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Fun Easter treats to make with your kids

Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...

Gets the kids in the kitchen

It's time to have some fun in the kitchen. These Easter-inspired desserts and activities will help everyone have a good time!
Gets the kids in the kitchen

It's always fun when you can get the whole family into the kitchen. These three fun treats are sure to have the whole family smiling and of course will bring tons of fun to the kitchen.

Peeps s'mores recipe

This is a fun spin on the tradional campfire dessert recipe. Just replace the classic marshmallow and use a Peep instead. It's deliciously sweet!

Serving size 1 s'more


  • 2 graham crackers halves
  • 2 pieces chocolate
  • 1 bunny shaped Peeps


  1. Add chocolate and the Peeps to one of the chocolate halves.
  2. Microwave for a few seconds (you will see the marshmallow start to puff).
  3. Top with other graham cracker half.

Homemade Easter carrots

Gets the kids in the kitchenThese little carrots are perfect in the Easter basket or as a delicious lunchbox surprise. Feel free to mix it up and use any orange colored candy or cracker.

Serving size 1 Easter carrot


  • 1 large pastry piping bag
  • 1 large piece of green raffia ribbon
  • Goldfish crackers


  1. Fill piping bag full of golfish crackers, and leave about four inches at the top.
  2. Tie with raffia ribbon.

Chocolate bird nests recipe

These sweet little chocolate bird nests are a perfect decoration and dessert for Easter. The kids will love to help shape them into little nests and add the sweet chocolate eggs.

Serving size 4 bird nests

Gets the kids in the kitchenIngredients:

  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 1 cup small chow mein noodles
  • 12 small chocolate or malted egg shaped candy


  1. Melt chocolate.
  2. Add chow mein noodles and stir to combine (if the mixture looks too loose, add some more noodles).
  3. Divide mixture into four parts, spoon onto parchament paper and shape into nest.
  4. Put little chocolate or malted eggs into nest and let the chocolate set up for about 30 minutes.

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