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: 4.5 stars 98
Crunchy Chinese noodles and melted marshmallows make the cutest little nests for your jelly beans. Great as place markers at Easter dinner.

Instant Chocolate Covered Bunnies (On a Stick)

Rating: 5 stars 21
Yummy after school/work snack for all chocolate lovers.

Candy Strawberries

Rating: 4.5 stars 41
Perfect addition for cookie trays for parties!

Angel Food Candy

Rating: 4.5 stars 119
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.

12 Leftover Easter Candy Recipes

Use your leftover Easter candy — such as M&M's, Robin Eggs, Cadbury Creme Eggs, and jelly beans — to make these fabulous springtime treats.
By Corey Williams

Hard Candy

Rating: 4.5 stars 193
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: 4.5 stars 33
This recipe is from my mother. This is only one of the many candy recipes she makes at Christmas and gives away to friends.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Rating: 4.5 stars 387
A simple but decadent confection that quells the urge to dip your chocolate bar in the peanut butter.

Rocky Road Candies

Rating: 4.5 stars 129
It couldn't be easier to make this treat. Just melt chocolate chips and stir in peanuts and marshmallows.
By sal

Basic Truffles

Rating: 4.5 stars 128
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

Coconut Candies

Rating: 3.5 stars 29
Chewy coconut candies are made with just milk, sugar, coconut and vanilla.
By sal

Easter Bird's Nests

Rating: 4.5 stars 51
Such a cute edible decoration!

Inspiration and Ideas

Peanut Butter Easter Eggs
Rating: Unrated 373
"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
Rating: Unrated 72
"This is a great Easter treat, and very easy to make." – JEWELJETT
Chocolate Covered Easter Eggs
Rating: 4.5 stars 107

This is a great recipe that you can add different ingredients to that will make 4 different kind of eggs...all yummy. I always get tons of compliments when I make these.