The Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny (and More!) Round-Up

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Updated for 2018! Ten years into our annual Dairy-Free and Vegan Chocolate Easter Bunny Round-up, and the list just keeps on growing. Our round-up now includes OVER TWENTY chocolatiers in North America (most in the U.S., several available in Canada). For options elsewhere, see our Australia, Europe & New Zealand Dairy-Free Easter Chocolate Round-Up.

Of course, there is more to Easter than chocolate bunnies … there are chocolate eggs, chicks, and truffles too! Oh, and these days we get to pick between dark, semi-sweet, “milk,” and white chocolate options. Aren’t we spoiled? Now vegans, gluten-free / casein-free dieters, lactose intolerant consumers, and even those with multiple food allergies and gluten-free needs can literally take their pick!

Nonetheless, if your special diet needs are particular, please read this article carefully and inquire with the manufacturer prior to purchasing. I have included notes on what “free-from” needs the chocolatiers cater to (including soy-free and nut-free!), and if we’ve read that they use shared equipment in production. However, you should always double check with the manufacturer before purchasing or consuming any food whenever there is a concern.

Okay, onto the vegan and dairy-free chocolate bunnies, and eggs, and ducks!

No Whey! “Milk” Chocolate Easter Bunnies

I know, I shouldn’t play favorites, but this company has won my taste buds over. They are offering “milk” chocolate Easter Bunnies (with dairy-free white chocolate contrasting ears, so cute!) in addition to Easter egg truffles, creme eggs, and an assortment of other fun “milk” and dark chocolate treats. You may want to hop on over now, as I am guessing they will sell out well before the holiday arrives. Their manufacturing facility is now top allergen-free, which means they are dairy-free, gluten-free, egg-free, nut-free and now soy-free!
Website to Order: www.nowheychocolate.com
For: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan, and Multiple Food Allergies

Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny Round-Up - No Whey Chocolates Pictured

Divvies Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny

The only thing that would make this dairy-free chocolate Easter bunny more perfect is a bag of “safe” Easter Jelly Beans from Divvies! And this year, they’ve added a big 1-pound chocolate bunny to their Easter line-up. But don’t worry, they still have 4-ounce “baby” bunnies. Order early, as this company tends to sell out quickly. From the Divvies site: “All Divvies candy are certified by their manufacturers to be peanut-, tree nut-, milk-, and egg-free.”
Website to Order: www.divvies.com
For: Dairy-free, Vegan, and Multiple Food Allergies

Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny Round-Up - Divvies Chocolates Pictured

Ethereal Confections

This completely dairy-free and gluten-free chocolatier even has a storefront in Woodstock, IL. But, you can buy their delicious confections from anywhere in the U.S. For richness, they use coconut milk and coconut oil, rather than soy, and they offer a delightful dairy-free Easter chocolate range, including solid chocolate bunnies, chicks, and ducks, dairy-free Easter truffles, and some fun jelly bean bark.
Website to Order: www.etherealconfections.com
For: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan

Vegan, Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny Round-Up: Ethereal Confections pictured

Sjaak’s Organic Fair Trade Vegan Dark Chocolate Bunny

Say that ten times fast!  But seriously, beyond the fact that these treats obviously meet all possible eco-friendly and socially aware standards, these dairy-free chocolate Easter bunnies win the cuteness award hands down!  he only downside is that you may not be able to take a bite after looking into his adorable chocolaty eyes. Luckily, there are always the vegan chocolate eggs for a back-up, which you can buy by the tub should you have a little army to please. Sjaak’s also offers little Easter “totes” filled with vegan chocolates and too many other Easter-worthy goodies to sum up here.
Website to Order: www.sjaaks.com
For: Dairy-Free*, Vegan, Gluten-Free

Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny Round-Up - Sjaak's Bunny Pictured (organic, fair trade and they have "Melk" versions

Lake Champlain Classic Dark Chocolate Easter Bunny

Since the Mr. Goodtime Bunny is milk chocolate, I suppose we will have to be content with the regal Classic Dark Bunny, which is boasted as vegan and gluten-free.  Well, I guess he is pretty handsome. For those who prefer “cute” to handsome, Lake Champlain also offers dark chocolate placesetting bunnies and organic dark chocolate hopp’n bunnies to share with all Easter guests.
Website to Order: www.lakechamplainchocolates.com
For: Dairy-free*, Vegan

Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny or Bunnies

Amanda’s Own Easter and Passover Chocolates

Created specifically for their child with multiple food allergies, Amanda’s Own claims to be the “home of great tasting chocolate that is completely dairy-free, tree nut-free, peanut-free, egg-free and gluten-free!”  Amanda’s Own is known for kid-friendly chocolate, so it is no surprise that they are offering up quite a sweet little line of Easter chocolates. Personally, I would love a few of those Baby Bunnies for some low-guilt nibbling! New, Amanda’s Own is also offering cute allergy-friendly Bunny Jelly Bean bags and a dairy-free chocolate Easter bunny box.
Website to Order: www.amandasown.com
For: Dairy-free, Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Multiple Food Allergies

Vegan, Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny or Bunnies

Mama Ganache Vegan Easter Bunnies

I expect to hear more about this chocolatier in the future, as they are one of the few to make vegan chocolate that is also free of soy lecithin. Yes, you heard me right, their vegan Easter bunnies and eggs are dairy-free AND soy-free. This is another one of those great Fair Trade and Organic certified companies, so don’t hesitate to support them. Oh yes, and the bunnies! This year they’re hand-pouring vegan dark chocolate versions of their big hollow bunnies and solid bunnies.
Website to Order: www.mama-ganache.com
For: Dairy-free*, Soy-Free, Vegan

Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny Round-Up - Mama Ganache Vegan Varieties Pictured

Lindt Dark Chocolate Easter Bunnies

This is one of those “accidentally vegan” treats. I really don’t think the people at Lindt had non-dairy as their goal, especially since many of their dark chocolate bars do contain milk. However, the Lindt Dark Chocolate Gold Bunnies that we spotted in the U.S. AND Canada, were made without dairy ingredients. Nonetheless, they do contain soy lecithin and artificial flavor (since when is chocolate not good enough on its own?), and may be at risk for cross-contamination with dairy in production.
Website to Order: www.lindtusa.com
For: Dairy-Free*, Gluten-Free, Vegan

Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny Round-Up - Lindt Gold Foil Dark Chocolate Bunny Pictured

Rose City Vegan Easter Chocolate Bunnies

Bringing that dairy-free chocolate Easter bunny count up another notch, the sophisticated Rose City Chocolatiers shows us their casual side with an animated chocolate bunny.  Labeled as “Flop-Eared Freddie” it was hard not to be amused after looking at so many emotionless bunnies. We were also entertained by the fact that Rose City not only boasts an assortment of bunnies, but also vegan chocolate Easter ducks, chickens, and roosters! I admit I was lost at the duck, so the chicken and rooster really threw me for a loop. Rose City vegan chocolates are made with imported Belgian dark chocolate. Please note, we haven’t seen the Easter selections on their site yet this year,  but were told they are coming back!
Website to Order: www.rosecitychocolates.com
For: Dairy-Free*, Vegan

Vegan, Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny or Bunnies

Lagusta’s Vegan Chocolate Bunnies

Lagusta offers dairy-free chocolate Easter bunnies in a couple of very cute shapes, and in some tasty variations. They include a solid 60% bittersweet chocolate bunny, a solid bunny studded with crunchy bits of sweet pistachio praline, and a bittersweet chocolate bunny filled with smooth and intensely peanut buttery (not super sweet!) mousse. And this year they’ve added cream filled eggs in “English” and peanut butter.
Website to Order: www.lagustasluscious.com
For: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan

Vegan, Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny or Bunnies

Chocolate Inspirations Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunnies

Chocolate Inspirations offers a full line of vegan confections (from toffees to caramels), but chocolate is still their first love. They celebrate all of the holidays with themed vegan chocolates, including Easter. Their dairy-free dark chocolate Easter bunny is back, but they also have Easter-wrapped boxes and bags of brittle, toffee, and more dairy-free chocolate decadence.
Website to Order: www.chocolateinspirations.com
For: Dairy-Free*, Gluten-Free, Vegan

Vegan, Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny or Bunnies

Rescue Chocolate Bunnies and “The Good Egg”

Rescue Chocolate gives you a good excuse to enjoy more chocolate at Easter with their Easter Babies, and in prior years the “Make Mine Chocolate” bunnies and vegan chocolate cream-filled eggs (aptly named, “The Good Egg”). 100% of the net profits from your Rescue Chocolate purchase are donated to animal rescue organizations around the country. For the bunnies, they have even partnered with House Rabbit Society to encourage the purchase of chocolate Easter bunnies rather than live ones. Every year, rabbits are purchased as Easter gifts, and huge numbers are then surrendered to animal shelters when the rabbits get older and the excitement of Easter wears off.
Website to Order: www.rescuechocolate.com
For: Dairy-Free*, Gluten-Free, Vegan

Vegan, Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny or Bunnies

 Creek House Solid Dark Dairy Free Easter Bunnies

This artisan chocolatier hand crafts a variety of solid chocolate Easter bunnies in the weeks leading up to the holiday each year. They are not a dairy-free facility, but make a point to pour non-dairy chocolate bunnies.
Website to Order: ingber.com/louise/CreekHouseOnline.html
For: Dairy-Free*, Gluten-Free, Vegan

