With Easter right around the corner that means it’s time to talk about candy. We’ve all got our favorites, but there’s always room in the basket for something new and exciting. After a cavity inducing amount of testing, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 Easter candies that you really shouldn’t miss out on. Whether you’re filling baskets for the kiddos or just treating yourself, these are the best picks that everyone should indulge in this one time a year.

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Cadbury Mini Eggs

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Cadbury Mini Eggs have a hard shell adorably decorated in a speckled design and creamy chocolate inside, making them a hit for both texture and taste. They’re colorful and look great in an Easter basket, making them a popular choice. Try to eat just one or two, it’s impossible and the reason it makes the top 10 list.

Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs

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If you like the regular Reese’s peanut butter cup, there’s no reason you won’t fall in love with their Easter offering in the shape of an egg. It’s similar in taste to their regular cups but with a slightly different ratio of chocolate to peanut butter. They’re a favorite for those who like a sweet and salty combo.

Cadbury Creme Eggs

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The Cadbury Creme Egg has been around for over 100 years now and it’s a long time favorite for combining chocolate with a sweet, gooey center in a way that truly mimics a real egg. They’re known for being indulgent and a fun, messy treat that many look forward to.

Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate Truffle Easter Eggs

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Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate Truffle Easter Eggs are known for their smooth and rich chocolate. They’re exactly like the truffles we all know and love just bigger and therefore better. This is a rich option for any Easter basket and not something you want to attempt in one bite.

Ferrero Collection Crispy Eggs

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Ferrero Collection Crispy Eggs go beyond just a smooth creamy filling and offer their classic crunchy center. They’re different than the classic hazelnut offering the candy is known for using just a few rice krisps in this candy but the textural difference is a welcomed addition.

Jelly Belly Spring Mix Jellybeans

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Jelly Belly Spring Mix Jellybeans are include a fun variety of flavors and vibrant colors. They’re fruity and tangy, making them a fun must-have add-in for any jelly bean loving kid.

Dove Dark Chocolate Eggs

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Dove Dark Chocolate Eggs cater to those who prefer dark chocolate, offering a smooth, rich taste that’s not overly sweet. Everyone knows and loves Dove for their inspirational saying on the inside of a wrapper and these Easter eggs are no different.

Russell Stover Eggs

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Russell Stover Eggs are individually wrapped and a classic choice for an Easter basket with their chocolate and marshmallow filling. The flattened backside of the egg is the perfect shape to hold just the right amount of filling to chocolate ratio.

Cadbury Caramel Eggs

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Cadbury Caramel Eggs are just like their creme egg sibling but stuffed with…you guessed it, caramel. Some prefer this slightly less sweet filling to that of the creme egg but it’s really a matter of personal choice.

Lindt Milk Chocolate Bunny

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The Lindt Milk Chocolate Bunny is iconic for its smooth, high-quality chocolate in a fun bunny shape. No Easter basket is complete without a chocolate bunny and this is our pick for the best one out there. It’s classic gold wrapper and red ribbon is a must-have for every holiday.

The 10 Worst Easter Candies No One Wants In Their Basket

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Easter is right around the corner, and that means one thing: candy, and lots of it. But let’s be real, not all Easter treats are created equal. From the bizarrely flavored jelly beans to the solid chocolate bunnies that could double as a doorstop, we’ve all encountered those Easter candies that make us go, “Who actually eats this?” So here’s a list of the worst offenders in the Easter candy world. Do you agree or is your favorite on here?

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13 Easter Desserts That Need To Hop Onto Your Holiday Menu

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Easter’s around the corner, and you know what that means — it’s time to think about the dessert menu. If you’re looking to keep things simple this year, because no one needs complicated recipes that have you running around like a headless chicken, we’ve rounded up some easy, delicious desserts that’ll have everyone at your table asking for seconds. From gooey chocolate skillet cookies to no-bake cheesecakes, there’s something here for every sweet tooth at the holiday.

See Them Here: 13 Easter Desserts That Need To Hop Onto Your Holiday Menu

Top 10 Most Common Food Safety Mistakes People Make At Home

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Navigating kitchen safety can sometimes feel like walking through a minefield of dos and don’ts. Let’s shed some light on the common food safety mistakes that sneak into our daily routines. By understanding and adjusting these small, often overlooked actions, we can significantly improve our food handling practices and keep our kitchens and families safe.

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