Are you busy decking the halls (or like me, the dogs ;) and trimming the tree?
I pulled together some inspiration from the archives to help us get in the Christmas spirit!
Click on the links to find Christmas inspiration for your holiday baking and entertaining with recipes for appetizers, cookies, cocktails, food gifts and more!
Southern Living Christmas All Through The South with The Novel Bakers
An easy and festive appetizer for a Christmas party
Put your slow cooker to work for easy holiday entertaining! This simmering Cranberry Mulled Wine will warm you up from the inside out and make the house smell wonderful too!
An easy no-bake Southern treat to enjoy with a cup of tea or for Christmas gift giving!
Serve as an appetizer or let your guests serve themselves and assemble from bowls of ingredients. If you’re not a fan of blue cheese, substitute goat cheese or Boursin.
Easy Owl Cookies, a hoot to make!
Turn any plain sugar or chocolate cookie into adorable melted snowmen!
These no-bake confections are addictive and an easy, make-ahead treat! I’ve made countless dozens for an annual holiday open house and they were always a hit!
A festive and easy appetizer for holiday entertaining
A 10 minute appetizer for your Christmas or holiday entertaining
As easy to mix as it is to drink!
These festive cookies require just four ingredients, plus your decorative sprinkles. Like all macaroons, since they are flourless, they’re gluten-free.
An easy Christmas cookie recipe that uses a short cut!
One of Southern Living’s best recipes of 2011. Quick and make-ahead, 8 to 24 hours in advance. It’s good anytime of year, but perfect for the busy holiday season!
A quick and easy food gift to give or make for holiday snacking!
A dessert recipe for the holidays with a ‘wow’ factor that uses one my favorite holiday treats, Panettone! Includes a recipe for easy microwave orange curd.
My favorite holiday gift basket and/or hostess gift, Panettone,and a bottle of Prosecco. Include a bottle of maple syrup and oranges for your recipient to enjoy as French toast.
Indulge in these over the top German Chocolate Pancakes, layered with German Chocolate “Syrup” or frosting, made with a box mix!
A great little appetizer to serve for the holidays! The crab mixture can be made a day in advance, then the bite-size cakes are baked in a mini muffin tin with a crust of Parmesan cheese and panko bread crumbs.
This cookie has a fluffy, muffin-like texture with a bourbon glaze on top!
A quick and easy food gift to make for the holidays!
A light, flavorful, and healthy appetizer for the holidays that comes together in 10 minutes!
Make-ahead recipes and inspiration for your holiday entertaining or Christmas party
Including Cha-Cha Chicken Salad, a molded chicken salad, made 8 – 24 hours in advance.
Ready to gift or sip in 3 hours and shake up a White Chocolate Peppermint Martini!
Quick and easy cupcakes for the busy holiday season, served with candy cane handles!
Easy and fun for kids to make with candy melts or almond bark and decorative holiday sprinkles
A mix for easy seasonal sipping and ideal for gift giving.
The Grits that Stole Christmas and a Charleston Lowcountry Christmas
Ideal for brunch on Christmas or New Year’s Day
The winner of a copy of InStyle Parties is Virginia.
Thank you to Time Inc. Books for providing a copy of InStyle Parties for this giveaway and review.