35 Delicious Easter Recipe Ideas

35 Delicious Easter Recipe Ideas

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Although Easter will not quite be the same this year due to the Coronavirus restrictions, 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 help you put something special on the table this Easter Sunday.

On this list of Easter 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 since Easter is a little different this year it’s time to change things up a bit with a new recipe. We hope one at least one of these delicious Easter recipe ideas makes it to your table this weekend.

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!

Blueberry Stuffed Croissant French Toast

Buttery, flaky croissants stuffed with blueberry cream cheese, drenched in warm maple syrup.

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

Lightly spiced, topped with cream cheese frosting, and chopped walnuts or pecans.

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

Gooey sweet cinnamony goodness of a cinnamon roll without the work! Easy and yummy!

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 creamy custard.

Easter 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!

On this list of Easter Recipe Ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There's a little something for everyone!

Salmon Spread

A quick and easy appetizer made with cream cheese, smoked salmon, fresh herbs, lemon juice, Worcestershire and hot sauce.

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

Rich crab meat packed around jumbo shrimp, wrapped in smoky bacon.

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

Medjool dates stuffed with creamy goat cheese, pecans and fresh thyme, wrapped in prosciutto.

On this list of Easter Recipe Ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There's a little something for everyone!

Squash Goat Cheese Tartlets

Bite-size pastry cups filled with squash and goat cheese.

Easter 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

Baby Yukon Gold Potatoes smashed and baked with herbs and Parmesan cheese.

On this list of Easter Recipe Ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There's a little something for everyone!

Squash Casserole

A great southern side dish for any holiday, potluck or get-togethers all year round.

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 and garlic smothered in a creamy cheese sauce.

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.

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.

sliced peanut butter bread

Peanut Butter Bread

Made with only 5 ingredients, this is a nutrient-dense, and easy to make bread. It is low-carb, grain-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, gluten-free but oh so good!

Easter Main Dish Recipes:

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

A well-seasoned incredibly tender pork roast, pan-seared with herbs and garlic oven-roasted to perfection.

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 & Thyme

Pork tenderloin with mushrooms, sage, and thyme can turn into a gourmet meal in under an hour!

These saucy crock-pot chicken salad lettuce wraps are light lean and a tasty way to spice up your next lunch. They come together quickly and are delicious!

Saucy Crock-Pot Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

Light lean and a tasty way to spice up your next lunch. They come together quickly and are delicious!

Inspired by Julia child, this Chicken À L’Orange uses a sweet and savory chicken roasted with shallots and basted with a rosemary, orange marmalade glaze. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Chicken À L’Orange

A sweet and savory chicken roasted with shallots and basted with a rosemary, orange marmalade glaze.

Easter Recipes From the Grill or Smoker:

David's 10 steps to succulent smoked BBQ pork picnic shoulder. By following these steps, you will have perfectly cooked meat that's tender, moist and juicy. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Smoked Pork Picnic Shoulder:

Follow David’s 10 steps and you will have perfectly cooked meat that’s tender, moist and juicy.

With very little effort required, this pecan applewood smoked turkey breast is rubbed with a simple poultry seasoning, smoked over a pan of cranberry infused water for a moist smoking environment, with smoky coals, pecan wood chunks, and wet applewood chips. Tender, juicy turkey like no other! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Pecan Applewood Smoked Turkey Breast

Rubbed with a simple poultry seasoning, smoked over a pan of cranberry infused water for a moist smoking environment, with smoky coals, pecan wood chunks, and wet applewood chips.

the finished smoked pork loin

Bacon-Wrapped Hickory-Smoked Pork Loin

Tender slightly spicy bacon wrapped hickory-smoked pork loin smothered in tangy barbecue sauce. This may be the best pork recipe ever!

Juicy meat, crispy skin, even cooking and awesome flavor are just a few ways that describe this grilled spatchcocked chicken. An easy way to grill chicken!

Spatchcocked Chicken Under Bricks

Juicy meat, crispy skin, evenly cooked with awesome flavor. Just a few ways that describe this grilled spatchcocked chicken. An easy way to grill chicken!

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.

Easter Vegetarian Recipes:

Classic Cream of Asparagus Soup

This classic cream of asparagus soup is velvety smooth, mild with the gentle flavor of lemon and a hint of nutmeg, that takes just minutes to make.

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!

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.

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 rice cakes are like mini cheesy broccoli and rice casseroles in a convenient bite-sized little cake. Yum!

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.

Easter Dessert Recipes:

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!

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 cheesecake on top of a carrot cake?

German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake

This German chocolate cake is a deliciously rich dark and extra chocolaty cake with layers of caramelized gooey coconut-pecan frosting with toasted pecans.

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

A cake with layers of coffee-flavored ladyfingers divided by a fluffy custard of Mascarpone cheese, topped with chocolate and cocoa. 

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 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. 

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 the ultimate carrot cake!

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