250 Best Christmas Dinner Recipes

How long have you been far away from your family? The good news is, Christmas is coming to town. Nothing is better than having a delicious dinner with your family after a long time being apart. Do you have any ideas on what to make yet?

If not, check out the 250 best recipes for a scrumptious Christmas dinner with your family. We have everything you need: appetizers, sides, drinks, etc. Need more ideas? How about some homemade candies and cookies? Whatever you want to name it because we have them all in this article. For those who have never cooked before, this won’t be a big deal. A simple but tasty meal is enough to make everybody happy.

250 Best Christmas Dinner Recipes

Appetizers for Christmas Dinner

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus from Damn Delicious

Pine Cone Cheese Ball with Almonds from Living Locurto

Cranberry Pecan Mini Goat Cheese Balls from Mom on Timeout

Cheese Ball Bites from Delish

Roasted Balsamic Cranberry and Brie Crostini from Neighbor Food

Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs from Spicy Southern Kitchen

Sweet and Spicy Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs from The Cookie Rookie

Spicy Cranberry Barbecue Meatballs from Yellow Bliss Road

Gruyere, Mushroom, & Caramelized Onion Bites from Little Spice Jar

Chicken, Cranberry & Brie Tartlets from Lemon Tree Dwelling

Holiday Cheeseboard from Eat Yourself Skinny

Pomegranate Cheeseball from How Sweet Eats

Cranberry Pepper Jelly Dip from Life with the Crust Cut Off

White Cheddar and Cranberry Dip  from Little Broken

Cranberry Salsa from The Girl Who Ate Everything

Spinach Dip Stuffed Crescent Roll Christmas Tree from Real Housemoms

Pull-Apart Crescent Christmas Tree from Delish

Christmas Deviled Eggs from Sober Julie

Cranberry Feta Pinwheels from Spend with Pennies

Cranberry Turkey Pinwheels from Noshing with the Nolands

3-Ingredient Cranberry Brie Bites from Tablespoon

Cranberry-Cream Cheese Crescent Bites from Pillsbury

Cranberry Jalapeño Dip from Sparrows and Lilies

Pumpkin Pecan Baked Brie from Lemon Tree Dwelling

Maple Pecan Baked Brie from Fake Ginger

Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels from Tammliee Tips

Candied Pecans from Gimme Some Oven

Savory Bacon Pineapple Bites from Small Town Woman

Cream Cheese Sausage Balls from Plain Chicken

Quick Salami & Cream Cheese Bites from The Kitchen is My Playground

Smoked Sweet Kielbasa Bites from Mostly Homemade Mom

Main Entree Christmas Dinner Recipes

Crockpot Turkey Breast from Chelsea’s Messy Apron

Juicy Roast Turkey from Natasha’s Kitchen

How to Cook a Perfect Turkey from Eazy Peazy Mealz

Super Moist Turkey from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch

Mayonnaise Roasted Turkey from She Wears Many Hats

Rosemary Lemon Roasted Turkey from Diethood

Maple-Glazed Turkey with Bacon and Sage Butter from Five Heart Home

Apple Cider Glazed Turkey Breast from The Noshery

Baked Ham with Pineapple Brown Sugar Glaze from Roti n Rice

Crock-Pot Brown Sugar Pineapple Ham from For the Love of Food

Slow Cooker Glazed Ham from Creme de la Crumb

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Ham from The Magical Slow Cooker

Easy Slow Cooker Honey Ham from The Kitchn

Bourbon Orange Glazed Ham from The Chunky Chef

Oven-Roasted Cranberry-Dijon Glazed Ham from The Food Charlatan

Apple Stuffed Pork Loin Roast from Food Network

Cranberry Glazed Pork Tenderloin from Menu Musings of a Modern Mom

Prime Rib Roast with Garlic and Rosemary from Nordstrom

Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushrooms and White Wine Cream Sauce from Half Baked Harvest

Balsamic Roasted Chicken with Cranberries from Cotter Crunch

Garlic Rosemary Chicken with Cranberries from The Mediterranean Dish

Side Dish Christmas Dinner Recipes


Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes (Slow Cooker) from Little Spice Jar

