Are you looking for Easter dishes that are sure to make holiday your holiday extra special? All of these simple recipes for delicious Easter appetizers, main dishes, sides, and desserts are certain to give your taste buds a treat.

The best Easter Dishes

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The more time that you have to prep and prepare these Easter recipes the better. I’d start out by choosing a couple of the appetizers, the main course, and then as many of the Easter desserts as you can!

Be sure to check out my 19 Amazing Leftover Ham Recipes to use if you’re cooking up a ham for Easter!

Easter Dishes: Appetizers, Main Dishes, Sides, and Desserts Recipes

One of the best things about Easter dinners and the Easter holiday is that it’s an entire day spent eating, hanging out with family, and just relaxing. This is why I love to meal plan the menu a few days in advance so I can gather up the list of ingredients to get the ball rolling so when the big day arrives I don’t feel stressed.

Have fun filtering through my favorite recipes for Easter and picking the ones you’ll serve at your own Easter dinner. You can’t go wrong with any of these amazing recipe ideas!

Delicious Easter Appetizers

Begin your Easter snacking with some lighter appetizer dishes. I love Ham and Cheese Pinwheels or Spinach Artichoke Dip to start, but there are so many options here you’re sure to find your perfect appetizer match!

Ham and Cheese Pinwheels
These Ham and Cheese Pinwheels roll sliced ham and Swiss cheese with tender crescent dough. The pinwheels are brushed with garlic butter to amp up the flavor for an easy appetizer or quick dinner!
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Crack Dip
Crack dip is so good you might just find it, well… addictive! Cream cheese and sour cream combine to make a tangy ranch-flavored dip, with bacon and cheddar cheese to truly make it irresistible!
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7 layer bean dip served in a casserole dish topped with guacamole tomatoes cheese green onions and black sliced olives
7-Layer Dip
7-Layer Dip is a party favorite with a Tex-Mex flair! A creamy bean dip base is topped with guacamole, sour cream, cheese, and taco fixings. 
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Crab Rangoon Dip
This Crab Rangoon Dip is the party-sized version of everyone’s favorite Chinese restaurant appetizer! If you’re looking for an instant hit for a holiday get-together, this is it!
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Reuben Dip
A Reuben sandwich is a classic for a reason – and we take all those familiar flavors and turn them into a delicious, hot dip! Layers of corned beef, sauerkraut, Thousand Island dressing, and Swiss cheese come together to make this a new favorite.
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Beer Cheese Dip
Beer Cheese Dip
Beer Cheese Dip — packed full of so much cheesy goodness and ready within 15 minutes making it a great option for parties and game day!
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Avocado Dip
Avocado Dip made with only 3-ingredients – avocados, greek yogurt, and ranch!  This easy dip recipe will be one of your go-to party appetizers in no-time! 
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Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip is a delicious, lighter, no-guilt version of your favorite game-day appetizer! All the flavor of Buffalo Chicken Dip but a skinny version! #buffalochicken #buffalochickendip #dip #appetizer #gamedayappetizer #crockpot #slowcooker
Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip
Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip is a delicious, lighter, no-guilt version of your favorite game day appetizer!
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Ever wonder how to make spinach artichoke dip perfectly creamy? Try this perfect baked, hot spinach artichoke dip. #dip #spinach #appetizer #allthingsmamma |
Spinach Artichoke Dip
Ever wonder how to make spinach artichoke dip perfectly creamy? I’ll share my secrets to flavorful and perfect baked spinach artichoke dip. 
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million dollar dip
Million Dollar Dip
Million Dollar Dip is made with only 5 ingredients – Mayonaise, cheddar cheese, bacon, green onions, and almonds.
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Cooked sausage balls.
Sausage Balls
Sausage Balls are the perfect easy appetizer made with just 4 simple ingredients – sausage, Bisquick, shredded cheddar cheese, and milk.
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Easy 7-Layer Greek Dip
7-Layer Greek Dip – This healthy 7-Layer Greek Dip is so delicious you’ll want to eat it with a spoon!
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Super Fun Easter Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

Start off your Easter Day with these delicious breakfast recipes! We love these Easter brunch ideas. Whether you’re just serving family or having a larger gathering, mix and match these recipes to create an amazing brunch spread.

