Easter Dessert Recipes

20 + Easter Dessert Recipes for you to try! From cookies to cakes, squares, tarts, dips, Pavlova and more. So much deliciousness.

Easter is a really special time in our home, and one we gather together for with friends and family every year. And at these gatherings there are so many delicious foods and desserts, many of which I’ve shared over here over the years. So I thought it would be nice to have them all in one easy place for you to find for your own Easter gathering.

Delicious Easter Dessert Recipes to try!

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

If you love baking and carrot cake, you will definitely love these Carrot Cake Cupcakes! Topped with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting, these are Easter cupcakes are a must make. Moist, flavourful and so delicious.

Easter Jello Whips

I love no-bake desserts, especially for holiday dinners! If you do too, then you need to try these pretty and delicious 2-Ingredient Easter Jello Whips. They’re easy and so festive.

five small glass jars filled with Easter Jello Whips made up of two layers of yellow and purple jello

Coconut Cream Poke Cake

Take a boxed white cake mix up a notch with this Coconut Cream Poke Cake Recipe! A moist vanilla cake with sweet cream of coconut, whipped cream topping and toasted coconut. SO perfect for Easter!

a square of coconut cream poke cake on a plate

2 Ingredient Easter Egg Bark

Make this easy 2 Ingredient Easter Egg Bark! It’s perfect for gift giving, and as a hostess gift as well. It’s also easy enough for kids to make!

2 Ingredient Easter Egg Bark

Bread Machine Hot Cross Buns

Use your bread machine to do all the hard work for this simple and delicious Hot Cross Buns recipe! These buns are soft and fluffy, full of flavourful spices and a touch of sweet from a sugar glaze and icing.

Easter Egg Sugar Cookies

These Easter Egg Sugar Cookies are perfect for Easter! They’re soft, chewy and so delicious.  Decorate them with classic Easter candy like candy coated chocolate eggs to make them extra festive!

Easter Egg Sugar Cookies

Peanut Butter Confetti Cake

This Peanut Butter Confetti Cake is a family favourite recipe! Full of delicious peanut butter, butterscotch and marshmallow flavours…it’s not Easter in our house if this square isn’t around.  It’s my weakness…I could seriously eat these non-stop. So good.

The BEST Chocolate Cake (9×13)

If you’re looking for some Easter Cakes to make, add this BEST EVER chocolate cake to your dessert table! It’s SO chocolatey, rich, moist, and delicious, and you really can’t beat the creamy chocolate buttercream frosting that it’s smothered with. Top it with sprinkles to give it some festive flair! 

Easter Coconut Macaroons (Birds Nest Cookies)

If you’re looking for an easy and SO CUTE Easter treat, these Easter Coconut Macaroons (Birds Nest Cookies) are a great option! They’re delicious and adorable.

a tray of Easter coconut macaroons each topped with three eggies

Butter Tart Square

This Butter Tart Square recipe is a simple and delicious dessert slice that would be great for Easter. A delicious gooey, sweet and buttery layer over a shortbread cookie crust.

Butter Tart Square

Lemon Meringue Pavlova

Lemon Meringue Pavlova is lemony, sweet, and so delicious. All the flavour of a lemon meringue pie but on a soft pillowy Pavlova meringue. Citrus desserts are perfect for Easter!

Easy No Fail Fudge

This Easy No Fail Fudge Recipe comes together in just minutes with only 3 simple ingredients! It’s rich, fudgy and so chocolatey! To make them fun for Easter just press mini chocolate eggies into the top of the fudge before cooling, then cut into squares. So cute!

a stack of squares of fudge with mini eggs on top

Rhubarb Custard Pie

If you feel like making pies this Easter, try this Rhubarb Custard Pie! With a sweet creamy custard base, tangy rhubarb filling and a tender flaky crust, this pie is delicious.

Hot Cross Scones

These Hot Cross Scones are a perfect addition to Easter brunch! They’re so easy to make and taste like hot cross buns.

Hot Cross Scones

Carrot Cake Sheet Cake

This Carrot Cake Sheet Cake is tender, sweet and so delicious. Smother it with a cream cheese frosting and sprinkle the top with coconut! I love this recipe because it is made with a lot less oil than many other carrot cake recipes, but is moist and so flavourful. I also really like that this is a sheet cake, which is perfect for travel as well as serving a crowd.

