25 Christmas Dinner Recipes to Make This Year

The holiday season is fast approaching, and that means planning another Christmas dinner with family and friends.

christmas dinner table

While Christmas is a time of cheer, it can also be stressful if you’re hosting a party or dinner. If you’re already panicking about what to make for the big meal, we’ve got you covered. 

Mix up your Christmas spread with these traditional holiday food ideas. This list includes everything from traditional eggnog to a fresh pomegranate salad.

We’ve included plenty of appetizers, entrees, side dishes, and desserts, so you can plan your entire meal from our choices. There is sure to be something here to temp every palate! 

Final Thoughts

There’s nothing like a good Christmas dinner, and these recipes are a great way to celebrate the holiday. Pair them with a holiday cocktail, or make festive mocktails for everyone to enjoy!

Finish off your meal with Christmas desserts, or check out Christmas party apps to bring to complete your meal!

25 Christmas Dinner Recipes to Make This Year

christmas dinner table

Looking for Christmas dinner ideas? Check out these traditional Christmas foods, complete with recipes to add to your holiday spread this year.

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


    1. Choose your favorite recipe.
    2. Gather the necessary ingredients.
    3. Prep and cook your recipe.
    4. Enjoy!

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Written by Erin Elizabeth

Erin is an editor and food writer who loves traveling and trying new foods and fun cocktails. Erin has been writing and editing professionally for 5 years since graduating from Temple University, and has been on the Restaurant Clicks team for 3 years. She has a long background working in the restaurant industry, and is an avid home chef and baker. Her favorite restaurants are those with spicy food and outdoor seating so that she can bring along her dog, Miss Piggy.