No matter if you are hosting a big, epic holiday meal with friends and extended family or if you are planning to have a cozy dinner with just you and your partner, we’ve got you covered. Here are 50+ Christmas dinner ideas!
This list includes ideas for appetizers, main courses, side dishes, drinks and desserts. And I’ve tried to organize them in this order. You can find even more decorating and hosting ideas in our full Christmas archive and you could serve these with our fun Grinch Punch!
Rotel Cheese Dip
A quick and easy cheese dip recipe made from Velveeta cheese. Growing up, this was always served at holiday meals at our grandmother’s house.
Easy Holiday Cheeseball Wreath
How to make different kinds of cheeseballs you can style into a holiday wreath.
Overnight No-Boil Lasagna
A delicious lasagna recipe that you can make ahead and bake when you need it.
Air Fryer Chicken Tenders
A made from scratch chicken tenders recipe you can make in your air fryer.
Chicken Pot Pie Recipe
Delicious and easy chicken pot pie with premade crust and rotisserie chicken.
A simple, delicious turkey chili recipe you can dress up with cheese, sour cream, chips or any other fixings you prefer.
Turkey Meatball Quiche
I think this turkey meatball quiche would make an amazing Christmas dinner or breakfast. I love quiche any time of day!
Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes
Learn to make delicious mashed potatoes ahead of time with this easy recipe.
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Whipped Feta
Sweet and savory roasted sweet potatoes served with creamy, whipped feta. Yum!
Risotto always feels fancy to me and this stuffing risotto recipe makes the perfect side dish for any holiday main course.
A sweet dessert salad made in three layers. This is a staple at holiday meals for my family.
Lobster Baked Macaroni & Cheese
Do you have a celebration restaurant? My family does and I pretty much always order lobster mac and cheese. So it feels right for any holiday or celebration meal to me.
Learn to make Harry Potter Butterbeer at home! We marathon the HP movies during the holidays, so this only feels right.
Best Christmas Cocktails
This roundup of the best Christmas cocktail recipes is guaranteed to bring some extra cheer to your holiday season!
Hot Chocolate Bar Ideas
This season, I decided to create an epic hot cocoa bar. It’s a bit messy and sticky, but the memories are absolutely priceless.
This classic dessert mix is perfect to have on hand for a holiday party OR to give as a homemade gift.
If you are doing some holiday hosting this season and need a few easy Christmas cupcake decorating ideas, we’ve got ’em!