250 Best Christmas Dinner Recipes

Plan the ultimate Christmas feast with these main entree, side dish, dessert and appetizer Christmas dinner recipes that are guaranteed to be a big hit with your guests! Look no further than this roundup to find any and all of your Christmas dinner recipes. Whether you are looking for traditional Christmas dinner recipes or modern twists on the classics, there is something here for everyone!

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

Potatoes


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
Candied Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole from Creme de la Crumb
Sweet Potato Casserole with Butter Pecan Crumble Topping from Averie Cooks
Sweet Potato Casserole from Chef in Training
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

Stuffing


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

Corn


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

Carrots


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

Broccoli


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

Squash


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

Bread


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
Pecan Pie Cake Roll from Home. Made. Interest.
Gingerbread Cake from Half Baked Harvest
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