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.

Mini tart cherry galettes on parchment paper with a metal spatula garnished with lemon zest.
Mini Cherry Galettes. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.
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Blueberry Chocolate Macaroons

Dark chocolate blueberry macaroons in a metal bowl.
Blueberry Chocolate Macaroons. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

These macaroons are a no-brainer for your Easter dessert. They’re quick to make, and the combo of blueberries and dark chocolate is a winner every time. Plus, they look fancy without you having to do much. Great for impressing the family without breaking a sweat.
Get the Recipe: Blueberry Chocolate Macaroons

Chocolate Stuffed Strawberries

Chocolate stuffed strawberries on a white plate.
Chocolate Stuffed Strawberries. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Chocolate stuffed strawberries are a classic with a twist. They’re easy to make, and adding a bit of sea salt really brings out the chocolate flavor. These are perfect for when you want a lighter dessert that still feels indulgent.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Stuffed Strawberries

Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookie Skillet

Chocolate chip cookie skillet in a cast iron pan.
Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookie Skillet. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Got six ingredients? That’s all you need for this chocolate chunk cookie skillet. It’s super easy and totally hits the spot with its gooey middle and crispy edges. Perfect for Easter, it’s a crowd-pleaser and a great way to end the meal on a sweet note.
Get the Recipe: Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookie Skillet

Lemon Blueberry Mini Cheesecakes

Mini lemon blueberry cheesecakes with granola crust.
Lemon Blueberry Mini Cheesecakes. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

These mini cheesecakes are a hit for Easter. Lemon and blueberry together? Yes, please. They’re easy to make, and the individual servings are perfect for handing out after dinner. It’s a fun way to enjoy cheesecake without having to commit to a big slice.
Get the Recipe: Lemon Blueberry Mini Cheesecakes

Orange Glazed Cardamom Cake

Orange glazed cardamom cake on a white plate with a fork.
Orange Glazed Cardamom Cake. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This orange glazed cardamom cake is a must for your Easter celebration. It’s moist, flavorful, and the cardamom adds a perfect hint of spice. Plus, the orange glaze on top makes it irresistibly good.
Get the Recipe: Orange Glazed Cardamom Cake

Mini Cherry Galettes

Mini tart cherry galettes on parchment paper with a metal spatula garnished with lemon zest.
Mini Cherry Galettes. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Bring these mini cherry galettes to the table, and you’re sure to get smiles all around. They’re packed with flavor thanks to the sour cherries and a hint of orange. Plus, they’re super easy to make, which means more time to hang out with the family.
Get the Recipe: Mini Cherry Galettes

Lime Avocado Tart

Avocado lime tart with granola crust topped with cacao nibs.
Lime Avocado Tart. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This lime avocado tart is a fantastic choice for Easter. It’s creamy, tangy, and surprisingly refreshing. Plus, it’s a great conversation starter – avocado in a dessert? Trust me, one bite and everyone will be asking for the recipe.
Get the Recipe: Lime Avocado Tart

Key Lime Coconut Panna Cotta

Key lime coconut panna cotta on a white plate topped with a strawberry lime compote.
Key Lime Coconut Panna Cotta. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This panna cotta is like a little slice of dessert paradise. It’s creamy, it’s got that zing from the key lime, and the coconut milk makes it super smooth. Topped with some strawberry compote, it’s a fresh and tasty way to wrap up your Easter dinner.
Get the Recipe: Key Lime Coconut Panna Cotta

Strawberry Almond Galette

Strawberry almond galette.
Strawberry Almond Galette. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This strawberry almond galette is just what your Easter needs. It’s straightforward, but the combination of strawberries and almonds will have everyone asking for seconds. And it looks gorgeous without too much effort.
Get the Recipe: Strawberry Almond Galette

Orange Ginger Pear and Quince Crisp

Orange Ginger Pear and Quince Crisp. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Fill your house with the smell of this orange ginger pear and quince crisp baking. It’s the perfect comfort dessert for Easter, and serving it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream is just perfection.
Get the Recipe: Orange Ginger Pear and Quince Crisp

Irish Cream Cheesecake

No bake Irish cream cheesecake in a glass jar garnished with mint leaf.
Irish Cream Cheesecake. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This no-bake Irish cream cheesecake is a breeze to make and so creamy. It’s a great way to add a little boozy flavor to your Easter dessert lineup without any of the work that traditional cheesecakes require.
Get the Recipe: Irish Cream Cheesecake

Chocolate Strawberry Bread Pudding

Strawberry chocolate chip bread pudding in a white baking dish.
Chocolate Strawberry Bread Pudding. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

If you’re looking for something special this Easter, this chocolate strawberry bread pudding is the way to go. It’s got that rich chocolate taste with juicy strawberries mixed in. Super delicious and perfect for when you want to mix things up a bit.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Strawberry Bread Pudding

No-Bake Oatmeal Raspberry Sandwich Cookies

Oatmeal raspberry sandwich cookies on parchment paper.
No-Bake Oatmeal Raspberry Sandwich Cookies. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Looking for a hassle-free Easter dessert? These no-bake oatmeal raspberry sandwich cookies are your answer. They’re quick, easy, and oh-so-good. Perfect for a last-minute dessert that still feels special.
Get the Recipe: No-Bake Oatmeal Raspberry Sandwich Cookies

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