Homemade Pancakes
You'll love this easy, light, fluffy, homemade pancake recipe. Made with ingredients you already have in your pantry – flour, sugar, baking powder, butter, milk and eggs – they're delicious every time!
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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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Bisquick Breakfast Casserole With Bacon
Bisquick Breakfast Casserole With Bacon is a complete breakfast in a single baking dish! With crispy bacon, hash browns, eggs, and plenty of cheese, it’s always a hit for potluck brunches.
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sausage hashbrown breakfast casserole served in a glass casserole dish
Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole
This Sausage Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole is the perfect overnight breakfast for a weekend brunch or big appetites! It’s full of savory flavor and lots of cheddar cheese.
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Coconut Flour Pancakes
These easy no-fail, Coconut Flour Pancakes are incredibly good!! You just need coconut flour to make these fluffy pancakes naturally gluten-free and you can top them with whatever you dream up.
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Sausage Breakfast Casserole
This Sausage Breakfast Casserole has buttery crescent rolls, sausage, eggs, and plenty of cheddar cheese for a crowd-pleasing brunch recipe.
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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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This Ham and Cheese Quiche recipe is a crowd-pleaser, whether you serve it for breakfast, brunch, or dinner.
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Chocolate Chip Muffins
With this easy chocolate chip muffin recipe, you can enjoy a quick batch of homemade muffins for breakfast, brunch, or an after-school snack. 
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Banana Bread Pudding in white bowl
Banana Bread Pudding
Banana Bread Pudding is where bread pudding meets banana bread in one warm, delicious dish! Perfect for an easy breakfast, weekend brunch, or dessert treat!
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Baked French Toast Casserole
Easy, no fuss baked french toast casserole with a cinnamon-nutmeg praline and maple syrup topping is a favorite make-ahead breakfast or a bake now breakfast casserole that is a must-try!
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Overnight French Toast Casserole
Looking for a simple breakfast recipe? You're going to love this Overnight Baked French Toast Casserole. Made with less than 10 simple ingredients, this is one of the best ways to enjoy french toast.
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waffle recipe on a plate with butter and syrup
Perfect Homemade Waffle Recipe
Homemade Waffle Recipe!   Made with simple ingredients – light and crispy on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside – they’re perfect every time! 
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blueberry pancakes
Best Blueberry Pancakes
In just a few moments of time, you'll have the fluffiest and tastiest pancakes ever. We think you'll agree that these are the best blueberry pancakes!
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Avocado Toast
This easy recipe for Avocado Toast is a simple and delicious breakfast or lunch that is made extraordinary with the addition of a spread of toppings!
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Bacon & Gruyere Sous Vide Egg Bites
Bacon & Gruyere Sous Vide Egg Bites are made in the Instant Pot and just like what you’d find at Starbucks – made in only 10 minutes!
By making these Starbucks Sous Vide Egg Bites at home in the Instant Pot, you’ll have an amazing breakfast or lunch in minutes at a fraction of the cost of eating out!
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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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Delicious Easter Lunch and Dinner Recipes You’ll Love

I’ve put together an extensive list of Easter lunch and dinner recipes that are sure to delight everyone at the table! Choose a classic Baked Ham with Maple Dijon Glaze or Baked Chicken Thighs and Potatoes. There are a lot of wonderful main dishes you’ll love!

