35 Best Leftover Easter Candy Recipes
Did the Easter bunny leave a ton of chocolate in your Easter basket? Check out these 35 ideas for leftover Easter candy recipes. From chocolatey cakes to fun cookies and bars, check out these recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth and make sure no candy goes to waste.
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What to do with leftover easter candy
Don’t get me wrong, I can easily knock back a bag of Mini Eggs on their own, but sometimes it’s fun to do something different rather than just eat leftover candy out of the bag.
Here are some of the candies featured in the round-up of dessert recipes and treats:
- Cadbury Mini Eggs
- Hershey’s Whoppers Robin Eggs
- Cadbury Creme Eggs
- Marshmallow Peeps
- Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs
- Easter M&Ms
The recipes have some baked and no-bake options that the kids will love.
More Easter Recipes
- Easter Cheeseball Recipe in the shape of a chick.
- White Chocolate Mini Egg Bark
Leftover Easter Candy Recipes
I’ve included 35 dessert recipes using leftover easter candy. Most of these are easy and great for beginner cooks.
I mean, nothing is easier than making bark (or a Peeps cocktail).
The full recipe list below contains the following:
- Variety of cookies (including gluten free)
- Brownies and blondies
- Cakes and cupcakes
- Vodka martini (made out of Peeps)
- Bunny Bait
- Hot chocolate
- Skillet cookie
- Easter bark
- Easter fudge
- Dessert dips
- Dessert lasagne (made with Cadbury creme eggs)
In addition to these leftover easter candy recipes, if you have a sweet tooth and love all things sugar, give these desserts a try.
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Leftover Easter Candy Recipes
Was the Easter bunny too generous and now you have a ton of leftover candy? Instead of letting them go to waste or overindulging, why not get creative with your candy stash? Here are some delicious ways to use up your leftover Easter candy.
Malted Milk Easter Egg Cookies
Easter treats never looked so sweet! These easy Easter egg cookies feature a malted milk cookie base peppered with pieces of malted milk candies and semi-sweet chocolate.
Easter Candy Cake
Use your leftover Easter goodies to make a delicious candy-topped cake. This recipe uses Cadbury Eggs, peanut butter Eggs, and Mini Eggs but you can customize it with whatever candy you have!
Easter Snack Mix - Bunny Bait
This “Bunny Bait” is not only easy but it’s a fantastic Easter dessert idea, and perfect to snack on at an Easter celebration!
Gluten Free Cadbury Creme Egg Brownies
These Creme Egg brownies are the perfect combination of rich chocolate flavor and gooey creme egg filling, making them a decadent and indulgent treat that's perfect for Easter.
Skillet Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie (An Easter Dessert)
These skillet cookies are made with Cadbury mini eggs! They're a fun twist on the traditional chocolate chip cookie and they make for a great Easter treat.
Mini Egg Cake
Fluffy layers of milk chocolate cake filled with the most amazing mini egg ganache and covered in a whipped mini egg buttercream frosting. This cake is mini egg perfection!
Rich & Creamy Easter Egg Chocolate Milkshake + Other Ways to Use up Those Eggs
This rich, creamy and indulgent Chocolate Milkshake can be made with any chocolate but it’s a great way to use up leftover Easter Eggs.
Easter PEEPS Martini
This Peeps Martini looks and tastes just like the classic marshmallow candy! The perfect Easter brunch cocktail!
Easy Easter Bark with Mini Eggs
This fun no-bake Easter dessert is perfect for gifting. Made with a mixture of swirled chocolate, white chocolate and topped with mini eggs, Easter Bark is an easy treat for the kids to help make. Ready to enjoy in 30 minutes!
Easy No-Bake Easter Fudge Recipe
Loaded with colorful sprinkles and candy eggs, the whole family will love this easy, no-bake Easter fudge recipe. Make a batch to gift is a fun Easter chocolate recipe instead of the traditional chocolate bunny!
Instant Pot Creme Egg Cheesecake
No Bake Birds Nest Cookies
These easy, no bake Birds Nest Cookies are made with oats, coconut, chocolate, peanut butter, and candy eggs. They are a unique springtime Easter dessert everyone will be raving about.
