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24 Easter Recipes You Have To Try

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Get into the Easter spirit with these 24 must-try recipes! From the best tasty treats to delightful mains, there’s something for everyone.

Get ready to experience an Easter feast with these simple and delicious food ideas. Don’t miss out on the festive flavors that will make your celebration egg-stra special!

Breakfast Food Ideas For Easter

Ginger Carrot Cake.
  1. Ginger Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls

Ginger Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Glaze will have everyone excited. It’s the best idea for Easter breakfast or brunch! Featuring a carrot cake foundation with crystallized candied ginger, walnuts, and the best cream cheese glaze.

Carrot Cake Muffin.

2. Carrot Cake Muffins

Easter recipes like Carrot Cake Muffins are delicious, healthy, and perfectly fresh. They’re so simple to whip up with whole wheat flour, oats, cream cheese, and carrots. The natural sweetness from the honey is all you need.

Deviled Egg Chicks.
  1. Deviled Egg Chicks

How cute are these Deviled Egg Chicks? Sure deviled eggs are normally an appetizer but they’re eggs after all, why not serve them for breakfast? They’re lovely with some toast and orange juice- yum!

Easter Rainbow Unicorn Toast.
  1. Easter Rainbow Unicorn Toast

Easter food ideas like this recipe for rainbow unicorn toast are fun for kids and parents. Stand out this year with something slightly different than the average bunny and chick theme dish. The colorful cream cheese with sprinkles is a fun and whimsical addition to breakfast.

Italian Easter Pie.
  1. Italian Easter Pie

Try Pizza Giana Rustica! This Italian Easter pie has a tasty blend of meats and cheeses in every bite. Perfect for Easter brunch or dinner! It is a delightful mix of pie, quiche, pizza, and calzone. Get ready to love every slice of this recipe.

Main Meals

Slow Cooker Chicken Pasta Casserole.
  1. Slow Cooker Chicken Pasta Casserole

Get ready for a cozy family meal! Try this Crockpot Creamy Chicken Pasta! Tender chicken, creamy sauce, and Italian seasoning makes it a kid-approved favorite at our place.

Apple Cider Glazed Ham Recipe.
  1. Apple Cider Glazed Ham Recipe

Recipes like this holiday ham are great for Easter! This food idea is baked to perfection with a spiced apple cider glaze. Super tasty, tender, and great for family gatherings. Plus it makes for some heavenly leftovers for sandwiches or soups!

Braised Lamb Shanks Recipe.
  1. Braised Lamb Shanks Recipe

Cozy up with this easy Braised Lamb Shanks Recipe! Simply sear the meat then let it bake in the oven with tomatoes, carrots, wine, spices, and herbs for 2.5 hours. The result is tender, flavorful lamb that falls off the bone.

Egg Salad Sandwich.
  1. Egg Salad Sandwich

This classic egg sandwich has delicious bacon and it’s served on croissants! It’s super irresistible for Easter or any day of the week. They can even be stored in a sealed container for up to 5 days for leftovers.

Side Dish Recipes

Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes.
  1. Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes

Try these Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes for your family dinner or holiday get-together. It’s a super easy and delicious side dish that everyone will love. The best crowd-pleasing dish around!

Southern Style Deviled Eggs.
  1. Southern Style Deviled Eggs

Try a great Easter food idea like these Southern Style Deviled Eggs. Deviled Eggs are my go-to party appetizer. Despite what anyone says they are sure to vanish quickly and are always a crowd favorite.

Holiday Carrot Casserole.
  1. Holiday Carrot Casserole

Enjoy a holiday classic with this delightful carrot casserole. It turns regular carrots into a tasty oven-baked treat. Topped with a crumbly crust, it’s perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter gatherings.

Roasted Honey Balsamic Glazed Carrots.
  1. Roasted Honey Balsamic Glazed Carrots

Enjoy the delicious taste of Roasted Honey and Balsamic Glazed Carrots. The carrots are cut fresh and cooked in a delightful mix of balsamic vinegar and honey. It’s a fantastic vegetarian side dish that’s fancy and sure to have everyone a carrot lover in no time.

