25 Kid-Approved Recipes to Enjoy this Easter
🔹 This blog was updated for content and accuracy on March 8, 2021 🔹
Easter is about to hop around the corner! With Easter comes the Easter Bunny, egg hunts, good food and time with family. If you’re looking for some fun and tasty treats to delight your little ones, then give one or more of these amazing and super cute treats a try. These are sure to bring smiles of delight during this year's Easter celebration.
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1. Peeps Pudding Cups
Peeps candy is the most popular Easter treat. Combine them with pudding cups and Oreos and you have one delicious snack that is sure to make all the little ones at your Easter Party very happy. You can also add your favorite candies for one sweet looking snack that even the Easter Bunny will enjoy.
2. Flower Pretzel Bites
Many people use Easter to signify the start of spring. With the arrival of spring comes beautiful flowers and budding trees. These beautiful pretzel flower bites taste as good as they look. By combining the sweet and salty flavors of pretzels, white chocolate chips and Easter-themed M&M's, you will create bite-size snacks that are sure to impress even the pickiest of guests.
3. Easter Pretzel Chicks
Save yourself stress with some great finger foods that are guaranteed to impress all your guests. These cute and fun Easter pretzel chicks are as delicious as they are adorable. With just a few ingredients (like pretzels, yellow melting candy chips, chocolate chips, and Orange Starburst), you can create a snack that is sure to be remembered for years to come.
Want to really impress your guests this Easter? Get their attention with this kid-friendly Easter Peeps milkshake. With just a few scoops of vanilla ice cream and Peeps candy, you can create a memorable milkshake guaranteed to delight.
5. Chocolate Bird’s Nest
The best party treats are those that require no cooking. These no-bake bird nest cookies are fun, fast and easy treats that every kid will enjoy. The treats are made with literally just 2 ingredients: bittersweet white or dark chocolate and Chow Mein noodles. Melted together, they create a beautiful and tasty "bird's nest" that you can fill with candy eggs or Jellybeans.
6. Rice Krispies Easter Eggs
Beautiful and brightly colored Rice Krispies Easter eggs are sure to taste just as good as the traditional Rice Krispies treats. What a cute way to bring your favorite snack to your Easter party! Choose any colors that make you happy – and have fun! Kids will enjoy shaping these easy treats into egg shapes, too.
7. Cheese Ball Chicks
Who doesn’t love a good cheese ball? These mini cheese balls are made with shredded cheese and decorated to look just like cute baby chicks. These are the perfect appetizer for your get together. Little kids (and adults, too) will love these delicious cheese ball chicks.
8. Carrot Cake Cookies
It’s not Easter without carrots. It's also not Easter without cookies and sweets! These carrot cake cookies bring cookies and carrots together. Delicious with or without icing – these cookies make the perfect snack to leave for your Easter Bunny.
Easter baskets are an important part of many Easter festivities, and these Easter basket cookie cups are the perfect addition to your appetizer tray. They can be made in any size. You can use a big muffin pan or mini muffin pan. Simply fill the muffin cups with cookie dough to create the basket look. Use string marshmallow candy or pipe cleaners for the basket handles and fill with your favorite candies. You will have the cutest Easter baskets on the table!
10. Brownie Bird Nest
Brownies of any flavor are delicious. But combine brownies with your favorite candy and you have created a dessert that no one can turn down. Using a round cookie cutter, simply cut freshly baked brownies into little circles and place mini chocolate eggs on top of them. Cover with coconut flakes and poof, you have the cutest (and most delicious) little bird nest!
11. Easter Egg Sugar Cookies (with Royal Icing)
These Easter egg sugar cookies are one of a kind. Using an oval cookie cutter, cut dough in the shape of Easter eggs and decorate them however you please. Kids will love helping!
12. Easter Basket Cupcakes
Cupcakes are good for any party, and Easter Basket cupcakes are the best for your Easter party. This kid-friendly dessert is great for Easter egg hunts, Easter dinner or just a simple gathering for the holiday. You can top these cupcakes with jellybeans, any color frosting, coconut flakes and more. Cupcakes lend themselves to plenty of creativity!
