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38 (Really Good) Easter Recipes You Still Have Time To Make Before Sunday

There's still time to make an egg-cellent holiday meal.

A holiday is only as good as the food, so here are a bunch of recipes to make for your Easter celebration: everything from festive apps and delicious sides to hearty mains, kid-approved treats, and boozy brunch cocktails.

1. Prosciutto Asparagus Puff Pastry Bundles

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These quick, easy, and cheesy veggie bundles are the best way to dress up store-bought puff pastry dough.

Recipe: Prosciutto Asparagus Puff Pastry Bundles

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2. Maple Bacon Pancake Muffins

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A whole new way to eat pancakes, pancake batter is loaded with bacon bits and baked in muffin trays.

Recipe: Maple Bacon Pancake Muffins

3. Easter Egg Cheese Ball

Frugal Momeh / Via frugalmomeh.com

This adorable app is garnished with chopped walnuts, cranberries, and fresh herbs for a little pop of color.

Recipe: Easter Egg Cheese Ball

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4. Loaded Deviled Eggs

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This jazzed-up classic is an egg-cellent way to celebrate Easter and the beginning of spring. If you're not a mayo fan, leave it off, or use mashed avocado or plain Greek yogurt.

Recipe: Loaded Deviled Eggs

5. Creamy Ricota Asparagus Tarts

Domestically Blissful / Via domesticallyblissful.com

When it comes to apps and snacks, puff pastry dough is a game-changer. If you don't love asparagus, these creamy veggie puffs can be made with anything from tomatoes to mushrooms and leeks.

Recipe: Creamy Ricota Asparagus Tarts

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6. Caprese Cups

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Name a better combination than juicy tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and tangy balsamic all served in one crispy bite.

Recipe: Caprese Cups

7. Easter Bunny Spinach Dip

It's Always Autumn / Via itsalwaysautumn.com

Let the kids help make these adorable, bunny-shaped creations, which are made of crescent roll dough arranged around fan-favorite spinach artichoke dip.

Recipe: Easter Bunny Spinach Dip

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8. Smoked Salmon Tartines with Herbs, Radishes, and Wasabi

Baker By Nature / Via bakerbynature.com

These smoked salmon toasts taste completely restaurant quality. Start with thick, good-quality bread; lox; and fresh, crisp veggies for maximum flavor.

Recipe: Smoked Salmon Tartines with Herbs, Radishes, and Wasabi

9. Mini Quiches

Sally's Baking Addiction / Via sallysbakingaddiction.com

The best thing about these mini quiches is the versatility. You can fill them with any of your favorite toppings — from bacon to tomato and mozzarella.

Recipe: Mini Quiches

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10. Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Fox and Briar / Via foxandbriar.com

You'll never go back to your regular old mashed potatoes again after taking one bite of this garlic-infused version. It's just a little addition but it goes a long way.

Recipe: Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

11. Scalloped Potatoes

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The best way to eat potatoes is smothered in butter, milk, and cheese, then baked until melty, gooey, golden perfection.

Recipe: Scalloped Potatoes

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12. Garlic Shrimp and Avocado Crostini

Salt and Lavender / Via saltandlavender.com

These bite-size crostini are so easy, but they look and taste totally sophisticated. Just top toasted bread with mashed avocado, grilled shrimp, and arugula.

Recipe: Garlic Shrimp and Avocado Crostini

13. Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Lemon Tahini Sauce

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This roasted veggie side dish couldn't be much easier. Just cook carrots until tender, then drizzle them in a simple mixture of lemon, garlic, and tahini.

Recipe: Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Lemon Tahini Sauce

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14. Balsamic Braised Lamb Shanks

Diethood / Via diethood.com

Lamb shanks are braised in balsamic vinegar, red wine, chicken broth, and garlic until tender and quite literally falling off the bone.

Recipe: Balsamic Braised Lamb Shanks

15. Roast Rack of Lamb Recipe with Garlic and Herb Crust

The Mediterranean Dish / Via themediterraneandish.com

It's a holiday, which means it's a great excuse to treat yourself (and your family) to something extra special — something that might not normally be the centerpiece of the dinner table. These lamb chops are worthy of a splurge.

Recipe: Roast Rack of Lamb Recipe with Garlic and Herb Crust

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16. Mushroom Orzo With Asiago Sauce

Carlsbad Cravings / Via carlsbadcravings.com

Dress up orzo with caramelized mushrooms, green peas, and toasted pine nuts all smothered in an out-of-this-world Asiago cheese and thyme sauce.

Recipe: Mushroom Orzo With Asiago Sauce

17. One-Hour Easter Dinner

Chelsea's Messy Apron / Via chelseasmessyapron.com

With the help of two sheet pans, this complete Easter dinner — sides, ham, and all — is ready in just an hour. Call it a holiday miracle.

