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27 Easter Recipes That Won't Stress You Out

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1. Asparagus, Pancetta, and Puff Pastry Bundles

Completely Delicious / Via completelydelicious.com

Super seasonal and surprisingly easy, these ham, cheese, and veggie bundles are wrapped up in flaky, store bought puff pastry dough. Get the recipe.

2. Maple Dijon Roasted Carrots

Carrots have never tasted so delicious (or looked so beautiful). They're marinated in maple syrup, mustard, miso paste, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic and roasted until tender and slightly sweet. Get the recipe.
Closet Cooking / Via closetcooking.com

Carrots have never tasted so delicious (or looked so beautiful). They're marinated in maple syrup, mustard, miso paste, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic and roasted until tender and slightly sweet. Get the recipe.

3. Ham and Cheese Scones

Baker By Nature / Via bakerbynature.com

35 minutes is all it takes to make these savory scones bursting with ham, cheddar cheese, and scallions. Get the recipe.

4. Slow-Cooker Honey Ham

Lauren Volo via The Kitchn / Via thekitchn.com

With this recipe, you don't even have to worry about basting the ham. Just set it in the slow cooker and forget about it. Get the recipe.

5. Scrambled Eggs in Puff Pastry

Jo Cooks / Via jocooks.com

Consider this the perfect breakfast sandwich for feeding a crowd. After all, who doesn't like eggs, sausage, mushrooms, and cheese wrapped in pastry? Get the recipe.

6. Ham and Cheese Croissants with Honey Mustard Glaze

Make a big batch of these breakfast sandwiches for Easter brunch...or even better, make them the next day with leftover ham. Get the recipe.
Kitchen Sanctuary / Via kitchensanctuary.com

Make a big batch of these breakfast sandwiches for Easter brunch...or even better, make them the next day with leftover ham. Get the recipe.

7. Slow-Cooker Scalloped Potatoes

Well Plated / Via wellplated.com

Don't let the cook time of this recipe intimidate you. This incredibly rich side dish takes just about 20 minutes of hands-on prep time. Get the recipe.

8. Blueberry and Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

Laughing Spatula / Via laughingspatula.com

To save time and effort on Easter morning, make this casserole ahead of time. When your guests arrive, just heat it up in the oven. Get the recipe.

9. Hot Cross Buns

It wouldn't be Easter without some sweet and sticky buns on the table. This version is filled with raisins, drizzled in maple syrup, and topped with cream cheese icing. Get the recipe.
Jo Cooks / Via jocooks.com

It wouldn't be Easter without some sweet and sticky buns on the table. This version is filled with raisins, drizzled in maple syrup, and topped with cream cheese icing. Get the recipe.

10. Salmon Lemon Herb Ricotta Crostini

Don't these simple crostini seem totally fancy? Top homemade or store bought crostini with lemon and herb ricotta and a slice of smoked salmon for a perfect party app. Get the recipe.
The Kitchy Kitchen / Via thekitchykitchen.com

Don't these simple crostini seem totally fancy? Top homemade or store bought crostini with lemon and herb ricotta and a slice of smoked salmon for a perfect party app. Get the recipe.

11. Asparagus Egg and Prosciutto Tart

A Beautiful Plate / Via abeautifulplate.com

Introducing: Spring on a plate. Start with frozen puff pastry dough, and top it with sautéed asparagus, cracked eggs, zesty arugula salad, and prosciutto. Get the recipe.

12. Roasted Rack of Lamb with Basil Goat Cheese Sauce

Half Baked Harvest / Via halfbakedharvest.com

Don't skimp out on the blender sauce made with goat cheese, crème fraîche, honey, and basil. It takes this roasted rack of lamb to the next level. Get the recipe.

13. Jalapeño Popper Deviled Eggs

Classic deviled eggs get a southern twist thanks to bacon, jalapeño, Dijon mustard, and cayenne pepper. Get the recipe.
Spicy Southern Kitchen / Via spicysouthernkitchen.com

Classic deviled eggs get a southern twist thanks to bacon, jalapeño, Dijon mustard, and cayenne pepper. Get the recipe.

