Bake sales can be a drag. They almost always pop up when you're at your most busiest. You often times don't know about them until the last minute. And, they don't really call for exciting or fun-to-make baked goods. (Let's be honest, most kids have pretty limited palates).

And did we mention the competition between parents? Ahem, that's a big part of it.

But you don't have to feel like a bake sale failure. We've put together a list of recipes that are gorgeous, impressive, and -- for the most part -- kid friendly. And the added bonus, you'll blow the competition out of the water (a.k.a. the other moms).

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  • Chocolate-Peanut Butter Moon Pies

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/chocolate-peanut-butter-m_n_1059190.html" target="_hplink">Chocolate-Peanut Butter Moon Pies recipe</a></strong>

  • Chocolate-Dipped Vanilla Caramels

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/chocolate-dipped-vanilla-_n_1058314.html" target="_hplink">Chocolate-Dipped Vanilla Caramels recipe</a></strong>

  • Ganache-Stuffed Chocolate-Chip Cookies

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/ganache-stuffed-chocolate_n_1058402.html" target="_hplink">Ganache-Stuffed Chocolate-Chip Cookies recipe </a></strong>

  • Raspberry-Swirl Sweet Rolls

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/raspberry-swirl-sweet-rol_n_1060865.html" target="_hplink">Raspberry-Swirl Sweet Rolls recipe</a></strong>

  • Milk-Chocolate-Frosted Layer Cake

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/milk-chocolate-frosted-la_n_1058558.html" target="_hplink">Milk-Chocolate-Frosted Layer Cake recipe</a></strong>

  • S'Mores Cupcakes

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/29/srsquomores-cupcakes_n_1311450.html" target="_hplink">S'Mores Cupcakes recipe </a></strong>

  • Back-To-School Raspberry Granola Bars

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/back-to-school-raspberry-_n_1058213.html" target="_hplink">Back-to-School Raspberry Granola Bars recipe</a></strong>

  • Sweet Potato Doughnuts

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/sweet-potato-doughnuts_n_1061079.html" target="_hplink">Sweet Potato Doughnuts recipe</a></strong>

  • Towering Coconut Layer Cake

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/towering-coconut-layer-ca_n_1059533.html" target="_hplink">Towering Coconut Layer Cake recipe</a></strong>

  • Cheesecake Marbled Brownies

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/cheesecake-marbled-browni_n_1056803.html" target="_hplink">Cheesecake Marbled Brownies recipe</a></strong>

  • Butterscotch Sticky Buns

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/butterscotch-sticky-buns_n_1058262.html" target="_hplink">Butterscotch Sticky Buns recipe</a></strong>

  • Nutella-Swirl Pound Cake

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/nutella-swirl-pound-cake_n_1058578.html" target="_hplink">Nutella-Swirl Pound Cake recipe</a></strong>

  • Salted Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/salted-chocolate-chip-pea_n_1062598.html" target="_hplink">Salted Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cup Cookies recipe</a></strong>

  • Jumbo Brownie

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  • Cherry-Berry Pie

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/cherry-berry-pie_n_1058284.html" target="_hplink">Cherry-Berry Pie recipe</a></strong>

  • Maple-Apple Upside-Down Cake

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/maple-apple-upside-down-c_n_1059599.html" target="_hplink">Maple-Apple Upside-Down Cake recipe</a></strong>

  • Concord Grape Marshmallows

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/29/concord-grape-marshmallow_n_1310888.html" target="_hplink">Concord Grape Marshmallows recipe</a></strong>

  • Apple Donut Holes

    Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/27/aebleskiver_n_1383223.html" target="_hplink">Apple Donut Holes (Aebleskiver) recipe</a>

  • Blueberry-Sour Cream Muffins

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/blueberry-sour-cream-muff_n_1058242.html" target="_hplink">Blueberry-Sour Cream Muffins recipe </a></strong>

  • Angel Food Cake

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/great-grandmother-pearls_n_1058421.html" target="_hplink">Great-Grandmother Pearl's Angel Food Cake recipe</a></strong>

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