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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    Loaded Cowboy Queso

    3 reviews

    Loaded Cowboy Queso is the ultimate football dip! This easy appetizer loaded with cheese, beer, black beans, tomatoes and sausage is our family's favorite tailgating recipe. I often serve it with homemade tortilla chips sprinkled with taco seasoning. —Becky Hardin, St. Peters, Missouri

    Air-Fryer Chicken Legs

    1 review

    For years, I tried to find the perfect bottled barbecue sauce for chicken legs. After a few years, I threw...

    Here’s Our Copycat for Olive Garden’s Chocolate Lasagna

    We love Olive Garden for the soup, salad and breadsticks, but what about dessert? Learn how to make chocolate...

    We Made This 1985 Striped Delight Recipe—and It’s the Potluck Dessert of Our Dreams

    Take this vintage striped delight dessert to your next potluck. Everyone will be asking for the recipe!

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    Air-Fryer Chicken Wings

    2 reviews

    You can't go wrong with these crispy air-fryer chicken wings. Our spice rub has a nice kick from the cayenne...

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    How to Make a Pitcher of Margaritas

    When the warm weather rolls around, treat yourself and a few friends to a tasty pitcher of margaritas.

    Smoked Turkey

    Mouths will water when you bring this flavorful smoked turkey recipe to the table. Add sprigs of your favorite herbs...

    Vegan Pumpkin Bread

    3 reviews

    This easy vegan pumpkin bread recipe was given to me by my stepmom shortly after she and my dad got...

    How to Make Easy Apple Cobbler

    Three words to describe this apple cobbler: easy, comforting and down-right delicious. The best part? It takes three simple steps...

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    This Is the Potluck Recipe 350,000+ People View Each Year

    Let's just say you're going to want to stock up on grapes.

    Strawberry Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting

    3 reviews

    Fresh strawberries are full of water, so they have a tendency to weigh down cake batters and make soggy cakes....

    Pumpkin Pie Kit

    When my husband, Randy, was deployed in Afghanistan, I sent him the ingredients to make this easy pumpkin pie recipe....

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    The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie

    4 reviews

    Everyone has a favorite type of chocolate chip cookie—a little crispy, a little chewy—but they all have to begin with...

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    Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

    112 reviews

    These soft banana cookies have a cakelike texture and lots of flavor that everyone seem to love. It's one of...

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    Hearty Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

    18 reviews

    This satisfying soup with a hint of cayenne is brimming with vegetables, chicken and noodles. The recipe is from my...

    Gooey Caramel Chocolate Bars

    There is one word for these bars—scrumptious! I once substituted peanut butter chips for the chocolate chips...they're wonderful that way,...

    Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast

    54 reviews

    Try this wonderfully flavored, easy-to-fix slow-cooker turkey breast when you're craving something delicious. It makes a great holiday dish for...

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    Iva’s Peach Cobbler

    65 reviews

    My mother received this peach cobbler recipe from a friend of hers many years ago, and fortunately she shared it...

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    Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

    66 reviews

    I packed chocolate chips, raisins, nuts and cinnamon into my oatmeal cookie recipe. These soft cookies are easy to make....

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    Caramel Tassies

    6 reviews

    These buttery, smooth caramel tassies make a nice addition to a dessert tray. These are ones that my family looks...

    Rhubarb Tart with Shortbread Crust

    8 reviews

    Here's a perfect ending to a grilled summer meal! Between the creamy texture, the pretty color and the buttery crust,...

    Spicy Touchdown Chili

    35 reviews

    For me, football, cool weather and chili just seem to go together. Whether I’m cheering on the local team on...

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    Parmesan Scones

    6 reviews

    The addition of onions gives these scones a nice bite. You can even stir in some basil or oregano if...

    Fudge Nut Brownies

    38 reviews

    There's no brownie recipe or mix I've ever tried that's better than this! And it's so easy—you can mix it...

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    Braised Hanukkah Brisket

    2 reviews

    My mother, Enid, always used the most marbled cut of brisket she could find to make this recipe, so she'd...

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    Pickled Bell Peppers

    5 reviews

    Well received at potlucks, these colorful sliced peppers add zest to the menu—and they're a smart way to use peppers...

    New York Cheesecake with Shortbread Crust

    3 reviews

    Light, creamy and smooth, this traditional New York cheesecake will melt in your mouth. It is made with a shortbread...

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    Chewy Soft Pretzels

    11 reviews

    These homemade pretzels never last long around our house. My kids love to make them…and eat them! I serve them...

    Berry Tartlets

    Bring spring flavors together in these delectable miniature tarts. Raspberries and blueberries both work well with the whipped cream and...

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    Pear Tart

    15 reviews

    My sister-in-law brought this pretty pastry to dinner one night, and we all went back for seconds. It is truly...

    Southern Sweet Potato Pie

    36 reviews

    This Mississippi sweet potato pie is very popular in the South. It's a particular favorite at our house because we...