32 Easy Easter Appetizer Ideas & Recipes | Parade

32 Easy Easter Appetizer Ideas & Recipes | Parade

From bunny bread to tulip tomatoes, these Easter appetizers bring all the wow.

Easter is for family time and no one likes to spend hours in the kitchen, when they could be spending time with their loved ones. That’s where these 30 quick and easy Easter appetizer recipes and ideas come in. Whether you’re hosting a party or family gathering, you’ll find guest-pleasing favorites in this collection of Easter menu ideas.

Easy Easter Appetizer Ideas

Most of these yummy Easter apps can be made ahead of time and are sure to be a hit, in addition to making your buffet spread an Insta-worthy affair. Along with the traditional ham and scalloped potatoes for Easter dinner, take your table to the next level with starters and snacks like: Easter Charcuterie Board, Deviled Eggs, Pastel Easter Eggs, Greek Triangles, Bunny Spinach Dip, Tulip Tomatoes, Peep Kabobs, Easter Egg Cheeseball and more. 

Related: 18 of the Most Fun and Festive Easter Desserts

32 Easter Appetizer Recipes

Easter Bread with Colored Eggs

This pretty Easter Bread loaf looks like it was made by a bakery, but it is so easy to pull off at home.

Get the recipe: Easter Bread with Colored Eggs

Jeffrey Gurwin

Ham and Corn Fritters

These crispy Ham and Corn Fritters are one delicious way to used leftover baked ham from Easter. 

Get the recipe: Ham and Corn Fritters

Teresa Blackburn

Guacamole Deviled Eggs

These melt in your mouth morsels combine the richness of spice and avocado with an old-time favorite.

Get the recipe: Guacamole Deviled Eggs

Moore or Less Cooking

Bacon Egg Hashbrown Muffins

A perfect brunch appetizer recipe. 

Get the recipe: Bacon Egg Hashbrown Muffins

Moore or Less Cooking

Greek Cheese Triangles

They are so easy to make and look so impressive! 

Get the recipe: Greek Cheese Triangles

Moore or Less Cooking

Easy Deviled Eggs

You can’t eat just one.

Get the recipe: Easy Deviled Eggs

Moore or Less Cooking

Spinach Puff Pastry

A quick and easy appetizer that is loved by all.

Get the recipe: Spinach Puff Pastry

Related: Amazing Easter Brunch Ideas

Moore or Less Cooking

Cranberry and Toasted Almond En Croute

A fancy way of saying amazing melted cheese with cranberries and almonds.

Get the recipe: Cranberry and Toasted Almond en Croute

Moore or Less Cooking

Bunny Bread

No one can resist this cute bread Bunny.

Get the recipe: Bunny Bread

Cincy Shopper

Easter Chicks Deviled Eggs

Whip them up quickly for your Easter appetizer.

Get the recipe: Easter Chicks Deviled Eggs

Cincy Shopper

Easter Carrot Cheese Ball

You can make a carrot-shaped cheeseball with just a couple of ingredients and a few minutes of time.

Get the recipe: Easter Carrot Cheese Ball

Cincy Shopper

Colored Easter Deviled Eggs

Traditional deviled egg filling and a splash of spring color to the whites.

Get the recipe: Colored Easter Deviled Eggs

Cincy Shopper

BBQ Little Smokies Crock Pot Recipe

Only three ingredients needed for this popular appetizer.

Get the recipe: BBQ Little Smokies Crock Pot Recipe

Eating on a Dime

Bacon-Wrapped Little Smokies Recipe

The best part is that you only need three simple ingredients and some plain toothpicks.

Get the recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Little Smokies Recipe

Related: How to Make an Easter Bunny Cake

Eating on a Dime

Tulip Tomatoes

An edible bouquet of tomatoes.

Get the recipe: Tulip Tomatoes

A Few Shortcuts

Cheddar and Herb Cheese Straws

These cheese straws are wildly addictive and just plain fun to serve.

Get the recipe: Cheddar & Herb Cheese Straws

Once Upon a Chef

Easter Peep Fruit Kabobs

Sweet Peeps combined with fruit on a stick.

Get the recipe: Easter Peep Fruit Kabobs

Amee’s Savory Dish

Sliced Baguette with Butter, Radishes and Sea Salt

A surprisingly delicious appetizer.

Get the recipe: Sliced Baguette with Butter, Radishes and Sea Salt

Once Upon a Chef

Pancetta Wrapped Asparagus

This dish sounds fancy, but is incredibly simple.  

Get the recipe: Pancetta Wrapped Asparagus

Once Upon a Chef

Herbed Cottage Cheese Spread

So garlicky and SO good.

Get the recipe: Herbed Cottage Cheese Spread

Once Upon a Chef

Easter Bunny Spinach Dip

Almost too cute to eat!

Get the recipe: Easter Bunny Spinach Dip

Related: 41 Easter-Themed Carrot Cake Desserts

It’s Always Autumn

Easter Charcuterie Board Appetizer

A festive Easter charcuterie board full of delicious bites of cheese, cured meats, fruit, veggies and sweets!

Get the recipe: Easter Charcuterie Board Appetizer

Reluctant Entertainer

Bunny Head Fresh Fruit Platter

A giant bunny head fruit platter is sure to bring a few smiles to the Easter party.

Get the Recipe: Bunny Head Fresh Fruit Platter

Worth Pinning

Easter Egg Cheeseballs

A classic cheeseball decorated for a unique Easter-themed appetizer.

Get the recipe: Easter Egg Cheeseballs

Frugal Mom Eh!

Lobster Deviled Eggs

An elegant, yet simple, appetizer.

Get the Recipe: Lobster Deviled Eggs

Dutch Farms

Easter Basket Relish Tray

A fun idea to transform those veggies into a work of art.

Get the Recipe: Easter Basket Relish Tray

Glitter and Goulash

Carrot Shaped Veggie Pizza

A great appetizer for your Easter party and healthy too!

Get the Recipe: Carrot Shaped Veggie Pizza

Hungry Happenings

Parmesan Asparagus Tart

A puff pastry crust, creamy Parmesan ricotta filling and fresh asparagus on top.

Get the Recipe: Parmesan Asparagus Tart 

Related: 45 Easy Easter Brunch Ideas


Veggie Tray

You can add just about anything you want and it only takes a few minutes to put together. 

Get the Recipe: Veggie Tray 

Lil’ Luna

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

These stuffed mushrooms are loaded with flavor and really stand out as a holiday party appetizer.

Get the Recipe: Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms 

Natashas Kitchen

Mini Spinach Quiche

A cute mini quiche filled with spinach and bacon is a delicious Easter brunch appetizer.

Get the recipe: Mini Spinach Quiche


Sweet, Spicy and Salty Candied Pecans (AKA “Crack Nuts”)

Four simple ingredients to make them.

Get the recipe: Sweet, Spicy and Salty Candied Pecans (AKA “Crack Nuts”)

Once Upon a Chef

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