Kid-Friendly Easter Desserts

Try these easy Easter recipes (or order the pre-made cookie kit) that every bunny will love!


Easter is right around the corner so we’re rounding up our most popular kid-friendly Easter dessert recipes. Think hot cross buns, colorful chocolate candy bark, Rice Krispie treats and more. No fancy equipment required. Plus, we‘ve even included a link to shop a pre-made cookie kit from A Cake Life, for those who want (need?!) to make life a little easier.


Easter hot cross buns recipe

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Easter Hot Cross Buns


Keep keiki’s hands busy by kneading, rolling and customizing these traditional treats. These spiced yeasted rolls bearing a cross mark on top are traditionally eaten on Good Friday, but we say make (and eat) them whenever you want! Get the recipe here.


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Easter Candy Bark Recipe

Photo: Catherine Toth Fox


Easter Candy Bark


This indulgent and colorful candy bark recipe only takes a few ingredients—and a microwave—to make this super simple, super adorable Easter dessert. What’s more, this yummy chocolate bark makes for a festive gift for teachers, babysitters, teammates and neighbors. Find the recipe here.



Easter recipe chocolate marshmallow barnyard animals

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Chocolate-Covered Barnyard Marshmallows


With candy eyes and colorful coconut fur, these chocolate-covered marshmallow animals are almost too adorable to eat—almost. It also makes for an adorable display for the table. Find this easy Easter dessert recipe here.



Easter Rice Krispie Treats

Photo: Christine Labrador


Colorful Easter Rice Krispie Treats

These spring-inspired Rice Krispie treats makes a colorful statement. The recipe is a twist on a classic snack— perfect for adding to a kid’s Easter basket. And it’s also an easy recipe keiki can help make.



A Cake Life 2023 Easter Cookie Kit

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A Cake Life Easter Cookie Kit


Okay and if you’re really baking/dessert/time challenged, this Easter Cookie Kit is a life saver. The kit includes pre-made Easter egg, flower and bunny cookies, as well as sprinkles, royal icing and a decorating tip sheet. Order yours here.