Easter in New York 2013: Best Easter treats for kids

Adorable Easter treats from some of our favorite bakeries and chocolatiers make the springtime holiday sweeter than ever.

By Lee Magill and Lindsey Thomas |
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Photograph: Jessica LinEaster cookie gift box, $30 for 22 cookies; available at HarryandDavid.com.
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Photograph: Jessica LinEaster hand-dipped strawberries, $30 for six; available at HarryandDavid.com.
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Photograph: Camille A FernandezPremium Collection Chocolate Box, small, $26; at Max Brenner, 841 Broadway between 13th and 14th Sts (646-467-8803, maxbrenner.com).
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Photograph: Camille A FernandezMilk chocolate cubes filled with praline and hazelnuts, included in the Premium Collection chocolate box, small, $26; at Max Brenner, 841 Broadway between 13th and 14th Sts (646-467-8803, maxbrenner.com).
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Photograph: Camille A FernandezCaramelized almonds rolled in hazelnut cream and cocoa powder, part of the Premium Collection chocolate box, small, $26; at Max Brenner, 841 Broadway between 13th and 14th Sts (646-467-8803, maxbrenner.com).
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Photograph: Camille A FernandezCaramelized pecans rolled in hazelnut cream and cocoa powder, part of the Premium Collection chocolate box, small, $26; at Max Brenner, 841 Broadway between 13th and 14th Sts (646-467-8803, maxbrenner.com).
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Photograph: Camille A FernandezHappy Easter nine-piece bonbon set, $13; at Max Brenner, 841 Broadway between 13th and 14th Sts (646-467-8803, maxbrenner.com).
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Photograph: Camille A FernandezPeanut butter, toffee and Barcelona Exotic Flop-Eared Bunnies, $12 each; at Vosges Haut-Chocolatt. Go to vosgeschocolate.com for store locations.
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Photograph: Camille A FernandezWandering Rabbit bonbons, made of caramel, strawberries and lemon zest, encased in white chocolate, $12.50; at Vosges Haut-Chocolat. Go to vosgeschocolate.com for store locations.
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Photograph: Camille A FernandezWondrous rabbit milk-chocolate lollipop, $4; at Vosges Haut-Chocolat. Go to vosgeschocolate.com for store locations.
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Colorful Cottontails iced sugar cookies, box of 14 $28.50; at Eleni's. Go to elenis.com for store locations.
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Easter Egg set of three eggs, each containing an assortment of dark, milk and white chocolate eggs, $34; at MarieBelle, 484 Broome St between West Broadway and Wooster St (212-925-6999, mariebelle.com).
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Easter cupcakes (cotton candy cake, bright pink vanilla icing, cotton candy crunch topping), $1 each or $20 for a box of 25; at Baked By Melissa (Mar 28–31 only). Go to BakedByMelissa.com for store locations.
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Bunny Hop box of assorted iced sugar cookies, box of 14 large bunnies and six eggs, $65; at Eleni's. Go to elenis.com for store locations.
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Easter egg cupcakes, $3.95–$4.50 each; at Crumbs Bake Shop. Go to crumbs.com for store locations.

Easter in New York wouldn't be the same without baskets stuffed with chocolate bunnies and colorful candy eggs. This year, though, the Easter Bunny has more in store for your tykes than your typical foil-wrapped candies and sugary marshmallow Peeps. We found an abundance of adorable Easter treats that are sure to make the springtime holiday a little bit sweeter this year, including lemon-strawberry truffle bunnies from VosgesEleni's rabbit-shaped iced sugar cookies and carrot-shaped chocolate-covered strawberries from Harry & David. Plus, little ones looking for their traditional Easter candy fix will adore Sugarfina's colorful eggs and Jacques Torres's hollow milk chocolate rabbit. Scroll through our slide show to see these colorful Easter treats for yourself, then start planning your family's Easter baskets.

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