A collection of 10 desserts that bring all the festive colors of Mardi Gras (purple, green, and yellow) that you can handle!

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About 10 Festive Mardi Gras Sweets

Mardi Gras is next week (wait, what? It’s February? Already?) and if you’re still brainstorming what to serve at your Fat Tuesday party, worry not – I’ve got you covered.I don’t know what it is, but this year I’ve been absolutely captivated by Mardi Gras, from the food to the customs to the imagery.

I don’t know what it is, but this year I’ve been absolutely captivated by Mardi Gras, from the food to the customs to the imagery. It’s officially on my bucket list to experience Mardi Gras in the Big Easy before I’m 40.

So whether you’re local or long distance, you can make any (or all?) of these festive sweets to bring some Louisana flair to your next party!

10 Festive Mari Gras Sweets

Take a few shortcuts in celebrating a delicious Mardi Gras with this pecan praline king cake monkey bread!
PECAN PRALINE KING CAKE MONKEY BREAD

Celebrate this midwinter holiday with a splash of color!
Mardi Gras Snack Mix

Enjoy this Mardi Gras favorite the easy way: cake batter dip topped with caramel and pecans, then served with candy and sprinkle dipped pretzels.
King Cake Dip

Bright sanding sugars, cold pearls, and a killer sugar cookie recipe create a festive mardi gras masquerade sugar cookie perfect for celebrating canival.
MARDI GRAS MASQUERADE SUGAR COOKIES

Traditional Mardi Gras King Cake turned into fun and delicious bite sized baked doughnuts!
King Cake Baked Doughnuts

French Vanilla Cupcake with a butter rum glaze and topped with a cream cheese cinnamon frosting.
MARDI GRAS CUPCAKES

Add a sweet and salty splash of color to your canivale celebrations with these delicious Mardi Gras munchies
MARDI GRAS MUNCHIES

This cake is also inspired by Mardi Gras beads!
MARDI GRAS CAKE

Move over King Cake…this amazing New Orleans inspired dessert is worth adding to your party menu: Mardi Gras Chocolate Covered Oreos!
Mardi Gras Chocolate Covered Oreos

These fun fleur de lis spritz cookies combine the flavors and colors of mardi gras into a delicious spritz cookie.
MARDI GRAS FLEUR DE LIS SPRITZ COOKIES10 Festive Mardi Gras Sweets! A collection of 10 desserts that bring all the festive colors of Mardi Gras (purple, green, and yellow) that you can handle! | HomemadeHooplah.com

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26 comments

    • Cindy

    Love these ideas! Go Orpheus πŸ™‚

    • Suzy

    These Mardi Gras treats will make the party that much better!

    • Joanie @ Zagleft

    What a great roundup of Mardi Gras recipes!

    • Sarah Walker Caron (Sarah’s Cucina Bella)

    What a great — and pretty — roundup! Hard to believe it’s February, Mardi Gras, etc.

    • Erica @ Everyday Erica

    Yes to all of these!! Wow!!!

    • Miss Belgique

    Love the recipe so much ^^ i will try one of this.

    • Denay DeGuzman

    OMGosh! What a fantastic round-up of scrumptious and delightful Mardi Gras treats! I’m already feeling just looking at these celebratory food pics. Thanks for sharing the best of the best. πŸ™‚

    • Patricia @ Grab a Plate

    Geeze, everything here looks fabulous and festive (I’m particularly partial to that monkey bread – whoa!)! I’ve never been to Louisiana (New Orleans in particular), but can’t wait to make it there some day πŸ™‚ Great post!

    • Matt @ Plating Pixels

    Wow these are so colorful! I need to get some of these ingredients. Plus I could enjoy these anytime, not just with Madis gras as an excuse πŸ˜‰

    • Christina

    I am seriously drooling over here… that pecan praline monkey bread king cake hybrid looks freaking ridiculous, in an amazing way

    • Right? I could totally make that any time of the year. Or week. Or day πŸ™‚

    • heather @french press

    what a fun collection! I NEED that snack mix for sure

    • Chrissa – Physical Kitchness

    Cake batter dip?! Ummmm can I just swim in this? Holy YUM!!!!! Cool ideas!

    • I know, right? As if cake wasn’t already good enough on it’s own πŸ˜€

    • Sara

    OMG I want ALL of these, so much variety and creativity beyond the standard king cake!

      • Pat

      Where did you get the fleur Dr kiss cookie disc?