Easter Desserts are an important part of the holiday menu. Cakes, pies, cookies, brownies, and some Easter candy desserts that are super easy to make!

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We’ve rounded up some our favorite Easter dessert recipes to make your menu planning a little easier this year. We’ve got cakes, cupcakes, pies, cookies, and brownies in classic spring flavors of lemon and strawberry, as well as coconut, and chocolate.

It’s a little something for everyone. Make one of each and save the leftovers for round two!

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Cakes

Classic cake recipes like hummingbird cake and coconut cake always make an appearance at my Easter dinner. We’ve also included a few other simple cakes such as a strawberry-filled angel food cake and some delicious pound cakes.

Slice of coconut cake being cut from a three layer coconut cake
The Best Coconut Cake You’ll Ever Make
This is hands down the BEST Coconut Cake recipe you'll ever make. This classic coconut cake recipe uses fresh coconut and a secret ingredient to make the coconut cake extra moist!
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cadbury creme eggs on Instant Pot Easter Cheesecake
Instant Pot Easter Egg Cheesecake
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piece of Coconut Sheet Cake on a plate
Coconut Sheet Cake
Coconut sheet cake is a moist, sweet and easy dessert for any occasion. This semi homemade treat gets finished off with fluffy coconut cream cheese icing to make a decadent coconut dessert that everyone will love.
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chopped pecans on the side of a Hummingbird Cake
Hummingbird Cake
This delicious Hummingbird Cake recipe is a classic southern cake originally found in Southern Living magazine that is filled with bananas, pineapple, and pecans, and frosted with an amazing cream cheese frosting.
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Strawberry Angel Food Cake is the perfect healthy summer dessert
Strawberry Angel Food Cake
This light and airy Strawberry Angel Food Cake is an amazing summer dessert filled with a sweet strawberry jam and frosted with a delicious homemade whipped cream.
Lemon Pound Cake slices with glaze
Lemon Pound Cake
This Lemon Pound Cake is a Starbucks copycat recipe that doubles as a great easy dessert recipe and a simple brunch recipe.
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sour cream pound cake topped with fresh strawberries
Sour Cream Pound Cake
This sweet, buttery Sour Cream Pound Cake is an easy cake recipe made with simple ingredients. Serve it with fresh fruit as a simple summer dessert.
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black serve with a piece of Pistachio cake
Pistachio Cake
Pistachio cake is super moist cake made with pistachio pudding and cake mix. It’s soft green color makes it a great holiday dessert for St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, and Christmas.
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Cupcakes

Easter cupcakes are a great way to make individual servings of cake. We’re sharing a few of our favorites along with some pretty decorations that make these cupcakes extra special for the holiday.

Bird’s Nest Easter Cupcakes perfect Easter dessert for kids
Bird’s Nest Easter Cupcakes
These easy Bird's Nest Easter Cupcakes take a simple cupcake recipe and turns it into a special dessert for your Easter table.
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keto carrot cake cupcake with sugar free cream cheese frosting
Low Carb Carrot Cake Cupcakes
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Lemon Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting
Lemon cupcakes with lemon buttercream frosting are moist cupcakes with a delicate, tender crumb. Make these baked treats for a perfect finish to any occasion!
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Coconut Mango Cupcakes
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Pies

If you don’t want to bake a big cake how about a pie? Warm pies, cold pies, flaky crust or graham cracker crust. These easy pies are bursting with flavor and totally delicious. Make them ahead of time so you spend less time in the kitchen and more time with family!

Lemon Chess Pie slice on plate
Lemon Chess Pie
Lemon Chess Pie is an easy and delicious southern dessert you won’t soon forget. The filling is similar to lemon custard, while the crust is flaky and baked to perfection. This simple lemon pie is ideal for all occasions!
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This sweet and creamy Lemon Icebox Pie is a lot like a Key Lime Pie recipe with lemons instead of Key Limes. It is one of my favorite summer dessert recipes with lemons! A creamy lemon filling baked into a graham cracker crust and topped with some fresh whipped cream make this one of the best summer pies you’ll ever make!
Lemon Icebox Pie
A creamy lemon filling baked into a graham cracker crust and topped with some fresh whipped cream make this Lemon Icebox Pie is one of the best summer pies you’ll ever make!
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whole Chocolate Chess Pie and slice on plate
Chocolate Chess Pie
Chocolate Chess Pie is a classic southern pie recipe made with just a few simple ingredients that bake up into a rich, delicious chocolate dessert that is perfect for the holidays!
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Cookies & Brownies

You can never go wrong with cookies and brownies. Bake them ahead of time and serve on a big platter for a casual dessert that people can nibble on throughout the day. Lemon cookies, carrot cake cookies, and our #1 most popular dessert recipe…Pecan Pie Brownies!

Lemon Shortbread Cookies stacked on cooling rack
Lemon Shortbread Cookies
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Carrot Cake Mix Cookies on cooling rack
Carrot Cake Mix Cookies
Carrot cake mix cookies only require three simple ingredients to make easy cake batter cookies. It’s a delicious treat any day of the week and a perfect addition to your Easter dessert menu!
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platter of Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies
Cream Cheese Cookies
These easy Cream Cheese Cookies are soft, delicate cookies made with a blend of shortening and cream cheese for perfectly tender cookies every time.
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Lemon Meringue Cookies with yellow swirl
Lemon Meringue Cookies
These easy Lemon Meringue Cookies are made from egg whites whisked into a stiff meringue and baked until they are slightly crunchy on the outside and soft in the middle.
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Pecan Pie Brownies with chopped pecans
Pecan Pie Brownies
Pecan Pie Brownies are a rich, chocolate and pecan pie Thanksgiving dessert recipe that you’re going to want all year long!
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Easter Candy Desserts

These easy Easter dessert use some of your favorite Easter candy to make a delicious treat that you can enjoy on Easter day, or make after the holidays are over to use up the last of the candy!

Easter Candy Blondies | Looking for something to do with all of that leftover Easter candy? This easy blondie recipe uses Peeps along with all of your other favorite Easter candy to make Easter Candy Blondies. If you’re looking for a fun Peeps recipe you’re going to love this! This Easter dessert recipe is so good and so simple to make!
Easter Candy Blondies
This easy blondie recipe uses Peeps along with all of your other favorite Easter candy to make Easter Candy Blondies.
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Easter Peeps S’mores Dip
This easy Easter dessert recipe is made with 2 kinds of chocolate, and bunny rabbit peeps, toasted up into an ooey gooey s’mores dip.
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