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DIY Mango Carrot Easter Treats

dried mango carrots

If you’ve read any of our holiday content before, then you know Easter has always been one of our very favorite holidays around here. Easter treats are right up there with why this girls loves this particular holiday so much. And since I bet we’re not the only ones obsessed with Easter, I want to ask you a question…When you think about Easter treats, do carrot Easter treats come to mind? Probably not right? Well, I’m going to change your mind on that front. “Carrots” can make the cutest Easter treats and you’ll see that with the easy holiday craft I’m sharing today. Easter treats aren’t ALL about candy. Don’t get me wrong, though…I do live for the bite of my first Cadbury Egg of the season. I mean who doesn’t? Haha! 

But let’s get back to today’s treat at hand. You want to know how to make those carrot Easter treats I mentioned right? Now, apart from the religious aspect, rebirth being such an inspirational concept, I can’t get enough of all the cute little bunnies, dressed up eggs and, of course, the sweet treats. My kids feel the same way. They look forward to Easter morning in the same way that they look forward to Christmas morning. I’m sure it has nothing to do with the Reese’s peanut butter eggs that are always in their baskets. Or maybe that’s just me. Bwah! Yes, I still get a basket too. Thanks Mom!

dried fruit DIY Easter treats

Of course, you don’t always have to go the sugar filled route. I’m certainly not above treating my kiddos on special occasions, but I like to mix in some healthier options too. Enter these to dried mango carrot Easter treats! They’re not candy, yet just as delightful!

Read below for more details on how to make our easy Carrot Easter Treats DIY!

Materials:

Wilton 12 in decorating bags
Pastel green card stock
Skinny green duct tape
Dried mangoes

dried mango for snacking

Directions:

1. Fill up your triangle bag about 3/4 way full with dried mangoes.
2. Twist the top of your bag close to the top of the mangoes.

easy Easter craft
3. Cut a small piece of tape (3 in.) and wrap tightly around the twisted bag.
4. Now cut the card stock width wise into 3 even pieces.

non candy Easter treat
5. Next cut your piece width wise again about 15 times into fringe, leaving about 1/2 inch of the end.
6. Cut another piece of tape (about 3 in. again), then wrap the bottom of your fringed paper around the top of our bag, then tape again to hold it down.

easy carrot Easter treats DIY

Aren’t these mango carrot Easter treats just the perfect goodies to add to your kiddos’ Easter baskets? They’re a nice balance to the chocolate bunnies and Peeps. Just sayin’. Haha! And it doesn’t hurt that they’re super cute too. I can so see them as a classroom treat or play date fare! Also, I mentioned that they’re easy right? This mama is ALL about easy! 

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DIY Carrot Easter Treats

DIY Carrot Easter Treats

Our cute and easy DIY carrot Easter treats are a fun, non-candy alternative for the Easter basket!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 3 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Difficulty easy

Materials

  • 1 Wilton 12 in decorating bag
  • Pastel green card stock
  • Skinny green duct tape
  • 1/2 cup dried mangoes

Tools

  • scissors

Instructions

1. Fill up your triangle bag about 3/4 way full with dried mangoes.

2. Twist the top of your bag close to the top of the mangoes.

3. Cut a small piece of tape (3 in.) and wrap tightly around the twisted bag.

4. Now cut the card stock width wise into 3 even pieces.

5. Next cut your piece width wise again about 15 times into fringe, leaving about 1/2 inch of the end.

6. Cut another piece of tape (about 3 in. again), then wrap the bottom of your fringed paper around the top of our bag, then tape again to hold it down.

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