Carrot Cake Sheet Cake

Lemon Cream Fruit Tart with a Shortbread Cookie Crust

This Lemon Cream Fruit Tart has the most scrumptious buttery shortbread cookie crust and tart lemon cream filling. Finish it off with your choice of fresh fruit toppings like fresh berries, sliced kiwi, and sliced bananas! It’s fresh, spring-y, delicious, and perfect for your Easter celebration.

3 Ingredient Strawberry Fruit Fluff Dip

3 Ingredient Strawberry Fluff Fruit Dip is a nice light dessert that you can serve with fresh fruit (it’s kind of like a whipped cheesecake dip). You are just 3 ingredients and 5 minutes away from the most delicious fruit dip you’ve ever had.

Raspberry Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

These Raspberry Cheesecake Swirl Brownies are so decadent! Rich and fudgy brownies with a silky raspberry cream cheese swirl in every bite. Delicious warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!

Lemon Cake with Lemon Glaze

If you love the Starbucks Lemon Loaf, then you will love this copycat recipe inspired by it! This moist and lemony Lemon Cake is topped with a sweet and tangy lemon glaze. A simple and tasty dessert for Easter.

Lemon Meringue Tart

Lemon Meringue Tart is so lemony, sweet and delicious! The shortbread crust is a tasty twist on the classic lemon meringue pie. A classic Easter dessert.

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcakes with White Chocolate Vanilla Shortcake Biscuits, fresh Strawberries and Strawberry Fluff Filling are a perfect spring dessert!

Strawberry Shortcakes with White Chocolate Vanilla Shortcake Biscuits, fresh Strawberries and Strawberry Fluff Filling. A perfect spring dessert!

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Easter Cookies

These Peanut Butter Oatmeal Easter Cookies are soft, chewy, crunchy and full of peanut butter flavour! Decorate them with pastel chocolate candies for Easter.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Easter Cookies

Coconut Pound Cake

This Coconut Pound Cake is a delicious moist cake with a light coconut flavour. The coconut sugar glaze elevates this cake to the next level.

Carrot Cake Cookies

These Carrot Cake Cookies with Cream Cheese Drizzle are an oat drop cookie with shredded carrots, cinnamon, raisins and white chocolate chips. They’re moist, spicy and a real treat with the addition of the cream cheese drizzle. They’re perfect for Easter.

Carrot Cake Cookies with Cream Cheese Drizzle

Easter Shortbread Cut Out Cookies

These shortbread cut out cookies are buttery, flavourful, and oh so cute! Get the kids in on the fun and let them cut out cute Easter shapes and dress them with sprinkles.

Easy Cream Puffs

Don’t be afraid to make Cream Puffs! These little treats are so easy to make and taste as good, if not better than store bought ones. These make a nice light after-Easter-dinner dessert.

Simple and Easy Cream Puffs

Carrot Pumpkin Bundt Cake

This Carrot Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Drizzle, is a moist, spicy and super delicious carrot cake! This carrot cake is taken to the next level with the addition of pure pumpkin which adds a gorgeous silky texture. Serve with a decadent cream cheese icing drizzle.

Carrot Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Drizzle

Pudding in a Pan

This Pudding in a Pan (also commonly known as sex-in-a-pan) is a delicious dessert with layers of creamy vanilla and chocolate pudding, soft cream cheese, whipped cream and a shortbread cookie crust. SO good. And it feeds a crowd.

Pudding in a Pan

Raspberry + Vanilla Bean Cream Tarts

This recipe will give you delicious Raspberry + Vanilla Bean Cream Tarts, made with a shortbread crust, vanilla cream filling, and a topping of fresh raspberries. Substitute whatever fresh fruit you fancy if raspberries aren’t your thing! 

Delicious Raspberry & Vanilla Cream Tarts

These Strawberry Sugar Cookie Parfaits are little jars of deliciousness! Soft melt in your mouth sugar cookies, with strawberry marshmallow fluff, fresh strawberries and whip cream. They’re great because you can make them ahead of time too!

Strawberry Sugar Cookie Parfaits

Chocolate Birds Nests

These little treats are tasty and a fun Easter activity for kids! Make a yummy Chocolate Birds Nest (or hot chocolate stir stick?) using only a plastic spoon, chocolate chips, chocolate sprinkles, and your favourite Easter egg candy.  

I hope you found some inspiration from this collection of Easter Dessert Recipes!  And if you’re looking for ideas for Easter dinner, make sure to check out my Easter Dinner Menu here.

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I hope you found some delicious ideas here! And I hope the Easter bunny fills your Easter baskets full of goodies this year! Happy Easter

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