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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    Fruity Orange Dream

    I learned this recipe from a fellow teacher when I was living in West Virginia. It's a standout for a morning party, since it's even better when made the night before, so the flavors have time to mix. Plus, kids love it—it tastes like a Creamsicle in a bowl! —Georgeanna Wellings, Dacula, Georgia

    Apple Thyme Chicken

    5 reviews

    Apples and chicken may seem like an unusual combination, but they make a wonderful meal when grilled to perfection. The...


    Warm Spiced Cider Punch

    3 reviews

    This is a nice warm-up punch. I like to serve it when there is a nip in the air. The...


    Apple Pie Bundles

    These cute bundles taste like an apple pie but without all of the work—no fork needed! The ingredients in this...


    Kielbasa Apple Kabobs

    2 reviews

    In Hebron, Indiana, Edna Hoffman relies on sausage to make these colorful kabobs different from most. The meaty chunks are...

    Spiced Apple Cake with Caramel Icing

    1 review

    Easy to prepare and popular with my friends and family, this apple cake is one of my all-time favorite autumn...


    Apple Pie Tartlets

    16 reviews

    Good-for-you things come in small packages when you make a batch of the tiny apple pie treats. Sweet and cinnamony,...

    Apple Cabbage Coleslaw

    1 review

    This cool, crunchy salad is perfect for hot summer days when family reunions, picnics and weddings are in full bloom!—Emma...


    Red Apple Butter Bars

    5 reviews

    Fall means apple-picking time, and we love using the fresh fruit to bake up these bars. The streusel on top...


    Thyme-Baked Apple Slices

    1 review

    My children love this healthy apple side dish along with chicken fingers for lunch. It's also a wonderful alternative to...


    Apple Pie Oatmeal Dessert

    3 reviews

    Warm and comforting oatmeal desserts bring back memories of time spent with my family around the kitchen table. I serve...

    Tailgate Apple Pies

    3 reviews

    Made as single servings, these handheld pies are ideal for football games or other parties. They always disappear quickly. You...


    Apple and Broccoli Salad

    Crunchy veggies, creamy dressing, and sweet fruit come together in this fabulous salad. Serve it immediately or chill until serving...


    Modern Waldorf Salad

    1 review

    A Waldorf salad inspired my pasta dish. I use smoked turkey, apples, strawberries and orecchiette. Rotisserie chicken and other fruits...


    Crunchy Cool Coleslaw

    5 reviews

    This recipe is my version of the peanut slaw I love at Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que, a popular restaurant chain in...


    Apple Streusel Bars

    1 review

    I made these delicious bars for a friend's birthday once and now he requests them every year! They have a...

    Potluck Apple Pie Bars

    3 reviews

    I use apple from our own apple trees to make this dessert. It's a big hit at potlucks as well...


    Tangy Apple Slaw Burgers

    2 reviews

    I'm always looking for fresh new ways to make burgers. We love to grill and have several varieties of apple...


    Cinnamon Apple Cider Monkey Bread

    8 reviews

    I use the cold-weather staple apple cider—plus apples and more cinnamon—to turn plain cinnamon rolls into monkey bread. My boys...


    Cinnamon-Apple Brown Betty

    4 reviews

    If I had to define the "Betty" of Apple Brown Betty, she'd be a smart and thrifty Southern gal with...


    Apple Kielbasa Kabobs

    2 reviews

    — Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana


    Tempting Caramel Apple Pudding with Gingersnap Crust

    9 reviews

    The crunchy apple topping gives way to a creamy layer of cream cheese and butterscotch-caramel pudding. The gingersnap crust lends...


    Moroccan Beef & Apple Stew

    I like to cook various dishes from around the world, so when I found a recipe for Moroccan tagine, I...


    Almond & Apple Wild Rice Salad

    2 reviews

    It's healthy and delicious! Use a mixture of red and green apples to give it a pop of color. —Dan...

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    Apple ‘n’ Pork Burgers

    7 reviews

    This pork burger recipe is a favorite of ours. We had a similar burger in Hawaii and once home, I...


    Cran-Apple Salsa

    1 review

    Here’s a festive twist on traditional holiday cranberry relish. Says Jody Bauer of Balaton, Minnesota: "This salsa packs a tart-sweet...


    Honey Caramel Apples

    When caramel apple season arrives, we roll apples in salted pecans and drizzle them with homemade fudge. For a different...


    Cookie Sheet Apple Pie

    2 reviews

    I belong to several volunteer service groups, and this dessert has been a real time-saver when there's a large crowd...


    Apple Halibut Kabobs

    1 review

    At first, I was hesitant to try this recipe, but I'm very glad I did—the apple and halibut flavors complement...


    Tangy Turkey Kabobs

    Unlike traditional kabobs, these call for turkey breast slices, potatoes and apple chunks. The flavorful honey mustard salad dressing shines...