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Easter Recipes and Menus

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Easter is a special holiday that is important to those of the Christian faith. It is celebrated with an egg hunt, with church services, and with food. You can serve special menus for Easter breakfast, especially before a sunrise service, or serve a brunch after church. These menus must be special, featuring eggs in some form, spring fruits, and special breads.

Easter dinner usually features a moist, tender, and salty ham, with accompaniments that range from asparagus to potatoes to fresh fruits. And Easter desserts are special too. Have a wonderful Easter celebration with family and friends.

1. Easter Brunch, Step by Step

Heavenly Cheese Mold
Heavenly Cheese Mold

This is a menu for an expansive and delicious Easter brunch. You can make all or just a few of these recipes. They are all easy, foolproof, and pair beautifully with each other. Mix and match the recipes depending on your tastes and budget.

2. Top 10 Easter Recipes

Swedish Tea Log
Swedish Tea Log
These ten recipes are perfect for Easter. Mix and match them to create your own Easter menus. And celebrate the season.

3. Easter Brunch in Pictures

Easiest Cheese Quiche
Easiest Cheese Quiche

These larger pictures will help you picture Easter brunch in all its glory. You can practically taste the food!

4. Easter Weekend

Honey Glazed Ham
Honey Glazed Ham

Make a whole weekend's worth of recipes with this collection of menus. On Saturday, quick and easy recipes will give you time to prepare for the big meal (or meals) on Easter Sunday. And these recipes are special; they use winter and spring ingredients to mark the season's transition.

5. How to Heat a Fully-Cooked Ham

Raspberry Glazed Ham
Linda Larsen

I think that many people, when faced with a big (and expensive) chunk of meat, tend to get nervous. It is easy to heat a ham incorrectly and have it turn dry and leathery. With these methods, your ham will be moist and delicious, no matter what.

6. Easter Breakfast and Brunch Menus

Swiss Eggs
Swiss Eggs

Easter breakfast and brunch are something special. These menus will make it easy for you to make an early morning Easter breakfast for the sunrise service, or serve a brunch for a bunch. There's even a make-ahead menu, a crockpot menu, and a special Easter breakfast for kids.

7. Easter Dinner Menus

Easter Table
Easter Table

Easter dinner usually revolves around a glistening, moist and salty ham. But you can also serve a pot roast, or a roasted leg of lamb. And the easiest Easter dinner menu of all is found on this page.

8. Another Easter Dinner in Photos

Roasted Asparagus
Roasted Asparagus

This collection of photos highlights another Easter dinner menu. With all these pictures, you can easily choose the foods you want to serve.

9. Alternative Easter Menus

Pineapple Lamb Chops
Pineapple Lamb Chops

You can cook your Easter dinner on the grill, or serve a meat other than ham, especially if you have a smaller family.

10. Holiday Help Lines

Easter Basket
Easter Basket

Many of these hotlines are available year-round, especially Betty Crocker, Fleischmann's Yeast, and Nestle Baking Hotline. The hotline for the Easter bunny is 1-800-959-7356.

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