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Fill Your Easter Baskets With Our Cutest Sweets and Treats

 

Lemon Bar Peeps
Photo by Stasty Cook

Homemade Easter treats make every bunny happy.

We've gathered a basketful of our most adorable Easter treats to make and share.

1. Lemon Bar Peeps®

Sweet and sunny lemon bars are cut out into the Peeps shapes to make charming Easter treats. Watch the video to see how to make them.

2. Bird's Nests III

You'll love how these easy-to-make chow mein noodle nests look when you fill them with mini pastel Easter egg candies.

Bird's Nests III
Photo by CJ

More: Find more recipes for edible Easter nests.

3. Jellybean Bark

Two simple ingredients to into this easy homemade candy. You can make a sheet of bark, or pour the mixture into molds to cool. Watch the video to see how it's done.

Jellybean Bark
Photo by Megan Brower Scarbobough

More: Find more Easter candy recipes.

4. Mini Cheesecakes III

You can top these luscious little bites with a variety of fresh berries, chocolate curls, or grated citrus zest.

More: Get recipes and ideas for bite-size desserts.

5. Emily's Famous Mashmallows

"This recipe is AMAZING! These taste exactly like Peeps! Instead of putting the marshmallows in a pan, I put the mixture into a plastic bag, cut a hole in the corner and piped out different shapes. It was so much fun! I will make these again!" -- confectionary concoctions

Emily's Famous Marshmallows
Photo by cooks4forty

6. Sugar Cookie Cups with Coconut Buttercream Frosting

A shortcut ingredient puts these frosting-filled cookie cups on the fast track to your Easter dessert tray.

More: Find more Easter cookie recipes.

7. Chocolate Covered Easter Eggs

This recipe shows you how to make chocolate-covered Easter eggs with four different centers: vanilla, peanut butter, coconut, and cocoa.

Chocolate Covered Easter Eggs
Photo by TravelHappy

More: Here are easy ways to melt chocolate.

8. Almond Macaroon Nests

Delicate butter cookies are rolled in coconut and baked with Easter candy eggs nestled into each one.

9. Easter Lamb Cupcakes

You'll love how easy it is to create these little lambs using nothing more than frosting, two sizes of marshmallows, licorice laces, and candy eyes.

More: Get more recipes for Easter cupcakes.

10. White Chocolate Easter Bunny Bark

"Easy to make with any combination of cookies, candies, or jelly beans," says Yoly. "Use whatever you like, the sky's the limit. The kids will love this bark for Easter. It's fun to look at and fun to eat."

White Chocolate Easter Bunny Bark

Photo by Yoly

11. Cinnamon Roll Bunnies

Nope, it doesn't get much cuter than bunny-shaped cinnamon rolls. Watch the video to see how to make them using refrigerated cinnamon dough.

More: Just in case you want to make your own cinnamon rolls, here are the tips you need.

12. Easter Popcorn

"This popcorn is an easy and festive way to enjoy Easter candy!," says Kim. "You can use any kind of candy, nuts, or 'mix-ins' that you like! And make sure to adjust the salt at the end, it really helps to balance out the sweetness!"

Easter Popcorn

Photo by Kim

More: See our entire collection of Easter desserts.


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About Vanessa Greaves

Good food, friends, and fun are always on the menu. Find me as foodelicious on Allrecipes and vanny.gee on Instagram (but only if you don't mind cat pics and cocktails).