Holidays are the perfect opportunities to try your hand at baking, and these Easter treats are great for sharing with family and friends or just to have for yourself! Most of these recipes use chocolate but check out Easter for People Who Don’t Want/Can’t Have Chocolate for some other great Easter treats.

7 Recipes for Easy-to-Make Easter Treats

Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

Thought to have been invented by a medieval monk in the 14th century, the holiday wouldn’t be the same without these classic Easter treats. This recipe takes it up a notch compared to the classic hot cross bun by adding chocolate to make them even tastier!

Crème Egg Brownies

These Easter treats are perfect for people who have a major sweet tooth, the crème eggs aren’t just on top but baked into the batter itself! A great option if you have lots of people coming over to celebrate.

Rhubarb and Custard Blondies

If rhubarb & custards were your sweet of choice when you were a kid you should love these Easter treats. Another tray bake, they’re great for guests and the rhubarb swirl give them a professional look−as well as being delicious, of course!

Easter Cupcakes

An easy recipe that’s great for making with or for children, these chocolate cupcakes are decorated with chocolate icing and chocolate mini eggs, but feel free to make these cute Easter treats your own and decorate them however you like.

Easter Rocky Road

Another classic supposedly originating in Australia, rocky road was invented to make the most of confectionary that had spoilt during transport. As such, these Easter treats are a great way to make use of leftover fruit, nuts, seed, and chocolate you have from the holiday.

Carrot, Pistachio, and Toasted Marshmallow Cake

Want to make it look like you’re trying to be a bit healthier? Try a new take on a classic carrot cake with this sophisticated recipe that will give your creation an extra flare. You can make cupcakes or go for the traditional sponge.

Scotch Cadbury Crème Eggs

Another option for those with a very sweet tooth…and maybe a love of scotch eggs. These Easter treats combine whole Cadbury’s crème eggs with brownie and sprinkles! Small treats that will give you a massive sugar rush, not for the faint of heart.

Make use of your time this Easter, create and experiment with these Easter treats and see which ones you like best, or use these as a basis to invent your own marvellous Easter creations.