6 Luxury Treats for Your Easter Basket

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The Easter bunny is hopping on over to deliver chocolate bunnies, sugary Peeps, colorful chocolate eggs, and other treats in your Easter basket. We say ditch the store-bought candy, and give your Easter basket the luxury treatment with these treats from New York City’s famed chocolate shops and bakeries.

Peep A Boo
Dominique Ansel Bakery
189 Spring Street
(212) 219-2773

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Dominique Ansel’s “Peep A Boo”–fluffy marshmallow bunnies, peeping through real egg shells and filled with smooth caramel–are a pretty substitute for store-bought Peeps. ($27)

Wandering Rabbit Truffles
Vosges Haut-Chocolat
132 Spring Street
(212) 625-2929

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These nine little bunnies, packaged together in a gorgeous lavender box, are filled with either creamy, lightly crispy, hazelnut paste or a pistachio cream. ($24)

Easter Egg Set
MarieBelle
484 Broome Street
(212) 925-6999 ext. 1

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Cradled in a decorative nest, these three vibrantly colored chocolate eggs contain nine smaller eggs assorted in dark, milk, and white chocolate. ($38)

Lemon Passion Fruit Macaron
Ladurée SoHo
398 W Broadway
(646) 392-7868

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The pâtissiers at Ladurée created a special Easter macaron flavor: Lemon Passion Fruit. Two yellow macaron shells are filled with a smooth lemon and passionfruit cream. ($2.80 each)

Easter Duck
Li-Lac Chocolates
40 8th Avenue
(212) 924-2280

Easter Duck
Available in milk or dark chocolate, this little duck with a yellow bow tied around its neck from Li-Lac Chocolates is an adorable alternative to the traditional chocolate bunny. ($14)

Easter Hen
Jacques Torres
327 Lafayette Street
(212) 414-2462

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This plump, eight-inch-tall hollow hen comes in milk and dark chocolate with the comb and wattles painted red. ($28)

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