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Easy American Traditional Easter Recipes

Easter is one of the most important celebrations in  Christianity. It doesn’t matter if you’re following the Catholic, Orthodox, or any other teachings of the Christian religion; we all celebrate Easter, although in a slightly different manner.

These are Easy American Traditional Easter Recipes that many of you might be familiar with if you live in the United States. 

No matter the size or style of your Easter feast, these party-ready recipes will please everyone at your table. 

These are Easy Traditional Easter Recipes that many of you might be familiar with, if you live in United States. For the ones who are wondering what Americans eat for Easter, though, this list might look interesting.

However, these recipes might be popular for Easter, but many of them can be made all year round when you entertain. 

Classic Glazed Ham

Ham is popular because it is accessible and easy to cook. It is used traditionally for most holiday meals, and it is usually already cooked.

I have here a few recipes of ham that you will like. All of them are easy to put together and delicious.

Baked Ham With Brown Sugar Glaze- Cooked by Julie

Bourbon Brown Sugar Glazed Ham- What A Girl Eats

Spiral-cut, bourbon and brown sugar glazed ham.

Best Instant Pot Ham- Sweet And Savory Meals

Slow cooker Ham With Honey Marmalade Mustard Glaze- Good Life Eats


Lamb is not as popular in America as you might think, but plenty of people enjoy having it once in a while. Most lamb meat comes from Australia or New Zeeland; therefore, it is more expensive and less available.

Easy Lamb Chops Recipe For The Oven- Eating Richly

Easy Lamb Chops in Oven Recipe

One Pot Lamb Stew- Curry Trail

Roasted Lamb Chops- Pinch And Swirl


Roasted Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin- The Bossy Kitchen

Roasted Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin1

Scalloped Potatoes

Comforting and delicious, the scalloped potatoes are an excellent side dish everyone loves.

Easy Scalloped Potatoes in Instant Pot- Recipes From A Pantry

Mashed Potatoes

Who doesn’t love those? With bacon or without garlic or cheese, mashed potatoes are loved and desired on every table.

Pancetta Cheddar Mashed Potatoes- Live Your Life Wild And Free

Easy Creamy Mashed Potatoes- Plating Pixels

Cheesy potatoes

Cheesy potatoes, cheesy hash browns, or funeral potatoes are shredded or cubed potatoes baked with cheese and creamy ingredients. More popular in the Midwest because of the colder climate, this dish is always present for gatherings.

The Best Cheesy Potatoes- Pinch And Swirl

Cheesy Potatoes being served

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potato Casserole- The Food Hussy

Savory Sweet Potato Casserole

Glazed Carrots

Brown Butter Honey Glazed Carrots- A Gouda Life

Deviled Eggs

Extremely popular and loved. There are millions of versions of these deviled eggs, so here you have some options to choose from.

Deviled Eggs- Beyond the Chicken Coop

Classic Deviled Egg made with mayonnaise and mustard

Classic Deviled Eggs- Sue Bee Homemaker

Classic Deviled Eggs in the pressure cooker- A Nerd Cooks

Green beans

Because we need some vegetables on the table, something that is not a potato.

Healthy Green Bean Casserole- Whole New Mom

Green Bean and Potato Salad- The Bossy Kitchen

Green Bean And Potato Salad11

Other vegetables

Green Peas With Mint- The Bossy Kitchen

Super Easy Green Peas with Mint Recipe44

Easy Creamy Spinach- The Bossy Kitchen

Easy Creamy Spinach1

Bread Rolls

Homemade Dinner Rolls- Beyond The Chicken Coop

Homemade Dinner Rolls made into a fan shape.

Best Homemade Dinner Rolls- Of Batter And Dough

Hot Cross Buns and other sweet breads

These types of bread are traditional Easter breads all over the world. In my house, there is no Easter unless we have some form of sweet bread on the table.

Hot Cross Buns With Chocolate-Sandra Easy Cooking

Hot Cross Buns with Chocolate

Sweet Keto Challah Bread Recipe (Braided)- Low Carb- No Carb


What kind of Easter meal would this be without a dessert?

Gluten-Free cheesecake- Dr. Davinah Seats

Banana Pudding Cheesecake-Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch

Easter Cupcakes-Cookie Named Desire

Easy Lavender Citrus Curd Pie- The Bossy Kitchen

Easy Lavender Citrus Pie

The Best Carrot Cake Recipe-Sugar Spun Run

Moist Carrot Cake With Pineapple- Cup Cake Project

Classic Lemon Bars With  Shortbread Crust- Renee Nicole’s Kitchen

And there is more. Here you can find another collection of recipes that might interest you for this Easter. 

Easy American Traditional Easter Recipes

Easy Easter recipes that everyone loves.

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Snack Rules

Tuesday 16th of April 2019

Thanks for including my recipe. Great list! Sharing to social media.

Cynthia | What A Girl Eats

Tuesday 16th of April 2019

I want to try all of these! I love traditional recipes, especially for a holiday meal! Thank you for including my bourbon ham!

The Bossy Kitchen

Tuesday 16th of April 2019

Cynthia, you are very welcome!