21 Delicious Easter Meal Ideas That You Will Love!

Whether you need delicious Easter side dishes or satisfying main courses, these holiday recipes will be your guide. Don’t forget about making a delicious Easter cake or dessert, such as the candy egg peanut butter blondies or orange-chamomile cake! These easy Easter ideas — from glazed ham and asparagus to deviled eggs and other side dishes — are sure to please. To help you plan this year’s Easter menu, we’ve found the best Easter meal ideas that celebrate spring.


21. Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs

Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs

Smoked salmon deviled eggs take a classic appetizer (deviled eggs) to a stunning new level. Filled with fresh herbs, salty smoked salmon, and briny capers, each bite is loaded with palate-pleasing flavor. Deviled eggs are the perfect bite-sized appetizers that everyone loves. That’s why full platters at parties always disappear fast! And let’s be honest, you can’t beat the fact that these Easter meal ideas are incredibly easy to make with simple hard-boiled eggs and some of your favorite mix-ins like baked ham or crispy bacon etc.
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Suggested: Salmon Meal Prep Recipes


20. Easter Carrot Cheese Ball

Easter Carrot Cheese Ball

This Easter Cheese Ball will be a great addition to your Easter meal ideas. Shaped like a carrot, this delicious cheese ball is a great appetizer. Everyone will love the adorable carrot shape. Pair this cheese ball with crackers, chips, or vegetables and your family and friends will be talking about this for months to come. Creating fun-themed food for a get-together is one of my favorite things. Besides being able to serve something that tastes amazing, it is fun. This Carrot Shaped Easter Cheese Ball is one of those foods. It is so easy to make, but it looks adorable.
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19. Pancake Donuts

Pancake Donuts

These Pancake Donuts couldn’t be more simple. Made from a pancake mix, you’ll be loving breakfast time bright and early with this kid-friendly genius breakfast idea! What we love about these simple pancake donuts is that all it takes is a simple mix and a short amount of time to have piping hot donuts that are ready to eat. We’ve made pancake muffins before and this is the same concept, except in donut form!
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Suggested: Vegan Pancake Recipes


18. Slow Roasted Garlic Rosemary Lamb Shoulder

Slow Roasted Garlic Rosemary Lamb Shoulder

Meltingly tender lamb, infused with the delicious flavors of garlic, rosemary, and red wine, this Slow Roast Lamb Shoulder makes a brilliant centerpiece for Sunday lunch and celebrations, such as Easter ideas and Christmas. And the cooking liquid makes the most delicious lamb and red wine gravy. This Slow Roast Lamb Shoulder recipe is wonderfully easy to make. Simply mix garlic, rosemary, salt, and olive oil. Spread the mixture over the lamb, and then place the lamb on top of onions in a roasting tray. Pour in red wine and cover with foil, then slow roast for 4 hours. Finish off with a 30-minute blast in a hot oven and this easy peasy recipe is done.
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17. Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

These bars are decadently creamy and smooth, yet surprisingly refreshing. The citrus from the lemon and the tart raspberry swirl makes this lemon raspberry cheesecake bars the perfect summer treat. Or really any time of year! As an added bonus, they’re incredibly easy to make and are the perfect make-ahead dessert. Somehow they taste even better over time. It’s magic, I swear!
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Suggested: Keto Cheesecake Recipes


16. Classic Carrot Cake

Classic Carrot Cake

Classic carrot cake is one of those all-time amazing desserts that taste so good and makes a great statement piece when you serve it. Everyone should have a delicious and moist carrot cake recipe like this so you can make it when the urge strikes. This carrot cake is easy to make and I will walk you through all the steps to make it! This easy carrot cake recipe is one of the most popular carrot cake recipes of Easter meal ideas on Pinterest and has been tested and perfected! 
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15. Easter Bunny Waffles

