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Easter is almost here and to get you into the holiday spirit we’re sharing fun Easter snacks that your kids will actually want to eat. We’ve made sure to include a range of sweet and savory ideas so that every bunny in your house is satisfied! Follow along as we round up the top festive Easter snacks for kids.
Kids LOVE surprises. Even better when they are chocolate surprises hidden inside a classic kid-favorite treat like a Rice Krispies square. Or, in this case, rice Krispies EGG! So festive and fun.
http://ithappensinablink.com/rice-krispies-easter-egg-treats/#_a5y_p=3488018 PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: IT HAPPENS IN A BLINK
With only a few ingredients, you can make these in 20 minutes or less and get points for both creativity and deliciousness. Use them to top brownies, cake, cupcakes – you name it!
These simple and easy pretzel chocolate bunny ears and carrot toppers take that store-bought dessert to the next level with next to no effort.
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/simple-easy-chocolate-pretzel-bunny-ears-carrots-cupcake-toppers/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
Kids may raise a brow at a traditional cheeseball but once they see this giant cheese-covered carrot snack on the table you can bet they’ll come running! This blogger shares step-by-step instructions on how to make the cheeseball including the festive carrot shape.
The cheeseball is full of savory flavors from bacon, ranch seasoning, sharp cheddar cheese and more. Once the cheeseball is ready, simply serve with crackers of your choice.
https://www.number-2-pencil.com/easter-appetizer-carrot-shaped-cheese-ball/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: NO. 2 PENCIL
Chocolately, chewy, coconutty! These easy to make macaroons are topped with jelly beans to make cute little egg nests for all your baby birdies.
Macaroons are so delicious and are versatile enough to be served at just about any holiday supper for dessert. The nests are the perfect fit for Easter.
http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/chocolate-macaroon-nests-143700.aspx PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: KRAFT RECIPES
PEEPS are one of the most iconic treats to enjoy at Easter. After all, it’s hard to resist those adorable shapes and fun colors! This delicious snack comes together in just 15 minutes and requires 5 simple ingredients.
The dirt cups combine layers of chocolate pudding and crushed Oreos with candy grass and PEEPS Marshmallow Bunnies to create one creative bite! Your kids are bound to request this Easter snack every year!
https://www.mommysfabulousfinds.com/easter-bunny-dirt-cups/ Source: Mommy’s Fabulous Finds
This is another great snack idea that utilizes PEEPS Marshmallows. The chicks look like they’re swimming in water but it’s simply blue jello and blue-colored cool whip!
This recipe requires just 6 simple ingredients, however, be sure to make these ahead of time as the jello will need a few hours to set.
https://thefirstyearblog.com/swimming-peeps-jello-cups/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest&utm_campaign=tailwind_tribes&utm_content=tribes&utm_term=627448510_24038736_140378 PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE FIRST YEAR
This triple-decker brownie is everything your kids will go crazy for. Decadent chewy brownies, topped with a layer of marshmallows and chocolate eggs and finished off with a chocolate drizzle. Each bite is perfect.
The colorful chocolate eggs and marshmallows definitely make this recipe Easter-ready with the bright colors and light, fluffy marshmallows!
http://www.thebakingchocolatess.com/mm-easter-egg-marshmallow-fudge-brownies/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE BAKING CHOCOLATES
Want to encourage your kids to eat a little healthier this Easter? Serve them these adorable bunny tangerines and they’ll gobble them up!
This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to assemble the bunnies so you can have these festive treats ready to eat in no time! Looking for more healthy ideas? Check out these healthy and fun Easter snacks for kids.
https://lovelyindeed.com/sweet-healthy-easter-bunny-snacks/ PHOTO AND TUTORIAL HERE: LOVELY INDEED
Only five ingredients and a few simple steps, you can make these truffles created with birthday cake Oreos (or the original if you prefer!) and kids can decorate the truffles into customized Easter egg creations!
This recipe is ideal for toddlers who love to grab things they aren’t supposed to such as real decorated eggs. At least with these ones, they are okay to eat!
https://www.popsugar.com/food/Easter-Egg-Oreo-Truffles-40562100 PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: POPSUGAR
Let your imagination run wild with this Easter Cookie Cutter Set. The set includes fun shapes for Easter from an egg to a bunny and more.
Cookie cutters can be used for the obvious, cookies but they can also be used to cut soft fruits and veggies, sandwiches, cheese and so much more!
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https://amzn.to/2vvE49Y Source: Amazon
Sugar cookie dough rolled in colored sugar, then pressed into a mini muffin tin before baking creates the base of these tiny Easter baskets that kids will love biting into!
