26 Magical Unicorn-Inspired Treats

Get Ready to Taste the Rainbow

unicorn macarons
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

    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

    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

    Sprinkle Sandwiches
    Sweetapolita

    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

    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

    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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    Fairy Bread

    Fairy Bread

    The Spruce Eats / Kristina Vanni

    What turns bread and butter into a magical experience? Sprinkles, of course! Fairy bread is a fun treat that kids are sure to love. You don't even have to get fancy. Store-bought sliced bread, butter, and loads of colorful sprinkles are preferred, and that makes this the easiest treat you can make.

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    Unicorn Pretzels

    Unicorn Pretzels

    The Spruce/Pete Scherer

    Sweet and salty pretzel rods with a kaleidoscope of color make a perfect treat for a unicorn-themed party. Let the kids help dip and decorate for tasty family fun.

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    Unicorn Rice Krispies Treats

    Unicorn Rice Krispies Treats

    The Spruce Eats / Pete Scherer 

    A rainbow of white chocolate is the key to unicorn Rice Krispies treats. This fun recipe transforms the favorite no-bake sweet into a magical treat. When the melted marshmallow and cereal mix is in the pan, simply melt white chocolate, divide it, and stir in the colors. Get creative with the frosting and don't forget to pick up some sprinkles!

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    Unicorn Cookies

    Unicorn Cookies

     Kristina Vanni

    These decorated unicorn sugar cookies look impressive, but the step-by-step icing technique makes them easy to pull off. You can purchase unicorn-shaped cookie cutters online or at your favorite kitchen store. Add a touch of edible gold shimmer to really make the magic shine!

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    Unicorn Doughnuts

    Unicorn Doughnuts

    The Spruce Eats / Pete Scherer

    Unicorn doughnuts are as fun to decorate as they are to eat. You'll start by baking buttermilk doughnuts in a specially shaped pan, then it's time to let your imagination run wild! Make the simple glaze and separate it for a rainbow of topping options. Melt white chocolate and flick it all around, then finish up with all the sprinkles and glittery decorations you can find.

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    Unicorn Ice Cream

    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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    Copycat Unicorn Frappuccino

    Unicorn Frappuccino

     Kristina Vanni

    The unicorn frappuccino inspired a social media frenzy before suddenly disappearing from the Starbucks menu, leaving fans to wonder, "Was it ever even real?" Yes, and with this copycat recipe, you can make the mythical treat at home.

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    Rainbow Unicorn Cheesecake

    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 Birthday Cake

    Unicorn Birthday Cake

     Kristina Vanni

    This magical unicorn birthday cake makes it easy to believe wishes can come true. Delight your favorite believer with one.

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    Unicorn Cake

    Unicorn Cake

     Kristina Vanni

    Edible gold dust adds sparkle to this all-occasion unicorn cake, with candy sprinkles adding colorful magic to each bite. The easy-to-follow decorating directions result in a bakeshop-worthy masterpiece.

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    Unicorn Blondies

    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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    Unicorn Pop Tarts

    Unicorn Pop Tarts

     Kristina Vanni

    This recipe for unicorn pop tarts plays on Kellogg's classic breakfast treat. The colorful pastry crust holds sweetened cream cheese and rainbow sprinkles. With vanilla glaze and more rainbow sprinkles, this homemade version tastes best enjoyed fresh from the oven.

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    Rainbow Marbled Pop Tarts

    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

    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

    Cotton Candy Popcorn
    BitznGiggles

    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

    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

    Lucky Rainbow Chex Mix
    tbspKitchens

    We can’t get enough of this rainbow Chex mix. 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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    Unicorn Cupcakes

    Unicorn Cupcakes

     Kristina Vanni

    Transform a classic vanilla cupcake into an impressive mythical unicorn cupcake with just a couple of marshmallows, a dash of sprinkles, and a perfectly placed candle. These make a great substitute for a birthday cake when the party includes a picnic.

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    Rainbow Unicorn Cupcakes

    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

    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

    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.