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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    Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

    1 review

    On busy mornings, these freezer breakfast sandwiches save the day. A hearty combo of eggs, Canadian bacon and cheese will keep you fueled through lunchtime and beyond. —Christine Rukavena, Taste of Home Senior Editor

    Honey Walnut Delights

    3 reviews

    Even after being frozen, these no-fail cookies stay moist and taste freshly baked. They are among my best holiday giveaway...


    Skillet Chocolate Chunk Walnut Blondies

    2 reviews

    Put these beauties out at a potluck and you’ll find only crumbs on your platter when it’s time to head...


    Chocolate Chunk Walnut Blondies

    4 reviews

    Put a stack of these beauties out at a potluck and you'll find only crumbs on your platter when it's...


    Cinnamon Roll Casserole

    3 reviews

    Because we love cinnamon rolls, I created a slow-cooker recipe to make for a weekend breakfast or brunch. This is...

    Apple Pie Steel-Cut Oatmeal

    3 reviews

    I absolutely love this slow-cooked oatmeal. The steel-cut oats have so much flavor and texture. My family sprinkles toasted pecans...


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    Princess Toast

    2 reviews

    I made these sparkly treats for my daughter's brownie troop and they're great for princess parties. Sometimes I use lemon...

    Pina Colada Float

    What's better than an ice cream float? A float with the fresh taste of pineapple, coconut flakes and a bright...


    Garlic Bread Pizza Sandwiches

    1 review

    I love inventing new ways to make grilled cheese sandwiches for my kids. This version tastes like pizza. Using frozen...


    Ghosts in the Graveyard Cake

    This spooky cake is easy to make and fun to decorate. To save time, bake and freeze the brownies weeks...


    Pizza Dip

    12 reviews

    Everybody loves this simple dip. If you have any left over, spoon it on toasted English muffins for a great...

    Three-Cheese Grilled Cheese

    1 review

    I once taught an adult program called Eating Smart for Seniors. For that class, I developed many recipes for one...


    Turtle Snack Mix

    A decadent turtle sundae I had at a restaurant inspired this sweet-salty snack mix. Just try to stop at one...


    Toffee Snowman Cookies

    My family loves toffee so I'm always trying to find new ways to bake with it. These cookies are so...


    Green Chili Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

    1 review

    This tangy take on grilled cheese is a meal in itself, but would be great with a side of chicken...


    Tropical Nut Bark

    Short on time? In mere minutes, the Taste of Home Test Kitchen staff brought a taste of paradise to classic...


    Open-Faced Pizza Burgers

    1 review

    I'm not sure where I first saw this pizza burger recipe, but I'm glad I did! My family requests this...


    Frankburgers

    These meaty sandwiches combine two summertime favorites---hamburgers and hot dogs. Our boys would always ask me to make "those wiener...


    Nutty Toffee Popcorn

    1 review

    "I use holiday tins to deliver this sweetly coated popcorn-nut crunch to family and friends on my Christmas list," notes...


    Marshmallow Pops

    10 reviews

    Making these pops is a fun activity for a children's party because any age can participate. Customize them for holidays...


    Caramel Apple Cupcakes

    21 reviews

    Take these extra special cupcakes to your next event and watch how quickly they disappear! With a caramel topping and...


    Nutty Caramel Popcorn

    Folks who've tasted my snack are quick to remind me to make it again for them the following Christmas! The...


    Contest-Winning Peanut Butter Squares

    3 reviews

    I grew up in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and spent a lot of time in the kitchen with my mom and...

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    Toasted Almond Ice Cream Balls

    2 reviews

    You can keep these almond-coated ice cream balls on hand in the freezer for last-minute entertaining. Just whip up the...


    Taco Salad Waffles

    3 reviews

    What a quick and easy twist on the usual Mexican fare. This recipe is perfect for a build-your-own party for...


    Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Rods

    5 reviews

    Kids of all ages enjoy making and eating these fun treats. The decorated pretzels are a pretty gift in a...


    Chocolate-Hazelnut Cream Pie

    We've all seen peanut butter pies, so I kick it up a notch with Nutella pie! This silky dessert is...


    Ham ‘n’ Cheese Brunch Strips

    2 reviews

    These hand-held sandwich strips pair well with scrambled eggs. If desired, substitute slices of cooked chicken for the ham. —Taste...


    Coconut Cupcakes

    8 reviews

    I took these yummy treats to a picnic for our computer club one year, and they went like hotcakes! I...