Chocolate Bunnies: What Easter candies are hopping into Easter baskets?

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Chocolate bunnies are an classic Easter candy. Which Easter candies will be hopping into your Easter basket this year?

Chocolate and candy always bring the happy. As Easter approaches, chocolate bunnies start popping up in the candy aisle. In many ways, these candies are associated with Easter as much as jelly beans. With many options available, which one should hop into your Easter basket?

Everyone has a favorite candy. It could be a rich, dark chocolate variety. Others prefer a smooth, milk chocolate.

And some prefer a white chocolate variety. Whether you stick with one flavor or choose to mix it up, Easter is the perfect time to give into those chocolate cravings.

With so many chocolate bunnies available at Easter time, is it even possible to choose just one (or maybe two)? FoodSided put together some of our favorite chocolate bunnies for your Easter basket. Which bunnies (nest, litter or rack) will be arriving on Easter morning?

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Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bunny, photo provided by Hershey’s /

Hershey’s Chocolate Bunny

Who doesn’t love Hershey’s Milk Chocolate? This year Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bunny is here. Whether you eat the ears first or devoured the whole bunny, it will be hard to resist.

Reese’s Peanut Butter Bunny

If you love Reese’s Easter Eggs,the Reese’s Peanut Butter Bunny will be your next obsession. This chocolate bunny is filled with the scrumptious Reese’s peanut butter. You might want to stash a couple in your freezer.

Russell Stover Sours

If you like a little pucker in your candy, the Russell Stover Sours are the perfect treat. The white chocolate fudge is combined with different sour fruit flavors. Definitely try the blue raspberry flavor. It is definitely a good one.

Russell Stover classic chocolate bunnies

The iconic chocolate company has various chocolate bunnies available. From milk chocolate to sugar free, there are plenty of options. Also, one new choice is the Solid Milk Chocolate Dip-It Rabbit with Jif® Peanut Butter Dip. With this option, that Easter candy will be gone before the following weekend.

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Jacques Torres Chocolates chocolate bunny for Easter, photo provided by Jacques Torres Chocolates /

Jacques Torres Chocolates

These chocolate bunnies are definitely better than anything on Nailed It. The Gourmet Dark Chocolate Smiling Bunny is absolutely darling. The adorable expression makes him almost too cute to eat. Still, no one will pass up a Jacques Torres Chocolate on Easter.

Lindt Easter Milk Chocolate Gold Bunny

The iconic Lindt gold bunny is back for Easter. The classic gold-foil wrapped bunny is a perfect addition to any Easter basket. Walmart has these bunnies ready to take home.

Ferrero Rocher Easter Collection
Ferrero Rocher Easter Collection, photo provided by Ferrero /

Ferrero Rocher Bunny

While not necessary a bunny, Ferrero Rocher has created its version for Easter. The Ferrero Rocher bunny is filled with Ferrero Rocher. It is a great option and you don’t have to eat them all at once.

These few of the many chocolate bunnies hopping into everyone’s Easter baskets. Whether you have one or a whole “nest” let a little sweet treat bring some smiles this Easter.

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What is your favorite Easter candy? Is there one treat that you need to have in an Easter basket?