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Amazing Easter Food Ideas

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These creative Easter appetizers are sure to be a hit!

These creative Easter appetizers are sure to be a hit!

Easter: One of the Most Celebrated Holidays

Easter is probably one of the most celebrated holidays all over the world. It is a joyous, bright-colored celebration of life that usually includes big family dinners and gatherings of friends. However, many people have trouble coming up with interesting-looking Easter dinners or brunch dishes that are both tasty and will get lots of compliments.

Here are some fabulous ideas found across the web to help you get creative for your Easter celebrations. These ideas can be used as they are, or you can build on them with your own unique Easter party ideas.

Easter Desserts and Appetizers

  1. Salad Stuffed "Carrots"
  2. Cute Egg and Prawn Cocktails
  3. Flower Shaped Appetizers
  4. Individual Crudité
  5. Ladybug Salads and Bites
  6. Tomato and Mozzarella Bites for Easter
  7. Easter Bunny Rolls
  8. Tulip Cake Pops
  9. Easter Eggs in Chocolate Nests
  10. Burlap Easter Bunny Cookies
  11. Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Easter Eggs
  12. Easter Carrot Cutlery Bundles
  13. Easter Bunny Napkins
  14. Butterfly Place Cards
  15. Easter Menu Cards
A creative way to serve that egg salad for Easter is to stuff it in pizza dough "carrots".

A creative way to serve that egg salad for Easter is to stuff it in pizza dough "carrots".

Fabulous Appetizers for Your Easter Party

1. Salad Stuffed "Carrots"

These adorable "carrots" stuffed with salad are not only perfect for Easter lunches and parties but are also a great way to use up some of the Easter eggs. The delicious appetizers can be easily made from Pillsbury Crescent Rolls, puff pastry or pizza dough. The dough or the pastry is then wrapped around Cream Horn Molds and stuffed with egg or ham salad.

For the tops, you can use sprigs of dill or crisp lettuce leaves. You can check out the original recipe from Hungry Happenings and maybe put your original twist on it.

Egg and prawn cocktails for Easter parties

Egg and prawn cocktails for Easter parties

2. Cute Egg and Prawn Cocktails

Pleasant food presentation and decoration can transform simple food, such as eggs, into really appealing and appetizing things. A typical example is this curried egg and prawn Easter “cocktail” from Wholesome Cook.

Flower cup appetizers for Easter

Flower cup appetizers for Easter

3. Flower-Shaped Appetizers

These stunning flower-shaped appetizers are another creative Easter idea from Hungry Happenings. The flower cups are made from egg roll wrappers and filled with creamy goat cheese and roasted red pepper pesto. The nice thing about them is that they can be made days ahead of time.

Party Food Ideas for Easter - amazing-looking and easy to make individual crudite.

Party Food Ideas for Easter - amazing-looking and easy to make individual crudite.

4. Individual Crudité

Although these simple and fun nibbles were found in Martha Stewart’s Weddings magazine, they make great starters for Easter parties and lunches.

All you need to make them is hollowed-out slices of baguettes, your favorite dips and spreads, and some chopped crunchy veggies.

This adorable ladybug salad is perfect for Easter.

This adorable ladybug salad is perfect for Easter.

5. Ladybug Salads and Bites

Little ladybugs always add a charming garden touch to springtime celebrations, so a colorful spring salad decorated with ladybugs (made from tomatoes and olives) and radish mushrooms would look great on the Easter table.

Top crackers with delightful ladybugs to impress your guests on Easter.

Top crackers with delightful ladybugs to impress your guests on Easter.

Cute ladybugs can also be used for topping some delicious bites. The base of the bite can be a sliced baguette or crackers, spread with some cream cheese and decorated with Italian flat leaf parsley.

Tomato and mozzarella nests - super easy and great-looking Easter appetizer.

Tomato and mozzarella nests - super easy and great-looking Easter appetizer.

