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.
Chocolate Peppermint Souffles
Serve these at your next Christmas dinner and your guests will ooh and aah. Souffles can be prepared up to 3 days in advance and the sauce 1 day in advance, leaving you time for other dinner preparations.
Santa’s Little Walnut Helpers
Topping: In small mixing bowl stir together sugar, sour cream and cinnamon until smooth. Stir in walnuts; set aside. Dough: In mixing bowl bream butter…
Walnut and Panko Shrimp with Ginger-Orange Dipping Sauce
This East-meets-West baked shrimp offers up a light and tasty appetizer. Serve with a gingery citrus sauce.
Walnut Cranberry Truffles
Studded with dried cranberries and rolled in chopped walnuts, these chocolate truffles are the perfect small-bite dessert.
As one of the great compliments to any fall or winter meal, this lower saturated fat and calorie version of stuffing provides a delicious option for cooks. “Use a really tasty whole wheat bread,” suggests creator Mollie Katzen, “The better the bread, the better the result!”
Squash with Walnuts and Thyme
Enjoy this seasonal favorite without any of the excess fat and calories
In a small bowl, cover the raisins with water and let sit 1 minute then drain. Let the raisins stand for 30 minutes, to absorb…
Fish Stew with California Raisins
After the holidays, forget tradition and make this with poached fresh cod, salmon or halibut instead of dried salt cod.
Alsatian Crustless Breakfast Tarts
Brighten up brunch with these delightfully delicate egg and onion tarts.
Swedish Butter Cookies (Mandel Kakor)
These buttery almond-infused cookies are perfect for gifting—they keep beautifully.