Easy Festive Holiday Recipes

Rudolph the Bread-Nosed Reindeer

Rudolph the Bread-Nosed Reindeer

Give your homemade bread baking skills a whimsical twist by making this Whole Wheat Rudolph Bread Nosed Reindeer.

Or, you can use store-bought frozen bread dough and follow the instructions for forming and shaping.

Either way you make him, your family and friends will be delighted to see Rudolph making an appearance at the holiday table!

Christmas Wreath Appetizer

Christmas Wreath Appetizer

You’ll get plenty of oohs and aahs when you serve this festive goat cheese Christmas wreath at your next party or gathering.

Not only is it a buffet table showstopper, but it’s also an utterly delicious cheesy appetizer that people can’t seem to get enough of.

Turkey Bread Bowl Appetizer

Turkey Bread Bowl Appetizer

Amaze your family and friends with this Thanksgiving Turkey Bread Bowl Appetizer with Creamy Spinach Ranch Dip.

He’s super easy to recreate, and Mr.Tom Turkey’s tail feathers play double duty as the dippers. What could be more fun?

Pumpkin Spice Martini

Pumpkin Spice Martini

The first time I’d had a pumpkin spice martini was on vacation while we were spending a little time at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez, California.

After my initial sip, I knew it was something I wanted to recreate upon returning home. 

The result is my version of a Pumpkin Spice Martini, and it’s a good one.

Fried Rosette Cookies

Fried Rosette Cookies

Part of the fun of eating a Fried Rosette Snowflake Cookie is the dusting of confectioners sugar that inevitably snow down the front of your shirt as you crunch into these crispy little holiday treats.

There’s no way around it so just give in and let it snow!