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31 Super Comforting Recipes To Try In December

Get ready for the coziest month of the year.

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1. Five-Ingredient Carnitas Soup

gimmesomeoven.com

Why have boring chicken soup when you could have carnitas soup?

Get the recipe here.

2. Fried Mac and Cheese Balls

Sometimes, you just need to indulge. Get the recipe here.
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Sometimes, you just need to indulge.

Get the recipe here.

3. Monkey (Ginger) Bread

Whoever had the idea to combine monkey bread and gingerbread deserves a medal. Get the recipe here.
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Whoever had the idea to combine monkey bread and gingerbread deserves a medal.

Get the recipe here.

4. Slow Cooker Creamy Wild Rice Soup With Butter Roasted Mushrooms

halfbakedharvest.com

One of the best ways to take advantage of mushroom season.

Get the recipe here.

5. Marshmallow Cream Fudge

You know what's even better than fudge? Marshmallow cream fudge. Get the recipe here.
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You know what's even better than fudge? Marshmallow cream fudge.

Get the recipe here.

6. Brie Stuffed Crispy Baby Potatoes

This is it, we all just peaked. Get the recipe here.
halfbakedharvest.com

This is it, we all just peaked.

Get the recipe here.

7. Chopped Chicken Sesame Noodle Bowls

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For a quick weeknight dinner recipe.

Get the recipe here.

8. Sweet Potato Gnocchi With Rosemary Parmesan Cream Sauce

Gnocchi game: strong. Get the recipe here.
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Gnocchi game: strong.

Get the recipe here.

9. Italian Stuffed Cabbage

If you're still scarred by bad childhood cabbage memories, give this recipe a try and you'll see this misunderstood vegetable in a whole new light. Get the recipe here.
Deb Perelman / smittenkitchen.com

If you're still scarred by bad childhood cabbage memories, give this recipe a try and you'll see this misunderstood vegetable in a whole new light.

Get the recipe here.

10. White Chocolate Mocha

It's the season of warm, comforting drinks, and you won't find more comforting than this one. Get the recipe here.
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It's the season of warm, comforting drinks, and you won't find more comforting than this one.

Get the recipe here.

11. Overnight Cardamom Stollen Swirl Buns

Cardamom buns are a classic Swedish treat, and we all know how much Swedes rule at winter. Get the recipe here.
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Cardamom buns are a classic Swedish treat, and we all know how much Swedes rule at winter.

Get the recipe here.

12. Bacon and Brussels Sprout Salad

The perfect refreshing treat when you need a break from all that melted cheese and hot chocolate. Get the recipe here.
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The perfect refreshing treat when you need a break from all that melted cheese and hot chocolate.

Get the recipe here.

13. Cardamom Orange Sugar Cookies

It's sugar cookies season, AKA the best season. Get the recipe here.
brooklynsupper.com

It's sugar cookies season, AKA the best season.

Get the recipe here.

14. Potato-Parsnip Latkes With Horseradish and Dill

We all love traditional latkes, but if you want to try something new this Hanukkah, add parsnip to the mix. Get the recipe here.
Deb Perelman / smittenkitchen.com

We all love traditional latkes, but if you want to try something new this Hanukkah, add parsnip to the mix.

Get the recipe here.

15. Spiced Glazed Nuts and Pretzel Mix

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Not your average nut mix.

Get the recipe here.

16. Cauliflower Kale Soup With Kale Chips

If kale is still intimidating to you, mixing it with cauliflower could be the perfect way to develop a taste for it. Get the recipe here.
brooklynsupper.com

If kale is still intimidating to you, mixing it with cauliflower could be the perfect way to develop a taste for it.

Get the recipe here.

17. Cinnamon Spiced Dutch Baby With Cranberry Butter

halfbakedharvest.com

The new star of your winter brunches.

Get the recipe here.

18. Roasted Cauliflower, Mushroom and Wild Rice

You can make this dish vegan by replacing the Parmesan with a sprinkle of nutritional yeast. Get the recipe here.
gimmesomeoven.com

You can make this dish vegan by replacing the Parmesan with a sprinkle of nutritional yeast.

Get the recipe here.

19. Healthy-ish Gingerbread Muffins

Coconut oil, whole wheat flour, and maple syrup are the secret ingredients of these muffins.Get the recipe here.
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Coconut oil, whole wheat flour, and maple syrup are the secret ingredients of these muffins.

Get the recipe here.

20. Seared Radicchio and Roasted Beets

Make sure to really sear the radicchio to infuse your dish with an amazing smokey flavor. Get the recipe here.
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Make sure to really sear the radicchio to infuse your dish with an amazing smokey flavor.

Get the recipe here.

21. Spiced Apple Cider With Bourbon

Christmas in a mug. Get the recipe here.
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Christmas in a mug.

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22. Deep Dark Gingerbread Waffles

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😍

Get the recipe here.

23. Beet Soup

The best way to bring some color to your winter table. Get the recipe here.
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The best way to bring some color to your winter table.

Get the recipe here.

24. Winter Salad With Pecans, Pears and Gorgonzola

Because salad isn't just a summer thing, but if you do it in the winter, you gotta do it right. Get the recipe here.
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Because salad isn't just a summer thing, but if you do it in the winter, you gotta do it right.

Get the recipe here.

25. Spaghetti With Anchovy Sauce

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If you hate anchovies, don't worry. In this recipe, they add a wonderful depth of flavor to the tomato sauce, but if you didn't know they were there, you wouldn't be able to guess.

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26. Christmas Spiced Parsnip Cake

Another Swedish classic that'll become one of your new Christmas faves. Get the recipe here.
greenkitchenstories.com

Another Swedish classic that'll become one of your new Christmas faves.

Get the recipe here.

27. Cheesy Garlic Bread

Is there anything better than bread, cheese, and garlic? I think not. Get the recipe here.
damndelicious.net

Is there anything better than bread, cheese, and garlic? I think not.

Get the recipe here.

28. Cinnamon Streusel Baked Apples

For when you're too lazy to slice apples and make a pie dough. Get the recipe here.
twopeasandtheirpod.com

For when you're too lazy to slice apples and make a pie dough.

Get the recipe here.

29. Sausage and Mushroom Bread Pudding

Almost too cozy for its own good. Get the recipe here.
bakersroyale.com

Almost too cozy for its own good.

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30. Seared Scallops With Herb Salad

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The best holiday appetizer.

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31. Frosted Malt-Chocolate Cookies

This is just perfect and I want it now. Get the recipe here.
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This is just perfect and I want it now.

Get the recipe here.

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