The Kitchen's Best Christmas Recipes

Suprise your holiday guests with our favorite mouthwatering Christmas recipes from The Kitchen.

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Christmas Wreath Salad

Matching your holiday decor, this Christmas Wreath Salad with kale, cranberries and pine nuts is the perfect ornament for your dinner spread.

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Stromboli Bread Wreath

Festively designed as a wreath, this stromboli is packed with Italian sausage and all your favorite Italian deli meats and cheeses. One reviewer described it as "dangerously delicious." It even has a convenient center to place your favorite dipping sauce.

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Sunny's Hot Ham and Cheese Wreath

No need to start from scratch! Sunny’s party appetizer recipe uses store-bought crescent roll dough for easy prep.

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Rudolph's Cranberry Antlers Cocktail

Light up your night with Rudolph’s sweet Cranberry Antlers Cocktail infused with fresh rosemary, maple syrup and sweet vermouth.

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Holiday Sausage Strata

Loaded with your favorite breakfast or Italian sausage, the Holiday Sausage Strata is a simple and decadent dish perfect for breakfast on Christmas morning. The buttery and cheesy flavor of this dish will have you coming back for seconds...and maybe even thirds!

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Pomegranate Holiday Salad

Topped with ruby-red pomegranate seeds, fresh oranges and crunchy pecans, this holiday salad is a quick and easy addition to your Christmas feast.

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Roasted Potatoes with Warm Blue Cheese Sauce

Add some cheer to your potatoes this Christmas by drizzling them in this mouthwatering rosemary and nutmeg infused blue cheese sauce.

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Pumpkin Flip

Use a spoonful of pumpkin puree (the canned stuff used for pumpkin pie) as a base for this sweet holiday cocktail.

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Stuffed Crown Roast of Pork

Geoffery Zakarian seasons the pork overnight with salt, pepper, garlic, rosemary and Dijon mustard for the most tender and juicy roasted meat. Serve it with a cornbread stuffing on the side to round out the feast.

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Clementine and Cranberry Glazed Cornish Game Hens

If you can make a roast chicken, you can definitely make a game hen! Wait until you see how easy it is to prep.

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Sunny's Easy Eggplant Dip

Sunny Anderson’s recipe combines Greek yogurt and fresh parsley with hot Hungarian paprika and chunks of eggplant for an easy holiday app. Serve with your favorite pita chips and let your guests have at it.

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Caprese Wreath

Festive and delicious, these crostinis are dressed for the holidays with bright pesto, ruby-red tomatoes and soft mozzarella pearls.

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Chocolate and Peppermint Coffee Spoons

Whip up a few of these spoons before your guests come over and allow them to chill in the fridge during dinner. Serve them with coffee and dessert for an extra-special treat.

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Sunny's Roasted Rosemary and Thyme Potatoes

Presenting a crowd favorite: these crispy, golden-brown beauties will have your guests begging for the recipe.

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Sunny's Apple-Bourbon Ham Glaze

If your guests haven’t devoured it already, Sunny’s glazed ham keeps well in the fridge for a classic post-Christmas leftover.

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Coco-Nog

Ready to serve in just 15 minutes, coco-nog combines defrosted coconut whip with maple syrup, vanilla extract and rum for a new take on classic Christmas eggnog.

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Candy Cane Coffee Creamer

Spruce up your family’s Christmas morning coffee by stirring in The Kitchen’s sweet and minty creamer.

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Sunny's Holiday Vibe Sweet Potatoes

Bring good vibes to Christmas dinner with Sunny’s cinnamon-scented spuds.

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Sunny's Easy Beef Tenderloin with Holiday Pesto

Having the whole family over for the holidays this year? Sunny’s delicious beef tenderloin, seasoned with Hungarian paprika and topped with zesty pesto, feeds up to 30 people.

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Melting Potatoes

Described as a "homerun" by reviewers, these easy, melt-in-your-mouth potatoes are cooked in chicken broth, fresh rosemary and garlic until they’re deliciously tender.

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Beef Tenderloin with Quick Red Wine Pan Sauce

One reviewer describes this tenderloin as "one of the best recipes on Food Network because of the minimum effort / max taste."

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Pork Loin

Brenda R. raved about this stunning pork roast, telling us: "This is outstanding AND easy. The glaze is delicious and the orange zest brightens the flavor. Served with baked sweet potatoes and grilled asparagus. Perfection!"

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Maple, Walnut and Bacon Brie Bites

While your family waits for dinner, serve up these warm cheesy bites topped with crunchy walnuts and salty bacon.

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Mashed Potatoes au Gratin

Get stuffed with Katie Lee’s creamy mashed potatoes, a filling side dish to any main course Christmas meal.

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Fig and Pepita Goat Cheese Log

Bring this tasty, simple and portable four-ingredient appetizer to your next holiday gathering. One reviewer mentions, "You can take the ingredients to a party and assemble onsite." Don't forget the crackers!

