From Cookies & Eggnog to Stuffing & Potatoes: 39 Original Recipes for your Christmas Meal!

by Spicie Foodie on December 12, 2013

Christmas is less than two weeks away — wow! I know you are all super busy preparing for the feast, I thought I’d suggest some recipes so that you put a little bit of Spicie Foodie on your Christmas table.;) Enjoy!

Old Fashioned Eggnog Recipe by @SpicieFoodie | #christmas #eggnog

Hubby’s Eggnog
Svarak: Czech Mulled Wine
Mandarin Ginger Tea
Maple Apple Cider
Tangerine Spiced Tea
Ginger Lemon and Honey Tea


Chocolate Coffee Pecan Shortbreads by @SpicieFoodie


Cookies, Cake, Pie & Other Sweets:
Merunky Matcha Polvorones
Chocolate, Coffee, Pecan Shortbread Cookies
Spicy Goat Cheese, Pecan and Paprika Shortbreads
Black Sesame Polvorones or Shortbreads
Nan Khatai or Indian Almond Semolina Cookies
Chocolate Craisin Almond Meal Cookies
Czech Linzer Cookies
Fluffy Molasses Apple Butter Cookies

Mexican Chocolate Cake by @SpicieFoodie

Pastel de Chocolate Mexicano or Mexican Chocolate Cake
Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake with Molasses Caramel Sauce
Mini Pumpkin Pies with Acorn and Oat Flour Pie Crust
Banana Cream, Pie with Chocolate Crust

Pumpkin Pie made with Acorn Flour and Oat Flour by @SpicieFoodie

Rosca de Reyes (would be great as a breakfast with hot chocolate)
Mexican Candied Pumpkin
Marilyn’s Baked Custard
(Vegan) Almond Butter Baked Apples


Merlot Cranberry Sauce Recipe by @SpicieFoodie

Veggies & Other Sides:
Merlot Cranberry Sauce
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Almonds
Bagel and Veggies Stuffing

Mashed Potatoes from Scratch by @SpicieFoodie

Cooking Mashed Potatoes by Feel
Love Handle Mash Potatoes
Spicy, Garlicky and Lemony Broccoli
Sauteed Baby Beet Greens and Red Chard
Spicie Roasted Potatoes
Homemade Mexican Chorizo, suggested by a reader to use with stuffing

Brussels Sprouts with Almonds by @SpicieFoodie

Turmeric and Vegetable Millet
Turmeric Spiced Bulgur
Persimmon, Avocado and Serrano Ham Salad
Roasted Spanish Pumpkin and Red Pepper Soup

How To Make French Crepes by @SpicieFoodie


Brunch Ideas:
Spicy Apple Goat Cheese Galette
Roasted Tomato and Gouda Strudel 
How To Make French Crepes
Buckwheat Crepes

I’ll have one more Christmas recipe for you in a couple of days, but for now I leave you with a snapshot of the local Christmas spirit.

From Cookies & Eggnog to Stuffing & Potatoes: 39 Original Recipes for your Christmas Meal! by @SpicieFoodie


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{ 17 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Rosa December 12, 2013 at 6:54 AM

A wonderful list!




2 Spicie Foodie December 12, 2013 at 12:01 PM

Thank you Rosa!


3 La Torontoise December 12, 2013 at 7:19 AM

Nancy, thnak you so much! I was searching for Christmas time recipes – low effort/high impact kind of a thing, and found these links very informative. It helps me making my shopping list:-)

Cheers and enjoy the advent season in Europe!!


4 Spicie Foodie December 12, 2013 at 12:02 PM

My pleasure, and I hope you try one or two of my recipes. Thanks, we’ve actually moved to Mexico so we are spending our first holidays here.:)


5 Ramona December 12, 2013 at 8:41 AM

Lovely recipe round up. I enjoyed your local Christmas photos. I would love to see more. :)


6 Spicie Foodie December 12, 2013 at 12:03 PM

Thank you Ramona, I’ll try to get some more posted very soon.:)


7 Victoria of Flavors of the Sun December 12, 2013 at 9:21 AM

You post the most inspiring round ups of anyone on the web. Truly, you make me want to get in the kitchen and just get busy creating wonderful food every time I read your blog.


8 Spicie Foodie December 12, 2013 at 12:03 PM

Thank you so much Victoria for your kind words. Un abrazo!


9 Joanne T Ferguson December 12, 2013 at 9:34 PM

G’day! What a GREAT list Nancy that brightened my day, true!
Happy Holidays to you and your family and GREATLY appreciate everything you do!
Cheers! Joanne


10 Spicie Foodie December 18, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Hi Joanne! Thank you and a very happy holiday to you as well.:) xx


11 Suzanne Perazzini December 13, 2013 at 5:22 PM

Great eggnog photo and that chocolate cake looks good.


12 Spicie Foodie December 18, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Thank you Suzanne!


13 Laura (Tutti Dolci) December 14, 2013 at 5:42 PM

Wonderful round up, any of these recipes would be perfect for Christmas!


14 Spicie Foodie December 18, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Thank you Laura!


15 Marta @ What should I eat for breakfast today December 16, 2013 at 5:04 AM

Lovely inspirations. Thank you :)


16 Spicie Foodie December 18, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Thanks Marta!


17 mjskit December 23, 2013 at 8:23 PM

The Mandarin Orange Tea is marked for tomorrow morning. I don’t have Mandarin but I have some Cara Cara that should work. There are so many recipes here that have me reconsidering my Christmas Day menu! Great list Nancy!


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