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Christmas Food, Recipes, and Cooking

Favorite Christmas recipes, including cookies, desserts, dinner recipes, and gifts to make.
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Christmas Cookie Recipes and Tips
Here you'll find a variety of great tasting Christmas cookies from traditional to a little different. Choose from a variety of favorites, along with decorating ideas, freezing tips, and more.

Red Velvet Cake Recipes
Here are some favorite red velvet cake recipes, along with red velvet cupcakes and red velvet whoopie pies.

Blueberry Muffin Mix in a Jar
This simple blueberry mix makes a nice gift to give with a tag and instructions for making the muffins.

Gifts from Your Kitchen
Here are plenty of ideas for food gifts, including pancake mixes, cookie mixes, brownie and pie mixes, vanilla sugar, syrup, dressing, instant cocoa, and many  more.

Hot Spiced Tea
Cranberry juice and citrus peel make this a delicious holiday spiced tea. Serve this tea hot with cinnamon sticks if desired.

Christmas Dinner Recipes
If you're looking for Christmas dinner ideas and recipes, choose from dozens of appetizers, roasts, side dishes, desserts, salads, and much more.

Festive Fruitcake Bars Recipe - Christmas Bars With Candied Fruit and Pecans
These festive little spiced bars are loaded with chopped candied fruits, dates, and chopped pecans. These are perfect for holiday guests and family.

Mincemeat and Apple Dessert
This is an apple dessert made with the addition of prepared mincemeat, chocolate, dates, and nuts. 

Easy Rum Eggnog Cake

 This eggnog cake is baked in a Bundt cake pan. Ingredients include a packaged cake mix, rum, nutmeg, eggnog, and butter. It's an easy cake to make for the holidays.

Christmas Potpourri

 Cinnamon sticks, cloves, and citrus are combined and simmered to make your house smell like holiday baking.

Sweet Potato Cake With Bourbon and Pecans
This is a flavorful holiday cake made with sweet potatoes, raisins, bourbon, and other ingredients. It's an egg-free and low fat cake for the holidays.

Easy Christmas Ornaments - Christmas Ornament Recipe
Christmas ornament recipe,baked and decorated.

Christmas Eggnog Pie
Eggnog pie recipe made with eggnog, gelatin, and a baked pie shell, along with whipped cream or whipped topping and chocolate garnish.

Grand Marnier Poppy Seed Cake
This is a moist, delicious cake to bake for the holidays. Use a little higher ratio of Grand Marnier to orange juice for a more "spirited" flavor.

Christmas Fruitcake Cookies
Christmas cookies with candied fruits and pecans. Christmas lizzies, or fruitcake cookies with a little bourbon.

Festive Party Eggnog Recipe
Eggnog with nutmeg and eggs, along with milk, sugar, and optional rum or brandy. A festive party eggnog recipe for Christmas.

Cranberry Sangria Recipe - Christmas Sangria Recipe
This is a festive Christmas sangria recipe, made with cranberry juice, orange and lemon slices, and Port wine.

Cranberry Punch Recipe
This Christmas punch is made with cranberry juice, pineapple juice, orange juice, and ginger ale.

Christmas Chiffon Cake - Lemon Chiffon Cake for the Holidays
A Christmas chiffon cake recipe, with lemon, egg yolks, vanilla, and more. A lemon chiffon cake.

Coffee Eggnog Punch Recipe - Christmas Eggnog Punch
A Christmas punch recipe made with eggnog, coffee and coffee ice cream, whiskey or bourbon, and spices.

Quick and Easy Party Snacks and Appetizers
From cheese straws and sugared almonds to tortilla roll-ups and popcorn balls, you're sure to find some great ideas and recipes in this list.

Fruitcake Recipes

 Here you'll find a variety of fruitcake recipes, along with tips for mixing and baking fruitcakes.

Christmas Bourbon Balls - Bourbon Ball Recipe
Bourbon balls are made with vanilla wafers, bourbon, chopped pecans or walnuts, chocolate cocoa, and powdered sugar. Easy bourbon balls with cocoa.

