We're Calling It: Chicks Are the New Bunny Butts This Easter

And we have seven too-cute recipes to prove it.

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There’s no doubt that when it comes to Easter, bunnies (and their fluffy rear-ends) will always have a special place in all our hearts. This year, however, we’ve noticed that chicks are having a really big moment. And we’re totally here for it! From adorable doughnut pops to creative slice-and-bake cookies, here are all the chick treats that are ruffling our feathers — and taste buds — this Easter.

Chick Doughnut Pops (pictured above)

Pint-sized Easter guests won't be able to resist these adorable chocolate-covered doughnut pops. Make them the night before to give friends and family the perfect grab-and-go treat as they hunt for Easter eggs in the morning.

Food Network Kitchen’s Peep Sunflower Cake.

Photo by: Matt Armendariz

Matt Armendariz

You won't feel bad about pulling the petals off of this flower. To create the sunflower's center, crumble chocolate wafer cookies with a rolling pin.

Yellow sanding sugar is used to give these

Yellow sanding sugar gives these charming chickies their golden shine. To make the beak and feet, trim circus peanut candies with a kitchen shear.

Food Network Kitchen’s Chick Slice-and-Bake Cookies.

Photo by: Matt Armendariz

Matt Armendariz

Get kids in on the Easter fun by having them decorate a batch of these DIY slice-and-bake cookies. To give each chick a cute little beak, sandwich your orange and yellow cookie doughs together before baking.

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Photo by: Kat Teutsch

Kat Teutsch

Not only does this colossal creation look exactly like a massive Peep, thanks to its crunchy outer layer of sanding sugar it tastes just like one, too!

Add a fun surprise to your kid's Easter basket by filling it with a few of these sweet cereal treats. When forming these chicks, add a dash of vegetable oil to your hands to keep the marshmallow and cereal mixture from sticking to your fingers.

Photo by: Stephen Murello

Stephen Murello

The world may never know which came first — the chicken or the egg — but we do know that these whimsical cupcakes are delicious, nonetheless. With their mouthwatering marshmallow frosting and shredded coconut topping, we wouldn't be surprised if you start making them year-round.

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