Coconut Macaroon Easter Nests
Make your Easter extra special with these Coconut Macaroon Easter Nests. These adorable macaroon nests are both adorable and delicious!
Easter Egg Cheesecake
This no bake Easter Egg cheesecake is a decadent and surprisingly easy Easter dessert. With luscious cheesecake and biscuity base wrapped in a creamy chocolate shell.
How to Dehydrate Peeps Marshmallows Easter Snack for Kids
Here's an idea of what to do with leftover Peeps marshmallows from Easter.
Simple Peeps S’mores Bars
Super cute and really tasty s’mores bars can be yours in almost no time at all. They only require 5 ingredients and almost no effort!
Easter Oreo Bark
This 4-ingredient Easter Oreo Bark is packed with delicious goodies and so easy to make, you'll find yourself bringing it to all of your springtime parties and gatherings!
Easter Candy Popcorn
Did you stock up on Easter candy? Put it to good use with Easter Candy Popcorn; this sweet treat is perfect for snacking on while watching movies or hanging out with the family!
This Easter tiffin recipe is an easy no bake Easter treat made with chocolate and biscuits and decorated with mini eggs.
Robin Egg Blondies for Easter Dessert
Make this rich blondies with leftover Easter candy frosting.
Cadbury Creme Egg Hot Chocolate - Homemade In The Kitchen
A luscious, comforting drink of Cadbury Creme Egg Hot Chocolate that turns the best Easter candy ever into a drinkable form. Made by melting creme eggs!
Creme Egg Brownies
Looking for an Easter dessert? Look no further! These creme egg brownies feature your favorite Easter candies but with even more chocolaty goodness – Fudgy brownies, ooey-gooey creme and a chocolate drizzle.
Robin Eggs No-Bake Cheesecake for Easter
Cute little, light and fluffy mini no-bake cheesecakes on a graham cracker crust loaded with chunks of chocolate covered malted milk balls dressed up for Easter. This Robin Eggs No-Bake Cheesecake recipe is super easy to make too!
Cadbury Creme Egg Gelato
Homemade gelato is ultra creamy, sweet, and this version is a unique make ahead dessert to serve in springtime! Cadbury creme egg gelato is a great way to use all that Easter chocolate!
Easter Egg Cheesecake Dip
Easter Egg Cheesecake Dip is the perfect colorful and flavorful dip for your Easter gathering! With only a handful of ingredients, this sweet dessert dip comes together in a snap and is delicious with your favorite fruits!
Easter Egg Cupcakes
If you are looking for a cute and easy Easter project to do with the kids these Easter Egg Cupcakes are tasty, beautiful and seriously fun!
Mini Egg Brownies
These moist and fudgy Chocolate Cadburys Mini Egg Brownies are the perfect Easter treat. Loaded with everyone’s favorite mini Easter eggs, whip up a batch of these for friends and you’ll be more popular than the Easter Bunny.
No-Bake Cadbury Creme Egg Dessert Lasagna
Every bite of this over-the-top Cadbury Creme Egg Dessert Lush tastes just like the classic Easter candy! Bonus: no baking required!
Bird's Nest Cookies
These no-bake Bird’s Nest Cookies are simply perfect for your Easter celebration. They are kid-friendly, contain four ingredients, and can be prepared in less than ten minutes.
Best Easter Egg Cheesecake
This delicious Easter egg cheesecake is such a fun dessert! It's made with a graham cracker crust and a rich and luscious cheesecake filling that's packed with mini eggs. This is the perfect Easter dessert recipe.
Easter Rocky Road
My Easter Rocky Road is an ideal sweet treat or edible gift. This simple to prepare recipe is a favourite no-bake dessert for chocolate lovers
Mini Egg Cookies
Easter Chocolate Bark
This Easter chocolate bark is so quick and easy to whip up and makes a great Easter gift or party treat.
Easy Cracker Candy
These easy to make Cracker Candy Bars combine your favorite Easter candy and saltine crackers into a fun, festive and delicious treat.
Mini Egg Cookie Bars - An Easter Dessert
These mini egg cookie bars are utterly irresistible! Trust me… kids and grown ups go absolutely bonkers for these little beauties.