From our best Christmas cookies to festive Yuletide menus, we’ve got recipes to help you plan perfect Christmas parties, dinner on Christmas Day, holiday brunches, plus a special plate of cookies for Santa’s visit on Christmas Eve.
Roasted Turkey Stock
Don’t toss that holiday turkey after everyone’s had their fill—it’s perfect for making a rich stock.
White Chocolate Layer Cake with Cranberry Filling and Orange Frosting
This cake hits the holiday flavor trifecta with white chocolate, cranberries and orange.
Peppermint Layer Cake with White Chocolate Frosting
The flavor of Christmas candy canes makes this snowy white cake as delicious to eat as it looks.
Use this fresh filling in tiny tartlets for a healthy appetizer or toss with pasta for an on-the-go dinner.
Donsuemor Almond Roca Mocha Cake Bites
Crumble cakes by hand in large bowl. Put aside. Prepare frosting by creaming butter with mixer. Add cocoa powder and mix. Slowly add coffee being…
Donsuemor Madeleine Cheesecake Pops
Picture-perfect cake pops are darling for gifting and delicious for nibbling.
HamBob’s Old-Fashioned Molasses Cookies
These are our go-to molasses cookies—super simple and kids love them.
Chocolate Walnut Cream Cake
With ground almonds and walnuts and breadcrumbs instead of flour, this cake is topped with a luscious buttercream frosting. Use gluten-free bread for a gluten-free cake.
Creamy Seafood Newburg
This creamy rich, decadent first course from The Brandywine Inn in Monroe, Ohio, is best in small amounts for special occasions.
Vanilla Parsnip Puree
Sweet parsnips and musky vanilla pair beautifully in this side dish from Black Cat Farm Table Bistro in Boulder, Colo.
Chock full of nuts, dried fruit, and spices—panforte is delicious with after-dinner coffee.
Raspberry, Lemon and Almond Friands
These little cupcakes are light as air but somehow rich at the same time. They’re filled with almonds and fresh raspberries.