We share the BEST collection of Easy Easter Recipes with ideas for brunch, appetizers and sides, dinner recipes, and of course, dessert.

Though a traditional dinner always features honey-baked ham, green bean casserole, and creamy mashed potatoes, we share some amazing recipes that may become new favorites

Easter recipes collage.


There is something special about springtime and Easter and all the wonderful recipes that are in season after the cold winter.

We’ve divided our collection into five main categories for a good Easter menu:

  • Brunch Ideas
  • Appetizers
  • Sides & Salads
  • Dinners
  • Desserts

Easter Brunch Ideas-

Brunch is a great start to an amazing Easter dinner. We usually get together and enjoy light finger foods while everyone slowly arrives with some of these recipes:

Breakfast Charcuterie Board
The most gorgeous Breakfast Pancake Charcuterie Board. Fluffy homemade pancakes with breakfast meats and all the pancake toppings spread out on a platter board.
French Toast Casserole
This French Toast Casserole Recipe has everything you want for breakfast! Bread sliced dredged in a delicious cinnamon maple mixture and topped with pecans. The breakfast casserole is baked then drizzled with a homemade maple glaze.
Ham Cheese Croissant Breakfast
Croissant breakfast sandwiches with a creamy egg mixture, ham and cheese smothered in a delicious homemade honey Dijon sauce. The sandwiches are baked until crispy.
Classic French Toast
A classic French Toast recipe that is so easy to make. With our detailed instructions and tips, you’ll learn how to make the BEST French Toast the whole family will enjoy for breakfast or brunch.
Egg Frittata
The BEST recipe for how to make a classic egg frittata. Whisked eggs with hafl andd half and cheese as the base, then can add your favorite vegetables and meat to complete the frittata.                                                
Potato Sausage Casserole
This sausage breakfast casserole recipe is easy to follow and makes an incredible breakfast. Italian sausage, potatoes, and vegetables, all baked to perfection with fluffy eggs. This casserole is made to feed a crowd and will give you a great start to your day.
Fluffy Cinnamon Rolls
Homemade cinnamon rolls are incredible, from the fluffy dough made moist with cinnamon filling to the luscious cream cheese frosting. This recipe will take you through making the most addicting cinnamon rolls.

Easter Appetizers-

Appetizers are always a hit because. They are so easy to make and everyone can try something new and a variety of recipes. These are some of our most popular appetizer recipes for Easter:

Best Deviled Eggs
Classic recipe for Deviled eggs. Hard boiled eggs half and the yolk mixed with a combination of mayo, mustard, salt and pepper then sprinkled with paprika on top. Enjoy the many filling ideas and variations for the traditional eggs.
Caprese Bruschetta
Absolutely delicious Caprese Bruschetta Recipe that makes for the BEST appetizer! Crispy crostini topped with cheese and tomatoes and then drizzled with balsamic glaze.
Crostinis topped with caprese.
Smoked Salmon Appetizer (Crostini)
This delicious smoked salmon appetizer recipe is the easiest appetizer! Crispy and crunchy homemade crostini topped with a creamy spread, smoked salmon, and cucumbers.
Fried Shrimp
Look no further for the easiest fried shrimp recipe. With just a few easy steps and minimal ingredients, you can enjoy the restaurant favorite right at home! Serve up your crispy, golden shrimp with a side of cocktail sauce!
Charcuterie Board
A detailed guide on how to make the BEST charcuterie board for parties piled with cured meats, crackers, cheeses, dip and jams – the ultimate cheese board recipe.
Bacon Wrapped Chicken
The easiest Bacon Wrapped Chicken Recipe that's perfect for parties or a quick dinner! Chicken wrapped in bacon and coated in seasoned browned sugar then baked until caramelized.
Fried Zucchini
Easy recipe for fried zucchini with a garlic mayo cheese spread topped with tomatoes and shredded cheese. 
Bacon Tomato Avocado Canapes
Toasted bread slices with a creamy avocado spread, fresh tomatoes and bacon bits. The perfect appetizer for parties. 
Tortilla Crab Wheels
These Tortilla Crab Wheels are loaded with crab, cucumber, and egg. They make a great appetizer or side dish. Made in under ten minutes, these crab pinwheels are simple and delicious.
Recipe for Tortilla Crab Wheels. Pinwheels with crab, cooked eggs and cucumbers.

Easter Sides and Salads- 

Unlike appetizers that are great on their own, these sides and salad really are filling and complete the main dish:

Classic Egg Salad
This easy egg salad recipe will become a new family favorite for parties and especially with any leftover Easter hard-boiled eggs. Chopped eggs tossed in a rich homemade dressing.
Savory Crepes
Recipe for homemade Savory Crepes. Crepes with a filling loaded with ground meat, sauteed carrots and mushrooms and cooked cabbage.
Honey Glazed Carrots
These Honey Glazed Carrots make for the ultimate side dish. Soft and tender carrots tossed in honey and our delicious Garlic Butter Sauce, so good.
Shuba Salad
Dressed Herring or Herring Under a Fur Coat or Shuba for the rest of us.
Layers of cooked vegetables over herring fish with a garlic mayo spread between each layer. Perfect salad for holidays and parties.
Broccoli Salad with Bacon
The easiest Broccoli Bacon Salad Recipe loaded with so much flavor and texture. The combination of broccoli florets with bacon mixed with our homemade creamy dressing is truly amazing.
Macaroni Salad
A classic recipe for EASY macaroni salad. Macaroni pasta loaded with celery, peppers, boiled eggs, and onions tossed in a creamy mayo-based dressing.
Easy Pasta Salad
Quick and easy pasta salad recipe. Pasta shells with tomatoes, cucumbers, bacon and cheese in a creamy homemade Caesar parmesan dressing. This pasta salad is perfect for barbecues, potlucks and parties!
Olivier Salad
This Olivier Salad (Russian Potato Salad) recipe is a traditional dish in the Russian cuisine and served in most restaurants and parties. This salad is commonly known as the Russian salad and Olivye in the Ukrainian community.
Carrot Salad
Crispy Korean Carrot Salad Recipe. Great make ahead recipe. 

