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These black-tie treats will be the star of your Oscar bash

Feb. 28, 2014 at 1:30 PM ET

Skip the suits and gowns, and add an extra dash of glamour to your Oscar party by serving up these gorgeous, dressed-up desserts instead. From gold statuette cookies to tuxedo-clad cake pops, these treats — courtesy of some of our favorite bloggers— will leave your guests starstruck!

Bow tie macarons

Bow tie macarons
Diamonds for Dessert

Elegant almond macarons look even more fetching when you dress them up with bow ties. Better watch out JLaw, these beauties are going to dominate the red carpet. Get the recipe.

Red carpet cookies

Red Carpet cookies
Sugar Sweet Belle

Who’ll be the best-dressed at your Oscar party: your guests, or these cookies? Make these irresistibly stylish treats using your favorite sugar-cookie recipe, and read on for blogger Sweet Sugar Belle’s tips on how to use cookie cutters and icing to turn them into Red Carpet-worthy confections. Get the recipe.

Strawberry tuxedos


Strawberry Tuxedos
Cafe Fernando

Fresh, plump strawberries are crying out to be painted with white and bittersweet chocolate and transformed into these fabulously chic tuxedos. Get the recipe.

Tuxedo cake pops

Tuxedo Cake Pops
Bella Baker

Another brilliant way to serve tuxedo-inspired treats: Make these cake pops with melted dark and white chocolate. Bow ties are optional--but highly encouraged. Get the recipe.

Awards night sugar cookies

Awards Nigh Sugar Cookies
Bakerella

Whether you’re hosting an Oscar betting pool or giving out Red Carpet awards to your most fabulously dressed party guests, these statuette-shaped cookies are the ticket. They aren’t as hard to make as they look--but they do require a special cookie cutter, decent icing skills, and toothpicks to help the cookies stand upright. Get the recipe.

Brownie popcorn bags

Brownie Popcorn Bags
Bakerella

Buttery popcorn can be so messy to eat—and who wants a stained dress on Oscar night? These popcorn-bag-shaped brownies are so much daintier. Just use mini marshmallows for the popcorn, and sanding sugar to create the iconic red-and-white-striped bag. Get the recipe.


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