Top off with some of your kids’ favorite Easter candies, whether that is jelly beans, mini eggs or creme eggs!
http://www.ohnuts.com/blog/easter-basket-cookies/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: OH NUTS
These are much easier than they look, with a basic cupcake, and frosting – the eyes, beak, and feet are all made with set chocolate designs you can make ahead of time, and kids can help decorate (or let’s face it, just eat).
http://thesimple-sweetlife.com/2015/03/15/easter-chick-cupcakes/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE SIMPLE SWEET LIFE
Your favorite Jolly Rancher flavors can now be enjoyed in lollipop form! This blogger shares how you can make your own homemade lollipops by simply melting Jolly Ranchers in the oven. Keep in mind, in addition to the Jolly Rancher’s, you’ll also need lollipop sticks and parchment paper.
This recipe yields 10 lollipops and they come together in about 5 minutes. Your kids will love this colorful snack and the layers of different flavors!
https://www.craftymorning.com/easter-egg-jolly-rancher-suckers/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: CRAFTY MORNING
A recipe that they can get hands-on with, in mixing and drizzling and tossing in Easter M&M’s, you can’t go wrong, because they’re supposed to be a little messy!
This is a great classroom snack too if you wrap up individual servings into plastic bags for classmates!
http://cookingwithcurls.com/2017/03/15/springtime-chocolate-covered-popcorn/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: COOKING WITH CURLS
These little edible daisies almost look too pretty to eat but how can you resist pretzels and chocolate! All you need to whip this snack into shape are pretzel snaps, white chocolate melted wafers and pastel-colored Easter M&M’s. Although it’s worth noting, this idea would work with any M&M’s of your choice!
The edible flowers come together in under 10 minutes and only require 15 minutes in the fridge to set. This means from start to finish you and your little bunnies can dig into this snack in less than 30 minutes!
https://sarahsbakestudio.com/daisy-pretzel-bites/ Source: Sarah’s Bake Studio
Take store-bought blah to home-made wowzah with these Twinkie Bunny Pops that kids will go crazy for! If you need a quick recipe to throw together for Easter, this is your new favorite recipe.
Get your kids to help add faces to these twinkies – and let them get creative with funny bunny faces as well!
https://www.skiptomylou.org/twinkie-bunny-pops/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SKIP TO MY LOU
Kids love Oreo cookies so they’re definitely going to enjoy these fun Easter Bunny Oreo Pops! You only need a few ingredients from Oreo cookies, candy melts, and a few candies!
This two-step recipe recommends that you dip the Oreos in the melted wafers and allow them to harden in the fridge before decorating. Then you can let your imagination run wild and decorate these festive snacks however you like!
https://www.itsalwaysautumn.com/easy-easter-bunny-chick-oreo-pops.html#_a5y_p=5126126 PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: IT’S ALWAYS AUTUMN
If you’re looking for a fun snack for your little ones during the Easter season, make up a big batch of this Chex mix.
If you’re driving to Easter supper and they’re complaining they’re hungry, they will go bananas over this sweet treat the Easter bunny made just for them.
https://wishesndishes.com/easter-bunny-tail-chex-mix/?m PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: WISHES N DISHES
This is another excellent idea if you are really pinched for time or you don’t enjoy baking. These bunny pudding cups come to life with a free printable provided by this blogger!
Simply download the printables and then cut and glue the shapes onto the pudding cups. It’s so easy you could even turn this into a craft for your kids!
https://lilluna.com/bunny-pudding-cup-prints/ PHOTOS AND TUTORIAL HERE: LIL’ LUNA
What is better than a chocolate chip cookie? Not much! But today we have a new way to make your chocolate chip cookies Easter-ready.
Instead of using chocolate chips, try using mini eggs for a colorful, season-appropriate twist on a dessert favorite that is sure to put a smile on any child’s face.
http://onelittleproject.com/mini-egg-cookies/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: ONE LITTLE PROJECT
Chocolate dipped strawberries are often enjoyed around Valentine’s Day but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them during other holidays too! This blogger shares how you can combine a strawberry with orange candy melts to create the most adorable sweet-flavored carrots.
If you want to get extra creative you can make a dirt pudding and garnish the cup with the carrot strawberries. However you decide to enjoy them, your kids will surely love it.
https://lilluna.com/carrot-chocolate-covered-strawberries/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LIL’ LUNA
Are you in a hurry and need a quick, sweet snack for the car? This Easter fudge looks like it was made by the Easter bunny himself!
The best part about this delicious, indulgent recipe is that it only requires five ingredients, making it easy to whip up in a matter of minutes.
http://kitchencents.com/easy-4-ingredient-easter-fudge/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: KITCHEN CENTS
Bunny cheesecake strawberries is an easy no-bake recipe that you have got to try! Made from 5 simple ingredients and just 10 minutes of your time, you’ll have this sweet treat ready to enjoy in no time!
Simply fill the inside of the strawberries with a sweet cheesecake filling and top with a bunny graham cracker!
https://www.livinglocurto.com/bunny-cheesecake-stuffed-strawberries/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LIVING LOCURTO
Easter isn’t complete without some good old Rice Krispie treats and Mini Eggs! If the adults are enjoying a lovely, gourmet dessert at Easter supper, make something delicious for the kids!
