Sweet ideas for using up leftover Easter candy

Easy to make Easter bark is a great treat to make with the kids and a good way to make use of all the candy around the house. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)
Easy to make Easter bark is a great treat to make with the kids and a good way to make use of all the candy around the house. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)

(WAVY) – Easter has come and gone, but some sweet reminders may be lingering in your cupboard and candy dishes. When those jelly beans and chocolate eggs have lost their appeal, why not incorporate them into spring-themed desserts?

We’ve gathered some ideas to help you empty your Easter basket and keep your taste buds happy at the same time. Try stretching the life of those leftover sweets by mixing them into a creamy milkshake, or toss them into your next batch of trail mix. See more ideas on Pinterest:

Have you tried any of these recipes? Let us know how they came out in the comments below. Thanks to Kathie Lee and Hoda for the inspiration for this Pinterest board!

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