Ideas for Rainbow Desserts + Food Ideas

If pleasant rainbows and pretty colors make your heart happy…a fun rainbow themed dessert table would be a great way to plan a party.  These rainbow cakes, cookies and desserts are beautiful, delicious and super kid friendly.  With fun candy and gorgeous colors…these will be the talk of your rainbow party!

Besides being just plain adorable…rainbows are also a great option for St. Patrick’s Day.  Wouldn’t these be an adorable pot at the end of the rainbow?

☑️ This Rainbow Party Kit is the perfect set to get your party planning headed in the right direction!

Rainbows are one of the most satisfying things.  They perfect way the colors blend into one another and the simplicity of their design make them adorable.  Not to mention if you can add in some fluffy clouds…well that’s just perfect.

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Rainbow Party Food Ideas

Planning a rainbow party can be so much fun.  All the bright colors and details.  Those are made even more awesome when you can incorporate those bright colors and rainbow designs into cookies and cakes! 

Here are some delicious treats for a rainbow themed party:

Rainbow Cupcakes from Skip to My Lou

These fun sugared rainbow cupcakes are super duper cute.  So bright and cheery.


Rainbow Cookies from Sugar by Michelle

Here are some simple and adorable sugar cookies.  The simple lines make these a great option for a dessert table full of color.


Rainbow Oreo Pops from Doodle Pops Co

These Oreo pops are cute and unique.  They have a simple design and would be great as favors or displayed in mason jars.


Rainbow Party Cookie Parfaits from Tablespoon

These look AH-MAZ-ING.  So gorgeous, they almost look too good to at.  I love the look and texture to these parfaits.  Awesome!  Like little rainbow cakes in jars!



Rainbow Macarons from Best Friends for Frosting

Here is a fun and simple Cookie you can make with your kiddos.  This would be a great activity and treat for St. Patrick’s Day.


Rainbow Cupcakes from Sprinkle Bakes

These cupcakes are kinda perfect.  The frosting colors, the cute patterns.  These are a must for a rainbow party!  


Rainbow Cookies from Events Shop for You

Here are some adorable rainbow cookies.  The cute clouds at the bottom are the icing on the cake!


Rainbow Popsicles from The First Year Blog

Here is a delicious option for a warmer weather party.  Yummy rainbow popsicles are a great party treat!


Rainbow Sugar Cookies by Living Locurto

Ok…aren’t these adorable!  The rainbow cookies on the cloud cup is such a unique idea.  So much fun!


Rainbow Sno-cone Cookies from Sugar by Michelle

This fun cookie is a nice twist on “normal” rainbow cookies.  It is especially great for a summertime party!


Rainbow Graham Crackers from Kristen Duke

These are as simple as they are adorable.  This would be a great treat to make with your kids.  So, so cute!


Rainbow Fondant Cake Topper from Sugar and Sukkar

This fondant cake topper is so flipping cute!  It would be amazing to top a simple homemade or store bought cake.  Definitely a favorite.  This would be perfect to top simple and elaborate rainbow cakes.


Rainbow Cake from Sweet Lulu Blog

This cake topper is similar to the one above, except PERFECT if you aren’t a baker.  It uses candy you can buy and easily put together and would be great on a simple white store bought cake.


Rainbow Popcorn from the Decorated Cookie

Rainbow colored, chocolate covered popcorn?  Yes, please.  This easy to make snack will brighten your Rainbow party for sure.  Besides…everybody loves popcorn, right?


Rainbow Cake from Best Friends for Frosting

This stunning cake is so fun and festive and full of color.  Definitely a cake for a baker who knows their way around the kitchen…but oh, so cute!

I love Rainbows, don’t you.  They are so satisfying in there colors and organization!  Perfect for St. Paddy’s Day or any birthday party!!! Click for more of our St. Patrick’s Day ideas and inspiration.


Coordinating Rainbow Party Supplies

Displaying and serving all those amazing rainbow foods is made so much easier with some fun and coordinated tableware.  Here are some fun and colorful options that will be a hit!

Rainbow Tableware from Meri Meri

Color Wheel Tableware from Shop Sweet Lulu

Rainbow Plates from Parties that Pop

Rainbow Tableware from Target

Oh Happy Day Tableware from Oriental Trading


Here are some helpful links for planning a rainbow party:



Conclusion for Rainbow Food Ideas:

Whether you are baking for a birthday or St. Paddy’s Day, these adorable and colorful rainbow party foods are so much fun!  From easy kid-friendly treats to make with your children to fun ways to bake a treat for them, these ideas are sure to get your creative juices flowing.


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