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Chocolate Easter Bunnies

Updated on April 16, 2015

A Chocolate Easter Bunny: the perfect addition to any Easter Basket

Easter bunnies are a traditional favorite to give and receive at Easter-time, for kids and adults alike. There is a huge variety of choices for you to pick from, from white chocolate, to milk chocolate to dark chocolate and sugar-free chocolate. I'm included them all on this site, as well as some trivia and facts about Chocolate Easter Bunnies. Enjoy this delicious treat for Easter 2016.

Solid Dark Chocolate Easter Bunny


Easter Bunny History

The Easter Bunny originated with the pagan festival Eastre. The goddess, Eastre, was worshipped through her earthly symbol the rabbit. Additionally, the rabbit is one of the most fertile animals around and is a good symbol for new life, which is what Easter symbolizes to Christians.

The first edible Easter bunnies were made in Germany during the early 1800s. The first bunnies were not made of chocolate; they were made of pastry and sugar. Until the civil war, Easter was not really celebrated by Americans, but after that time, Easter was widely celebrated and the chocolate Easter bunny made its way from Europe over to America.

Solid White Chocolate Easter Bunny

Russell Stover Solid White Pastelle Chocolate Bunny 7 Ounce
Russell Stover Solid White Pastelle Chocolate Bunny 7 Ounce

For the white-chocolate lovers in your family.


Fun Chocolate Easter Bunny Trivia

76% of Americans think that chocolate Easter Bunnies should be eaten ears first. Do you agree?

90 Million chocolate Easter Bunnies are produced each year around the world. That's almost unbelievable!

The total value of Easter Candy bought in America is 1.9 Billion dollars. This is second to Halloween at 2 Billion dollars.

Adults prefer milk chocolate (65%) to dark chocolate (27%).

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      OrganicMom247 6 years ago

      Fun lens, I always ate the ears off my bunny first on Easter.

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      Deb Kingsbury 6 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

      If I buy any chocolate bunnies for Easter, they'll be for me, me, me! :-) Okay, and maybe a few for friends. This lens has given me a craving for sugary goodies, so it's a good thing I don't have any around. Oh, and that cartoon in your intro -- I've seen it a bunch of times before, but it always makes me "lol."