Easter Bunny Waffles

Easter is such a fun time for egg decorating, filling baskets with candies, and eating your fair share of chocolates in the shape of bunnies. For those of you who cannot eat these foods due to allergies or for you moms who want to give your kids something on the healthier side but still full of holiday fun, these Easter Bunny Waffles are just for you!
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Suggested: Tasty Waffle Recipes


14. Honey Mustard Glazed Carrots

Honey Mustard Glazed Carrots

These honey-glazed carrots with mustard are so easy to prepare and cook and it’s one of my favorite Easter meal ideas. Forget about boring boiled carrots! Roasting the carrots brings out their natural sweetness and the honey enhances this even more with a gorgeous shiny glaze. The mustard adds a great tang too that balances the sweetness. Best of all, the honey-roasted carrots take exactly the same time as roast potatoes and this makes for stress-free cooking!
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13. Easter Bunny Spinach Dip

Easter Bunny Spinach Dip

This is one fun Easter appetizer! Hot, melty, cheesy spinach dip is surrounded by crescent roll bites that are perfect for scooping up the dip. The crescent bites actually act as a bowl for all that cheesy goodness, and they taste great smothered in the dip! It looks a little fancy, but it’s really easy to put together using refrigerated dough and a simple homemade spinach dip that is FULL of flavor. The house smells so good while this is baking!
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Suggested: Meals Under 200 Calories


12. Garlic Butter Herb Pork Tenderloin

Garlic Butter Herb Pork Tenderloin

This Baked Pork Tenderloin recipe is melt-in-your-mouth-tender and dripping with buttery garlic herb flavor. It is company pleasing and holiday-worthy but family-friendly and everyday easy! It takes less than 60 minutes from start to finish and MOST of that time is hand’s off! As much as you love this baked pork tenderloin on the day off, it makes fantastic leftovers as well! Here are the detailed instructions, tips, tricks, and everything you need to know to make the BEST Pork Tenderloin Easter ideas.
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11. Goat Cheese Whipped Potatoes

Goat Cheese Whipped Potatoes

Do you love potatoes as much as I do? Sometimes you need something a bit different, and these Goat Cheese Whipped Potatoes definitely fit the bill. They are light and fluffy, with a nice added tang from the goat cheese. I have to admit that these potatoes were not my idea. When I made them at home with cashew milk instead of heavy cream, they didn’t seem to bother me…which makes me very happy! Even you can also try scalloped potatoes with it.
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Suggested: Sweet Potato Recipes


10. Homemade Easter Bunny Rolls

Homemade Easter Bunny Rolls

These Easter Bunny Rolls are so easy to make and perfect for holiday recipes! Made from fool-proof homemade yeast dough, these cute bunny-shaped rolls are buttery, fluffy, and so cute with their salty tails. These easter bunny rolls are made with homemade yeast dough but if you’re in a hurry you could also use store-bought dough. Making these Easter meal ideas is a perfect way to upgrade not-homemade dough!
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9. Cheesecake Filled Easter Eggs

Cheesecake Filled Easter Eggs

These cheesecake-filled Easter eggs are the perfect treat for Easter meal ideas. Filled with creamy no-bake cheesecake and topped with a chocolate drizzle and your favorite Easter chocolates. The best part of this Easter egg cheesecake recipe is hands-down the cheesecake. It’s no-bake and comes together in 10 minutes so is great to make ahead.
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Suggested: Mini Tart Recipes


8. Crescent Roll Carrots filled with Egg Salad 

Crescent Roll Carrots filled with Egg Salad 

Get creative in the kitchen by making these Crescent Roll Carrots served at Easter brunch or lunch. These carrot-shaped crescent rolls can be filled with your favorite egg salad or ham salad and decorated with a sprig of dill or parsley to add a festive touch to your holiday recipes. This food craft is so much fun to make, can be enjoyed by the entire family, and will make a great addition to your Easter ideas.
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Related: Keto Egg Salad Recipes


