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26 Easy Easter Dessert Recipes

Updated August 31, 2023

If the thought of preparing an Easter dinner menu has you stopping, scratching your head, and wondering what easy Easter desserts to whip up, then you've come to the right place! This collection of easy Easter dessert recipes is filled with delicious treats that will please the whole family. Whether you're looking for adorable Easter-themed desserts for the kids or you need something impressive to serve after Easter dinner, we've got you covered in this super collection of Easter dessert recipes. These Easter desserts are sweet, colorful, and sure to wow your entire Easter dinner crowd.

We're pretty sure you've got a family that has different tastes, so we made sure to include desserts that will satisfy a small family gettogether--or a larger gathering of loved ones! If you're looking for a cute Easter dessert that'll put smiles on all the kids' faces, then the Easter Candy Cake is right for you. If you're looking for something to please the grownups too, then try out The Best Carrot Cake Ever and watch how quickly it disappears. No matter which of these adorable Easter dessert ideas you choose to make, we're sure that you'll be winning smiles all around and having a very "hoppy" holiday!

Easter Cake Recipes

Everyone loves a good cake recipe! Especially on a holiday like Easter. That's why we put together some of our favorite flavorful, and Easter-themed cakes for you and your family to enjoy!

Ultimate Coconut Cake

Our Ultimate Coconut Cake is a show-stopping dessert that's perfect for Easter, or any other time you want to whip it up! You can change the toppings to whatever is fun and festive for the holiday, so you can make this moist cake for any occasion! And as good as it looks, we promise, it tastes even better! 

Easter Candy Cake

Our Easter Candy Cake is an adorable Easter cake recipe that wins the prize for tasting great and being lots of fun to make and eat. This from-scratch Easter cake is rich and chocolaty and topped with creamy white frosting for a classic taste. 

There's something sinfully delightful about having your cake and eating it, too! Carrot cake is chock-full of good-for-you ingredients, along with a few sweet surprises. Our easy-to-make All in One Carrot Cake will let you enjoy them all.

Lemon Meringue Cake

If you're a fan of Lemon Meringue Pie, then you'll love our Lemon Meringue Cake recipe. Yes, we put a yummy, toasted meringue topping on a lemon sheet cake! It's a lemon dessert that's sure to impress everyone when you serve 'em a slice. 

Carrot Cake Squares

Delicious cake has a tendency to disappear, but our Carrot Cake Squares are a true vanishing act. This moist, flavorful cake topped with cream cheese icing attracts all the hungry tummies, and it's easy-to-eat square pieces seem to fly off the table. Good thing it only takes 35 minutes to cook more!

Coconut Layer Cake

Your gang will go "coconuts" over our sweet and moist Coconut Layer Cake. This is a favorite white cake recipe around our Test Kitchen, and whether for a holiday or anytime you want to impress, this one is a hit-maker!

Hoppy Easter Bunny Cake

This beautifully decorated Easter cake is sure to have everyone hoppin' around with joy. Our Hoppy Easter Bunny Cake is from "The Ultimate Cake Mix & More Cookbook," which means it's made with one of our favorite shorcuts - cake mix! Don't be surprised if you have a hard time convincing folks that you didn't buy this from a bakery!

Fabulous Carrot Cake

Looking for a fabulous dessert to serve to your friends and family? Look no further than our Fabulous Carrot Cake. This from-scratch carrot cake with a simple homemade frosting is sure to be the talk of the table. It's so moist and flavorful, everyone's gonna think you had it professionally made! 

Easy as Easter Pie Recipes

You've heard the term, "easy as pie," right? Well, we've got some super-delicious, easy as pie recipes that are sure to wow 'em! From coconut cream to strawberry, there's definitely something for everyone in this list!

Coconut Cream Pie

When it comes to classic pie recipes, you just can't forget about the Coconut Cream Pie. This dreamy dessert features a luscious tropical filling that gets topped with a layer of creamy whipped topping. One slice is all you need to feel like you're in dessert heaven.

Grasshopper Pie

Cool, refreshing and minty are just a few of the words that describe our creamy Grasshopper Pie. And in case you aren't familiar with it, don't worry. The grasshopper part of this pie is named after the drink, not the insect.

Easy Strawberry Pie

Prepared pie crusts make it a snap to whip up homemade pies. This Easy Strawberry Pie recipe features fresh strawberries, which are sure to make your gang cheer!

