Holidays Recipes

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond this year with our easy party ideas and holiday recipes that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Sweet and Savory Deviled Eggs

My Grandma Phyllis' sweet and savory deviled eggs are unrivaled by any of the ones I've tried. The sweetness of the cherries balances the heat of the jalapeno; celery and pickles give a nice crunch. These snacks are always a party pleaser. —Adrienne Vradenburg, Bakersfield, California

Turkey Corn Chowder

This thick and rich turkey corn chowder uses up Thanksgiving leftovers. Every so often, my grandmother would even add chopped...


Orange and Olives Salad

My grandmother made sure this Orange and Olives Salad was on our holiday table every year. It's so light and...


Cranberry Pumpkin Chutney

It's a waste to throw out carved jack-o'-lanterns after Halloween, so I decided to make a pumpkin chutney with them....


Chipped Beef Cheese Ball

This delicious appetizer is near and dear to our family. It is a symbol of our family's Christmas and New...

Cherry-Tarragon Holiday Dinner Rolls

My grandmother made these holiday dinner rolls for any big holiday, and we would all clamor at the table to...


Maple Miso Sweet Potato Casserole

This recipe takes a beloved holiday side dish and gives it a savory twist. —Sara Schwabe, Bloomington, Indiana

Honey-Kissed Savory Shortbread Crackers

It may seem like a lot of work to make homemade crackers. However, after you’ve tasted these sweet and savory...


Pomegranate Magic Bars

Pomegranates make dessert festive and bright with a burst of juicy sweetness. These pomegranate bars are no exception. —Lisa Keys,...


Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Cheesecake

This Kentucky bourbon pecan cheesecake will wow your guests and your taste buds. Serve in spring during the Kentucky Derby...


Classic Au Jus

After roasting prime rib, don't throw out those pan juices! Those drippings are the key to making this flavorful juice...

Easy Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

These easy chocolate pecan pie bars are made extra special with caramel sauce and chocolate whipped cream. For a decadent...


Mustard Barbecue Shaved Ham

This recipe makes enough ham sandwiches to feed a crowd and is so easy to put together. Have your butcher...


Buttery Mashed Potatoes

These creamy, buttery mashed potatoes use simple ingredients. The tricks are to use Yukon Gold potatoes and then to warm...


Nutella Cinnamon Rolls

These jumbo Nutella cinnamon rolls will stand alone at your next brunch. Bursting with chocolate, hazelnut, espresso and cinnamon, they...


Dutch-Oven Bread

Crackling homemade Dutch-oven bread makes an average day extraordinary. Enjoy this beautiful crusty bread recipe as is, or stir in...

Overnight Bacon and Swiss Breakfast

When we have overnight guests, I like to prepare things ahead of time so we can enjoy our company. It...


Bread Pudding Pie

This unique dessert is a bread pudding-pie combo. It was created by my paternal grandmother's family. They had a farm...


Fireball Pumpkin Pie

This Fireball pumpkin pie recipe takes the traditional fall dessert to a whole new level. Try adding whipped cream or...


35 Make-Ahead Christmas Desserts for Busy Bakers

The holiday season gets a little less hectic with these make-ahead sweets.


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Chocolate Babka

I love this chocolate babka. It's a rewarding recipe for taking the next step in your bread baking. Even if...


Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake

After making some delicious dessert bars, I was determined to turn the recipe into a chocolate peppermint cheesecake. This festive...


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Stamped Cutout Cookies

Rich, buttery sugar cookie cutouts like these never last long at a party. They're one of my favorite homemade Christmas...


Cinnamon Twirl Cookies

These rolled cookies are tasty and fun to make with your family. The sugary mixture of walnuts and cinnamon is...

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Chicken-Prosciutto Pinwheels in Wine Sauce

We host a large group for holiday meals, and these pinwheels always go over well alongside the regular dishes. I...


Ramen Noodle Cranberry Coleslaw

The deep red of the cranberries and red cabbage makes this a perfect fit for a Christmas spread. Adults and...


Spicy Cranberry Salsa

This beautiful holiday dish is a big hit at our house. We serve it on wheat or other crispy crackers....


Kumquat and Chocolate Cheesecake

We have a variety of fruit trees in our yard, including an orange and a kumquat tree. When I was...


Meringue-Topped Pecan Custard Pie

I only use this recipe on special occasions. It's an amazing variation on the pecan pie everyone knows—the filling is...


Steak & Prosciutto Skewers with Creamy Basil-Tarragon Sauce

These flavorful bites of marinated steak layered with prosciutto can be cooked on the grill or under the broiler, so...