Easter candy is a fun and tasty way to celebrate springtime and the Easter holiday. Many parents purchase the candy as gifts for their children. In addition, friends and coworkers may set out containers of the yummy treats to share with others. These pastel wrapped candies represent the sweet joy of spring blossoming around us.
A variety of Easter candy is available for purchase. The most popular are chocolate egg-shaped candies. Some are solid chocolate while others have a complementary center filling such as caramel, marshmallow, peanut butter, or flavored cream. Chocolate-molded rabbits with sweet decorations are often requested by children. Sugary marshmallow creations shaped like chicks or bunnies are also cute. Another popular favorite for Easter baskets are colorful jellybeans and lollipops.