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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Cherry-Tarragon Holiday Dinner Rolls

My grandmother made these holiday dinner rolls for any big holiday, and we would all clamor at the table to get our hands on one. Use any remaining rolls as buns for slider sandwiches. —Jeanne Holt, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Savory Pumpkin Bread

Learn how to make this savory pumpkin bread recipe from scratch. It's a nice surprise compared with sweet pumpkin loaves....


Coconut, Lime and Pistachio Cookies

7 reviews

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


Cherry Pistachio Bark

1 review

Dotted with red cherry bits, these diamond-shaped pieces are lovely on a tray. Plus, they come together quickly with four...


Salmon with Horseradish Pistachio Crust

1 review

Impress everyone at your table with this elegant but easy salmon that's delicious and nutritious. You can substitute scallions for...

Pistachio Quick Bread

6 reviews

I love making many of these special loaves to give away for the holidays. They also freeze well so it...


Pistachio Palmiers

My family loves palmiers from the bakery, so I created my own recipe. These have a Middle Eastern twist with...

Chewy Chocolate-Cherry Bars

3 reviews

Colorful dried cherries and pistachios star in this take on seven-layer bars. To switch it up even more, try cinnamon...


Chocolate & Cardamom Coconut Tart

1 review

This holiday-worthy tart with a cardamom-scented crust is my nod to our family’s Scandinavian heritage. The filling is rich in...


Cranberry-Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies

2 reviews

For years, I made Swedish thumbprint cookies with raspberry jam and walnuts. Now at Christmas, I use pistachios and cranberries...


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Raspberry Pistachio Thumbprints

11 reviews

Thumbprint cookies are a Christmas classic, and I especially like my updated version with pistachios. The rich, buttery bites are...

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...


Orange-Pistachio Quinoa Salad

1 review

Add this fresh and healthy quinoa recipe to your holiday spread. Its citrusy, nutty taste is simply delicious. —Jean...


Coconut Pistachio Pie

7 reviews

We simply loved the lightly toasted coconut crust that paired so well with the pale green pistachio pudding in this...


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Pistachio Pudding Cake

76 reviews

Everyone who's ever tried this moist, one-of-a-kind pistachio pudding cake can't believe it uses a mix. The dessert is perfect...


Rustic Nut Bars

15 reviews

My friends love crunching into the crust—so much like shortbread—and the wildly nutty topping of these chewy, gooey bars. —Barbara...

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Fresh Pear Bread

71 reviews

When our tree branches are loaded with ripe and juicy fruit, I treat my family and friends to lots of...


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Pistachio Mallow Salad

29 reviews

This fluffy pistachio salad is a real treat since it's creamy but not overly sweet. It's easy to mix up,...


Coconut Cherry Sandies

Guests won't be able to stop at just one of these tender almond shortbread cookies studded with cherries, coconut and...


Warm Apple & Pistachio Spinach Salad

2 reviews

I'm really not a salad person, but this unusual salad is actually worthy of bringing to a dinner party or...