11 winning desserts for celebrating sweet endings

The Olympic Games are a golden opportunity to gather with family and friends in celebration of the world’s finest athletes and their achievements. To help get you into the spirit, we’ve rounded up 11 winning Olympic desserts.

Olympic cookies

A small cookie cutter and colored sanding sugar transform ready-made sugar cookies into Olympic cookies — no pole vaulting required.

Olympic cookies


Edible Olympic medals

Win in the dessert event with these edible Olympic medals made from Golden Oreos and Fruit by the Foot. Icing adheres the “ribbons” to “medals” that’ll have kid athletes going for the gold.

Edible Olympic medals


Ice cream cone cake torches

Fire up the opening ceremonies with these ice cream cone cake torches by Wilton. Cupcakes baked in the cones form the torch bases, and yellow, orange and red icing mimics flames — a brilliant beginning for the festivities!

Ice cream cone cake torches


Olympic ice cream cake

If you’re hosting an Olympic opening ceremonies party, this Olympic ice cream cake is a must. M&M ice cream sandwiches form the base, and whipped cream fills in the gaps. More M&M ice cream sandwiches, whipped cream, Skittles and M&Ms provide the first-place finish.

Olympic ice cream cake


Olympic ring graham crackers

Get the kids involved with these easy, delicious Olympic ring graham crackers. Fun to assemble and tasty to eat, they’re a craft and a dessert perfect for any age.

Olympic ring graham crackers


Olympic ring cupcakes

Olympic ring cupcakes are simply vanilla cupcakes and frosting with rings made of Skittles. Victory is sweet, and so is this simple-to-make dessert.

Olympic rings cupcakes


Olympic torch cake

For a truly show-stopping presentation, make this Olympic torch cake. The torches are cupcakes baked into sugar cones, which are then dusted with edible gold. Place them on a perfectly iced cake to win over your guests.

Olympic torch cake


Olympic flag chocolate pretzel bites

These super-easy, yet oh-so-adorable Olympic flag chocolate pretzel bites are made with Pretzel Thins, white chocolate and mini M&Ms. Tip: They’re winners. Make a lot.

Olympic flag chocolate pretzel bites


Olympic Oreo pops

The five colors of the Olympics represent the major regions of the world — and these Olympic Oreo pops represent major deliciousness. Oreos are made into pops and dipped into colored candy melts. Make a batch with the kids for a simple, fun family activity.

Olympic oreo pops


Patriotic popcorn

If your favorite country is the good ol’ USA, make this patriotic popcorn with mini marshmallows, red and blue M&Ms and coordinating sprinkles. It’s a delicious, marshmallow-y treat that will keep hands and mouths busy while everyone’s watching the Olympics.

Patriotic popcorn


Winter Olympics nanaimo

Nanaimo bars, a no-bake dessert from British Columbia, have three layers: crumb and nuts, vanilla cream and chocolate. When cut into the shapes of the Olympic rings, they’re creamy, crunchy Olympic treats.

Winter Olympics nanaimo