20+ Recipes for Your Easter or Spring Celebration: Sides, Salads and Desserts!

Find 20+ recipes for your Spring or Easter celebration with a round up of make-ahead sides, salads and desserts!

Last Minute Spring and Easter Menu Additions: Sides and Salads | homeiswheretheboatis.net #deviledeggs #Easter #spring #recipes #salads #strawberries

 With Easter around the corner I’m sharing a round-up of recipes for Easter or your spring gathering. You’ll find sides, salads and desserts to serve a few or for a crowd. Some that can be made ahead or others that use some short cuts!

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Two Easter Favorites: Potato Salad and Deviled Eggs in One Bite! | homeiswheretheboatis.net #Easter #deviledeggs

Two Easter Favorites: Potato Salad and Deviled Eggs in One Bite

 Potato Salad Deviled Eggs are a combination of two of our Easter menu favorites, deviled eggs and potato salad, a convenient and delicious version of a deviled egg, to go with your Easter ham! Use prepared potato salad from the deli for an easy short cut and garnish with bacon and chives.

Deviled Egg Baskets with Edible Flowers | homeiswheretheboatis.net #Easter #deviledeggs #edibleflowers

Deviled Egg Baskets with Edible Flowers

 Deviled Egg Baskets are reminiscent of an Easter basket, garnished with flowering herbs and edible blossoms, topped with a chive basket handle! Ideal for a Derby party, garden club lunch, or bridal shower, and a pretty way to dress up your deviled eggs for your spring gathering or celebration!

Layered Spring Salad! A make-ahead recipe and flavorful salad for your potluck, family gathering or barbecue! | homeiswheretheboatis.net #Easter #layeredsalad #bacon #southern #peas #spring #easter

Layered Spring Salad

 A make-ahead recipe and flavorful salad for your potluck or family gathering.

Asparagus Strawberry Salad with Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette | homeiswheretheboatis.net #salad #spring #strawberry #asparagus #bacon #pecans

Asparagus Strawberry Salad with Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette

Asparagus and strawberries may seem like unlikely salad partners, but their flavors are married with a light and easy orange vinaigrette dressing, and topped with the sweet and salty combination of bacon and sugared pecans! You can prepare the components of the salad in advance and assemble right before serving. If you’re short on time, purchase candied pecans from the grocery store too!

Broccoli-Grape Pasta Salad! A crowd-pleasing medley of sweet, tangy, crunchy and salty with the addition of toasted pecans and bacon. Perfect for your potluck or picnic! | homeiswheretheboatis.net #recipe #potluck #makeahead #pastasalad

Broccoli-Grape Pasta Salad

A make-ahead recipe and crowd-pleasing medley of sweet, tangy, crunchy and salty with the addition of toasted pecans and bacon. Perfect for serving along side your Easter ham or for a potluck!

Sweet and Crunchy Broccoli Salad #salad #broccoli #spring #healthy

Potluck Sweet and Crunchy Broccoli Salad

A colorful and healthy salad that’s a medley of sweet, tangy and crunchy, thanks to the creamy yogurt and vinegar dressing, dried cranberries and salted sunflower seeds!

Bunny Ears Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette! Fun and easy for Easter with ready made petite palmiers hiding in the salad greens! | homeiswheretheboatis.net #Easter #salad

Bunny Ears Salad

 Fun and easy for Easter with “bunny ears” hiding in the salad greens and easy recipe for Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette! Use ready-made palmiers as a short cut from the grocery store!

Roasted Carrot Hummus Dip! A healthy and delicious appetizer for spring or Easter that everybunny will love. #dip #hummus #carrot #healthy #spring #appetizer #easter

Roasted Carrot Hummus Dip

A healthy and delicious appetizer for spring or Easter that everybunny will love.

Bunny Chicken Salad Spread | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #dips #spreads #chickensalad #easter #spring #bunny

Bunny Chicken Salad Spread

Favorite party chicken salad spread molded into a bunny shape using a cake pan! Add a cucumber weave to form the basket. Serve with crackers and veggies of choice.

Peter Rabbit’s Carrot Zucchini Muffins! These deliciously moist muffins sneak in some veggies and are sure to please everybunny with the addition of apple and coconut!

Peter Rabbit’s Carrot Zucchini Muffins

These deliciously moist muffins sneak in some veggies and are sure to please everybunny with the addition of apple and coconut.

Cucumber and Strawberry Salad with Violas | homeiswheretheboatis.net #salad #spring #strawberry #edibleflower #easter #cucumber #easter

Cucumber and Strawberry Salad

A light and refreshing salad for the spring or summer. Garnish with edible flowers if desired.

