Photos: Quick and Easy Holiday Menu

Spend more time mixing and mingling and less time in the kitchen, with our easiest holiday menu.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Soft Cheese Board

Rachael's cheese board is a snap to put together, with tangy blue cheese, soft goat cheese and creamy brie served with crusty bread, grapes and nuts.

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Cheaters Hazelnut Sandwich Cookies

Starting with refrigerated sugar-cookie dough is the trick to making these simple yet festive cookies.

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Raspberry Trifle With Rum Sauce

Sandra Lee's individually sized trifles pack lots of flavor for minimal effort: Rum extract and fresh berries jazz up prepared vanilla pudding and pound cake.

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Sandra Lee's Mushroom Walnut Tarts

Sandra's easy, savory tarts make an elegant appetizer for your next holiday gathering.

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Rachael’s Christmas Pasta

Rachael's substantial, meat-filled sauce is a cinch to make for your holiday spread. As guests are coming and going throughout the day, cook off only as much pasta as you need, as the sauce will only become increasingly flavorful as it sits.

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