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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    Turnip Greens Salad

    My Turnip Greens Salad was created using items from my garden. Because most people cook turnip greens, I wanted to present those same greens in a way that would retain their nutrient content. You can also add different kinds of meat, like cooked shrimp or chicken. —James McCarroll, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

    Cranberry Pumpkin Chutney

    It's a waste to throw out carved jack-o'-lanterns after Halloween, so I decided to make a pumpkin chutney with them....

    Orange Cranberry Cookie Bars

    3 reviews

    These cranberry cookie bars combine two beloved holiday flavors and top a delicious soft crust with cream cheese icing. We...

    Cranberry Biscotti

    This cranberry biscotti is the perfect hostess gift for the holidays. Pack it into a festive Christmas tin and top...

    Air-Fryer Breakfast Cookies

    1 review

    I used to buy brand-name breakfast cookies from the supermarket, but since I found this recipe, I've enjoyed making my...

    Crackled Cranberry Pecan Cookies

    1 review

    Cranberries, orange and nuts make one of my favorite flavor combinations, and this special drop cookie fits in particularly well...

    Coconut, Lime and Pistachio Cookies

    7 reviews

    Perfect for freezing, these cookies look like Christmas but taste like summer. —Barbara Crusan, Pass Christian, Mississippi

    Cran-Orange Couscous Salad

    5 reviews

    I often create salads for summer using a variety of healthy, filling grains. This version with tender couscous is amped...

    Chocolate Chip-Cranberry Scones

    5 reviews

    My daughter started making these as a "healthy" alternative to cookies since we seem to like cookies of any kind....

    White Chip Cranberry Blondies

    5 reviews

    We created these delicious blondies to satisfy any health-conscious cook. Applesauce moistens the batter, while dried cranberries, white chips and...

    White Chocolate Cranberry-Orange Bars

    2 reviews

    This is my take on my mother's recipe for chocolate chunk bars, which she made every Christmas Eve. Our family...

    Wild Rice & Cranberry Loaves

    3 reviews

    This is an incredibly fragrant bread with lots of texture from wild rice and dried cranberries. It's hearty enough for...

    Glazed Cranberry Biscuits

    My family likes biscuits for breakfast. One Sunday, I decided to make those golden goodies extra special by adding white...

    Toffee Cranberry Crisps

    14 reviews

    I've had more friends request this recipe than any other cookie recipe I have. The combination of cranberries, chocolate chips...

    Quick Cranberry Chip Cookies

    12 reviews

    I received these delightful cookies for Christmas a few years ago. I was watching my diet, but I couldn't stay...

    Cherry Chocolate Pecan Pie

    2 reviews

    I'm a pie baker and this is one my family frequently requests. With the brandy infused cherries and chocolate chips,...

    Curried Cranberry Snack Mix

    3 reviews

    Pack this easy-to-make munchie in a sleek glass or acrylic canister adorned with cotton yarn, and it'll be ready to...

    Holiday Kipferl Cookie

    1 review

    My family has been making the classic kipferl cookie on December 1 every year since I can remember. During the...

    White Chocolate-Cranberry Biscotti

    15 reviews

    The original version of this recipe was handed down from my great-aunt. Through the years, my mother and I have...

    Pumpkin-Pecan Baked Oatmeal

    5 reviews

    Here’s a yummy wintertime treat. My husband rarely eats in the morning, but when I make my baked oatmeal, he...

    Bread Pudding with White Chocolate Sauce

    2 reviews

    A delectable white chocolate sauce is the crowning touch on servings of this comforting cinnamon bread pudding.

    Cranberry Orange Sandwich Cookies

    2 reviews

    My sweet-tart cookies make a terrific addition to a holiday dessert tray. I love the creamy orange filling.—Trisha Kruse, Eagle,...

    Cherry Pistachio Cookies

    2 reviews

    Dried cherries, crunchy nuts, bits of orange, white chocolate—there's a lot to love in this cookie! It's very different from...

    Molly’s Sweet and Spicy Tzimmes Cake

    1 review

    My husband and I are always on the lookout for new ways to incorporate Jewish traditions into our interfaith home....

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    Plum Conserve

    1 review

    My mouthwatering conserve is a versatile gift. It makes a lovely garnish for rolls during holiday feasts, is delicious paired...

    White Chocolate Cranberry Almond Tart

    1 review

    A sweet white chocolate drizzle perfectly balances the tangy cranberries in my signature holiday dessert. I also make this tart...

    Grand Marnier Cranberry Pound Cake

    3 reviews

    This is a bit different than the usual pound cakes I've prepared. The combination of cranberries and orange liqueur is...

    Cranberry Bacon Galette

    Sweet, smoky, tangy, fresh: The flavors in this distinctive appetizer are sure to perk up taste buds for dinner. I...

    Fruit & Almond Bites

    With big handfuls of dried apricots and cherries, almonds and pistachios, we make dozens of no-bake treats you can take...

    Cranberry-Pecan Wheat Berry Salad

    2 reviews

    I love to experiment with different grains and wanted to give wheat berries a try. My whole family goes nuts...