With Easter on the horizon, you’re going to have to finalize your Easter menu soon. Whether you’re cooking for two or twenty, serving brunch or dinner, you’re probably looking for a few different Easter items to fill out your spread. To get inspired, we’ve compiled 33 of our favorite Easter recipes that we’ve created over the past two years here on TipHero. On this one super list you’ll find ideas for Easter brunch, dinner, and dessert that you’ll be dying to whip up.
We’ll show you how to dye an egg-squisite basketful of festive Easter eggs using colors from nature. Kids will love discovering the rainbow of vivid shades they can create from vegetables and spices you already have in your pantry: red cabbage, yellow onion skins, beets, and turmeric powder.
Celebrate spring with these cute Rice Krispie treat nests filled with green-tinted coconut “grass” and chocolate eggs. A fun and easy snack project that kids will love to make (and eat), these are perfect for Easter.
Make your Easter centerpiece this beautiful baked ham with pineapple, crispy edges, and a warmly spiced maple brown sugar glaze. Our recipe is a masterclass in everything you need to know to make baking a ham easy — we’ll even show you how to turn the pineapple-spiked drippings into an amazing pan sauce.
So you’ve been asked to bring the scalloped potatoes to the holiday meal. One-up the family recipe with these extra cheesy scalloped potatoes made from scratch. The velvety cream sauce, fluffy layers of baked potatoes, and bubbling cheesy top is going to make you want these for your dinner sidekick not just on Easter, but every night.
Hummingbird cake is an incredibly dense and moist layer cake with banana, pineapple, and warm spices, covered with swirls of rich cream cheese frosting and crunchy toasted pecans on top. And if you’ve never had it — but you’re a fan of banana cake, pineapple upside-down cake, or carrot cake — you’re going to be thoroughly charmed by our easier-than-you’d-expect hummingbird cake recipe.
Ham is an Easter staple. To give this traditional food a bit of twist, a spicy and sweet twist, that is. Even better, this recipe can be made in the slow cooker!
A fresh, spring twist on your already delicious cinnamon rolls is adding some sweet, strawberry jam. This is an easy upgrade that your guests will thank you for!
The perfect finger food. Fried (or baked, if your guests are bit more health conscious) balls filled with buttery, cheesy mashed potatoes. Sounds like a recipe for success to me.
Did you know you could bake an egg right in an avocado half? Our avocado egg bake recipe will show you one easy trick so that with every spoonful you get a bit of that creamy yolk and smoky baked avocado. Top your stuffed avocado with crispy bacon, Parmesan cheese, smoked paprika, and chives for an easy, wholesome, high protein, paleo-friendly Easter breakfast.
The bright, zingy flavors of orange and ginger scream springtime! Combine them on some baked salmon and you have yourself a lovely, light Easter dinner.
Individual mousses are a classy dessert and a simple one to make in bulk. The rich flavor of hazelnut and the creamy texture of the mousse make one undeniable dessert.
All the best parts of breakfast wrapped up into a soft, breaded cone. It’s like my wildest dreams come true. This is the perfect pick-up-and-go brunch item for guests who want to still wander about and socialize while enjoying breakfast.
These savory bacon cheeseburger egg rolls are incredibly easy to make! They’re also the perfect combination between Chinese food and classic American food. They’ve joined into glorious union that makes in ideal Easter appetizer.
Nothing tastes like Easter more than a fresh lemon cheesecake. The perfect amount of peppy, lemony zing, this no-bake cheesecake is an all-around winner.
For a brunch dish of fancy restaurant-proportions, go for the gold with this bread bowl. It’s not just any bread bowl, but a bread bowl filled with eggs, cheese and bacon. Your guests won’t know what to do with themselves.
The traditional Easter ham has been shrunk down into bite-sized appetizers. But they’re not just plain old ham and cheese roll-ups. Oh no. These roll-ups have been upgraded, my friends.
