If you’re hosting Easter brunch for a group this year, you’ll want to think big. These crowd-pleasing Easter brunch recipes are sure to win over bunnies both large and small!

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The Best Easter Brunch Ideas

After the Easter egg hunt wraps up it’s time to relax and dig into a delicious brunch spread! Try making a mix of make-head dishes, like cheesy casseroles or decadent cinnamon rolls, to save time and add easy vegetable or fruit sides that you can put together on Easter morning. I’ve got you covered with lots of Easter brunch recipe options below.

1. Overnight Cinnamon Rolls

Soft fluffy dough filled with swirls of buttery brown sugar and cinnamon and topped with a tangy cream cheese glaze—oh yes. My overnight cinnamon rolls will disappear fast. You can start them the night before and bake them fresh in the morning.

Overnight Cinnamon Rolls
These overnight cinnamon rolls pair soft, fluffy dough with swirls of buttery brown sugar and cinnamon and tangy cream cheese glaze. Start them the night before and bake them up in the morning!
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2. Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

Another take on cinnamon rolls, these crave-worthy caramel pecan cinnamon rolls are totally irresistible! With a sticky caramel pecan layer on the bottom, lots of pecans and caramel stuffed into a brioche dough, and the whole thing topped with a maple pecan icing, this Easter brunch recipe may be your new favorite way to make cinnamon rolls.

Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Rolls
These Cinnamon Rolls are oh so delicious! Made with a brioche style dough and stuffed with a caramel pecan filling they also have a thick and sticky caramel pecan layer on the bottom. Totally delicious as is or served with a maple pecan icing frosting or traditional icing.
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3. Easy Homemade Cinnamon French Toast Casserole

Another cinnamon-laden make-ahead dish, this cinnamon French toast casserole recipe is perfect to serve at an Easter brunch. You’ll use pre-made dough to keep things even simpler to prepare.

Easy Homemade Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole
Just 7 simple ingredients are needed to make this homemade Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole. Simple breakfast recipe with premade dough!
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4. Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns are a traditional Easter pastry and they are so good homemade. Our recipe takes sweet yeast dough and fills it with orange zest and currants, then tops it with a sweet frosting.

Hot Cross Buns
Homemade hot cross buns are an Easter tradition! This hot cross bun recipe pairs spiced yeast bread with orange zest, currants, and sweet frosting for a tasty treat.
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5. Breakfast Croissant Casserole

I love make-ahead dishes when I’m serving a big brunch, and this breakfast croissant casserole fits the bill. It has chopped ham, spinach, and baked croissants for yummy flavor and texture.

Breakfast Croissant Casserole
This breakfast croissant casserole is a little bit sweet and a little bit savory. With chopped ham, spinach, eggs and fluffy baked croissants, it's the perfect breakfast for any time of year.
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6. Quiche

Ham and cheese quiche has all the flavors of Easter—and it’s another make-ahead dish perfect to serve as an Easter brunch recipe.

This Ham and Cheese Quiche recipe is a crowd-pleaser, whether you serve it for breakfast, brunch, or dinner.
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7. Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

A complete breakfast in a dish, this tater tot breakfast casserole is a guaranteed winner! It’s filled with eggs, sausage, bacon, cheese, and tater tots. A total winner.

Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole
This comforting Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole recipe is filled with eggs, sausage, bacon, cheese, and of course Tater Tots!  This breakfast casserole recipe will be a welcome addition to your mornings! 
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8. Crescent Roll Breakfast Casserole

Take a soft and puffy crescent roll crust and top it with a layer of cheesy eggs and sausage for this crescent roll breakfast casserole recipe. You can add your favorite add-ins and toppings to make this Easter brunch recipe extra special.

Crescent Roll Breakfast Casserole
This easy crescent roll breakfast casserole has a soft, puffy crescent roll crust, topped with a layer of cheesy eggs and sausage. Customize it with your favorite add-ins and toppings!
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9. Crock Pot Ham with Maple & Brown Sugar Glaze

Don’t forget the ham, another Easter tradition! In this easy crock pot ham recipe, we take ham and glaze it with maple and brown sugar for extra flavor. You’ll cook it in the crock pot so you can leave it alone while you take care of the rest of the menu.

For a show-stopping Easter Meal, try this Crock Pot Dijon Maple & Brown Sugar Glazed Ham!
Crock Pot Ham with Maple & Brown Sugar Glaze
This Crock Pot Ham with Maple & Brown Sugar Glaze is quick, easy and will make for a show-stopping Easter Meal!
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10. Oven-Cooked Bacon

Bacon is always welcome at the brunch table. Check out my simple recipe for how to cook bacon in the oven.

How To Cook Bacon In The Oven
My ultra-simple method for cooking bacon in the oven rather than on the stove.
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11. Easy Breakfast Casserole

Want to make the easiest breakfast casserole? Try this recipe, which starts with frozen hashbrown potatoes and layers in eggs, sausage and cheese. It’s one of my family’s favorite Easter brunch recipes!

Easy Breakfast Casserole
This Easy Breakfast Casserole comes together in no time for a weekend breakfast! Combine eggs with sausage, frozen hashbrown potatoes, and cheese for the ultimate easy breakfast or brunch casserole! 
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12. Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

You could also tuck your traditional Easter ham into a casserole! This ham and cheese breakfast casserole with ham, cheese, eggs, and bread can star as the centerpiece of your table.

Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole
This Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is made with ham, cheese, eggs, bread, and more – is so easy to make either in advance or the day of!
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13. Asparagus Casserole

Asparagus is so good in the spring, and it will be a welcome addition to your brunch menu. This creamy, cheesy asparagus casserole makes the most of fresh asparagus.

Asparagus Casserole
This creamy, cheesy asparagus casserole is the best way to use fresh springtime asparagus! You’ll love it as an Easter side dish, but it’s just as good for a Sunday dinner.
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14. Breakfast Potatoes

This savory side takes frozen hashbrowns and fries them with onions and spices until they are browned and crispy. Quick and easy to prepare!

Breakfast Potatoes
Breakfast potatoes are the perfect savory side dish for pairing with all your morning favorites! Frozen hash browns are pan-fried with onions and spices until perfectly browned and crispy.
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15. Roasted Asparagus

You might like to add a simple and light vegetable dish to your brunch menu. This roasted asparagus recipe is easily doubled or tripled and it’s full of bright lemon flavor.

Roasted Asparagus
Roasted asparagus is the best way to enjoy fresh spring asparagus! With Parmesan, lemon, and cracked black pepper, this is going to be your go-to asparagus recipe.
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16. Waldorf Salad

Waldorf salad is a traditional salad made with lots of sweet fruit like apples, grapes, and raisins. It would be wonderful served with heavier casserole dishes to bring some crunch and freshness to your Easter brunch.

Waldorf Salad
Waldorf salad is a traditional favorite made with sweet fruits like apples, grapes, and raisins. Add chopped grilled chicken for a light meal.
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17. Brioche French Toast Casserole

This rich, buttery French toast casserole is made with brioche and it’s perfect for a crowd. We’ll call this more of a dessert than a main dish, and it’s sure to please.

Brioche French Toast Casserole
This buttery, rich brioche French toast casserole is the perfect way to start your morning. It is also a very easy way to serve a crowd!
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18. Breakfast Casserole with Biscuits

All the good stuff crammed into one casserole—sausage, eggs, and cheese. It’s topped with fluffy buttermilk biscuits made from a can for easier prep.

Breakfast Casserole with Biscuits
This Breakfast Casserole with Biscuits is a complete breakfast all in a single casserole dish! It’s always a crowd-pleaser, whether you serve it for a casual weekend breakfast or big brunch get-together.
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19. Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemony poppyseed muffins are full of spring’s fresh flavors and have a nice crunch from the poppyseeds. They’re topped with a thick drizzle of sweet icing to seal the deal.

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
It doesn't get better than starting your day off with a lemon poppy seed muffin. The sweet, citrus-flavored muffin is perfect for breakfast!
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20. Blueberry Muffins

A basket of sweet and juicy blueberry muffins definitely will make for happy guests. Our muffins are bursting with flavor and you can use either fresh or frozen blueberries in this recipe.

Blueberry Muffins
The Easiest Blueberry Muffins Recipe – moist, delicious, and bursting with flavor!  Use fresh or frozen blueberries for a healthy breakfast!
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21. Banana Muffins

A plate of tender, moist banana muffins will bring a delicious note of fruit flavor to your brunch menu. Plus, you can bake them the day before so you’ll have less to do the morning of.

banana muffins stacked served in a bowl
Banana Muffins
These classic Banana Muffins are moist, flavorful, and easy to customize with your favorite add-ins and toppings!
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22. Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

On the dessert side, homemade carrot cake cupcakes with cream cheese frosting are always a crowd-pleasing Easter brunch recipe. Carrot cake is wonderful at Easter, and these cupcakes are cute and easy to grab.

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Guaranteed to be moist and delicious, this homemade from scratch Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting recipe is sure to be a winner!
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23. Rice Krispies Hidden Surprise Egg Treats

These adorable Rice Krispies “eggs” are perfect for an Easter brunch! They’re stuffed with pastel chocolates and will make for a fun Easter dessert.

Rice Krispies Hidden Surprise Egg Treats
These sweet Rice Krispies Hidden Surprise Easter Egg Treats are part craft, part yummy Easter treat! Get the kids involved to make these cute and fun cookie-candy bites.
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24. Coconut Macaroon Nests

Another cute crowd-pleaser, coconut macaroon nests are a festive and unique Easter brunch recipe idea. Macaroon cookies are baked into nest shapes, filled with dark chocolate, and topped with mini Cadbury eggs.

You're gonna love these Coconut Macaroon Nests that are filled with dark chocolate and topped with Mini Cadbury Eggs because they are the perfect Easter treat!  #macaroons #coconut #cookies #easter #dessert #allthingsmamma | allthingsmamma.com
Coconut Macaroon Nests
If you're looking for a wonderful Easter treat, these Coconut Macaroon Nests are easy and adorable! These little bites are filled with dark chocolate and topped with mini eggs.
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25. Easter Poke Cake

It wouldn’t be an Easter brunch without my beautiful Easter Poke cake full of pastel colors. You can cut slices in advance for ease of serving. This will be one of your new favorite Easter brunch recipes!

Easter Poke Cake
This Easter Poke Cake is an easy Easter dessert that will wow your guests! It’s moist, delicious, and full of pretty pastel colors.
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Hi, I’m Kasey, Founder of All Things Mamma – where I am dishing up family favorite recipes that are easy to make with simple, everyday ingredients. Plus – tips and tricks for living your best life!

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