Easter Appetizers

Get your Easter menu off to a great start with these easy appetizers. Choose from our recipes for festive dips and spreads to bite-size starters and -- what else? -- a pleasing platter of deviled eggs for perfect Easter appetizers.

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Deviled Quail Eggs with Black Caviar

Fine Cooking Books

This hors d'oeuvre is an elegant take on an American classic. Don't worry: You don't have to peel enough tiny quail eggs to make the filling, which uses larger chicken eggs. You can find quail eggs at some gourmet markets.

Sun Dried Tomato and Chive Deviled Eggs

The Food Channel

These handsome deviled eggs add bright color and flavor to your Easter buffet.

Fresh and Satisfying Spring Appetizers for Parties, Showers, and More

Whether you're hosting an Easter brunch or a wedding or baby shower, these seasonal spring appetizers will please any crowd.

Total: 45 mins

Deviled Eggs

Family Circle

Devilish Eggs

Fine Cooking Books

These deviled eggs have an indulgent filling boldly flavored with all the classic tongue-tingling tastes: mustard, hot sauce, and a spike of horseradish. They are garnished old-school style with a sprinkle of paprika, giving you everything you expect from traditional deviled eggs. The only unexpected thing is that these are good for you, thanks to my secret ingredient, silken tofu, which is so creamy and rich it lets you use less egg yolk and mayonnaise. Don't tell your guests and they'll never know. Just ask my husband, a self-proclaimed deviled egg connoisseur, who couldn't stop eating them.

Cream of Celery Soup

Atkins - Phase 3

This Recipe is appropriate for Phases 3 & 4 of the Atkins Diet. Join Atkins today to sign up for your Free Quick-Start Kit including 3 Atkins Bars and gain access to Free Tools and Community, as well as over 1,500 other Free Atkins-friendly Recipes.

Total: 1 hr 10 mins

Squash Blossoms with Pimento Ricotta

Food & Wine

Leigh Magar loves the fresh taste of edible flowers. For her, Matt Lee and Ted Lee created a new version of a Tuscan classic, fried squash blossoms stuffed with ricotta. They mix the ricotta with pimentos--an homage to pimento cheese, a Southern favorite--and serve the blossoms raw.

Total: 45 mins

Hot Fennel Cheese Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

Although chock-full of fennel, this super-thick and chunky dip will remind you of hot artichoke dip. Complete the snack by serving with fresh vegetables.

Petal Tea Sandwiches

Better Homes and Gardens

The petals and leaves of Signet marigolds flavor these cream cheese-filled luncheon sandwiches.

Asparagus Cheese Dip

Smithfield

A fresh spring appetizer!

Total: 10 mins

The Original Chocolate Fondue

Midwest Living

Milk chocolate, milk, and peanut butter make a simple sauce that's great to serve for dessert or as a sweet appetizer with fresh fruit or cake cubes.

Total: 15 mins

Three-Herb Deviled Eggs

Better Homes and Gardens

This appetizer recipe makes one whole egg per serving. For traditional deviled eggs, simply cut in half.

Spring Fennel and Pea Soup

Atkins - Phase 2

This Recipe is appropriate for Phases 2, 3, & 4 of the Atkins Diet. Join Atkins today to sign up for your Free Quick-Start Kit including 3 Atkins Bars and gain access to Free Tools and Community, as well as over 1,500 other Free Atkins-friendly Recipes.

Total: 45 mins

Scallop Cocktail with Avocado

Atkins - Phase 2

This Recipe is appropriate for Phases 2, 3, & 4 of the Atkins Diet. Join Atkins today to sign up for your Free Quick-Start Kit including 3 Atkins Bars and gain access to Free Tools and Community, as well as over 1,500 other Free Atkins-friendly Recipes.

Total: 1 hr 10 mins

Nanas Deviled Eggs

The Food Channel

Deviled eggs is a classic picnic favorite that always gets devoured quickly at potlucks and family gatherings. In fact, it's always a bit of a disappointment if someone doesn't bring them. The addition of crumbled bacon brings extra flavor to this version.

Potted Pepper Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

The original spicy dip recipe, from 1978, was spooned in green peppers and served with tortilla chips. This up-to-date version calls for colorful, vitamin-loaded pepper cups and assorted dippers of vegetables, breadsticks, and crackers.

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