Feeding a crowd? Then a casserole is the way to go. Dip into the best side of brunch with a twice baked potato casserole. Is it lunch? Is it breakfast? It’s so cheesy and delicious, it doesn’t matter.
Nothing is cuter to serve on Easter than mini banana cream pies. The fresh flavor is perfect for the season and a delicate Nilla wafer on top ties the whole dessert together.
Having health fanatics over for brunch? They’ll go nuts over these cheddar broccoli quinoa bites. They’re healthy and small – so you can eat as many as you want with zero guilt.
Another traditional Easter dish, this pot roast is bursting with juicy flavor and makes plenty, so invite over as much hungry guests as you’d like. This is a slow cooker recipe, too, so you can pop it in the Crockpot with no worries as you get ready for the big day.
Who doesn’t love pull-apart bread?! Not only is it delicious, but it’s also incredibly fun to eat. And this filled-to-the-brim cheesy bread will satisfy every craving for bread and cheese you’ve ever had.
If your group prefers Italian, then this skillet lasagna is your best bet. The best part of this lasagna recipes (besides the generous heaping of fresh mozzarella) is that this dish can be made in one pot!
Treat everyone at your Easter brunch to some baked goodness that we swear doesn’t count as dessert: buttermilk blueberry breakfast cake with a sugar-crystalized top and, inside, moist crumbs bursting with blueberries. This berry coffee cake tastes just like blueberry muffins, but without the hassle and mess of dealing with all of those muffin cups.
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http://tiphero.com/surprise-egg-muffins/The Easter egg hunt doesn’t stop at brunch, because these savory bacon, green onion, and butermilk muffins have whole eggs hiding right inside!
French toast is one of our favorites for Sunday brunch, but it’s not the best when you need to feed a crowd. Our French toast bake solves that problem deliciously: it’s basically a big batch of cinnamony French toast baked in the oven, with a crazy good pecan streusel topping. Even better, you make it the night before so you can have both a lazy Easter morning and a fancy Easter brunch.
No smorgasbord is complete without Swedish meatballs. Our authentic recipe is warmly spiced with nutmeg and allspice, then smothered in a rich sour cream gravy.
Everyone will cut the buffet line to get a scoop of this cornbread casserole at your Easter gathering because it’s a creamy, cheesy, sweet-and-savory side dish that goes with everything. Whether your family knows and loves it as “corn pudding”, “spoonbread”, or “corn soufflé”, our corn casserole recipe is the kind that families hold onto for generations — because it’s so convenient to make ahead for holidays like Easter, and the leftovers (if any survive) are just as comforting.
When I think of Easter desserts, I can’t help but think of bundt cakes! Give this charming and classic recipe an outrageous twist by dousing it in chocolate and giving is a buckeye center.
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For a healthy pre-dinner app, these chicken zucchini poppers are just the thing! Zucchini is a fresh spring vegetable to use and, let’s face it, you can put just about anything in popper form and it would be amazing.
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Give this chicken and pasta skillet and zing of spring with this lemon garlic seasoning! This perfect combination of flavors gives this meal just the right amount of zest and makes for a savory Easter dinner everyone can enjoy!
One of our most popular desserts this Easter on TipHero has been these cheesecake stuffed strawberries. You can see why. Decadent, whipped cheesecake stuffed inside fresh, juicy strawberries. Thank goodness for springtime desserts.
For the most savory brunch, try these individual Italian baked eggs. These eggs are baked over homemade tomato sauce and combined with roasted onions and peppers for one Easter brunch your guests will never forget.
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Nothing reminds me of Easter more than cranberry orange cake. The combination of sweet and sour (plus the lovely combination of colors) makes for an amazing brunch-time treat! Eat this moist cranberry orange bread for breakfast, lunch, brunch, as a snack or as dessert!
Do you have Easter recipes that you swear by? Have you seen an Easter recipe on TipHero that you loved that we didn’t mention above? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.