Freezer-Friendly Holiday Cookies

These Christmas cookies don't mind waiting around in the cold one bit. Get a leg up on holiday preparations by taking advantage of Christmas cookies' affinity for freezing. Each Santa-special treat can freeze for up to three months.

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Steal This Home's Cottage-Style Decorations!

Warm and welcoming, cottage style is effortless and translates perfectly into the holiday season. Mix old and new for a flexible Christmas decorating style that you can make your own -- here┬┐s how Kelly, the blogger at Talk of the House, shows off her cottage style.

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Christmas Ornament Crafts

Keep these handmade Christmas ornaments for yourself, or use them as one-of-a-kind gifts this holiday season. Each of these 20+ Christmas ornament crafts is easy to make and perfect for this year's Christmas decorating.

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Our Best Cookie-in-a-Jar Recipes

In need of a creative addition to your cookie exchange party or a tasty gift for friends and family? Look no further than our collection of irresistible cookie-in-a-jar recipes. Each holiday-ready gift takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and features layer upon layer of favorite cookie, brownie, or blondie mix-ins.

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Decorated Christmas Trees

The star of your Christmas decorations -- the tree! -- deserves extra attention. Here are four diverse looks you should consider for your tree decorating scheme.

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Pretty Christmas Wreaths

Deck the halls with these gorgeous winter wreaths that will bring holiday cheer to your Christmas decor. Christmas wreaths are often made with fir, but we share alternative wreath supplies that could inspire this year's front door.

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Genius Christmas Hacks

Get ready for the Christmas season with our clever tricks to simplify the holidays. Including crafty Christmas wrapping ideas, must-try ideas for hosting guests, and why-didn't-I-think-of-that Christmas shortcuts, our tips for the holiday season are guaranteed to make your life easier.

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Christmas Recipes

Find delicious holiday recipes, create a menu for Christmas dinner, and serve the perfect Christmas punch! We have you covered with recipes for elegant holiday appetizers, Christmas dinners, and more. If you're expecting a lot of guests this holiday, our Christmas casserole recipes feed a crowd and feature festive seasonal ingredients. It can be a busy time of year, so our make-ahead side dishes work great as low-key Christmas recipe ideas. But when it comes to Christmas cooking, we like to skip right to dessert. Our Christmas cookies are some of the most popular recipes on our site, and they don't disappoint. Gingerbread cookies, thumbprint cookies, and sugar cookies all make the cut. Or start a new tradition with our Christmas candy recipes and look to our Christmas pies or holiday cakes for your next party. It's also a great time of year to pair a special drink with your dinner or desserts. Our festive holiday drink recipes include fabulous cocktails and punch ideas that will keep guests mingling.

Four Tips for the Perfect Holiday Dessert

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Our Best Christmas Candy

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Luscious Homemade Food Gifts

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Simple Christmas Food Gifts

Christmas food gifts aren't just for your favorite foodies. A special homemade...

Freezer-Friendly Holiday Cookies

These Christmas cookies don't mind waiting around in the cold one bit. Get a...

Double-Cheddar Cheese Biscuits with Chef Scott Peacock

Delicate mixing is key to these cheese biscuits by chef Scott Peacock. Watch...

How to Make Fudge

To pieces of equipment and a quick buttering step help you make the best fudge...

In a Twinkling: Garnishes

Quick ideas from simple to grand for decorating your holiday table.

Free Bite-Size Desserts Mini Cookbook

Enjoy 10 delicious holiday dessert recipes in this mini cookbook.

"Home for the Holidays" Brunch

Between Thanksgiving and the New Year, your home may double as a...

Crowd-Pleasing Holiday Casserole Recipes

Beat the chaos of the holidays with a delicious, hearty casserole recipe (or...

Our Best Christmas Dinner Menus

Prepare a delicious Christmas dinner menu with inspiration from our 20-plus...

Elegant Dinner Party Buffet

From appetizers to desserts, these Christmas dinner recipes will help you...

Christmas Cupcakes

Get creative this Christmas with one of our holiday cupcake recipes or cute...

Make-Ahead Holiday Side Dishes

Preparing side dishes shouldn't be stressful. Make-ahead methods and shortcut...

How to Bake a Ham

A juicy baked ham turns any gathering into a special occasion, and though a...

How to Make Spicy Gingerbread Twigs

Make crunchy gingersnap cookies featuring coarse sugar "glitter." Watch as we...

Free Sweet Food Gifts Mini Cookbook

Make delicious Christmas gifts for family and friends with this handy mini...

How to Cook a Holiday Rib Roast with Grain Mustard Jus

This holiday roast is ready for your special feast! We'll walk you through...

Gifts for Pets: Homemade Treats

Surprise the pet-lovers in your life with treats for their cat or dog. Our cat...

Holiday Ham Dinner

Enjoy this fabulous holiday menu with less fuss than you ever thought possible.

Festive & Fun Holiday Drinks

Serve guests one of these fabulous holiday cocktail or other party-worthy drin...

Warm & Delicious Bread Pudding Recipes

Give bread pudding a try with these fun variations, including chocolate, fruit...

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