Teacher Appreciation Week Recipes

It’s #TuesdayTips and we wanted to share some of our favorites in honor of teachers. Yes as homeschooling parents, we are the teachers. We deserve the honor of being appreciated for Teacher appreciation week, which is May 2-6th. Personally we love food and celebrate and honor through cooking. Enjoy baking with your kids.

3-Ingredient Sesame Seed Crunch Candy (Gluten-Free) – Strength & Sunshine

3-Ingredient Sesame Seed Crunch Candy (Gluten-Free) | Strength and Sunshine @RebeccaGF666 A popular candy recipe with many variations throughout Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Indian, and Asian cuisines. This 3-Ingredient Sesame Seed Crunch Candy is perfectly sweet, nutty, gluten-free, paleo, optionally vegan, and top-8 allergy-free! Just toasted sesame seeds, honey, and sugar! Easy to gift or munch! #sesameseeds #sesamecandy #candy

A popular candy recipe with many variations throughout Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Indian, and Asian cuisines. This 3-Ingredient Sesame Seed Crunch Candy is perfectly sweet, nutty, gluten-free, paleo, optionally vegan, and top-8 allergy-free! Just toasted sesame seeds, honey, and sugar! Easy to gift or munch!” – Rebecca

Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Muffins (Vegan, Allergy-Free) – Strength & Sunshine

gluten-free apple cinnamon muffin with bite taken out

These simple and healthy Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Muffins are vegan and allergy-free! Loaded with chopped fresh apples, applesauce, and cinnamon, they’re a perfect fall breakfast or snack for the family! Topped with a naturally sweet cinnamon sugar mixture, this muffin recipe tastes just as mouthwatering as it smells while baking in the oven!” – Rebecca

Easy Gluten-Free Chocolate Covered Pretzels (Allergy-Free, Vegan) – Strength & Sunshine

Easy Gluten-Free Chocolate Covered Pretzels (Allergy-Free, Vegan) | Strength and Sunshine @RebeccaGF666 The sweet and salty classic, now with a gluten-free, vegan, and allergy-free recipe! These Easy Gluten-Free Chocolate Covered Pretzels just need 2 ingredients and make for a fun dessert, snack, or edible gift!

The sweet and salty classic, now with a gluten-free, vegan, and allergy-free recipe! These Easy Gluten-Free Chocolate Covered Pretzels just need 2 ingredients and make for a fun dessert, snack, or edible gift!” – Rebecca

OLD-FASHIONED CINNAMON STREUSEL COFFEE CAKE – Traditional Plant-Based Cooking

two slices of cinnamon streusel topped cake on small flower patterned plates, whole cake in background with cake slice.

“This old-fashioned cinnamon streusel coffee cake is a vintage classic recipe adapted from Betty Crocker’s 1970s coffee streusel cake. It is easy, quick and packed with delicious crunchy oh so moreish cinnamon bun flavours” – Jacq

CHERRY CHEESECAKE DIP – Mama loves to Eat

Looking for a perfect dessert dip for your next party? Cherry Cheesecake Dip is a great party dip. This no bake cherry cheesecake dip is so good everyone will want some.

“Looking for a perfect dessert dip for your next party? Cherry Cheesecake Dip is a great party dip. This no bake cherry cheesecake dip is so good everyone will want some. Cherry cheesecake is one of my husband’s favorite desserts. Cherry Cheesecake dip is like heaven in a bite.” – Debi

How to Make The Best Apple Pie Cupcakes – Our Wabi Sabi Life

Apple Pie Cupcakes with two more behind them in a basket with more apples.

“The apple pies you’ve been craving, but don’t have the time or patience for. Want to know How To Make The Best Apple Pie Cupcakes? Have you ever wanted to make a pie that tastes like an apple, but doesn’t have the time or want to make a whole pie? These are perfect for beginners bakers since they’re so easy and can be enjoyed all year round!” – Debi

Easy Caramel Apples Recipe – Our Wabi Sabi Life

Three Granny Smith apples dipped in caramel on a wooden circle

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PEANUT BUTTER COOKIE DOUGH DIP – Mama loves to Eat

Looking for a way to eat cookie dough? Try this delicious peanut butter cookie dough dip and your sweet tooth will be thanking you. Great as a party dessert or as a tasty fruit dip, Peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough dip will become a favorite.

“Love cookie dough? Have you ever had Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Dip? If not, you are missing a lot. You are going to love this cookie dough dip.” – Debi

CARAMEL APPLE DIP – Mama loves to Eat

Looking for a great tasting caramel apple dip? This easy apple dip is going to become a hit with even the fussiest eater. Make a batch to use for afternoon snacks or for a party.

“Looking for a great tasting caramel apple dip? This easy apple dip is going to become a hit with even the fussiest eater. Make a batch to use for afternoon snacks or for a party.

