Best 17 Tasty And Easy-to-make Easter Dessert Recipes

Every winter there is this deary, stagnant time at the end of the winter, Christmas is over, but winter is still dragging on. I get restless for sunny days and the sound of birds. The light at the end of that cold, snowy tunnel is Easter and Easter dinner. Gathering around the table with family to enjoy the ham, the asparagus, the fresh rolls. Yum. But what is Easter dinner without some Easter dessert, the cherry on top of a great meal? Christmas desserts tend to be heavier dishes, filled with chocolates, puddings, and nuts, hearty foods for the coldest time of the year. Easter desserts are a celebration of springtime with fluffy cheesecakes, brightly colored cookies, and fresh fruit. Here are 17 festive and fun recipes to brighten up your Easter table.

1.  Peeps Garden Cake

Moist chocolate cake topped with cute Peeps bunnies and Oreo “dirt” in a fun little garden. This one is sure to be a hit with kids.

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2. Strawberry-Lemon Cheesecake

Tangy lemon cheesecake with a sweet, strawberry crust. Delicious and just so pretty.

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3. Funfetti Cookies

This colorful recipe takes Funfetti cake mix and tuns it into delicious cookies. Add some spring-colored M&M’s and they look like Easter on a plate.

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4.Coconut Macaroon Nests

Bite-sized macaroon nests made in a mini-muffin pan and topped with egg-shaped candies. You can use chocolate eggs, jelly beans, malted milk eggs, or any other candy that strikes your fancy.

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5.Strawberry Carrots

Chocolate covered strawberries are always a hit, and for good reason. These adorable “carrots” will look great on any Easter table.

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6.Flower Pretzel Bites

Pretty little flowers made from salty pretzels and chocolate, and just the right size for snacking.

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7.Bunny Cut-Up Cake

This recipe takes two 8″inch cakes and turns them into one festive bunny.

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8.Birds Nest Cheesecake Bites

Miniature Oreo cheesecakes baked in a muffin tin and topped with shaved chocolate and candy eggs. These are so tasty you’ll want to eat a dozen of them.

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9.Easter Egg Fruit Pizza

Start with a simple sugar cookie shaped into a large egg, then cover in a strawberry creamcheese frosting and top with a design of berries to look like an Easter egg. Sweet, fresh and beautiful.

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10.No Bake Easter Egg Cheesecake

Buttery, crumbly crust topped with a fluffy, creamy, no-bake cheesecake that has bits of chocolate eggs mixed in and then topped with the rest of the candied eggs. This cake looks so elegant and is so easy to make.

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11.Easter Egg Sugar Cookies

I feel like sugar cookies are never a bad idea. Decorating them is fun for the whole family, and the best part is you get to eat them when you are done.

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12.Stained Glass Cross Cookie

A simple sugar cookie with a beautiful cut out of melted hard candy “glass”. These would also look lovely when done in an egg or flower shape.

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13.Peeps Dirt Cups

Little cups of layered chocolate pudding and crushed Oreos, topped with Peeps bunnies, edible grass and candy eggs.

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17.Lemon Flower Tarts

Miniature flower shaped tarts filled with a sweet and tangy lemon jam. If lemon isn’t your thing these could easily be made with blueberry, cherry, or really any flavor of filling.

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