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13 Sweet Ways to Use Your Leftover Easter Candy

Apr 6 2015 - 9:02am

The Easter bunny left your kids with a large supply of candy, and they are ready to feast for days on the sweet stuff. If they do, however, they will be stuck with sugar highs, stomachaches, and potentially some cavities. Instead of letting them binge on their basket supply, why not whip up one of these delicious desserts? Your kids will be so happy with these treats, that they'll forgive you for making them wear super cheesy Easter outfits.

Easter Egg Bark

Robin Eggs and pastel-colored frosting are key in this colorful treat [1].

Source: The Novice Chef [2]

Whopper Egg Brownies

If your kids like the malted candies, then they'll love these deluxe brownies [3].

Source: Confessions of a Cook Book Queen [4]

Chex Nests

Want to get your kids in the kitchen? Whip up some no-bake cookies [5] from their basket of goodies.

Source: Tablespoon [6]

Rice Krispies Treats Peeps

As if Rice Krispies Treats weren't sweet enough to begin with, these Rice Krispies Treats Peeps [7] will keep 'em full of sugar!

Source: Love From the Oven [8]

Jelly Bean Pop-Tarts

Why buy the pastries when you can create them [9] from leftover jelly beans?

Source: Serious Eats [10]

Robin Egg Malted Milkshake

Give the kid's milkshake a malty twist [11] by throwing in a few Robin Eggs.

Source: Pass the Sushi [12]

Chocolate Pudding Cookies

For a pop of color (and some extra chocolate), toss a few Robin Eggs or Easter M&M's into the cookie mix [13].

Source: Two Peas and Their Pod [14]

Peep S'mores

You don't have to wait till Summer to make s'mores [15]! And if you use Peeps, they will be extra colorful.

Source: My Borrowed Heaven [16]

Cadbury Egg Cookie Cake Bars

The addition of Cadbury Creme Eggs gives Picky Palate's Cookie Cake Bars [17] a marshmallow-like consistency. Yum!

Source: Picky Palate [18]

Spring Brownies

Pastel M&M's are the key to taking boxed brownies [19] to the next level.

Source: Tablespoon [20]

Oreo Truffles

If you bought one too many boxes of Spring Oreos, use them to make these tasty truffles [21].

Source: Gimme Some Oven [22]

Easter Surprise Cupcakes

These tasty cupcakes are filled with classic Easter candies [23] and topped with an adorable Peep.

Source: Tablespoon [24]

White Chocolate Puppy Chow With Cadbury Eggs

Incorporating Cadbury Mini Eggs into puppy chow mix [25] makes for an addictive Spring snack.

Source: Design, Eat, Repeat [26]

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