Looking for the perfect treats to make this Easter? Check out these 50 amazing cookie recipes that will impress your guests and satisfy your sweet tooth. Get inspired and start baking now!

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Celebrate Easter with these cute, easy, and delicious Easter cookie ideas. Easter candies might be the star of the show when it comes to Easter sweets, but Easter cookies are also Easter treats that are worth adding to your festive tables.

This list of must-try Easter cookies includes recipes for:

  • Spring cookies (of all kinds!)
  • Easy bunny cookies
  • Unique sugar cookies
  • Kid-friendly recipes

From simple sugar cookies shaped like Easter bunnies to bird’s nest cookies with more delicious flavors, this round-up of delicious Easter cookies has something for everyone. They are easy enough to bake and decorate with kids.

Like other Easter desserts and treats, these Easter cookies are perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth or anyone who’s just craving some homemade festive cookies.

🐣 Looking for more Easter recipes? Try one of these fun Easter charcuterie boards, easy and cute Easter appetizers, or kid-friendly Easter recipes!

Tips For Making Delicious Easter Cookies:

  1. Pick your recipe: Go through this list and choose a recipe or two you’d like to make for Easter. A fun way to get the kids involved in making the decision is by writing out this list on slips of paper, tossing them in a jar or basket, and having the kids randomly pick them.
  2. Organize your ingredients: Once you know what you are going to make, gather your ingredients. I recommend you use fresh ingredients as they make your cookies taste better.
  3. Chill the dough: Once you’re done mixing your dough, wrap it tightly and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before baking. Chilling your dough relaxes the gluten and makes the cookies more tender.
  4. Make your cookies Easter-themed: by using cookie cutters in fun Easter shapes. Look for bunnies, chicks, eggs, lambs, etc. Dip the cutters in flour first for easier cutting. Decorate with royal icing colors, candies, jelly beans, and ingredients that remind you of Easter.

50 Easy Easter Cookies to Make Today

Take your aprons, bring the kids along, and explore this list for your next Easter cookie treat.

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Mini Cadbury Egg Cookies
The Best Cadbury Egg Cookies! Crispy on the outside, and chewy in the center, these Cadbury cookies are the ultimate Easter treat!

When you want an easy Easter treat that is quick to make and festive, these Cadbury Egg Cookies are the perfect recipe!
Check out this recipe!
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Magic Easter Cookie Bars
Make a delicious Easter dessert with this easy and fun recipe for Easter Magic Cookie Bars. A perfect addition to your Easter celebrations!

What better way to celebrate Easter than by sharing something sweet and delicious? And that’s just what these Magic Cookie Bars will deliver!
Check out this recipe!
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Sprinkle Sugar Cookies
These homemade Sprinkle Sugar Cookies are fun, colorful, & yummy thanks to being covered in crunchy little nonpareils.

The classic chewy sugar cookie with the colors of the rainbow has never tasted better.
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Egg Cookies
These cute Easter Egg Cookies are easy for kids to make using a sugar cookie mix shortcut and colorful fondant!
Decorated Easter egg cookies are a fun activity for the holiday week, a cute gift idea for family and friends, or you could even make a batch to leave as a thank you for the Easter Bunny!
Check out this recipe!
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Birds Nest Cookies
These no-bake bird's nest cookies are made with chocolate, butterscotch, and chow mein noodles, then finished off with candy eggs. The perfect easy Easter dessert!

This is pretty much the easiest Easter treat ever; all you need is 4 ingredients and 5 minutes to make adorable and delicious cookies that everyone will go crazy over!
Check out this recipe!
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Funfetti Easter M&M Cookies
With Easter coming up, try these simple Funfetti cookies using a cake mix, M&M’s, and sprinkles of your choosing!
The Easter Bunny is surely to hop on over to snack on these tasty treats! these cookies come together in no time and it’s a huge hit!
Check out this recipe!
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Sour Cream Easter Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting
Celebrate Easter with these adorable sour cream sugar cookies with cream cheese frosting! The dough is perfect for cutting into bunnies, eggs, and more!

Are you looking for a recipe that’s guaranteed to bring a smile to your face and some sweetness to your taste buds? Then try these sour cream Easter sugar cookies!
Check out this recipe!
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Mini Eggs Cookies
These Mini Eggs Cookies are a fun and festive twist on a delicious, chewy chocolate chip cookie! Perfect for Easter.
The cookies are rather large but can also be made into smaller, more typical cookies if desired.
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Cookie Cake
All of your favorite Easter candy…baked into a buttery, chewy cookie! This Easter Cookie Cake is a colorful candy-filled treat!