Party Ham Rolls - Little Ham Sandwiches for the Holidays
Easy party ham rolls are always a hit. Party ham roll recipe with mustard, ham, and cheese.

Taco Seasoning Mix - Taco Seasoning Recipe
Taco seasoning recipe with chili powder, cumin, onion, and other ingredients.

Christmas Tree Coffee Cake - Easy Christmas Coffee Cake Recipe
An easy coffee cake made in the shape of a Christmas Tree. Christmas Tree coffee cake recipe for the holidays.

Brunch Casserole - Sausage and Egg Casserole Recipe
This brunch casserole recipe is made with hard cooked eggs, pork sausage, milk, butter, and corn. A delicious brunch casserole.

Christmas Wreath Coffee Cake - Holiday Coffee Cake Recipe
A Christmas coffee cake baked in a ring mold baking pan. Christmas wreath coffee cake recipe.

Holiday Goose With Fruit - Christmas Goose Recipe
A holiday goose recipe, made with fruit stuffing.

Cream Cheese Cookies - Christmas Cookie With Cream Cheese and Coconut
Cream cheese cookie recipe - Christmas Cookies.

Veggie Pizza Recipe - Delicious Vegetable Pizza Appetizer
The ever-popular veggie pizza recipe, using a variety of chopped vegetables on a crescent roll dough with ranch dressing sauce. Delicious take-along for any party or get together.

Christmas Tree Cookies - Big Christmas Trees
Sugar cookie dough is shaped then arranged in the shape of a big Christmas tree. A fun Christmas cookie recipe.

Birch Tree Cookies - White Birch Cookies
Christmas birch tree cookie logs with melted white chocolate coating and a little semisweet chocolate for decoration.

German Butter Cookies - German-Style Butter Cookies
A thumbprint cookie with jam center, German butter cookies.

Sausage - Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe - Stuffed Mushrooms With Sausage
Mushrooms are stuffed with browned sausage, bread crumbs, and mozzarella cheese. Sausage stuffed mushroom recipe.

Ritz Butterscotch Cookies - Ritz Cracker Treat Recipe
An easy holiday treat, or Christmas cookie, these are made with Ritz crackers, butterscotch chips, and peanut butter.

Magic Cookie Bars - Christmas Magic Cookie Bar Recipe
Magic cookie bars with butter and graham cracker crumbs, along with chopped nuts and chocolate chips.

Rocky Road Fudge - Holiday Fudge Recipe
This rocky road fudge is easy to make, with peanuts and miniature marshmallows. A rocky road fudge recipe.

Holiday Treats - Cereal Treats
Cereal holiday treat recipe with Kix or other cereal.

Candy Cane Cookies - Christmas Candy Canes
Candy cane cookies, made with tinted cookie dough shaped to look like candy canes.

Christmas Cookies - Rolled Christmas Cookie Cut Outs
Christmas cookie recipe with decorator sprinkles, cut out into Christmas shapes.

Southwestern Crescent Snacks - Crescent Roll Dough Appetizer Recipe
This snack is a crescent roll dough appetizer with ham, green pepper, onion, and a little mustard. A ham appetizer recipe.

Pesto Cheesecake Recipe - Savory Holiday Cheesecake
A cheesecake made with an easy pesto layer, for holiday parties. A holiday appetizer cheesecake recipe.

Christmas Sugar Cookies - Sugar Cookie Recipe
Christmas sugar cookies with shortening and butter, and a sprinkling of colored sugar for Christmas. A sugar cookie recipe.

Reindeer Cookie Recipe - Christmas Cookie Recipe
Reindeer cookies are peanut butter cookies in the shape of reindeer, for Christmas cookie baking.

Oatmeal Lace Cookies - Oatmeal Cookie Recipe
Oatmeal lace cookies are very thin oatmeal cookies with oats and currants. An oatmeal cookie recipe.

Christmas Cheese Ball - Cheese Ball Recipe
This cheese ball recipe includes cream cheese, Cheddar, onion, garlic, and chopped pecans or walnuts. A holiday cheese ball recipe.

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