12 Last minute Easter candy treats that must be in the Easter basket

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If the Easter Bunny hasn’t finished shopping, these last minute Easter candy treats will save the upcoming holiday. From some of the best Easter candy to even some newer candy treats, everyone will be hopping up and down with these candies in the basket.

From jelly beans to Peeps, every has a favorite Easter candy. Sometimes there is one that they prefer would hop away. Although some of the candy is a seasonal version of year-round candy, the truth is that Easter gives people permission to enjoy candy all day long. Who hasn’t enjoyed a Reese’s egg with breakfast or ate some of those Cadbury eggs throughout the day.

But, if the Easter bunny didn’t plan ahead of time, last minute Easter candy treats are a must. Luckily, there are a few finds on the shelves that will save the holiday.

Best last minute Easter candy treats

Reese’s Peanut Butter Easter Golden Eggs

Who doesn’t love Reese’s eggs? It is one of the quintessential Easter candies. At Target, guests can find the Reese’s Peanut Butter Easter Golden Eggs. It might not be the golden ticket, but it is a tasty holiday treat.

See’s Candies Rocky Road Chocolate Egg

If you are looking for a picture perfect dessert, this Rocky Road classic from See’s Candies is the star of the table. The combination of chocolate, marshmallow and nuts is divine. But, it is probably an item to share with others. Although the pretty design is spectacular, you will have to cut into the treat and savor it.

Sour Patch Watermelon Jelly Beans

Who doesn’t love a good jelly bean at Easter? The newest flavor from the South Patch Kids line is watermelon. It is the perfect combination of sweet and tart. Is it summer yet?

Easter Hello Sunshine Chocolate Breakfast

Why not play a little trick on Easter breakfast table. This special Easter candy from Target looks just like breakfast but tastes a lot sweeter.

Lindt Chocolate Bunny

The Lindt Chocolate Golden bunny is an Easter staple. Whether you make an Easter board or just enjoy that bunny as is, don’t let the holiday hop by without enjoying one.

Cadbury Eggs

While the new Cadbury bunny for 2021 is a frog, there is nothing better than a Cadbury crème egg. Even though the treat is a little sweet, the indulgence is totally worth it.

Kinder Eggs

Although the Kinder Kalendar nears its end, there is always room for the treat and toy combination. Even if the Easter candy shelves are bare, Kinder Joy is egg shaped. It makes for a great substitute.


Every Easter celebration deserves PEEPS. At Target, the Raspberry flavor is an exclusive. Or, you can get the classic flavor. Just remember, fresh PEEPS always taste best.

Hershey’s Build A Bunny

Similar to the Christmas treats, Hershey’s released the Build A Bunny version for Easter. The kids will love to turn this chocolate bar into a fun game.

Brach’s Chocolate Covered Jelly Beans

When you can’t choose between chocolate and jelly beans, Brach’s offers the perfect solution. These jelly beans will have you wishing for jelly beans all year long.

Russell Stover’s Dip It Bunnies

When you want to play with your food, the Russell’s Stover’s Dip It Bunnies are a must try. For those people who prefer chocolate to be the star, this Easter candy combination will be their favorite.

Reese’s Pieces Stuffed Eggs

A huge hit from last year, the Reese’s Pieces Stuffed Eggs bring the best of all worlds, chocolate, peanut butter, and crunch. Just be careful not to shake these items too hard. You don’t want to break the egg before you eat it.

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What is your favorite Easter candy? Are you still searching for last minute Easter candy for your Easter basket?