Berry Lemon Pie

No-bake pies allow us the sheer joy of enjoying homemade pies even when we want to keep the kitchen cool. Our doubly flavorful Berry Lemon Pie is rich and creamy, and perfect for a lazy summer day.

Easy Key Lime Pie

So you thought you'd have to travel to the Florida Keys to find this local specialty? Not anymore! With our recipe for Easy Key Lime Pie, you can whip up this dessert anytime right in your own kitchen.

Sunny Lemon Pie

Add a ray of sunshine to any gathering by serving Sunny Lemon Pie for dessert. Bursting with the tastes of fresh lemon, this creamy no-bake pie is perfect for warm weather days.

The Easter Bunny's Favorite Cookies

Easy cookie recipes are the best thing ever! Know why? Because cookies can be so versatile. Plus, they're for any age from two to infinity! You can make memories decorating them, have fun and make them your own. So, we hope you enjoy this fun and festive Easter cookies. The Easter Bunny sure does! 

Easter Egg Nests

These Easter Egg Nests are sure to get a big "thumbs-up!" from the kids. Let them help make these little coconut cookies with their thumbprints to create perfect edible baskets. Fill these cute Easter desserts with holiday jelly beans, and the kids are in for tons of tasty fun! 

Almond Macaroons

With a slight hint of almond, these coconut cookies, known as macaroons, are sure to be a hit when you have company. Almond Macaroons will melt in your mouth and melt their hearts, too!

Our cake mix shortcut will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time and will leave you with the most delicious Iced Carrot Cake Cookies you've ever tasted! These are one of the Easter Bunny's favorites, and we bet your family is gonna love 'em too!

Angel Almond Cookies

These flourless cookies are so good, you might even say they're a bit "angelic." Don't believe us? Whip up a batch of these Angel Almond Cookies and we bet you'll agree! They're light, a little chewy, and full of tasty almond flavor.

Bonus Desserts!

These egg-cellent bonus recipes fall into all of the abvoe categories and then some! They're packed full of the Easter flavors you love, and we know everyone else will too!

The Best Carrot Cake Ever

Not only is The Best Carrot Cake Ever super easy to throw together in minutes, but it's truly the all-time best carrot cake you'll ever have. And the cream cheese frosting is absolutely amazing!

Chocolate Egg Nests

You won't hear a peep coming from these nests! That's 'cause these eggs are actually candy pieces, and they're nestled inside their own delicious Chocolate Egg Nests. Looks like we may have some birds to thank!

Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies

If you love Amish recipes, then our Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies are going to put a hop in your step this summer! You won't believe how easy it is to make! Carrot cake mix is baked like a cookie and each delectable dessert has a fluffy cream cheese filling that will bring the feeling of summer into your kitchen. A new, carroty-flavored twist, on a classic Amish taste. 

Chocolate Macaroon Pie

Fans of macaroon cookies are going to go nuts when you set out this Chocolate Macaroon Pie. This flourless pie features a coconutty-crust and a rich chocolate filling that makes it absolutely to-die-for. This yummy, creamy pie is perfect for the chocoholic at your Easter table! 

Crumbly Carrot Cake Bars

Here's a creamy version of carrot cake we bet you won't be able to resist. Our Crumbly Carrot Cake Bars taste like the perfect combination of carrot cake and cheesecake. They're just as great for serving on Easter Sunday as they are for bringing along to any friendly potluck.

Easter Egg Bread

This Easter Egg Bread recipe is sure to become an Easter tradition for years to come! This eye-catching Easter bread recipe is a pull-apart sweet bread that has colorful Easter eggs baked right in. It's such a sweet and colorful dessert, no one will be able to resist pulling off a piece of this Easter bread recipe. 

Easter Egg Cream Sandwiches

Anyone who loves cute Easter desserts is going to go wild over these for Easter! These Amish-style whoopie pies are adorable, colorful, and perfectly sweet. Imagine displaying these yummy, colorful mini Easter Egg Cream Sandwiches in a basket or on a tray on your dessert table. 

Lemon Coconut Cupcakes

These Lemon Coconut Cupcakes are perfect for those springtime get-togethers. Complete with lemony fresh flavors and and toasted coconut, these are sure to be a family favorite! Plus, with the bright, sunshiney look, this is perfect for your Easter table! 

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