Berrylicious Fruit Salad with Orange-Vanilla Syrup | homeiswheretheboatis.net #spring#fruit #salad #strawberries #grapes #edibleflowers #portmeirion

Berrylicious Fruit Salad with Orange-Vanilla Syrup

 Perfect for a brunch, shower, or spring lunch! The orange-vanilla syrup is an easy and delicious addition to the fresh berries and fruit!

Berry {Quick & Easy} Layered Cake! Ideal for dessert emergencies or company! | homeiswheretheboatis.net #cake #nobake #dessert #berries #strawberries #angelfood #lemoncurd

Berry {Quick & Easy} Layered Cake

Ideal for dessert emergencies or company! Use a store-bought cake (angel food or pound cake) cut in thirds and layer with berries, lemon curd, pudding, whipped cream or a combination.

Bunny Tail Bonbons, aka White Chocolate-Cheesecake Truffles | homeiswheretheboatis.net #Easter #dessert #truffles #coconut

Bunny Tail Bonbons, aka White Chocolate-Cheesecake Truffles

A make-ahead recipe for a sweet ending or Easter dessert. Serve these sweet confections in mini cupcake wrappers for a festive and tidy bite!

No-Bake Lemon-Coconut "Cottontails" | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #bunny #nobake #Easter #recipe #shower #coconut #lemon

No-Bake Lemon-Coconut “Cottontails”

An easy no-bake treat for Easter and delicious combination of sweet and tart that everybunny will love!

Decorate a cake with chocolate bunnies, chicks and candy for Easter | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #easter #dessert #cake #recipe #doctorthebox #candy

Elevate a Box Cake Mix to a Festive Easter Dessert

Find the steps and tips to doctor a box cake mix and elevate it to make a festive dessert using Russian piping tips and candy for Easter.

Almond Poppy Seed Loaf Cake with Almond Glaze | homeiswheretheboatis.net #loafcake #almond #spring

Almond and Poppy Seed Loaf Cake

 Baked in a 8 x 4 loaf pan, so it’s a smaller size to enjoy but enough to satisfy your sweet tooth for brunch, tea or dessert!

Rosemary Lemon Bars, a match made in heaven! Tart, sweet, buttery and savory, all in one luscious bite! | homeiswheretheboatis.net #lemonbar #tea

Rosemary Lemon Bars

 Tart, sweet, buttery and savory, all in one luscious bite!

Easter Bunny Bark! An easy no-bake treat to satisfy everybunny's sweet tooth! | homeiswheretheboatis.net #Easter #nobake #recipe #easy #bunny

No-Bake Easter Bunny Bark

Assemble in less than 10 minutes for an easy no-bake treat to satisfy everybunny’s sweet tooth!

PEEPS Chocolate Chip Cookie Tart! | homeiswheretheboatis.net #Easter #easy #dessert

PEEPS Chocolate Chip Cookie Tart

Use chocolate chip refrigerated cookie dough for a quick and easy dessert with Easter PEEPS!

Mini Easter Basket Cakes! Festive to serve and easy to decorate, filling with colored coconut for “grass”, candy eggs, and a chocolate bunny or chick, just like an Easter basket! #Easter #dessert #mini #cake #basket #candy

Mini Easter Basket Cakes

Festive to serve and easy to decorate, filling with colored coconut for “grass”, candy eggs, and a chocolate bunny or chick, just like an Easter basket! Use a short cut with ready-made shortcake dessert shells from the grocery store if you don’t have a pan or short on time.

Easter Basket Cupcakes! As Fun To Make As They Are To Eat! | homeiswheretheboatis.net #Easter #cupcakes #bunny

Easter Basket Cupcakes

As fun to make as they are to eat! Use a favorite short cut and two-ingredient cupcake recipe for quick and easy baking!

Baby Bunny Cakelets for Easter #bunny #cake #easter #dessert #nordicware

Baby Bunny Cakelets for Easter 

An easy and deliciously moist, doctor-the-box recipe for carrot cake using a spice cake mix! | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #cake #carrot #doctorthebox #recipes #easy

Doctoring the Box: Carrot Cake from Spice Cake Mix

An easy and deliciously moist, doctor-the-box recipe for carrot cake using a spice cake mix! Perfectly paired with homemade cream cheese frosting!

