12 Recipes For Homemade Versions Of Childhood Junk Food Favorites

12 Recipes For Homemade Versions Of Childhood Junk Food Favorites

Satisfy your sweet tooth and indulge your nostalgia by whipping up any of these 12 treats inspired by the junk food you enjoyed as a child. The overall taste will remain the same, but the quality will far surpass any pre-packaged sweet treat.


Twinkie Cupcakes

Moist, yellow vanilla sponge cake is filled with fluffy marshmallow cream in the cupcake version of the classic snack cake.

Find the recipe at Lady Behind The Curtain


Homemade Donuts

Make your own glazed donuts from scratch and enjoy them warm and fresh.

Find the recipe at The Pioneer Woman


Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

These creamy, peanut butter filled treats are made with high quality dark chocolate for a gourmet take on the classic cup.

Find the recipe atFood 52


Homemade Cotton Candy

Whip up a batch of this gorgeous cotton candy that looks like spun gold in your own kitchen.

Find the recipe at Cooking Books


Homemade Marshmallows

These marshmallows are surprisingly easy to make and lend a quality you just can't get from store bought. Perfect for enjoying as is or dipping in chocolate fondue.

Find the recipe at Buns In My Oven


Homemade Hostess Cupcakes

These DIY versions of Hostess Cupcakes are filled with marshmallow fluff and topped with chocolate ganache.

Find the recipe at 52 Kitchen Adventures


Homemade Blueberry Pop Tarts

Warm blueberry preserves fill a flaky pie crust envelope in this easy-to-make Pop Tart recipe. Who doesn't want on-the-go pie?

Find the recipe at Rosie Eats


Easy Homemade Funnel Cakes

This golden, deep-fried county fair classic is super easy to make-- the batter is made with pancake mix.

Find the recipe at Piece Of Cake


Candy Apples

These candy treats are surprisingly simple to make and will bring back childhood memories of carnivals.

Find the recipe at Bakingdom


Homemade Butterfingers

Melted milk chocolate, peanut butter and candy corn make up this homemade version of the Butterfingers candy bar.

Find the recipe at Sweet Little Details


Fig Cookie Bars

Like Fig Newtons, but better because they're homemade!

Find the recipe at Brown Eyed Baker


Joyful Almond Coconut Chocolate Bites

These homemade bites inspired by the Almond Joy bar are vegan and gluten-free.

Find the recipe at Tasty Yummies





This post was originally published on My Cupcake Addiction - Elise Strachan