St. Patrick’s Day is over and Easter is just around the corner. There’s no better time than now to start planning your cool and unique snacks and treats for your kids this holiday season.

Forkly is starting our Easter countdown today with 12 fun and delicious snack ideas for kids. From Easter-inspired Rice Krispies treats to adorable chick cupcakes, there’s no shortage of unique recipes to try with your kids this season.

So without further adieu, here are our Top 12 Fun and Cool Easter Snack Ideas for Kids:

1. Rice Krispies Hidden Surprise Easter Egg Treats

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.

2. Macaroon Easter Egg Nests

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.

3. Spring Celebration Brownies

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!

4. Easter Egg Oreo Truffles

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!


5. Easy-to-Make Spring Baskets

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!

6. Easter Chick Cupcakes

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).

7. Springtime Chocolate Covered Popcorn

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!

8. Twinkie Bunny Pops

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!


9. Easter Bunny Tail Chex Mix

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.

10. Mini Egg Cookies

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.

11. Easter Fudge

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.

12. Rice Krispie Nests

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.


13. Easter Bunny Cookies

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!

14. Easter Cucumber Sandwich

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!

15. Stained Glass Cross Cookies

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.

16. Easter Egg Fruit Pizza

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.


17. Bunny Paws

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!

18. Cinnamon Sugar Easter Bunny

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.

19. Popcorn Carrot Treat Bags

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 market and have these waiting on your guests plates at Easter dinner with their names written on them.

20. Easter Egg Oreo Truffles

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!


21. Simple & Easy Chocolate Pretzel Bunny Ears and Carrot Cupcakes Toppers

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 storebought dessert to the next level with next to no effort.

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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