baked ham recipe with glaze
Baked Ham with Maple Dijon Glaze
Baked Ham with Maple Dijon Glaze is an easy spiral baked ham recipe glazed with brown sugar, maple syrup, and honey for a delicious dish any time of year!
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A wooden spoon scooping up ham tetrazzini.
Ham Tetrazzini
This Ham Tetrazzini is creamy, cheesy, and always a family favorite dinner with leftover ham, too! Spaghetti is baked with ham and veggies in a savory cream sauce and topped with melty cheddar.
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Two ham and swiss sliders on top of each other.
Ham and Swiss Sliders
These ham and cheese sliders are the perfect summertime party recipe! Made with sweet Hawaiian bread, thinly sliced ham, and baby Swiss cheese, this 25-minute baked ham and Swiss cheese sliders recipe is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
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turkey casserole served in a white rectangle dish
Turkey Casserole
This easy Turkey Casserole recipe is creamy, cheesy, and sure to be a hit with the whole family. The best turkey leftovers casserole!
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Crock Pot Ham with two pieces sliced.
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 Christmas or Easter Meal!
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Turkey Tetrazzini
This easy, creamy Turkey Tetrazzini recipe is a delicious pasta casserole dish that is perfect for using up leftover holiday turkey! Cooked turkey is combined with cream of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, green peppers, and milk and topped with sharp cheddar cheese for an easy dinner recipe your entire family will love!
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leftover turkey soup in a dutch oven with a wooden soup
Turkey Soup
Leftover turkey soup is a Thanksgiving tradition! Customize this recipe with your favorite ingredients and make a big batch to freeze for an easy weeknight dinner.
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Cheesy Ham and Potato Casserole
Cheesy Ham and Potato Casserole – the easiest cheesy potato dish made with leftover ham that will have you going back for seconds!
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slow cooker turkey stuffing casserole in a crock pot
Slow Cooker Turkey and Stuffing Casserole
This easy Slow Cooker Turkey and Stuffing Casserole recipe requires only 5 ingredients to make! Perfect for a low-key Thanksgiving meal.
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1 skillet baked chicken thighs
Baked Lemon Chicken Thighs & Potatoes
This Baked Lemon Chicken Thighs and Potatoes Recipe is easy to prepare and comes together quickly. Simply add the chicken thighs, potatoes, lemon, and garlic into the skillet and bake!
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Crock Pot Pulled Pork
Crock Pot Pulled Pork! A delicious pork loin is slow roasted in the crockpot and topped with a delicious homemade barbecue sauce for an easy meal idea!
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Philly Cheesesteak Sliders
Philly Cheesesteak Sliders are filled with ground beef, gooey cheese, peppers, and onion. Easy Philly Cheesesteak sliders are perfect for a game day snack.
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Roasted Pork Tenderloin
This roasted pork tenderloin is tender, juicy, and full of flavor thanks to the addition of smashed garlic and fresh herbs. Perfect for a special occasion!
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Chicken and Dumpling Casserole
Chicken and Dumpling Casserole is comfort food at its best! A creamy chicken-and-veggie base is topped with dollops of biscuit dough for an easy dinner you’ll make again and again.
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Cheesy chicken and rice casserole with a wooden spoon taking a scoop.
Chicken and Rice Casserole
This cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole recipe has it all! Tender rotisserie chicken, rice, and broccoli are combined with a creamy, cheesy sauce and finished with a buttery cracker topping. It's family-friendly for a weeknight dinner, but perfect for a potluck, too.
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baked salmon dinner recipe
One-Pan Baked Salmon and Asparagus
One-Pan Baked Salmon & Asparagus is an easy and healthy 30-minute meal with amazing flavor – perfect for an easy summer dinner idea!
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Perfect Side Dishes for Easter

You’ve picked your ideal main, now round it out with some side dishes! I’ve featured lots of vegetables in the recipes on this list, I know you’ll find something you’ll love! Definitely add one or three of these delicious side dishes and casseroles to your Easter menu.

