Types of Easter Candy

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Overview

Easter is a holiday that is all about the candy. Every Easter morning, thousands of kids around the world open their eyes to see an Easter basket laden with delicious sweet treats. However some Easter candy types are Easter standards.

Chocolate Bunnies

Chocolate bunnies are chocolate confections that come in different sizes. Chocolate bunnies can be hollow or solid, made of milk, white or dark chocolate.

Marshmallow Peeps

Marshmallow Peeps are a marshmallow candy treat that come in a variety of Easter colors. Peeps are the brand name of marshmallows in the shapes of baby chicks and covered with colored sugar.

Jelly Beans

Jelly beans are an Easter candy tradition too. Jelly beans are tiny bean-sized candies in different colors and flavors.

Chocolate Eggs

Chocolate eggs can be large and creme filled or small and hollow. Chocolate eggs are usually wrapped in colorful Easter-themed foil wrappings.

Heavenly Hash

Heavenly Hash is only available during the Easter season. This candy is made of marshmallow and roasted almonds that is covered with milk chocolate and formed into a brick.

References

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  • Elmer Candy

About this Author

Based on the Gulf Coast, Monica Patrick has been writing social and cultural articles since 1999. Her work has appeared in the Gulf Coast newspaper "Beachin," and in various online publications. As a former senior sales director with Mary Kay, Patrick specializes in cosmetology and makeup artistry. She is pursuing her Bachelor of Science in linguistic archaeology from the University of Alabama.

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