Christmas Recipes

Cookies to decorate. Christmas dinner ideas. Party traditions like pudding and cake. See top recipes, videos and get tips from home cooks like you for making this Christmas special.

Marzipan Christmas Kringle (Juleskringle)
WOLSELEY

Marzipan Christmas Kringle (Juleskringle)

This almond-filled pastry is perfect for Christmas breakfast or dessert. It's traditionally baked in a pretzel shape.

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Christmas Reindeer Cupcakes
rasckus

Christmas Reindeer Cupcakes

These cute reindeer cupcakes are the perfect dessert for Christmas and kids can help in the decorating by attaching Rudolph's red candy nose.

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Double-Decker Marshmallow Fudge
Mackenzie Schieck

Double-Decker Marshmallow Fudge

Rich chocolate fudge is topped with a layer of homemade marshmallow in this truly decadent double-deck marshmallow fudge recipe.

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Amazingly Good Eggnog
NATALIESMOM

Amazingly Good Eggnog

It's taken me several years to perfect this recipe. Now everyone asks, 'When are you making the eggnog?!' This uses cooked eggs for safety, and you can use more or less rum to taste.

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Buche de Noel
TYRARACHELE

Buche de Noel

This Yule Log is a heavenly flourless chocolate cake rolled with chocolate whipped cream.

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Christmas Stollen
Lee Smith

Christmas Stollen

A German Christmas tradition, this sweet yeast bread is packed with dried fruits, with a ribbon of marzipan in the middle.

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Eggnog Cheesecake III
Bill Sinclair

Eggnog Cheesecake III

A graham cracker crust is filled with a decadent mixture of cream cheese, sugar, eggnog and a hint of rum. Garnish with whipped cream and colored sugar, if desired.

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Grandma's Gingerbread Pancakes
CKINCAID1

Grandma's Gingerbread Pancakes

Ginger, vanilla, and molasses make these dark pancakes taste like gingerbread!

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Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
Dora

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Crisp edges, chewy middles, and so, so easy to make. Try this wildly-popular chocolate chip cookie recipe for yourself.

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Banana Banana Bread
Shelley Albeluhn

Banana Banana Bread

This banana bread recipe is moist and delicious, with loads of banana flavor. It's wonderful toasted!

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Banana Crumb Muffins
Lisa K

Banana Crumb Muffins

A basic banana muffin is made extraordinary with a brown sugar crumb topping that will melt in your mouth.

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Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie
ELIZABETHBH

Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie

Make bakery-style chocolate chip cookies with these tips.

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Award Winning Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies
Debbi Borsick

Award Winning Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here's an Allrecipes classic and much-loved chocolate chip cookie recipe that uses instant pudding mix in the batter.

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The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies
J. Saunders

The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies

Perfect for decorating! These classic sugar cookies are great for cookie-cutting and decorating during the holidays or anytime you feel festive.

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Mom's Zucchini Bread
v monte

Mom's Zucchini Bread

A moist and delicious zucchini bread flavored with walnuts and cinnamon. Easy to bake and freeze, this recipe makes two loaves.

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Janet's Rich Banana Bread
vjonsson

Janet's Rich Banana Bread

Sour cream guarantees a moist and tender loaf. And bananas are sliced instead of mashed in this recipe, giving a concentrated banana taste in every bite.

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Easy Sugar Cookies
Stephanie

Easy Sugar Cookies

Quick and easy sugar cookies! Terrific plain or with candies in them. This recipe uses basic ingredients you probably already have.

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Too Much Chocolate Cake
Denise

Too Much Chocolate Cake

Start with a box of chocolate cake mix and add a few ingredients like sour cream and chocolate chips to make a moist, intensely-flavored chocolate cake that will win you First Prize from your friends and family.

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Taco Seasoning I
BILL ECHOLS

Taco Seasoning I

Chili powder, cumin, paprika, and a few other easy-to-find spices make up this taco mix recipe. Cheaper than packaged versions!

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Chantal's New York Cheesecake
Taliesen

Chantal's New York Cheesecake

Why go to the Cheesecake Factory to get a taste of this favorite dessert when you can make your own cheesecake at home with this recipe?

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Carrot Cake III
Tammy Elliott

Carrot Cake III

A simple, moist, yummy carrot cake with cream cheese frosting.

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Big Soft Ginger Cookies
AMY1028

Big Soft Ginger Cookies

Made with a hint of molasses, these ginger cookies stay soft for days.

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Amish White Bread
Peg

Amish White Bread

This recipe will give you two loaves of plain, sweet white bread that are quick and easy to make.

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Banana Sour Cream Bread
Esther Nelson

Banana Sour Cream Bread

Sour cream gives a tangy twist to this otherwise traditional banana bread recipe.

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Beth's Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Beth Sigworth

Beth's Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

With a little experimenting, I came up with these chewy, spicy, oatmeal raisin cookies. They make your kitchen smell wonderful while they are baking. They almost remind me of Christmas because the spices smell so good.

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Brooke's Best Bombshell Brownies
BROOKE

Brooke's Best Bombshell Brownies

Seduction straight from the oven! Rich, dark, and chocolatey, this brownie recipe uses cocoa powder, semi-sweet chocolate morsels, and butter, of course, to make an ultra intense chocolate treat.

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Annie's Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips
Ann Page

Annie's Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips

This delicious salsa made with fresh kiwis, apples and berries is a sweet, succulent treat when served on homemade cinnamon tortilla chips. Enjoy it as a summer appetizer or an easy dessert.

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Iced Pumpkin Cookies
Gina

Iced Pumpkin Cookies

These wonderful iced pumpkin spice cookies are a great fall treat made from canned pumpkin and drizzled with glaze.

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