Pretty and petite, these sweet treats are the perfect addition to all your spring parties.

Baby showers, graduations, Easter celebrations, whatever it may be, mini treats are a must have—and boy, have you come to the right place! Buttery lemon pound cakes, blackberry cheesecake bites and raspberry ganache cookie tarts are just a few of the petite sweets that could be gracing your dessert table.


  • Lemon-Butter Pound Cake Bars
    Lemon-Butter Pound Cake Bars


  • Chocolate Mini Cakes
    Chocolate Mini Cakes


  • Pineapple Upside-Down Cupcakes
    Pineapple Upside-Down Cupcakes


  • Easy Fruit Cookie Tarts
    Easy Fruit Cookie Tarts


  • Mini Cookie Collection
    Mini Cookie Collection


  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Cake Bites
    Peanut Butter and Jelly Cake Bites

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    Peanut butter and grape jelly provides a wonderful addition to these cake bites made using Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ vanilla cake mix – perfect dessert to impress your guests.


  • Blackberry Cheesecake Bites
    Blackberry Cheesecake Bites


  • Iced Lemon Shortbread Bars
    Iced Lemon Shortbread Bars


  • Lemon Meltaways
    Lemon Meltaways

    19 Kitchen Tested

    We’re calling it: This citrusy spin on timeless shortbread is a new classic! With the buttery dough and double dose of lemon—there’s zest in the dough and lemon juice in the icing—these lemon meltaways really live up to their name. And just like classic shortbread, they’re made with a short ingredient list. So don’t be deceived by their impressive looks, these cookies are totally doable. One tip though, don’t skip tossing them in powdered sugar for the second time—doing so adds to their magical, melt-in-your-mouth tenderness. Give them a try and let us know if you think they’re worthy of a permanent spot in your recipe box.


  • Cream Cheese Cake Bites
    Cream Cheese Cake Bites


  • Chocolate-Cherry Glazed Cookie Bites
    Chocolate-Cherry Glazed Cookie Bites


  • Tiny Lemon Gem Tarts
    Tiny Lemon Gem Tarts


  • Orange Madeleines
    Orange Madeleines


  • Muffin-Tin Key Lime Pies
    Muffin-Tin Key Lime Pies


  • Raspberry White Chocolate Cheesecake Cookies
    Raspberry White Chocolate Cheesecake Cookies

    34 Kitchen Tested

    Honorable Mention – Contest Recipe 2008! Bite into a tasty pocket of raspberry jam when you make these sugar cookies sprinkled with white chocolate.


  • Lemon Yogurt-Poppy Seed Muffins
    Lemon Yogurt-Poppy Seed Muffins


  • Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cookie Cups
    Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

    5 Kitchen Tested

    Chocolate and peanut butter are a perfect pair, especially in these super simple five-ingredient treats. Double chocolate chunk cookie cups, plus a creamy peanut butter filling and a sprinkling of mini chips make them a perfect everyday indulgence.


  • Chocolate Pie Cookie Cups
    Chocolate Pie Cookie Cups

    0 Kitchen Tested

    A mini spin on classic chocolate pie—but there’s nothing small about the chocolate flavor! These impressively cute treats are made easy with a filling of chocolate-enhanced Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy frosting and a cookie cup made with Betty Crocker™ chocolate chip cookie mix.


  • Mini Cupcake Mortarboards
    Mini Cupcake Mortarboards


  • Thumbprint Cookie Bars
    Thumbprint Cookie Bars

    15 Kitchen Tested

    A cookie tray staple becomes a crowd-friendly bar. We’ve kept everything we love about classic thumbprint cookies—the jewel-like dollops of jam, the soft, buttery dough—and made it far less fussy by cutting out the rolling. Plus, there’s no need for multiple baking sheets—these beautiful bars are a one-and-done wonder!


  • Raspberry-Chocolate Chip Meringues
    Raspberry-Chocolate Chip Meringues

    3 Kitchen Tested

    With their airy texture, pretty pink color and sweet-tangy flavor, these chocolate-dipped and raspberry-dusted meringues are true showstoppers! But don’t let their impressive look intimidate you. All you really need to make this recipe is a hand mixer and these easy-to-follow directions from the Betty Crocker™ Test Kitchens. Once you get down to it, we think you’ll find that transforming a bowl full of wet ingredients into cumulus-grade fluff is a delightful way to play mad scientist—with an absolutely delicious payoff!


  • Berries and Crème Sandwich Cookies
    Berries and Crème Sandwich Cookies


  • Linzer Torte Bars
    Linzer Torte Bars


  • Peach Melba Crumble Bars
    Peach Melba Crumble Bars

    11 Kitchen Tested

    When you’ve got fresh fruit on hand, there’s no dessert quite like a crumble and this one is extra special. With its sugar cookie crust, peach preserves and tart fresh raspberries, it’s as sweet as summer itself and with a look to match. Jewel-bright preserves and fresh raspberries shine through the cookie crumbles, giving these bars an impressive look. So much so, that no one will guess they only took 15 minutes to prepare! The secret to the quick prep time is that Betty’s sugar cookie mix cuts down on ingredients and measuring, while still baking up into a delectable crumbly crust, which pairs perfectly with peach melba—a time-tested combination of peach and raspberry. So, you can turn your fresh fruit into a party-perfect dessert that serves 16, all without breaking a sweat!


  • Cherry Mini Cakes
    Cherry Mini Cakes