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Fun Easter Desserts – Still looking for the perfect cute dessert for an Easter celebration? Look no further! These are my favorite Easter desserts, perfect for a class party or any Easter celebration – from fun to fancy, there’s a bit of everything on this list.

Fun Easter Desserts

My favorite holiday dessert ideas are FUN and cute ones! Things with colorful M&Ms, birds’ nests, egg shapes and things like that. These are some of the tried and true recipes you’ll find on my website that I make almost every year for Easter brunch.

Easter Cookies
Make Easter M&M Cookies for spring! This is the best pudding cookie recipe filled with Easter M&Ms and pastel sprinkles. They’re the perfect Easter treat!
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Easter Cookie Bars Recipe
Easter Cookie Bars are the best Easter blondies with M&Ms and sprinkles – these are the perfect easy holiday recipe.
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stack of 3 cookie bars with m&ms around.
Easter Birds Nest Cookies
Easter Birds Nest Cookies are SO easy to make with just 3 ingredients – these are fun for the kids and delicious too. Use any kind of candy eggs for the top!
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Easter nest cookies on a cute green plate
Easter Dirt Cups Recipe
These Easter Dirt Cups are such a fun and sweet way to celebrate spring and the Easter season! You only need six ingredients to make them and will be a hit with all the kids!
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Easter dirt cups topped with chocolate covered strawberries
Easter Cupcakes Recipe
Learn how to decorate Easter cupcakes two different ways! Make adorable Bunny Cupcakes or cute Easter Egg cupcakes, or make them both!
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Easter nest and bunny cupcakes
Easter Rice Kripsie Treats Recipe
If you’re looking for a super easy dessert bar for your Easter celebration, these Easter Rice Krispie Treats are it! They are a fun spin on the traditional dessert.
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Three Easter rice krispie treats stacked on eachother with more chocolate egg candies around them
Easter Candy Bark Recipe
Easter Candy Bark is truly the easiest, most festive spring treat. It only takes minutes to make and a perfect recipe to try with kids!
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Close up shot of easter candy bark pieces
Easter Buttercream Board
The best Easter dip made from buttercream. So many amazing side treats can be dipped in the buttercream so everyone will love.
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bunny shaped out of frosting and surrounded by jelly beans, marshmallows and oreos.
Sugar Cookie Cake Recipe
Easter Sugar Cookie Cake – this easy sugar cookie recipe is filled with spring M&Ms and sprinkles and baked in a cake pan. Make an easy frosting and you have the perfect spring cookie cake!
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slice of cookie cake on parchment
Bunny Cookies Recipe
These are the cutest Bunny Cookies! They are an adorable treat that’s perfect for Easter or other springtime events!
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Overhead shot of three decorated bunny cookies on a white serving plate
Pastel Tie Dye Cake Recipe
Learn how to make a tie dye Easter Cake! This easy cake recipe starts with a cake mix but no one will know it.
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slice of tie dye easter cake on spatula
Cadbury Egg Cookies Recipe
Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies – this easy chocolate chip cookie recipe is filled with Cadbury Mini Eggs. It’s the perfect Easter dessert recipe!
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Stack of cadbury egg cookies with cadbury candies around it

Carrot Cake Desserts

Carrot Cake is the ultimate easter dessert – with cream cheese frosting of course (or buttercream frosting if you prefer). From cake to cupcakes and everything you can imagine – I have carrot cake ideas for days!

The BEST Carrot Cake Recipe
Naked Carrot Cake with Pecan Cream Cheese Icing – this easy cake recipe is the BEST carrot cake ever! Plus the frosting is to die for.
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carrot cake layered with white frosting and decorated with pecans on a white plate.
The BEST Carrot Cake Loaf
This is the BEST Carrot Cake Loaf Cake you’ll ever make. It’s soft and FULL of carrot cake flavor with a delicious cream cheese frosting!
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slices of carrot cake loaf
The BEST Carrot Cake Loaf
This is the BEST Carrot Cake Loaf Cake you’ll ever make. It’s soft and FULL of carrot cake flavor with a delicious cream cheese frosting!
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slices of carrot cake loaf
Carrot Cake Ice Cream Cake
My favorite carrot cake recipe with a cream cheese ice cream layer and topped with cream cheese whipped topping! The perfect cake for spring!
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carrot cake covered in white frosting and cinnamon.
Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls Recipe
Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls start with the best cinnamon roll dough and are filled with a carrot cake brown sugar filing. These are soft and perfect with cream cheese frosting.
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overhead shot of pan of unfrosted cinnamon rolls
Carrot Cake Cookies Recipe
These Carrot Cake Cookies are soft, tender, loaded with shredded carrots, and topped with a fantastic cream cheese frosting. They taste just like carrot cake!
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Carrot cake cookies on metal cooling rack, some with frosting on top
Carrot Cake Pie
Two desserts in one! Carrot Cake Pie combines a pie crust with the flavors of carrot cake in blondie form. Perfect with the cream cheese whipped cream.
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slice of carrot cake pie with whipped cream on white plate and fork
Carrot Cake Blondies Recipe
Carrot Cake Blondies are made with shredded carrots,cinnamon spice and topped with a luscious cream cheese frosting – which I think is the best part!
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Stack of two carrot cake blondies on parchment paper
Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cupcakes Recipe
Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cupcakes are an easy way of combining carrot cake and cheesecake! This easy cupcake recipe is the original cheesecake cupcake and is topped with a cream cheese frosting.
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cupcakes with tan frosting on a cutting board.
Carrot Coffee Cake Recipe
This Carrot Cake Coffee Cake is our absolute favorite coffee cake. A traditional crumb coffee cake is mixed with the flavors of carrot cake for a delicious twist on brunch.
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Slice of carrot cake coffee cake
Carrot Cake Brownies Recipe
Fudgy brownies filled with the flavors of carrot cake topped with a cream cheese drizzle.
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Close up shot of carrot cake brownies cut into squares with a cream cheese glaze

