Get your Christmas dinner off to a great start with these delicious meal ideas. This list features our most loved recipes, sure to please even the pickiest of eaters!
Christmas is a time for family, friends, and food! What better way to celebrate the holidays than by cooking up some delicious Christmas recipes?
We will share our favorite food ideas that will please everyone at your Christmas feast!
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Our Most Loved Christmas Recipes
One of the best things about Christmas is spending time with loved ones and enjoying great food.
There is nothing quite like gathering around the dinner table and enjoying a delicious meal together.
That’s why here at The Feathered Nester, we have collected our favorite Christmas recipes that will bring joy and cheer to your holiday feast.
No more wondering what food to make on Christmas – just choose from our extensive list of meal ideas for delicious recipes.
We have included a range of dishes, from traditional favorites to new creations. Whether you are looking for the main course, side dish, or sweet treat, we have you covered!
When it comes to Christmas food, appetizers are always a hit. These finger foods are perfect for any get-together, whether it’s a Christmas party or just a family dinner.
Christmas Tree Appetizer
Make the most festive appetizer this Christmas with the Christmas Tree Cheese Board Appetizer! Itu0026#39;s easy to create and makes a stunning presentation that will impress your guests.
Loaded Tater Tots Appetizer
Craving something crispy, cheesy, filled with flavor, and perfect for Christmas parties? This Loaded Tater Tots Appetizer is the perfect dish to make!
Christmas Breakfast/Brunch Recipes
What better way to start off your Christmas morning than with a delicious breakfast or brunch?
There are so many amazing recipes out there, and we have rounded up our favorite ones for you.
Easy Cinnamon Rolls
These super easy cinnamon rolls are ready to bake in the morning thanks to the frozen dough. This recipe is perfect for brunch or a Christmas breakfast treat.
Cranberry Almond Scones
The secret to making the best tender scones is to use a light tough and work quickly to keep the butter and cream cold when it reaches the oven.u003cbru003eu003cbru003eYou’ll be rewarded with light, tender, and absolutely delicious scones that are so easy and sure to become a new favorite in your home!
Sourdough French Toast
This Sourdough French toast recipe is a great way to make your stale sourdough bread into a delicious breakfast that’s both easy and satisfying.
Biscuits and Sausage Gravy
It’s easy to have hot, flakey, delicious homemade biscuits with gravy on the table in just less than 30 minutes with this easy biscuits and sausage gravy recipe!
Ham u0026amp; Brie Breakfast Casserole
This Ham and Brie Breakfast Casserole recipe is an easy, overnight dish that is perfect for Christmas breakfast or brunch.
Hashbrown and Ham Breakfast Casserole
Fresh or frozen shredded hash browns are combined with eggs, cheese, ham, and sour cream for a deliciously cheesy breakfast casserole made without soup.u003cbru003eu003cbru003eIt’s an easy make ahead overnight recipe that’s perfect for the holidays!
Ham Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole
Tater tots are lightly smashed and loaded with eggs, veggies, ham, and cheese, then baked crispy for a delicious quiche-like breakfast (or brunch!) casserole that’s ready in 45 minutes.
Tater Tots Egg Nests
Tater tots egg nests are a fun, festive, and tasty dish that everyone will love. These nests are perfect for holiday gatherings, potlucks, and weekday dinners.
How to Make Frittata: Quick u0026 Easy Recipe
This delicious pancetta and zucchini frittata is perfect for Christmas brunch, lunch, or a light dinner. The combination of the pancetta, zucchini, and Parmesan is just so good!
Cinnamon Roll Apple Bake
This Cinnamon Roll Apple Bake is the easiest and most delicious two ingredient recipe ever.u003cbru003eu003cbru003eIt has all the yumminess of freshly baked cinnamon rolls combined with sweet, gooey apple fritters – but requires barely any prep work!
