The holiday season brings some of our most joyous rituals. From decorating gingerbread houses to baking Christmas cookies and trimming the Christmas tree, traditions are what make the holiday season. But one of the greatest joys is gathering with family and friends around a delicious, home-cooked meal. From a tower full of Christmas desserts to a ham glazed with pineapples for your ultimate holiday roast, consider some of our most pinned Christmas recipes for a picture-perfect holiday meal. For more Christmas inspiration, check out our holiday guide.
This delicious and decorative holiday confection demonstrates the key to cooking with white chocolate: adding in a touch of water helps it keep its shape after cooling. Get the recipe for White Chocolate Christmas Tree »
This sweet and tangy cranberry–beer–bourbon punch, delicately spiced with cinnamon-infused simple syrup, is perfect for a festive gathering. Get the recipe for Red Nose Punch »
These crunchy pastry spirals are formed from a simple pasta-like dough, soaked in a light lemon syrup and sprinkled with a shower of mixed nuts. Get the recipe for Syrup-Soaked Pastries with Hazelnuts, Pistachios, and Pine Nuts (Deblah) »
Tart red currant jelly compliments the buttery-rich sweetness of these show-stopping potatoes and delectable holiday pork roast. Get the recipe for Roast Pork Loin with Salted Caramel Potatoes »
This simple, comforting root vegetable gratin is perfumed with fragrant thyme and bay leaves before being baked with a bubbly Gruyère crust. Get the recipe for Celery Root, Carrot, and Potato Gratin »
Coca Cola is the secret behind perfect smoky-sweet glazed ham. Get the recipe for Pineapple-Chipotle Glazed Ham »
These sticky, caramelized pears get served warm with a glug of fresh chilled cream for a richly-flavored variation on poached pears. Get the recipe for Honey-and-Butter-Baked Pears with Cold Cream »