Ruling on consuming Easter Eggs & Bunnies
Q: Is it permissible to purchase, sell and/or consume easter eggs and bunnies?
A: According to the Encylopaedia Britannica, the easter egg along with the easter bunny are popular customs reflecting many ancient pagan survivals. (britannica.com). Apart from this, the egg and the Easter lamb have deep significance in the Christian faith. (Holy Cross Catholic Church; britannica.com).
It is not permissible to purchase, sell and/or consume Easter eggs and bunnies. The proceeds from the sales of easter eggs and bunnies will be Haraam. The same ruling applies for Hot Cross Buns.