Food & Entertaining - Recipes

19 delicious Christmas recipes

We have 19 yummy Christmas recipes to put you in the festive spirit.


1 Recipe: Christmas shortbread

Winter fruits make holiday history in this mouth-watering shortbread recipe to share and savour.

2 Recipe: Sleigh rider cider
Whip up this tasty hot beverage after an afternoon of frosty outdoor activities.

3 Million-dollar bars
Get your chocolate fix with these dessert bars that are perfect as a Christmas recipe.

4 Recipe: Gingerbread cookies
Fun and easy to make, gingerbread cookies are a Christmas recipe staple. Let the kids in on the fun by letting them decorate their own gingerbread people.

5 Recipe: Toffee squares
Satisfy your sweet tooth with these yummy toffee squares that are perfect as a Christms recipe or as an afternoon treat.


6 Recipe: Pomegranate jelly
Seasonal pomegranates make this mouth-watering jelly recipe great to share and savour.

7 Recipe: Nigella's incredibly easy chocolate fruitcake

Nigella Lawson shares how to update this classic Christmas recipes with a little touch of chocolate.

8 Recipe: Pecan lace cookies

Delicate but rich, these pecan cookies are the perfect sweet treat to add to your Christmas cookie tray.

9 Recipe: Brown sugar shortbread

A little brown sugar and pecans add a yummy twist to this holiday classic.

10 Recipe: Orange mocha shortbread twists

Twist up your traditional shortbread recipe with some mocha and zesty orange.



11 Recipe: Candy cane cookies

Intertwining ropes of red and plain dough make these candy cane cookies something truly original to offer guests.

12 Recipe: Classic shortbread

The holiday season's perennial pleaser makes the perfect gift to give – and receive.

13 Recipe: Hazelnut linzer cookies

This recipe for the classic Austrian cookie is sure to become a Christmas tradition.

14 Recipe: Holiday cranberry-orange relish

This is the classic sauce for accompanying a holiday turkey. Our version is loaded with oranges - fresh orange juice, orange zest, and thin strips of orange rind - candied ginger strips, and crunchy nuts.

15 Recipe: Cheddar and rosemary shortbread
The unexpected flavours of cheddar and rosemary are surprisingly delicious in this favourite Christmas recipe.


16 Recipe: Chocolate-ginger crinkle cookies
These wondrously crispy and chewy medallions are not only beautiful, but they pack a powerful chocolate punch, as well.

17 Recipe: Frosted ornament cookies
These ornament-shaped Christmas cookies can either be devoured by hungry guests or actually hung on your tree!

18 Recipe: Nigella's Christmas puddini bonbons

Give the sweetest gift this holiday season with these yummy bonbons from Nigella Lawson.

19 Recipe: Walnut shortbread house
Trade in the traditional gingerbread house Christmas recipe this holiday season and build this yummy walnut shortbread house instead.


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