As the Christmas season draws near, I know it can be hard sometimes to put together a menu that not only dazzles but also satisfies everyone’s cravings for those holiday flavors we all know and love.

Look no further! I’ve gathered up a Christmas menu that promises to delight your family and friends (young and old alike!) Included are appetizers, side dishes, main dishes, and of course, some decadent desserts! All of these recipes are put together to add that special touch of warmth onto your dining table this festive season.

Appetizers

holiday veggie trays

Christmas Tree Shaped Veggie Tray

Christmas Wreath and Christmas Tree Veggie Trays are perfect and super simple designs to make for your holiday gatherings.  CHRISTMAS TREE AND CHRISTMAS WREATH VEGGIE TRAY IDEAS One of the first foods to disappear at any gathering is the veggie tray. I think most people like to nibble as they hang out. And veggies aren’t…
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Close up square image of finished Rudolph Cheeseball on platter with crackers.

Rudolph Cheeseball

Tasty, easy and fun, this Rudolph Cheeseball recipe uses minimal ingredients and is the perfect appetizer for all your holiday festivities! A FUN RUDOLPH APPETIZER RECIPE How adorable is this cheeseball?! With cream cheese, cheddar cheese, everything bagel seasoning and chopped pecans, it has so much flavor. Then you just pop on some olives, pretzels…
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Main Dishes

Brown Sugar Glazed Ham recipe from The Country Cook.

Brown Sugar Glazed Ham

Cooked to perfection, this Brown Sugar Glazed ham is full of flavor! Brushed with a thick glaze, it comes out so tender and is the perfect holiday centerpiece! A TASTY HOLIDAY HAM RECIPE When it comes to a holiday main dish, you absolutely cannot go wrong with this Brown Sugar Glazed Ham. With a delicious…
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Side Dishes

Serving utensil in a container of Ham Mac and Cheese.

Crock Pot Ham Mac and Cheese

Got leftover ham? With this creamy, cheesy Crock Pot Ham Mac and Cheese recipe, you don’t even need to boil the noodles first! A CREAMY CHEESY COMFORT FOOD RECIPE This Crock Pot Ham Mac and Cheese is the perfect recipe to make for dinner this week (or for whenever you’ve got some leftover ham you…
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Close up looking at some green beans made in the crock pot.

Slow Cooker Green Beans

Tender green beans, perfect seasoning and crunchy bacon pieces bring all the flavor to these Slow Cooker Green Beans! You’ll love how easy this recipe is! AN EASY VEGGIE SIDE DISH Slow Cooker Green Beans might just be the side dish you need for your next meal! Cooking your delicious green beans in a slow…
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Square photo with Homemade Yeast Rolls being brushed with butter.

Homemade Dinner Rolls (+Video)

These Homemade Dinner Rolls are so light, fluffy and buttery! A delicious bread recipe that is a great accompaniment to any meal! A DELICIOUS HOMEMADE ROLL RECIPE One recipe that I think everyone should have is a good recipe for Homemade Yeast Rolls. I know some people can be intimidated by making bread and working…
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Desserts

Square image close up of Christmas Yule Log Cake showing inside swirl.

Christmas Yule Log Cake

A classic holiday dessert, this Christmas Yule Log Cake (also called Buche de Noel) is a show-stopping chocolate cake, with a cream filling and topped with chocolate ganache. BUCHE DE NOEL I absolutely love this Christmas Yule Log Cake. It has been one of those cakes that have stunned guests for a long time. Yule…
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I hope these recipes create unforgettable Christmas memories through the magic of delicious food! May you have a festive and flavorful Christmas season!