The Christmas season is upon us once again, and you know what that means? That's right, it's time for more of our favorite Christmas cookie recipes! Whether you're looking for something with a touch of chocolate or you're looking to incorporate some seasonal peppermint, these easy Christmas cookie recipes are sure to add a touch of that holiday spirit to your home.
Picture it now you're waking up on Christmas morning, still in your pajamas, and start the coffee before anyone else is awake. You want to make the perfect Christmas breakfast recipe for your family. That's when you throw together this easy peasy Christmas Morning Cinnamon Bun Pie. You know it'll be a big hit all around.
Have you ever thought of making meat loaf in a slow cooker? It's a worry-free way to make the family favorite. (But it's so good that, sorry, we can't promise there'll be leftovers for cold meat loaf sandwiches!)
If you've been a fan of stuffed mushrooms with sausage, why not try using fresh mushrooms in the stuffing instead? It helps make a lighter version of this old-time favorite recipe.
Everyone's favorite dip for get-togethers, sports games, and more has been made lighter. Packed with all of your favorite ingredients, our 7-Layer Dip is just as yummy...take a taste and see for yourself!
These puffy pastries are as much fun to make as they are to eat, so get the kids in on the action! Let them dip the marshmallows in butter and dredge them in cinnamon sugar.
Light and sweet Mint Julep Balls are the perfect treat for a Kentucky Derby party...or any party at all! This recipe yields about three dozen balls, so bring a big appetite!
Weve all been there. We put down our fork, are ready to get up from the table and all of sudden we blurt out, Just One More Bite! Yes, it's our way of saying, "It was so good I just cant get enough!
Get in touch with your German heritage with our take on 12 Traditional German Recipes You Can't Miss. Whether you're looking for an Oktoberfest favorite or just want that signature German chocolate cake recipe to bake for your family, our selection of easy German recipes will have you asking for more.
Looking to cook some more veggies into your dinner menu? Never fear 'cause the Mr. Food Test Kitchen has some of our favorite easy yellow squash recipes that we can't wait to share with you! Make it a full meal with one of our yellow squash casserole recipes or learn how to cook yellow squash as a side. You'll love it either way!
Celebrate the holiday season with delightful peppermint recipes that are sure to spread good cheer. These peppermint dessert recipes will inspire you to start extending the holiday cooking season to last all year round. From a festive peppermint cookie recipe to a refreshing peppermint pie recipe and more, these simple dessert recipes will get you in the holiday spirit.
Think "real men don't eat quiche?" Yes, they do--especially when it's layered with two creamy cheeses, packed with spicy sausage, and surrounded by a buttery cream custard. Talk about tasty and hearty!
After finding this handwritten recipe from her mother, Rosemary, from Schenectady, New York gave it a shot and her family and friends have since enjoyed these cookies which she won first place for at a local Little Italy Festival!
These colorful cookies will add that festive touch to any cookie platter this holiday season. The recipe for Cherry Drops is so easy, you'll want to make these all year long!
The key to making this bread super moist is the zucchini, and it's good for you, too -- but no one has to know. The blueberries give this quick homemade bread a nice tart flavor that everyone will love!
The convenience of our supermarket rotisserie chicken makes for a wonderful, soul-soothing Chicken and Wild Rice Soup. This homemade comfort in a bowl can be on your table in no time!
Yorkshire pudding is a super go-along for juicy prime rib, and this one's done muffin-style, so everyone can enjoy his or her own.
This easy yet elegant version of prime rib will rival anything you can find at the fanciest restaurant. Our Test Kitchen made sure that this one is low on work and high on good taste. Perfect for holiday entertaining or enjoying all year long.
Even our Test Kitchen team can't figure out how the layers of our Four-Layer Pecan Pie magically come together...but they do...and the result is a contrast of creamy filling, crunchy pecans, and a flaky refrigerated pie crust.
Our Country Mac 'n' Cheese is so easy to make, you might actually feel guilty about it. Your slow cooker will do all the work while you sit back and relax. Cooking doesn't get much easier than that!
It's that time of year once again. We're getting ready to trim the tree and, of course, try to choose our favorite Christmas cookie recipe. If you're having trouble figuring out what to make this year, never fear 'cause the Mr. Food Test Kitchen's latest free eCookbook, 12 Days of Christmas Cookies II - More Festive Christmas Cookie Recipes You'll Love will get you in the holiday spirit with dessert recipes provided by YOU!
There's nothing more all-American than an apple pie baking in the oven. Tempt your family with the comforting aromas of this easy from-scratch Test Kitchen favorite.
There is no pie more classic or more beloved than the Traditional Apple Pie. For a guaranteed hit, this is the pie for you!
