Easter Candy Recipes

Find the perfect treat for Easter including peanut butter Easter eggs, homemade marshmallow chicks, and jelly bean bark.

Staff Picks

Jelly Bean Nests

Rating: Unrated
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Crunchy Chinese noodles and melted marshmallows make the cutest little nests for your jelly beans. Great as place markers at Easter dinner.
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Instant Chocolate Covered Bunnies (On a Stick)

Rating: Unrated
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Yummy after school/work snack for all chocolate lovers.
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Candy Strawberries

Rating: Unrated
38
Perfect addition for cookie trays for parties!

Angel Food Candy

Rating: Unrated
99
Sugar and dark corn syrup are cooked with vinegar and tempered with baking soda to make a crunchy candy that gets covered in a chocolate coating.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Rating: Unrated
301
A simple but decadent confection that quells the urge to dip your chocolate bar in the peanut butter.

Hard Candy

Rating: Unrated
150
An easy recipe for hard candy. The hardest part is waiting for the sugar to reach the proper temperature. Be patient and use a candy thermometer for perfect candy. This recipe can easily be adjusted by using different flavored extracts and food colorings.

Brown Sugar Candy

Rating: Unrated
26
This recipe is from my mother. This is only one of the many candy recipes she makes at Christmas and gives away to friends.

Rocky Road Candies

Rating: Unrated
103
It couldn't be easier to make this treat. Just melt chocolate chips and stir in peanuts and marshmallows.

Emily's Famous Marshmallows

Rating: Unrated
147
These marshmallows are the real thing. Husbands love 'em, kids love 'em, picky eaters scramble for 'em. Better than store bought! Taste great in hot cocoa.

Basic Truffles

Rating: Unrated
101
This is a basic truffle filling to which you can add your own flavorings or extracts. You may use this to fill the chocolate shells you make using candy molds or roll into balls then into powdered sugar, cocoa, sprinkles or other toppings

Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

Rating: Unrated
299
My Mom made these chocolate-dipped peanut butter eggs for many years. She would put our names on them in frosting and decorate with bunnies and flowers. They bring back wonderful memories.
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Coconut Candies

Rating: Unrated
25
Chewy coconut candies are made with just milk, sugar, coconut and vanilla.

Inspiration and Ideas

Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

"I doubled the recipe and got about 36 eggs. I used a deviled egg tray to get the shape, and froze them before coating with chocolate. Excellent recipe!" – Jen

Jellybean Bark

"This is a great Easter treat, and very easy to make." – JEWELJETT

Almond Buttercrunch Candy I

Rating: Unrated
44

This recipe has been in our family for years, and it is our favorite. It is delicious and addicting. Get ready to go on a diet after the holidays!