Here's a sweet idea: Give Mom a delicious treat that's sure to make her smile. Instead of the traditional card or flowers, indulge Mom with a pretty food gift. We have easy ideas for dressing up purchased pies, putting together cozy tea kits, and even single-serve cake jars. It's time to show Mom you care with something sweet.
This Chocolate Satin Pie from Marie Callender's is the perfect Mother's Day gift. It's filled with decadent chocolate, whipped topping, and chocolate curls, and since it's made for sharing, Mom won't feel any guilt going in for that second slice.
To create the festive decoration, print the pie topper from our pattern link below. Cut around the banner, leaving a small white outline to make it pop. Cut out the heart, and attach it to the banner using a glue dot for dimension. Add lollipop sticks or striped straws to each end, attaching them using gue dots.
Get the pie topper!
Love cooking with mom? This DIY pancake kit is the perfect gift! Simply bottle up milk, homemade pancake mix, and fresh blueberries. Remember to write down the recipe and add a bottle of maple syrup. Package the kit in a simple wire basket accented with a tea towel and baker's twine.
Get our Buttermilk Pancake Mix recipe.
Remember those days playing tea party with mom? Toast her with a sweet tea kit complete with loose tea leaves, mesh bags, and honey sticks. Colorful string and patterned washi tape makes labeling beautiful and easy.
Transform sheets of white paper into mini works of art. Simply have the kids color with crayons or watercolor paint. Let dry before wrapping around boxes of homemade cookies. Colorful ribbon and tags finish this sweet food gift.
All moms love chocolate! Homemade truffles look best served in a pretty clear box. Line with patterned paper and accent with colorful candy wrappers. The hardest part will be not eating them all yourself!
Get the Triple Chocolate Truffle recipe.
Leave mom a jar of sweet chocolates and even sweeter compliments. Simply wrap mini chocolate bars with encouraging notes, things you love about her, or words of wisdom. Fill a jar and let her unwrap and enjoy any time she needs a pick-me-up.
Decorate the top of the jar with a circle of colorful paper, and wrap washi tape around the lid. Attach a tag to the jar with contrasting ribbon.
Satisfy Mom's sweet tooth with a chocolaty dessert just for her! Layer cut circles of red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting, and top your jar with a stamped piece of cloth. For the ultimate on-the-go treat, tie on a disposable fork with thick string.