Coconut Desserts

I don’t know why coconut is so popular in spring – we love it all year long! From no bake pies to cookies or cupcakes, these recipes are some of my favorites.

Easy No Bake Coconut Cream Pie Recipe
No Bake Coconut Cream Pie – this EASY no bake pie recipe is full of coconut pudding, fresh whipped cream, and a Golden Oreo crust! This pie goes down so easy!
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Simple coconut cream pie
Coconut Banana Cream Pie Recipe
A from scratch pudding pie filled with coconut vanilla pudding, bananas, and coconut whipped cream! It’s the marriage of two amazing pies: coconut cream and banana cream pie!
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one triangle slice of banana cream pie topped with shredded coconut on a white plate.
Coconut Chocolate Pudding Pie
This Coconut Chocolate Pie is inspired by my favorite candy bar – an Almond Joy! It’s a homemade pudding pie with a chocolate cookie crust that’s so cool, creamy and decadent everyone will fight over the last piece! The pie filling is made with homemade coconut and chocolate pudding that takes less than ten minutes to make – plus you can make and assemble the pie ahead so it’s ready to slice and serve later!
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sliced pie with whipped cream and coconut on top.
Coconut Cookies
Coconut Cookies have a classic cookie base, but is baked with sweet coconut! This chewy cookie is a must try!
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stacked coconut cookies on a navy blue plate with sprinkles coconut around the cookies.
Coconut Cream Truffles
These are the perfect coconut truffle: a creamy center filled with coconut flavor and shredded coconut, all surrounded by chocolate. When you can’t find your favorite coconut cream candies at the store, these are the perfect stand-in.
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truffles covered in chocolate in a white bowl.
Coconut Pound Cake
Homemade Coconut Pound Cake is an easy loaf cake full of triple the coconut flavor! It’s soft and sweet and the perfect pound cake for coconut lovers.
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sliced coconut pound cake
Easy Coconut Cupcakes Recipe
Coconut Cupcakes from scratch with an easy fluffy coconut frosting – this is the best cupcake ever.
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cupcakes with buttercream frosting and coconut shredded on top.

Other Favorite Spring Desserts

But why stop at the regular “traditional” flavors for easter dessert ideas? Here are some of my favorite flavors of spring that would go perfect on an Easter dessert table, from fresh strawberries to citrus flavors and more!

Lemon Cake Recipe
This is the perfect lemon sheet cake with tons of lemon flavor and a lemon buttercream.
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lemon cake with white frosting and a lemon slice on top.
Strawberry Shortcake Cake Recipe
Strawberry Shortcake Layer Cake is a fun cake for strawberry season, made with yellow cake, strawberry filling and whipped cream frosting! I’m not a great cake decorator but this was easy to make!
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cake with slice missing showing yellow cake and pink filling inside on mint cake plate
Banana Pudding Dream Dessert
No Bake Banana Pudding Dream Dessert – this easy dessert lasagna recipe is made with BANANA pudding! It’s layered with no bake cheesecake and a Golden Oreo Crust!
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Slice of No Bake Banana Pudding Dream Dessert on a dark blue plate with the rest of the cake in a glass dish in the background
Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe
Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a classic cake recipe that is so soft and moist with a caramelized pineapple topping with maraschino cherries!
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Overhead shot of pineapple upside down cake on a white rustic plate
Best Blueberry Muffins Recipe
Starbucks Copycat Blueberry Muffins – this EASY blueberry muffin recipe is better than Starbucks and has a delicious streusel on top! EVERYONE loved these!
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A bunch of Starbucks Copycat Blueberry Muffins
Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Donuts
Peanut Butter Baked Donuts topped with a rich chocolate ganache glaze are easy to make and the best breakfast treat. You won’t miss the fried ones once you try this recipe!
Stack of two peanut butter baked donuts with chocolate icing and sprinkles

White of these bites will you make first? Easter is such a fun food holiday – I hope it’s delicious for you.



Dorothy Kern

Welcome to Crazy for Crust, where I share recipes that are sometimes crazy, often with a crust, and always served with a slice of life.

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24 Comments

  1. Yum!!! What a fabulous collection, Dorothy & Carrie! Thank you so much for including my White Chocolate Birthday {or Easter} Cake along with all these beautiful treats. 🙂
    Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground

  2. Oh man looking at this list at 7am doesn’t stop me from wanting every single dessert times 2. Great list!!

  3. So much cuteness!! If I wasn’t already exciting about pastel sweets and Easter egg hunts, this definitely did the trick. 🙂