broccoli casserole
Broccoli Casserole
Creamy, Cheesy Broccoli Casserole! With its cheesy broccoli goodness & buttered Ritz cracker crumb topping this delicious broccoli casserole side dish recipe that is perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, potlucks, or Sunday Dinner!
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Chili Cornbread Casserole
This chili cornbread casserole is a hearty dinner your family will love! Homemade chili is topped with a sweet cornbread crust and cheese, and it all comes together in under an hour.
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Cheesy Potatoes in a baking dish with a scoop missing.
Cheesy Potatoes Recipe
Cheesy Potatoes is a crowd-pleasing side dish that goes by many different names but never has any leftovers! Comfort food at its best!
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roasted brussel sprouts
Roasted Brussel Sprouts
These Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts are easy to make with only 4-ingredients! A simple side dish for dinner or Thanksgiving and Christmas!
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smashed brussel sprouts in a metal bowl with handles
Air Fryer Smashed Brussels Sprouts
These air fryer smashed Brussels sprouts are crispy, cheesy, and about to become your new favorite side dish! 
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Scalloped Potatoes
This easy scalloped potatoes recipe is a family favorite! Tender Yukon Gold potatoes in an easy creamy, cheesy sauce make the best potato side dish! These thinly sliced potatoes covered in a creamy, cheddar cheese sauce bake up creamy on the inside with a cheesy crusty on top.
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Instant Pot Rice
This Instant Pot rice recipe is the easiest way to cook rice! It only takes 10 minutes and you’ll have perfect, fluffy rice to serve alongside any meal.
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steamed broccoli served on a white plate
Steamed Broccoli
Steamed broccoli is a basic side dish that goes with so many different meals! Here’s how to make sure it turns out perfect every time.
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homemade potato salad
Potato Salad
This is literally the best potato salad recipe, ever. Packed full of flavor, you're going to love how simple this summer side dish recipe is.
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Pasta Salad
This is the perfect Easy Pasta Salad Recipe! Loaded with veggies, it's dressed with creamy bottled dressing to make your life even simpler. Don't wait to make this classic, go-to summer side dish that never goes out of style!
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Brussel Sprouts with Bacon
This recipe for Sauteéd Brussel Sprouts with Bacon is a quick and easy side dish that's packed with flavor!
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A plate full of roasted frozen broccoli.
Roasted Broccoli
Roasted broccoli is super easy to make, and it will instantly upgrade any meal you serve it with! It’s packed with flavor, and it’s a healthy side dish your family will love.
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1-Hour Soft Dinner Rolls.
One-Hour Dinner Rolls
1- Hour Dinner Rolls! The best soft and fluffy dinner rolls that are tasty enough for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners yet easy enough to whip up any night of the week. Serve them warm with all your favorite main courses!
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Mac and cheese bites on a plate next to a bowl of dip.
Mac and Cheese Bites
Easy Mac and Cheese Bites transform your favorite side dish into an irresistible appetizer or snack. Melty cheddar and macaroni noodles are coated in a crispy panko crust and baked to perfection. Just add your favorite sauce for dipping!
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easy sweet potato casserole
Sweet Potato Casserole
Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe With Marshmallows! This classic Thanksgiving side dish is the ultimate holiday side that is sweet, savory and comforting!
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Corn Casserole
Whole kernel corn, cream-style corn, sour cream, butter, and Jiffy Corn muffin mix makes this yummy Corn Casserole Recipe amazingly good…and EASY!
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Bowls of Southern-style collard greens next to a plate of cornbread.
Collard Greens
Collard greens are a Southern classic, and this is my favorite way to make them! They’re smoky, savory, and perfect for serving alongside homemade cornbread.
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Corn Pudding
Easy Corn Pudding is a perfect classic side dish for everyday meals or holiday dinners that will take you back to grandma's house every time!
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Creamed Spinach
This easy creamed spinach is a simple side dish that’s just as perfect for a weeknight dinner as it is for a holiday celebration!
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Squash Casserole
Squash Casserole is a crowd-pleasing side dish made with summer squash, onion, cornbread stuffing mix, and sour cream. It’s perfect for a potluck and excellent for holiday dinners!
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Dill Pickle Pasta Salad
Dill Pickle Pasta Salad gives traditional pasta salad an upgrade by adding crunchy pickles, fresh dill, and tangy pickle juice! 
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brussels sprouts salad served in a white bowl
Brussels Sprouts Salad/ Fall Harvest Salad
This Brussels sprout salad is packed with flavor! With tender roasted butternut squash, Honeycrisp apple, pumpkin seeds, and pomegranate, you can see why I call this a fall harvest salad!
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Creamy Cucumber Salad
This creamy cucumber salad recipe is great at picnics, barbeques, and potlucks. The creamy dressing is a blend of savory and sweet flavors.
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Simple Easter Desserts For the Family

Light, fun, and full of flavor desserts are perfect for Easter Day!