Melting Potatoes from Spicy Southern Kitchen

Parmesan Garlic Roasted Potatoes from The Recipe Critic

Mashed Potato Casserole from House of Yum

Buttery Parsley Potatoes from Foodie Crush

Twice Baked Potato Casserole from Just A Pinch Recipes

Garlic Parmesan Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes from The Chunky Chef

Crispy Cheese and Bacon Potatoes from Barefoot in the Kitchen

Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes from Lil Luna

Parmesan Crusted Potatoes from COOKTORIA

Crispy Garlic Butter Parmesan Smashed Potatoes from Cafe Delites

3 Ingredient Roasted Potatoes with Crunchy Onions from The Food Charlatan

Seriously Amazing Cheddar Mashed Potatoes from Little Spice Jar

Funereal Potatoes from Lil Luna

Sweet Potatoes & Yams

Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows and Streusel from Celebrating Sweets

Sweet Potato Casserole with Butter Pecan Crumble Topping from Averie Cooks

Sweet Potato Casserole from Chef in Training

Candied Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole from Creme de la Crumb

The BEST Candied Yams (without corn syrup!) from Six Sisters Stuff

Brown Sugar Bacon Roasted Sweet Potatoes from Tinselbox

Baked Parmesan Sweet Potatoes from Lil Luna

Melting Sweet Potatoes (with Maple-Pecan Sauce) from Dessert for Two

Hasselback Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes from Tip Hero

Crispy Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes from The Comfort of Cooking

Baked Candied Yams – Soul Food Style from I Heart Recipes

Fully Loaded Sweet Potatoes from The Novice Chef

Honey-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Honey-Cinnamon Dip from Averie Cooks

Garlic Butter Smashed Sweet Potatoes With Parmesan Cheese from Cafe Delites


Classic Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing from Averie Cooks

“Simple is Best” Dressing from Bon Appetit

Easy Sausage and Herb Stuffing from Once Upon a Chef

Grandma’s Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffing from Tastes of Lizzy T

Old-Fashioned Bread Stuffing with Sausage from The Hungry Bluebird

Homestyle Sausage Stuffing from Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice

Mom’s Stuffing from BigOven

Homemade Southern Cornbread Dressing from Divas Can Cook

Traditional Bread Stuffing from Brown Eyed Baker

Sausage Apple and Cranberry Stuffing from Wicked Good Kitchen

Apple Cranberry Rosemary Stuffing from Cooking Classy

Sage, Onion and Smoked Bacon Stuffing from HGTV


Slow Cooker Creamed Corn from Damn Delicious

Slow Cooker Cheddar Corn from Plain Chicken

The Most Amazing Oven Roasted Corn from Hugs & Cookies

Sweet Corn Spoonbread from Southern Bite

BEST Corn Casserole from Plain Chicken

Nantucket Corn Pudding from A Family Feast

Crock Pot Corn on the Cob from Spicy Southern Kitchen

Slow Cooker Cheesy Jalapeno Corn from The Magical Slow Cooker

Creamed Corn Au Gratin from Chew Out Loud

Cheesy Corn Casserole from Melanie Makes

Slow Cooker Milk and Honey Corn on the Cob from The Magical Slow Cooker

Green Beans

Creamy Green Bean Casserole (from Scratch) from Sally’s Baking Addiction

Cheesy Green Bean Casserole from Spicy Southern Kitchen

Garlic and Bacon Green Beans from Julia’s Album

Bacon Green Bean Bundles from Spend With Pennies

Lemon Butter Green Beans from Diethood

Nanou’s Garlic Green Beans from The Life Jolie Blog

Oven Roasted Green Beans from Frugal Living Mom

Roasted Green Beans with Parmesan and Basil from Rachel Cooks

Balsamic Garlic Roasted Green Beans and Mushrooms from Lets Dish

Garlic Roasted Green Beans and Mushrooms from Kate Moving Forward

Simple Skillet Green Beans from Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Brussels Sprouts

Best Brussels Sprouts from The Hungry Bluebird

Parmesan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon from Butter Your Biscuit

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts from Eat Yourself Skinny

Unbelievable Cheesy Garlic Brussels Sprout Bake from Apple of My Eye

Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Cinnamon Butternut Squash, Pecans, and Cranberries from Julia’s Album

