’re getting some fruit with your candy!
Easy Candy Apples from xoxo Bella
Easy Caramel Apples from xoxo Bella
Honestly, there are not enough Cinnamon Rolls in the world, or on this list, because we think they’re super delicious. Perfect with a cup of coffee.
Homemade Cinnamon Rolls with a Cream Cheese Frosting from Saving Talents
People love cookies, especially bakers, which is why there are so many cookies on this list. But also because they are ideal for selling at a Bake Sale. If they’re big enough, you can sell one at a time, but if you keep them to a more normal size, you can make a package of several and your customers will be very happy.
Air Fryer Brownie Mix Cookies from Recipes from a Pantry by Bintu
Air Fryer Pistachio Pudding Cookies from Recipes from a Pantry by Bintu
Amazingly Delicious Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies from Saving Talents
Cupcakes are the signature goodie of the Bake Sale and Beyond website, so we’re including a bunch of delicious recipes here. What’s better than a mini cake you can hold in your hand and eat in a couple of bites?
Bake Sale Recipe Winner: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes from Frog Princess Paperie
Blackberry Lime Cupcakes from My Kitchen Love
These are some fun, out-of-the-box ideas we think your Bake Sale customers will love and we hope you try them.
Walking Desserts from 4 Sons R Us
Dessert Kabobs from 4 Sons R Us
Homemade Donuts are just the ticket when you’re holding your Bake Sale in the morning. Be sure to serve Coffee alongside and we bet you’ll sell dozens.
Double Chocolate Donuts from 4 Sons R Us
Fudge is like cake frosting somehow made solid, and we think it’s a wonderfully indulgent treat. Perfect for a Holiday Bake Sale.
Candy Cane Fudge Recipe from Mommy Evolution
Hot Cocoa Bombs
Hats off to whoever invented the Hot Cocoa Bombs because these are delicious and clever. Your kids will love making hot cocoa when you use these, so be sure to offer warm milk on the side when these are on your Bake Sale table.
Donut Hot Cocoa Bombs from Simplistically Living
Muffins are so versatile; you can make them sweeter or more savory, and you can flavor them with almost anything. These recipes are delightfully sweet.
Banana and Summer Fruit Muffins from What the Redhead Said
The combination of sweet and salty flavors make Pretzel Treats some of our favorites. Whether using traditional pretzel twists or pretzel rods, they’re going to be delicious.
Chocolate Peppermint Pretzels from Jersey Girl Cooks
Rice Krispie Treats
Whether you use the cereal they’re named for or a colorful (or Canadian) substitute, Rice Krispie Treats will always be a big hit at your Bake Sales. And these are making us hungry right now.
Best Rice Krispie Treats from Food Folks and Fun
A Tart is like having a pie all for yourself. It’s mini size belies just how delicious it is, but it also makes it perfect for a Bake Sale.
Lemon Bakewell Tarts from What the Redhead Said
Truffles are candies we wish we had on hand most days, but we’d of course be eating them 24/7 if we did, so it’s probably better this way. We’ll just buy them at the Bake Sale.
Hazelnut Chocolate Truffles from Our Wabi Sabi Life
Have a Terrific Bake Sale
No matter what recipes you use, we hope you sell plenty of baked goodies and raise a lot of money for your school. Enjoy all the treats and have fun!
Sarah A. has been fundraising for her kids’ schools for years. She’s got the info you need and she’s ready to share it with you!