Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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    Fruit Salad in a Pineapple Boat

    3 reviews

    A sweet, summery treat that looks as good as it tastes! No one, young or old, will be able to resist this healthy fruit salad.
    Amy Short, Lesage, WV

    Pineapple Boat with Fluffy Fruit Dip

    2 reviews

    At the root of this appetizer is a boatload of sweet, citrusy flavor. Children find the carved pineapple appealing and...

    Bear’s Picnic Veggie Dip

    5 reviews

    A colorful array of vegetables served with this delicious dip added more appealing finger food at the teddy bear theme...

    Caramel-Toffee Apple Dip

    1 review

    One of my dear friend's husband's who died of cancer loved this recipe. The outer circle of apples makes for...

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    Spiced Sour Cream Dip (with fruit)

    This slightly sweet dip is always a big hit at family gatherings. It's a nice addition to a brunch buffet....

    Colorful Coleslaw

    We enjoy the interesting blend of flavors and textures in this crisp cabbage slaw. It adds nice color and refreshing...

    Greek Crostini

    Here's a spin on traditional bruschetta. Greek vinaigrette and ingredients make these crostinis one of a kind.—Mary Shivers, Ada, Oklahoma

    Spinach Salad with Penne

    Loaded with fresh greens, this delightful pasta salad fits the season perfectly. Lynnell Lowney - Waunakee, Wisconsin

    Broccoli Slaw with Lemon Dressing

    11 reviews

    Our family absolutely loves broccoli, so I'm so happy there's finally a slaw mix in stores that uses broccoli stems....

    Holiday Party Deviled Eggs

    My family's enjoyed these tidbits for many years and for good reason— the eggs are just delicious. What's the secret?...

    Berry Yogurt Cups

    3 reviews

    Blueberries and strawberries jazz up plain yogurt in this perfect-for-summer, easy dessert. Use this combination, or any of your favorite...

    Hawaiian Fruit Salad

    9 reviews

    A simple dressing made with flavored yogurt coats this refreshing combination of fresh and canned fruit. It looks spectacular when...

    Quick Blueberry Spinach Salad

    I came up with recipe while trying to use up blueberries that I didn't want to go to waste. The...

    Chocolate Fruit Dip

    7 reviews

    I've been told I'm not allowed to come to neighborhood parties unless I bring this dip! It's always a big...

    Berry Waldorf Salad

    My family and I love this berry salad. The cardamom lends a slightly exotic flavor, while tart cranberries keep the...

    Dad’s Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

    15 reviews

    My dad makes blueberry pancakes for us every Saturday without fail. The combination of oats, cornmeal and buttermilk in the...

    Caramel Apple and Brie Skewers

    3 reviews

    I'm a caterer, and this is one of my best-selling appetizers. The shortcut of using prepared caramel makes these little...

    Quick Cucumber Salad

    1 review

    This is a good salad for weight-watchers…very light but filling. Go easy on the dressing as too much will spoil...

    Strawberry-Flavored Fruit Dip

    4 reviews

    Served with a strawberry-flavored dip, fresh fruit tastes even better! I turn to this recipe for just about every family...

    Grilled Portobello Spinach Salad

    2 reviews

    Grilled portobellos add a healthy heartiness to this meatless main-dish salad. —Thomas McCleary • Kansas City, Kansas

    Red Pepper Corn

    2 reviews

    “This handy corn dish is a must at family parties.” —Kasia Rachfall, Langley, British Columbia

    Mom’s Gelatin Fruit Salad

    My mom found this recipe many years ago and has since handed it down to me and my sisters. It...

    Grilled Portobellos with Mozzarella Salad

    8 reviews

    These colorful mushrooms are so filling, they're almost a meal in themselves. They can also be served with a small...

    Creamy Veggie Salad

    4 reviews

    This delicious, low-fat recipe with its hint of horseradish has been a favorite for years. It’s so refreshing on a...

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    Mini Focaccia

    1 review

    —Janice E. Bassing, Racine, Wisconsin

    Inside-Out Veggie Dip

    6 reviews

    Kids have fun eating these bite-sized veggie snacks. Change up the seasonings in the dip to fit your family's tastes....

    Garlic-Dill Deviled Eggs

    In my family, Easter isn't complete without deviled eggs. Fresh dill and garlic perk up the flavor of these irresistible...

    Mixed Greens with Orange Juice Vinaigrette

    2 reviews

    Like a string of pearls on a little black dress, a vinaigrette is a classic way to dress a salad....

    Roasted Italian Green Beans & Tomatoes

    3 reviews

    When you roast green beans and tomatoes, their flavors really shine through. The vibrant colors light up a table. What...

    Six-Fruit Salad

    2 reviews

    A refreshing medley of fruits and berries goes into Paula Baglole's short and sweet recipe. “It's a favorite dessert or...