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Easter is just a hop around the corner, which means it's time to start making Easter baskets and filling eggs! While Easter gifts and Easter basket stuffers might be fun surprises each year, it's the candy that puts a smile on everyone's faces. That's why we've rounded up the best Easter candy out there: fruit-flavored treats, candied eggs, gummy candy, and, of course, decadent chocolates.
We've found something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Whether you're a diehard for the classics, like chocolate bunnies or you're looking for something new like a new flavor of marshmallow Peeps, this guide to Easter candy will have you covered. You'll love the originals as much as you love the upgraded twists on traditional holiday treats. Of course, there are tons of ways to enjoy sweets during Easter candies, whether you plan to bake with them, hide them in eggs, pile them into baskets, or simply enjoy them as an Easter dessert.
Not only does Easter candy taste delicious, but these sweet, adorable, and pretty confections make beautiful Easter decorations: Put out candy dishes of wrapped chocolate eggs candy for a simple and attractive table centerpiece. And if you need another excuse to buy Easter candy, they're also great for baking into treats! Candy-laden desserts, like Ree Drummond's Krispy Easter Eggs or her quick peanut butter-chocolate cookies will surely be a hit.
Mars Assorted Easter Basket Candy
If your kiddos are big on chocolate and chewy candy stuffers, this mega mix has everything they'll love! Pack them in your little one's lunchbox for a sweet treat all season long.
Cadbury Creme Eggs
It's just not Easter if there's not at least one Cadbury egg in each basket. You might as well get at least a pack of five like this to make sure everyone gets one or two.
Speckled Whoppers Robin Eggs
These are a classic for a reason! Delightfully crisp malted milk candies in speckled pastel shells have that crunch everyone looks forward to in their baskets on Sunday morning. This is a three pack!
Brach's Classic Jelly Bird Eggs
Little rainbow bird eggs—is there anything more Easter-themed? These eggs are perfect for decorating baked goods, or just popping them in your mouth! They come in lime, cherry, grape, raspberry, pineapple, licorice, lemon, and orange.
SweeTARTS Chicks, Ducks & Bunnies
Who doesn't love melt-in-your-mouth sugary SweeTARTS? Their shapes―chicks, ducks, and bunnies―are the sweetest little treat for Easter baskets.
Tootsie Roll Eggs
Try a new twist on the classic chocolatey chews. This cute Easter edition looks like mini eggs, but inside you'll find chewy tootsies!
Reese's Assorted Peanut Butter Eggs
If you can't get enough of Reese's seasonal peanut butter treats, get a bulk bag like this. It's almost 30 ounces, which is about 40% larger than a regular bag of miniature eggs. They come in milk and white chocolate, too.
Lindt Gold Bunny
The gold-wrapped milk chocolate bunny is a tradition on Easter. You can buy various sizes and flavors from milk to dark to white chocolate.
Pez Easter Candy Dispensers
Pez candies date back to the 1920s, but these candy dispensers are making a big comeback featuring popular characters. This Easter edition comes with a cute baby chick and Easter bunnies.
Cadbury Mini Eggs
Crisp, crunchy candy outside, and soft chocolate inside—yum! The iconic candy is only available for a few months out of the year, so be sure to stock up!
Peeps Decorating Kit
This fun spring activity lets you get creative with your Peeps. Dress them up with sunglasses, lips, bowties, and more.
Easter Bunny Bark
Looking for something a little more elevated? Along with the pretty packaging, the gourmet chocolate is decorated with festive pastel sprinkles!
M&M's Milk Chocolate Easter Candy Jar
If you've got a lot of baskets to fill, this 62-ounce jar has enough candy for everyone! M&M's get an Easter makeover with pretty pastel colors in their candy coating. Wrap a handful up in bags for your Easter baskets, or add them to your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe.
Peter Rabbit Small Easter Mâché Egg
What's better than an Easter egg? An Easter egg filled with deluxe candies, of course! These papier-mâché packages are filled with fruit candies and marshmallows, jelly beans, and a single chocolate bunny.
Starburst Jelly Beans Original
These mini jelly bean-shaped Starburst couldn't be cuter. And they come in fun flavors like grape, cherry, and green apple.
Dutch Assorted Spring Lollipops
These fun lollies are colorful treat. They come in fruit-forward flavors like strawberry, lemon, orange, pineapple and blackberry.
SweeTarts Rope Bites
These colorful rope candies are like a combination of sweet licorice and classic SweeTarts all in one—and they're the perfect size for little plastic eggs.
Dove Easter Variety Pack
Both kids and adults will love this festive collection of milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and caramel-filled candies. Share them with all your loved ones.
Peeps Rainbow Pop
Everyone's favorite marshmallow chicks now come on a handy stick. You can have a Peep in every color.
Dubble Bubble Easter Egg Shaped Bubble Gum
Chew on this: The adorable egg-shaped bubble gum is actually flavored like different fruits. It's a classic that kids of all ages will love.
Hershey's Milk Chocolate Eggs
Move over, Kisses! There's a new shape in town for Easter. Get the same great flavor and cute foil packaging, but in egg shapes for the holiday.
Reese’s Mini Chocolate Eggs Easter Candy
If chocolate eggs met Reese's and got shot with a shrink-ray, you'd have these adorable eggs. They're great to throw in lunch boxes, place in plastic eggs, or hide around the house!
Twizzlers Cherry Bunnies Easter Candy
Everyone who loves Twizzlers now has their own Easter-themed candy! These adorable little bunnies are cherry flavored and will hop right into your mouth.
Lily's Milk Chocolate Peanut Candy Coated Pieces
If you're looking to keep the sugar consumption lower this year, look for Lily's brand. They specialize in delicious sweets without added sugar.
Sconza Jordan Almonds Spring Mix
Sometimes all you want is a little something a little more savory. Candy-covered almonds are a sophisticated candy choice that breaks up the all-sweet overload.
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