Easter is hopping right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate with the little ones at Kenmore Hills Early Learning than with some yummy Easter baking? Baking is a fantastic activity for young children. It encourages creativity, teamwork, and those all-important fine motor skills. Plus, the end result is always delicious!

Here are a few egg-cellent recipe ideas to get you started:

Bunny Carrot Muffins:

These adorable muffins are not only cute but also healthy and packed with goodness.


  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup grated carrots


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together milk, honey, and egg. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Fold in grated carrots.
  4. Fill muffin cups batter and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  5. Let cool slightly before frosting.

For the frosting:

  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • Orange food coloring
  1. Beat together cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy.
  2. Gradually add powdered sugar and beat until smooth.
  3. Add orange food coloring to desired shade.
  4. Pipe frosting onto cooled muffins and add mini chocolate chips for eyes and a green sprinkle for a nose.

Bunny Rice Krispie Treats:

A classic treat gets an Easter makeover!


  • 6 cups Rice Krispie cereal
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 10 marshmallow squares
  • Pink and white candy melts
  • Sprinkles


  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until melted.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in Rice Krispie cereal until well coated.
  3. Press mixture evenly into a greased 9×13 inch baking pan.
  4. Let cool completely, then cut into bunny shapes using a cookie cutter.
  5. Melt pink and white candy melts according to package directions. Dip the bottom half of each bunny in pink candy melt and let cool.
  6. Use white candy melt to pipe on eyes and a nose.
  7. Add sprinkles for decoration.

Cheesy Veggie Pinwheels:

These pinwheels are bursting with colourful veggies and melty cheese, making them a fun and nutritious snack for little ones. They’re easy to customize with your child’s favourite vegetables and can be prepped ahead of time for a quick and grab-and-go option.


  • 1 sheet of whole-wheat tortilla
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped bell peppers (red, yellow, or orange)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped spinach


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Spread the cream cheese evenly over the tortilla.
  2. Sprinkle the cheddar cheese, bell peppers, cucumber, and spinach over the cream cheese.
  3. Roll up the tortilla tightly, starting from the short end.
  4. Cut the roll into 1-inch slices.
  5. Place the pinwheels on a baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and golden brown.
  6. Let cool slightly before serving.

We hope these recipes inspire some fun and festive Easter!

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