14. Leeks in Vinaigrette with Walnuts and Tarragon

Easter coincides with the beginning of spring. Celebrate with what's in season. Get the recipe.
Michael Graydon + Nikole Herriott via Bon Appetit / Via bonappetit.com

Easter coincides with the beginning of spring. Celebrate with what's in season. Get the recipe.

15. Herb Stuffed Leg of Lamb with Mint Gremolata

Feasting at Home / Via feastingathome.com

See this fancy AF main dish? It only requires about 20 minutes of prep. Boneless leg of lamb gets rolled up with a paste made of herbs, garlic, salt and pepper and lemon zest, then roased on a bed of your favorite veggies. Get the recipe.

16. Slow-Roasted Citrus Salmon

A Better Happier St Sebastian / Via abetterhappierstsebastian.com

In addition to feeding your guests, this citrus salmon will also be artwork on your holiday table. Plus, it couldn't be easier: Season the salmon with salt and pepper, cover it with sliced citrus, and let it roast for 25 minutes. Get the recipe.

17. Baked Ham with Apple Cider Maple Glaze

Carlsbad Cravings / Via carlsbadcravings.com

A good ham is all about the glaze. This version is made with apple cider, vinegar, maple syrup, brown sugar, mustard, cornstarch, and cinnamon. Get the recipe.

18. Buttery Parsley Potatoes

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Would you believe me if I told you this side dish calls for just three ingredients? Get the recipe.

19. Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad

Imagine creamy, zesty deviled eggs in pasta salad form. This version gets a savory kick from pickles, onion, celery, olives and paprika. Get the recipe.
Jo Cooks / Via jocooks.com

Imagine creamy, zesty deviled eggs in pasta salad form. This version gets a savory kick from pickles, onion, celery, olives and paprika. Get the recipe.

20. Eggs Benedict Casserole

Spicy Southern Kitchen / Via spicysouthernkitchen.com

Making eggs Benedict for a group is a real hassle. Instead, make this casserole, which is made with English muffins, eggs, asparagus, Canadian bacon, mozzarella, and Swiss cheese. Of course, you can't forget the generous drizzle of hollandaise sauce. Get the recipe.

21. Lemon Berry Cheesecake Puff Pastries

I Wash You Dry / Via iwashyoudry.com

Make these puff pastry desserts for Easter, but keep the recipe on hand for all of your spring and summer get-togethers. Get the recipe.

22. Strawberry Shortcake Trifle Cups

Just a few simple ingredients and 20 minutes is all you need to make these individually proportioned, spring-y treats. Get the recipe.
Countryside Cravings / Via countrysidecravings.com

Just a few simple ingredients and 20 minutes is all you need to make these individually proportioned, spring-y treats. Get the recipe.

23. 45-Minute Cinnamon Rolls

Make these babies for breakfast or dessert. When it comes to cinnamon buns, no rules apply. Get the recipe.
The Recipe Critic / Via therecipecritic.com

Make these babies for breakfast or dessert. When it comes to cinnamon buns, no rules apply. Get the recipe.

24. Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Dessert For Two / Via dessertfortwo.com

Whatever you do, don't forget the four-ingredient cream cheese frosting. You can easily multiply the recipe to make a big batch of these festive cupcakes. Get the recipe.

25. Lemon Bars

Combine creamy, zesty lemon filling with rich shortbread crust and you've got a real winning dessert. Get the recipe.
Tastes Better From Scratch / Via tastesbetterfromscratch.com

Combine creamy, zesty lemon filling with rich shortbread crust and you've got a real winning dessert. Get the recipe.

26. Carrot Mimoas

Get festive with your brunch cocktail selection. This recipe calls for just carrot juice and sparkling wine, but feel free to mix in some orange juice. Get the recipe.
Kitchen Treaty / Via kitchentreaty.com

Get festive with your brunch cocktail selection. This recipe calls for just carrot juice and sparkling wine, but feel free to mix in some orange juice. Get the recipe.

27. Spicy Green Bloody Mary

Glitter and Bubbles / Via glitterandbubbles.com

Want to seriously impress your Easter brunch guests? These bloody Marys made with green tomatoes and tomatillos should do the trick. Get as creative as you'd like with the garnishes with anything from shrimp and bacon to pickles and olives. Get the recipe.

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