34 Festive And Impressive Holiday Recipes That Look Fancy (But Are Incredibly Easy To Make)

    Here's everything you need to cook, eat, and drink from now until the end of the year.

    Every holiday is basically just an excuse to eat incredible food like there's no tomorrow. And Christmas time is no exception. So whether you're hosting a crowd or doing something more intimate this year, these festive yet deceptively simple recipes won't disappoint.

    1. Holiday Antipasto Wreath

    3. Mini Chicken Parmesan Lasagna Roll-Ups

    A serving platter topped with some breaded chicken lasagna roll-ups.

    4. Candy Cane Caprese Board

    6. Mushroom Bruschetta With Garlic and Rosemary

    Several crostini topped with creamy ricotta and grilled mushrooms.

    7. Smoked Salmon Cucumber Rolls

    A plate of cucumber roll-ups filled with salmon cream cheese spread.

    8. Instant Pot Swedish Meatballs

    9. Baked Cranberry Brie Bread Bowl

    Someone dipping a piece of bread into a cranberry baked brie bread bowl.

    10. Bisquick Sausage Balls

    11. Cranberry Pistachio Cheese Log

    A knife cutting into a pistachio and cranberry crusted goat cheese log, which is surrounded by crackers.

    12. Instant Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip

    13. Cheesy Potato Casserole with Buttery Ritz Crackers.

    A potato casserole with Ritz cracker breadcrumbs.

    14. Shortcut Tater Tot Latkes

    15. Crock-Pot Ham

    16. Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

    Several mini grilled cheese sandwiches with arugula on a serving board.

    17. Cranberry Rosemary One-Pan Chicken

    18. Slow Cooker Prime Rib

    A tender, medium-rare prime rib being sliced to reveal the pink interior.

    20. Classic Baked Mostaccioli

    22. Sheet Pan Herb Roasted Turkey and Cranberry Pecan Stuffing

    A baking dish of cranberry pecan herb stuffing with a sliced turkey breast on top.

    24. 5-Ingredient Peppermint Patties

    25. Christmas Gooey Butter Cookies

    A stack of sugar cookies with Christmas-colored sprinkles.

    26. Gingerbread Poke Cake

    27. No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

    Several chocolate coconut macaroons on a platter.

    28. No-Bake Cranberry Cheesecakes

    29. Christmas Graham Cracker Bars

    Chocolate pecan Graham cracker bars.

    30. Peppermint Bark Pretzel Bites

    Parchment paper topped with lots of peppermint bark pretzel bites.

    31. Three-Ingredient Hot Chocolate Dip

    Hot chocolate dip with marshmallows.

    32. Rosé Raspberry Sorbet Mimosas

    33. Easy Bourbon Eggnog

    Coupes of bourbon eggnog punch on a tray.

    34. 3-Ingredient Cranberry Bourbon Cocktails

    Someone holding a Bourbon cranberry cocktail.