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Top 20 Recipes for Christmas

Find delicious holiday recipes, create a menu for Christmas dinner, and serve up the perfect holiday appetizer! From easy holiday appetizers to cute Christmas recipes, we've got you covered.

avocado appetizer holiday wreath

Avocado Appetizer Holiday Wreath

Everybody loves chips and dip for a party. In this recipe, guacamole is formed into the shape of a holiday wreath with edible ornaments and bows!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
crystallized ginger biscotti

Crystallized Ginger Biscotti

Crisp and fragrant, these seasonal biscotti feature crystallized ginger, cinnamon and almond extract. Perfect to dip into your morning coffee during the cold winter months!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
cranberry chutney and goat cheese appetizers

Cranberry Chutney and Goat Cheese Appetizers

These appetizers are easy yet sophisticated. Perfect for holiday get-togethers!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
jolly santa cookies

Jolly Santa Cookies

These cookies will be the highlight of your holiday cookie tray or the perfect gift for the Santa collector on your list!\

 

 

 

 

 

 
holiday spiced snack mix

Holiday Spiced Snack Mix

Sweet and savory flavors come together in a simple-to-make snack mix that feeds a crowd.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
homemade english toffee

Homemade English Toffee

English toffee is a classic Christmas treat and makes an impressive gift!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
cookies nuts and cream cake

Cookies, Nuts 'N Cream Cake

A phenomenal layered ice cream cake with wafer cookies, nuts, and more. This recipe from Fisher Nuts is a crowd pleasing dessert for a special occasion.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
gingerbread pancakes

Gingerbread Pancakes

Molasses, ginger and cinnamon add zing to ordinary pancakes. The secret is the addition of high fiber cereal in the batter. This breakfast isn’t as indulgent as it seems!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
snowman coconut cake

Snowman Coconut Cake

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow -- especially when it's fresh, sweet coconut falling on a moist cake covered with all sorts of candy!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
spiced mocha fudge cake

Spiced Mocha Fudge Cake

Sweet and spicy, this jolly holiday dessert has an eye-popping secret ingredient! The recipe comes from the kitchen of Food Network star Adam Gertler.

 

 

 

 

 

 
gingerbread banana pudding

Gingerbread Banana Pudding

Traditional banana pudding takes a fun and festive twist with the use of gingerbread man cookies.

 

 

 

 

 

 
red velvet whoopie pies

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Whoopie pies have become a phenomenon! This red velvet Christmas version has cream cheese filling mounded between two big, puffy cookies.

 

 

 

 

 

 
cajun candied pecans

Cajun Candied Pecans

Sugar and spice and all things nice for the holidays! These candied pecans are great for gifts or for snacking.

 

 

 

 

 

 
gingerbread cheesecake

Gingerbread Cheesecake

Julia Mastbrook from "Mommy Cooks" shares her outstanding holiday cheesecake recipe. Her blog emphasizes real meals for real families with step-by-step instructions that are aimed at both novice and seasoned cooks alike.

 

 

 

 

 
shrimp dip

Shrimp Dip

A creamy dip made with shrimp soup, cream cheese and hot sauce is perfect for scooping with veggies or crackers. I like to serve it with red and green veggies for a festive touch!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
caramel fudge truffles

Caramel Fudge Truffles

Truffles are an easy and decadent holiday treat. They look gorgeous in a tin and make a great gift!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
beef stew with herbed potato dumplings

Beef Stew with Herbed Potato Dumplings

There’s nothing like a hearty beef stew on a cold winter night. This recipe includes quick and easy herbed potato dumplings using convenient Hungry Jack products!

 

 

 

 

 

 
raspberry tiramisu trifle

Raspberry Tiramisu Trifle

This layered dessert looks like it took all day to make...but it is complete in just 20 minutes! It tastes as good as it looks with coffee-dipped cookies layered with sweetened cream cheese and raspberries.

 

 

 

 

 

 
cheese and olive appetizer tree

Cheese & Olive Appetizer Tree

Star-shaped cheese "ornaments" adorn an edible evergreen fashioned from pimiento-stuffed and Kalamata olives.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
christmas morning maple coffeecake

Christmas Morning Maple Coffeecake

I have been enjoying this decadent coffeecake every single Christmas morning for as long as I can remember. There is nothing like waking up Christmas morning to the smell of this coffeecake and the sight of stockings filled by Santa. Merry Christmas everyone!

 

 

 

 

 

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