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The 2022 Easter Collection at Atelier Disset. (Courtesy photo)

A chocolate-covered spin on the traditional Easter egg hunt is back on the North Fork this year.

Atelier Disset is hosting its second annual North Fork Chocolate Egg Scavenger Hunt. Starting Friday, April 8 through Easter Sunday on April 17, you can hunt for five large, unique chocolate “egg” sculptures placed in locations around the North Fork.

Hints to the location of the eggs will be teased on Disset’s Instagram page leading up to the hunt and all locations will be announced April 10.

The rules are simple: find each egg, post a photo on your own Instagram and tag both @dissetchocolate and the store where you find it with the hashtag #17chocolateEggHunt. Four winners and one grand prize winner will be announced on April 19 on Instagram.

 “Once we figure out where we want to put them, that’s when we get creative,” said owner Ursula XVII, who hand-sculpted the eggs and decorated them in different themes to play up their locations.

She said it’s a way to pay tribute to her Catalan roots. Rather than the Easter Bunny, Catalan tradition involves your godfather giving you a “mona” with a chocolate sculpture that could be quite intricate.

Owner Ursula XVII. (Courtesy photo)

The full Easter lineup, which includes a bonbon box, egg breakers and geometric chocolate bunnies, will also be available at the Cutchogue storefront through Orthodox Easter on April 24.

The Easter box features a few returning flavors from last year like cheesecake and sugar cookie but also new, inventive takes on spring flavors including meyer lemon and hazelnut, blood orange and dark chocolate and passionfruit caramel with toasted coconut.

“It’s a very different box inspired by the holiday with pastels, eggs and refreshing spring flavors,” Ursula XVII said.

Her personal favorite is a beets and rosemary bonbon that’s completely vegan and made with locally sourced beets.

“It brings out a savory aspect, which is really cool,” she said. “We’re bringing back [flavors] people love but at the same time innovating, being inspired by the season and what’s around us. The North Fork is full of bounty.”

More egg hunts to check out:

Saturday, April 9, 11 a.m.: Spring egg hunt at Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library. Bring your own basket, refreshments follow. 

Saturday, April 9, 11 a.m.: Spring egg hunt at Orient Beach State Park. This annual event attracts more than 300 participants and features a visit with the bunny. Rain date: April 10 at 1 p.m.

Saturday, April 9, 11 a.m.: Easter egg hunt at the Moose Lodge in Riverhead. Bring your own basket for the egg hunt, photos with the Easter bunny, crafts and refreshments also available. 

Sunday, April 10, 1:30 p.m.: Easter egg hunt at Veterans Memorial Park in Mattituck. Co-hosted by Mattituck Park District and Mattituck Chamber of Commerce. Prizes and photos with the Easter Bunny. Rain date: Saturday, April 16.

Saturday, April 16, 10 a.m.: Easter egg hunt, bake sale plants and other spring items for sale at the Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society. 

Saturday, April 16, Noon: Kick off spring at 1760 Homestead Farm on Sound Avenue in Riverhead with an Easter egg hunt, animal and tractor tours during this event co-hosted by the Treatery and NOFO Endless Summer. $10 per child.