Easter Recipes

Spring into Easter with our complete guide to the holiday. We’ve rounded up the best party planning tips, family activities (hello, dyed eggs!) and Easter recipes that’ll have you covered from brunch to dinner to dessert.

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Slow-Cooker Pineapple Sweet Potatoes

Pineapple and pecans make a pretty topping for this no-fuss side dish. It's light, tasty and not too sweet. Making it in the slow cooker leaves extra space in the oven when preparing a holiday turkey and other dishes. —Bette Filcher, Lexington, Texas

Sweet Potato Cupcakes

Yum! Dotted with tangy pineapple bits and crunchy nuts, these spiced seasonal goodies are bound to become an instant hit....


Banana Cheesecake Dessert

11 reviews

Jessica Simerly uses convenience items to create this layered crowd-pleaser that features cheesecake, bananas, and chocolate and caramel sauces. "Once...


Pineapple Raisin Stuffing

A co-worker gave me this stuffing recipe years ago. I added cinnamon and raisins for even more flavor. It accompanies...


Zesty Pineapple Ham Glaze

1 review

Pineapple, a longtime favorite with ham, combines with cloves and Dijon mustard in this recipe. It stirs up in a...

Frozen Cranberry Banana Salad

4 reviews

A luscious combination of sweet and tangy, crunchy and creamy, this pretty salad makes a great side dish or dessert....


Pineapple-Strawberry Cranberry Relish

4 reviews

My son is a strawberry fanatic. Anything with strawberries in it is a must-have in his book. I'll always remember...

Italian Pineapple Trifle

1 review

My grandmother made this rich, tempting trifle every year for our family’s Christmas Eve celebrations. Now I make it to...


Rosemary Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

When it's time to get back to baking, you'll want to try this delicious scratch pineapple upside-down cake with a...


Pineapple Upside-Down Muffin Cakes

2 reviews

A friend submitted this recipe to a cookbook our school district was compiling. The first time I made them, the...


Southern Pineapple Casserole

2 reviews

When I make pineapple casserole, I double the amount —because guests frequently request a second helping for dessert! Sweet-tangy fruit...

Magnificent Carrot Cake

6 reviews

If you’re looking for something a little more traditional, nothing says Easter like a homemade carrot cake covered in rich...


Makeover Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

8 reviews

Both of my boys loved this makeover version of a family favorite, and even my husband, who is a bit...


Pineapple Shrimp Spread

7 reviews

My aunt used to bring this dish to family gatherings. It brings back childhood memories for me. Today, it's my...


Fruit Salad with Vanilla

6 reviews

Peach pie filling is the secret ingredient in this crowd-pleasing salad. Make it throughout the year using whatever fruits are...


Fluffed Fruit Salad

1 review

I like this recipe since I can prepare it in advance when entertaining. Even people who don't care for cranberries...

Makeover Pineapple Casserole

8 reviews

When Sandy Moyer of Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania asked Light & Tasty to trim down her favorite site dish, we happily obliged....


Sweet Pineapple Casserole

3 reviews

This baked pineapple recipe has just the right amount of sweetness. It's a great accompaniment to any meaty entree. Using...


Apricot Gelatin Mold

3 reviews

My mother always made this apricot Jell-O salad for celebrations. When my husband and I were dating, he fell in...


Easy and Elegant Ham

13 reviews

I fix this moist, tender ham to serve my large family. It can be readied quickly in the morning, frees...


Sweet & Savory Pineapple Cheese Ball

5 reviews

One of my favorite dishes in childhood was my mom's pineapple and green pepper cheese ball. Now I make it,...