Amazing Easter Food Ideas

Updated on July 4, 2017

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 gathering of friends. However, many people have trouble coming up with interesting-looking Easter dinner 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.

Fabulous Appetizers for Your Easter Party

Salad Stuffed "Carrots"

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". | Source

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.

Cute Egg and Prawn Cocktails

Egg and Prawn Cocktails for Easter Parties
Egg and Prawn Cocktails for Easter Parties | Source

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

Flower Shaped Appetizers

Flower Cup Appetizers for Easter
Flower Cup Appetizers for Easter | Source

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.

Individual Crudité

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. | Source

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.

Ladybug Salads and Bites

This adorable ladybug salad is perfect for Easter.
This adorable ladybug salad is perfect for Easter. | Source

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. The recipe for this adorable spring salad can be found on Working Mom's Edible Art.

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 Bites for Easter

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

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. | Source

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 very fancy look.

Easter Bunny Rolls

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. | Source

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

Tulip Cake Pops for Easter Treats
Tulip Cake Pops for Easter Treats | Source

Cake pops are very popular treats, especially for special occasions such as Easter. These gorgeous tulip cake pops from 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
Easter Eggs in Chocolate Nests | Source

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 to cook with young children and toddlers.

Burlap Easter Bunny Cookies

Burlap Easter Bunny Cookies
Burlap Easter Bunny Cookies | Source

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 Eggs

Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Easter Egg
Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Easter Egg | Source

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
Easter Carrot Cutlery Bundles | Source

These carrot-like cutlery bundles are perfect for casual Easter parties or kid’s table. 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
Easter Bunny Napkins | Source

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
Butterfly Place Cards | Source

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, butterfly template (or punch) and scissors.

Easter Menu Cards

Bunny Menu Cards for Easter
Bunny Menu Cards for Easter | Source

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

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