Christmas is just around the corner and nothing says merry Christmas and Happy holidays like delicious seasons, apps, entrees and desserts. Wow your friends and family this holiday season with these outstanding recipes from Taste of Home.

 

hors d’oeuvres

Cranberry Brie Pecan Pinwheels

A twist on traditional baked brie, these cranberry brie pinwheels will make your kitchen smell amazing!

 

Basil White Bean Dip

This bean dip is a great alternative to hummus during the holiday season. It’s smooth, creamy and delicious.

 

Savory Party Bread

A favorite holiday snack, this savory party bread is packed with cheesy, oniony goodness – you won’t be able to put it down.

 

Icy Holiday Punch

Yummy yummy – this rosy punch makes any holiday gather a bit more special. Plus, you can make it ahead so you don’t have to bend over backwards to dazzle your guests.

 

Sides and compliments

Better Brussels Sprouts

This dish is also easy to make, fast and healthy. It’s also a great way to get kids to eat Brussels sprouts. Pro tip: prepackaged Brussels sprout halves are usually available at local grocery stores They’re a timesaver if you can find them, but it’s just as good to buy whole ones and slice them in half.

 

Roasted Carrots with Cilantro-Walnut Pesto

This dish calls for cilantro, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, parmesan, parsley and basil. It’s a light, colorful, dish perfect for any holiday table.

 

Roasted Honey Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are delicious and very, very good for you. This recipe uses cinnamon and honey to bring out their natural sweetness for a simple and elegant side dish.

 

Slow-Cooked Green Beans

Green beans really do shine at the holidays. Try this recipe for an easy dish that will be the star of the show.

 

Parmesan Baked Potatoes

A little Parmesan goes a long way. Make your ordinary potatoes extraordinary with this simple recipe that elevate basic baked potatoes with a punch of flavor.’

 

Chunky Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Another elevated potato dish, this time with a little help from garlic. These potatoes will knock your socks off with a sweet and delicate garlic flavor.

 

Fresh Ginger Cranberry Relish

You can’t have a holiday meal without a delicious cranberry relish. This recipe goes great with either turkey or pork and adds some oomph to your average deli sandwich.

 

Entres

Mustard-Crusted Prime Rib with Madeira Glaze

This delicious prime rib is great on its own, but the rich Madeira glaze kicks it up a notch for special holiday dinners. Better still is that it roasts with a bed of tender vegetables, so get a whole holiday with just one pan.

 

Orange Pomegranate Salmon

A bright, festive salmon dish makes a notable addition to your holiday table—and it’s as delicious as it is beautiful. Plus, this makes and impressive presentation and no one will guess how easy it is to make! It’s best served with roasted potatoes and asparagus.

 

There you have it, delicious options for your holiday table this year. Visit our blog for more yummy recipes. Harry’s wishes all our guests, friends and family a very happy and healthy holiday season!