Get in the Easter spirit by curating your menu from these 37 Easter-Inspired Recipes! Featuring appetizers, side dishes, entrees, special Easter breads, cocktails and sweets, this list of Easter recipes has everything you could want to serve and more! Pull up a chair, grab a pen and paper, and plan your Easter menu today!
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Did you just remember Easter is this weekend? Are you freaking out a little bit?
You’re not alone.
In an effort to make it easier on all of us, I pulled together a list of some of my favorites to help inspire your meal! Below, you’ll find some of my favorite appetizers, side dishes, entrees, cocktails, breads and desserts from this blog and others.
Any combination of these dishes could be used for an Easter feast, and they’re guaranteed to leave your guests with full bellies. (Currently, I’m daydreaming about all the combinations I could put together for Sunday. And lemme tell you, it’s gonna be DELISH.)
A few Easter Entertaining Must-Haves
Since I’m a lover of all-things-gold, here is a list of a few fun, festive items to jazz up your Easter table.
- Easter basket. (Yes, you can decorate your table with these, and they’re the CUTEST!)
- Decorative Easter Eggs.
- Serving tray.
- White Rectangular Platter.
- Champagne Flutes.
- Lace Dessert Plates.
- Colorful napkins (and bunny ear napkin rings.)
Deviled Egg Bruschetta from The Speckled Palate, as shown above
Asparagus Nicoise Salad from Pinch and Swirl
Strawberry Salad from The Little Pine
Tapenade Egg Salad from Sustaining the Powers
Easter Side Dishes
Asparagus Chickpea Mediterranean Couscous Salad from A Joyfully Mad Kitchen, as shown above
Brown Butter Maple Glazed Roasted Rainbow Carrots from Plated Cravings
Crockpot Orange, Honey and Herb Glazed Carrots from Culinary Ginger
Carrot and Raisin Salad from Sustaining the Powers
Mediterranean Scalloped Potatoes from The Speckled Palate
Pear and Butternut Salad with a Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette from Home & Plate
Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Strawberries from Simple and Savory
Wild Rice Salad with Dried Fruit and Almonds from The Speckled Palate
Ancho Chili Rubbed Leg of Lamb with Mint Yogurt Sauce from Cake ‘n Knife, as shown above
Easy Braised Lamb Shanks from Tasty Ever After
Garlic & Herb Crusted Beef Roast with Red Wine Gravy from Allergy Free Alaska
Grandma’s Traditional Holiday Glazed Maple & Brown Sugar Ham from Eatin’ on the Cheap
Mediterranean Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin from The Speckled Palate
Raspberry Mango Spring Sangria from The Speckled Palate, as shown above
Cadbury Creme Egg Martini from A Fork’s Tale
Carrot Cake Shots from Cake ‘n Knife
Ginger Strawberry Bellini from A Joyfully Mad Kitchen
Raspberry Mint Kir Royale from Feast+West
Easter Fruit Buns from The Speckled Palate, as shown above
Easter Bunny Rolls from Plated Cravings
Gluten Free Hot Cross Buns from Strength & Sunshine
Matcha, Cranberry & White Chocolate Hot Cross Buns from Patisserie Made Perfect
Nana’s Easter Paska Bread from Trial and Eater
Peanut Butter Butterscotch Birds Nest Cookies from Feast+West, as shown above
Bunny Butt Cupcakes from Preppy Kitchen
Carrot Cake Dip with Cinnamon-Sugar Wontons from The Speckled Palate
Easter Pastel-Colored Chocolate Covered Strawberries from Salt and Lavender
Eggless Easter Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies from Mommy’s Home Cooking
Greek Yogurt Brûlée from A Side of Sweet
Lemon Raspberry Bundt Cake from The Secret Ingredient Is
Spring Carrot Sugar Cookies from The Little Epicurean
Surprise Spring Cookies and Cream Cake from I Say Nomato
Vegan Creme Eggs from A Virtual Vegan