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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    Greek Easter Bread (Tsoureki)

    While this rich, sweet Greek Easter bread, also known as tsoureki, is traditionally served during the spring, it can be served any time of year without the red eggs. Mahleb and mastic are customary, but they can be difficult to find and are often omitted. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

    Air-Fryer Raspberry Crumble Coffee Cake

    With a ribbon of fresh homemade fruit filling, this homey coffee cake is perfect for breakfast with friends and family....

    Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Bread

    5 reviews

    Skip the line and bake Starbucks pumpkin bread in your own kitchen. This copycat recipe may be even better than...

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    Dutch Oven Bread

    18 reviews

    Crackling homemade Dutch oven bread makes an average day extraordinary. Enjoy this beautiful crusty bread recipe as is, or stir...

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    Chocolate Babka

    11 reviews

    I love this chocolate babka. It's a rewarding recipe for taking the next step in your bread baking. Even if...

    Oma’s Marzipan Stollen

    4 reviews

    My German grandma made this stollen for us when we were young. I love its homey taste and how it...

    Candy Cane Chocolate Mini Loaves

    1 review

    Having a bunch of leftover candy canes after the holidays inspired me to use them up by adding them to...

    Pumpkin Bread with Nutella Swirl

    A family favorite during the holidays! It's easy, flavorful and reminds me of the Nutella sandwiches from childhood. One bite...

    Apple Coffee Cake

    25 reviews

    Tart sour cream flavors this moist apple cinnamon coffee cake covered with brown sugar and crunchy nuts. The yield is...

    Sweet Italian Holiday Bread

    4 reviews

    This is authentic ciambellotto, a sweet loaf my great-grandmother used to bake in Italy. I still use her traditional recipe—the...

    Cranberry Apple Muffins

    4 reviews

    It's sometimes difficult to get our daughter to eat healthy foods, but she gobbles up these fruit-filled muffins. Although these...

    Wholesome Wheat Bread

    9 reviews

    My sister and I were in 4-H, and Mom was our breads project leader for years. Because of that early...

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    English Marmalade Pecan Bread

    My dad was Canadian, but had a very British upbringing. And, boy, did he love his marmalade! I know it's...

    Marcie’s Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

    2 reviews

    I’ve got a super moist muffin that’s a big hit at our house—tender inside and lightly crisp outside. I use...

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    Apricot & Macadamia Eggnog Bread

    Holidays and nut breads are made for each other. My spiced quick bread has three of the ingredients I can’t...

    Lemon-Thyme Tea Bread

    15 reviews

    I received this recipe as part of a gift, along with a lemon thyme plant and a fresh loaf of...

    Apple-Rhubarb Bread

    9 reviews

    Rhubarb is such a jewel that I freeze it to have all year. Here’s how my mother used rhubarb –...

    Flaky Danish Kringle

    This traditional yeast bread wonderfully reflects my Scandinavian heritage. Flaky layers of tender dough are flavored with almond paste. The...

    Banana Eggnog Bread

    13 reviews

    This time of year, one of my favorite snacks is warm banana bread with a glass of nog. I decided...

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    Ricotta-Raisin Coffee Cake

    These few ingredients go together quickly so I can have a warm coffee cake to serve overnight guests for breakfast....

    Poppy Seed Muffins

    25 reviews

    Meet the Cook: Because these muffins are a bit heavier than many of the snack type, they are perfect for...

    Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

    31 reviews

    Everyone in Spokane has zucchini in summer. The people who grow it have enough for all of their friends! This...

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    Cream-Filled Chocolate Supreme Muffins

    Because of her reputation for yummy things, Mom used to sell muffins at my dad's workplace. Among my favorites were...

    Healthier Zucchini Bread

    14 reviews

    This healthier zucchini bread has a golden top, lots of sweet cinnamon flavor and a slimmed-down nutritional profile. It’s perfect...

    Bishop’s Bread

    3 reviews

    This bread is packed with cherries, chocolate and nuts. I give away many loaves at Christmas. —Yvonne Wheeler, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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    Sweet Potato Spice Bread

    4 reviews

    Moist and tender, this delightful quick bread has a bold molasses-spice flavor. It's a good thing this recipe makes two...

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    Golden Braided Sesame Bread

    "I've made this pretty braid for every celebration in our family for over 30 years. It makes a festive addition...

    Orange Zucchini Muffins

    7 reviews

    For tender muffins, try this tip: When combining the muffin batter, stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Overmixing makes...

    Golden Lemon Bread

    8 reviews

    This wonderful bread, made from my grandmother’s recipe, won Best of Show at the New Mexico State Fair. It’s so...

    Dark Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

    2 reviews

    A colleague brought this in one day for someone’s birthday. I grow zucchini in my garden so I had a...

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    Herb & Romano Cheese Wreath

    After the wreath is baked and cooled, it can be wrapped in foil, placed in an airtight container and frozen...