This nest is the perfect dessert for your little ones to enjoy both as an Easter snack and as an Easter dessert.
https://amandascookin.com/rice-krispie-nests/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: AMANDA’S COOKIN
This idea transforms an ordinary juice box into a festive treat for the kids — they’ll love sipping on their Easter Bunny drinks!
To make this even easier, this blogger shares a free bunny printable with you. This means you’ll merely have to print out the bunnies and then cut and paste onto the drinking box. And don’t forget the cottontail!
https://earlylearningideas.com/bunny-juice-box-wrap/ PHOTOS AND TUTORIAL HERE: EARLY LEARNING IDEAS
Sweeten up your family’s Easter with these completely and totally ADORABLE bunny cookies. They’re not only cute but are simply irresistible.
When you bite into the egg, the flavor goes from tasting like a regular sugar cookie to a sugar cookie with the perfect splash of Easter flavor!
https://www.funlovingfamilies.com/easter-bunny-cookies/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FUN LOVING FAMILIES
Forget traditional brownies, because these festive carrot-shaped blonde brownies are here to steal the spotlight!
The brownies are made from scratch but rest assured they’re still quite easy to make. To make the brownies come to life, simply cut them into pie-shaped slices and then decorate them with green frosting!
https://kidfriendlythingstodo.com/carrot-shaped-blonde-brownies-a-fun-easter-treat-for-kids-kid-friendly-things-to-do/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: KID FRIENDLY THINGS TO DO
Sometimes you’ve had enough Easter sweets to last you another year. When this tragic event happens, opt for these equally adorable sandwiches that are cut into Easter-themed shapes with cookie cutters!
This is an easy, mess-free activity to do with your little ones when they want to help prepare for Easter!
https://cherishedbliss.com/easter-cucumber-sandwiches-2/ PHOTO AND RECIPE HERE: CHERISHED BLISS
We can always say “yes!” to making rainbow-inspired treats, especially after a long, dark winter. Celebrate the origins of Easter with this fantastic cross cookie!
While it is a cookie, it also can be considered an edible craft if you’re looking for a fun activity to entertain the kids with before Easter dinner.
http://www.downredbuddrive.com/stained-glass-cross-cookies/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: DOWN RED BUD DRIVE
A healthy option for a sweet Easter treat is this Easter Egg fruit pizza! Make sure your berries are sweet and fresh because berries can be a little sour around this time of year.
Have your children help pick what type of pattern to create on the Easter pizza so they have something to show off and be proud of at the next Easter gathering.
https://www.persnicketyplates.com/easter-egg-fruit-pizza/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: PERSNICKETY PLATES
These cookies are fantastic for toddlers because they start out looking like one type of cookie, but come out “transformed” into a new shape!
Top off with some sweet little pink paw pads and you will definitely have the cutest Easter dessert at your Easter brunch!
http://savingcentbycent.com/2017/04/12/bunny-paw-print-cookies/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SAVING CENT BY CENT
We could not get enough of these cinnamon roll twists when it came to Easter snacks! The best part is the dollop of cream for the bunny tail — too cute!
You can also serve these as an Easter morning snack, or have them out to eat in the evening with dessert.
https://www.itsalwaysautumn.com/cinnamon-sugar-bunnies-fun-easy-easter-treat.html PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: IT’S ALWAYS AUTUMN
If you’re a big party planner, making party favors isn’t a hassle, it’s actually fun! Get your family to make some delicious popcorn and scoop them into bags to create giant carrot goodie bags.
Finish with a green pipe cleaner for the carrot greenery. You can also use a permanent marker and have these waiting on your guest’s plates at Easter dinner with their names written on them.
https://kitchenfunwithmy3sons.com/popcorn-carrot-treat-bags-easter-snack-for-kids/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: KITCHEN FUN WITH MY 3 SONS
Have you ever seen a breathtakingly beautiful cake, taken a bite, only to realize that it is made purely out of disgusting fondant? It’s a very disappointing experience.
These Oreo truffle eggs are the complete opposite. They are gorgeous to look at and taste even better than they look. Thank goodness for some fondant free treats!
https://www.gimmesomeoven.com/easter-egg-oreo-truffles/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: GIMME SOME OVEN
Who needs traditional trail mix when your little bunnies can reach into a bowl of this festive Easter Bunny Tail Trail Mix. You’ll also love that this is a no-bake recipe which means it requires little time and prep!
This snack features loads of exciting ingredients from graham bunnies to mini marshmallows, yogurt covered raisins and Easter colored M&M’s. This snack is so easy to put together you could even assign your kids to make it themselves — they’ll surely love playing chef in the kitchen.
https://www.mynameissnickerdoodle.com/bunny-tail-trail-mix/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: MY NAME IS SNICKERDOODLE