(WSYR-TV) — Sick of filling your family’s Easter basket with the same old things each year? We still have almost two weeks until the big day, so we invited Val Lodato, Lifestyle Expert, to come on the show with some cool, alternative treats for everyone! 

Who doesn’t love cookie dough? We found Whoa Dough plant-based, gluten-free cookie dough bars made with real ingredients that will satisfy your sweet tooth without the guilt! It is a sweet and salty snack bar with a smooth texture – just like homemade cookie dough. Dairy-free, gluten-free, non-GMO, soy-free, egg-free, vegan, kosher, and with no artificial ingredients. Check out their tasty flavors: chocolate chip, sugar, sugar sprinkle, peanut butter, peanut butter chocolate chip, and brownie batter. They also come in a variety pack. These cookie dough bars are available on WhoaDough.com and Amazon.com

If you prefer baked, try Molly Bz gourmet cookies! These sweet and savory oversize gourmet cookies are infused with tast alcohol extracts without the actual alcohol. They come in the most explosive flavor combinations such as pina colada, maraschino cherry, chocolate, amaretto, and the “hot mess”, which is topped with Hot Cheetos! There is also Molly’s “Cookie Flight”. The cookies come individually wrapped in an adorable oven gift box. You can find these cookies at MollyBz.com, your local Walmart, and most Target Cafes nationwide. 

How is this for a savory treat? TBJ Gourmet Bacon Chocolate Bar combines savory bacon with chocolate to craft the ultimate confection. Made with 58% gourmet dark chocolate, each square is loaded with delicious bacon and Alderwood smoked salt – the perfect balance of sweet and savory! This chocolate bar is available at TBJGourmet.com

If you are looking to satisfy a strict diet – keto, diabetic-friendly, gluten, soy, and cholesterol-free – there is Tidbits bite-sized meringue treats! They come in resealable bags and so many flavors: strawberry, cookies and cream, cappuccino, chocolate, mint chocolate, vanilla, caramel, cotton candy, and more! Less than two calories per piece, they are so addictive! These treats are available at Tidbits.fun and Amazon.com

Want to compliment your sweets with a special treat? How about a beautifully packaged, decadent cream that we all need this time of year to heal from winter! Three grooming superstars: shea butter, coco butter, and coconut oil, come together in Alvott’s amazing moisturizer. This moisturizer will leave your skin feeling soft, smooth, and hydrated. Plus, it is a delight to your senses with its fresh, chocolatey smell! This moisturizer is available at Alvott.com

Finally, time for your feline to join the egg hunt with these colorful, cat-friendly, wool Easter eggs. They are made with nontoxic dyes, plus they are antimicrobial and odor resistant from Dharma Dog Karma Cat. Also available from this line: these wonderful lavender wool baskets for cats and small dogs – or Easter basket fun! The line is handcrafted by artisans in Nepal, fusing comfort and design with environmentally sustainable production and socially conscious business practices. These products are available at DharmaDogKarmaCat.com