Recipes For Your Easter Table

 

He is risen!

Easter Sunday is such a special day! I love starting out the day worshiping our risen Savior with fellow believers then gathering around the table with family or friends to share a meal together!

Here are some recipes that we enjoy.

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Potatoes Romanoff

These potatoes have been a long-time family favorite!

2 lbs potatoes, cooked, peeled, and shredded
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup green onion or onion, chopped
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon powdered garlic
1 cup cheddar cheese (divided)
Paprika

Mix together all ingredients and 1/2 cup of the cheese. Spread into a greased 9×11 baking pan. Top with remaining cheese. Sprinkle paprika on top. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until lightly golden.

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Vegetable Casserole

This side dish has become one of my cousin’s specialties to make during the holidays… and we all love her for it! It’s delicious!

 

 

Casserole:
2 cans shoepeg corn, drained
2 cans french green beans, drained
1 cup celery, chopped
4 T. onion, chopped
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1 cup sour cream
2 cans cream of celery soup
Salt and pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients together and place in a 9×13 pan or casserole dish.

Topping:
2 packs Ritz crackers
1 stick butter, melted

Crumble crackers and mix with melted butter. Sprinkle on top of casserole. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

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Peaches and Cream Pie

This recipe is like peach pie and cheesecake all rolled into one! It’s so yummy you’re sure to want another slice!

Makes 1 – Deep dish pie

Crust:
¾ cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
3.5 oz Cook and Serve vanilla pudding mix (NOT instant!)
1 egg
½ cup milk

Filling:
3.5 cups sliced peaches (canned or fresh), reserve the juice or syrup

Topping:
8oz cream cheese (softened)
⅓ cup sugar
3 tablespoons reserved peach syrup

Heat oven to 350*
Combine crust ingredients and beat for 2 minutes.
Pour into greased pie plate.
Arrange drained peaches over batter.
Combine topping ingredients and beat for 2 minutes.
Spoon mixture over peaches to within 1 inch of edge.
Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon if desired.
Bake for 40-45 minutes until center is set up.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs

I’m likely to drool just thinking about these yummy little treats that have become an Easter family tradition in our home.

1 cup margarine
1 cup butter
8 oz. cream cheese

2 ½ lbs. confectioners sugar
21 oz. peanut butter
3 lbs. chocolate

Cream butter/cheese. Slowly add the confectioners sugar, alternating with the vanilla and peanut butter until completely mixed. Chill two hours. Use a 1 tablespoon scoop and shape into eggs. Re-chill in fridge or freezer. Dip in melted chocolate to coat. Cool. Drizzle with melted chocolate. Trim off any excess chocolate.

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Pineapple Sauce for Ham

This turns a generic ham into something extra special! My family always makes this sauce whenever ham is served!

Yields about 2 cups

 

Ingredients:
1/4 cup sugar
¼ cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
¼ teaspoon salt
1-20oz can pineapple, tidbits or crushed
4 teaspoons mustard
3 tablespoons lemon juice
½ cup water

Mix all ingredients together in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil for one minute. Serve with ham.

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As you gather this Easter Sunday we hope the fellowship around your table is sweet because of Jesus Christ!

He is risen indeed!

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