Best Easter Recipes and Dinner Ideas

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Discover our best Easter dinner recipes—from ham to lamb—as well as Easter breads, deviled egg appetizers, seasonal sides (from asparagus tart to carrot puff), and Easter cakes (from carrot cake to lovely lemon). You’ll also find delicious Easter brunch ideas!

Did you know that ​Easter is called a “moveable feast”? This is because the date of Easter can change by up to a month. See our “When is Easter” page to learn more.

Easter Dinner Recipes

For many people, Easter weekend centers around a large dinner. This mix of Easter dinner recipes includes everything from rosemary-dressed lamb to traditional Easter bread, and is sure to impress your hungry guests.

Deviled Eggs
Classic Deviled Eggs | Photo Credit: Elena Shashkina/Shutterstock


Rosemary Lamb

Carrot puff or souffle
Carrot Puff | Photo Credit: Elzbieta Sekowska/Shutterstock

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Lambropsomo | Photo Credit: Pasta/Shutterstock

Easter Dessert Recipes

The only thing better than Easter dinner is the dessert that comes after it! Here are a few of our favorite Easter dessert recipes.

Best Ever Carrot Cake for Easter Dessert
Best Ever Carrot Cake | Photo Credit: Charles Brutlag/Shutterstock

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Easter Brunch Recipes

Eggs are a symbol of fertility and spring renewal across many cultures. Enjoy these egg-cellent Easter brunch ideas.

Asparagus frittata
Asparagus Frittata | Photo Credit: zi3000/Shutterstock

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Glazed Lemon-Coconut Loaf | Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

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Fancy Crepes | Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Dyeing Easter Eggs

To make easy (and edible) Easter decorations, consider dyeing eggs with ingredients from the pantry!

Dyed eggs
Dyed Easter Egg

If you make any of these Easter recipes, let us know how they turn out! Happy Easter!

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