Over the past year, I have joined a fantastic group of bloggers to share holiday meal plans. And for our final meal plan, we have the best holiday of all – Christmas!
Whether you are planning a brunch, a dinner or just a regular ole’ party, every item in this Christmas Meal Plan will find a great home.
It’s time to get the party started!!
Baked Goat Cheese Roasted Cranberry Appetizer from Honey and Birch
This fancy baked goat cheese roasted cranberry appetizer recipe is easier to make than it looks!
It is the perfect appetizer for holiday gatherings like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve! This is a great nosh hour appetizer for your family & guests to sit around the table with some wine while waiting for the turkey to cook.
Grab a log of goat cheese and some fresh cranberries, and get to noshing!
Cranberry Coffee Cake with Sweet Vanilla Glaze from Yellow Bliss Road
With tons of tart cranberries, cinnamon and a sweet glaze, this Cranberry Coffee Cake recipe is the perfect holiday treat.
This Cranberry Coffee Cake has those delicious holiday flavors that you crave this time of year. This simple coffee cake is filled with fresh, tart cranberries along with brown sugar & cinnamon swirled throughout.
While it isn’t your traditional coffee cake, this recipe still calls for sour cream to keep it incredibly moist and tender. This is a delicious accompaniment to coffee, tea, or a nightcap during your holiday gatherings.
Cinnamon Apple Dutch Baby Pancake from Your Homebased Mom
This delicious Apple Dutch Baby is a delicious flavor twist on the traditional dutch baby pancake.
So good you will almost feel guilty eating it for breakfast! Almost. With puffed up edges, cinnamon & sugar, and an eggy apply filling this treat is perfect for Christmas morning breakfast.
Easy Oven Baked Scrambled Eggs from Julie’s Eats and Treats
Easy oven baked scrambled eggs are light, fluffy, and perfectly meddled with cheese! Baked to perfection in the oven -no stovetop!
This recipe doesn’t require much attention and the baked eggs are so amazingly light & fluffy. This is the easiest breakfast for those hectic holidays!
Bourbon Molasses Glazed Ham from Sweet C’s
This is the recipe you’re looking for for the most delicious Christmas ham!
Sweet, crunchy, and salty this recipe is totally addictive! The molasses’ sweetness is balanced perfectly with a subtle smoky flavor.
Orange marmalade and bourbon melt together for a rich, comforting taste that’s perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or really any time of the winter months.
Golden Butter Waffles from The Baker Upstairs
Christmas mornings are made a bit less stressful with this buttery waffle recipe! The perfect breakfast before, or after, seeing what Santa left under the Christmas tree.
A filling, tasty recipe for the whole family. These amazing homemade golden butter waffles are crisp on the outside, fluffy on the inside, and so delicious! Simply add a little butter & syrup on top, and you’ve got breakfast perfection!
Or make this recipe a bit more Christmasy with cookie butter spread or add a bit of pumpkin spice in the batter for an extra warming holiday flavor.
Baked Eggnog Pumpkin French Toast from The Reluctant Entertainer
This overnight Baked Egg Nog Pumpkin French Toast is an easy, delicious holiday breakfast for your family or out-of-town guests!
This secret to the ease of this recipe is a loaf of King’s Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread. Eggnog & pumpkin pie spice create a warming, creamy holiday french toast excellent for early Christmas mornings in only 30 minutes. Make the night before for extra ease! Simply flip the bread over, add the simple cinnamon and sugar mixture.
Bake & enjoy!
Very Merry Tricolor Christmas Cupcakes from Tidy Mom
These Very Merry Tricolor Christmas Cupcakes are red, green, and white with a hint of peppermint!
See how easy it is to turn plain cupcakes into colorful marble cupcakes with this easy recipe! The frosting is just as simple to whip up, and will transform these cupcakes into fancy café-style confections. Add festive flair to your dessert array this holiday season with these fluffy, subtly minty cupcakes in just over half an hour.
A great baking project for kids looking to leave Santa something other than cookies this year!
German Chocolate Cake Cookies from A Dash of Sanity
This amazing recipe yields 36 delicious, chewy, chocolate cookies with a gooey, caramel-pecan frosting. These just may be the best cookies you will ever eat! Everything in this recipe is made from scratch, yet are ready to eat in only 35 minutes.
A great treat to serve your holiday guests. And a great snack to leave Santa and his reindeer this Christmas!
Festive Giant Cupcake from The Cookie Writer
Giant cupcakes are a fun treat any time of the year, but this festive giant cupcake for Christmas is all centered around the most wonderful time of the year! Candy melts form the liner for your giant cupcake, giving it a realistic touch.
Topped with a cream cheese frosting, edible silver beads, and crushed peppermint make this Christmas centerpiece delightful to look at and to eat! A fun baking day to share with your kids, they’ll love the larger-than-life cupcake!
Green & Gold Christmas Table from Celebrations at Home
This festive tablescape is slightly formal and elegant.
Layer gold-toned dishes with green glass plates, golden candlesticks, and a centerpiece runner using foraged evergreen clippings and you’ll have yourself a gorgeous table display for your holiday feast. Circular menu cards are placed inside of soup bowls for a modern, and sophisticated touch.
Let this unexpected green & gold Christmas table inspire your holiday entertaining!
Simple Rustic Christmas Tablescape with Printable Placecards from Live Laugh Rowe
Live Laugh Rowe’s Simple Rustic Christmas Tablescape will help you entertain more often this season and stress less while hosting!
A simple centerpiece comes together with a galvanized tray that holds candles, vases filled cranberries, and pieces of birch wood. This free printable Merry Christmas Table Card adds to your rustic tablescape with a vintage holly graphic. Whether you use a holiday message or personalize them with names, place cards can add to your guests feeling all warm and fuzzy.
Here’s to simplifying your holiday entertaining in style!
Jingle All the Way Free Printable from Eighteen25
Grab your 16×20 ‘Jingle All the Way’ download here!
Available in two colors, bright & modern, or the more traditional Christmas colors. This adorable printable will quickly become your family’s Christmas slogan.
Seeing this printable hanging in your home everyday, you’ll want to bundle the whole family up and go on a search for all Christmas light displays in the neighborhood. Don’t be surprised if you’re inspired to join a caroling choir with this Christmas cheer in your home!
This post was brought to you by:
Yellow Bliss Road | The Cookie Writer | The Baker Upstairs | Sweet C’s | Your Homebased Mom | Reluctant Entertainer
A Dash of Sanity | Julie’s Eats & Treats |Honey and Birch | Tidy Mom | Celebrations At Home | Eighteen25 | Live Laugh Rowe | Crazy for Crust
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