Our Best-Loved Easter Recipes

From Easter dinner ideas to sweet, seasonal desserts, these recipes are sure to please.

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Best Deviled Eggs

Herbs lend amazing flavor to these deviled eggs, which truly are the best you can make!



The recipe includes tasty variations that feature bacon, chipotle peppers and crab.—Jesse & Anne Foust, Bluefield, West Virginia

Best-Ever Lamb Chops

My mom just loved lamb chops, and this easy recipe was her favorite way to have them.



I’ve also grilled this lamb chop recipe with great results. —Kim Mundy, Visalia, California

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Always a crowd-pleaser



I love the excellent texture of this easy cinnamon coffee cake recipe. Always a crowd-pleaser, its pleasing vanilla flavor enriched by sour cream may remind you of breakfast at Grandma’s! Make it the night before a holiday to save time in the morning. —Eleanor Harris, Cape Coral, Florida

Overnight Fruit Salad

I first tasted this rich fruit salad at my wedding reception many years ago.



The ladies who did the cooking wouldn’t share the recipe at the time, but I eventually got it. I’ve made it for many meals, and our daughters copied the recipe when they married. —Eileen Duffeck, Lena, Wisconsin

Traditional Hot Cross Buns

On Easter morning, our family always looked forward to a breakfast of dyed hard-boiled eggs and Mom’s hot cross buns.



I still serve these for special brunches or buffets. —Barbara Jean Lull, Fullerton, California

Easter Bunny Treats

They are just so cute! This is one of our favorite Easter recipes.



Our whole family has fun making these bunny-riffic treats together. They are just so cute! This is one of our favorite Easter recipes. —Holly Jost, Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Thyme & Basil Roast Pork

Dad’s favorite roast pork was rubbed with cinnamon, thyme, basil and lemon.



He loved thick slices and wanted only a salad to finish off the meal. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario

White Chocolate Easter Egg Candies

Easter candy recipes can be easy!



Have kids help roll the candies in sprinkles, colored sugar or jimmies. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Banana Bread Pudding

With its crusty golden top, custard-like inside and smooth vanilla sauce



When I visited my grandmother in summer, I always looked forward to the comforting banana bread pudding she'd make.

With its crusty golden top, custard-like inside and smooth vanilla sauce, this pudding is a real homespun dessert.

Now I make it for my grandchildren. —Mary Detweiler, Middlefield, Ohio

Cheddar-Veggie Appetizer Torte

A line forms quickly behind this quichelike torte at family gatherings.



The wedges are easy to eat as finger food, and it’s delicious hot or cold. — Barbara Estabrook, Rhinelander, Wisconsin

10 15-Minute Potluck Recipes

Need a last-minute dish to bring? Here are some crowd-pleasing potluck ideas that can be thrown together in 15 minutes or less. BONUS: they feed 12 or more!