Creek House Solid Dark Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunnies

Divine Treasures Easter Chocolate

This year they are making loads of dairy-free Easter chocolates, including bunnies, hens, eggs, lambs, and vanilla creme-filled eggs! They’ve also introduced a dark chocolate line that is free of soy lecithin. This chocolate is cleaned on shared lines with their other chocolate, but cleaned between runs. As always, contact the company whenever a severe allergy is a concern.
Website to Order: dtchocolates.com
For: Dairy-Free*, Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan

Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny Round-Up

Chocolate Emporium Easter Chocolate

This chocolatier is back, and with a big, delicious makeover! In past years, they’ve had no shortage of holiday-friendly shapes, sizes, and flavors. They offered a dairy-free chocolate Easter bunny assortment, foil-wrapped eggs, truffle eggs, bunny pops in butterscotch and white chocolate, and cute Easter packages. We’re not yet sure what they have in store for Easter this year, but they are still whipping up delicious creations.
Website to Order: www.chocolate-emporium.com
For: Dairy-Free*, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Vegan

Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny Assortment - Chocolate Emporium (and a dozen more chocolatiers!)

The Chocolate Girl Easter Gifts

This fun L.A. chocolatier just came onto our radar, and now we’re wondering what we were missing. Everything they make in-house is certified kosher parve (they do sell items from other food producers containing dairy in their store). For Easter they combine shaped chocolates (bunnies, eggs, etc) with their famous big chocolate pretzels.
Website to Order: thechocolategirl.net
For: Dairy-Free* (they are kosher parve though), Vegan

Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny Round-Up - The Chocolate Girl Easter Trays Pictured

Camino Dark Chocolate Easter Bunnies

I originally missed the cute vegan-friendly, fair trade, organic dark chocolate bunnies produced by La Siembra in Canada under their Camino brand, as they don’t appear to be on the company’s website (at least they weren’t east to find!). But, they are being sold in stores and online (check Well.ca and Ten Thousand Villages) in Canada. Camino also caters to nut-free and peanut-free with several of their product lines, including these bunnies!
Website to Order: www.lasiembra.com
For: Dairy-Free*, Vegan, and Nut-Free

The BIG Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny Round-Up - Camino Dark Chocolate Easter Bunnies Pictured (Canada exclusive!)

Obsessive Confection Disorder Vegan “Cadbury” Eggs

Though they haven’t ventured into the bunny fields just yet, I would be remiss not to mention the Sweet Dream Eggs from this all-vegan chocolatier. These have sweet “egg” fillings with the sugary whites and yolks reminiscent of Cadbury Cream Eggs, but without dairy. They also offer Rhesus Peanut Butter Eggs. It appears that this chocolatier does shun soy, but I haven’t been able to gather any allergen-specific information from them just yet.
Website to Order: www.obsessiveconfectiondisorder.com
For: Dairy-Free*, Vegan, and Soy-Free

The BIG Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny and More Round-Up - Vegan Cadbury Cream Eggs pictured

Coracao Organic Chocolate Eggs

They don’t have bunnies but I think the fun selection of dairy-free, gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free Easter chocolate eggs from Coracao Confections is worth noting. They have Superberry, Salted Caramel, and Almond Butter filled chocolate egg truffles. This great company also sweetens their chocolate solely with coconut sugar and has paleo options.
Website to Order: www.coracaoconfections.com
For: Dairy-Free*, Vegan, Peanut-Free, Gluten-Free, and Soy-Free

The BIG Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny and More Round-Up - Coracao Vegan, Gluten-Free Chocolate Eggs pictured

Moo Free Big Organic Chocolate Eggs

This is actually an English chocolatier, but they do ship their delicious, big, hallow eggs to the U.S., too. I’ve trialed one variety, and it was sweet, milky deliciousness.
Website to Order: www.amazon.com
For: Dairy-Free, Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Soy-Free

The BIG Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny and More Round-Up - Moo Free Chocolate Eggs pictured

Pure Lovin’ Organic Chocolate Bunnies & Chicks

Based in Victoria, this vegan, organic and fair trade chocolatier ships goodies throughout Canada. Their Easter line-up includes solid and hollow chocolate bunnies, orange-creme filled chocolate chicks and carrots, solid chocolate eggs, and gelatin-free jolly beans.
Website to Order: www.purelovinchocolate.com
For: Dairy-Free*, Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Soy-Free

Dairy-Free Chocolate Easter Bunny Round-Up - Pure Lovin Organic Chocolate Creme-Filled Chicks Pictured

Order your Dairy-Free Easter Chocolate early to allow enough time for your bunnies and treats to arrive before the holidays!