Recipe: One-Hour Easter Dinner

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18. Sheet Pan Salmon Primavera

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Grab whatever fresh, colorful spring veggies you can get your hands on and roast them with a big fillet of salmon for the ultimate seasonal sheet pan meal.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Salmon Primavera

19. Slow Roasted Prime Rib

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Juicy tender meat with a crispy exterior, this prime rib is cooked to such perfection you can basically cut it with a fork.

Recipe: Slow Roasted Prime Rib

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20. Honey Glazed Ham

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Sure, ham might be traditional, but it can still be exciting. This juicy main dish really shines, thanks to a sweet and savory pineapple, brown sugar, and honey glaze.

Recipe: Honey Glazed Ham

21. Vegan Mushroom Wellington

Delicious Everyday / Via deliciouseveryday.com

Maybe some people at your holiday table are vegetarian or perhaps you just want to try something new. This mushroom-packed Wellington is super savory and hearty — but totally meatless.

Recipe: Vegan Mushroom Wellington

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22. Slow Cooked Moroccan Leg of Lamb

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Make sure to give this lamb sufficient time to marinate in a flavor-packed marinade of garlic, shallots, spices, olive oil, lemon juice, and honey.

Recipe: Slow Cooked Moroccan Leg of Lamb

23. Easy Tomato Spinach Feta Quiche

Savory Nothings / Via savorynothings.com

Make this veggie-loaded quiche for Easter brunch and enjoy the leftovers for the rest of the week. There's no wrong time of day for baked eggs.

Recipe: Easy Tomato Spinach Feta Quiche

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24. Cheesy Potato Chive Galette

Half Baked Harvest / Via halfbakedharvest.com

Serve this savory vegetable galette as a meatless main or a delicious side dish.

Recipe: Cheesy Potato Chive Galette

25. Prosciutto Pasta With Peas and Parmesan

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You can never go wrong with a springy pasta on your table. This recipe doesn't require any fancy ingredients (in fact, five is all you need), but the final result is so rich and tasty.

Recipe: Prosciutto Pasta With Peas and Parmesan

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26. Coconut Macaroon Nests

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Simple enough for even a novice baker, these coconut balls are baked until golden, then topped with your favorite holiday candy like Almond Joys, mini Reese's eggs, or M&M's.

Recipe: Coconut Macaroon Nests

27. Easter Bunny Cups

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If the kids are trying to get involved in the holiday cooking, these almost-too-cute-to-eat chocolate pudding cups are the perfect DIY project.

Recipe: Easter Bunny Cups

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28. Carrot Coffee Cake

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The greatest thing about coffee cake is that you can enjoy it for dessert and then again the following morning for breakfast.

Recipe: Carrot Coffee Cake

29. Raspberry Lemon Bars

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With a buttery crust and sweet-meets-tangy fruit filling, these lemon raspberry bars are the ideal early spring sweet.

Recipe: Raspberry Lemon Bars

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30. Easter Cereal Crunch Bars

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If you like Rice Krispies treats, you'll love this festive creation made with Chex cereal, marshmallows, and pretty much whatever candy you can get your hands on. Finish it all off with a chocolate or peanut butter drizzle.

Recipe: Easter Cereal Crunch Bars

31. Egg Sprinkle Cookies

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Well, aren't these adorable? Best of all, they don't take any serious baking skills to whip up. Just a few simple ingredients go a long way.

Recipe: Egg Sprinkle Cookies

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32. No-Bake Mini Egg Chocolate Cheesecake

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You don't even need to turn on the oven to make this fluffy, and decadent chocolate cheesecake. I repeat: You don't need to turn on the oven.

Recipe: No-Bake Chocolate Mini Egg Cheesecake

33. Coconut Cream Pie Dip

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Imagine coconut cream pie filling in light and airy dessert dip form. Serve it with anything from graham crackers to shortbread cookies.

Recipe: Coconut Cream Pie Dip

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34. Vanilla Greyhound Pitchers

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Made with just five ingredients — vodka, pink grapefruit juice, vanilla extract, rosemary sprigs, and soda water — this pitcher-friendly cocktail is great for serving a crowd.

Recipe: Vanilla Greyhound Pitchers

35. Strawberry Citrus Easter Punch

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Party punch for brunch? You bet. This bowl is filled with champagne, fruit juice, club soda, fresh pineapples, orange slices, and strawberries.

Recipe: Strawberry Citrus Easter Punch

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36. Minty Grapefruit Caipirinhas

Half Baked Harvest / Via halfbakedharvest.com

If you can't find cachaça, just grab some white rum to whip up these citrus-packed, Brazilian-inspired drinks.

Recipe: Minty Grapefruit Caipirinhas

37. Strawberry Mimosas

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Switch up your Sunday morning mimosa ritual with this fruit-infused version made with a puree of sweet strawberries and raspberries.

Recipe: Strawberry Mimosas

38. Bunny Mary Cocktails

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A new take of the classic Bloody Mary, this Easter version calls for carrot juice in place of traditional tomato juice.

Recipe: Bunny Mary Cocktails

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