Baking & Desserts

Our 6 prettiest Easter cookies

Photography by Jeff Coulson Author: Canadian Living Credits: Photography by Jeff Coulson

Baking & Desserts

Our 6 prettiest Easter cookies

Easter isn’t all about chocolate—cookies are always a welcome addition to any sweet table. We’ve put together a list of our six prettiest cookies

Polka-Dot Lemon Sugar Cookies
Kids will love decorating these pretty cookies that can be cut into any fun shapes you like. If you don’t have pasteurized egg whites on hand, substitute with 3 tbsp of meringue powder.


Photography by Jeff Coulson

Lemon Sandwich Cookies
Lemon lovers will flip for these lovely cookies that are sandwiched with a decadent white chocolate lemon filling.


Photography by Ryan Szulc

Creamy Carrot Cake Cookies

These lightly spiced soft carrot cookies are filled with an addictive cream cheese icing that really seals the deal. To create an elegant look, pipe your icing with a star tip. 


Photography by Ryan Szulc

Best Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

Peanut butter and jelly are together again in these fun bite-size cookies. For a decadent twist, substitute with chocolate hazelnut spread or dulce de leche instead.


Photography by Ryan Szulc

Dragonfly Cookies

Pretty dragonfly cookies on sticks are a fun way to accessorize any Easter basket or centerpiece. If you don’t have a dragonfly cookie cutter, substitute with other fun shapes, like ladybugs, flowers, eggs or bunnies.


Photography by Jeff Coulson

Classic Coconut Macaroons
These delicate little coconut balls aren’t technically considered cookies, but its small bite-size shape make them a tasty addition to any sweet platter. This recipe uses unsweetened desiccated medium coconut but if you want to learn more about the different types of coconut, click here.


Photography by Ryan Szulc

For more great cookie recipes, check out our Great Canadian Cookie Exchange.


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