Homemade Mounds or Bounty Chocolate Bars – Christina’s Cucina

Homemade "mounds" or "bounty" bars

Homemade Mounds or Bounty Chocolate bars are always a crowd pleaser over the holidays. They also make perfect gifts when wrapped up in small boxes or baggies and adorned in some ribbon or bows!” – Christina

MINI STRAWBERRY CAKE – The Littlest Crumb

A slice of a mini strawberry cake topped with strawberry frosting and decorated with slices of fresh strawberries.

“This mini strawberry cake is a simple but elegant dessert that is perfect for 1 or 2 people. A white cake base with strawberry purée mixed in. Topped with a strawberry frosting and fresh strawberry slices” – Ali

PURPLE CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES – The Littlest Crumb

A metal tray filled with purple chocolate covered strawberries, with one strawberry bitten in half.

“These purple chocolate covered strawberries are a simple and easy dessert to make. White chocolate is melted and mixed with red and blue food coloring to make a beautiful light purple shade. Decorate these strawberries with additional toppings or serve them as is.” – Ali

EASY ROCKY ROAD RECIPE – It’s Not Complicated Recipe

round white plate topped with rocky road with a bowl of cherries at the front.

“It takes just minutes to make my spectacular Easy Rocky Road. This simple no-bake slice is popular with adults and children alike. I am sure that once you have made this it will be a regular addition to your repertoire. It is ideal for an afternoon sweet treat, serve with coffee after dinner, make some for a bake sale or package in cellophane bags as very welcome gifts” – Alexandra

EASY COFFEE TRUFFLES – It’s Not Complicated Recipes

Plate of truffles sprinkled with some coffee beans.

“My rich and creamy, smooth and decadent, Easy Coffee Truffles are the ideal after-dinner confection. Containing just 4 ingredients, they are a chocolate lover’s dream! Coffee and chocolate come together to produce a luxurious sweet treat. Serve a platter of these delicious Coffee Truffles to your guests and watch as they disappear!” – Alexandra

FINANCIERS (FRENCH ALMOND CAKES) – A Baking Journey

Close up on one almond cake over a white surface.

“These classic French Financiers Cakes make the most delicious little treat. Perfect with your morning or afternoon tea, these Brown Butter Almond Tea Cakes are a great sweet snack and edible gift idea. These Mini Almond Cakes are also easily customisable with many optional additions.” – Sylvie

WHITE CHOCOLATE ROCKY ROAD – Recipe Pocket

Three pieces of white chocolate rocky road on a wooden board.

“This White Chocolate Rocky Road recipe is perfect for Christmas and other special occasions. ” – Harriet

Instant Pot Fudge – Culinary Shades

fudge pieces stacked on top of each other.

Chocolate fudge is an easy treat to make at home. It can be easily made in the instant pot using it as a double boiler. This quick 3 ingredient gluten-free treat makes a pleasant surprise for your family and friends and is a great gifting idea for the holidays.” – Alpa

CHOCOLATE PRETZEL BARK – A Paige of Positivity

Cracked chocolate bark with pretzels, dried fruit, and coconut shavings

“Sweet, crunchy, and salty, this Chocolate Pretzel Bark is an easy, no-bake recipe you can bring to any gathering and please even the pickiest of eaters. It’s a great way to use up extra snacks and ingredients that have been sitting in your pantry, too. Crack off a piece as big as your sweet tooth craves! It’s plain addicting. This is also a great recipe to make with little ones!” – Courtney

FUNFETTI PUPPY CHOW RECIPE – A Paige of Positivity

two plates of funfetti puppy chow plated on white dishes and sprinkles surrounding them

“This festive Funfetti Puppy Chow tastes just like birthday cake—and it requires just 5 ingredients! Coated in white chocolate, sprinkles, and funfetti cake mix, it’s a quick 10 minute treat that requires minimal effort and is surely a crowd pleaser.” – Courtney

FUDGE WALNUT BROWNIES WITH COCOA POWDER – Flavors Treat

“A fudgy, gooey and decadent walnut brownies with cocoa powder is a perfect sweet to devour anytime. This homemade brownie is perhaps a good recipe to bake with kids”-Geetha

Chocolate Truffles {Easy Ganache Recipe} – What a Girl Eats

Chocolate Truffles

“Chocolate truffles are easy to make at home, so they are a fantastic edible gift for any holiday, but especially Christmas! This post was originally posted on December 8th, 2011, making it one of my earliest recipes” – Cynthia

No Peel Apple Cake (Very Moist, Made with Yogurt) – Christina’s Cucina

apple cake being cut

Apple cake made with this recipe will be your go-to apple cake recipe simply because it’s so easy to make, delicious and moist!” – Christina

LEMON POPPY SEED CUPCAKES WITH LAVENDER BUTTERCREAM – Masala & Chai

plate full of lemon poppyseed cupcakes

Scrumptiously soft Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes topped with a gorgeous American-style Lavender Buttercream frosting are a perfect floral and bright pairing! They’re a lovely light treat during the winter citrus season” – Shweta