We know that the best part of any holiday meal is dessert, and these treats are all sweet, colorful, and just plain adorable. The recipes below are perfect for making with the little ones at home or for extra goodies to add to their Easter baskets or as a Passover reward for finding the afikoman.

Easter Recipes:

[Easter Egg Cupcakes

Easter Egg Cupcakes

](https://www.yummly.com/recipe/Easter-Egg-Cupcakes-Gourmand)

Creating a textured bed of grass with icing is easy if you have the right decorators tip for your pastry bag. Try your skills out on these beautiful cupcakes!

[Homemade Marshmallow Peeps

Homemade Marshmallow Peeps

](https://www.yummly.com/recipe/Homemade-Marshmallow-Peeps-Gourmand)

Peeps are definitely the most fun of all the candies to make.  You can use colored decorators sugar, or mix regular granulated sugar with a bit of food coloring.

[Orange Bunny Buns

Sour Cream Bunny Buns

](https://www.yummly.com/recipe/Orange-Bunny-Buns-Food_com-177895)

These bunny shaped rolls are as cute as can be.  For the eyes, you can use chocolate sprinkles (jimmies) or a bit of melted chocolate.

[Peanut Butter Eggs

Peanut Butter Eggs

](https://www.yummly.com/recipe/Peanut-Butter-Eggs-Recipezaar_2)

There is something about those Reese's eggs that is better than any other form of peanut butter cup and these homemade ones definitely rival the packaged variety.

[Braided Easter Bread

Italian Easter Bread

](https://www.yummly.com/recipe/Braided-Easter-Egg-Bread-Allrecipes)

This traditional sweet Italian Easter bread has a dyed Easter egg in the center!

[Peeps Sunflower Cake

Peeps Sunflower Cake

](https://www.yummly.com/recipe/Peeps-Sunflower-Cake-Recipezaar)

This is the perfect spring cake for any Easter celebration. Who knew that peeps could look like flower petals and chocolate chips could be sunflower seeds?

Passover Recipes:

[Lemon Cupcakes with Blackberry Jam and Lemon Glaze

Lemon Passover Cupcakes with Blackberry Jam and Lemon Glaze

](https://www.yummly.com/recipe/Lemon-Passover-Cupcakes-with-Blackberry-Jam-and-Lemon-Glaze-Gourmand)

No one will be able to resist these beautiful flourless cupcakes with berry jam and lemon glaze.

[Chocolate Covered Toffee Matzo

Chocolate Covered Toffee Matzo

](https://www.yummly.com/recipe/Chocolate-Covered-Toffee-Matzo-matzah-Recipezaar)

This toffee Matzo and many other candies are very simple and inherently kosher for Passover.

[Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake for Passover

](https://www.yummly.com/recipe/Flourless-Chocolate-Cake-for-Passover-Gourmand)

A rich and moist flourless chocolate cake with a ganache glaze that will rival any non Passover-approved desserts!

[Pavlova

Pavlova

](https://www.yummly.com/recipe/Pavlova-2288968)

Since it contains no flour, the traditional pavlova is a superb choice for a Passover dessert.

  Sources: The Bake-Off Flunkie, 52 Kitchen Adventures, Kirbie's Cravings, Italian Dish, Gluten Freedom, My Adventures in Food