Food & Recipes

Yummy treats and festive sweets help make the holiday season extraspecial. Find recipes and fun food inspiration for holiday meals and treats kids will love making--and eating--this Christmas.

12 Kid-Friendly Christmas Cookies

Mark the days before Santa's arrival with these adorable holiday sweets. We trimmed a lot of the baking steps so kids can get to the favorite parts--decorating and eating. Your kitchen will be overflowing with homemade treats and happy children in no time.

It's a Cookie Swap!

Homemade cookies and the holidays go hand in hand. Celebrate the season with a festive party where everyone arrives with one variety and leaves with an assortment. Make your contribution stand out with one of these fun (and yummy) recipes.

Creative Christmas Cookies

Santa called. He'd like more exciting treats this year. We promise he'll be impressed with these clever twists on the classics.

Holiday Cookies for Everyone on Your List

Whether they're blondies, biscotti, no-bakes, or cut-outs, these holiday cookies will be a special treat for everyone on your gift list. The hardest part won't be making these cookie recipes--it'll be deciding which treats to keep for yourself!

Kid-Approved Christmas Recipes

After your kids open their gifts from Santa, treat them -- and the rest of your family -- to a meal that will make their Christmas even merrier!

Countdown to Christmas: Crafts, Food and DIY Gifts

This season, deck the halls, walls, and tables with these cool eats and treats.

How-to Make Snowman Pops

Adorable snowman cookie treats that double as holiday presents for family and friends are the perfect, wallet-friendly way to satisfy everyone on your list.

Host a Cookie Decorating Party

Invite all your friends over for a fun, easy-to-throw cookie-decorating bash.

Christmas Morning Breakfasts

While Christmas morning's main event is usually under the tree, a holiday family breakfast around the table can add to the magic of the morning, too. Whether your Christmas clan prefers savory egg dishes or sweet breads, these recipes will make a merry meal.

How to Make Sandwich Cookie Snowglobes

Make these clever snack-worthy snowglobes in just a few simple steps.

How to Make Chocolate Mint Candy Cane Bars

The Naptime Chef, Kelsey Banfield, shows how to make delicious mint chocolate candycane bars.

3 Sparkly Holiday Punches

Your holiday fete will feel extra festive with these gorgeous (and super kid-friendly) drinks. Plus, they're a cinch to make. Cheers!

Cookies To Share

Want to see old friends? Invite them to a cookie-swapping party. Want to impress them? Bake up a bunch of these.

Festive Winter Holiday Treats

Our desserts look super elegant, but they're oh so easy to prepare.

Fun and Festive Holiday Cookie Ideas

'Tis the season to dust off your apron and preheat the oven for some holiday cookie magic! Tired of the same recipes year after year? We've rounded up 10 fun new ideas from bloggers around the web. Pick your favorite and let the merriness ensue!

One Dough, Six Christmas Cookies

Slice and bake, roll and cut, or just drop and decorate. Our versatile basic recipe is the foundation for six holiday treats that are anything but cookie-cutter.

Holiday Foods Babies Can Eat Too

Nine foods (and how to serve them) that even the smallest holiday diners can enjoy.

Swap-Worthy Cookies

Want to see old friends? Invite them to a cookie-swapping party. Want to impress them? Bake up a bunch of these.

Sweet Story

We got our inspiration for these delightful and delicious cookies from a classic holiday poem.

Not-so Frosty the Snowman

Instructions for making a snowman Christmas treat using meltable white candy.

Main Dish Recipes for Christmas Dinner

Christmas dinner calls for the classics: impressive roasted meats, stuffings, mashed potatoes, baked casseroles, and other traditional menu items. If you're looking to add some kid-friendly options, here are some ideas for main dishes that are worthy of a special occasion and will get the thumbs-up from little diners.

Quick Christmas Treats

Bake like a pro this season! Watch these 6 videos for simple, yummy recipes guaranteed to please everyone on your Christmas list.

No-Bake Cranberry Oat Cookies

This easy recipe for No-Bake Cranberry Oat Cookies combines oats, cranberries, coconut, and cocoa--and you don't even need to turn on your oven to make these yummy festive snacks.

Sparkly Waffle Cookies

Add some shimmer to your holiday cookie platter with these breakfast-inspired treats!

10 Holiday Cookie-Decorating Ideas for Kids

Round up your bakers for a day of sweet fun! Our kid-friendly guide has everything you need to make delicious treats for all your family and friends.

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