21 Easy Easter Dessert Recipes

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This collection of Easy and Delicious Easter Dessert Recipes is full of fun and festive delights that are perfect for your holiday celebration! From show-stopping cakes and decadent candy treats to colorful fruit concoctions, there’s truly something for everyone.

Includes recipes that are suitable for gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian diets. Weight Watchers points are also included in some recipes.

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Hi peeps, I’ve got some delicious, easy Easter dessert recipes for you. 

I absolutely love Easter Desserts. Making and enjoying delicious desserts and Easter treats are one of my favorite parts of any Easter celebration.

Tired of Jelly Beans and Peeps? I have rounded up 21 Easter dessert ideas, including traditional Easter desserts, less traditional ones, some with Easter candy and pastel-colored Easter eggs, some fresh fruits, and more.  

If you need some easy Easter brunch menu ideas or perhaps these air fryer Easter recipes to make for an easy brunch or dinner, I have those too. And, my favorite Easter fruit salad or this easy Easter fruit tray the whole family will love.

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You’re sure to find your perfect dessert here. There are delicious Easter desserts for everyone.

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Why You’ll Love These Recipes

  • They’re all easy and delicious. Whether feeding a crowd or just yourself, everyone will love these.
  • They have simple ingredients. Nothing fancy or complicated needed here.
  • There’s something for everyone on this list. Whether looking for light and fruity desserts, or rich chocolatey ones, you’re sure to find something just right.

Best Easter Dessert Recipes

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Chocolate Pie

the chocolate pie cut into pieces next to one slice served on a dessert plate

This decadent chocolate pie recipe is a highly requested dessert!

Rich dark chocolate, smooth vanilla, creamy butter, and a flaky pie crust come together to make an incredible chocolate pie. I love topping with shredded coconut. You could even top with additional sweet treats for your Easter celebrations. 

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Easter Fruit Salad

Easter fruit salad in a white bowl.

This bright and colorful Easter Fruit Salad is a healthy way to balance chocolate eggs and marshmallow ducks! It makes a great Easter brunch treat, too.

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Cream Cheese Pound Cake

one slice of the pound cake served on a plate with strawberries with the rest of the cake in the background

Cream Cheese Pound Cake is perfection on a plate! Moist slices of tender pound cake with a delightfully golden brown top.

This one-bowl recipe is very easy to make. I love to serve it with cream cheese frosting and fresh strawberries. But a white chocolate or buttercream frosting would also be wonderful.

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Crockpot Chocolate Lava Cake

the finished crockpot lava cake inside the slow cooker with a scoop of ice cream on top and a serving spoon stuck inside.

Chocolate Lovers, need a decadent, loved by the whole family, and minimal effort dessert?  Then this easy Crockpot Lava Cake, made with a few everyday ingredients, is your best bet.

Top with lots of chocolate chips, whipped cream, and vanilla ice cream, this is sure to be one of your favorite Easter cakes.

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Easy Rocky Road (No Bake)

overhead view of no bake rocky road cake sliced into square pieces

This simple Rocky Road bark is the perfect make-ahead Easter dessert packed full of favorites like chocolate, chocolate fingers, mini eggs, marshmallows, and Haribo.

It is the perfect and easy show-stopping dessert that’s a no-bake recipe.

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Easter Oreos

one chocolate covered oreo cut in half and placed on top of the rest

Easter Oreos are a fun and colorful treat that’s not just perfect for Easter, but all sorts of holidays and special occasions.

Chocolate dipped Oreo cookies are easy, affordable, and a hit with both kids and adults alike.

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

a plate filled with chocolate covered strawberries

You only need 3 ingredients to make these chocolate covered strawberries, and I’m sure once you learn how easy it is to melt the chocolate, you’ll be raiding your cupboards, grabbing all the goodies to make all sorts of delicious chocolate-covered treats.

Start with sweet strawberries and go from there. They’re so easy, but the best part is how delicious they are. 

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Easter Fruit Tray

the finished easter fruit tray

An Easter Fruit Tray is the perfect appetizer for your Easter party or holiday brunch and dessert table. 

Enjoy the colors and flavors of spring when you munch on fruit bunny shapes and juicy berries. A simple addition of yogurt and Easter chocolate candies to your fresh fruit adds the perfect final touches. 

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Banana Cream Pie

the finished banana cream pie with one slice removed

Perhaps one of the best Easter dessert recipes, Banana Cream Pie is a classic dessert that’s equally perfect for bringing potlucks, serving on special occasions, or for your holiday table.

You’ll love how surprisingly easy it is to make this recipe from scratch.

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Bacon Nutella Waffles

These crispy bacon Nutella stuffed waffles make an amazing breakfast or brunch recipe. Add blueberries and maple syrup for an extra treat | Recipes From A Pantry

These bacon Nutella waffles are all the great things about breakfast or brunch combined in one.