This Easter cookie cake is like taking your favorite Easter candy and stuffing it into a thick and chewy cookie! It is so deliciously decadent.
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Bunny Sugar Cookies
Make the cutest Easter Bunny Sugar cookies for easter baskets, easter desserts, or easter treats for a party. Use a bunny-shaped cookie cutter to make these fun Easter cookies.
Bunny sugar cookies are a delightful and visually appealing treat that’s not only easy to make but also brings a touch of whimsy to any spring occasion.
Check out this recipe!
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Vegan Easter Cookies
These vegan Easter cookies are soft and chewy on the inside with crispy edges. They’re packed full of dairy-free chocolate eggs and chocolate chunks, making them the perfect Easter sweet treat!

If you like your cookies soft and chewy, bakery-style, then you’ll love this recipe. These cookies are packed with chocolate chunks and dairy-free Mini Eggs- you can’t get much more Easter than that, can you?!
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Blossom Cookies
Easter blossom cookies are a colorful, festive twist on classic blossom cookies!

A soft and chewy sugar cookie base is rolled in colorful sugar, baked to perfection, and topped with a Hershey’s Kiss to create these beautiful and tasty Easter cookies.
Check out this recipe!
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Easy Bunny Cookies
The holiday season is upon us and these healthy 3-ingredient almond flour cookies are the perfect soft and chewy cookies to add to your cookie tray this year.

With only 3 simple ingredients, these easy almond flour cookies are a breeze to prepare and are sure to be a hit with the whole family! {Gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo & vegetarian}
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Sugar Cookie Sandwiches
Soft, sweet, and almost too cute to eat, these easy Easter sugar cookies are the perfect spring treat.

Tis the season for Easter treats and if you're looking for something that's both delicious AND adorable, then try these easy Easter sugar cookies.
Check out this recipe!
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Double Chocolate Easter Cookies
These Ooey-gooey double chocolate Easter cookies are thick and soft, with chocolate chips and Chocolate easter eggs for extra crunch

These cookies are soft, gooey, and crunchy from the chocolate eggs, with an amazing chocolate flavor and better than store-bought!
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Sugar Cookies
These super easy decorated Easter sugar cookies are topped with a delicious lemon glaze and look so pretty in Easter baskets or on your holiday dessert tray!

There’s no need to mess with fancy cutouts or fussy decorating techniques – just roll, slice, bake, glaze, and sprinkle to make these adorable cookies.
Check out this recipe!
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Koulourakia – Greek Easter Orange Cookies
Hand shaped Koulourakia cookies are traditional at Greek Easter and delightful with tea or coffee, with a delightful orange, buttery flavor!

These traditional Greek Easter cookies are a traditional treat at every Greek event I've ever been to.
Check out this recipe!
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White Chocolate Covered Easter Cookies
These Easter cookies are delicious and super easy to make. They look adorable and are the perfect Easter cookie. They can easily be made gluten-free and are all-natural.

It’s really easy to make a large amount of these or just a quick dozen. And as long as you are careful with the melted chocolate it can be a fun treat to make with kids.
Check out this recipe!
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Easy Coconut Birds Nest Cookies for Easter
We made these adorable coconut bird's nest cookies for Easter and they came out so cute!

As Easter Sunday approaches, make some of these for your Easter events and parties. We love making Easter treats and crafts each year, and these coconut macaroon bird nests are so fun!
Check out this recipe!
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Malted Milk Easter Egg Cookies
Easter treats never looked so sweet! These Easter egg cookies feature a malted milk cookie base peppered with pieces of malted milk candies and semi-sweet chocolate.

They take just 10 minutes to make, use primarily pantry staples, and deliver in all the ways of creamy, chocolate ooey-gooey goodness.
Check out this recipe!
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Cadbury Chocolate Chip Cookies
These Cadbury Chocolate Chip Cookies are the best Easter dessert! The cookies are chewy and loaded with chocolate chips.
They require no chilling time and whip up in just minutes. Try them this Easter holiday! These Easter cookies are perfect for any time of the year, but especially festive for Springtime.
Check out this recipe!
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Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies
Cadbury mini egg cookies are the ultimate Easter cookie treat. An almond flavor homemade cookie that is studded with mini Cadbury eggs in each bite.
Check out this recipe!
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Egg-shaped Lemon Curd Cookies
This Easter, remember to whip up some scrumptious egg-shaped cookies, perfect for children and adults alike.

