30 Recipes To Make with Sprinkles and M&M’s – Tip Junkie (2024)


Sprinkles and M&M’smake everything better, right?! Learn how to make sprinklesand decorate desserts with sprinkles as well as M&M’s. Guaranteed to knock your socks off! These recipesusing sprinkles and M and Mteach you how you can make any type of dessert sprinklicious from cakes, cupcakes, cookies, cake pops, milkshakes to sandwiches. Everyone feels more special with a homemade treat and they always taste better too! {{wink}}

Tip Junkie has over15,000things to make; the Tip Junkie Creative Community has 86Sprinkles Recipeswith pictured tutorials if you’re looking for more fun snacks and treats.

Cake Sprinkles

1. Sprinkle Cake Topper ~This cake topper is “two” cute! You can learn how to make your own adorable cake topper from almond bark and candy sprinkles.

2. Pink Vanilla & Sprinkles Cake ~ Decorate a scrumptious homemade vanilla cake with sprinkles. So simple yet so stunning!

3. ~How to quickly decorate a mini cake made from fondant, painted with edible metallic paint and sprinkles.

4. Cake with Homemade Sprinkles ~I made this cake for Mother’s day but it’s also great for weddings and anniversaries. It’s a 2-tiered chocolate and vanilla cake covered in marshmallow fondant and homemade jumbo heart sprinkles.

Sprinkles for Cupcakes

5. Dipped Vanilla Sprinkle Cupcakes ~ Because sprinkles make everything better, add them to homemade cupcakes. They’re homemade French vanilla cupcakes filled with pudding filling and topped with vanilla swiss meringue buttercream frosting.

6. Cupcake-Stuffed Strawberries~Cupcake-stuffed strawberries. Strawberries filled with all of the essentials of a cupcake, dipped in white chocolate, then topped with sprinkles.

Cookie Sprinkles

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7. S’mores Pops~Here’s asmores recipewith a twist ~ S’mores Pops! This recipe lets you enjoy the sweet taste of s’mores without the campfire. Christi fromLove From the Ovencreated these for Tip Junkie and we LOVE them. And her.

8. Chocolate Sprinkle Sandwich Cookies ~These are super delicious chocolate cookies that end with a touch of fun when you add the sprinkles.

9. Chewy Sugar Cookie Sprinkles ~ Delicious chewy sugar cookies with added sprinkles to make them more fun and colorful!

Edible Decorations

10. Chocolate Fairy Bread Hearts ~ You’ll be the coolest mom around if you served a pretty heart bread like this. Chocolate spread and sprinkles, who could resist?

11. Oreo Truffle Pops ~Oreo Truffle Pops that are dipped in rich chocolate and covered with sprinkles for a celebration. It ain’t a party without SPRINKLES! Simple treat that the kiddos will love!

12. Cake Batter Milkshakes ~ A delicious milkshake with Funfetti cake mix. Don’t forget to decorate the glass with sprinkles too!

13. Double Glazed Funfetti Donuts~ Funfetti donuts made from a box of funfetti cake mix. They are double glazed with a layer of vanilla glaze and then a second layer of white frosting.

14. Sprinkle-licious Breakfast ~This cute sprinkle themed breakfast would be perfect for any sleepover! Sprinkles on donuts and sprinkles on milk bottles. If you adore the sprinkles on the jars just as much as I do there’s a tutorial to learn how. {{wink}}

15. Giant Brownie “Cake Pop” Cake~This post literally made me laugh out loud. With cake pops and brownie pops being all the rage right now, who wouldn’t want a cake-sized cake pop?! With an actual dowel for a stick, that is one big “bite-sized” dessert {haha}.

16. Popsicle Brownies~These adorable “popsicles” are actually brownies on a stick, frosted to look like popsicles. These would be super fun for kids to decorate during a party. And just as much fun to eat when they are done!

17. Birthday Cake Popcorn~ Isn’t this a fun and fabulous birthday cake alternative? Guess what, cake mix is used in the recipe. You can still have your cake and eat it too!

18. Cake Batter & Sprinkles Pretzels ~Set out the ingredients to make chocolate covered pretzels and let the kids decorate them with festive sprinkles and sugars. A fun edible craft for the kids for any holiday and a great treat to share with party guests.

How to Make Sprinkles

19. Sprinkles Custom Colors ~ Create your own custom colored sprinkles with food coloring. The color choices are endless when you make your own.

20. Homemade Heart Sprinkles ~ Sprinkles are so over-priced! Plus, they taste very “chalky.” The best thing to do is make your own homemade jumbo heart sprinkles or confetti sprinkles. They are very easy to make with only a few ingredients!

