5 Ways to Make Your Favorite Easter Candy at Home

published Apr 16, 2014
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Before you cock an eyebrow and say, “Ain’t nobody got time for that,” let’s take a second to really appreciate the potential glory of homemade Easter candy. While making all five of these treats would be kinda crazy (in a good way), DIYing even just one of your favorite Easter treats should be encouraged and applauded.

Here are five of our all-time favorite Easter candies, and how to make them at home. Many of these are surprisingly easy and quick!

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Why is it that people have such strong emotions when it comes to Peeps? If you’re one of the true believers this DIY Peeps tutorial is calling your name.

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Cadbury Creme eggs are just as important as ramps and asparagus in terms of springtime eats. Maybe even more. This DIY version doesn’t require any special molds or equipment.

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Arguably the most important Easter candy in all the land. For this DIY version, you’ll need to purchase a bunny mold.

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The amount of starburst jelly beans I consume around Easter borders on inappropriate. Maybe this DIY version will help me control the obsession.

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YOU GUYS! You only need six ingredients to make these chocolate peanut butter Easter eggs. If you’re not feeling insanely ambitious, this DIY tutorial is a safe bet.