Carrot cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and decoration

3 Easy And Adorable Easter Treats To Make At Home

What could be sweeter than an Easter basket filled with candy? How about homemade treats you make at home together? If you are looking for inspiration, here are a few of the easiest and most adorable Easter treats that can be made in your very own kitchen. So grab the kids, gather around the kitchen island, and hop to it!

Carrot Cupcakes

These cute cupcakes from Woman’s Day are bunny approved and are the perfect Easter dessert for kids and adults alike. The icing on the cake is the honey cream cheese frosting that calls for four simple ingredients from your fridge and kitchen pantry cabinet — confectioners sugar, cream cheese, sour cream and honey. Not only delicious, these cupcakes are also healthy, with walnuts, raisins, and freshly peeled carrots. Talk about sneaking in a serving of veggies! Click here for the Carrot Cupcakes with Honey Cream Cheese Icing recipe from Woman’s Day.

Marbled Egg Sugar Cookies

While sugar cookies are a holiday favorite, we simply love this creative decorating idea from Good Housekeeping. Set up a workspace on your kitchen island countertop and give it a light dusting of all-purpose flour from your kitchen pantry cabinet. You will also need to pull up your heavy duty mixer to make the dough. For the recipe and instructions for Marbled Egg Sugar Cookies from Good Housekeeping, click here. Roll out the dough a quarter-inch thick and cut into festive egg shapes with a cookie cutter. Bake in the oven at 350° for 10-12 minutes, and cool the cookies before following the instructions for decorating. The end result will be delicious, one of a kind, swirly works of art!

3-24-20 RTA2-Easter Chocolate Nests

Chocolate Nests

This innovative idea comes from Food and Family. Fun to make, and fun to eat, Chocolate Nests call for Baker’s semi-sweet chocolate and crunchy chow mein noodles, but you can also substitute pretzel sticks or rice cereal if that’s what you have on hand in your kitchen pantry cabinet. Other sweet ingredients include mini marshmallows and butterscotch chips. You’ll also need custard cups or a muffin tin to use as a mold for your nests. Refrigerate until set and fill your nests with candy coated chocolate pieces or jelly beans before serving. For the recipe and instructions from Food and Family, click here.

 

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