Apple Fritter Breakfast Casserole
This Apple Fritter Breakfast Casserole is a delicious breakfast dish that everyone loves!u003cbru003eu003cbru003ePrep this easy breakfast casserole the night before with frozen dough, and then just bake in the morning when you’re ready to enjoy.
No Christmas dinner is complete without a delicious main course. This is the centerpiece of your Christmas dinner and is the most important dish of the meal, and it needs to be something that everyone will love.
Whether you are looking for something traditional or a new twist on an old favorite, these Christmas dinner ideas will have everyone asking for seconds.
Prime Rib Roast
Nothing says the holidays like a Prime Rib Roast. It is one of our family’s favorite Christmas dinners. Not only is it delicious, but it is also easy to prepare.
Instant Pot Turkey Tenderloin with Potatoes and Gravy
This Instant Pot Turkey Tenderloin recipe is the perfect one-pot meal! Not only is pressure cooking easy and effortless, but you’ll slice up a tender, juicy turkey breast tenderloin to serve with creamy mashed potatoes and gravy.
Crock Pot Ham with Cola Glaze
This super easy Coca-Cola Crock Pot Ham recipe is made in the slow cooker with precooked ham and includes a sweet coke and pineapple glaze.
Crock Pot Turkey Tenderloin
Lean, juicy roasted turkey breast tenderloins are perfect to marinade then let cook all day in the crock pot.u003cbru003eu003cbru003eTurkey tenderloin is perfect for a small Thanksgiving gathering, or Christmas dinner, or pair them with your favorite sides for a family-friendly dinner any night of the week!
Dessert is always a must on Christmas day, and there are so many delicious recipes to choose from. These sweet treats will make your Christmas meal even more special.
German Apple Cake (Versunkener Apfelkuchen)
This authentic Sunken Apple Cake recipe (also known as Versunkener Apfelkuchen or German Kuchen) is a sweet, rustic treat to enjoy with coffee or tea this holiday season.
Sourdough Apple Cake
This tender and moist apple cake recipe use a sourdough starter and apples to create the taste of fall. And it’s a tasty way to enjoy cakes this Christmas season!
White Chocolate Raspberry Cookies
These cookies have creamy white chocolate chips and chewy dried raspberries for a winning cookie recipe that everyone will love!u003cbru003eu003cbru003eWhite Chocolate Raspberry Cookies are easy to make with just one bowl and are ready in only 20 minutes.
Easy Bisquick Apple Cobbler
Apple Cobbler is a dessert that is typically served during the Christmas holiday. It is made with apples, cinnamon, and sugar, and is typically served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.u003cbru003eu003cbru003eApple Cobbler is a delicious and comforting dessert that is sure to please everyone at your Christmas gathering!
Easy Bisquick Cherry Cobbler
This quick and simple Bisquick cherry cobbler recipe uses cherry pie filling and is ready in 30 minutes. It’s perfect for your Christmas dessert. Top with homemade whipped cream, cool whip, or a scoop of vanilla ice cream for the best cobbler ever!
Bisquick Blueberry Cobbler
Bisquick blueberry cobbler is the perfect Christmas dessert! It’s easy to make and it’s always a hit with family and friends. Plus, it’s pretty festive looking with all of those blueberries baked in.
Bisquick Blackberry Cobbler
An old fashioned blackberry cobbler using Bisquick. This fruit cobbler recipe is easy to prepare in just 30 minutes with pantry staples and fresh or frozen blackberries.
Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
One of my favorite Christmas cookies is the chewy chocolate chip cookie. This recipe is easy to follow and results in cookies that are perfectly chewy and full of chocolate flavor.
Christmas Side Dishes
Nothing completes a meal like the perfect side dishes. These recipes will add a unique twist to your holiday meal and are sure to be hit.
Instant Pot Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole
Instant Pot Cracker Barrel cheesy hash brown casserole recipe is perfect to make in the pressure cooker as a side or main dish, for breakfast or dinner this holiday season.
Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes (Easy, No Drain Method)
The Instant Pot was made for mashed potatoes! Pressure cooking produces the fluffiest, absolutely best mashed potatoes. And, you’ll see this recipe is lower in fat and calories than stove top recipes, but is a no peel and no drain method!
Instant Pot Mashed Red Potatoes
This creamy, mashed potato recipe uses red potatoes, cream cheese, and the Instant Pot for the easiest, most delicious potatoes! And, it has only 4 ingredients.
Instant Pot Loaded Potato Casserole
Easy Instant Pot Loaded Potato Casserole is a comforting dish made with cheese, bacon, and green onion. It’s ready in 30 minutes and perfect for family dinners!
This Homemade cranberry sauce with orange juice is perfect for your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner! It’s easy to make and the perfect make ahead dish for your holiday feast.u003cbru003eu003cbru003ePlus, you’ll love the added flavor of using freshly squeezed orange juice (and less sugar) in this recipe.
Sourdough stuffing is a Christmas classic! It’s a great way to use up all of that leftover bread, and it’s so flavorful and delicious.
Loaded Hashbrown Potato Casserole
Baked hash brown casserole tastes like a loaded baked potato with cheese and bacon, but even better thanks to a kick of ranch seasoning.u003cbru003eu003cbru003eIt’s made with fresh or frozen shredded potatoes for an easy recipe – no soup needed!
Easy Tater Tot Green Bean Casserole
This skillet tater tot casserole recipe with ground beef and green beans is a hearty meal one pan meal the whole family will love.
Christmas Biscuits/Bread Recipes
Christmas isn’t complete without some delicious biscuits or bread. Bread and biscuits are popular items around the holidays, and our selection of recipes will have you baking with ease.
We have included a variety of recipes, from sweet to savory.
Rosemary Garlic Rolls
These super soft, rich, and buttery rolls are sure to be the star of your Christmas dinner. Rosemary, garlic, and butter are brushed on the rolls to create a rich savory roll.u003cbru003eu003cbru003eWith one bite, everyone will love these yummy Rosemary Garlic rolls.
Old Fashioned Yeast Rolls
You’ll love Grandma’s homemade Old Fashioned Yeast Rolls recipe. Make these easy potato dinner rolls for all your holidays and gatherings!
Frozen Dinner Rolls Made Easy
These super-soft, fluffy Parkerhouse Rolls are sure to be the star of dinner. Made from frozen bread dough, these no-knead yeast rolls are so simple and easy to make that you can serve this special occasion.
Easy 3 Ingredient Biscuits
Make amazing biscuits with only 3 ingredients in just 20 minutes. As incredible as it sounds, it’s never been so easy to have hot, flakey, delicious biscuits on the holiday table.
Bisquick Corn Bread
This easy 5-ingredient Bisquick Corn Bread recipe makes the best corny cornbread, without cornmeal or milk, PLUS a dairy-free option for your holiday table!
Jiffy Cornbread with Buttermilk
Making Jiffy cornbread with buttermilk for Christmas is a great way to add a little bit of southern flair to your holiday meal. Jiffy cornbread is easy to make and always goes over well with guests.
Drop Biscuits with Self Rising Flour
This is the easiest self rising flour drop biscuits recipe! With just 3 simple ingredients and 15 minutes of baking, you’ll have the most tender, flakiest biscuits. And, they are perfect for this holiday.
Bisquick Drop Biscuits
These Bisquick Biscuits are quick and simple! Just mix, drop, and bake – no biscuit cutters are needed. You’ll have them on the table in 15 minutes, so they’re perfect at any time.
We hope you find the perfect recipe to add to your Christmas menu! With so many delicious options to choose from, we are sure that everyone will love the food at your holiday feast.
We would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and all the best for a happy and healthy New Year!
Thanks for joining us at The Feathered Nester – may your days be filled with good food, laughter, and loved ones.