Easy soup recipes don't have to begin and end with a package of Ramen noodles. Our collection of 33 Sensational Soup Recipes includes hearty soups, creamy soups, healthy soup recipes, and chilled soups for any occasion! These satisfying recipes are a great way to say "soup's on!" in your house.
In 12 Days of Christmas Cookies: A Free eCookbook From Mr. Food, we've hand-picked the perfect mix of classic cookie recipes and brand-new holiday cookie recipes, so there's something for everyone in this year's Christmas cookie jar. These easy cookie recipes are perfect for the holiday season, whether you swap them with friends, serve cookies at holiday parties, leave them out for Santa, or give them as gifts!
Whether you're hosting your own holiday gathering or attending one this year, there's always a need for holiday party food! From festive cocktail recipes to bite-sized appetizers and crowd-pleasing dips and spreads, these holiday party food ideas will make any celebration a smashing success.
By using prepared brownie mix, applesauce, and egg whites, you get to lighten up the calories while lightening up your work, too!
Meatballs are a popular party hors d'oeuvres, and why not? They're easy to make and serve. But if you like to make things your own way, you'll love this new way to make cocktail meatballs with a punch!
These Ginger Crinkles come from Kristen in Chattanooga, Tennessee, whose mom has tweaked the recipe to perfection. They're a constant request every year at Christmas cookie exchanges and no one can believe there's no butter in them!
Robin, from Chino Valley, Arizona shared her recipe for Christmas After-Dinner Cookies that her mom has been making since she was little. The mint adds a refreshing taste to this cookie that is a perfect way to end a meal.
This recipe was handed down to Mary Jane, from New Holstein, Wisconsin from her mother who originally received it from an elderly neighbor over 100 years ago!
Get ready to be blown away by the layers of flavors packed into our Double-Glazed Stuffed Pork Roast. Whether you make this main dish for the holidays or any night of the year, you're sure to get tons of "oohs and aahs" from your gang!
Mrs. Claus' Lemon Cookies have just a hint of lemon and are so festive-looking, they'll add sparkle to your dessert table easily. And since Mrs. Claus made them, you know they're Santa approved!
Our Sticky Finger Wings are a prime example of the old saying, "the messier, the better." Whether you make these for snacking during a football game, or as a holiday appetizer, just be sure you have plenty of napkins available!
Our 5-Ingredient Pizza Bake delivers lots of pizzeria flavor, without having to send for take-out! With an easy-to-make crust, this one is literally foolproof!
Oozing with strawberry jam, our Homemade Jelly Donuts are so melt-in-your-mouth-good, you'll never buy store-bought donuts again.
We're not afraid of a little mealtime creativity, and you shouldn't be, either! Try Turkey Muffin Cups for a fun, filling snack or light meal.
Homemade gravy for the holidays is a must! And our easy holiday recipe for Classic Pan Gravy, will beat store-bought by a mile. Drizzle this one over your turkey and creamy mashed potatoes with pride.
No need to worry about lack of oven space this Thanksgiving. Our Southern Slow Cooker Stuffing allows you to free up some room without sacrificing taste, all with the help of your slow cooker. Just mix, pour, and set and your side dish is ready to go!
Carving your holiday bird doesn't have to be a chore! Our step-by-step tips will guide you to a perfectly carved turkey that you can proudly present at your Thanksgiving feast!
Nothing says Christmas quite like fruitcake, but we put our own spin on a classic that we know everyone is going to love. We don't think anyone is going to re-gift these Applesauce Fruitcake Bars this year!
A perfect addition to your holiday cookie platter, these Festive Coconut Macaroons are so easy to make you'll want to make them year round -- and we are totally okay with that!
Connie, from Mobile, Alabama was given the original molasses cookies recipe from her Grandma and over the years. has tweaked it a bit to be a little more "dressed up." She makes them every year around the holidays!
Courtney, from Columbus, Ohio developed these cookies with a recipe in mind that everyone could agree on. The zest of the orange with the crunch of the pistachio and sweetness of the chocolate is a combination that will surely bring everyone together!
Karen, from Blue Lake, California explains that the best part of this recipe is being able to personalize the cookies however you like. You can make them fruity, add some chocolate or sprinkles -- whatever you like!
These deliciously chewy Cowboy Cookies were shared with us by Jean, from Hadley, Pennsylvania who originally got this recipe from a woman in her Sunday school class. Wash them down with a tall glass of milk and you're in business!
Laura's Chocolate Chocolate Cookies are made by Darlene from New Hartford, New York, every year for Christmas in honor of her mom, Laura, who shared the recipe with her.
Growing up, Sarah made these cookies with her mother every year for Christmas. Because they're so easy to make, she was able to do most of the work herself. Today, her granddaughter always requests these cookies and Sarah happily obliges.
Every Christmas, Susan from Merrimac, Wisconsin gets together with her friend to bake all day long. This recipe is one of her favorites and she's been making it for 15 years!