35 Delicious Easter Recipe Ideas

35 Delicious Easter Recipe Ideas

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We thought maybe you could use a little help finalizing your Easter menu. So, we have come up with 35 Easter recipe ideas that we think will bring something special and a little bit different to your family table on Easter Sunday.

On this list of recipe ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There’s a little something for everyone. We have also thrown in a few recipes for our vegetarian friends.

Perhaps you’d like to change your Easter celebration up a bit with a new recipe this year. We hope at least one of these delicious Easter recipe ideas makes it to your table on Easter Sunday.

Happy Easter Friends!

Easter Breakfast Recipes:

On this list of Easter Recipe Ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There's a little something for everyone!
Stuffed Croissant French Toast
Christmas brunch? Try this stuffed croissant French toast! Buttery, flaky croissants stuffed with blueberry cream cheese, drenched in warm maple syrup.
Check out this recipe
Blueberry Stuffed Croissant French Toast
On this list of Easter Recipe Ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There's a little something for everyone!
Carrot Cake Muffins
These delicious carrot cake muffins are lightly spiced and topped with cream cheese frosting and sprinkled with walnuts, an irresistible breakfast treat!
Check out this recipe
Carrot Cake Muffins on rack
On this list of Easter Recipe Ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There's a little something for everyone!
Cinnamon Roll Muffins
A great breakfast or snack, these gooey sweet cinnamon roll muffins, you get all the cinnamony goodness of a cinnamon roll without the work! Easy and yummy!
Check out this recipe
cinnamon roll muffin ready to eat
On this list of Easter Recipe Ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There's a little something for everyone!
Savory Bread Pudding With Ham Asparagus and Mushrooms
A savory bread pudding loaded with smoked Virginia ham, fresh asparagus, portobello mushrooms, Gruyere cheese, and croissants, soaked in rich custard.
Check out this recipe
Savory Bread Pudding

Appetizer Recipes:

chicken wings on the grill
Brined Applewood Smoked Chicken Wings
Applewood Smoked Chicken wings take on flavor from a nice smoke over applewood coals brined in all natural ingredients. Tons of flavor in these Naked Wings!
Check out this recipe
Applewood smoked chicken wings take on flavor from a nice smoke over applewood coals brined in all natural ingredients. Tons of flavor in these Naked Wings!
On this list of Easter Recipe Ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There's a little something for everyone!
Salmon Spread
This salmon spread is a quick and easy appetizer made with cream cheese and smoked salmon fresh herbs, lemon juice, Worcestershire and hot sauce. Delicious!
Check out this recipe
salmon spread
On this list of Easter Recipe Ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There's a little something for everyone!
Bacon Wrapped Crab Stuffed Shrimp
Served as an appetizer or main course, Bacon Wrapped Crab Stuffed Shrimp are made with rich crab meat packed around jumbo shrimp, wrapped in smoky bacon.
Check out this recipe
Served as a appetizer or main course, Bacon Wrapped Crab Stuffed Shrimp are made with rich crab meat packed around jumbo shrimp, wrapped in smoky bacon. | TheMountainKitchen.com
On this list of Easter Recipe Ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There's a little something for everyone!
Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates
Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates: Medjool dates stuffed with creamy goat cheese, pecans and fresh thyme, then wrapped in salty prosciutto.
Check out this recipe
Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates

Side Dish Recipes:

On this list of Easter Recipe Ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There's a little something for everyone!
Parmesan Smashed Potatoes
If you are looking for an easy side dish recipe that requires very little effort try parmesan smashed potatoes. The hardest part is allowing them to cool!
Check out this recipe
parmesan smashed potatoes
On this list of Easter Recipe Ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There's a little something for everyone!
Squash Casserole
Squash casserole is a great southern side dish for any holiday, potluck or get-togethers all year round. It feeds a crowd and it will disappear fast!
Check out this recipe
squash casserole
On this list of Easter Recipe Ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There's a little something for everyone!
Potatoes Au Gratin
Tender potato slices laced with sweet onions smothered in a creamy cheese sauce with a hint of garlic. Potatoes au gratin the perfect side dish to any meal!
Check out this recipe
Potatoes Au Gratin
Mini cheesy broccoli casseroles are a versatile side dish, filled with tender broccoli, a made from scratch cheese sauce, topped with crunchy bread crumbs.
Mini Cheesy Broccoli Casseroles
Mini cheesy broccoli casseroles are a versatile side dish, filled with tender broccoli, a made from scratch cheese sauce, topped with crunchy bread crumbs.
Check out this recipe
Mini cheesy broccoli casseroles
drizzling dressing onto the butternut squash and beet tart with mountain view
Butternut Squash and Beet Tart
This butternut squash and beet tart is a unique tart with ricotta cheese, spinach, feta cheese, and nuts, drizzled with a balsamic maple-cinnamon dressing.
Check out this recipe
sliced peanut butter bread
Gluten Free Peanut Butter Bread
Peanut butter bread is a 5 ingredient, nutrient-dense, easy to make bread that is low-carb, grain-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, gluten-free but oh so good!
Check out this recipe

