The Best Easter Recipes Ever

All the essentials, from easy Easter ham to brunch classics and seasonal desserts

Easter Dinner Recipes

This foolproof spicy orange-honey glazed ham is a must-have for your spring celebration. Just make sure to save a few slices for the amazing sandwiches you can make the next day. Get the recipe.

Grilled Flank Steak with Lemon-Herb Sauce

Big, bold flavor has never been easier

Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken

Always a classic, never boring

Pomegranate-Maple Glazed Lamb Chops

Aka the fanciest entrée you've ever seen

Pork Tenderloin with a Honey-Lime Glaze

A tasty alternative to ham, if you ask us

One-Pan Salmon with Potatoes and Romaine

Just roast everything in the oven

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Jesse Silver

Roast Leg of Lamb with Almond-Mint Pesto

(from MyRecipes)

Easter Pastries and Quick Breads

These ooey-gooey pizza-dough cinnamon rolls will be on the table in an hour flat. Get the recipe.

Whole-Grain Hot Cross Buns

(from Cooking Light)

Sunday Morning French Toast

Bake it in the oven instead of cooking on the stovetop

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Fresh Peach Coffee Cake with Pecan Streusel Recipe

(from Southern Living)

Monkey Bread Danish

Mmmm...cream cheese filling

Toaster Pastries

For the kids?and kids at heart

Cinnamon-Roll Pancakes

The greatest breakfast mashup of all time

Easter Dessert Recipes

Fact: This raspberry crepe cake couldn't be simpler to assemble. Get the recipe. 

Photo: Hector Manuel Sanchez

Browned Butter Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

(from Cooking Light)

Brownie Layer Cake

Talk about a slice of (chocolate) heaven...

Chocolate Dump Cake

Meet one of the simplest confections around

Checkerboard Cake

Here's how to get that wow-worthy pattern

Gluten-Free, Vegan Lemon Cake

This cake's got a secret. (It's cauliflower.)

Mini Tiramisu

Made with coffee and booze

Easter Egg Recipes

Our kale quiche with a cheddar-rice crust bucks tradition--and happens to be gluten-free. Get the recipe. 

Baked Eggs and Potatoes

It's the new eggs with a side of hash browns

Slow-Cooker Breakfast Casserole

Set it and forget it

Eggs Baked In Tomatoes

Don't worry--we snuck some cheese in there

Bacon-Wrapped Eggs

Because you should have bacon in every bite

Photo: Alison Miksch; Prop Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Deviled Egg Salad and Asparagus Tartines Recipe

(from Southern Living)

Breakfast Pie with Bacon Lattice Crust

Probably the greatest crust ever

Easter Appetizer Recipes

Warning: These Italian-inspired pin wheels won't last long. Get the recipe.

Prosciutto Bites

The sophisticated "pigs-in-a-blanket"

Photo: Hector Sanchez

Cured Salmon with Dill-Horseradish Cream

(from MyRecipes)

Deviled Eggs

Here are three ways to dress them up

Baked Brie with Cranberries and Pomegranate

A guaranteed crowd-pleaser

Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Cari South

Ham-Stuffed Biscuits With Mustard Butter

(from MyRecipes)

Cheese Crackers

If you're going to nosh, nosh on this

Easter Side Dish Recipes

Oven-roasted beets and potatoes will be the star of your dinner show. Get the recipe.

Whole Roasted Carrots

The only carrot recipe you'll ever need

Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

And just a little bit sweet

Coconut Creamed Spinach

A lighter take on the classic side dish

20-Minute Mashed Potatoes

Fast, easy and filling

Stuffed Eggplant

A solid vegetarian option

Swiss Chard au Gratin

We'll gladly eat our greens when they're covered in cheese