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25 Things That'll Make Store-Bought Desserts Look So Much Better

Here's how to Betty Crocker your way into being Martha Stewart.

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4. Dress up a slice o' grocery store pie with these glitzy dessert plates.

7. Take a cake or pie out of its plastic container and plop it in a whimsical cake carrier to tote along to a shindig.


12. Create an enviable Snapchat with these star sparklers that'll make you feel like you're in a fancy club with bottle service.

Just maybe have a fire extinguisher waiting in the wings.

Get a set of six from Spring for $45. / Also available in hearts and LOVE.


16. Spread a little love by drawing Nutella hearts on standard sugar cookies you picked up from a bakery.

Read the recipe for Basic Sugar Cookies on OMG Chocolate Desserts.

Get a two-pack of 33.5 oz. jars of Nutella from Amazon for $16.86.

Get more cookie design inspo from "Smart Cookie: Transform Store-Bought Cookies Into Amazing Treats" on Amazon for $11.09. / Also available in Kindle.

19. Or make a Star Wars fan feel extra special with this breathing Darth Vader or mini light sabers.


24. Artfully arrange cookie crumbs along the top edge of a cake to pretend like you took a fancy dessert class.

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Get this Grasshopper Cake from Momofuku Milk Bar for $42 (if you live in NYC) or $50.50 (to get it ship in the U.S.).

Get a pack of Chips Ahoy! Cookies from Amazon for $2.30.