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If you’re looking for some delicious and wow-worthy Easter recipes, you’ve come to the right place. This appetizing collection of Easter recipes will help you create a beautiful and tasty holiday.
With the Easter holiday quickly approaching, I thought I’d put together a recap of all of my favorite Easter recipes! You are in for a treat! There’s something for everyone!
Whether you’re hosting Easter, heading to family or friends’ places, or just enjoying the day by yourself, I hope one or two of these ideas makes their way into your home or tummy. And if you don’t do Easter, with a few simple tweaks, any of these ideas could make the perfect way to celebrate spring.
Roasted Carrot Salad
Arugula, blue cheese, dried cranberries, almond, and roasted carrots come together to create this vibrant and fresh roasted carrot salad. It’s a delicious salad to pair with dinner. As an added bonus, the colors fit right in with the spring motif.
Veggie Pizza Wreath
This vegetable pizza (shaped like a wreath) is a fun, easy, and beautiful snack to start a meal that you’ll come to love. It makes the perfect Easter appetizer recipe.
Looking for more Easter appetizers? I have an entire post dedicated to my favorite Easter appetizer recipes.
The Best Deviled Eggs with Bacon
Want to take deviled eggs to the next level? Then you need to try these Deviled Eggs with Bacon. This classic appetizer recipe received a flavorful upgrade with the help of crispy bacon. What’s not to love?
Breakfast / Brunch Recipes
Cinnamon Roll Bread
This sweet cinnamon bread is a classic treat baked in a new way. Cinnamon rolls are packed into a loaf pan to create a delicious bread swirled with cinnamon and sugar and topped with a cream cheese glaze.
Breakfast Strata Cups
Made with bread, eggs, sausage, cheese, and fresh veggies, these Breakfast Strata Cups are individualized servings of a delicious and beautiful breakfast/brunch recipe that you can whip up in no time!
Easy Fruit Dip
If you’re looking for a flavorful, creamy, and easy fruit dip, look no further. You only need four ingredients and five minutes to whip up a decadent fruit dip recipe. And it goes perfectly with all your favorite fruits.
Take your Easter breakfast and brunch to the next level with these adorable and delicious mini pancakes! I stacked my pancakes five high, secured them with a toothpick, and topped them with fresh berries and pure maple syrup for the ultimate presentation and flavor.
Yogurt Parfait and Granola Bar
If you’re hosting a crowd for Easter breakfast / brunch, then you need to try a Yogurt Parfait and Granola Bar! It’s a simple, unique, and beautiful way to serve a tasty and completely customizable breakfast. Your guests are going to love it!
Easter Dessert Kabobs
To start, I must mention my favorite sugar-overload-inspired treat: Easter dessert kabobs! Skewered in a rainbow of sweetness, it’s a taste of all of your favorite Easter desserts!
You can grab the recipes for my carrot cake truffles and coconut cupcakes below as well, which were two of the homemade sweets I skewered to make the kabobs.
Carrot Cake Truffles
These carrot-themed truffles are a tasty combination of carrot cake, and cream cheese frosting dipped in white chocolate. You’re going to love them! They also keep well so you can make these a day or two ahead of time.
The Ultimate Coconut Cupcakes
Topped with cream cheese frosting, these coconut cupcakes are a delicious homemade dessert recipe everyone will love. Coconut is baked into the batter and sprinkled on top for the perfect finishing touch.
These blueberry shortcakes are an easy-to-make dessert that is as delicious as they are beautiful. They include a special finishing touch of fresh blueberries, lemon glaze, and a sprinkle of confectioner’s sugar on top.
Bunny Rice Krispies Treat
Want something unique but still a crowd-pleaser? This oversized-bunny Rice Krispies treat is a fun take on the classic. It’s a tasty and colorful dessert that you can quickly make for spring or Easter.
Egg Hunt Cookies Sugar Cookies
With frosting “grass” and chocolate eggs, these egg hunt sugar cookies are a cute and tasty Easter dessert recipe that everyone will adore.
Orange Pineapple Dream Salad
Whether served as a dessert or side dish, this orange and pineapple salad is the perfect complement to your next spring celebration!
Pink Lemonade Thumbprint Cookies
Lemon is a delightful flavor in a spring dessert – that’s why I love these pink lemonade thumbprint cookies. They are soft with a glaze filling that is both tart and sweet. Pair these cookies with a cup of hot tea, and your taste buds will thank you.
Peanut Butter Sheet Cake
If you love the combination of peanut butter and chocolate, you’re going to go gaga for this peanut butter cake decorated with peanut butter eggs. Yum!
