6 Super-Easy, Super-Cute Summer Party Desserts

A few genius addtions to store-bought sweets help you get applause-worthy cookout desserts done fast.

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Photo By: Matt Armendariz

Photo By: Matt Armendariz

Photo By: Matt Armendariz

Photo By: Matt Armendariz

Photo By: Matt Armendariz

Photo By: Matt Armendariz

Photo By: Matt Armendariz

Yes, Even You Can Make These

These treats might look polished and perfect, but we've designed them so that anyone (even the decorating-challenged) can pull them off. You start with items like store-bought cookies, doughnut holes or candy, and in a few easy moves, you've created the sweetest little party treats ever. Get ready for your friends to ask for your secrets!

Doughnut Hole Crabs

No one would be crabby (har har) if you showed up to a cookout with these little guys. Doughnut holes get dipped in red melting candy and gummy fish become the cutest claws ever to bring the crabs to life.

Get the Recipe: Doughnut Hole Crabs

Nutter Butter Flip Flops and Bathing Suits

Who knew Nutter Butters were the perfect shape to model summer's lastest fashions? A platter of cookies turns into a pool party-ready dessert with just a little icing and sprinkles.

Get the Recipe: Nutter Butter Flip Flop and Bathing Suit

Campfire Cupcakes

Gather around these cupcakes next time you need a fun summer dessert. For extra fun, toast the marhsmallows with a match or lighter before you serve.

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Ocean Pudding Cups

Celebrate beach weather with this seasonal (and cuter!) twist on pudding "dirt" cups.

Get the Recipe: Ocean Pudding Cup

Hot Dog Cookies

We dare you not to smile at a platter of these mini hot dog lookalikes. Wafer cookies, a fruit chew and green gummy bears (minced into "relish") come together to make dead ringers for the dogs you throw on the grill.

Get the Recipe: Hot Dog Cookies

Oreo Watermelons

This just might be the best way to make your favorite cookie even better: Turn it into an adorable version of your favorite summer fruit.

Get the Recipe: Oreo Watermelons

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