16 Magical Unicorn-Inspired Treats

Get ready to taste the rainbow

Southern FATTY

If you’ve been on Instagram or Pinterest recently, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the whimsical sweets taking over your newsfeed. Yes, we’re talking about unicorn-inspired desserts. And no, they’re not a figment of your imagination. These fantastical foods are real—and really delicious. Some people (including us) might even say they’re downright dreamy. Ready to make some magic of your own? From unicorn bark and pastel cheesecake to rainbow fudge and psychedelic cupcakes, these oh-so-colorful confections are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and illuminate your sense of wonder.

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    Unicorn Ice Cream Cupcakes

    Sprinkle Some Fun

    Calories don’t count when the baked goods are this cute, right? These adorable cupcakes are filled with vanilla ice cream, and finished with cloud-like whipped cream, rainbow twist lollipops and a smattering of sprinkles.

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    Unicorn Bark

    Elizabeth LaBau

    Unicorn Bark with pastel swirls and all kinds of colorful, sparkling candy pearls and sprinkles! Serve it at a shower, gift it as a party favor, or use it to decorate cakes or cupcakes

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    Sprinkle Sandwiches


    Ooey gooey and oh so dreamy, these double-decker, marshmallow-filled cookie sandwiches are dipped in chocolate, and adorned with tri-color sprinkles and pearlescent dragées.

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    Unicorn Fudge

    Sprinkles for Breakfast

    Just when we thought fudge couldn’t get any better, we found this whimsical, white chocolate fudge. Purple-hued and sprinkle-encrusted, it’s pretty fantastic!

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    Unicorn Macarons

    Southern FATTY

    Paris meets wonderland! These pink and blue-swirled, almond macarons are filled with cotton candy buttercream (if you need a vegan version, we’ve got you covered) and adorned with a generous dash of sprinkles. PS they make a perfect hostess gift.

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    Unicorn Ice Cream

    Bread Booze Bacon

    Do you believe in magic? After a scoop (or two) of this star-studded, rainbow ice cream, we guarantee, the answer will be a definitive “yes.”

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    Rainbow Unicorn Cheesecake

    Cake Style

    This pretty pastel cheesecake is what childhood dreams are made of—only better. A crushed (butternut snap and milk coffee) biscuit crust and creamy, sweet cream cheese filling is a match made in unicorn heaven.

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    Unicorn Blondies

    Bake at 350

    These cake batter blondies—topped with aqua frosting, and star and heart sprinkles—taste as mystical as they look.

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    Rainbow Marbled Pop Tarts

    Aww Sam

    Brighten up your AM with these rainbow marbled pop tarts. After all breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right?

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    Unicorn Donuts

    Nadia’s Healthy Kitchen

    Not only are these dreamy donuts decorated with pastel-swirled frosting and sprinkles, but they’re vegan and gluten-free. And if that’s not magic, we don’t know what is. Serve with a cup of iced hot cocoa and a smile.

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    Cotton Candy Popcorn


    We can’t get enough of this cotton candy popcorn. An while your mother may have told you never to play with your food, in this case, we think it’s OK to make an exception.

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    Vanilla Unicorn Sugar Cookie Bars

    Inside BruCrew Life

    These sprinkle-tastic sugar cookie bars just scream celebration. We love them for all sorts of festive occasions, from birthday parties to baby showers.

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    Lucky Rainbow Chex Mix


    We can’t get enough of this cotton candy popcorn. An while your mother may have told you never to play with your food, in this case, we think it’s OK to make an exception.

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    Rainbow Unicorn Cupcakes

    Sunday Baking

    Need some inspiration for your next bake sale? These psychedelic rainbow unicorn cupcakes would definitely do Lisa Frank proud.

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    Fruity Pebbles Marshmallow Treats

    5 Boys Baker

    These Fruity Pebbles marshmallow treats are cerealiously addicting. Plus, they’re portable, making them the perfect kid-friendly, travel snack.

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    Unicorn Candy Bark

    hello, Wonderful

    Because tasting the rainbow is better when you add Froot Loops, Lucky Charms, rainbow sour candy belts and sprinkles...this magical candy bark is more than just eye-candy.