23 Christmas Recipes so Delicious Santa’s Checking them Twice

By: Avatar photo Andy Jones Updated: Mar 10, 2024


If you clicked on this article, chances are you’re a food lover looking for some new holiday meal inspiration (or you happened to click on this link by mistake, in which case I encourage you to stay). Nonetheless, you have come to the right place. We’re going to show you 23 wonderful Christmas recipes that will change the way you prepare your holiday meals. Simple, but still oh-so satisfying, these ideas are sure to become a regular on your menu long after the holidays have passed.

Shine New Light on your Holiday Meals

23 Christmas Recipes so Delicious Santa's Checking them Twice

With Christmas just around the corner, the internet is buzzing, as usual, with all the latest and greatest recipes. From appetizers to the main course, you are guaranteed to find tens, hundreds, even thousands, of delicious Christmas recipe ideas all over Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram and various food blogs alike. But what really says “Christmas” better than a decadent, easy-to-make, festive holiday dessert? If you’re like the rest of us, after that savory meal you’re bound to enjoy, you’re going to want to sink your teeth into something sweet.

Discovering new recipes, or putting fresh, new twists on classic recipes, can be an easy, and fun, way to satisfy all of your regular, everyday cravings in a brand new, and even healthier way. Eating the same meals over and over can cause you to become burned-out on some of your favorite foods, which can cause you to become trapped in this seemingly never ending cycle of “I’m hungry, but nothing sounds good”; but fret not. In this article, you’ll come across plenty of fun Christmas recipe ideas that can help to satisfy all your holiday cravings, without eating all the same, basic meals that you’ve made time and time again.

1. Reindeer Chow (Muddy Buddies)

Detailed recipe and credit – thissillygirlslife.com

2. Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

Detailed recipe and credit – lemon-sugar.com

3. Bacon and Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Detailed recipe and credit – lovefoodies.com

4. Christmas Cranberry Pound

Detailed recipe and credit – omgchocolatedesserts.com

5. Cranberry and Feta Pinwheels

Detailed recipe and credit – the-girl-who-ate-everything.com

6. Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Detailed recipe and credit – cookingclassy.com

7. Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Detailed recipe and credit – damndelicious.net

8. Cranberry Orange Holiday Punch

Cranberry Orange Holiday Punch

Detailed recipe and credit – thegunnysack.com

9. Maple Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash

Maple Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash

Detailed recipe and credit – lifemadesweeter.com

10. Gingerbread Oreo No Bake Mini Cheesecakes

Gingerbread Oreo No Bake Mini Cheesecakes

Detailed recipe and credit – mybakingaddiction.com

11. Pork Tenderloin

Pork Tenderloin

Detailed recipe and credit – deliciousshots.blogspot.co.id

12. Slow Cooker Gingerbread Latte

Slow Cooker Gingerbread Latte

Detailed recipe and credit – thecookierookie.com

13. Christmas Sangria

Christmas Sangria

Detailed recipe and credit – cakenknife.com

14. Overnight Cinnamon Apple Baked French Toast Casserole

Overnight Cinnamon Apple Baked French Toast Casserole

Detailed recipe and credit – lifeloveandsugar.com

15. White Christmas Truffle Cake

White Christmas Truffle Cake

Detailed recipe and credit – vikalinka.com

16. Festive Filled Brioche Centrepiece with Baked Camembert

Festive Filled Brioche Centrepiece with Baked Camembert

Detailed recipe and credit – bbcgoodfood.com

17. Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

Detailed recipe and credit – spicysouthernkitchen.com

18. Prime Rib Roast With Garlic And Rosemary

Prime Rib Roast With Garlic And Rosemary

Detailed recipe and credit – blogs.nordstrom.com

19. Spiced Hot Fruit Bake

Spiced Hot Fruit Bake

Detailed recipe and credit – cottercrunch.com

20. Bacon-wrapped Pork Loin

Bacon-wrapped Pork Loin

Detailed recipe and credit – thecookiewriter.com

21. Baked Ham With Brown Sugar Glaze

Baked Ham With Brown Sugar Glaze

Detailed recipe and credit – aspicyperspective.com

22. Slow-cooked Roast Beef

Slow-cooked Roast Beef

Detailed recipe and credit – cooking.nytimes.com

23. English Christmas Trifle

English Christmas Trifle

Detailed recipe and credit – whatagirleats.com

For many people, Christmas is a celebration of food, family, and festivities; this is the time to rock orange nails, pile your gifts high, and stack your plates higher. However, no one ever said preparing for Christmas was meant to be simple. Typically jam-packed full of secret gift planning, present wrapping, and countless hours of decorating, the holidays can become quite stressful for many of us – especially parents and grandparents, or those with large families. After all this festive winter madness is finally over, you’re probably going to want to wind down with a hot cup of peppermint cocoa, grab a clean plate, and enjoy the sweet bliss that comes with your favorite Christmas meals, or maybe even come across a new favorite recipe!

These tasty meal options will blow your mind -as well as your taste buds- and have all of your guests bee lining for a second, or third, helping! As astounding as these recipes are, saving your leftovers won’t even be of concern. Regardless of however you may choose to celebrate, or what your family traditions may be, these 23 recipes are guaranteed to shine a new light on your holiday meal experience. So get ready to challenge your tongue, break out of your comfort zone and start baking!

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Andy focuses on getting readers familiar with the latest and trendiest hairstyles. There’s pretty much no style she has yet to try, and her mission is to help everyone find the perfect look they seek. When Andy is not gushing about hairstyles, she spends most of her time reading through her giant collection of sci-fi books or watching old Star Trek shows. See all articles from Andy.