A Sweet Celebration of Easter Season Treats

Mar 22, 2016 860

Even before Valentine's Day, our local grocery installed an imposing wall of Easter candies: foil-wrapped Cadbury Creme eggs; Peeps in impossible shades of yellow, pink and blue; speckled malted milk balls made to mimic robins' eggs — all the makings of an industrial sugar swoon.

For Eastertide treats with a more personal touch, I visited two spots: Boiano Bakery in Mamaroneck, a traditional Italian confectionary shop brimming with Neapolitan specialties, and the all-organic Red Barn Bakery, in Irvington, where the lofty hot cross buns and darling bunny-rabbit cookies (with pink-lined ears and fluffy frosting tails) had me vowing to give the Peeps a rest.

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