Brussels Sprouts in Garlic Butter from Genius Kitchen

Crispy Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Garlic from What2Cook

The Best Brussels Sprouts from Horses & Heels

Garlic Parmesan Roasted Brussels Sprouts from Crunchy Creamy Sweet

Cranberries and Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts from Platings and Pairings

Cheesy Brussels Sprout Bake from Delish

Creamy Mustard Brussels Sprouts Salad from Cotter Crunch

Lemon Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts from Baker by Nature


Brown Butter Garlic Honey Roasted Carrots from Rasa Malaysia

Parmesan Roasted Carrots from your homebased mom

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Sugar Glazed Carrots from McCormick

Secret Ingredient Honey Garlic Roasted Carrots from Carlsbad Cravings

Honey Maple Roasted Carrots from The Cafe Sucre Farine

Bourbon Maple Glazed Carrots from Cooking and Beer

The Best Glazed Carrots from Platings and Parings

Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots from Diethood

Macaroni and Cheese

Million Dollar Macaroni and Cheese Casserole from Carlsbad Cravings

Super Creamy Mac and Cheese from Spicy Southern Kitchen

Family Favorite Baked Mac and Cheese from The Chunky Chef

Loaded Mac & Cheese from Lemon Tree Dwelling

Southern Baked Macaroni And Cheese from Divas Can Cook

Epic Baked Mac and Cheese from RecipeTin Eats

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese Casserole from Spend With Pennies


Creamy Broccoli Casserole from The Kitchen is My Playground

Broccoli Casserole From Scratch from Kristine’s Kitchen

Crack Broccoli (with toasted almonds, lemon, & cheese) from A Beautiful Plate

Garlic Parmesan Roasted Broccoli from Damn Delicious

Magic Broccoli from RecipeTin Eats

Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin from PureWow

Corn and Broccoli Rice Casserole from Plain Chicken


Zucchini and Squash Au Gratin from Just A Pinch Recipes

Oven Roasted Butternut Squash from The Healthy Foodie

Maple Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash from Life Made Sweeter

Southern Squash Casserole from Add a Pinch

Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash from Chew Out Loud

Easy Garlic Herb Butternut Squash from Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberries from Peas and Crayons

Cranberry and Apple

Sautéed Cinnamon Apples from Chef in Training

Easy Crock Pot Fried Apples from A Night Owl

Fresh Cranberry Orange Sauce from Once Upon a Chef

Best Ever Cranberry Sauce from Mom On Timeout

Creamy Cranberry Salad from Taste of Home

Cranberry Apple Pecan Wild Rice Pilaf from Carlsbad Craving

Cranberry Millionaire Salad from Spend with Pennies

Creamy Vanilla Grape & Apple Salad from Julia’s Album

Apple Cranberry Fruit Salad from Tastes Better from Scratch


Easy Garlic Parmesan Knots from Damn Delicious

Pumpkin Dinner Rolls with Whipped Brown Sugar Cinnamon Butter from Carlsbad Craving

Honey Butter Rolls from Sally’s Baking Addiction

Rosemary Dinner Rolls from Cooking Classy

Soft Dinner Rolls from What Megan’s Making

Pumpkin Cornbread from Tasty Kitchen

Cream Cheese Cranberry Loaf from 12 Tomatoes

Easy Cheesy Pull Apart Rolls from Family Fresh Meals

Sweet Potato Muffins from Good + Simple

No-Knead Dinner Rolls from Pioneer Woman

Quick and Easy Soft Breadsticks from The Cents’Able Shoppin

Garlic & Rosemary Skillet Bread from Yellow Bliss Road

Other Christmas Dinner Side Dishes

Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad from Creme de la Crumb

Cranberry Almond Spinach Salad from Cooking Classy

Apple Cranberry Pecan Salad from Damn Delicious

Holiday Salad from Five Heart Home

Pear, Pomegranate and Spinach Salad from Coking Classy

Roasted Mushrooms in a Browned Butter, Garlic and Thyme Sauce from Closet Cooking

Creamy Garlic Parmesan Mushrooms from The Recipe Critic

Spinach Gratin from Everyday Dishes

Perfect Turkey Gravy from Center Cut Cook

Simple Turkey Gravy from 12 Tomatoes

Strawberry Pecan Pretzel Salad from The Gunny Sack

Desserts for Christmas Dinner

Christmas Cakes and Pies

Gingerbread Cheesecake from Live Love and Sugar

Gingerbread Layer Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting from Super Golden Bakes

Gingerbread Cake from Half Baked Harvest

Pecan Pie Cake Roll from Home. Made. Interest.