Try this semi-homemade fruit pizza on a soft sugar cookie crust and topped with a cream cheese frosting today! It's the best quick and easy Easter Dessert!
Fruit Pizza
Try this semi-homemade fruit pizza on a soft sugar cookie crust and topped with a cream cheese frosting today! 
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how to make coconut cream pie
Coconut Cream Pie
This Coconut Cream Pie is a coconut lover's dream! Creamy, rich instant coconut pudding is mixed with whipped topping and sweetened coconut flakes and folded into a pre-made pie crust for the ultimate easy, decadent dessert.
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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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slice of no bake chocolate peanut butter pie served on a plate.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
 This Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie is a quick and easy no-bake dessert that only requires a premade graham cracker crust and 4 ingredients!
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Banana Bread Pudding in white bowl
Banana Bread Pudding
Banana Bread Pudding is where bread pudding meets banana bread in one warm, delicious dish! Perfect for an easy breakfast, weekend brunch, or dessert treat!
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stack of cake mix lemon bars
Lemon Bars
These 5-ingredient Lemon Bars are the perfect combination of sweet and tart. Made with boxed cake mix and sweetened condensed milk, this is an easy version of a classic dessert!
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slice of banana poke cake with frosting
Banana Pudding Poke Cake
This Banana Pudding Poke Cake recipe could not be easier to make! All the banana flavor you love in a gorgeously spoonable cake that needs just 5 ingredients.
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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 |
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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strawberry dump cake serving.
Strawberry Dump Cake
Strawberry Dump Cake is made with only need 3 ingredients – yellow cake mix, strawberry pie filling, and butter for an easy, delicious dessert!
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slice of moist banana cake topped with frosting
Old Fashioned Banana Cake
This Homemade Old Fashioned Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is the most flavorful moist cake that is topped with an easy cream cheese frosting. Banana Cake a delicious twist on banana bread – perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
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how to make non bake cheesecake
No-Bake Cheesecake
No-Bake Cheesecake is the perfect quick and easy, no-bake dessert! Made with light, simple ingredients—cream cheese, cool whip, sour cream, and sugar—this no-bake Cheesecake guarantees to be a hit!
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Blueberry Dump Cake
This Blueberry Dump Cake is the most delicious and easy dump cake recipe you'll ever try! Just dump all the ingredients into a pan, bake and eat!
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Coconut Cream Cake
This vintage cake uses a box cake mix as the base – to keep it easy! It is then filled with cream of coconut and topped with Cool Whip and sweetened shredded coconut. It's one of the best easy cake recipes I know!!
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bowl of creamy fruit and cookie dip with animal crackers surrounding it
Funfetti Dip
This Funfetti Dip recipe has just 5 simple ingredients and literally requires no baking or cooking at all! Ready to eat in less than 5 minutes of time!
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ambrosia salad with a cherry on top served in a white bowl
Ambrosia Salad
This Ambrosia Salad recipe is a classic! It combines pineapple, mandarin oranges, and coconut with creamy dressing and mini marshmallows.
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A slice of Easter poke cake topped with sprinkles on a plate.
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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No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake
This No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake is the perfect dessert for those days when you don’t want to turn on the oven! It’s rich, creamy, and loaded with everyone’s favorite cookies!
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Dirt Cake
This dirt cake recipe is a cinch to make and it’s always a crowd-pleaser! No one can resist the layers of Oreo crumbs and fluffy cream cheese pudding.
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Coca Cola Cake
Coca-Cola Cake is a Southern classic! It’s fudgy, moist, and full of rich chocolate flavor, which is why you’ll want to make it again and again!
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Sour Cream Banana Bread
This Sour Cream Banana Bread recipe is the moistest banana bread you’ll ever have! Eat it as-is for breakfast or a snack, or dress it up for an easy dessert!
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Lofthouse Cookies
These copycat Lofthouse cookies are fluffy and sweet, and just as irresistible as the original! You’ll save so much money by making them yourself!
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Crock Pot Candy
The easiest candy you'll ever make! Crock Pot Candy is perfect for holiday gifts, especially when you add sprinkles for a festive touch.
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Easy Oreo Truffles
These easy Oreo Truffles With Cream Cheese are a decadent treat, but oh-so-simple to make! Cookies-and-creme crumbs and cream cheese are rolled into truffles, then dipped in melted chocolate to create this crowd-pleasing homemade candy.
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cranberry brie bites on a pink plate with rosemary.
Cranberry Brie Bites
Cranberry Brie Bites are going to be the hit of your next party! They pair buttery crescent dough with creamy brie and cranberry sauce for a decadent one-bite appetizer.
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As you can tell, there are so many great Easter recipes that you can cook. Some of my favorite recipes to make for Easter are ones that have a wide variety of flavors! I love that all of these Easter recipes are a simple way to introduce fun and flavorful foods to the family.

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