These desserts are way superior to no matter the Easter Bunny put in your basket. From carrot cake cheesecake to banana pudding bars, we’ve got plenty of twists to test out, plus the classics you know and love. Looking for more Easter recipes? Look at our full collection of Easter ideas from hard-boiled eggs to pretty cakes.
Cocoa Bunny Cookies
Decorate baked bunny-shaped chocolate sugar cookies with icing and, before they have set, sprinkle on shredded-coconut tails.
Lemon Cupcakes With Strawberry Frosting
The secret to these dainty fruit-forward cakes: Freeze-dried strawberries that add each of the fruit flavor, with no extra moisture.
These cute-as-can-be cupcakes are decorated with totally edible decor.
Chocolate Picture Frame Cookies
Decorate baked chocolate sugar cookie rectangles with icing, and then attach candy-coated sunflower seeds.
Coconut Cream Pie
Coconut cream pie is the stuff that dreams are made of: Crispy, flaky pie crust filled with thick, creamy coconut custard and topped with mounds of homemade whipped cream. Yes, please!
Spring Garden Cookies
Make one batch basic sugar cookies and one batch royal icing. You’ll require a rectangular cookie cutter, green and pink natural food coloring, powder food coloring, or gel paste food coloring, and small round piping tips.
- Prepare cookies per recipe instructions.
- While cooling, prepare royal icing. Transfer half to bowl and thin slightly with water, then transfer to piping bag. Divide remaining icing between two bowls and tint it light green and pink; transfer to piping bags fitted with small round tips.
- Using white icing, outline and complete the cookies; let set. Once set, with colored icing, pipe stems and flowers on each cookie and let set.
Carrot Sheet Cake
This springtime classic, filled with carrots and honey and topped with a sweet and creamy frosting, is fit for a crowd.
Giant Easter Egg Cookie
Prepare and roll out sugar cookie dough and cut it in the condition of a major egg using our Easter egg template. Bake and cool as directed. Tint buttercream frosting blue and use to decorate the cooled cookie. To serve, top with flower and leaf cookies.
Hot Cross Buns
These sticky sweet pastries are classic Easter treat – and once as well as for all reason. Our recipe effortlessly combines winter spices with spring flavors (think an apricot jam glaze).
Blue Flower Cupcakes
Skip a fresh bouquet, and opt for these edible spring flower cupcakes. Everyone will love these beautiful blooms.
DIY Creme Eggs
Have you ever tried causeing this to be Easter-favorite treat at home? It’s easier than you think!
You’d never guess that the secret ingredient in these chocolate desserts is chowmein noodles (yes, seriously).
Nest Egg Cupcakes
Topped with chocolate eggs and toasted coconut, these Easter cupcakes are almost too cute to take.
Sea-Salted Nut Butter Cups
No one will be sad to find these in their Easter basket.
Lemon Pudding Cake
Balance the tang of this custard cake with a light layer of powdered sugar.
Easter Vanilla Sugar Cookies
Can’t decide between bunny, chick, sheep, or pig-shaped treats? Make ’em all for a dessert table packed with spring’s finest!
Donut Hole Sheep
These little guys aren’t too baaaad to make: Concentrate on a pack of powdered-donut holes and a bag of white Jordan almonds. Draw faces on the almonds with a food-safe marker, then use icing to “glue” on white-sprinkle ears and snowflake-sprinkle hair, also to add almond heads and halved-black-jelly-bean feet.