Lemon PEEPtinis! Add an Easter PEEP to a skewer as a festive swizzle stick for a cocktail or mocktail! | homeiswheretheboatis.net #Easter #Peeps #cocktail

Lemon Peep-tinis

Wishing you a Happy Easter with all your peeps!

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  23 comments for “20+ Recipes for Your Easter or Spring Celebration: Sides, Salads and Desserts!

  1. April 8, 2022 at 7:21 am

    I like your bunny shaped chicken salad Mary! Finally see a little sunshine after days of rain… Enjoy your weekend:@)

  2. franki Parde
    April 8, 2022 at 8:21 am

    “Bunny Apetit!!” franki

    • April 8, 2022 at 10:06 am

      Ha, That made laugh Franki! Hoppy Weekend to you! 🐰🐇❤️

  3. April 8, 2022 at 8:35 am

    Wonderful round up Mary, I think I will add some Bunny Tail Bon Bons to our Easter menu!

  4. April 8, 2022 at 9:09 am

    WOW!! Which ones to make/bake? Awesome as usual! HAPPY EASTER!!! 🐰🐣🐇🌷

  5. Clara
    April 8, 2022 at 9:55 am

    Thanks Mary! They all look delicious! Happy Easter! Clara ❤️

  6. April 8, 2022 at 9:56 am

    A beautiful round up for Easter. I love how easy it is to click on any recipe I want to make. Of course, now it is difficult to pick a favorite.😄

  7. Shirley Graham
    April 8, 2022 at 10:55 am

    Everything looks delicious & beautiful!!!!

  8. Donna
    April 8, 2022 at 11:04 am

    Your photos are fantastic. .. . they make me want to try so many of these recipes. These photos capture so much clever creativity. Wow, I love these wrap-up recipes.

  9. aldampierverizonnet
    April 8, 2022 at 11:24 am

    All of these are wonderful! Thank you for sharing.

  10. April 8, 2022 at 2:13 pm

    Mary, all of the dishes look delicious. I always enjoy the spring layered salad, but I don’t often make it, but I should. I would enjoy everyone of the sweets! Thanks for the round-up!

  11. April 8, 2022 at 7:23 pm

    Oooh Mary, so many colorful, wonderful Spring/Easter recipes to try. Thank you for rounding them up in this post. Happy weekend to you!

  12. KathyP
    April 9, 2022 at 6:52 am

    So many yummy looking recipes Mary! I made your Easter Basket Cupcakes for my grands last year and they loved them. I think they would love the bunny cakelets this year so I’m ordering a pan! Thank you for another delicious round up. KathyP

  13. Teresa Cline
    April 9, 2022 at 6:59 am

    Mary, I always look forward to your round ups! Somehow April has gotten away from me, I can’t believe Easter is just a week away. I’m hosting a lunch for some girlfriends I haven’t seen in a long time and I’m going to try my hand at your pretty Deviled Egg Baskets. Wish me luck.

  14. Jerrie Stanton
    April 9, 2022 at 7:11 am

    Yum! So many pretty and tasty choices to go with our Easter ham this year. I want to try your Broccoli-Grape Pasta Salad and Potato Salad Deviled Eggs. I wish I could find your pretty bunny deviled egg tray for serving. Happy Weekend! 🐇🌸🐣💕Jerrie

  15. Kim
    April 9, 2022 at 9:16 pm

    I’m drooling Mary! Can’t wait to try your carrot cake recipe! 🥕🐇

  16. April 10, 2022 at 11:27 am

    I don’t know where to begin – I’m wowed with all the recipes and beautiful tables-capes. The deviled eggs filled with potato salad Is genius and so clever and I love the idea of the rabbit mold among the crudite vegetables. Such a wonderful, enjoyable, and helpful post. Thank you.

  17. Lynn
    April 10, 2022 at 6:06 pm

    I just found your blog through Foodtalk and I can hardly wait to try some of the recipes! Drool worthy!!

  18. Katie S
    April 10, 2022 at 7:49 pm

    So many yummy looking recipes! I can’t wait to try your layered salad with the cute cut outs! Thanks!

  19. April 11, 2022 at 9:43 am

    Can you believe the decades of hard work and play, its wonderful to see, I’m just hoping one year I can get back to playing too! Always fabulousness here 😊

  20. Cyndi Raines
    April 12, 2022 at 1:46 am

    Thank you Mary! So many great choices! Enjoyed the roundup review, remembering different ones I’ve made, and reminding me of ones yet to try! You always supply us with the best! Happy Easter! 🕊

  21. June 30, 2022 at 6:54 am

    Thanks for this collection! They look so great :)

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