Homemade Easter Basket Ideas

Homemade Easter Candy Is Easy

Making Homemade Easter Candy Is Easy

If you are looking for Homemade Easter Basket Ideas, you have come to the right Place.  Making your own Easter Treats may sound complicated, but truth is, most Easter Candy is very simple and FUN to make!

Let’s start with how easy it is to make your own Candy Peeps.  Here is the arsenal that I suggest you begin with:

Flavored Jello (whichever colors you like)

MarshmallowsHomemade Easter Treats
Wax or parchment paper

As you can see, I used a corn on the cobb serving set. This works beautifully!   You can get yours here.

Setting Up

Fill a deep bowl with cold water.
Empty your Jello packets into bowls, using a different bowl for each color/flavor
Wax paper to put your Peeps on to dry

Homemade Easter Candy


Skewer your marshmallow.
Dip Marshmallow in cold water and shake off excess.
Roll your Marshmallow in the Jello powder, being sure to coat all sides.Roll Marshmallow in Jello
Place them on parchment or wax paper to dry for 2 hours, or up to overnight.

Keep in an airtight container or ziplock bag until ready!

Easter Basket Ideas

These are Delicious too!  The Jello Flavor on the outside dries to offer a little texture and an added burst of flavor, with the soft marshmallow in the middle.

You must check these out for the Vegan Peeps option!!


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