Important Notes

Be Allergen Aware: If your special diet needs are particular, please read this article carefully and inquire with the manufacturer prior to purchasing. I have included notes on what “free-from” needs the chocolatiers cater to (including soy-free and nut-free!), and if we’ve read that they use shared equipment in production (see star note below). However, products, ingredients and processes may change at any time. Always double check with the manufacturer before purchasing or consuming any food whenever there is a food allergy concern.

On Gluten: The above chocolates that are noted as “gluten-free” are made without gluten or wheat, according to their ingredient lists. But, cross-contamination with gluten could be a potential for some of these companies; always double check with the manufacturer on their production processes if cross-contaminaion issues are a concern for you.

Do you have a dairy-free chocolate Easter bunny update? Share it in the Comments!

For more dairy-free holiday deliciousness, see our posts for Easter and Passover.

* This manufacturer may process milk chocolate in the same facility. If severe food allergies or milk cross-contamination may be a concern, always contact the manufacturer before consuming to verify ingredients and manufacturing processes.

The Big Dairy-Free and Vegan Easter Bunny and More Chocolate Round-Up (Updated Annually! Includes options for gluten-free, nut-free and soy-free - US, Canada & Europe)

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

69 Comments

  1. Thank-you for this list. I can’t have any dairy at all, and my daughter has a peanut/tree nut allergy. I can usually find chocolate for her, but this year I was feeling a little sad about not having a bunny of my own. Funny I know, considering it’s supposed to be about the kids. But now I have a dairy free, peanut/tree nut free (because I know she’ll want a taste of mine) bunny on the way. I’m so excited 🙂

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  4. Joanne Doherty on

    Hi,
    Great article, however no mention of other countries such as Australia. Do these companies deliver overseas ? I was also wondering if you had information regarding the possibility of purchasing ‘sugar free/gluten free etc type Easter bunny products within Australia ?

    Cheers

  5. Thank you for this list. I have ordered from Amanda’s Own and Allison’s Gourmet in the past. Both places have yummy chocolate that my daughter loves. I am going to try one of the others this year because they offer some candy that she has not been able to try because she of a dairy allergy. Thank you so much for your research and for posting this!

  6. Heather Thome on

    Thank you so much for posting these! I thought my 3 yr. old daughter would have to skip a chocolate bunny this year… Really appreciate the heads up on all these dairy and/or egg free options!

  7. Thank you for posting this list. I barely found out that my five year old is highly allegric to dairy and mildly to soy. I have been struggling trying to come up with his Easter treats. Since most stores do not carry dairy free chocolate.

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  12. I happened to stumble onto your website and was very excited. My son also has a dairy intolerance. He is extremely picky and with Easter around the counter I was stumped. I am glad to see all these options. I do know that Divvies is supposed to be sold in Wegmans and in Wholefood. I did not see any in Wegmans so I will try Wholefoods. He will have to try the chocolate first. If get a thumbs up I will order from the websites you provided. But wanted to thank you immensely and am going to buy your book for him! Wonder though I have lots of allergies and wanted to know if you have come across any thing . I am dairy, soy, corn, gluten and sugar intolerant, I know that is a tall order but if on the off chance I would appreciate it. Again thanks do much for your website and book!!!
    Theresa

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  16. Due to multiple food allergies in our household, I generally end up making homemade Easter confections and use molds and lollipop sticks to make them more creative. So I was pretty excited to see this list! However, I found only one of the above that fit our requirements, Amanda’s Own. I had high hopes for the Sweet Earth chocolates but their website doesn’t include any list of ingredients. In fact, though the article here claims they are soy free, I have a hunch that they are soy LECITHIN free, not soy free. Also there were several listed that used artificial food colorings and flavorings, which I found to be a big disappointment. We have a son on the spectrum and we are gluten, casein, corn and soy free. As well as artificial anything of course!

  17. This is a great article Alisa! My 2.5 year old son is highly allergic to milk and we have to carry an epi pen wherever we go. As he gets older, we struggle to find ways to make him feel normal in social settings – i.e. taking his own little dairy-free cakes to birthday parties, frequenting ice cream shops that have dairy free options etc.

    And this year I have been agonizing over what to do about Easter. Since I moved to the U.S. I have tried to hold on to some English traditions. As such my eldest has enjoyed many Easter egg hunts with the hollow boxed Easter Eggs from England.

    But now that my little one is old enough to want to participate, I had been fretting about what to do this year – especially as my usual British produce supplier only carries milk chocolate eggs. I will be going to each of the sites you have listed to see if they will ship to the U.S. Fingers crossed!

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