21. Homemade Sprinkles {tutorial} ~Did you know you can make your own sprinkles!? Now you can customize the perfect color for you baking needs, plus this would be a fun project to make with the kids. You’ve probably got all the ingredients you need right in your cupboard.


22. M&M Cake ~ Decorate your favorite cake with Kit Kat’s and M&M’s. You can use your own cake recipe or even use a cake box mix.

23. M&M Cupcakes ~ Indulge in these sinful dark chocolate cupcakes! They have a marshmallow frosting that is dipped in chocolate ganache. And, the cherry on top, m&m’s.

M and M Recipes

24. Confetti Cookies ~ Yummy buttery cookies with bits of broken m&m’s.

25. Valentine M&M Samoa Blondies~ Take a bite out of these delicious bar cookies. You’ll taste the rich goodness of brown sugar and a familiar crunch, m&m’s.

26. M & M Bark ~ A scrumptious sweet and salty candy bark treat! You can whip up a quick batch without having to bake it. {{wink}} The ingredients are layered on a pan and topped with microwave melted caramels.

27. M&M Pumpkin Pudding Cookies ~ A fun holiday chocolate chip cookie that can be changed from season to season by replacing the pudding flavor.

28. Rainbow Malt Cake ~There are lots of great uses for this pretty cake. Perfect for a birthday party with a rainbow theme, an art or colors theme, or just bring it in for a co-worker who got a kick out of the “double-rainbow” viral video. Ha ha.

29. Carrot Brownies ~ Who can resist rich, chocolatey and chewy brownies?! Not I! These even have freshly grated carrots in them? That makes them healthy, right?!

30. Vanilla Chex Mix ~ A yummy and pretty snack mix thatis perfect for a birthday party, Valentine’s Day, or you can customize the color to match your party or event!

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30 Recipes To Make with Sprinkles and M&M’s – Tip Junkie (2024)


Where can I use sprinkles? ›

If you want to add sprinkles to cookies, cupcakes, breads, or cakes before baking, that is totally and completely ok. Add sprinkles to the tops of these baked goods right before they go into the oven. Adding sprinkles to “wet” batter is the only way to get them to stick without an additional “glue” like frosting.

Is it OK to bake sprinkles? ›

Not all sprinkles are created equal. Some can hold up to baking as part of your favorite cookie dough, but others can't stand the heat! It's important to know which are which for the best results.

What sprinkles don t bleed? ›

Jimmies aren't just for decoration either. They can also be used in and baked in recipes because their color bleeds minimally compared to other sprinkle options. I love to use jimmies to decorate and give my desserts an added pop of color.

What sprinkles can you bake with? ›

Rainbow sprinkles (aka “jimmies”) sold in the U.S. are intensely colored, but sprinkles sold in other countries may lose their color when baked. “Sugar strands” may be the same shape as jimmies, but they dissolve in the wet batter. For best results, try to use American-style rainbow sprinkles.

Do sprinkles expire? ›

According to Eat By Date, when handled and stored properly, “Sprinkles last for 3-5 years beyond the best by date.” As long as you don't contaminate them with food-borne pathogens and store them in airtight containers, you can keep using them with no issues several years beyond expiration.

Are sprinkles edible wax? ›

Sprinkles are made from glucose, refined sugar, shortening, food-grade waxes, cornstarch, and typically other coloring agents. They come in various shapes and flavors, including fruit-flavored, colorful, pasta-shaped, and sometimes chocolate-covered sprinkles.

What might you sprinkle on to food? ›

Add some crunch: get to know the benefits of sprinkling seeds on your dishes
  • Poppy. Nutty-tasting poppy seeds contain minerals such as calcium, iron and zinc. ...
  • Chia. Chia is grown in South America from a plant in the mint family. ...
  • Pumpkin. ...
  • Sesame. ...
  • Flax. ...
  • Sunflower.

Can you put sprinkles on cookies without icing? ›

Add Sprinkles After Baking

Decorating cookies with sprinkles is one of the easiest ways to add a pop of color and amp up the fun, plus a great way to get the kiddos involved. There are two methods you can use to get your sprinkles to stick to your baked cookies: frosting and egg wash.

Do you put sprinkles on cookies before or after baking? ›

You have to put the sprinkles on before baking cookies, so they will stick, unless you're going to frost them, in which case the sprinkles go after the frosting.

Can you put sprinkles on ice cream? ›

While perhaps sprinkles don't pair well with all types of ice cream, there can be no doubt that they add a certain aesthetic to many kinds. When it comes to soft serve, sprinkles make everything better. The smoothness of the soft serve becomes monotonous without a bit of crunch from chocolate or rainbow sprinkles.

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