Perfect sweat and easy Easter snack for kids and adults alike and ready in just 45mins.
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Magic Cookie Bars
These Easter Magic Cookie Bars are a perfect easy Easter dessert to make for the holiday. The bars are easy to make and filled with all sorts of sweet delights young and old will love!
Easter Magic bars are simple dump-and-spread cookie bars with many layers, but super easy to make. It's a festive twist on the classic magic cookie bars recipe.
Check out this recipe!
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Bunny Cookies (Easter Sugar Cookies)
Get ready to bake up some smiles with our Bunny Cookies. These sugar cookies are not just a culinary delight but a work of art with their cute bunny shapes and colorful glaze.
Ideal for brightening up birthdays, or baby showers, or as a fun Easter treat, these cookies are a sweet addition to any occasion.
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Egg Sugar Cookies
This Easter egg sugar cookie recipe makes super cute egg shaped cookies decorated in fondant with pretty pastel colors.
With a detailed step by step decorating guide, these cookies are simple and easy to make (no piping skills required) and make perfect treats for Easter.
Check out this recipe!
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Coconut Macaroon Nutella Nest Cookies
These sweet, adorable Coconut Macaroon Nutella Nest Cookies are perfect for spring and Easter. Coconut and Nutella lovers will sing over these.
These Coconut Macaroon Nutella Cookies sport a hulky coconut vibe. They’re made with coconut lovers in mind.
Check out this recipe!
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Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies
Carrot Cake cookies with cream cheese frosting are just what your Easter called for! Classic oatmeal cookie loaded with carrots, spices, golden raisins, coconut, and walnuts!
It’s got carrots, spices, golden raisins, coconut, and toasted walnuts. You can also use dried pineapple if you’d like which gives it some great texture.
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Cookies
These Easter Cookies are packed with white chocolate chips and M&M’s. Soft, decadent, and delicious.
This easy Easter cookie recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes. Your whole family with fall in love with these Easter M&M chocolate chip cookies!
Check out this recipe!
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No-Bake Easter Birds Nest Cookies
Try these fun No-Bake Birds Nest Cookies for an easy 10-minute Easter dessert. They're incredible!
They're sweet and crunchy and only require 4 ingredients – melted chocolate, butterscotch, crunchy chow mein noodles, and colorful candy eggs.
Check out this recipe!
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Chewy Carrot Cake Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting
How to make Carrot Cake Cookies with cream cheese frosting. This quick and delicious recipe will have you eating carrot cake flavor in a cookie so fast.
Carrot Cake Cookies are a delightful twist on the classic carrot cake. These soft and chewy cookies are packed with the flavors of cinnamon, grated carrots, and a hint of vanilla.
Check out this recipe!
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Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Sugar Cookies
These Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Sugar Cookies are fun, delicious, and full of veggies! They're a perfectly cute & kid-friendly treat for any Easter or Spring celebration!
These carrot-shaped cut-out carrot cookies are vegan and allergy-free, made with a carrot cake dough and decorated with dairy-free & naturally colored white chocolate.
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Chocolate Chip Cookie Squares
Looking for a yummy Easter dessert? Look no further! These Easter Chocolate Chip Cookie Squares are darling and delicious!
These Easter chocolate chip cookie squares are so colorful and festive! These are even a dessert you could include the kiddos in making.
Check out this recipe!
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Koulourakia – Greek Easter Cookies
For all homemade cookie lovers, this is a delicious traditional Greek dessert.
These traditional Greek cookies are very chewy and flavorful and go perfectly with a cup of milk or for your coffee break.
Check out this recipe!
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Skillet Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie
Cadbury egg cookies are a favorite of mine. Today's recipe comes with a fun twist though. We created Cadbury egg skillet cookies.
They're a fun twist on the traditional chocolate chip cookie recipe and they make for a great holiday treat.
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Carrot Cake Cookies
Best carrot cake cookies! These cookies have light and fluffy cream cheese frosting on top of moist carrot cake cookies.
They have all the wonderful flavors of classic carrot cake with their warm spices and delicious cream cheese frosting, but they’re so much faster than making a whole cake.
Check out this recipe!
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Italian Easter Egg Cookie with Eggs
Cudduraci, also called colluraci, collure or cuddhure, are traditional Italian Easter cookies from Calabria, the famous Southern Italian region which occupies the southern tip of Italy.
These cookies are also popular in other Southern Italian regions where they are found under different names: in Sicily they are called pupi cu l’ova, and in Puglia scarcelle.
Check out this recipe!
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Adorable Easter Cookie Cups
Enjoy a mini sweet bite this Easter! The combination of sugar cookies filled with creamy frosting and candy makes these Easter Cookie Cups an eggcellent treat!
