Adult easter basket ideas: person carrying an Easter gift basket

Many of us make Easter baskets for kids. Not only are they a fun way to celebrate the joy of the holiday, but they also offer a great place for stashing all those Easter egg hunt finds. But who says Easter baskets are only for kids? They also make wonderful gifts for grown-ups!

Here, we’re sharing our favorite adult Easter basket ideas. These fun, delicious, and springtime-themed goodies are perfect for adding to your DIY gift basket for someone special.

Grown-Up Gifting: 16 Adult Easter Basket Ideas They’ll Love

Ready to surprise a friend or family member with a gift from the Easter Bunny? Here are some of the best Easter gift ideas for your next DIY gift basket or gift box — from chocolate and coffee to beauty products, stationery, wine, and beyond.

1. Chocolate Easter Egg

Adult easter basket ideas: chocolate Easter eggs

A staple of any Easter gift basket is the egg itself. Give your recipient their favorite chocolate egg, or look for a decadent dark chocolate or white chocolate version. If they’re not a big fan of chocolate, fill reusable plastic eggs with Easter candy instead — or a paper-mache egg filled with nuts or dried fruit.

2. Coffee or Tea Samplers

This is one of the best adult Easter basket ideas for coffee or tea lovers. While a sampler is a great way to introduce them to new flavors, you can always give them a fresh supply of their favorites — or a seasonal twist on their go-to flavor.

3. Scented Candle

Give your loved one an Easter treat that evokes the fresh aromas of springtime. A scented candle makes a functional and stylish adult Easter basket idea. Alternatively, you could swap the candle for a diffuser or natural room spray.

4. Personalized Luggage Tag

If your friend or family member has plans for an upcoming vacation, upgrade their travel accessories with a personalized luggage tag. Add their initials or monogram, or personalize it with a heartfelt message — Etsy has plenty of personalized luggage tag options at various price points.

5. Easter-Themed Candy

Easter sweet treats are for grown-ups, too! Fill any spare spaces in your gift basket with Easter candy like chocolate bunnies, Peeps, and pastel-colored jelly beans. If your recipient has a real sweet tooth, make it an exclusively candy-centric Easter basket.

6. Bath Bomb

Remind your loved one to take care of themselves and enjoy a long soak in the bath every now and then. A bath bomb is a great adult Easter basket idea that you can tailor to their preferred scents for a self-care bath experience that feels luxurious.

7. Tech Accessory

File this under “adult Easter basket ideas that nearly every grown-up will appreciate.” Depending on how much you know about their tech needs, consider filling a small gift basket with a new phone case, phone grip, headphone case, or gaming console case. If your gift recipient is always on the move, you can’t go wrong with a power bank or portable charger.

8. Adult Coloring Book

Many of us don’t spend enough time winding down and relaxing. For more adult Easter basket ideas that double as self-care gifts, wrap up an adult coloring book and some marker pens and encourage your loved one to color simply for fun.

9. Potted Succulent

Adult easter basket ideas: potted succulents

Springtime is synonymous with blooming florals, but while fresh-cut flowers are beautiful, they don’t have lasting power. For a plant-themed gift that’s just as lovely, consider giving your loved one a potted succulent or air plant. The best part is that they can enjoy this living greenery long after Easter Sunday. 

10. Gratitude Journal

Spring is a wonderful season for reflection, and what better way to do that than with a new gratitude journal? This is a fantastic gift idea for adults, especially those who love scribbling, jotting down ideas, or journaling.

11. Pastel Stationery

Whether you include a journal or not, stationery always makes for a good Easter basket stuffer. Look for pastel-colored pens, stickers, markers, and highlighters to match the fresh colors of springtime. You can also include pastel-hued notepads and sticky notes.

12. Mini Bottle of Wine

Toast the new season and Easter holiday with miniature bottles of wine, champagne, spirits, or beer they love. (You can also look for bottles of alcohol-free spirits.) Pair the libations with a new wine or pint glass to suit the occasion.

13. Skincare Gift Set

Put together a mini skincare gift set in your Easter gift basket. Face masks, nail polish, moisturizers, skincare minis, and makeup tools are all great basket filler ideas. It’s a wonderful way to promote self-care and give your loved one an at-home spa experience.

14. Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Adult easter basket ideas: chocolate covered strawberries on a plate

For friends and family members with a sweet tooth, chocolate-covered strawberries are a great choice. This easy treat requires few ingredients—follow an easy recipe for chocolate-covered strawberries to start this tasty DIY project.

15. Cocktail-Making Kit

If you want to go beyond the mini bottle of wine idea, give them a cocktail-making (or mocktail-making) kit with all the essentials for crafting mimosas, mojitos, or other great spring cocktails. This also makes for a fun party favor option if you’re hosting an Easter brunch for friends and family members.

16. Floral Hair Accessories

Flowers aren’t just for the garden or home decor — they also look beautiful when worn on the head. Delight your loved ones by adding a floral crown, flower-themed hair clip, or floral hair ties to their Easter gift basket.

5 Easter Cards to Pair with Your Gift Basket

As you consider all these fun adult Easter basket ideas, it’s also the perfect time to think about Easter cards.

At Greenvelope, we have a wonderful selection of Easter invitations and cards that work beautifully for this springtime holiday. Personalize one of our Easter cards with your chosen colors, fonts, and Easter card message. Or easily update any Easter-themed invite to make it a sweet happy Easter card instead.

To help you find the ideal card for your loved ones, here are some of our favorite digital cards to email friends and family members alongside your DIY or pre-made Easter basket gifts.

1. Easter Wishes Card

Easter Wishes Card

Design: Paper Raven Co. (Photo courtesy of Angela & Evan Photography)

This stunning Easter photo card is a wonderful choice for sharing a joyful note. We love that there’s space for a gorgeous photo of you, your family, or simply something you love about the springtime holiday.

2. Spring Florals Card

Spring Florals Card

Design: frau brandt

Wish your loved ones a happy Easter with this floral-themed card. It’s available in three color palettes — blue, purple, and red. What’s great about this card design is that there’s plenty of room on the reverse for a poem, message, or religious Easter greeting.

3. Chocolate Bunnies Invitation

Chocolate Bunnies Invitation

Design: Pedaller Designs

Hop to it with a classic chocolate bunny theme for Easter. Turn this chocolate bunny invite into an Easter card in moments by adding your own wording, along with a heartfelt message on the reverse.

4. Beautiful Floral Egg Invitation

Beautiful Floral Egg Invitation

Design: Ana Sharpe Design

Tweak the wording slightly on this floral egg invitation and you have a dreamy Easter card to send to a friend, family member, or your wider network. This sweet pastel-colored design is available in four color options, each offering a fresh take on the original illustration.

5. Easter Squares Invitation

Easter Squares Invitation

Design: itsibelli

For a more playful take on a holiday invite or card, try this brightly colored Easter card. While it’s styled here for an Easter brunch, with a few changes to the wording, it’ll make an egg-cellent card to wish your loved one a happy Easter.

Give a Sweet Gift with These Adult Easter Basket Ideas

With all these adult Easter basket ideas, you’ll be ready to give your best Easter baskets yet. Use this gift guide to help you create thoughtful goodies that your recipient will love and a fun digital Easter card to match.

Whether you want a sweet floral card, or something more vibrant and playful, we have plenty of Easter-themed cards and invitations. Once you find a design you love, you can easily customize it and send it to them whenever you choose. Happy Easter!