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Our Favorite Easter Eats - 293 recipes

Hop your way through our collection of Easter recipes and pick out some of your favorites to adorn your celebratory Spring table. Munch on down the bunny trail with some of our favorite Easter eats! Gear up for a day of fun Easter festivities with recipes that will cater to the perfect breakfast or brunch to get you going in the morning and keep you going all the way through your Easter adventures.

Then, prepare the perfect Easter main meal and yummy Easter sweet treats for a full days worth of food worthy of the Easter Bunny himself. Fill your families' Easter basket with sweet treats shaped like eggs and bunny, and even an Easter Bunny cake shaped like the star of the show himself! Happy Easter from all of us here at Key Ingredient!

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By peridot728

Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (22 Votes)
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Servings 12
Preparation time 60
Cooking time 100

  • 3 sticks (12 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 6 cups confectioners' sugar
  • Pinch fine salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 baked 9-inch round cake layers (your favorite recipe or a 18.25-ounce boxed cake mix)
  • 1 1/4 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 2 store-bought biscotti
  • 1 tube pink decorating icing
  • 2 black jelly beans
  • 2 marshmallows
  • 1 white jelly bean, halved lengthwise
  • 1 pink jelly bean
  • 1 black licorice wheel, such as Haribo

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This super sweet cake is a great centerpiece for your Easter dessert table

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We've given Easter ham a sweet, springtime flair by adding apricot preserves to our glaze

  • 1 (8 to 10-pound) bone-in fully cooked ham
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/4 cup ginger, minced
  • 2 cups apricot preserves
  • 2 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup whole grain mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
4.4/5 (17 Votes)

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Tender cuts of lamb are grilled to perfection then nestled on a bed of orzo and peas with feta cheese

  • CHIMICHURRI:
  • 2 cups fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 to 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, cored and seeded
  • Salt, pepper, and sugar to taste
  • ORZO:
  • 2/3 cups dry orzo pasta
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen green peas
  • 1/2 cup mint chimichurri (above)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • LAMB:
  • 4 to 6 (4 to 6-ounce) lamb loin chops, trimmed, 1 per person
  • olive oil to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste
4.4/5 (11 Votes)

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You'll need to prepare this the day before you plan on serving to allow the goat cheese to marinate in the herbs an...

  • 12 ounces fresh, mild goat cheese (such as Haystack's Boulder Chèvre)
  • Leaves from 4 sprigs thyme, chopped
  • Leaves from 1 small sprig rosemary, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup panko
  • 1/2 baguette loaf, cut into eight 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1 teaspoon sherry vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse Kosher or sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons walnut or extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 pound baby lettuces or salad mix, washed and dried
  • 1/2 cup toasted walnuts, coarsely chopped
4.8/5 (4 Votes)

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Nothing is better than homemade bread, especially traditional holiday breads

  • MASTER SWEET DOUGH:
  • 6 to 7 large eggs
  • food coloring, optional
  • All-purpose flour for dusting
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • 5 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 3/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces, brought to room temperature, plus 1/2 tablespoon, melted
4.6/5 (26 Votes)

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This Snickerdoodle bread is perfect for cinnamon-lovers! Serve hot with fresh butter or slice and make french toast...

  • LOAVES:
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 (10-ounce) package Hershey's cinnamon chips
  • TOPPING:
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
4.5/5 (451 Votes)

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This quick and easy punch is perfect for Easter or any special occasion

  • 1 (12-ounce) can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 (12-ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 3 cups pineapple juice
  • 2 cups peach nectar
  • 1 (1-liter) bottle ginger ale
  • 5 cups ice cubes
  • Orange, lemon, and pineapple slices for garnish
4.5/5 (239 Votes)

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Fun surprise with these Marshmallow Treat Easter Eggs filled with a chocolate easter egg! Sprinkle with a variety o...

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 (10-ounce) package mini marshmallows
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies
  • Assorted sprinkles
  • Small chocolate easter eggs
  • Plastic easter eggs
4.5/5 (203 Votes)

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Your search is over for a delicious and perfect brunch! Takes a little effort but the results are amazing! Picture ...

  • VANILLA-BOURBON BRIOCHE:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup Bulleit bourbon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • BOURBON SYRUP:
  • 1 cup 100 percent maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons Bulleit Bourbon
  • BRANDIED PEACHES:
  • 1 1/2 cups brandy
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 large ripe peaches halved, pitted, and peeled
  • MASCARPONE FILLING:
  • 1 pound mascarpone cheese
  • 1 jar brandied peaches, diced, reserving 1/2 cup for presentation
  • EGG WASH:
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons turbinado sugar
  • SMOKED BUTTER:
  • 1 cup hickory chips
  • 1/2 pound butter (Kerry Gold recommended)
  • Ice
  • Note: This is better performed outside the house
4.4/5 (197 Votes)

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Marbled Easter Egg Truffles are as pretty as they are delicious

  • 12 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon desired flavoring (such as vanilla, almond, lemon, or mint extract)
  • Powdered sugar
  • 1 pound vanilla-flavor candy coating
  • Assorted colors candy coating disks or wafers, about 2 ounces each
4.5/5 (183 Votes)

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Here come the Easter bunnies speeding down the bunny trail! Easter Bunny Racers are easy to make and fun for Easte

  • Large marshmallows, cut in half crosswise
  • Easter Bunny Peeps
  • Round mini pretzels
  • Cream-filled snack cakes (like Twinkies, or Little Debbie Cloud Cakes)
  • White frosting or decorator icing
  • M&M candies
4.6/5 (164 Votes)

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These colorful deviled eggs will be just what your Easter table needs for that festive flair and traditional flavor

  • 10 hard boiled eggs
  • Food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar for each color you are using
  • Water
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise or Miracle Whip or half of each
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 2 teaspoon pickle relish
4.5/5 (106 Votes)

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Your kids will want to eat dirt, and so will you, with this Oreo Dirt cake

  • 1 (14.3-ounce) package of Oreo cookies
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 (12-ounce) container of Cool Whip
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 (3.4-ounce) packages of vanilla or chocolate instant pudding mix
4.4/5 (120 Votes)

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This recipe for Strawberry Soufflé Pancake treats are a delicious cross between a muffin, a pancake, and a souffl...

  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 cup strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
4.4/5 (97 Votes)

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Everyone loves roasted Brussel sprouts

  • 1 to 1 1/2 pounds Brussel sprouts
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • 10 to 20 cranks fresh ground pepper
4.6/5 (80 Votes)

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