13 Bunny Approved Fresh and Fruity Easter Desserts

Cyd Converse

My favorite dessert of all time is a strawberry poke cake recipe that my mom has made me for my birthday nearly every year since my sixth birthday.

Because my birthday typically falls close to Easter depending on the year, I consider the same kind of fresh and fruity desserts an Easter essential.

From cakes to cupcakes, from cookies to cheesecakes, these Easter desserts are not only our favorites, but they are also Easter bunny approved.

1. Funfetti Strawberry Poke Cake Recipe

Speaking of strawberry poke cake, this Funfetti strawberry poke cake recipe is a sweet and festive spring dessert that's just perfect for Easter. When you marry the flavors of strawberry together with Funfetti something truly magical happens. The base is a strawberry cake mix making the prep super easy while the homemade whipped cream frosting makes this cake something special.

2. Lemon Blueberry No Bake Cheesecakes

These miniature lemon blueberry no bake cheesecakes my precisely my idea of a lovely Easter dessert. Tart, tangy and oh so good, these no bake cheesecakes are served in individual jars for maximum cuteness. Thick layers of creamy cheesecake filling and blueberry are spooned over a cinnamon graham cracker crust then topped with whipped cream and fresh berries.

3. Lemon Lime Cupcakes Recipe

When it comes to these lemon lime cupcakes, let me assure you that they do not disappoint! Think loads of freshly grated lemon and lime zest in the cupcakes themselves with a generous swirl of lemon lime buttercream to top everything off. These fresh and bright citrus confections level up what a cupcake should be, and they're perfect for finishing off Easter dinner.

4. Gluten Free Sugar Cookie Bars Recipe

I love that these sugar cookie bars are so festive, but also gluten free! Think all of the flavor from frosted sugar cookies without the extra work of rolling and cutting out sugar cookies. The sugar cookie base is soft but the edges are nice and chewy, a combination I love. Topped with a light and creamy buttercream frosting, it's easy to customize the colors for Easter or any spring occasion.

5. Raspberry Lemon Blondies Recipe

Fast and easy to make, these chewy raspberry lemon blondies are just the right mix of tart and sweet. They are the exact kind of dessert I love making for Easter - bright, fruity and bursting with the color and flavor of fresh berries. They mix up easily with just a whisk, so there's no fancy equipment needed to make these blondies, which are topped with a thin coating of lemon glaze.

6. Banana Pudding Poke Cake Recipe

Fluffy vanilla cake and banana pudding meet to create an irresistible banana pudding poke cake that will be a sure hit at your Easter celebration. It's a luscious dessert that quickly becomes an instant favorite, but I love that it is so simple to make. Visiting family for Easter? This is the perfect dessert to make to bring along to share with family and friends.

7. Raspberry Lemon Cookie Bars Recipe

Soft lemon sugar cookie bars filled with raspberry jam, there are few desserts better than indulging in a slice of this raspberry lemon cookie bar. The cookie base is light, buttery, and packed with fresh, bright lemon flavor. (Have I mentioned how much I love lemon desserts?) The sweet raspberry jam paired with fresh raspberries and lemon tastes like a slice of springtime.

8. Fruity Pebble Marshmallow Cookies Recipe

These Fruity Pebble marshmallow cookies are super soft and chewy, ooey-gooey cookies loaded with Fruity Pebbles and mini marshmallows. Basically, these are for the kids and the kids at heart attending your Easter celebration. The bright colors are a great complement to your Easter festivities while the sweet, fruity flavors appeal to kids (and bunnies) of all ages.

9. Hummingbird Cupcakes Recipe

There is nothing better than a moist cupcake with a creamy, sweet frosting. When that cupcake is packed with flavor and beautifully put together, it is even better. If you’ve never had hummingbird cupcakes, they are a banana cupcake packed with pineapple, coconut, and a few pecans for crunch. These cupcakes aren't overly sweet and the cream cheese frosting is the perfect finishing touch.

10. Funfetti Blondies Recipe

Pretty much if you add a bunch of color to a dessert, I am going to make a case that it's a contender for a great Easter dessert. These malted milk Funfetti blondies are loaded with colorful sprinkles and white chocolate chips. Perfectly colorful and bright, they are absolutely Easter bunny approved.

11. Rhubarb Lemon Macarons Recipe

Listen. I am not ever going to pretend that macarons are the easiest of desserts to make, because we all know that isn't true. That said, if you are adept at making macarons or want to give it a whirl, these sweet rhubarb lemon macarons are an excellent choice for Easter dessert! We're talking lemon macaron cookies sandwiching lemon rhubarb buttercream and a dollop of rhubarb jam. They are out of this world!

12. Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies Recipe

I would be remiss if I didn't toss one in there for the chocolate lovers and these raspberry cheesecake brownies are the perfect brownie recipe for Easter dessert. Dense, chocolate brownies topped with raspberry swirl cheesecake, these cheesecake brownies are all you will want or need for dessert.

13. Lemon Sugar Cookies Recipe

If you are idea of the perfect dessert is a soft, buttery sugar cookie that melts in your mouth, look no further than this lemon sugar cookie recipe. These lemon sugar cookies are super soft, and so easy to make. Topped with a sweet lemon frosting, they out of this world good. Something about a lemon dessert just screams Easter to me and these are no exception.

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