27 Homemade Easter Candy Recipes To Fill Your Basket With

The more candy, the better!

robins egg malt fudge

It wouldn't be Easter without a major sugar rush.

Looking for more spring sweets? Try our amazing Easter cakes.

different flavors of tahini halva on a pink marble background
ANDREW BUI
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Easy Halva

Halva is a Middle Eastern tahini-based treat similar to fudge, but less sweet. We're obsessed.

Get the Easy Halva recipe.

strawberries decorated with candy melts to look like easter eggs
BRANDON BALES
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Easter Egg Strawberries

Dyed Easter eggs you'll actually want to eat!

Get the Easter Egg Strawberries recipe.

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Robin's Egg Malt Fudge

Some people live for the day the first Peeps hit the stores. For us, it's Robin's Eggs. This fudge has a creamy texture with an amazing crunch—and thanks to Ovaltine, the malted milk flavor is intense (in the best way).

Get the Robin's Egg Malt Fudge recipe.

chocolate confetti squares with rainbow marshmallows
PARKER FEIERBACH
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Confetti Squares

Rainbow marshmallows make for an extra fun pop of color, but regular minis are good too. Or chop up some Peeps!

Get the Confetti Squares recipe.

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Unicorn Bark

The more sprinkles, the better.

Get the Unicorn Bark recipe.

chocolate covered oreos decorated to look like easter eggs
PARKER FEIERBACH
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Easter Egg Oreo Truffles

Decorate these however you want for the cutest Easter eggs at the table!

Get the Easter Egg Oreo Truffles recipe.

cookie dough easter eggs
JOHN KOMAR
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Cookie Dough Easter Eggs

These cookie dough eggs are even better than Reese's eggs. And so cute!

Get the Cookie Dough Easter Eggs recipe.

brigadeiros covered in chocolate and rainbow sprinkles, pistachios, and almonds
PHOTO: JOEL GOLDBERG; FOOD STYLING: HADLEY SUI
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Brigadeiros

Chocolate sprinkles are traditional for these Brazilian chewy truffles, but you can use anything from nonpareils to your favorite nuts.

Get the Brigadeiros recipe.

homemade sea salt caramels on a light blue background
JOEL GOLDBERG
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Salted Caramels

Sea salt and caramel are a total match made in heaven.

Get the Salted Caramels recipe.

strawberry shortcake truffles decorated with freeze dried strawberries in a pile on a plate
PARKER FEIERBACH
10 of 40
Strawberry Shortcake Truffles

Freeze-dried strawberries add the perfect pop of red here. Don't like white chocolate? Swap for dark or semisweet instead.

Get the Strawberry Shortcake Truffles recipe.

stack of smores stuffed peanut butter cups
BRANDON BALES
11 of 40
S'mores Peanut Butter Cups

These easy homemade peanut butter cups stuffed with graham crackers and marshmallow buttercream blew us away.

Get the S'mores Peanut Butter Cups recipe.

sweet and salty chocolate bark
PARKER FEIERBACH
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Sweet 'N Salty Chocolate Bark

This chocolate bark is endlessly adaptable. Feel free to customize and make it your own, but don’t forget the flaky sea salt — it'll help pull all the flavors together.

Get the Sweet 'N Salty Chocolate Bark recipe.

pina colada truffles with toasted coconut and maraschino cherries
PARKER FEIERBACH
13 of 40
Piña Colada Truffles

These taste just like your favorite Piña Colada. Dye the coconut grassy green to theme these even harder for Easter.

Get the Piña Colada Truffles recipe.

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Keto Peanut Butter Cup Fat Bombs

If you love chocolate + peanut butter (and who doesn't?!), then these fat bombs are for you! They're just as good as Reese's.

Get the Keto Peanut Butter Cup Fat Bombs recipe.

chocolate covered cherry bit in half
PARKER FEIERBACH
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Chocolate-Covered Cherries

We'll take these over a bland convenience store box of Easter fruit cordials any day.

Get the Chocolate-Covered Cherries recipe.

Almond Joy Bark
John Komar
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Almond Joy Bark

Turn the classic candy bar into a delicious and easy bark. Dye the coconut green or pink to make this even more Easter-y.

Get the Almond Joy Bark recipe.

sesame peanut brittle
JUNE XIE
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Peanut Brittle

No candy thermometer? Don't worry — this easy brittle can be made with or without one.

Get the Peanut Brittle recipe.

copycat snickers bar
ANDREW BUI
18 of 40
Copycat Snickers Bar

We'll admit, these take some time and patience. It's 1000 times worth it when you realize these are even better than your favorite store-bought packaged treat — and are keto-friendly to boot!

Get the Copycat Snickers Bar recipe.

cookie dough fudge on a blue background
PARKER FEIERBACH
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Cookie Dough Fudge

This fudge is for the cookie dough lovers of the world.

Get the Cookie Dough Fudge recipe.

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Carrot Cake Keto Balls

Even the Easter Bunny would be jealous of these low-carb carrot cake-inspired balls.

Get the Carrot Cake Keto Balls recipe.

smores cookie dough truffles stacked on a blue plate
BRYCE JOHNSON
21 of 40
S'mores Cookie-Dough Truffles

Use rainbow marshmallow bits to turn these Easter pastel.

Get the S'mores Cookie-Dough Truffles recipe.

Keto Cadbury Creme Eggs - Delish.com
Charlie Gillette
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Keto Cadbury Eggs

Celebrate Easter with these homemade Cadbury Eggs — even if you're eating keto.

Get the Keto Cadbury Eggs recipe from Delish.

chocolate baileys truffles with white chocolate and cinnamon on the outside
EMILY HLAVAC GREEN
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Baileys Truffles

Have you been out Easter egg hunting all day? You deserve a boozy little Baileys treat.

Get the Baileys Truffles recipe.

chocolate covered strawberries
ETHAN CALABRESE
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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

We know these aren't candy per se, but when warm weather strawberries return for spring, we think they taste just as sweet.

Get the Chocolate Covered Strawberries recipe.

homemade marshmallows next to a mug of hot chocolate with toasted marshmallows
JUNE XIE
25 of 40
Homemade Marshmallows

When you're down for marshmallows, but not the technicolor Peep sprinkles, make your own!

Get the Homemade Marshmallows recipe.

millionaire shortbread   delishcom
Parker Feierbach
26 of 40
Millionaire Shortbread

These have a buttery shortbread crust, caramel middle, and thick chocolate top and taste just like a homemade Twix bar.

Get the Millionaire Shortbread recipe.

chocolate covered oreos on a plate
PARKER FEIERBACH
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Chocolate Covered Oreos

Use whatever flavor Oreo you like! We'll be seeking out the Easter Egg-shaped ones this year.

Get the Chocolate Covered Oreos recipe.

slab of fantasy fudge filled with marshmallow fluff, oreos, and pecans
JOEL GOLDBERG
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Fantasy Fudge

Put all your favorite Easter candies in here!

Get the Fantasy Fudge recipe.

Cheesecake Bark Vertical
Austin Kearns
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Cheesecake Bark

Cream cheese, greek yogurt, honey, and fresh fruit come together here to make the creamiest frozen bark.

Get the Cheesecake Bark recipe,

strawberry shortcake fudge stacked on a plate
BRAD HOLLAND
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Strawberry Shortcake Fudge

How do you make fudge taste like strawberry shortcake? Easy! Simply stir in some Jell-O mix.

Get the Strawberry Shortcake Fudge recipe.

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