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Need some sweet inspiration for Easter? Well, I’ve got you covered! Here are my favorite Sweet Easter Recipes anyone can make. From fun food to carrot cake, cinnamon rolls and coconut, this list is delicious.

Four bunny cupcakes with easter nest cupcakes in the background

Fun Easter Themed Desserts

There’s nothing that says Easter Dessert more than something that looks like a bunny – or candy decorated with chocolate eggs. Or even pastel cake or rice krispie treats – these recipes all scream Easter – the kids love them.

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 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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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
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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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 Buttercream Candies
Skip the store-bought and make homemade Easter candy this year – Easter Egg Candy by Sally's Baking Addiction.
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Of course we’re going to love cookies for Easter – some of these are fun shaped cut out cookies and others are simple chocolate chip cookies decorated for the big holiday with pastel colors!

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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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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Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies
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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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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Chocolate Cut Out Cookies Recipe
These are cut out chocolate sugar cookies! They're perfect with vanilla cookie frosting – great for any holiday.
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valentines day themed heart shaped chocolate cookies
Lime Coconut Macaroons
Lime Coconut Macaroons are a simple twist on your favorite coconut macaroon recipe. These are easy to make, and even easier to eat!
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Lime Coconut Macaroons
slices of carrot cake loaf

Carrot Cake Desserts

If there is one dessert that screams Easter, it’s carrot cake. We love carrot cake all year – and in so many forms, like cookies, coffee cake, pie and bars! This is a classic flavor for spring and it’s a family favorite.

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 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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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 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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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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Carrot Cake Roll
Recipe adapted from my Mother-in-Law’s Pumpkin Roll.
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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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Carrot Cake Brownies Recipe
Fudgy brownies filled with the flavors of carrot cake topped with a cream cheese drizzle.
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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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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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Carrot Cake Cupcakes
Carrot cake cupcakes with cream cheese frosting always get rave reviews! This recipe has a secret ingredient – you don’t have to shred carrots!
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Carrot Cake Cupcakes
yellow cupcakes with white frosting topped with coconut.

Coconut Desserts

If you love coconut you’re in the right place in spring – it’s a classic Easter flavor. Whether you’re making coconut pie or topping cupcakes with coconut to make a birds nest, this is such a fun flavor.

Easy Triple Coconut Cupcakes Recipe
Easy Triple Coconut Cupcakes start with a cake mix but don’t taste like it! Coconut cake, a coconut filling, and a rich coconut frosting make this the perfect coconut cupcake recipe.
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Coconut Cheesecake No Bake Dessert
Coconut Cheesecake No Bake Dessert is an easy no bake recipe filled with coconut cheesecake and a shortbread crust! It’s heavenly!
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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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Coconut Macaroon Cookies Recipe
These are the BEST Coconut Macaroons! Bakery-style, perfect, and dipped in chocolate! They are egg-free, soft, chewy, and FULL of coconut. Omitting the eggs from these Coconut Macaroons makes them more dense and the perfect bakery style cookie!
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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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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 Carrot Bundt Cake Recipe
Coconut Carrot Cake – this easy carrot cake recipe is full of coconut with a cream cheese frosting. The perfect cake for spring, Easter, or any occasion! It’s an easy recipe that starts with a cake mix but you’d never know it.
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Coconut carrot cake on mint green cake stand
Coconut Chess Pie Recipe
This easy Coconut Chess Pie is a baked custard buttermilk pie full of coconut! It tastes like a  creamy macaroon pie!
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coconut chess pie
Coconut Sugar Cookie Bars
Just like your favorite sugar cookie bars – but full of coconut flavor! Coconut oil, coconut extract, and coconut mix to make some super sweet sugar cookie bars!
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White Chocolate Coconut Easter Cake
This white chocolate coconut Easter cake is a real showstopper! Every bite is delicious. It’s a great way to add some flare to your holiday!
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White Chocolate Coconut Easter Cake
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Sweet Brunch Recipes

Easter is celebrated with brunch – most people make the big meal of the day full of lots of yummy treats and that includes breakfast food! Cinnamon rolls, coffee cake and so many other favorite sweet Easter recipes are perfect for the big holiday.

Quick Cinnamon Rolls {small batch}
Cinnamon rolls in one hour, yes it can be done! And this recipe makes a perfect 6 rolls – great for when you need a small batch.
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Perfect Overnight Cinnamon Rolls Recipe
These are the perfect cinnamon rolls! Make them in the afternoon and bake them the next day for an easy special cinnamon roll breakfast!
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cinnamon rolls with icing on top.
Easy Monkey Bread
This Easy Monkey Bread Recipe is made with cinnamon rolls instead of biscuits. It's a semi-homemade recipe that can be made with or without a bundt pan – it's the best breakfast or brunch recipe!
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Monkey bread loaf
Easy Sticky Buns
This easy sticky bun recipe has just 5 ingredients and is done in about 30 minutes. Carmel Pecan rolls with cinnamon rolls are the perfect brunch!
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Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe
This Streusel Coffee Cake is the best coffee cake recipe with a cinnamon filling, delicious streusel topping, and the cake has the softest and most tender crumb.
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Blueberry Lemon Monkey Bread
Your favorite brunch recipe: Blueberry Lemon Monkey Bread! Turn biscuits into an easy breakfast recipe with fresh blueberries and lemon!
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Lemon Blueberry Sweet Rolls Recipe
I used my favorite cinnamon roll recipe and turned it into a lemon sweet roll with blueberries! This is the perfect recipe to use up your lemon stash and it’ll make the cold morning feel like spring!
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Easter Bread
This Easter Bread has such a beautiful presentation. It is a sweetened, eggy yeast-based bread with a hint of citrusy orange flavor.
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Easter Bread
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Savory Brunch Recipes

I know this is a list of Easter desserts but let’s throw in a few savory brunch recipes too! These egg dishes are some of our favorite Easter recipes and we make them every single year for all the big holidays.

Spinach Crustless Quiche
Easy Crustless Quiche with spinach and caramelized onions is the perfect brunch recipe.
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Cheesy Egg Casserole
Buttery Cheesy Egg Casserole – this recipe is the perfect baked egg recipe for brunch! It’s full of cheese and spices and everyone loves it.
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Cheesy Egg Casserole
Sausage Egg Casserole Recipe
This Cheesy Sausage Egg Casserole is the perfect brunch or breakfast recipe! Eggs and sausage and cheese all baked up in a pan, everyone loves this recipe!
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Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole Recipe
This easy cheesy egg Hash Brown Casserole is a NO FAIL egg casserole with sausage perfect for brunch!
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 Which Easter recipes will you make first?

50+ Sweet Easter Recipes – brunch, breakfast, carrot cake, coconut recipes, cinnamon rolls and so many more easy Easter Ideas!

Last Updated on March 20, 2023

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  1. I remember returning home on Christmas Eve and trying to rustle up Christmas dinner at the grocery store at closing time! Not the best plan! LOVE all your Easter sweets…so many lovelies to try!