Easter Candy Charcuterie Board is a fun and festive way to display all your favorite Easter Candy. Your Easter dinner is complete with this easy candy dessert board.

Easter Candy Charcuterie Board
Want to save this recipe?

We love making charcuterie boards for the holidays. It is a fun and festive way to display our favorite foods. This Easter Candy Charcuterie Board was especially fun because it includes all of our favorite candy. I also love making Easter Bunny Chow, Easter Egg Fruit Pizza and Crock Pot Easter Candy Clusters for a festive treat to give to friends and family.

It’s so easy that I also make Ice Cream Charcuterie Board and American Flag Candy Charcuterie Board for other special occasions.

What does Charcuterie Mean?

Charcuterie is a french word that references prepared and cured cold meats. It is often paired with cheese, fruits, nuts and crackers when served on a charcuterie board.

They are becoming very popular not only for your favorite meats and cheeses but sweets too.

What you will need

Start with a board that has edges on the side. This helps to hold all the items together. Then grab your favorite candy from your local grocery store and start preparing your board.

  • Bunny Peeps or Chick Peeps
  • Jelly Beans
  • Chocolate Easter Bunny
  • Egg Candy
  • Small Bowls

There are different ways to prepare this Easter Candy Charcuterie Board. You can even make it gluten free but choosing gluten free candy.

Ingredients

Ingredients needed to make a Easter Candy Charcuterie Board - peeps, pretzels, egg candy jelly beans, m&m's, marshmallows, easter bunny
  • Blue Bunny Peeps
  • Pink Bunny Peeps
  • Yogurt Covered Pretzels 
  • Robin Egg Candy 
  • Cadbury Creme Eggs 
  • Jelly Beans
  • Easter M&Ms – Pastel M&M
  • Funfetti Jelly Beans 
  • Bunny Marshmallows 
  • Chocolate Easter Bunny 

The complete ingredient list of easter treats can be found in the recipe card.

Variation Ideas

There are so many variation ideas when putting together this Easter Candy Charcuterie Board. Any pastel color candy or white chocolate candies. The fun candies and colors really bring this charcuterie board together.

Other Ideas include

How to Make Easter Charcuterie Board

  • Step 1. Pick out your board or large platter to make Easter boards. – Start with large board, using one with edges is easiest. If you prefer, you can line it with parchment paper.
Board with candy arranged.

Step 2. Start spreading out candy – Place some of the candy in smalls bowls and scatter them throughout the board.  We put the funfetti jelly beans and the regular M&Ms in a small bowl.  

Board with candy arranged together.

Step 3. Add the Larger Candy – Then add in the large items: peeps, Cadbury Eggs, Yogurt Pretzels and the Bunny marshmallows. Finally fill in the open spaces with the other types of candy.  Once assembled, place the chocolate bunny on top.

Why this is the Perfect Easter Dessert Board

  • Options are endless: Add your favorite sweet treats. From chocolate to peanut butter eggs to your favorite color peeps. It is fun to get creative when making this board. We like to make Easter Chocolate Covered Oreos and they are perfect to add.
  • Pick your favorite board – Any size of board will work. Making a charcuterie board creates an amazing center piece for your Easter table.
  • Perfect for all Ages – This is a fun dessert for kids and adults. No baking involved, just grab your favorite candy and everyone will be impressed with how it turns out.

Preparing your Charcuterie Board

There are many different ways to create charcuterie boards. Charcuterie boards can contain your sweet and savory treats and cured meats. Desserts grazing boards are popular because you can do bake goods or candy and they become an instant crowd pleaser.

  • Pick a Color Scheme – Picking allows you to focus on a specific theme when choosing your candy. Add in small bowls of M&M’s, jelly beans and chocolate eggs to give it some height. We like to make birds nest to complete the board.
  • Choose 10 to 12 Items – For a variety of candies, we recommend choosing at least 10 different types of candy. This gives your dessert board eye-appeal and makes all the fun colors pop.
  • Pick a Board – Choose an Easter candy board for how big your crowd is. Everyone loves to graze when you have a holiday get-together. We like to make sure it has edges on the side. You can even use a cutting board.

FAQs

How to arrange the treats?

When creating a charcuterie board we recommend putting the food items in small groups. When we prepare a meat and cheese board, we get different types of meat and cheese and place in small groups.

You can focus on making your candy or other food items symmetrical or arrange them at random. Once you start with adding the candy then it becomes easy to make changes once everything is on the tray to get tight fit.

Add in small bowels to give your tray some height. The location of the bowls and the placement of the candies gives dessert charcuterie boards an appealing look.

Can it be prepared ahead of time?

It is best to assemble this board right before serving.  You can prepare all the ingredients the night before and store them appropriately.  Then easily assemble the board right before it’s ready to be enjoyed. 

Easter Candy Charcuterie Board

More Charcuterie Board Ideas

Make this board for your Easter Celebration. Then come back and leave a comment and star rating.

Easter Candy Charcuterie Board

4.80 from 5 votes
Easter Candy Charcuterie Board is a fun and festive way to display all your Easter Candy. Easter dinner is complete with this dessert board.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 517

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg Blue Bunny Peeps 3 oz
  • 1 pkg Pink Bunny Peeps 3 oz
  • 8 oz Yogurt Covered Pretzels
  • 13 oz Robin Egg Candy
  • 5 count Cadbury Creme Eggs
  • 7 oz Jelly Beans
  • 10 oz Easter M&Ms
  • 10 oz Funfetti Jelly Beans
  • 8 oz Bunny Marshmallows
  • 1 Large Chocolate Easter Bunny
Want to save this?
Just enter your email and I’ll send it right to you, plus great new recipes weekly!

Instructions

  • Start with large board, using one with edges is easiest.
  • Place some of the candy in smalls bowls and scatter them throughout the board.  We put the funfetti jelly beans and the regular M&Ms in a small bowl.
  • Then add in the large items: peeps, Cadbury Eggs, Yogurt Pretzels and the Bunny marshmallows.
  • Finally fill in the open spaces with the other types of candy.
  • When assembling our board, we find that it’s best not to group all of the same items in one place on the board.  We like to scatter the item around the board for a more appealing look.
  • Once it’s assembled the board, place the chocolate bunny on top and then it’s ready to share with your friends and family.

Recipe Notes

It is best to assemble this board right before serving. 
You can prepare all the ingredients the night before and store them appropriately.  Then easily assemble the board right before it’s ready to be enjoyed. 

Nutrition Facts

Calories 517kcal, Carbohydrates 105g, Protein 4g, Fat 10g, Saturated Fat 7g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 4mg, Sodium 305mg, Potassium 58mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 74g, Vitamin A 53IU, Vitamin C 1mg, Calcium 34mg, Iron 1mg

Pin This Now to Remember It Later

Pin Recipe

Try these other recipes

Share this recipe!

PinYummly

About the Author

Hi, I’m Carrie. Welcome to Desserts on a Dime!

I’m on a mission to help you create delicious desserts on a budget and do not require a ton of time. Together, we are going to make something sweet that the entire family will love!

Leave A Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating