Cute Cookies for Your Easter Celebration

Spruce up your Easter baskets with thoughtful, homemade treats that celebrate the season, like crunchy butterscotch bird nests and tender macaroons decorated to look like baby chicks.

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Sugar Cookie Easter Bunny House

This sweet bunny hutch is made from a buttery cookie that's hard to resist nibbling as you build. It's a great project to do with kids, and since the roof is detachable, the house doubles as an Easter basket, which they can fill with cookies and Easter candy.

Get the Recipe: Sugar-Cookie Easter Bunny House

Butterscotch Bird Nests

Part candy, part cookie, these candy nests are easy to make and the crunchy, salty pretzels are delicious with the sweet butterscotch coating. Kids can help by breaking the pretzels, scooping the nests and arranging the eggs in them.

Get the Recipe: Butterscotch Bird Nests

Giant Easter Egg Cookie

Save time by using store-bought cookie dough for this giant treat. Top with homemade icing and attach the candies in patterns to make a decorative Easter egg.

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Easter Bunny Centerpiece

Add whimsy to your Easter spread by following Sandra Lee's example: She shapes cherry-flavored cookie dough into bunny shapes and places them in their own little habitat for guests to appreciate before enjoying them as dessert.

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Flower Cookie Pops

Take two store-bought ingredients — colorful lollipops and sugar cookie dough — and turn them into these festive springtime cookies in just a few easy steps.

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Lemon Macaroon Chicks

With the help of jelly beans and chocolate chips, classic macaroons can be easily transformed into festive, bite-sized chicks, just in time for your Easter celebration.

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Jam-Filled Almond Macarons

These cheerful pastel-colored French sandwich cookies filled with fruit jam just scream spring.

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Animal Cookies

Ina's shortbread cookies are a delicious blank canvas for rendering bunnies, chicks and other cute springtime creatures in royal icing.

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Swedish Sugar Cookies

These buttery sugar cookies might be a Swedish Christmas tradtion, but pastel sanding sugars make them pretty enough to tuck into Easter baskets.

Get the Recipe: Swedish Christmas Cookies

Pavlova Easter Eggs with Lemon Curd

Our fun and pretty Easter "eggs" are deceptively easy to make. Simply fill sweet meringues with a tart homemade lemon curd, or buy a jar of store-bought curd for an easy shortcut.

Get the Recipe: Pavlova Easter Eggs with Lemon Curd

Carrot Cake Sandwich Cookies

These sweet lil' sandwiches prove that carrots aren't just for bunnies! Made with shredded carrots, oats and raisins with a marshmallow-cream cheese filling, they're guaranteed to be gobbled down quickly at your Easter feast.

Get the Recipe: Carrot Cake Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate Nests

Our cute edible nests require just four ingredients — dark chocolate, pretzel sticks, coconut oil and chocolate egg candies — and require 20 minutes to make a batch.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Nests

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