25 Best Easter Desserts and Treats for Kids

It goes without saying that Easter is a holiday that is widely celebrated around the world. Especially if you’re Christian, Easter is the time when you commemorate the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. Though anyone is welcome to celebrate Easter, it is still important to remember the essence of this holiday and why it is being celebrated. 

You definitely cannot leave out the list of Easter traditional food staples which stem from different beliefs and symbolism and this includes snacks and desserts.

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Here are some of the best and most famous traditional Easter desserts:

Easter Eggs

One must not forget the ever famous Easter eggs. It is definitely one of the few indicators that Easter is being celebrated! From a Christian perspective, Easter eggs represent Jesus’ resurrection which gave this food a symbol of “new life”. Easter eggs can either be a decorative piece or an activity that can add life to the celebration (I’m talking about Easter egg hunt!). 

Chocolate Easter Bunny

Chocolate Easter bunnies come in pair with the colorful dyed Easter eggs for the fact that it adds decoration to your place and it brings fun to your celebration especially if your guests include children! The Easter Bunny is a folkloric figure and symbol of Easter which is seen as a rabbit bringing Easter eggs.


Don’t limit yourself with chocolate cookies! Try to welcome a variety of flavors when making your cookies. You can go with these Easter gingerbread glazed cookies with a bunny on top! This is the perfect day to be creative with your presentation. 


Did you know you can actually arrange different sizes of marshmallows to make it look like a bunny? You can either present it as a treat or have it served with a nice, warm, chocolate drink!


Along with eggs, cupcakes are another set of delicacies that can make a celebration look colorful and vibrant! Making cupcakes is also another opportunity to showcase your creative prowess.


You can never have a celebration without a cake! Top off your cake with some Easter spirit by placing a bunny on top or little candy eggs on the side. If you do it right, your Easter cake might just become an attention-grabber!

Here you will find nutty snacks and perfect desserts: sweet Easter cookies, cakes, cupcakes, tarts etc.  If you want more creative and fun recipe ideas for your Easter treats, then here are 25 easy Easter dessert recipes you can do with your kids!

25. Funfetti Cookie Bars

Funfetti Cookie Bars are bright, festive, sweet treats that will put a smile on everyone’s faces! Super easy to make and even easier to snack on.

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24. Dark Chocolate Sweet Easter Nests

Chocolate Easter Nests are a favorite treat in Ireland. Made with shredded wheat to create realistically twiggy-looking nests, these are a simple, no-bake treat for Easter.

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23. Bird’s Nest Cookies

These no bake Bird’s Nest Cookies are simply perfect for your Easter celebration. They are kid friendly, contain four ingredients and can be prepared in less than ten minutes.

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22. Bunny Lollipops

I made these little bunnies to bring to expo west with me to share, but as soon as I got to Anaheim, they canceled it because of rona. So, I ate them all in bed while watching netflix. Blogging life can be so hard.

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21. Funky Sheep Easter Cupcakes

These Easter Cupcakes are the perfect addition to any Easter Celebration! Plus, who can deny how adorable they are? 

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20. DIY Bunny Peep Racers – A fun Easter Dessert

These fun little DIY Bunny Peep racers are a delicious and fun treat for any party or Easter event. This is the perfect and fun and cute Easter Dessert.

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19. Cadbury Creme Egg Brownies

You can’t go wrong with these Cadbury Creme Egg Brownies – chewy, chocolaty decadence studded with sweet and creamy Cadbury Creme Eggs. Perfect for your next Easter gathering!

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18. Pebbles Cereal Fudgy Brigadeiros

Delicious Fudgy Brigadeiros are made with Pebbles cereal to add flavor and color to these no bake Brazilian fudge balls.

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17. Sweet and Tangy Lemon Glazed Fruity Pebbles Eggs

Celebrate Easter with these delicious no-bake Fruity Pebbles Eggs topped with a tangy lemon glaze. The perfect kid-friendly treat!

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16. Easter Eggs Cake with Chocolate Marshmallow Frosting

This cake is the perfect way to celebrate Easter. Soft and moist chocolate cake stuffed with chocolate Easter eggs and frosted with a 4-ingredient chocolate marshmallow frosting.

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15. Easy Coconut Birds Nest Cookies for Easter

We made these adorable coconut birds nest cookies for Easter and they came out so cute! As Easter Sunday approaches, make some of these for your Easter events and parties.

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14. Bunny Funfetti Dessert Cheeseball

This Funfetti Cheeseball is an easy no-bake dessert dip that will thrill the kids at your next gathering. A handful of ingredients turned into a cute bunny will be the hit of the party!

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13. Bunny Tail Easter Cupcakes with Softened Butter Icing and Cotton Candy Topping

Bunny Tail Easter Cupcakes will be the hit of your Easter get-together! These adorable bunny cupcakes are quick and easy to make and oh so good!

