If you’re looking for the best desserts for Easter you can’t go wrong with some sweet Easter cookies. Whether you’re making cute sugar cookie chicks, bunny bums, Easter baskets or bird nests these delicious Easter treats are not just easy but super fun to make.
Baking and decorating cookies for Easter has always been an Easter tradition for us. And now that we’re spending so much time at home and the kids are not going to school we’re baking cookies every few days. We’re getting ready to throw a little Easter party, even if it’s just the four of us this year. After an egg hunt in the backyard and having Easter brunch we’ll be decorating cookies and doing fun Easter crafts and maybe we’ll even watch a fun Easter movie later in the day.
Easy Easter Cookie Recipes
Baking cookies with my kids is a great way to bring some joy and lots of sweetness into our self-quarantine routine. We’ve already started the Easter cookie baking marathon so I decided to compile my favorite easy Easter cookie recipes. There’s something for everyone here from easy cookie decorating projects and easy cookie recipes to super cute bunny and chick cookie recipes
These cookies are perfect for adding to the kid’s and the adult’s Easter baskets or as an Easter brunch dessert. Yes I make myself an Easter basket filled with my favorite sweet Easter treats, don’t judge me.
I’m sure you’ll find your new favorite Easter cookie recipe here so check them out and let me know if you have a favorite Easter cookie or tradition.
Easter basket cookies– A Bakers House
These Easter basket cookies are more of a cookie decorating project than an actual cookie recipe. You start off with egg-shaped sugar cookies which you can make at home using a basic sugar cookie recipe or buying sugar cookies. Decorating these is pretty simple and there is no need for royal icing, so you can use any icing including store-bought.
Carrot cake sandwich cookies – Karissas Vegan Kitchen
Filled with delicious frosting these carrot cake sandwich cookies are not just delicious but they’re also vegan. So if you’re looking for an amazing vegan Easter cookie recipe these cookies are it!
Easter chick sugar cookies – Fun For Little Ones
It doesn’t get much cuter than these chick sugar cookies. Decorating these is pretty simple yet the result is so adorable!
No-bake coconut balls – Sustain My Cooking Habit
If you’re looking for a no-bake option it doesn’t get easier than these delicious coconut balls. Sprinkle with pastel-colored sprinkles and you have the perfect Easter treat.
Lemon drop cookies – Scrappy Geek
The tanginess of these lemon drop cookies decorated with Easter M&Ms makes them quite unique yet easy to make. If you like your cookies sweet and tangy these fit the bill.
Easter double chocolate cookies – The Busy Baker
Yes, you read that right, chocolate plus more chocolate. These delicious, decadent and gooey cookies are perfect for chocolate lovers.
Bunny peeper sugar cookies – Operation 40k
These easy to make sugar cookies are super fun and simple for kids to make and decorate. These ones are sure to become one of your kids favorites for sure.
Easter bunny shortbread cutout cookies – The Monday Box
These cookies are adorable and easy to make. They’re perfect if you’re looking for a cookie recipe that doesn’t require icing and much decorating but is still cute and perfect for any Easter celebration.
Easter cookie cups – Suburban Simplicity
These Easter cookie cups resemble tiny robin nests and can be filled with any tiny chocolate eggs.
Beautiful brownie bunnies – Operation 40k
These brownie bunny faces are so pretty and they’re a lot easier to make than you would think. They make a truly memorable and festive Easter dessert.
Decorated Easter egg Oreo cookies – South Lumina Style
This is another cookie decorating project that is perfect for kids. You start off with Easter Oreos which are egg-shaped but you can probably use any other egg-shaped cookie or make your own egg sugar cookies.
Spring cookie bars – Housewives of Frederick Country
These spring cookie bars make for the perfect Easter dessert and they are sure to be a hit with the kids. They’re also great for making after Easter if you have some leftover Easter M&Ms or other small chocolate candy.
Easter bunny sugar twist cookies – Moore or Less Cooking
These sugar twists cookies are easy to make with only 8 ingredients. Yes, they resemble a bunny silhouette from behind, so cute!
Easter bunny cutout cookies – The Flying Couponer
These cute Easter bunny cutout cookies are made using a white cake mix. So yes all you need is a white cake mix box and a few other ingredients and a small bunny cookie cutter and frosting. It doesn’t get easier than this!
Easter meringue nest cookies – Saving dollars and Sense
These meringue nests filled with chocolate frosting and mini Cadbury eggs are a show stopper. They’re perfect for an Easter party or just as a beautiful Easter brunch dessert.
Brownie blooms – Dancing Through the Rain
These pretty brownie flowers are so easy to make. Just grab your favorite brownie recipe or make some brownies from a box and use a flower cookie cutter and frosting to decorate these fun brownie blooms.
Italian Easter cookies – The Monday Box
There’s nothing quite like Italian cookies. These Italian Easter cookies are slightly sweet with a crunchy sugar icing and a slight citrus flavor. These are also ideal for a care package.
Egg hunt blondies – The Anthony Kitchen
Blondies are one of my favorite cookie bars and these blondies are decorated in such a fun way. The best part is that you can make these from scratch or use a boxed blondie mix from your pantry.
Lemon flavored meringue cookies – This Mama Cooks
I personally love meringue cookies and lemon so it’s no wonder these are one of my favorite spring cookies. These are perfect if you’re looking for a cookie recipe that is not too sweet.
Flowerless soft almond cookies – The Monday Box
These flowerless sugar cookies and delicious and I love the pastel colors. They are super simple to make and they are so soft, chewy and good!
Milano cookies Easter eggs – The Monday Box
If you’re looking for cookies to decorate Milano cookies are a great option. Choose your favorites and turn them into cute decorated Easter eggs.
Lemon iced sugar cookies – Urban Bliss Life
Lemon might just be my favorite spring flavor, it’s so refreshing and the perfect flavor for the icing on these sweet and tart sugar cookies.
Eater bunny sugar cookies – Foodal
These neon-colored Easter bunny sugar cookies are so festive and fun. They are also super simple to make and decorate.
Coconut cream wafer cookies – Snappy Gourmet