Easter Main Dishes:

garlic herb-butter roasted chicken in roasting pan
Garlic Herb-Butter Roasted Chicken
Follow my method for garlic herb-butter roasted chicken and get roasted chicken with rich-brown crispy skin, tender juicy meat with great flavor every time.
Check out this recipe
garlic herb-butter roasted chicken
There is nothing like a well-seasoned pork roast, pan-seared with herbs and garlic then oven-roasted to perfection. Fresh sage, rosemary, garlic and olive oil lends the meat an subtle earthy herb-infused flavor with a pan-seared crunchy crust. It's amazing! | TheMountainKitchen.com
Incredibly Tender Roasted Pork With Sage Rosemary and Garlic
There is nothing like a well-seasoned incredibly tender pork roast, pan-seared with herbs and garlic oven-roasted to perfection. Roasted pork is amazing!
Check out this recipe
There is nothing like a well-seasoned incredibly tender pork roast, pan-seared with herbs and garlic oven-roasted to perfection. Roasted pork is amazing! | TheMountainKitchen.com
With only a few minutes of prep, this deliciously healthy roasted pork tenderloin with sage and thyme can turn into gourmet meal in under an hour!
Roasted Pork Tenderloin With Mushrooms Sage and Thyme
With only a few minutes of prep, this delicious healthy roasted pork tenderloin with mushrooms sage and thyme can turn into a gourmet meal in under an hour!
Check out this recipe
roasted pork tenderloin
pouring sauce over Mustard-Maple Pork Ribeye Roast
Mustard-Maple Pork Ribeye Roast
Mustard-Maple Pork Ribeye Roast is a tender, oven-baked pork roast finished with a sweet and sour mustard-maple sauce poured over it. An easy dinner recipe!
Check out this recipe
mustard-maple pork ribeye roast

Easter Recipes From the Grill or Smoker:

double-smoked ham smoking on grill
Double-Smoked Ham with Pineapple Bourbon Glaze
Double-smoked ham with pineapple bourbon glaze is a different unexpected way to prepare holiday ham. Easy to do on a charcoal grill or smoker!
Check out this recipe
double-smoked ham on grill
crown roast on grill
Smoked Pork Crown Roast
Smoked pork crown roast is an impressive way to present pork while still giving your guests that good to the bone bbq flavor they crave!
Check out this recipe
smoked pork crown roast
brined hickory-smoked turkey breast sliced on cutting board
Brined Hickory-Smoked Turkey Breast
Try this recipe for brined hickory-smoked turkey breast this holiday season or if you’re just looking for some amazing sandwich meat!
Check out this recipe
brined hickor-smoked turkey breast sliced on cutting board
Thermapen with meat
Brined Smoked Pork Shoulder
This brined smoked pork shoulder is soaked in a flavorful brine that penetrates the meat with a nice balance of sugar, savoriness, aromatics, and spices.
Check out this recipe
brined smoked pork shoulder
the finished smoked pork loin
How To Make Bacon Wrapped Hickory-Smoked Pork Loin (Brined)
Learn how to make tender slightly spicy bacon wrapped hickory-smoked pork loin smothered in tangy barbecue sauce. This may be the best pork recipe ever!
Check out this recipe
hickory smoked bacon wrapped pork loin
This smoked chuck roast is cheaper than prime rib, easier to get along with than brisket and it is a whole lot easier to come by in the grocery store. | TheMountainKitchen.com
Smoked Chuck Roast
This smoked chuck roast is cheaper than prime rib, easier to get along with than brisket and it is a whole lot easier to come by in the grocery store.
Check out this recipe
Smoked Chuck Roast

Vegetarian Recipes:

Cream of Asparagus Soup
This classic cream of asparagus soup is velvety smooth, mild and gently flavored with lemon and a hint of nutmeg, that take just minutes to make.
Check out this recipe
cream of asparagus soup with toasted bread
Healthy mushroom pot pies have the comfort of traditional pot pies without all the calories. Mushrooms smothered in cauliflower sauce with flaky crust. Yum!
Healthy Mushroom Pot Pies With Cauliflower Sauce
Healthy mushroom pot pies have the comfort of traditional pot pies without all the calories. Mushrooms smothered in cauliflower sauce with a flaky crust. Yum!
Check out this recipe
Healthy mushroom pot pies have the comfort of traditional pot pies without all the calories. Mushrooms smothered in cauliflower sauce with flaky crust. Yum!
a dripping spoon of soup with the mountains in the background
Mushroom Spinach Soup
Ready in just 30 minutes, mushroom spinach soup combines garlic, onions, and herbs with earthy mushrooms and wilted spinach contrasted with crunchy croutons.
Check out this recipe
mushroom spinach soup
A quick and easy vegetarian meal, these amazing rice cakes are like mini cheesy broccoli and rice casseroles in a convenient bite-sized little cake. Yum! | TheMountainKitchen.com
Broccoli Cheddar Wild Rice Cakes
A quick and easy vegetarian meal, these amazing broccoli cheddar wild rice cakes are like mini cheesy broccoli and rice casseroles in a bite-sized cake. 
Check out this recipe
A quick and easy vegetarian meal, these amazing rice cakes are like mini cheesy broccoli and rice casseroles in a convenient bite-sized little cake. Yum! | TheMountainKitchen.com
Tortellini with broccoli and sun-dried tomatoes
Tortellini with Broccoli and Sun-dried Tomatoes
Tortellini with broccoli and sun-dried tomatoes a simple vegetarian pasta dish that comes together quickly for a hearty and healthy meal in no time.
Check out this recipe
Tortellini with broccoli and sun-dried tomatoes

Dessert Recipe Ideas:

Decadent, quick and easy to make, these Peanut butter eggs are made using only 5 ingredients, making them the best no-bake Easter treat ever! If you love the irresistible chocolate and peanut butter combination, you will love these dense, peanut-buttery confections dipped in chocolate. | TheMountainKitchen.com
5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Eggs
Decadent, quick and easy to make, these Peanut Butter Eggs are made using only 5 ingredients, making them the best no-bake Easter treat ever!
Check out this recipe
Decadent, quick and easy to make, these Peanut butter eggs are made using only 5 ingredients, making them the best no-bake Easter treat ever! If you love the irresistible chocolate and peanut butter combination, you will love these dense, peanut-buttery confections dipped in chocolate. | TheMountainKitchen.com
Carrot Cake Cheesecake
Carrot Cake Cheesecake
Carrot Cake Cheesecake is a great recipe mash-up. Cream cheese frosting is the best part carrot cake, so why not bake a cheesecake on top of a carrot cake?
Check out this recipe
carrot cake cheesecake
berry pavlova
Pavlova
Pavlova is an impressive, and elegant meringue dessert that can be served from everything from a romantic dinner for two or any dinner party.
Check out this recipe
chocolate mousse pavlova
Homemade Tiramisu is a cake with layers of coffee flavored ladyfingers divided by a fluffy custard of Mascarpone cheese, topped with chocolate and cocoa. | TheMountainKitchen.com
Homemade Tiramisu
Homemade Tiramisu is a cake with layers of coffee-flavored ladyfingers divided by a fluffy custard of Mascarpone cheese, topped with chocolate and cocoa.
Check out this recipe
homemade tiramisu
Rich, thick and sinfully indulgent, this Reese's Peanut Butter Cheesecake has a cookie crust with creamy peanut butter cups topped with a chocolate ganache. | TheMountainKitchen.com
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cheesecake
Rich, thick and sinfully indulgent, this Reese’s Peanut Butter Cheesecake has a cookie crust with creamy peanut butter cups topped with a chocolate ganache.
Check out this recipe
Reese's Peanut Butter Cheesecake on cake plate with mountain view
The sweetness of the carrots, the warmth of the cinnamon and ginger wrapped in a cream cheese frosting with pecans makes this the ultimate carrot cake!
Ultimate Carrot Cake
The sweetness of the carrots, the warmth of the cinnamon and ginger wrapped in a cream cheese frosting with pecans makes this ultimate carrot cake!
Check out this recipe
ultimate carrot cake
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