7. Blueberry Corn Feta Salad

Blueberry Corn Feta Salad

This sweet Blueberry Corn Feta Salad is full of summer corn, sweet blueberries, basil, and salty feta. Tossed in a honey-lime dressing for a fresh and easy salad to go with your favorite grilled protein! This Blueberry Corn Feta Salad is the holy grail of summer salads for me. It’s got a unique pairing of ingredients in it, but don’t let that stop you from giving it a try. I promise you’ll love these Easter meal ideas.
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Suggested: High Protein Salad Recipes


6. Lemony Asparagus and Pea Pasta Salad

Lemony Asparagus and Pea Pasta Salad

Tender pasta, with fresh, sauteed asparagus and sweet peas tossed in a bright lemony dressing is a salad that has all the fresh flavors of springtime! This simple pasta salad is great for Easter ideas and is perfect for outdoor parties and dining. It’s an outstanding recipe to double if you’re feeding a crowd and is always a favorite at any festivity. Even though I’m a big fan of pasta salads, I didn’t want a bunch of extra ingredients that would overpower the pasta as some recipes do. I choose beautifully, spring asparagus and green peas to be the stars of the salad. This salad is prepared in only a few minutes or under 30 minutes of cooking time.
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5. Easy Easter Egg Cupcakes

Easy Easter Egg Cupcakes

When it comes to holiday recipes, cupcakes are a must for us. But when it comes to cupcakes, adorable and simple are also at the top of our list. With Easter just around the corner, we had a little fun this week playing with different ways to create simple Easter cupcakes with our BakeBright cupcake liners, and spring sprinkles covered over cream cheese frosting! They say not to put all your eggs in a basket, but they never said anything about cupcakes! We love using our lime jimmies sprinkles and candy eggs to create a super simple Easter cupcake. We couldn’t be any more excited that they matched our pastel BakeBright liners so perfectly. Yay for being matchy with our Easter ideas.
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Suggested: Keto Cupcake Recipes


4. No-Bake Easter Egg Fruit Tarts

No-Bake Easter Egg Fruit Tarts

A healthy traditional easter dessert your kids will love to eat and help you make!  Decorate these No-Bake Easter Egg Fruit Tarts with your kids this holiday season. Spring has sprung!  Okay, okay there is still snow in the mountains but I’m out wearing florals and sandals!  Easter is coming up fast and that means it’s time for the bunny to fill those baskets and to bring some Easter cheer to your home. Start by making these adorable No-Bake Easter Egg Fruit Tarts in just 15 minutes! 
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3. Bacon Green Bean Bundles with Brown Sugar Glaze

Bacon Green Bean Bundles with Brown Sugar Glaze

Ordinary green beans become extra-special and positively delicious when they’re wrapped in crispy bacon and glazed with buttery brown sugar in these Bacon Green Bean Bundles with Brown Sugar Glaze! Bacon makes everything better. I’ve said it before because, quite frankly, it’s true. I enjoy some nice fresh green beans regardless of preparation, but this recipe elevates them from good to amazing. Not only do you have a crispy little bacon jacket, but you also have a buttery, garlicky, brown sugar glaze to counter that salty bacon. I’m telling you, these Easter meal ideas will change the way you think about green beans.
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Suggested: High Protein Vegetarian Recipes


2. French Green Beans

French Green Beans

These simple French green beans make an easy and elegant side dish. These easy and elegant Easter ideas go with just about everything. And the nice thing about the recipe is that it requires only one pan. You gently cook the shallots with oil or butter in a large skillet, then simmer the beans in a bit of water in the same pan. 
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Related: Muffin Tin Recipes


1. Bourbon Mustard Orange Glazed Ham

Bourbon Mustard Orange Glazed Ham

Sticky, sweet, tangy, and full of flavor… this bourbon mustard and orange glazed easter ham is one that you’ll be happy to have as the star of your holiday Easter meal ideas or easter dinner ideas! No more boring, flavorless hams for you… this bourbon, mustard, and orange glazed ham is amazingly flavorful, beautifully marbled, and has a sticky glaze that is out of this world! 
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