Easy Easter recipes that are deliciously doable, even at the last minute.

March 24, 2016

Tons of Easter recipe inspiration, including plenty that can be made quickly, even at the last minute. Phew! | One Hungry Mama

How is it possible that Easter is around the corner?! If you’re just as surprised as me (*cough* procrastinators unite) and are having people over or are going to someone’s house and don’t want to show up empty handed,  I’ve got a slew of recipes that are easy to make, even at the last minute. You can whip these recipes up in between putting together those Easter baskets (which are totally not done either—ahhh!). Because, yes, they are simple enough that that you can do that..


Easy Indoor Easter S’mores

These easy, indoor Easter S'mores are a fab Easter treat that you can make even at the last minute! | One Hungry Mama

We love making these easy indoor s’mores so much that they’ve become our go-to classroom birthday snack and rainy day project. They’re easy to make, totally delicious, and especially gorgeous when dipped in white chocolate and sprinkled with pastel decorations for Easter. These are a must-have treat that you can make ahead or do as a project with the kids on Easter day.



Shortcut Puff Pastry Sticky Buns

Using puff pastry to make sticky buns makes baking them quick and easy—and they're still delicious enough for a holiday brunch! Puff Pastry Sticky Buns recipe | One Hungry Mama

I love making sticky buns—and they are a classic Easter brunch recipe!—but making them from scratch takes more time than I have this year. Instead, I’ll be throwing together these shortcut Puff Pastry Sticky Buns using puff pastry from the supermarket. You’ll be amazed at how easy these come together and, still, they are more then worthy of a spot in your Easter spread.



9 Easter brunch recipes that can be prepped in 30 minutes or fewer

Easter brunch recipes: Swiss Chard Bread Pudding | One Hungry Mama

Baked Kale and Egg Cups make a fabulous make-ahead Easter (or anytime) brunch recipe | One Hungry Mama

This Spinach and Cheese Strata is one of my all-time favorite make-ahead brunch recipes, perfect for any weekend or even an Easter or Mother's Day brunch | One Hungry Mama
I love being in charge of holiday brunches, but I hate being stuck behind the stove first thing in the morning. If you feel the same way, these 9 Easter brunch recipes that prep in 30 minutes or fewer are the key to a delicious, easy Easter morning. Six of the recipes are part of a roundup that I posted on Cool Mom Picks a while back, and three recipes—Swiss Chard Bread Pudding, Baked Egg Kale Cups, and my Spinach and Cheese Strata—are from the One Hungry Mama archive.



Greek-Style Roasted Leg of Lamb

Greek-Style Roasted Leg of Lamb recipe: The perfect Easter meal | One Hungry Mama

Even though we’ve been focused on brunch recipes here, there’s no way a Greek girl can post a round up of Easter recipes without sharing this recipe for Greek-Style Roasted Leg of Lamb. I know that ham is the most popular Easter main in the United States, but if you’re looking for a way to change it up, this is your recipe.



6 delicious make-ahead recipes for Easter brunch

An Asparagus Tart that's easy to prep ahead—perfect for an easy Easter brunch! | Well Plated, featured on Cool Mom Eats

Photo: Well Plated

Over at Cool Mom Eats, our fab writer Kate found 6 delicious make-ahead recipes for Easter brunch, including this spectacularly easy and delicious Asparagus Tart at Well Plated. These are great if all you can muster besides helping everyone get ready on Easter morning is popping something in the oven. Or if you just want to keep it super simple so that you can spend your time eating candy with the kids.



Lavender Lemonade Cocktail and Mocktail

These absolutely gorgeous Lavender Lemonade cocktail and cocktail recipes at Cool Mom Eats are absolutely perfect for Easter!

Photo: Sugar & Cloth | The Cookie Rookie

How gorgeous are these Lavender Lemonade cocktail and mocktail recipes?! These drinks are perfect for an Easter brunch, both in look and fresh taste. If you love the flavor of lavender, you’ll love these. If you’re not so sure, give them a try, but just go easy on the lavender syrup. A light touch will lend a perfect taste of spring without getting too floral.



6 remarkable Easter cake pops

Speckled Egg Easter Cake Pops by Cakeb0t at Cool Mom Picks | One Hungry Mama

Photo: Cakeb0t

What better way to have fun than to whip up a batch of festive Easter cake pops! I found 6 amazing cake pop recipes that are perfect for Easter, all ranging from pretty easy to super simple to make. You know, as cake pops go.



Healthy Easter treats for kids they’ll love

Easter recipes: Healthy Easter treats from Red Stamp blog at Cool Mom Picks | One Hungry Mama

Photo: Red Stamp blog

I wouldn’t be me without making sure to offer healthy Easter treats. Before you groan, just look at how cute these Easter cut out sandwiches are. They are the perfect way to make sure that your little one eats more than chocolate and cake all day.


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