Kids love to help out in the kitchen and holidays like Easter offer good opportunities to make a special treat or snack to add to the family festivities. There are so many cute Easter treats for kids to make! Find your favorite and spend some quality time having fun in the kitchen with your family.
Oreo Bunny Truffles
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These adorable little Easter bunnies featured at Key Lime Digital Designs will have your little ones hopping with joy! The truffles themselves only have two ingredients so they are super simple. The other ingredients are for the really fun part – decorating! Even small kids can help crush Oreos, shape truffles or dip them in candy coating.
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Carrots
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Tina at Sugar Bean Bakers has a part candy, part healthy snack sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. These “carrots” are insanely easy. Since little kids love to dip their food, they’ll have tons of fun with this project. Don’t be surprised to hear them begging for more.
Photo Credit: Bunny Bait
What a fun tradition to start with your little ones! Leave out some “bunny bait” to make sure the Easter bunny doesn’t miss your house! This yummy snack mix is another easy Easter treat for kids to make that gives big results with little effort. Jennifer at Life in the Green House suggests packaging it in cute little bags for party favors too.
Frozen Easter Treats
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Here’s something a lot healthier than candy, but just as yummy and fun. These Frozen Easter Treats from No Time for Flashcards are made from yogurt and fruit, two things almost every kid loves! If you don’t have a shaped cake pan, a larger candy mold or smaller Jell-o mold would work too. Kids can pick their favorite fruits and help fill the blender.
More Tasty Easter Treats for Kids to Make
These are probably the easiest Easter treats for kids to make that I have seen. If you are having a party or a large family gathering, you or your kids could make up a ton of these in no time at all. Get the instructions at LaurenConrad.com.
These Easter treats for kids to make are quick, delicious and small. That small part is really a plus if you don’t want to go too overboard on the candy and sweets. You could make this even easier by using frosting instead of a melted Hershey kiss. That way even a younger child won’t need much help. Krissy at B-Inspired Momma has a great tutorial to get you started.
For something a little different, how about a breakfast Easter treat for kids to make? Lots of people like to have a family breakfast or brunch for Easter, so why not get the kids involved helping in the kitchen too. Nothing smells better than cinnamon rolls baking in the oven. MMMMM! Cooking with Sugar shows you how to make these super cute bunnies, using a tube of refrigerated cinnamon rolls.
This treat from Desserted Planet is similar to the peppermint bark so many people love to have at Christmas time, but much more spring-y! This recipe is good because you can put almost any candy, cookie, or pretzels that you like in it, so there are endless possibilities and something for everyone’s taste.
Cooking with your kids is a fun way to teach them a very necessary life skill. So take the opportunity to try out a couple of these Easter treats for kids to make and add a fun tradition to your Easter activities. Not only will you be making a delicious treat, you will be making fond memories for your children as well.