Holiday Make-ahead

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  • Two Glasses of Coquito
    40 min
    Think of Coquito as the Puerto Rican version of eggnog! It's made with a blend of coconut ingredients, cinnamon, and rum. One batch makes plenty for a party.
  • Best fruit cake on a serving platter
    2 hrs, 15 min
    This easy Christmas fruitcake is perfect for the holidays. It's light, tender, and full of dried fruits and nuts. Sprinkle the loaf with brandy, or leave it out! Either way, this fruit cake is a welcome addition to the holiday table.
  • Cranberry Apple Stuffed Pork Loin
    1 hr, 25 min
    We LOVE this pork loin roast stuffed with chopped apples, walnuts and cranberries. So festive, perfect for holiday entertaining!
  • Duchess Potatoes
    55 min
    Gluten-Free
    Classic Duchess potatoes, mashed with butter, nutmeg and cream, then baked until the tops are golden brown.
  • Tiramisu
    45 min
    Here's how to make a classic tiramisu, step-by-step. Made with whipped egg yolks, sugar, rum, mascarpone, and whipped cream, layered with coffee-dipped ladyfingers. Great make-ahead dessert for Christmas, Thanksgiving, and holiday parties.
  • Sausage Breakfast Casserole
    1 hr, 25 min
    EASY sausage breakfast casserole! Made with eggs, sharp cheddar cheese, cubed day old bread, and Italian pork sausage. Perfect brunch casserole.
  • Peanut Brittle Recipe
    1 hr, 30 min
    Gluten-Free
    Peanut Brittle is easy to make at home and great for holiday gifts, or just to have around the house when unexpected guests show up. Breaking apart the brittle is a fun holiday tradition!
  • Chocolate Ganache Torte
    1 hr, 15 min
    This over-the-top rich chocolate ganache torte is made with two pounds of chocolate, a stick of butter, and a cup of cream. It earns being called Death-By-Chocolate!
  • Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes
    1 hr, 25 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
    Don't stress over mashed potatoes, make them ahead! These extra-rich make-ahead mashed potatoes can be kept refrigerated or frozen, and then reheated when you're ready to eat.
  • Cider Roasted Root Vegetables
    1 hr, 5 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
    Beautiful roasted root vegetables—garnet yams, parsnips, carrots, beets—tossed in an apple cider vinaigrette and roasted until tender and caramelized.
  • Goat Cheese Bacon Pops
    25 min
    Gluten-Free
    Easy goat cheese bacon pops! Such a fun and festive appetizer for any party or holiday gathering. Make-ahead. Gluten-free.
  • Almond Shortbread Cookie
    1 hr, 20 min
    Almond Shortbread Cookies! For the holidays or "just because." Made with a mix of almond flour and regular flour, and topped with sliced almonds for even more almond flavor.
  • French Toast Recipe with Eggnog
    25 min
    Can't get enough eggnog? Make this Eggnog French Toast! It's a great way to use up leftover eggnog in a festive holiday breakfast.
  • Holiday Spiced Sweet Potatoes
    1 hr, 7 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
    Mashed sweet potato yams with butter, brown sugar, and holiday spices. Perfect for Thanksgiving!
  • Butternut Squash Apple Cranberry Bake
    1 hr, 10 min
    Vegetarian
    Simple EASY butternut squash, apple, and cranberry bake recipe! Perfect for a holiday feast.
  • Apple Sangria with Cranberries
    4 hrs, 15 min
    Make this Cranberry Apple Sangria for the holidays! It's infused with orange liqueur, cloves, vanilla, and cinnamon. You can also warm it up and turn it into a mulled wine.
  • Easy Pecan Pie Bars
    1 hr, 35 min
    Pecan Pie Bars are easy to make for the holidays, easy to transport, and even easier to eat. They're just like pecan pie, but no need for the knife and fork!
  • Snowman Chocolate Icebox Cake
    4 hrs, 30 min
    This Snowman Chocolate Icebox Cake is such an easy, fun, and kid-friendly dessert around the holidays. Made with chocolate wafer cookies and whipped cream, decorated with candy. Chill and serve!

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