Last Minute Easter Treats

Easter is this Sunday, and that means kids, family, long distance relatives, and friend gatherings are bound to happen.

For some, Easter means delicious savory food and tasty bites. However, cooking a feast is no easy task. Finding time to make snacks and treats for the little ones can be hard when you’re running around the kitchen focusing on making the family’s dinner.

Kids can get a little bit antsy while waiting for supper to come, so why not keep their mouth busy with these easy-to-make last minute Easter treats!

These recipes are simple, fun, delicious, and hassle-free to make so you can get back on roasting the ham (or lamb).

Unicorn Bark (From Delish)


A beautiful, colorful, and festive treat the kids will love!

Ingredients

  • 5 c. white chocolate chips, melted
  • Pink food coloring
  • Yellow food coloring
  • Purple food coloring
  • Blue food coloring
  • Sprinkles and candy pearls

Directions

  1. In a heat-safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips in the microwave for 30 seconds.
  2. Pour melted chocolate into four separate bowls. Add a different color food coloring to each bowl and stir until combined.
  3. Put parchment paper on the baking sheet and drop spoonfuls of each color chocolate in a collage-like pattern….

Get the full recipe and steps here.


Funfetti Easter Bunny Bait (From Pam’s Daily Dish)

It’s a different type of kernel popcorn!

Ingredients

  • 7-8 c. popped microwave popcorn, not buttered
  • 1 1/4 c. white melted chocolate
  • 1/2 c. any light food coloring…

For the full recipe and steps, click here!


Cheesecake Eggs (From Delish)


What comes first? The chicken or the egg? Who knew eggs could taste so sweet!

Ingredients

  • 12 small balloons, rinsed
  • 1 1/2 c. semisweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 2 8-oz. blocks cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c. powdered sugar
  • 1/2 c. heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • pinch of kosher salt
  • 1/3 c. apricot jam

Directions

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Microwave chocolate until melted.
  3. Blow up balloons in the shape of an egg. Dip in melted chocolate until one-third of balloons are coated.
  4. Transfer balloons to baking sheet and freeze until firm (~15 minutes)…

For the full recipe and directions, click here.


Easter Muddy Buddies (From CleverlySimple)


This treat will surely have the kids coming back for more!

Ingredients

  • 9 c. Chex cereal
  • 1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c. almond butter
  • 1/4 c. butter….

For the full recipe, click here.


Easter Cucumber Sandwiches (From CherishedBliss)


A healthy and refreshing snack for the kids before dinner time!

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf of extra thin sliced bread
  • 8 oz. Cream Cheese, softened
  • ⅓ of an English cucumber
  • 3 Tbsp finely shredded carrots…

For the full recipe, click here.


All recipes listed above should take no longer than 15-20 minutes to make. These easy last minute Easter treats will sure keep the kids satisfied until supper time.

We hope you love these simple ideas! If you like to get more easy kid-friendly recipes, check out our blog!


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