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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    Cheesy Bacon and Grits Casserole

    I was craving grits for breakfast, so I created this masterpiece with fresh corn and leftover bacon. Serve with avocado and hot sauce. —Rebecca Yankovich, Springfield, Virginia

    Air-Fryer Bacon Egg Cups

    These adorable bacon egg cups are a fresh take on the classic breakfast combo. I originally baked these, but they're...

    Festive Meringue Cookies

    Try these meringue cookies without cream of tartar! These festive treats sparkle not only during the holidays but for other...

    Magic Brownie Bars

    When I was a kid, one of my all-time favorite treats was magic cookie bars. This recipe combines all the...

    Everything Breakfast Sliders

    1 review

    These breakfast sliders combine all of your favorite morning foods—like eggs, bacon and bagels—into one tasty package. —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee,...

    Slow-Cooker Spumoni Cake

    I created this spumoni cake for a holiday potluck one year. It has become my most requested dessert. If you...

    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...

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    Loaded Huevos Rancheros with Roasted Poblano Peppers

    8 reviews

    This is a unique but tasty version of huevos rancheros. It's similar to a cowboy hash, as the potatoes take...

    Bacon Egg Cups

    1 review

    These adorable bacon egg cups are a fresh take on the classic breakfast combo. Make sure to use ovenproof bowls...

    Eggs Benedict Baked Potatoes

    1 review

    This is a new way to do breakfast potatoes! This baked potato dish would be eggs-cellent for brunch or a...

    Cheesy Breakfast Egg Rolls

    2 reviews

    Whether you have to run out the door in the morning or take a few minutes to relax at the...

    Slow-Cooker Breakfast Burritos

    4 reviews

    Prep these tasty, hearty burritos the night before for a quick breakfast in the morning or let them cook while...

    Breakfast In A Pan

    1 review

    Try this tasty one-pan dish for an easy low-mess breakfast or brunch. This recipe also works well with bacon or...

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    Apple Butter Biscuit Breakfast Bake

    4 reviews

    My grandmother created this recipe to use up the leftovers from Christmas Eve dinner. By combining leftover ham and biscuits...

    Cinnamon Roll Macarons

    1 review

    These macarons are a winter/fall staple for me—inspired by the classic cinnamon roll, they are a delicious treat for a...

    Chai-Spiced Bread Pudding

    1 review

    Nothing says the holidays to me more than the warming spices of chai. This bread pudding incorporates those flavors to...

    Pecan Pie Bars for a Crowd

    31 reviews

    I love to cook large quantities and do most of the cooking for our church functions. People seem to enjoy...

    Breakfast Pitas

    2 reviews

    My husband and I like these pita pockets all by themselves for a quick breakfast. When you want a larger...

    Thin Egg Pancakes

    1 review

    "When I was young, my grandmother made these crepe-like pancakes and spread them with fresh honey," recalls Helen Wiese from...

    Egg White Frittata

    2 reviews

    "This egg dish is very satisfying and nutritious, too," writes Linda LaPresle of Glendora, California. "Whether I serve it for...

    Brunch Burritos

    4 reviews

    I like to use a second slow cooker to keep the tortillas warm and pliable when I serve these hearty...

    Chiles Rellenos Breakfast Bake

    4 reviews

    My family loves anything with a Southwestern flavor, so I turned classic chiles rellenos into a breakfast casserole. They became...

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    Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Monkey Bread

    5 reviews

    Time to give rum cake a little competition! If this boozy take on monkey bread is too strong for your...

    Eggnog Muffins

    10 reviews

    This scrumptious muffins are chock-full of pecans and raisins.—Susan Brown, Northglenn, Colorado

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    Bacon ‘n’ Egg Sandwiches

    4 reviews

    I came across this unique grilled combo when I was digging in my mom's recipe box. The crisp bacon, hard-boiled...

    Cheesy Bacon Breakfast Lasagna

    3 reviews

    I came up with this unique breakfast dish after looking for a way to use up a few extra no-boil...

    Creamy, Cheesy Grits with Curried Poached Eggs

    2 reviews

    I first tried curried poached eggs when I lived in Germany. It was delicious with that rich, runny yolk, and...

    Pressure-Cooker Potato-Cheddar Frittata

    I like to serve this protein-packed frittata with toasted rustic bread. You can also use your own leftover potatoes instead...

    Green Onion Scrambled Eggs

    4 reviews

    Cream cheese and green onions are added to create these special but simple scrambled eggs. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

    Spaetzle Dumplings

    26 reviews

    These tender homemade spaetzle noodles take only minutes to make and are a natural accompaniment to chicken. You can use...