Made in USA Easter Treats: Tell the Easter Bunny to Buy American!

American Made Easter Treats

Celebrating Easter with kids means loading up a basket full of a bunch of cheap candy and toys. This is a situation where it is impossible to avoid imported junk, right?  Wrong. (Did you really think we’d say right?! How long have we known each other?)

You can find plenty of American-made Easter treats.  Some are your classic Easter favorites are available in pretty much any major store if you know what you’re looking for.  It is rough enough to be pumping the kidlets up with sugar.  We want to know where their toys and treats are coming from; we want them made in the USA.

The Made in USA Chocolate Bunny

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Let’s start with the anchor: the big chocolate bunny in the middle of the basket.  Pick one made by Palmer.  Big Binks here is 18 inches tall and weighs in at 2 pounds.  Palmer chocolates (bunnies, eggs, and the like) are widely available. They make more than a billion bunnies a year, right outside Reading, Penn.

The Made in USA Candy

American Made Candy Cow Tales, and Caramel Creams #madeinUSA #EasterTreats
Look for the caramel candy with the cream middle, that’s made in Baltimore, Maryland by Goetze’s Candy CompanyCaramel Creams, Cow Tales, and Mini Cow Tale are nut free and sure to please.

For more American made candy options check out our USA Love List Made in USA Candy Source List. 

Candy made in USA

The Made in USA Easter Loot

We also like to have some non-candy treats for the baskets.

Crayon Rocks #madeinUSA #EasterTreats
Crayon Rocks are soy-based crayons, easy to grip and beautiful to look at.


Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty #madeinUSA #EasterTreats
Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty is addictive and fun for all ages. It comes in an amazing array of colors.

Wikki Stix #madeinUSA #EasterTreats
Wikki Stix are moldable wax covered sticks — a rare mess-free creative toy. Clever moms keep them in their purses at all times.

We have more basket ideas for Easter Bunny. Hop on over to:

Easter Bunny’s Shopping List: American Made Easter Basket Essentials

8 Easter Gift Ideas for Teen Girls

Looking for small Easter treats that fit into plastic eggs? We have that covered too!

An American Made Egg Hunt: Fill Those Plastic Eggs With American Made Goodies

American Made Easter Treats via USAlovelist.com

If you find any other Made in USA Easter treats or if you happen to have the scoop on the best of American-made for Passover, feel free to add to the list in the comments below.  Happy Spring!

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Post by Tracey Hanson

Tracey Hanson is the USA Love List Green/Family Living Editor. Follow her on Twitter and Pinterest

Comments

  1. md Kennedy says:

    I never heard of the crayons – they are beautiful. As a kid I always liked the non-candy gifts so I’ll be sure to add some of these for my nieces and nephews this year.

  2. The canyon rocks are adorable… I love to put in sidewalk chalk and the like. Thanks for the idea!
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  3. Love mike and ike

  4. I love John & Kiras! they have gorgeous chocolates — I especially like the Chocolate Wildflowers
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  5. Most people loves chocolates but this selection looks very neat. Great idea!

  6. ellen beck says:

    We have some ladies in town who make hoomemadee chocolates that set up a shop at the shopping center for holidays. I love their Easter eggs they are so pretty you dont want to eaat tem. Thay make sugar eggs that are out of this world.

  7. Betsy Barnes says:

    This is a great list for buying American made products for Easter. Those crayons are a good idea! 🙂

  8. Thanks for some great ideas. I should try John & Kiras! they have gorgeous chocolates

  9. Our favorite Easter candy is made in Northern California:

    See’s Candies Rocky Road Eggs (http://www.sees.com/)
    and
    Woodhouse Chocolate Racer Rabbits!(http://www.woodhousechocolate.com/)

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