Easter recipes galore, including 9 kid-friendly treats!

Homemade pastel mints are easy to make -- no cooking or baking required! A perfect project for kids!
(Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Marshmallow daisies! Pastel mints! Homemade Peeps! Chocolate-covered almond eggs! We’ve compiled nine recipes to help you and the kids celebrate Easter and all things spring in the kitchen.

RECIPES: 9 kid-friendly treat recipes for Easter and Spring!

We include a variety of treats that make great projects in the kitchen for kids of all ages -- whether you’re looking to enlist little ones to help shape and decorate treats, are looking for a recipe you can work on together, or have kids that can tackle a project independently from start to finish.


MORE RECIPES: Spring fresh Easter recipes from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen

Check out the video above for more spring-fresh Easter recipes. We demonstrate how easy pastel mints are to make, and preview other great Easter and spring-themed recipes.

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