Our 20 Most-Popular Easter Dinner Recipes

This classic Easter dinner menu features ham, cheesy potatoes and our best treats and cakes.

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Classic Glazed Ham

First things first: the ham. This recipe will walk you through the easy, albeit detailed, process of cooking an Easter ham from start to finish, i.e. how to trim, score, roast and glaze a bone-in gammon. Plus, you can choose from four different glaze recipes based on your family's taste.

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Four-Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

When it comes to Easter, you gotta have cheesy potatoes with your ham. To make this decadent side dish, layer thinly sliced potatoes with heavy cream and mozzarella, asiago and raclette cheeses. Top with Parmesan and bake until bubbly.

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Honey-Glazed Carrots

Quick as a rabbit, these honey-glazed baby carrots are ready to serve in just 15 minutes — the perfect side dish for your springtime feast.

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Creamy Spring Peas with Pancetta

Sweet peas and smoky pancetta is a classic combination; Food Network Magazine finished this version with a lemony cream sauce.

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Easter Dinner on Two Sheet Pans

Easter dinner for four comes together easily in a little over an hour when you cook it on a pair of sheet trays. With tender asparagus, sweet glazed carrots, a decadent potato gratin, roasted ham, and even homemade biscuits, there's plenty to eat with little fuss.

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Baked Ham with Brown Sugar Mustard Glaze

If you're really looking to pare it down for the main event, this simple recipe is the way to go: Brown sugar, mustard and vinegar are the only ingredients you'll need for this easy glazed Easter ham.

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Classic Deviled Eggs

Don't fix what ain't broke, right? This is our most-popular deviled egg recipe ever — and our fans are loving it right now.

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Macaroni and Cheese

Leave room for this decadent, Venetian-inspired macaroni and cheese. Diced ham and chopped parsley imbue the dish with fresh, springtime flavors.

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Asparagus and Cheese Tart

Take advantage of fresh asparagus by making this impressive springtime tart. (It's way easier than it looks.)

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Orange Baked Ham

Maybe you're looking for something citrusy? Ina dolls up her ham with a glaze that comes at you with three forms of orange flavor: marmalade, juice and zest. It glistens and gleams.

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Glazed Baked Ham

Fans of The Pioneer Woman can rejoice in this irresistibly easy bake-and-glaze recipe, which features a sweet brown sugar and Dr. Pepper glaze that comes together in just 15 minutes.

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Simple Scalloped Potatoes

Maybe you're going for something simpler: This basic version of scalloped potatoes has a chicken broth-milk sauce and a Gruyere topping. Use a mandoline for quick, even potato slices.

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Hot Cross Buns

These fresh sweet buns are a classic Easter treat around this time of year. Plumped currants and a lemon-spiked glaze dress these up for the holiday.

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Crown Roast of Lamb

This is an amazing cut of meat for a special occasion like Easter, when the lamb is very much at the center of the cultural and culinary narrative. Follow Alton's lead to cook it up perfectly.

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Pancetta-Wrapped Pork Roast

If it's not ham you're after, you could go the more elegant route with Giada's weekend pork roast. She rubs hers with a garlic-herb mixture and wraps it in pancetta for a stunning main course.

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Lemon Curd

You'd be surprised at how easy it is to make lemon curd at home, especially with the Barefoot Contessa as your guide. With a jar of this around the holiday, you can add a little springtime to just about anything.

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Easter Pie

Easter pie is an Italian springtime tradition, but it's easy enough to make year round. Giada's sweet version has a ricotta-orange filling with a tender phyllo dough shell.

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Carrot Cake

Top this dense carrot cake, a classic crowd pleaser, with homemade cream cheese frosting. Alton coats the carrots in flour before mixing in the wet ingredients to keep the carrots from sinking to the bottom of the cake.

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Easter Bunny Cake

Celebrate Easter with this cute coconut-topped bunny cake. It's easy to make with our step-by-step guide.

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Coconut Bunny Butt Cake

If you're going the cheekier route for dessert, then this one's for you.

Get the Recipe: Coconut Bunny Butt Cake

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