You don't have to be a Dead Head to get down with tie dye. If you enjoy colors and like to eat sweets, rainbow recipes can fill you up with the full color spectrum. We're not talking about different colors of velvet cake or even ombre cake, but full fledged tie-dyed dessert recipes.

So put your tie-dye t-shirts aside and leave the bell bottoms in the closet; all you need are flour, butter, sugar and food coloring. It'll be the most fun you've had baking in a long time -- all the colors will come together like a "ripple in still water" -- and eating what's made won't be half bad either.

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  • Rainbow Tie-Dyed Sugar Cookies

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://dineanddish.net/2012/10/simple-joy-recipe-rainbow-tie-dyed-sugar-cookies/">Rainbow Tie-Dyed Sugar Cookies recipe</a> by Dine And Dash</strong>

  • Tie-Dye Cake With Blue Raspberry Frosting

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://easybaked.net/2012/10/10/tie-dye-cake-with-blue-raspberry-frosting/">Tie-Dye Cake with Blue Raspberry Frosting recipe</a> by Easy Baked</strong>

  • Rainbow Tie Dye Cupcakes

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.canyoustayfordinner.com/2011/02/10/rainbow-tie-dye-cupcakes/">Rainbow Tie Dye Cupcakes recipe</a> by Can You Stay For Dinner</strong>

  • Tie Dyed Rice Krispie Treats

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.inkatrinaskitchen.com/2012/07/tie-dyed-rice-krispie-treats.html">Tie Dyed Rice Krispie Treats recipe</a> by In Katrina's Kitchen</strong>

  • Rainbow Swirl Cake

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.inkatrinaskitchen.com/2012/04/rainbow-swirl-cake.html">Rainbow Swirl Cake recipe</a> by In Katrina's Kitchen</strong>

  • Rainbow Chocolate Chip Cookies

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.inkatrinaskitchen.com/2012/03/rainbow-chocolate-chip-cookies.html">Rainbow Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe</a> by In Katrina's Kitchen</strong>

  • Tie Dye Shirt Cookies

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.glorioustreats.com/2012/07/tie-dye-shirt-cookies.html">Tie Dye Shirt Cookies recipe</a> by Glorious Treats</strong>

  • Rainbow Tie Dye Cake

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://birdonacake.blogspot.com/2012/02/rainbow-tie-dye-cake.html">Rainbow Tie Dye Cake recipe</a> by Bird On A Cake</strong>

  • Tie Dye Marshmallow

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.eatlivetravelwrite.com/2011/07/pongkyparty/">Tie Dye Marshmallow recipe </a>by Eat Live Travel Write</strong>

  • Sunny Day Rainbow Cake

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.omnomicon.com/rainbowcake">Sunny Day Rainbow Cake recipe</a> by Omnomicon</strong>

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