16 Mouth-Watering Easter Recipes from Brunch to Dessert
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16 Mouth-Watering Easter Recipes from Brunch to Dessert

Elevate your Easter eats with this mix of traditional and modern recipes. From egg-shaped treats to traditional Easter dinners, Gopuff has ideas for it all

March 30, 2021

The Easter Bunny is on his way, eggs are being dyed, kids are putting the final touches on their Easter crafts and plans for Easter meals and family gatherings are being made. Planning holiday meals can be stressful though. Whether planning a virtual gathering or safely celebrating with those close to you, there’s a lot of prep to be done. 

Luckily, you have us on your side—and we’ve put together some great Easter recipes to show off all those quarantine cooking skills you picked up over the last year. From Easter bread and themed appetizers to the most mouth-watering Easter ham you’ll ever have, check out these 16 Easter recipes that will wow even the pickiest of eaters.

Easter Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

Planning an Easter brunch is a great way to welcome the spring season. So after those easter egg hunts, grab a seat and try not to fight over the last bite of these easy brunch bites.

Ham and Cheese English Muffin Casserole

Egg, ham, cheese and English muffin casserole in a white casserole dish.

Source: Home Made Interest

While your guests will think you spent hours perfecting this casserole, you’ll know that it was actually very simple to prepare and make. That leaves more time for Easter Sunday activities and less hassle in the kitchen!

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Italian Easter Pie

Cross-section view of Italian Easter Pie.

Source: No Plate Like Home

Another really great and easy Easter recipe, this Italian Easter Pie is similar to a quiche. It features tons of Italian meats and cheeses that will add some savory flavors to your Easter Brunch spread.

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Easter Egg Fruit Pizza

Egg-shaped cookie with cream cheese, raspberries, strawberries, blueberries and blackberries.

Source: Persnickety Plates

This festive fruit pizza is a great treat to snack on this Easter morning. With a sugar cookie base, cream cheese and fresh berries, it’s a ’za that can be customized to highlight your favorite spring fruits!

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Easter Appetizers

While the kids are doing Easter crafts, set up some of these Easter appetizers to hold guests over until the main course—or consider having just small bites like these available to munch on between mouthfuls of Easter ham.

Easter Bunny Snack Board

Snack board and dip designed to look like a bunny rabbit with asparagus, radishes, celery, tomatoes, carrots, olives, crackers and other various veggies.

Source: The Baker Mama

The Easter Bunny has a long history of being the symbol of Easter. Honor everyone’s favorite gift-bearing bunny with this festive board. Feel free to spice up the board to feature your favorite vegetables and snacks!

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Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs designed to look like baby chicks on a plate.

Source: Savory Experiments

Take the traditional deviled eggs recipe and make it festive by laying out this treat to look like baby chicks. These deviled eggs are a great way to put any dyed eggs you’ve made to good use.

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Sweet Italian Easter Bread

Loaf of Italian Easter bread with a sweet glaze, sprinkles and a dyed hard-boiled egg in the middle.

Source: Wine a Little Cook a Lot

Easter bread is a tradition for many households each spring. Put those hard-earned bread baking skills to the test by making and featuring this Easter bread recipe in your meal spread. It’s perfect to pick on throughout your Easter holiday. 

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Easter Dinner Recipes

Trying to please everyone for Easter can be difficult. Thankfully, these Easter meals are crowd-pleasers that will have your family and friends grabbing for more. 

Honey and Rye Easter Ham

Glazed Easter ham with a brown crust, partially sliced.

Source: Bon Appetit Magazine

Easter hams are often the main attraction of Easter dinners. This recipe is unique and features a delicious glaze made from honey and whiskey. 

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Grilled Leg of Lamb

Leg of lamb with green salsa on a sheet pan.

Source: Bon Appetit Magazine

The mint yogurt that pairs with this juicy leg of lamb highlights all of the flavors in this great Easter recipe. The freshness of the mint blends well with the creaminess of the yogurt and the lamb’s savory herbs—a sensory experience worth celebrating this holiday.

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Vegan Pot Pie

Vegan pot pie with flaky pastry crust and leaves designed on the crust.

Source: My Vegan Minimalist

If you’re looking for an easy vegan recipe to include on your Easter menu, this vegan pot pie is perfect! It’s simple to make and will have even your family’s most diehard meat-eaters trying to steal a piece of the pie. 

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Easter Side Dishes

Once you’ve finalized your Easter dinner ideas, you have to make sure you have the perfect side dishes to pair the main courses with. From fresh veggies to creamy potatoes, these easy sides will highlight all the best flavors of your Easter spread.

Herb Roasted Carrots

Tri-colored carrots with rosemary, thyme and parsley on a white plate.

Source: Averie Cooks

These herb-roasted carrots are a colorful and tasty addition to your meal. You can even swap out the herbs in the recipe to complement the herbs you’d used in some of your main courses.

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Green Bean Casserole

Green bean casserole with crunchy fried onions in a white casserole dish.

Source: Bubba Pie

With crunchy onions and creamy Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup, this timeless green bean casserole is an easy side dish to add to your menu—or perfect for when you’re assigned to bring a side to your family’s Easter get-together.

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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Cheesy scalloped potatoes on a white dish.

Source: High Heels and Grills

Cheesy scalloped potatoes are great for leftovers, but chances are no one’s leaving any of this delicious dish over.

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Browned Brussels sprouts in a wooden bowl.

Source: I am Baker

If you’re looking for the perfect Easter side dish to pair with your Easter ham or even lamb, look no further than these amazing balsamic roasted Brussels sprouts.

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Easter Desserts and Sweets

Whether you are looking for more ways to use up some of that Easter candy or want to try spicing up some of your holiday favorites, these Easter dessert recipes are sure to have everyone leaving room for dessert.

Easter Dessert Kabobs

Peeps, cupcake, Rice Krispie treats and more festive desserts on a plate.

Source: Inspired by Charm

Showcase some of your favorite Easter candies and new treats by arranging them in these colorful kabobs. Featuring Peeps, Rice Krispie Treats, peanut butter eggs and any other cookies and cupcakes you want to add, these kabobs will have kids and adults alike smiling.

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Italian Ricotta Cookies

Plate of Italian ricotta cookies topped with glaze and sprinkles.

Source: Bread, Booze, Bacon

If you’re looking for a unique Easter cookie recipe, these ricotta cookies are perfect for you. These fluffy treats are sweet and have an amazing, unique texture thanks to the ricotta cheese. 

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Vegan Carrot Cake

Vegan carrot cake with frosting on top and through the middle of the cake.

Source: Chocolate Covered Katie

Packed with a full cup of carrots, this vegan carrot cake is extremely moist and soft. It’s a simple, vegan-friendly dessert and the perfect way to end your Easter celebrations—or start them. We won’t tell!

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Easter Recipes Made Easy

Let Gopuff take the hassle out of your Easter meal planning. From helping come up with the perfect Easter meal ideas to getting last-minute ingredients directly to your door, Gopuff is here to spring into Easter Sunday action for you!

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