Easy Easter desserts that the whole family can help make

Easy Easter Desserts, photo provided by Peeps
Easy Easter Desserts, photo provided by Peeps /

While kids want to dive into that Easter candy basket, these easy Easter desserts will become the star of the table. From recipes that use your favorite Easter candy to simple baking kits, everyone will be saving room for dessert.

Although kids should always be encouraged to push their creative side, parents can appreciate a little guidance in the kitchen. Luckily, Walmart has a wide array of baking kits that are perfect for Easter. From easy to decorate cupcakes to cookie kits, these baking kits can make an expert baker out of anyone.

If you haven’t seen the American Crafts Alma Brownie Carrot Patch Kit at Walmart, it will be a must buy. Somehow the idea of a sweet treat sprouting from the garden is perfect for the Easter table.s

And, if you prefer to keep the oven off. Walmart has other items from its Great Value line that decorating kits. Simply purchase some bakery cupcakes and let the kids decorate. It might be the easiest Easter dessert idea ever.

Whether you choose from adorable bunny faces or a tulip kit, these Walmart Great Value items will have the whole family enjoying some Easter fun. Just be careful if the kids eat the decorations before they get on those cupcakes.

Walmart isn’t the only brand offering easy Easter desserts. Since PEEPS are everywhere this Easter season, the brand has partnered with many companies to create some tasty and easy Easter desserts.

How are PEEPS taking over easy Easter desserts?

From cupcakes to cakes, there are a variety of tasty treats. One recipe that will get rave reviews is PEEPS Rice Krispies Treats.

This Easter dessert recipe definitely shows off that PEEPSONALITY. And, if you choose to make this recipe, make sure to share that sweet treat with all the other PEEPS fans on social media. It is a great way to see how everyone else is hanging the with their “peeps.”

Here’s how to make PEEPS Rice Krispies Treats.


  • 4 cups Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Cereal
  • 40 PEEPS® Marshmallow Chicks (Assorted Colors)
  • 4 TBS butter
  • Sprinkles (optional, but encouraged)


  • In large saucepan melt butter over low heat.
  • Add PEEPS® Marshmallow Chicks and marvel at their puffiness until they are completely melted.
    *Do not stir yet!
  • Remove from heat and add Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Cereal.
  • Gently fold cereal into PEEPS® Marshmallow until it’s evenly coated and swirl together.
  • Coat 11 x 8 x 2-inch pan with cooking spray (trust us.) Evenly press mixture into the pan.
  • If you have sprinkles, add them!
  • Allow to cool completely then cut into 2-in squares. Or get wild with cookie cutters!
  • Take a picture of those beautiful treats and share them with us! @kelloggsricekrispies and @PEEPSBRAND
    Note: Use extreme caution when heating PEEPS Marshmallow; they may be hot. Handle with care.

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Of course, these are just a few ideas for easy Easter desserts. Whether your family has a holiday dessert tradition, prefers to eat all the candy in the Easter basket or a combination of both, the upcoming holiday is set to be a sweet one.