Cranberry Christmas Cake from Let’s Dish

Christmas Vanilla Roll Cake from A Treat’s Affair

Gingersnap Spice Cake from Chef in Training

White Christmas Truffle Cake from Vikalinka

Spiked Eggnog Cake from Liv for Cake

Eggnog Cake from The Cake Blog

Mint Chocolate Chip Cake from Liv for Cake

Sparkling Cranberry White Chocolate Cake from Life Love and Sugar

Pecan Pie Cheesecake from OMG Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate Pine Cones Cake from Oh Nuts

Hot Chocolate Cake from The Cake Blog

Cranberry Christmas Cake from Barefeet in the Kitchen

Italian Cream Cake from Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen

Ferrero Rocher Cake from Let the Baking Begin

Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Bundt Cake from Yellow Bliss Road

Candy Cane Brownie Trifle from The Food Charlatan

Eggnog Pie from Meatloaf and Melodrama

Candy Cane Pie from OMG Chocolate Desserts

Heavenly Cinnamon Pie from A Spicy Perspective

Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Oreo Pie from Kevin and Amanda

Cranberry Cheesecake Pie from Bake or Break

Christmas Cookies, Bars & Truffles

Candy Cane Oreo Truffles from CakesCottage

Christmas Chocolate Truffles from Lord Bryon’s Kitchen

Snowball Christmas Cookies (best ever) from Wicked Good Kitchen

Christmas Sugar Cookie Truffles from If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen

Cake Batter Christmas Cookies from Sally’s Baking Addiction

Hot Chocolate Cookies from Big Bear’s Wife

Peppermint Crunch Sugar Cookies from Crumbs and Chaos

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Brownie Cookies from Sugar Dish Me

Peanut Butter Christmas Cookies from My Incredible Recipes

White Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Sugar Cookies from Cooking Classy

Peppermint Bark Cookies from The Suburban Soap Box

Holiday Vanilla Pudding Cake Cookies from Mom’s Test Kitchen

Pecan Pie Bars from Rock Recipes

Brown Sugar Pecan Cookies from The Recipe Rebel

Pecan Pie Shortbread Cookies from Emotional Baker

The BEST Soft & Chewy Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies from Domestic Rebel

Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies from Mom on Timeout

Frosted Cranberry Cookies from The Novice Chef

Gingerbread Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting from Mom Endeavors

White Chocolate Dipped Ginger Cookies from Cooking Classy

Christmas Fudge and Brownies

Perfect Peppermint Fudge from Mom on Timeout

Peppermint Oreo Fudge from The Gunny Sack

Peppermint Bark Fudge from Sugar Spun Run

Easy Christmas Tree Brownies from One Little Project

White Chocolate Cranberry Fudge from Mom on Timeout

Easy Peppermint Bark from sugar Apron

Christmas Cocktails, Cider & Punch Recipes

Holiday Punch from Deliciously Sprinkled

Slow Cooker Spiced Wine from Well Plate

Cranberry and Mint Tea Holiday Punch from I Should Be Mopping The Floor

Grinch Punch from Simplistically Living

Shirley Temple from Culinary Hill

Christmas Sangria from Cake ‘n Knife

Cranberry Pineapple Punch from Real Housemoms

Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Cider from The Recipe Rebel

Sparkling Cranberry Apple Cider Punch from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

Cranberry Apple Cider Sangria from Flavour & Savour

Best Ever Creamy Crockpot Cocoa from One Good Thing

Caramel White Hot Chocolate from Passion for Savings

Homemade White Hot Chocolate from Celebrating Sweets

Slow Cooker Peppermint White Hot Chocolate from Mom on Timeout

These recipes are not hard to follow, even if you are a beginner. Do you want to give your loved ones a big surprise? Try it. I’m sure your friends and relatives will come back next year for more!

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