Easter is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to stock up on all your favorite candies! Whether you’re looking for classic treats like jelly beans and chocolate bunnies, or more unique options like Peeps and Cadbury Creme Eggs, there’s no shortage of options available. To help you make the most of the Easter candy sales, we’ve put together some mouth-watering recipes that incorporate your favorite sweets. So, grab your shopping cart and get ready to indulge in some seriously delicious treats!
Recipe 1: Easter Candy Bark
Looking for a quick and easy way to use up all those Easter candy leftovers? This candy bark recipe is the perfect solution. With just a few ingredients and minimal prep time, you can create a beautiful and delicious dessert that’s sure to impress.
– 12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips – 1 cup assorted Easter candies (jelly beans, M&Ms, Peeps, etc.)
1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 2. Melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler or in the microwave. 3. Pour the melted chocolate onto the prepared baking sheet and spread it out evenly. 4. Sprinkle the Easter candies on top of the chocolate, pressing them down gently. 5. Chill the candy bark in the refrigerator for 30 minutes, or until the chocolate has hardened. 6. Break the bark into pieces and serve.
– Calories: 250 – Fat: 14g – Carbohydrates: 31g – Protein: 2g – Sodium: 10mg
– Prep Time: 10 minutes – Chill Time: 30 minutes
– Baking sheet – Parchment paper – Double boiler or microwave
– Serve as a festive dessert at Easter gatherings. – Package in cellophane bags and give as gifts to friends and family.
– Use white chocolate or milk chocolate instead of semi-sweet chocolate. – Swap out the Easter candies for your favorite toppings, such as nuts, dried fruit, or pretzels.
– Use vegan chocolate chips for a dairy-free option. – Use gluten-free Easter candies for a gluten-free option.
– Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
– Use a spatula to spread the melted chocolate evenly on the baking sheet. – Don’t overcrowd the bark with too many toppings, or it may not set properly.
– Can I use dark chocolate instead of semi-sweet chocolate? Yes, you can use any type of chocolate you prefer. – Can I make this recipe ahead of time? Yes, you can make the candy bark up to a week in advance and store it in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
Recipe 2: Cadbury Creme Egg Milkshake
If you’re a fan of Cadbury Creme Eggs, you’re going to love this milkshake recipe! It’s rich, creamy, and packed with all the flavors of this classic Easter candy.
– 3 Cadbury Creme Eggs – 2 cups vanilla ice cream – 1 cup milk – Whipped cream (optional)
1. Chop 2 of the Cadbury Creme Eggs into small pieces. 2. In a blender, combine the chopped Cadbury Creme Eggs, vanilla ice cream, and milk. Blend until smooth. 3. Pour the milkshake into glasses. 4. Cut the remaining Cadbury Creme Egg in half and place one half on top of each milkshake. 5. Top with whipped cream, if desired.
– Calories: 500 – Fat: 22g – Carbohydrates: 67g – Protein: 10g – Sodium: 160mg
– Prep Time: 5 minutes
– Serve as a fun and festive dessert at Easter parties. – Enjoy as an indulgent treat on your own.
– Add a scoop of chocolate ice cream for an extra chocolatey milkshake. – Use almond or soy milk for a dairy-free option.
– Use vegan or dairy-free ice cream for a vegan or dairy-free option. – Use a sugar-free sweetener instead of the Cadbury Creme Eggs for a healthier option.
– This milkshake is best enjoyed immediately.
– If the milkshake is too thick, add more milk a little at a time until you reach the desired consistency. – For an even more decadent treat, top the milkshake with chocolate syrup or sprinkles.
– Can I use a different type of candy in this recipe? Yes, you can use any type of candy you prefer, such as Reese’s Pieces or Snickers. – Can I make this recipe ahead of time? No, this milkshake is best enjoyed immediately after making.
Easter candy sales are the perfect opportunity to indulge in all your favorite treats. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy recipe to use up candy leftovers, or a more indulgent dessert that incorporates your favorite sweets, we hope these recipes have inspired you to get creative in the kitchen. So, go ahead and treat yourself to something sweet this Easter – you deserve it!