Funfetti Coffee Cake
This speckled coffee cake is a classic recipe updated with colorful sprinkles, making it a perfectly fitting dessert for an Easter celebration.
Funfetti Dessert Cheese Ball
Want more colorful sprinkles? This festive dessert cheese ball is the most fun treat. Bright and full of confetti cake flavor, this sweet ball of cheese is a definite crowd pleaser!
Soft Peanut Butter Cookies for Spring
Want more peanut butter for your celebration? Try these super-soft peanut butter cookies. One of my favorite classic cookie flavors with the addition of pastel M&Ms – you’ve got a delicious cookie recipe that’s perfect for spring!
Lemon Yogurt Cake
As I mentioned before, lemony desserts are so fitting for spring. This lemon yogurt cake recipe is a sweet and tart treat – perfect for this season’s parties and celebrations.
Cream Puff Cake
Wondering about my personal favorite Easter dessert recipes? This cream puff dessert takes the cake. It’s a light and fluffy treat that just might become your new favorite too. It’s really simple to make and is such a crowd pleaser!
Easter Coconut Macaroon Nests
For more coconut goodness, how about these classic Easter coconut macaroons? Use your favorite candy eggs to fill each “nest” to make them personal.
Spring Surprise-Inside Cupcakes
Surprise! These spring cupcakes have a little secret. I packed them with vanilla cupcake M&Ms. This dessert is so much fun to share with family and friends.
It’s no surprise that I think every occasion and holiday deserves a festive and unique signature cocktail recipe. These are a few of my favorites that would be perfect for Easter!
Add a themed cocktail to your celebration with my Cottontail Martini. A coconut rim and marshmallow “tail” make this drink look as great as it tastes.
Raspberry Pineapple Bellini
This fruity Bellini recipe is the cutest way to kick off an Easter brunch. The flavors are on point and something every adult will enjoy.
Strawberry Coconut Margaritas
These strawberry coconut margaritas are such a unique twist on the classic cocktail. Plus, served with strawberries and coconut, the flavors and colors are perfect for Easter!
With its bright colors and citrus flavors, this Campari sangria is as refreshing as it is beautiful. You can serve this sangria recipe for brunch, dinner, or anything in-between.
Bee’s Knees Cocktail
This Bee’s Knees cocktail is a classic. The drink originated during Prohibition but is still a fresh and delicious libation for today!
Frequently Asked Questions
Before we get into the recipes, here are some of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to making delicious Easter recipes.
When is Easter?
Each year, the day Easter falls on depends on the vernal equinox. It will always be on a Sunday between March 22nd and April 25th. Specifically, Easter occurs on the first Sunday after the first full moon that appears after the vernal equinox.
Sound confusing? It kind of is. That’s why I always rely on my calendar to tell me!
What are some keto-friendly Easter recipes I can make?
To stay low-carb, always leave out sugar (or use substitutes) and focus n meats, cheeses, and vegetables. Things like roasted asparagus, unglazed ham, or even deviled eggs are just a few ideas that everyone can enjoy.
You can serve desserts to people on the keto diet too. Just make sure you bake them with keto-friendly sweeteners and low-carb flour.
What is traditional Easter food?
Ham and deviled eggs are the most classic types of food to serve on Easter. Since Easter celebrations often involve the Easter bunny hiding candy, chocolate has become synonymous with this holiday too.
What should I bring to Easter dinner?
If you are going to an Easter dinner that someone else is hosting, make sure you bring something that travels well. My cinnamon roll bread is a fantastic idea b
And there you have it, a tasty (and cute) collection of my favorite wow-worthy Easter recipes. I hope you give one of these recipes a try this Easter!
Enjoy all of the deliciousness!
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The simple recipe but the combination of striking colors should make these snacks very appealing. It’s really suitable for boisterous parties.
Oh Michael, you have given me so many sweet ideas for our Easter table. My family are going to love me, thanks to you
I’m making your roasted carrot salad and the cake with the cream filling. What are your favorite entrees for Easter? (Non-ham ideas particularly welcome) 🙂 Thanks!
I love all of your ideas! I’m on Easter overload this year, because we have a crowd coming. I have bunnies and eggs and little chicks coming out my ears. Love it! So glad to find your website and join your mailing list! I have even more ideas now lol 💞
Yum! What a beautiful and delicious round-up! I want to make every one of these. Thanks for including my eggs. 🙂
If I start NOW and not procrastinate, I can make easter pretty awesome with most if not all of this! That’s IF I don’t procrastinate. Thanks for throwing this together!
Hahaha. SO true!
I am even more excited for Easter now! Thanks for including our recipe! Happy Easter!
You’re more than welcome. It was hard not to include 20 of them! 😉