Ring in the New Year with deviled eggs loaded with bacon and cheese. This recipe can easily be prepped ahead of time, keeping eggs and filling refrigerated separately, and assembled at the last minute.
Roasted sweet potatoes are transformed from side dish to a layer cake worthy of any special occasion. Molasses buttercream and chopped almonds and cinnamon to garnish put this dessert over the top.
Leftover Christmas ham can be used for more than just sandwiches. Make a simple and savory dinner with white beans, veggies, and ham in the crockpot.
Marinara sauce, a classic Italian red sauce with garlic, onions, herbs, and not much more, is easy and weeknight-quick to make.
Chinese food is never bad leftover, but jazz it up by making Peking duck and cold rice into delicious duck fried rice. Just a few veggies and a quick turn in the skillet, and you'll have a new dinner in minutes.
Can't get enough eggnog this time of year? Bake it into a cake! Pound cake serves as a versatile base and makes this festive treat easy to transport.
Give simple butter cookies some holiday sparkle by using red or green sugar. These cookies are easy to prep ahead of time and freeze until you need to bake them.
Beef pot roast, a winter comfort-food stalwart, gets livened up with sweet potatoes, onions, and smoky, spicy chipotle peppers in adobo sauce.
Cranberry and orange are the perfect Christmas combination. Bake this bread for a special Christmas morning treat, or to have on hand for extra holiday guests.
Tired of the old Christmas cookie classics? Brighten up the holidays with these orange sandwich cookies stuffed with an orange cream filling.
Pecan pie gets even more decadent by swapping corn syrup for maple syrup, toasting the pecans ahead of time, and adding chocolate. Serve a slice with a little homemade whipped cream and guests will be eating out of your hand.
Everyone loves a morsel of fudge over the holidays. Here's a recipe for delicious chocolate fudge with chopped black walnuts.
These delicious cookies are like a gingerbread and snickerdoodle mash-up! Dunk one in some egg nog for holiday cheer.
This delicious tart can either be served as an appetizer or with a hearty salad as an entree for four.
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Gingerbread at Christmas doesn't always have to mean gingerbread cookies. These cakey bars are rich with the deep flavors of traditional gingerbread.
Use a sugar cookie to make the base and then add matcha powder and white chocolate chips to the mix. Matcha powder is available at specialty tea shops and Asian markets.
The key to a moist, rich brownie is using good-quality ingredients and not overbaking the brownies in the oven.