This collection of seasonal biscuits will get you into the Easter spirit with ideas for everything from buttery bunny biscuits to Easter nests.
These Easter biscuit recipes are sure to inspire you this spring. Easter is the perfect time to get creative in the kitchen with some delicious baking and we think that these sweet Easter-themed biscuits are the perfect choice.
With the kids off school, it’s the perfect excuse to make some treats together and have fun decorating your masterpieces with colourful icing and designs.
This collection of seasonal biscuits will get you in the spirit of the season with ideas for everything from buttery bunny biscuits to Easter nests.
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First on the list are these cheeky little bunny faces are fast and fun to make and you need just a few ingredients – you?ll probably already have them in the cupboard. Made with wholemeal flour, these are much healthier than shop-bought biscuits. If you don’t have a bunny cookie cutter, this handy recipe also shows how to make an easy template from paper.
If you love Creme Egg you really must whip up a batch of these gooey brownie cookies topped with melting Creme Eggs. They’re really easy to make and taste delicious!
You couldn’t have Easter without egg-shaped biscuits. Made with golden caster sugar, delicious spices and sweet vanilla, these simple biscuits are the best way we know to celebrate Easter. Have fun with the kids (or even by yourself) coming up with colourful and creative patterns to decorate your biscuit eggs with.
Looking for a fun and indulgent treat to make with the kids while they’re off school? We think these will go down a treat. This recipe is by Choccywoccydoodah who know a thing or two about making the most of chocolate – what could be more perfect for Easter? You could serve these gooey marshmallow sandwiches up for a film-night treat.
Get the kids involved in making these delicious vanilla Easter biscuits. Learn how to make your own Easter chicks, bunnies and lambs.
These colourful biscuits by our mummy blogger, Anneliese, have been designed especially to make with little ones, including all the steps they can do themselves. With all the pretty pastel colours of spring, these will look great on your Easter tea table. Made from buttery shortbread, white chocolate and sprinkles, they are real crowd pleasers.
A touch more chocolate won’t hurt, will it? These classic biscuits are delicious at any time of the year but are especially good for using up any leftover Easter eggs you might have hanging around. From start to finish, these little beauties take just 25 minutes so can be whipped up with hardly any trouble at all, beware though – they won’t last long either!
We know at Easter sometimes there can be a whole lot of chocolate in the house so you might fancy something with a little less sugar while still treating yourself. These chocolate chip cookies are rich and delicious, made with almond milk, natural sweetener instead of sugar and fragrant vanilla extract.
These biscuits are melt-in-the-mouth with a subtle hint of vanilla to make them a really delicious homemade snack. They hold their shape perfectly; making them ideal to make into whatever you fancy – think bunnies, carrots and Easter eggs. Once you’ve mastered the cookies you can decorate them with pretty colours to make them look as good as they taste.
With all the pretty flowers around at Easter time we can’t resist making our baking look as gorgeous as them. This recipe shows how to get perfect results in just a few easy steps so even if you’re not a baking pro you’ll have an impressive batch of biscuits in a jiffy. These make lovely gifts when wrapped in pastel tissue paper and ribbon.
Get the recipe: Spring meadow biscuits
Have fun in the holidays with the kids making these simple biscuits from crafty Kirstie Allsopp. With mixed spice, zesty lemon and a buttery crunch, these little biscuits have all the classic Easter flavours. Kids will love decorating whatever shape you come up with, from bunnies and flowers to Easter eggs and carrots – let your imagination run wild.
Make little nests to rest on top of your Easter biscuits with these creative cookies. The biscuit recipe only has four ingredients and can be in the oven in under 10 minutes, perfect for when time is tight on busy holiday days. You could change the icing colour using food colouring or gel, we like pastel shades for Easter.
These buttery bunny biscuits have a similar flavour to hot cross buns so will make sure you’re in the Easter spirit while you have your afternoon treat. Make these as a welcome change to all that chocolate you’ll have in the house at Easter. You could change the shapes of these biscuits too as the mixture holds its shape really well.
Get the recipe: Spiced Easter cookies
A great family project, these simple chocolate cookies only need 7 minutes in the oven and are super simple for little hands to master. Decorated as little nests with a generous drizzle of melted chocolate and a few marzipan eggs, these will go down a treat with the kids.
Why not wrap these cute biscuits up as presents for friends and family instead of giving out Easter eggs? Flavoured with cinnamon mixed spice and lemon, these biscuits are bursting with flavour making them the perfect afternoon treat with your cup of tea. We love the crunchy sugar finish which is baked in the oven to make it golden and crumbly.
Get the recipe: Easter bunny currant biscuits
Sharp lemon zest gives these biscuits a fresh edge, the ideal thing for spring time when everything is starting to become brighter. You could make a batch of these for the kids and then let them go wild with the decoration, just put out little bowls of Smarties, icing and sprinkles and see what they come up with.
Follow this video tutorial by Gizzi Erskine and her two adorable helpers to make sure you get perfect results every time. Gizzi has some fun ideas for decorating these vanilla cookies that the kids will love, perfect if they have friends round and you’re looking for an afternoon activity you can all do together.