13. Chocolate Bunny Bites
Another simple and tasty snack to make are these Chocolate Bunny Bites. They are made with Ritz crackers and peanut butter, all covered in chocolate and shaped like little Easter bunnies. These are the cutest little snacks for the tiniest of hands. You can make as many of these little bunnies as you want, chances are they won’t go to waste.
14. Easter Carrot Snack Bags
Take a break from all that baking with these Easter Carrot snack bags. With just a few frosting bags, some green ribbon and some cheese puff balls, you can create the cutest little snack bags this Easter. This is probably the easiest Easter snack you could ever make - great to hand out to little friends.
For a treat that is easy to make and sure to be a hit at your gathering, Peeps Pretzel Rods are inexpensive to make and even more fun to eat. Kids and adults alike will be begging for this treat! Keep them happy and make Peeps Pretzel Rods this Easter.
16. Chocolate Covered Strawberry "Carrots"
Need a healthier treat at your Easter feast? These chocolate covered strawberries are as sweet as candy but look just like carrots. All the little bunnies at the party will want to get their hands on these. All you need are white chocolate morsels, orange food coloring, and some strawberries.
17. Easter Bunny Cookie Sandwiches
Everyone loves sandwich cookies, but these Easter Bunny sandwich cookies are a great idea. Made with traditional Easter cookie dough, you can keep them round or use bunny shaped cookie cutters to give them a fun shape. For filling, you can use pureed fruit mixed with cream cheese, marshmallow candy, or even ice cream.
18. Peep Fruit Kabobs
Don’t want just candy treats for the kids? Peep Fruit Kabobs are a tasty and adorable twist on the kabob. Take all your favorite fruits, add Peeps candies and line them up nicely on a skewer for the sweetest kabobs this Easter.
19. Bunny Butt Brownies
Take your Easter dessert making skills to the next level with these adorable Brownie Bunny Butts. Made with Reese’s Peanut Butter Paws, these brownies are a chocolate goody that your party guests won't be able to get enough of!
20. Easter No-Bake Cheesecake Minis
Cheesecake is a favorite at dinner parties no matter what holiday it is. These fun and festive No-Bake Cheesecake minis are perfect for little fingers this Easter. These pastel colored cheesecakes are simple to make and the best part is – no cooking required.
21. Coco Krispies Easter Bunnies
What’s better than Rice Krispies treats? Chocolate Coco Krispies Easter Bunnies! Forget about buying that giant chocolate Easter Bunny that never gets eaten. Instead, make your own Easter bunny for the baskets this year. These will certainly go faster than the store-bought ones. Less messy, too!
22. Bunny Bait
This festive Easter Trail mix is sure to lure the Easter bunny into your home this year. Including easy to find ingredients like Chex cereal, cheerios, pretzels, M&Ms and peanuts, all mixed with white chocolate and powdered sugar, this fun and flavorful Bunny Bait is sure to please even the pickiest Easter Bunnies this year.
23. Easter Egg Cookie Dough Truffles
Truffles taste amazing, and cookie dough truffles are a gift from heaven. Combine the two best comfort foods into one amazing snack this Easter with these delicious Easter Egg Cookie Dough Truffles. Simple to make, they will make a great addition to every Easter Basket (if you don’t eat them all yourself, that is).
24. Jello Easter Eggs
Jello Easter Eggs are a fun twist on everyone’s favorite dessert. Note that you will need an egg mold to form the egg shapes.
25. Peeps Easter Garden Cake
Every celebration needs a cake, and Easter is no different. This festive Easter Cake is easy to make and topped with cute Peeps bunnies and chicks for a beautiful effect.
Which recipe will you try this year? There are just so many cute ideas. The colors and flavors of Easter are really inspiring! Have a little party at home with your loved ones, and enjoy the fun of the season. Happy spring, from all of us here at Sunset Vacations!
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