Easter Dinner-

What is Easter without a classic Easter dinner where everyone can enjoy a good meal? These are our go-to dinner ideas from seafood, to cabbage rolls that can be made in advance and of course something for the seafood lover:

Honey Baked Ham
The ultimate copycat recipe for Honey Baked Ham with the best homemade glaze. Learn how to cook ham at home for the holidays or for dinner
Chicken Drumsticks
This oven baked Chicken Drumsticks recipe has everything you can ask for in a recipe. Simple ingredients with a 5-minute prep time and you have yourself a chicken dinner even the picky eaters will love!
Grilled Salmon
The perfect recipe for grilled salmon. The salmon marinate is so simple using just oil and seasoning but once grilled, pure perfection.
Crab Stuffed Salmon
An easy recipe for Crab Stuffed Salmon! Juicy salmon fillet loaded with a cheesy crab filling. Thi is the ultimate stuffed salmon recipe!
Stuffed Bell Peppers
A delicious and easy recipe for classic Stuffed Bell Peppers with a juicy meat and rice filling and smothered in a creamy sauce.
Cabbage Rolls
Amazing recipe for Stuffed Cabbage Rolls filled with ground meat, rice, sauteed vegetables. A classic Russian dish that is loved by all!
BBQ Crockpot Roast
This crockpot roast recipe produces the most tender beef. The beef is slow-cooked in the crockpot to juicy perfection and then finished with a delicious barbecue sauce.
Creamy Chicken Casserole
Easy Creamy Chicken Casserole Recipe with mushrooms, bacon, and cheese in a cream of chicken soup sauce. 
Creamy chicken casserole recipe.
Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole
Easy and delicious Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole Recipe. Chicken stuffed with ham and cheese in a creamy sauce that will become a family favorite! 
Grilled Shrimp
Grilled shrimp is a versatile, quick meal perfect for last-minute dinners. Shrimp tossed in a simple sweet and tangy marinade and grilled to perfection may be paired with almost anything!

Easter Desserts-

Complete your Easter dinner with a dessert. We always prefer something light that can be made in advance so you aren’t stuck in the kitchen while your family is enjoying each other’s company:

Creme Brulee
This classic vanilla Creme Brulee Recipe everything you can ask for in a dessert! Creamy, rich and silky custard dessert with a caramelized crispy sugar layer. With our tips and detailed instructions, you don’t have to feel intimidated to try making this dessert.
Fruit Salad
The BEST Fruit Salad Recipe. Cubed fresh fruits tossed with a delicious homemade dressing (syrup) with mint. Perfect salad for potlucks and parties.
Pistachio Macarons
The best recipe for homemade Pistachio Macarons. Delicate pistachio shells with a buttercream filling. Just like you would get in a French cafe!
Creamy Layered Jello
This Creamy Layered Jello Recipe is the ultimate no-bake dessert! Creamy strawberry layer topped with a layer of classic strawberry jello loaded with fresh strawberries
Oreo Pudding
This is the ultimate Oreo pudding recipe you can make for any occasion! Creamy chocolate puddings topped with an Oreo crumble and drizzled with chocolate ganache.
Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes
This is the best recipe for Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes! Soft and moist vanilla cupcakes that are strawberry-filled and topped with a rich homemade Buttercream Frosting, these cupcakes are bursting with flavors and such a beautiful treat!
Fresh Peach Pie
The absolute best Fresh Peach Pie Recipe made with a flakey and buttery homemade pie crust and a sweet peach pie filling bursting with flavor.
Honey Cake
An amazing recipe for homemade layered Honey Cake. Soft honey layers with a light sour cream frosting. A classic Russian Medovik cake recipe that everyone will LOVE!
Key Lime Pie
Easy No-Bake Key Lime Pie Jars. Creamy and rich zesty key lime over buttery graham crackers in individual-sized servings perfect for parties.
Layered Coconut Cake
Homemade soft and airy sponge cake layers with chocolate, toasted almonds and coconut flakes with a rich and creamy coconut cream. So good and packed with flavors!
Fluffy Carrot Cake
This is the best carrot cake recipe out there! Moist, fluffy layers of carrot cake are assembled with the most delicious cream cheese frosting. Each bite explodes with incredible flavor, and the texture is out of this world!
Carrot Cake Cupcakes
The most fluffy carrot cake muffins with a rich cream cheese frosting.
A beautifully frosted cupcake topped with chopped walnuts.
Coconut Swiss Roll Cake
Coconut Almond Swiss Roll Cake Recipe. Sponge cake roll with a chocolate spread, a light cream and topped with toasted almonds and coconut flakes. 
No Bake Eclair Cake
Though this no-bake Eclair Cake recipe is so easy to make, it tastes wonderful! Layers of graham crackers between a sweet vanilla pudding cream then drizzled with chocolate.

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