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12. Easy to Make PEEPS Bunny Cupcakes for Easter Celebration

Cute & colorful Peeps Bunny Cupcakes are the perfect Easter party dessert! Kids will go wild for these bright bunnies “peeping” out of the frosting!

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11. Giant Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies for Easter Brunch

Colorful candies add a happy Spring twist in these Giant Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies!

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10. Skinny Easter Egg Mini Cake Balls

A fun Easter dessert idea, cake balls decorated like Easter eggs! Put them in a basket and watch them disappear.

Skinny Easter Egg Cake Balls

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9. Easter Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies are basically my go-to cookie for any holiday. And one of my favorite holidays for making and decorating sugar cookies is Easter. The gorgeous pale tones, the intricate designs, the colorful variety. Easter egg sugar cookies are the definition of edible art.

Easter Egg Sugar Cookies

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8. “Carrot” Easter Pudding Cups

These fun pudding cups are perfect for Spring and Easter with an orange candy dipped strawberry “carrot” in crushed Oreo and chocolate pudding “dirt.”

"Carrot" Easter Pudding Cups

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7. Easter Dessert Recipe: Carrot Strawberries

Carrot Strawberries are a super cute twist on chocolate covered strawberries that make them perfect for Easter Dessert! Try using them as a delicious Easter cupcake topper!

Easter Dessert Recipe: Carrot Strawberries

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6. Easter Dessert: Peep Fruit Kabobs for Your Easter Basket

These fruit kabobs are a great alternative to sugary sweets and candy. Not to mention, they are super easy!!

Easter Dessert: Peep Fruit Kabobs

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5. Easter Egg Recipe – Deviled Egg Chicks

This is truly a fun Easter Egg Recipe. These deviled egg chicks are a little bit hilarious but they will be the talk of your kitchen!

Easter Egg Chicks

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4. Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

They’re light. They’re moist. They’re loaded with raisi… I kid, I kid! Raisins in carrot cupcakes should be illegal. And I’m not looking for any legal woes here, so let’s just keep the ol’ unwelcome wrinkled snacks where they belong… covered in chocolate and baked into cookies.

Easter Dessert Recipes: Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

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3. Easy and Cute Easter Cupcakes will Decorate Your Dessert Table

Plain cupcakes are transformed into a trio of lovable Easter friends with this easy cupcake DIY.

Easy and Cute Easter Cupcakes

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2. Easy 4-Ingredient Fudge – Easy Easter Dessert Idea

This easy 4-ingredient Easter Fudge is a fun and festive treat everyone will love. Its rich chocolate-y fudge is filled with soft marshmallows and candy-coated mini chocolate eggs. It’s a scrumptious way to welcome Spring and only takes 4 ingredients and 5 minutes to make (minus chilling time, of course).

Easy 4-Ingredient Easter Fudge

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1. No-bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Cookie Recipe

If you love munching on your favorite Easter snacks and spring desserts but you do not want to wait for long minutes next to the oven, then you need not to worry because you can still make tasty Easter treats even without baking in bundt! Here’s an easy example of a no-bake chocolate peanut butter Easter cookie:


2 tbsp cocoa powder

1 cup quick cooking oats

½ cup natural peanut butter 

¼ cup honey 

¼ cup coconut oil

¼ cup shredded coconut

1 tsp vanilla

Salt to taste


Line a baking sheet with wax paper. On a saucepan, combine peanut butter, honey, salt and coconut oil and heat until combined. Add vanilla and cocoa powder then stir until well combined. Add quick-cooking oats and mix well. Add coconut and stir until combined. Drop. 1 tablespoon of the mixture onto your baking sheet. If you want your cookies to look more Easter, then you can press the top of the cookies into the shape of nests. Cool in the fridge or freezer and then top with candy eggs or any chosen Easter decorations! 

Are you getting ready with some ideas of amazing Easter dessert recipes that will be memorable for kids and ideal for a crowd? I’ve got you covered in this post!

Save the recipes you want to try to your Easter board on Pinterest and get back to them later!

25 BEST Easter Desserts and Treats for Kids

easter desserts for kids

It goes without saying that Easter is a holiday that is widely celebrated around the world. Especially if you’re Christian, Easter is the time where you commemorate the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. Though anyone is welcome to celebrate Easter, it is still important to remember the essence of this holiday and why it is being celebrated.


  • Skinny Easter Egg Cake Balls
  • Easter Egg Sugar Cookies
  • “Carrot” Easter Pudding Cups
  • Carrot Strawberries
  • Peep Fruit Kabobs
  • Funfetti Cookie Bars
  • Chocolate Easter Nests
  • Bird’s Nest Cookies
  • Bunny Lollipops


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