Traditional Christmas Dinner: 8 Classic Recipes for Your Holiday Table

Traditional Christmas Dinner: 8 Classic Recipes for Your Holiday Table

Make your Christmas dinner a traditional meal with our collection of classic recipes like ham, goose, potatoes, eggnog and fruitcake. These delicious recipes are easier to make than you may think. Pick and choose your favorites and create a holiday meal that your friends and family will never forget.

Christmas Dinner Table

Table of Contents

Main Courses
Side Dishes
Drinks and Desserts

Main Courses

Apricot Baked Ham - You don't need loads of ingredients to make a delicious easy ham recipe. Apricots and brown sugar add a sweet touch to this super simple baked ham recipe.

Burgundy Roast Goose - What better way to celebrate Christmas than with a traditional roast goose? If you can snag a goose at the market, try this delicious recipe that will impress all of your family and friends this holiday season.

Side Dishes

Acorn Squash Casserole with Garlic-Herb Crust
- This casserole substitutes vegetables for white flour and cream. The recipe's huge proportions and hearty, comforting taste ensure that you'll be coming back for seconds...and thirds!

Original Baked Sweet Potatoes - As the title says, these are the originals. Add as much - or as little - sugar and sweets as you like to these baked sweet potatoes.

Green Bean Casserole with Bechamel - Homemade green bean casserole is always popular for the holidays, and this version is easy and delicious. You can add other veggies to the mix to make it interesting, and if you broil it for just a couple of minutes after it bakes, the top gets nice and crispy. Delish!

Drinks and Desserts

Basic Eggnog - I love having Eggnog around the holidays. Every Christmas we make the best batch of it. It wouldn't be Christmas without it. The Nutmeg is the best part!

Chestnut Yule Log - Chestnuts and Chocolate just scream Christmas. Go ahead and make your own Chestnut Yule Log. You'll never taste anything better.

Candied Holiday Fruitcake - Many people joke about getting unwanted fruitcakes on the holidays, but your guests will be excited to try this delicious candied fruitcake. This is the perfect end to a bountiful Christmas dinner.


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