Yes, crispy bacon + sweet Nutella + fluffy waffles = the best /perfect / most awesome / chocolatey / bacony brunch idea.

Waffles with bacon and Nutella are just a better way to enjoy waffles. 

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Air Fryer Cadbury Creme Egg Pie

profile of a spoon removing one portion of the completed air fryer creme egg pie

Air Fryer Cadbury Creme Egg Pie is so simple and fast to make! Store-bought cookie dough and Cadbury creme eggs are all that’s needed to whip up a truly delectable chocolate treat.

The creamy texture of the melted creme eggs and milk chocolate on the inside with an outer layer of chocolate chip cookie is truly the ultimate dessert. 

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Crème Egg Brownies

Cadbury Crème Egg Brownies - sliced and topped with extra creme eggs

You will love these Cadbury Crème Egg Brownies that are suitably decadent yet extremely easy to make. Fudgy, gooey and over-the-top delicious.

You will not be able to stop at just one Easter egg brownie. These are the perfect treat to enjoy after your holiday dinner. 

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Crockpot Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

top down view of a serving of the slow cooker chocolate peanut butter cake with ice cream and sprinkles

Get ready to taste the best ever Crock Pot Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake! This is a crowd-pleasing, rich, and decadent chocolate and peanut butter dessert that is super easy to make and uses a box of cake mix as a shortcut. 

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Air Fryer Peeps Rolls

two of the completed air fryer peeps rolls on a white plate with a yellow marshmallow peep sitting in front

Make Air Fryer Peeps Rolls with just 3 ingredients in less than 20 minutes!

Delicious Air Fryer Peeps are a kid-approved dough-wrapped Peep sweet treat and a great way to use up all those leftover Easter peeps.

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Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies

the completed air fryer cookies on top of parchment paper

Air Fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies are so quick and easy to make! Freshly baked cookies are a beloved snack and dessert, and it takes less than 10 minutes to whip up these delicious air fryer cookies.

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Easy Oatmeal Cookies 

finished oatmeal cookies stacked and ready to eat

Folks, you’ve found a super easy Oatmeal Cookie Recipe. They’re made from staple pantry ingredients, like white and brown sugar for a deep flavor. They’re so simple to make that the kiddos can make them for you.

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Chocolate Lava Cake

the finished chocolate lava cake cut open to reveal the center

Chocolate lava cake with its molten chocolate center is a moist and decadent dessert that’s simple to make at home.

With just 6 ingredients, you can make these restaurant-worthy individual chocolate molten lava cake desserts in under 20 minutes.

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Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies

Gluten-free Peanut Butter Cookies in a stack, with one being taken up

These 7 Ingredient Vegan Peanut Butter cookies are an easy recipe for deliciously soft peanut buttery bites, melting chocolate chunks, and the best flaky sea salt you can buy.

These are the perfect cookies for the start of spring and are great to add to an Easter basket. 

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Strawberry Churro Cupcakes

side view of one churro cupcakes cut in half

These easy to make Strawberry Churro Cupcakes deliver tons of great cinnamon sugar churro flavor that kids and adults will love.

They make wonderfully delicious Easter cupcakes and are one of the best Easter dessert recipes. 

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Air Fryer Brownie Mix Cookies

5 air fryer brownie mix cookies stacked vertically

Air Fryer Brownie Mix Cookies are easy to make with just 5 simple ingredients. Making cookies from brownie mix gives you everything you love about decadent chocolate brownies but in cookie form!  

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Carrot Cake Muffins

Skinny carrot muffins on a tbale

If classic carrot cakes aren’t your thing, give these muffins a try. These Carrot Cake Muffins allow you to enjoy all the delicious flavors of carrot cake first thing in the morning!

Perfect with any Easter meal, such as Easter appetizers or Easter desserts.

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Passion Fruit Cake

Passionfruit Bundt cake recipe with passionfruit syrup. A simple but tasty cake. | Recipes From A Pantry

This Passion Fruit Cake with Passion Fruit Syrup is fluffy, yet tangy and over the top delicious. It’s the ultimate cake filled with exotic flavors that transport you to the tropics. 

You need to drop everything and make this Passion Fruit Cake. Looks good topped with edible flowers too. 

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I hope you found plenty of ideas for your Easter dessert table!

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Tips For Holiday Meal Success

  • Create a timeline: Whether it’s a dinner for 4 or brunch for 20, identifying when certain tasks need to be done helps ensure your meal comes together smoothly.
  • Get a jump on the prep work: Defrosting, chopping, slicing, and assembling certain dishes in advance means you’ll have less work to do on the day of your event.
  • Set your table in advance: Get your dishes, glassware, serving platters, and utensils set out the night before to make sure you have all you need and can check that task off your list.

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