Cheap But Chic: Easy Birthday Treat Recipes

Cheap But Chic: Easy Birthday Treat Recipes

Whether you like Birthdays or not, these easy birthday treat’ recipes will make your mouth water! Here are some cheap but chic sweet dessert recipes that you need to try!


Frosted Pretzels 


The classic, chocolate-covered pretzels are super easy to make with few ingredients and perfect for a crowd!




  • Pretzel Sticks
  • Chocolate Melts (white and milk chocolate)
  • Sprinkles
  • Multiple Zip lock bags
  • Food coloring (optional)
  • Baking sheet paper




  1. Melt the chocolate melts in the microwave in a bowl for 60 seconds and mix it every 10 seconds.
  2. Once the chocolates melts, fully add food coloring into the white chocolate. (any color/optional)
  3. Mix the food coloring into the melted white chocolate.
  4. Pour the melted chocolates into each of the zip locks separately.
  5. Grab your pretzel sticks and carefully dip the sticks in
  6. After you dip the pretzel sticks, place them onto the baking paper sheet
  7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 with the remaining pretzel sticks.
  8. Before the chocolate hardens, decorate them however you’d like (sprinkles, candy, etc.)
  9. Wait 5-10 minutes for the chocolates to harden
  10. Enjoy!


Funfetti Cake pops

These are perfect for any day whether it’s rain or shine, these small but tasty sweetness filled pops will definitely make you want more than one!




  • One 15.25-ounce yellow box cake mix.
  • 1 cup vanilla frosting, plus more as needed
  • 20 ounces white candy melts
  • Sprinkles or cookie crumbles, used for decorating (optional)




  1. Prepare and bake cake according to package directions onto a 9 by 13-inch pan
  2. Break the cake into pieces and mix
  3. Add the frosting and process until the mixture thickens and comes together. Add more frosting if needed until it holds shape
  4. Form the mixture into balls, using a ¾ ounce scoop (46 total) and place it into a baking sheet.
  5. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until firm 
  6. Microwave the candy melts according to its package directions 
  7. Dip a half-inch of the tip of the cake pop sticks halfway into the cake ball. Repeat with the remainder of the batch
  8. Microwave the candy melts again in a tall narrow glass. Dip each cake pop into the melts and decorate using sprinkles if wanted
  9. Place the cake pops into styrofoam blocks and let it set completely. Enjoy!


Whether it’s your birthday or it’s not, you can still enjoy these simple recipes found on these websites!