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Artichoke-Spinach Dip Bread

Looking for a crowd-pleasing appetizer for the holidays? This Artichoke-Spinach Dip Bread combines gruyere and grated parmesan cheese for a rich flavor that is irresistible.

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Pull-Apart Parker House Rolls

No Christmas dinner is complete without dinner rolls! After baking, top these rolls with garlic-herb or honey butter, and let your guests pull apart the bread from the skillet.

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Roasted Vegetables with Herbed Feta, Pistachio and Pomegranate

Katie serves her seasonal veggies with a cheesy mixture of feta, lemon and yogurt.

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Sunny's Easy Garlicky Lemon Butter Green Beans

Sunny's quick-fix green beans will complement any meaty main dish you're serving.

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Blue Cheesy Yorkshire Pudding

Jeff Mauro’s fluffy, top-rated Yorkshire pudding comes together with only a handful of ingredients.

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Roasted Squash Salad

Sprinkled with crunchy pepitas and pomegranate seeds, this vibrant squash salad is a healthy and delicious starter for your Christmas meal.

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Gingerbread Pancakes with Icing

Treat your kids to a Christmas morning breakfast of sweet gingerbread pancakes, drizzled with icing and finished with a dash of holiday cheer.

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Prime Rib with Beef Gravy

Katie’s show-stopping prime rib will have the whole family lined up for seconds!

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Sunny's Creamy 5-Cheese Mac 'n' Cheese

Cream Cheese + Cheddar + Gouda + Mozzarella + Pecorino Romano = Perfection.

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Chestnut Stuffing

Put an Italian spin on the all-American stuffing with tender chestnuts and plenty of salty Parm.

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Pass the Stuffing

There’s something for everyone in this stuffing recipe: cornbread, fresh veggies, spicy sausage and tons of fragrant herbs.

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Fried Brussels Sprouts with Apple Reduction and Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Dress up your usual Brussels sprout side dish with sweetened pumpkin seeds and a tangy mixture of apple cider and honey.

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Brown Sugar Spiced Salmon

You’re only five ingredients away from a flavor-packed salmon that will wow even those who "don’t like fish."

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Apple Cider-Glazed Salmon

You know that gallon of cider you picked up at the orchard last week? Put it to good use in GZ’s top-rated salmon dinner, ready to eat in just 25 minutes.

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Porcini-Rubbed Roast Beef

Believe us when we say that Jeff’s roast beef, seasoned and marinated overnight, is well worth the wait. It may become your new favorite holiday tradition.

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Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Let the slow cooker do the work this holiday so you can spend more time with your family and less in the kitchen. This recipe delivers all the comforting flavors you crave.

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Miso Maple Roasted Root Vegetables

After roasting in the oven, the veggies turn out tender, caramelized and full of flavor thanks to Katie’s sweet-savory mixture of miso paste, maple syrup and pinch of red pepper flakes.

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Sumac Dry Brined Roast Turkey

Turkey isn’t only for Thanksgiving. Seasoned with sumac, salt, pepper and herbes de Provence, Geoffrey’s dry brined roast is here to stay for Christmas!

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Sliced Pie Cocktail

Sip or shoot these sliced pie cocktail shots inspired by apple pie.

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Ginger-Spiced Buttered Rum Cocktail

Geoffrey’s ginger-spiced cocktail is dangerously delicious! Serve it hot with ginger for a seasonal treat.

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Dutch Apple Pie Cocktail

This may look like an ordinary cup of cider, but it packs a boozy punch with apple brandy.

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Cranberry-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Up your sweet potato game this Christmas with Katie’s almond-topped potatoes that are too sweet to resist.

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White Cranberry Fall Mimosa

Geoffery’s white cranberry mimosa is the perfect way to perk up your party guests when they arrive for Christmas brunch.

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Peppermint Hot Cocoa

Finished with peppermint schnapps, this cocoa is for adults only!

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Christmas Tree Surprise Cake

The outside of the cake is beautiful, but just wait until you see the surprise baked inside when you slice it for dessert.

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Stump de Noel Cake

Think of this crowd-pleasing cake as part-dessert and part-centerpiece. It’s as delicious as it is beautiful.

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Gingerbread Cookies

Duff’s recipe is an old-school classic you’ll be coming back to for years.

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No-Bake Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cookies

Heading to a cookie swap party? Whip up Katie’s no-bake treats to share. Each batch makes up to 30 cookies!

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Bananas Foster Pudding

Fact: Your guests will go BANANAS for this pudding!

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Holiday Sandwich Cookies

Cut holiday sandwich cookies into your favorite Christmas designs and watch your friends ooh and ahh when they see them.

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​​Mint Chocolate Bonbons

Put your oven mitts away and clear some space in the freezer! Katie’s frozen chocolate bonbons are a fantastic finale to your holiday feast.

Get the Recipe: Mint Chocolate Bonbons