6 Luxury Treats for Your Easter Basket

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


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

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
484 Broome Street
(212) 925-6999 ext. 1

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

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

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