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Creative Easter Recipes to Try This Year

These Easter recipes will inspire you to whisk in your bunny ears. You'll want to try these all, from Easter recipes for brunch to kid-friendly DIY treats!

Creative Easter Recipes to Try This Year

With Easter around the corner, it's time to get those chocolate molds, whisk, and bunny ears, and head to the kitchen. These Easter recipes will inspire you to hop around the kitchen and get creative with new and exciting recipes. 

We've gathered some Easter recipes to transform even your saltiest friend into a sweet tooth. 

A classic: The chocolate log

This crowd-pleaser will be an excellent centerpiece for your Easter dessert table. A classic chocolate log comprises a Swiss chocolate roll, filled with vanilla buttercream and topped with chocolate icing. Get creative by adding melted white and dark chocolate shards and adding some colorful chocolate eggs. Want to please the kids? Add a few chocolate bunnies to resemble a cute forest scene. 

So easy the kids can do it: Easter bunny coconut tails

Step aside Easter cookies recipe - Easter bunny coconut tails have replaced you! Divert your eyes and give the kids free reign in the kitchen for this one. This Easter recipe dunks marshmallows in white chocolate and covers them in desiccated coconut. Bushy bunny tails are the perfect treat for eating in the garden this spring.

Cheat recipe for the lazy cook: Easter candy popcorn

This recipe is for anyone who needs to prepare something at the last minute. You won't mess this one up! 

Create this sweet Easter treat by drizzling melted white chocolate over popcorn and folding in your favorite Easter candy. You can be as creative as you want by adding crushed candy eggs, cookie crumbs, chocolate vermicelli, jelly beans, or M&Ms. Go wild!

Next level hot cross buns

Is it even Easter if there are no hot-cross-buns? Impress your family by taking it to the next level with inspired alternatives:

Health-conscious option: Carrot energy balls

Get all the flavors of carrot cake in an energizing package! Whether you want to balance that overwhelming amount of chocolate with something healthy, or your family prefers a vegan, gluten-free option, these carrot energy balls will not disappoint. With all the delicious spices of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves, this carrot cake alternative will become a recipe you'll want to make all year. 

You can throw this no-bake Easter recipe together with little effort! Make a dough by blending oats, almonds, and shredded coconut, and then combine with freshly grated carrots. Add some maple syrup and spices and pulse together until the dough forms. Carrots for every-bunny - check!