christmas recipes Archive

Honey Baked Ham

Many years ago, I decided to start a new tradition. I’ve probably talked about this before, but I finally have a half way decent photo to share. Anyway, on Christmas Eve we always go to church that afternoon or evening and then the boys would come home and open their 1st gift which was always …

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Spinach Artichoke Dip

One of the very first appetizers that I made was this one. It’s crazy to think that I published this recipe back on my old blog back in 2006! How time flies so quickly. Anyway, this Spinach Artichoke Dip is easy and yummy. It makes a ton, but will be gone in no time. Perfect …

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Pecan Pie Bars

This is one of the first recipes I made after starting my sharing recipes on my blog. I haven’t made it in years, but finally decided to make it this year for Thanksgiving. Servings: 36 Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 35 Minutes Ready In: 50 Minutes Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup packed …

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies

It’s that time of year again, when we get back in the kitchen to whip up yummy treats. Cookies, candies, cakes, pies, and brownies! Brownies? Yes, these Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies are a great alternative to your typical brownies. Servings: 18 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 8 oz. …

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Chess Cake with Pecans

Chess Cake with Pecans is just one of the yummiest desserts I’ve ever had. Now I’ll admit when I indulge on dessert, I usually want it to have chocolate in it. However, on occasion I crave something more like this and I also know that some people don’t care for chocolate as much as I …

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Apple Cornbread Dressing

Do you have your Christmas meal planned out? Still looking for that perfect dressing? This Apple Cornbread Dressing is so flavorful. My favorite thing about it is that it never gets dry. The apple juice and butter keep it nice and moist. Servings: 10 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 1 (9×9 …

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Ranger Cookies

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas {Treats}! On of Rob’s favorite cookies are the Ranger Cookies. Coconut, oats, chocolate chips and the crunch from rice crispies make for a cookie that you canNOT just eat one of! Servings: 30 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1 cup brown …

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Pretzel Square Bites

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas {Treats}!I love cookies that are sweet and salty. Pretzels, peanut butter, and chocolate? Oh yeah!! Servings: 30ish? Prep Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 0 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 package of almond chocolate bark 1/2 package of almond white chocolate bark 1 bag of waffle pretzels 1/2 jar of peanut …

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Oreo Balls

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas {Treats}!A coworker of mine made these, Oreo Balls, way back before they were all the rage all over the internet. Now everyone makes them, but I still love them. Makes: 25 Prep Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 0 minutes Ingredients: 1 package Oreo cookies, crushed 8 ounces cream …

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Praline Cookies

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas {Treats}! I love pralines, but often find them to be so sweet that one bite is plenty. When I found this recipe for Praline Cookies, I knew it had to jump to the top of my list. When I made them recently, I was not disappointed in the …

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Oatmeal Carmelitas

These Oatmeal Carmelitas are a quick go-to-dessert. This one of my newest favorite desserts because they are so delicious and great for all occasions. Servings: 24 bars Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups uncooked quick-cooking oats 1 1/2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar 1 tsp. …

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