Try these yummy cookie bites. These Easter Cookie Cups, which look like adorable little bird nests, are one of our favorites!
Check out this recipe!
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Carrot Cake Cookies
These soft, spiced Carrot Cake Mix Cookies are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
With a few simple ingredients and a box of carrot cake mix, you can easily whip up a batch of delicious cookies with an added layer of cream cheese frosting for extra indulgence!
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Sugar Cookies with Buttercream and Sprinkles
Easter sugar cookies always make a great addition to your festive table. Homemade Easter treats like these cut out cookies are simple to make and you can have fun icing them too.
I love choosing sprinkles in Easter colors and decorating them. You will love these simply decorated Easter cookies with buttercream and sprinkles.
Check out this recipe!
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Pistachio Pudding Cookies
Soft, chewy cookies with a subtle pistachio flavor studded with melted white chocolate. These cookies are easy to make and even easier to eat!
These pistachio pudding cookies are gorgeous and lovely spring greens just perfect for St. Patrick’s Day and Easter. They’re delicious too. We just can’t stop eating them around here!
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Cutout Shortbread Cookies
Easter Shortbread Cutout Cookies are a lightly sweet, buttery shortbread that melts in your mouth.
Pastel colored dough and edible glitter transform plain cookies into a sparkling spring time treat.
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Egg Sugar Cookies Recipe
These adorable Easter Egg Sugar Cookies are as gorgeous as they are delicious! Brighten up any Easter gathering with these delicious frosted sugar cookies!
Vanilla flavored with a vibrant buttercream frosting, they’re decorated to become the cutest Easter cookies.
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Macarons
Macarons are my favorite cookie. They’re light, sweet, delicious, and elegant. A little touch of Paris in your kitchen. These Easter Macarons are perfect springtime treats.
While these definitely take some practice and effort to master the technique, once you do, you’ll love having these cookies in your repertoire!
Check out this recipe!
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Cadbury Egg Cookies
These are easy, cute, and delicious cookies.The dough is vanilla-flavored and you get crunchy bits of chocolate in every bite.
Made with chopped chocolate mini eggs and almonds, they're especially great for Easter brunch.
Check out this recipe!
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Creme Egg Cookies
These might just be the most unbelievably rich and amazing Easter cookies I've ever made! My Creme Egg Cookies are filled with an entire full size Cadbury's Creme Egg. A one bowl recipe, no need to chill before baking.
And you'll get five fudgy jumbo chocolate cookies! Crushed Mini Eggs in the dough and on top of each super chewy chocolate cookie, enveloping the ultimate Easter chocolate – a Creme Egg.
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Birds Nest Cookies
Birds Nest Cookies – Celebrate Easter with these easy and quick Bird Nest Cookies! Made with Easter chocolate eggs, chow mein noodles, dark chocolate and peanut butter, it makes the perfect Easter treat!
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Egg Macarons
These super pretty Easter macarons are sure to bring some color to your table! Filled with a vanilla buttercream, they are light, airy and perfectly chewy.
Decorated with pastel colors, these delicious Easter cookies taste as good as they look! Add a touch of class to your day with these homemade beauties!
Check out this recipe!
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Easy Carrot Cake Cookies
Carrot Cake Cookies put everything you love about carrot cake into deliciously easy grab-and-go cookies.
Packed full of carrot and cinnamon flavor, and topped with cream cheese frosting, your friends and family will love these quick and flavorful cookies.
Check out this recipe!
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Easter Sugar Cookie Recipe
Easter Sugar Cookies are the best Easter Cookie Recipe! Use your favorite easter cookie cutters for a delicious, simple treat!
If you're looking for the best Easter Cookie Recipe- you've found it! With only 5-star reviews, these Easter Sugar Cookies are so easy to make with only 7 ingredients.
Check out this recipe!

Easter Cookies FAQs

Can I use different types of flour in my Easter cookies?
Follow the recipe instructions for your chosen recipe. See if it allows for substitution and what alternative flours you can use. But generally, you can use different types of flour in your Easter cookie dough. Flours like almonds, whole wheat, or oat flour can add a unique flavor and texture to your cookies.

How do I stop my cookies from spreading too much in the oven?
If your cookies are spreading too much, there are normally two reasons why I think that will happen. The first is there’s too much butter and too little flour. Try adjusting your butter and flour measurements.

If that doesn’t help, try chilling your cookie dough for 20 minutes to 1 hour before baking them. This relaxes the dough and helps to bind the ingredients together so they don’t spread too much in the oven.

How can I make my cookies look festive or as beautiful as the ones in the recipes?
Cut your dough into Easter-themed shapes. Decorate with Easter-themed colors, and add some Easter candies, eggs, royal icing, sprinkles, etc.

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