Fun Father’s Day Dessert Ideas


Does your dad have a big sweet tooth? Indulge in his sweet treat cravings on Father’s Day with some creative and equally delicious dessert ideas.

If your dad is like mine, then dessert is a must when it comes to celebrating Father’s Day. As much fun as a cake, batch of cookies or even a trip to the local ice cream parlor can be, now is the time to really give dad something tasty and creative.

Incorporate some of dad’s favorite foods into a dessert made just for him. Whether it’s beer, bacon or chocolate, there’s bound to be a tasty treat he will love to bite into on Father’s Day. Serve them after Father’s Day dinner for a fun dessert, or package them nicely as a personalized and inexpensive DIY Father’s Day gift. Either way, don’t forget about the sugary goodies on dad’s big day!

Beer & Bacon Pecan Bars
Beer and bacon, what could be better? Add some nuts and chocolate, and you’ve got this sweet and salty dessert recipe from The Beeroness. It incorporates all of dad’s favorites into one delicious, unbeatable dessert. Head over to her site to get the recipe!

Grilling Guru Cookie Assortment
If Dad loves to fire up the grill, celebrate his BBQ talents with these Father’s Day cookies from Cheryl’s.


White Chocolate-Covered Oreo Baseballs
If your dad is a big baseball fan, then these Oreo-Covered Baseballs from our contributor Krissy Winnick are perfect. They are so simple to make, and fun to decorate. Plus, it incorporates America’s Favorite Cookie. What’s better than that?

Necktie Cookies
There are a ton of ways to decorate and personalize cookies for Father’s Day, but we just love these Necktie Cookies from Munchkin Munchies. How cute are the little shirt and ties? Bake them for your professional papa.

Fisherman’s Favorite Sweets
Does Dad spend his free moments letting that reel fly? Surprise him with a fishing-ready wicker basket full of delicious cookies from Cheryl’s.


Pistachio Cake ‘Pops’
Cake pops for your pops! This savory Pistachio Cake Pops recipe from our contributor Meredith Santucci will certainly cater to dad’s sweet tooth on Father’s Day. She made hers with white candy melts, but you can use any color you (or dad) likes!

Watermelon Rice Krispies Treats
Father’s Day is in the summer, and watermelon is the quintessential summer dessert. So this adorable Watermelon Rice Krispies Treats idea from our contributor Katie Meyers would be the perfect way to treat dad! If he loves Rice Krispies, then you’ve got to make him this delicious dessert.

Campfire Cake
How impressive is this Campfire Cake from Shower of Roses? If your dad is the outdoors type and he loves to camp, then make him this delicious cake to remind him of his favorite pastime.

Blue Moon and Corona Cupcakes
If your dad loves his beer, then these beer cupcakes from Erica’s Sweet Tooth are perfect. The two beer flavors lend themselves nicely to desserts, and they make for an adorable display. Serve with a beer, too!

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