Time to empty those Easter baskets and fill your home with the aroma of warm baked treats. These recipes turn leftover Easter candy into brownie bombs, toasted Peeps treats, and more!
Have a bag of Cadbury mini eggs or a few boxes of colorful peeps you need to get rid of? Well, you’ve come to the right place, cause we have a fun recipe for both of those, and more. So, grab the kids and get ready for a fun post-Easter party in the kitchen.
Using Your favorite fudge brownie recipe (or a box mix), plus those ever-popular Reese’s eggs, you’ll learn to make rich peanut butter brownie bombs everyone will love.
All you need to do is wrap a warm baked brownie square around a Reese’s peanut butter egg, and then freeze them for a bit. From there, you’ll be ready to dip them in chocolate and finish them off with a vanilla peanut butter drizzle.
Follow the tips and instructions in this recipe, and you’ll have some adorable (and delicious) post-Easter treats.
Cadbury crème egg cake is another fun, flavorful way to use up chocolate eggs. You’ll start with a homemade chocolate cake recipe and work on the frosting while the cake is baking.
Powdered sugar, butter, and heavy cream create a lovely buttercream frosting. Everyone will love the sweet chunks of rich chocolate mixed in after the chopped Cadbury eggs are added.
This simple recipe brings joy to the whole family because it’s both nostalgic for parents and yummy for kids. If you aren’t really into baking, feel free to take the easy way out and make a boxed cake: we won’t tell anyone.
You start with a layer of chocolate chips, followed by a few plops of peanut butter. Then, you top it all off with the Peeps.
Once these special s’mores reach a golden brown and the chocolate is melted just right, you’ll have fun dipping your graham crackers in them for a wonderful dessert. Be sure to spoon out some servings for the little ones to avoid any burned fingers.
Blondies are another delicious way of using up Cadbury mini eggs and other Easter candies. If you have a bag of Easter-colored M&Ms, those will work, too!
Be sure to follow the instructions and let the blondies cool before you dig in (the waiting is the hardest part of this recipe). Letting the base of this treat set will give you the best results.
Some pudding, whipped cream, Oreo cookies, and cream cheese are all you need to make this deliciously sweet and flavorful dessert. The best part is it only takes a few minutes to prepare.
Be sure to let your little chefs join in on the decorating fun. They can add the Peeps, Cadbury Eggs, chocolate bunnies, or any other Easter sweets you have hanging around.
These chow mein bird nests are adorable and delicious. Using both butterscotch and chocolate chips, along with some peanut butter, you create a flavorful adhesive coating for the chow mein noodles.
Then, scoop the chow mein mixture onto some parchment paper and carefully mold them into little nests. Add the finishing touches (a few mini eggs) into each nest and let your fridge cool them into pretty little treats.
Whether you have leftover sprinkles, M&M’s, or anything else in pastel Easter colors, make it into candy bark. Festive chocolate barks make a delicious treat any time of year. Plus, it’s an easy way to use up all that chocolate left in your pantry.
This recipe calls for vanilla candy coating and Oreo cookies if you have any leftover from the Easter Dirt Cake above.
If you love everything almond, then these cute little cookies are a must. Chewy on the inside with a perfect crunch factor on the outside, you’ll love the texture of these after-Easter treats.
After you add the white chocolate filling, a quick thumb press and some Cadbury mini eggs take these cookies to a whole new level of adorableness.
Drowning in leftover Easter candy? No worries! These delicious treat and dessert recipes will help you take care of that in no time, in the most delicious of ways.