When people think of Easter, they usually try to come up with some good Easter brunch menu ideas, or to think of ideas for the best ever Easter dinner recipes, or about instructions for how to boil perfect eggs to make those cute decorated Easter eggs. Really, though, what is it that's really the most important when it comes to Easter dining? Easter desserts, of course! Whether it's chocolate you're after or some other sweet treat you crave each Easter, you're sure to find something you'll love in this collection of 14 Fantastic Easter Dessert Recipes Plus 4 Bonus Easter Treats.
12 Fantastic Easter Dessert Recipes,
Plus 4 Bonus Easter Treats
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Cakes for Easter
Easter Cake — It's so much fun making Easter dessert recipes. For some reason, those little chicks and eggs and bunnies make it more fun than other dessert recipes. This Easter cake is one of the simplest to make, and the kids will love helping decorate it.
Dandy Daffodil Cake — My family has a lot of good recipes for Easter cakes, but this Dandy Daffodil Cake has to be the best one! We always serve it at Easter, but truth be told, most recipes for Easter cake can be served any time of year. It's sweet and springy and delicious!
Easy Easter Coconut Cake — Along with the best ever Easter dinner recipes must be some fantastic Easter dessert recipes, right? Right! This delicious coconut cake is not only fantastic, it's also super easy to make. Prepare it ahead of time and be ready for company easily!
White Chocolate Easter Cake with Strawberries — What would Easter be without some fabulous dessert recipes? We love our Easter desserts recipes, and the yummy fresh strawberries in this cake recipe make it so delicious, it's hard to eat just one piece!
Recipes for Cookies and Easter Pie
Blue Peep Pie — Easter just is not the same without marshmallow Peeps. Get your fill of Peeps this Easter by putting them into a pie. This quick and easy dessert recipe is super sweet and perfect for Easter.
Easter Pie — This delectable Easter pie recipe is the perfect combination of sweet and citrus. Our family likes to serve it for pretty much every holiday...and even some other days just because it tastes so good!
Italian Easter Cookies — Our family still makes these Italian Easter cookies every year. Everyone loves to get involved in shaping and braiding the dough, and Easter dessert recipes are that much sweeter when made with people you love.
Candy Egg Recipes for Easter
Chocolate Easter Eggs — Don't you just love recipes for easy Easter candy? One of the most popular is always those chocolate cream eggs, and this recipe is fun to make, too. Let the kids help make them and help eat them. Yum!
Cream-Filled Easter Eggs — What fun is Easter without those yummy chocolate Easter eggs? One of the best things about Easter really is the best Easter candy recipes, and these cream-filled eggs are just the thing. Everyone loves them, and they're simple to make. Hop to it!
Peanut Butter and Chocolate Easter Eggs — The best Easter candy recipes are the ones that involve chocolate, don't you think? These sweet Easter eggs blend peanut butter with chocolate in the perfect combination of tastiness.
More Easter Dessert Recipes You'll Love
Baked Caramel Corn — Caramel corn recipes are sweet and absolutely delicious. Use this recipe to learn how to make caramel corn that everyone will love. Easter caramel corn is a beloved holiday treat, and this recipe is ideal for holidays with the family.
Edible Easter Basket — Want to really "wow" them at Easter this year with your baking prowess? Make this adorable, edible Easter basket to put all your yummy Easter dessert recipes in, and they'll be thanking you from now until next Easter!
Grandmother's Sweet Bread — One of my fondest memories of Easter is when my grandmother would make her tremendous sweet bread. This yummy dessert is sort of a cross between cake and a sweet bread, and when you bake it, you'll see why our whole family loves it.
Resurrection Rolls — Easter sweets are seldom as unique as these intriguing Resurrection Rolls. This Easter recipe starts out looking like a regular roll, but there is a special twist. Don't miss this interesting Easter dessert recipe!
4 Bonus Easter Treats
Homemade Marshmallow Peeps (shown at top of page) - Special from our friends at AllFreeCopycatRecipes.com, these adorable Easter treats will add a fun pop of color to your holiday table. Making homemade candy is easier than you think, and this recipe shows you how it's done!
Sweet Bread Pudding Parfait (shown at top of page) - Bread pudding made with sweet bread is one of those treats reserved for special occasions, and Easter certainly qualifies! Make these individual portioned bread pudding cups and wow your family with a delectable Easter dessert.
Cadbury Cream Cookie Cups (shown above) - Indulge in the sweet cream filling of a candy Easter egg, but with a twist! This awesome Easter treat is nestled inside a delicious cookie cup so it's like you're getting two Easter desserts in one bite. What could be better?!
Homemade Cadbury Creme Eggs (shown above) - Coming to us from our friends at AllFreeCopycatRecipes.com, this recipe for homemade Cadbury Creme Easter Eggs is a must-make this spring! Why go out and buy Easter candy when you can just as easily whip up a batch of your own? This copycat candy recipe is also great to have handy year-round so you can satisfy your sweet tooth whenever you get an Easter candy craving!