9 Scrumptious Vegan Easter Chocolates

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014

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Easter must be a vegan's nightmare — rampant egg dying and children waking up to the joyful morning tradition of biting off a bunny ear. But from mock-Lindor hazelnut truffles to persimmon and chocolate panini, we've gathered stylish, scrumptious and unexpected vegan Easter chocolate recipes that also honor our furry and feathered friends.

hazelnut-filled chocolate truffle egg
Homemade Lindor Chocolate Truffle Eggs 

Perhaps making egg-shaped vegan treats is a contradiction of intentions, but we're still digging these very easy, epicurean Easter chocolates: just blend all ingredients and then chill in a candy mold or plastic eggs.
For the hazelnut-filled chocolate truffle egg recipe, go to DAMY Health.
vegan chocolate-covered persimmon
Vegan Chocolate-Covered Persimmon Panini 

Remake lunch into dessert with this gourmet Easter chocolate recipe where persimmons and vegan chocolate are melted between two slices of artisan bread. Not digging a sandwich for dessert? Steal the unique fruit-and-chocolate combo for a vegan chocolate cake topping instead.
Go to Lunchbox Bunch for the free vegan chocolate-covered persimmon panini recipe.
Chili Chocolate Cupcakes
Chili Chocolate Cupcakes  

We add chocolate to chili and now chili to our Easter chocolates. Pureed prunes sweeten this oil- and sugar-free holiday dessert while offering a fluffy alternative to traditionally dense vegan chocolate cupcakes.
Love food eat has the free chili chocolate cupcake recipe. 
vegan chocolate cake
Vegan Sugar-Free Chocolate Cake  

Raspberry coulis offers a touch of glam to this Easter chocolate cake. Trying to eat locally? Sub the raspberries for rhubarb, which are in season.
Want the free vegan chocolate cake recipe for your Easter celebration? Head to Zizi's Adventures.
vegan chocolate pecan pie
Vegan & Gluten-Free Chocolate Pecan Pie 

This vegan Easter chocolate dessert would be the perfect end to a holiday dinner, especially if topped with a spiced coconut whipped cream.
Make your own vegan chocolate pecan pie with Chocolate-Covered Katie's free recipe.
vegan and dairy-free chocolate ice cream sandwiches
Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches 

Add an Easter styling to these vegan ice cream sandwiches by coloring the DIY coconut milk ice cream with beet, carrot or blueberry juice.
Vegan Mommy Chef has the recipe for the vegan and dairy-free chocolate ice cream sandwiches.
vegan chocolate mint nibbles
Vegan Chocolate Mint Nibbles 

Chocolatey medjool dates add a velvety texture to this raw Easter dessert, which have a polished shape - rare for most vegan treats! Decorate the chocolates with pecans, mint or lavender.
Make your own vegan chocolate mint nibbles with the recipe at Marcus Samuelsson.
raw and vegan chocolate balls
Raw & Vegan Chocolate Balls 

Cleanse your bowels and treat your tongue at the same time! Perhaps not the most persuasive argument for an Easter sweet treat, but true nonetheless. Made with coconut and nut butter, these high-fiber vegan chocolate balls can also serve as a mid-day pick-up as you wait for Easter dinner to cook.
Go to Queen of Quinoa for the free raw and vegan chocolate balls recipe.
vegan chocolate-covered peanut butter eggs
Vegan Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Eggs 

Crunchy breakfast cereal firms up the vegan version of this classic Easter chocolcate candy. Customize the sweet by joining dried cherries to vegan chocolate filled with almond butter, peanut butter with shredded coconut or chocolate-dipped banana and hazelnut sandwiches.
Like the vegan chocolate-covered peanut butter eggs? Head to Your Vegan Mom for the free recipe.

Image credits (from top): DAMY Health, DAMY Health, Lunchbox Bunch, love food eat, ZiZi's Adventures, Chocolate-Covered Katie, Vegan Mommy Chef, Aine Carlin / Marcus Samuelsson, Queen of Quinoa and Your Vegan Mom



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