This spring, try these Easter recipes for brunch, dinner and desserts, to satisfy the whole family, from kids to grandparents, after a long egg hunt.
Easter is always an exciting time of year. The warming weather means we can spend more time outside without layering up in our winter gear. And the changing season means it’s time to start cooking lighter, sunnier foods with spring produce.
My family loves to enjoy Easter with a celebratory brunch and dinner filled with traditional and unique dishes. Of course we never forget dessert! Read on for the best Easter recipes to enjoy from morning to night this spring.
We hope you and your family have a wonderful Easter celebration!
BEST EASTER RECIPES
BEST EASTER BRUNCH RECIPES
A must-have at my house for Easter. Cream Cheese Pull-Apart Rolls with a tangy and bright orange cream cheese filling and a zesty lemon glaze are the perfect sweet and tart treat for breakfast or tea.
Start your holiday celebration with this festive carrot raisin coffee cake drizzled with icing for a sweet brunch treat.
This Meat Lovers Quiche is loaded with ham, bacon, sausage and cheese in a tender, flaky crust. One of the most popular recipes on my site. This quiche is a hit with everyone.
Share cute two-bite quiches packed to the brim with your favorite breakfast meats, including bacon, ham, and sausage. An easier-to-make version of my popular quiche recipe.
Ricotta brings creamy, luscious texture and flavor, while lemon adds a hint of brightness to these thick and fluffy homemade pancakes.
Flaked coconut adds a hint of nutty tropical flavor to these sweet caramelized banana pancakes.
Upgrade your french toast for the holiday by stuffing it with tangy lemon cream cheese and drizzling it with bright blueberry compote.
Easy Blueberry French Toast Bake features bread soaked in a creamy custard with fresh pops of blueberries and a sweet crumb topping. This is a perfect breakfast or brunch recipe for a crowd.
My family is crazy about Strawberry Crepes filled with strawberries and topped with fresh, lightly sweetened whipped cream. You can make these the night before and warm them up in the morning.
Because every holiday morning should start off with a bit of chocolate, treat your family to delicate crepes filled with sweet bananas and chocolate spread.
This easy-to-make coffee cake is a favorite of my family and my readers. Tender, moist lemon coffee cake loaded with blueberries crowned with a crunchy, sweet crumb topping and drizzled with a tart lemon glaze. A fun way to change up blueberry muffins.
BIG BATCH OF PRESSURE COOKER HARD BOILED EGGS FOR EASTER
Every Easter brunch needs a basket of colorful Easter eggs. Hard boil the eggs in the pressure cooker for perfect results every time!
MUST-TRY EASTER DINNER RECIPES
MOIST AND TENDER PRESSURE COOKER / INSTANT POT TURKEY BREAST
Turkey doesn’t have to take all day to cook. This turkey breast only has a 30 minute cook time!
If you’re looking for an alternative to ham and turkey, make these luscious fall-off-the-bone tender braised short ribs for an Easter dinner.
For the kids (and probably the adults too!), turn tender honey ham slices into easy baked ham and cheese sandwiches. This is also a perfect recipe for leftovers the next day.
PRESSURE COOKER / INSTANT POT CHEESY POTATOES AU GRATIN
Creamy scalloped potatoes with a crisp, golden crust are so easy to whip up with the help of an Instant Pot/pressure cooker.
QUICK INSTANT POT POTATO SALAD
With a flavorful, creamy, and a bit tangy dressing, this is the PERFECT easy potato salad to accompany your ham.
Upgrade your mashed potatoes with melty cheese and umami-packed caramelized onions.
Green beans tossed with lemon, olive oil and spices roasted in the oven with slivered almonds until the beans are tender and caramelized and the nuts are browned and crunchy.
Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon is a savory and smoky one-pan side dish with crispy Brussel sprouts, bacon, buttery pecans, and bright dried cranberries.
These fluffy orange zest-spiked tolls are a must-have item on our Easter dinner table.
Everyone loves a warm homemade roll. These use a mix of whole wheat pastry flour and bread flour so it gives the rolls just a little more texture and body, but they’re still light and fluffy.
BEST EASTER DESSERT RECIPES
Cute little, light and fluffy mini no-bake cheesecakes on a graham cracker crust loaded with chunks of chocolate covered malted milk balls dressed up for Easter. This Robin Eggs No-Bake Cheesecake recipe is super easy to make too!
This decadent Chocolate Malt Cake captures classic malted chocolate flavors in a show-stopping two-layered cake perfect for Easter dessert. In this recipe, the frosting is made first, then part of the frosting is reserved to ice the cake and the remainder is used to make the cake batter.
Buttery shortbread is the perfect addition to your holiday dessert spread, especially when the cookies are filled with glowing lemon curd.
Beautiful pastel popcorn drizzled with white chocolate and tossed with your favorite crunchy, sweet, and salty mix-ins makes a fun treat for kids and adults.
Make one giant cookie to share straight from the skillet. Don’t forget the ice cream on top!
This fun Malted Milk Ball Ice Cream Cake Roll is easy to make and easy to serve. Perfect for your Easter dessert.
More Easter recipe you might like:
- 50+ Easter Desserts, Shugary Sweets
- 50 Pastel Desserts for Spring, Chocolate, Chocolate and More
- Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs, Your Homebased Mom
- Egg and Bacon Bunnies, Weelicious
- 12 Adorable Easter Bunny Cupcakes, Hoosier Homemade
- 75+ Cute Easter Treats, Something Swanky
- Salted Caramel Easter Popcorn, Two Peas and Their Pod
- 35 Easter + Springtime Recipes, Sally’s Baking Addiction