It's simple: These very merry Christmas cookie recipes are favorites that you'll want to save, hand down, and make again and again. We've got all the classics, including sugar cookie recipes, Christmas spritz cookies, and spiced gingerbread recipes. Try one of our cookie recipes to share this Christmas!View Slideshow
One of the most time-consuming parts of any holiday meal: making the dinner rolls. With the time it takes to prepare the dough, wait for it to rise, and bake, traditional dinner roll recipes can be an all-day affair! Making dinner rolls doesn't have to take all day, though. Whether you make them from scratch or start with a little extra help, you can make delicious dinner rolls in just one hour. So, make preparing your holiday dinner a little easier with these eight quick dinner roll recipes that are all ready in 60 minutes or less!View Slideshow
Add a frosty flare to your mason jars with this holiday craft that you can make for anyone on your gift list.View Video
From slow-cooker starters to sweet chocolate tarts, these recipes from the December 2007 issue of Better Homes and Gardens are perfect for holiday entertaining.
Served whole and flavored with mildly hot red pepper and tangy lemon, these carrots are hard to resist.
Indulge guests with this creamy soup; roasted red peppers make a pretty garnish.
Fresh-baked pears make a delicious accompaniment to this spice-and-mustard-coated beef roast.
Serve this onion pudding, baked up with cheddar and garlic, in individual ramekins. Sage leaves make a beautiful garnish.
This easy side dish gets its bold flavor from cider vinegar; deep purple beets look festive and are healthy, too.
This pretty take on baby broccoli is finished in less than 30 minutes. Toasted almonds add crunch, while orange juice adds a light citrus flavor.
These super-sized coconut macaroons make delightful gifts.
These lemony, cranberry-studded sandies are a snap to make -- and a treat to eat.
Decorate these dainty spritz blossoms with a sweet glaze and dusting of sugar.
It's easy to make the red bow on these cardamom-flavored "presents"; store-bought frosting is all it takes.
These savory tarts are a classy solution for a last-minute get-together -- they're simple yet special.
Raisins, apricots, and a delicious blend of spices make this slow-cooker stew hard to resist; serve it at a casual weeknight get-together.
Another slow-cooker standout, this chicken recipe gets a spicy kick from jalapenos and cayenne peppers; cashews add delightful crunch.
Chef and cookbook author Rocco DiSpirito's bacon, shrimp, and coleslaw combo makes a delightful first course.
Oranges, plum tomatoes, garlic, and fresh thyme flavor this lamb chop recipe, created by Chef Rocco DiSpirito.