Christmas Recipes

It’s the most wonderful time of year for your favorite Christmas recipes! Whether you are planning Christmas dinner or interested in making homemade treats to give as gifts, my collection of over 40 holiday recipes will provide plenty of inspiration. You’ll find an assortment of Christmas cakes, Christmas cookies and even Christmas appetizers. Need a holiday cocktail recipe? I’ve got those too!

My favorite recipe:

I make this festive snow white cake every year for Christmas Day dessert. It’s so easy to make, I’m sure you’ll add it to your upcoming holiday food traditions.

Top five recipes:

  1. Eudora Welty’s White Fruitcake
  2. Strawberry Cranberry Jam [Christmas Jam]
  3. Divinity Candy
  4. Homemade Chex Mix
  5. Cranberry White Chocolate Bread Pudding

Watch and learn:


All recipes:


hand removing a cheese straw from a bowl

Homemade Cheese Straws

Last updated on June 16th, 2023 A beloved Southern treat, these spicy little cheese straws are simple to make and even more addictive to eat. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Cheese straws have been a […]

whole chocolate chip pecan pie on a gray napkin

Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie

Last updated on October 27th, 2023 Take your pecan pie recipe to the next level with the addition of semi-sweet chocolate chips. This chocolate chip pecan pie is ooey, gooey and decadently delicious. Did you know most of the world’s pecans are grown in the United States? Among the country’s […]

overhead shot of sliced red velvet cake with three slices of cake on plates and bottles of milk to the side

Southern Red Velvet Cake from Scratch

Last updated on April 2nd, 2023 You are definitely going to want to cut yourself a big slice of this delicious red velvet cake made from scratch. Layers of moist red chocolate cake are sandwiched between creamy decadent cream cheese icing. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to […]

bowl of oyster stew garnished with green onions and cayenne pepper served in black bowls with a spoon resting on the side

Oyster Stew

Last updated on September 20th, 2022 Oyster stew, laced with heavy cream, herbs and briny bivalves, is a delicious Christmas Eve tradition served in the Southern United States. But don’t reserve this just for the holidays. It’s delicious any day of the year! Gulf oysters have long been a mainstay […]

baked butter pecan cookies on a baking rack with two glasses of milk to the side

Butter Pecan Cookies

Last updated on September 20th, 2022 Unexpected guests? Keep the dough for these slice-and-bake butter pecan cookies in the freezer! This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. When I was a little girl, there was an elderly […]