6. Tomato and Mozzarella Bites for Easter

Tomato and mozzarella bites are the simplest things to make for a party. With a little imagination, they can be transformed into pretty Easter appetizers. For example, these elegant nests from Soltero en la Cocina are made with pear tomatoes that are cut in half and scooped out. Then the mozzarella balls are nested in them on a bed of alfalfa sprouts.

This Easter appetizer is a version of a Caprese salad on skewers.

This Easter appetizer is a version of a Caprese salad on skewers.

Another interesting idea for an Easter appetizer is this version of a Caprese salad from My Recipes. The mozzarella slices are just sandwiched between grape tomato halves and presented on skewers, which give the appetizers a very fancy look.

Easter bunny dinner rolls are also great for breakfast on the next day.

Easter bunny dinner rolls are also great for breakfast on the next day.

7. Easter Bunny Rolls

Cute Easter bunny rolls are perfect for Easter breakfast or brunch. You can use your own recipe and the picture tutorial on Sweet and Salty to make them. Or use Google Translate to get the original recipe.

Fun Easter Treats and Dessert Ideas

Here is a collection of creative ideas for Easter desserts and treats that you can make at home with or without the help of the kids.

Tulip cake pops for Easter treats

Tulip cake pops for Easter treats

8. Tulip Cake Pops

Cake pops are very popular treats, especially for special occasions such as Easter. These gorgeous tulip cake pops from the Strawberry Chic blog are sure to be hit not only with kids but also with adults. And they are so adorable that you might hesitate for a minute before eating them.

Easter eggs in chocolate nests

Easter eggs in chocolate nests

9. Easter Eggs in Chocolate Nests

Chocolate nests are classic Easter desserts and are also ridiculously easy to make (check out the technique on Our Sweet Lemons). You don’t need any culinary skills at all to make these, and they are perfect for cooking with young children and toddlers.

Burlap Easter bunny cookies

Burlap Easter bunny cookies

10. Burlap Easter Bunny Cookies

What's Easter without bunny rabbit cookies? Everyone can make bunny-shaped cookies, but their decoration is what determines if they’re boring or beautiful. This fantastic burlap design from Sweet Sugar Belle is definitely something that will “wow” your guests. They also make stunning Easter gifts for kids.

Cheesecake-filled chocolate Easter egg

Cheesecake-filled chocolate Easter egg

11. Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Easter Eggs

Another fun and interesting way to jazz up your desserts for Easter is to make these fantastic cheesecake filled chocolate eggs that look just like real eggs. You can find the recipe and instructions on how to make them on the fabulous baking blog Raspberri Cupcakes.

Adorable Festive Details for the Easter Table

Here are also some creative ideas on how to make your Easter table as joyful as the season that it celebrates.

Easter carrot cutlery bundles

Easter carrot cutlery bundles

12. Easter Carrot Cutlery Bundles

These carrot-like cutlery bundles are perfect for casual Easter parties or kid’s tables. All you need is orange napkins, green cutlery, and some ribbon or twist ties.

For directions on how to make these cute bundles, go to Our Best Bites.com.

Easter bunny napkins

Easter bunny napkins

13. Easter Bunny Napkins

Add charming details like Easter bunny-shaped napkins. They require only a few simple folds and if you would like to make them, follow the step-by-step instructions in the video on the right. Use napkins in pastel spring colors for a fun, bright table.

Butterfly place cards

Butterfly place cards

14. Butterfly Place Cards

Incorporate the beauty of nature into your Easter décor by sliding colorful, butterfly-shaped place cards between the fingers of the forks (for a 3D effect). All you need is colorful paper, a butterfly template (or punch) and scissors.

Bunny menu cards for Easter

Bunny menu cards for Easter

15. Easter Menu Cards

Menu cards are another small touch that adds a lot to the Easter table. They are perfect for more formal occasions and allow your guests a small preview of the delicious meal to come. For the tutorial on how to make these classy and festive bunny cards, go to Miss Mustard Seed.com