Delicious Easter Dessert Ideas

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The most charming and delicious Easter dessert ideas for your celebration!

Easter dessert ideas on a table with chocolate, eggs, marshmallows.

Like most holidays, Easter is filled with nostalgic sweets and desserts. We’re sharing our favorite Easter dessert ideas and recipes. From an easy Easter candy platter to an old-fashioned candy box or Easter dessert bar. These are fun ideas and delicious recipes you can make!

If you’re looking for Easter recipes, we gathered over 20 of our favorites!

Easter candy, cookies and macarons
Easter desserts on pink plates

Our Favorite Easter Dessert Ideas

Banana Pudding on a gold tray
Banana pudding in a glass

Banana Pudding Recipe

A whipped and delicious banana pudding that is perfect for a crowd.

Coconut cream pie with shredded coconut

Classic Coconut Cream Pie

This coconut cream pie recipe is one of our favorites. It’s so creamy and full of coconut flavor, topped with toasted coconut. It’s perfection!

Thumbprint cookies filled with jam

The Best Thumbprint Cookies

These thumbprint cookies are addicting! They are SO good and you can fill them with any flavor jam you like for Easter.

Easter dessert candy platter

Easter Candy Platter

Make a simple Easter candy platter with all of your favorite Easter treats! You can also check out our classic dessert charcuterie platter for more ideas.

coconut macaroons dipped in chocolate

Coconut Macaroons

We love these chewy coconut macaroons. They’re not too sweet, but so good and great for Easter.

easy pistachio bundt cake

Easy Pistachio Cake Recipe

If you’re looking for an easy cake recipe, we use a boxed cake to make this pistachio cake! It’s been in the family for years and it is always a hit.

a slice of the best real lemon pie

Real Lemon Pie Recipe

This lemon pie is made with real lemon juice and has a perfect, creamy texture. It’s a wonderful Easter dessert!

lemon and thyme shortbread cookies

Lemon and Thyme Shortbread Cookies

Buttery, flaky shortbread cookies that melt in your mouth. These are beyond good with lemon and thyme flavors. The perfect Easter cookie.

Bunny shaped sugar cookies

Bunny Shaped Sugar Cookies

If you’re looking for a bunny shaped dessert, these bunny cookies are adorable and uses are favorite sugar cookie and royal icing recipe.

birthday cheesecake with sprinkles

No-Bake Cheesecake

Another colorful and fun cheesecake recipe! This one is a no-bake cheesecake, making it super simple to make, colorful and perfect for spring!

fluffy homemade marshmallows

Fluffy Homemade Marshmallow Recipe

Fluffy marshmallows go very well with Easter. They’re great for an Easter dessert bar or candy platter. You can also use a bunny cookie cutter and make bunny shaped marshmallows.

elderflower cake

Lemon Elderflower Cake

This elderflower cake is a white fluffy cake with lemon meringue frosting. It’s perfect for spring and Easter.

lemon bars

The Best Lemon Bar Recipe

A family lemon bar recipe that’s been passed down. It’s made with a buttery shortbread crust and a lemon custard.

coconut loaf cake

Coconut Loaf Cake

One of our most popular recipes is this coconut loaf cake. It’s buttery and full of coconut! It’s moist and perfect to serve as an Easter dessert.

carrot cake cupcakes in pink wrappers

Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake Cupcakes

These old-fashioned carrot cake cupcakes are made with pineapple, carrots and shredded coconut. They’re unique moist and flavorful.

Dessert tower for Easter

Easter Dessert Tower

Another easter dessert idea is to fill a tower with your favorite Easter desserts like macarons, cupcakes, marshmallows and cookies to serve for dessert.

ricotta cheese cake

Ricotta Cheesecake

This ricotta cheesecake is made with ricotta and cream cheese for a light and fluffy texture. It’s sweet, buttery and creamy. The whipped sour cream topping is the secret to this recipe and it’s absolutely delicious! 

You can also make our classic cheesecake recipe too. It’s one of the best and we have been making it for over 15 years!

coffee cake sliced on plates with pink napkin and cups of coffee

Coffee Cake Recipe

This delicious, moist coffee cake recipe is perfect for brunch and spring parties! Packed with lovely flavors, such as cinnamon and vanilla, it’s also got a great punch of espresso in the mix.

sliced of cake with sprinkles

Homemade Funfetti Cake Recipe

If you’re looking for a delicious confetti cake this recipe is perfect! It’s great for Easter as it’s colorful, fluffy, and delicious! Everyone will love this cake!

Easter dessert ideas candy box

Old-Fashioned Candy Box

This old-fashioned candy box is one of our favorite Easter dessert ideas! It’s perfect to use outside while the kids are on the hunt for their Easter eggs!

lavender cake cut into squares and decorated with edible flowers

Lavender Cake Recipe

This lavender cake is filled with lavender flavor. It’s perfect for spring and Easter and has a super moist texture.

vanilla blondies stacked

Chewy Vanilla Brownies

These vanilla brownies have the best texture and flavor! They are super buttery, chewy and so good! They’re great for Easter, especially when you add sprinkles!

homemade popsicle recipes

Ginger Mango Popsicles

Depending on the weather, we can have warm Easter days here in California and popsicles just sound good! These mango ginger popsicles are truly one of the best and are perfect for spring. The flavors are so good and they’re great for adults and kids.

More Easter Ideas

Charming Easter Brunch Ideas

A Colorful Easter Brunch

Guide to Coloring Easter Eggs

Carrot Margarita Recipe

Let us know if you make and of these Easter dessert ideas!

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