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Ultimate Easter Recipes and Menu Ideas

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Enjoy this list of the best and tastiest Easter Sunday recipes and meal ideas! From appetizers to tasty desserts and what to do with those leftovers, these are easy and delicious recipes all your guests will love.

Easter is just around the corner, and you find yourself stressed and at a loss of what to serve… I’ve got you! I have compiled a list of what I believe to be the best dishes you can serve for an Easter Sunday gathering. From those yummy deviled eggs to delicious and easy ham and everything in between, you can take this list and trust that no matter who comes over for a meal, there is something for everyone.

Kind of like Thanksgiving, there can be a lot of pressure in the food department when it comes to these times of year. But, there doesn’t have to be. I’m all about simple ingredients, easy to execute meal prep and baking processes, and loads of flavor that leave your guests assuming you have been working away in the kitchen all week. They don’t have to know you simply snagged this list, picked your favorites, did some grocery shopping, and pulled it all together in no time! This is a mouthwatering menu that will have everyone going for seconds! I even threw in a few ideas for those leftovers. Enjoy!

Ultimate Easter Recipes and Menu Ideas

Enjoy this list of the tastiest Easter Sunday recipes and meal ideas! From appetizers to tasty desserts and what to do with those leftovers, these are easy and delicious recipes all your guests will love.

Ranch Chicken Cheese Ball is a delicious, savory appetizer packed with chicken, cream cheese, cheddar, ranch, and pecans.

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This perfect fruit salad has a surprising secret ingredient that amplifies all the delicious fruity flavors. Not to mention it’s easy to make ahead and so refreshing!

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Cheesy Swiss Bacon Ranch Bread is bathed in seasoned butter, filled with cheese, and it has thin slices of bacon baked-to-crisp right on top of each and every slice! I mean, come on!?!? It’s such a delicious and easy way to dress up some boring ol’ bread.

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Sometimes cornbread needs a little sweetness, and this is the perfect Sweet Cornbread Muffin recipe. Enjoy this delicious, simple, from-scratch recipe!

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This quick and easy recipe for Broccoli Salad combines the best sweet and savory ingredients for a no-cook side dish perfect for your Easter gatherings.

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This recipe for Carrot Cranberry Salad swaps the classic raisins for dried cranberries and adds in pineapple, toasted pecans, and lemon for a bright, fresh, crunchy side your family will love!

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Creamy Grape Salad is a refreshing dish for any crowd. Throw it together with a handful of simple ingredients – grapes, cream cheese, sour cream, vanilla extract, sugar and pecans.

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This Easy Pea Salad recipe only calls for 5 ingredients and is ready in about 15 minutes! Made with frozen peas, mayo, ranch dressing, red onion, and diced ham, it’s the perfect side for your Easter spread.

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Enjoy the nostalgic flavors of Classic Macaroni Salad. A staple at Easter lunch in the South, this pasta salad recipe is an easy and filling side dish!

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This Southern Pear Salad is a vintage recipe that combines canned pears, mayo, cheese, and cherries into a dish that’s as quirky as it is delicious. I know it may sound odd, but I’ve just never known an Easter spread without it!

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My Creole Pecan Glazed Ham is a quick and easy way to impress your Easter guests! The recipe only calls for 6 ingredients! And, don’t let the creole in the name scare you, you can control the heat level!

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This recipe for Brown Sugar Pineapple Ham Glaze is done in less than 10 minutes and is the perfect sweet, sour, savory finish to your spiral sliced holiday ham!

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This Classic Southern Potato Salad recipe is a simple southern side dish filled with flavor and perfect for your Easter menu plans.

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This quick and easy recipe for Southern Fried Cabbage is a family favorite and is the perfect side dish for nearly any menu! And there’s bacon!

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This is the quintessential recipe for Classic Southern Deviled Eggs. It is a delicious holiday meal staple that features a great shortcut!

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This recipe for Dill Pickle Deviled Eggs is made for pickle lovers! It takes easy-to-peel eggs and adds dill pickles, pickle juice, and dried dill for tons of pickle flavor!

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I don’t know a single person who doesn’t fall in love with green bean bundles. The bacon wrapped veggie is covered in a tangy, savory sauce and baked to perfection. This side is a true crowd pleaser.

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This must-have recipe for Ultimate Green Bean Casserole takes the classic dish up a notch by adding bacon, mushrooms, and cheese! Perfect for your Easter table!

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Pineapple Cheese Casserole is a sweet and salty Southern favorite! This quick and easy recipe combines simple ingredients for a fun and delicious side dish!

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This homemade carrot cake recipe is full of flavor with lots of carrots, covered in rich decadent cream cheese icing, and topped with crunchy toasted pecans.

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This Fresh Lemon Lime Cake recipe combines lemon and lime juice and zest in a moist pound cake to create the perfect tart and tangy dessert!

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This Easy Lemon Cream Pie is the lemon version of the key lime classic. This quick and easy recipe is sure to satisfy that craving for a cool and creamy, tart and tangy dessert.

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This recipe for old school Deviled Ham is a savory mixture of finely chopped ham that can be eaten as a spread, dip, or topping. It’s perfect for leftover ham!

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Slow Cooker Ham and Beans is cooked low and slow with onions, celery, carrots, and ham making for a delicious bowl of creamy beans filled with savory, smoky flavor. This is a great way to use up the ham that was leftover from your Easter gathering.

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Have a bunch of leftover Easter eggs? No worries! Try this Easy Egg Salad that combines simple ingredients like eggs, mayo, mustard, celery, and pickle relish to create an amazingly delicious spread. This makes for  perfect egg salad sandwiches, wraps, or even great served on crackers.

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