Sandra's Semi-Homemade Bake Sale Recipes

Host a simple, delicious, Food Network-approved bake sale with Sandra Lee's shortcut recipes for favorite sweet treats.
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Raspberry Cake Bars

Transform refrigerated sugar cookie dough, chopped walnuts and raspberry jam into an impressive cake bar.

Get the Recipe: Raspberry Cake Bars

Cream Vanilla Spice Cake

Sandra uses yogurt in place of the oil typically used in a spice cake mix to give hers a tangy flavor. Top with store-bought cream cheese frosting dressed up with garam masala, an Indian spice blend.

Get the Recipe: Cream Vanilla Spiced Cake

Sweet Chile Brownies

Spicy ingredients really make chocolate shine, like the chili powder and sliced jalapenos Sandra adds to these brownies.

Get the Recipe: Sweet Chile Brownies

Hot Chocolate Jars

No time to bake? Bake sale buyers will love Sandra's sweet hot chocolate jars, with layers of sugar, cocoa and marshmallows. Dress it up with a pretty ribbon and a printed recipe tag.

Get the Recipe: Hot Chocolate Jars

Apple-Walnut Sticky Buns

With some homey spices, chopped walnuts and fresh chopped apples, no one will know that these cinnamon rolls came straight from a grocery store roll.

Get the Recipe: Apple Walnut Sticky Buns

White Chocolate and Blueberry Lattice Cake

Bake sale buyers will think there's a professional chef behind this blueberry-packed white chocolate cake. Use Aunt Sandy's tips to master the lovely lattice topper.

Get the Recipe: Blueberry Lattice Cake

Lemon Tartlets With Blueberry-Strawberry Compote

These adorable individually-sized tarts start with store-bought graham cracker tart shells. Fill each one with lemony cheesecake and berry sauce.

Get the Recipe: Blueberry Strawberry Compote over Lemon Tartlets

Milk Chocolate Cupcakes With Dark Chocolate Icing

Sandra uses a milk chocolate cake mix for the base of this cupcake, but adds a homemade touch with from-scratch icing and a dark chocolate center.

Get the Recipe: Milk Chocolate Cupcakes with Dark Chocolate Icing

Triple Lemon Pie

Lemon pudding, lemonade and lemon zest give this pie super-lemony flavor. Slice and sell individually or offer the pie whole for a big bake sale victory.

Get the Recipe: Triple Lemon Pie