Spinach Feta dip.
  1. Spinach & Feta

Enjoy some tasty Spinach and Feta, a simple side dish that compliments almost any meal perfectly. Easter recipes with lots of healthy veggies and feta are sure to impress all your guests.

Easter Desserts

Easter Sugar Cookies.
  1. Easter Sugar Cookies

Discover the ultimate Easter Cookie Recipe! These Sugar Cookies have earned nothing but 5-star reviews. With just 7 simple ingredients, they are incredibly easy to make. Decorate them with royal icing, buttercream, or keep it simple with colored sugar!

Peeps Cookies.
  1. Peeps Cookies

Enjoy the best Easter sugar cookies with these super soft and chewy giant marshmallow Peeps stuffed treats! These cookies are filled with sticky sweet and colorful marshmallows, white chocolate, and sprinkles for a delightful Easter treat.

Cadbury Egg Cookies.
  1. Cadbury Egg Cookies

Enjoy these simple, cute, and tasty cookies made with chopped chocolate mini eggs and almonds. Perfect for Easter brunch, the vanilla-flavored dough brings a delightful crunch of chocolate in every bite.

Easter Cheesecake Fudge.
  1. Easter Cheesecake Fudge

Get ready for Easter with this super easy 3-ingredient fudge! Make your loved ones smile with colorful layers and cute sprinkles.

Our Top Picks

Baby Chick Easter Meringue Cookies.
  1. Baby Chick Easter Meringue Cookies

Adore these cute Baby Chick Meringue Cookies – they’re delightful and perfect for Easter! All you need are egg whites, sugar, and a few other items.

Chocolate Cadbury Creme Egg Cookies With Cake Mix.
  1. Chocolate Cadbury Creme Egg Cookies With Cake Mix

You will devour these easy Chocolate Cadbury Creme Egg Cookies! Made with Devil’s Food Cake Mix and buttercream frosting! They are a heavenly combo of rich chocolate and gooey Creme Eggs. Yum!

Frog Eye Salad.
  1. Frog Eye Salad

Try this tasty fruit salad with pasta, sweet fruits, and creamy fruit juice custard! It is a unique treat for any party or holiday! Easter food ideas like this are easy to whip up and fun to share with friends.

 Italian Easter Ricotta Pie.
  1. Italian Easter Ricotta Pie

Enjoy a classic Italian Ricotta Pie with a buttery Pasta Frolla crust! Perfect for Easter and made extra creamy with Galbani® Double Cream Ricotta Cheese.

Easter Mini Vanilla Bundt Cakes.
  1. Easter Mini Vanilla Bundt Cakes

Try these adorable Easter mini vanilla bundt cakes. With sweet vanilla flavor, a vanilla glaze, and crunchy chocolate mini eggs! They’re the best Easter treat recipe because they’re easy to make, but they look bakery-fancy!

Italian Ricotta Pie.
  1. Italian Ricotta Pie

Whip up an effortless Italian ricotta cheese pie for Christmas or Easter! Just mix ricotta, vanilla, orange, and spices in a pre-made pie crust – easy as pie!


What cake is traditionally eaten at Easter?

A Simnel cake is a traditional dessert eaten on Easter! It is a light fruit cake usually adorned with 11 marzipan balls that represent the apostles. However Judas is left out because of his betrayal against Jesus.

How to make natural dyed Easter Eggs?

Dig through your pantry and spice cabinet to find items to naturally dye your Easter Eggs this year. A few years ago we tried 10 different spices and food items to dye our eggs and the results were stunning. Read here to see our process and the step-by-step natural dyed Easter Eggs directions.

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  1. Kecia, I couldn’t resist. It looks SO good AND looks like a good recipe for busy moms.

  2. Oh wow, all of these look so yummy! Thank you for including my Easter Egg Bark 🙂

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