A collection of holiday recipes that are all so easy to make, festive to serve and sure to be enjoyed by all! From a simple Caprese Candy Cane Board that would be perfect for a Christmas appetizer to a menorah-shaped latke board that’s so fun for a Hanukkah celebration to everyone’s favorite Christmas Crunch Mix that’s great for gifting, they’re all sure to be a holiday hit!

Easy, Festive & Delicious Holiday Recipe Ideas from www.TheBakerMama.com

Caprese Wreath

A beautiful and delicious Caprese Wreath makes a festive addition to your holiday meals. Simple and easy to make, it’s an elegant appetizer everyone will love.

Caprese Wreath by The BakerMama

Cinnamon Roll Wreath

Bring some seasonal cheer to your holiday brunch with this scrumptious Cinnamon Roll Wreath. Sugared cranberries and fresh mint make this breakfast favorite even more festive and delicious.

Cinnamon Roll Wreath by The BakerMama

Caprese Candy Cane Board

Slices of fresh mozzarella and vine-ripe tomatoes layered in a candy cane shape makes for a healthy and festive addition to your holiday spread. So quick and easy to assemble along with fresh basil, a balsamic glaze and toasted baguette slices. Such a simple way to impress your guests around Christmas. CLICK HERE for more details and you can get all the details in my Beautiful Boards cookbook.

Caprese Candy Cane Board from Beautiful Boards Cookbook by Maegan Brown


This simple and oh-so-cute Santa Snack Board, made out of hummus, veggies, cheese and crackers, is sure to put you at the top of the nice list! CLICK HERE for the recipe.

Healthy Santa Snack Board from TheBakerMama.com


You’ll absolutely melt over these adorable and delicious Cinnamon Roll Snowmen! With blueberry buttons, a chocolate chip smile, and bacon arms, they make the cutest, yummiest holiday breakfast.

Cinnamon Roll Snowmen by The BakerMama


Everyone goes crazy over this amazing candy coated cereal snack mix made festive with sprinkles, M&Ms and mini gingerbread man cookies. It’s sure to be a huge holiday hit! CLICK HERE for the recipe.

Christmas Crunch Mix from TheBakerMama.com


Easy, chewy, no-chill, cut-out sugar cookies that are perfect to bake and decorate during the holidays! CLICK HERE for the recipe.

Easy No-Chill Cut-Out Sugar Cookies from TheBakerMama.com

Holly Jolly Kid’s Snack Board

Oh, by golly, it’s a Holly Jolly Kid’s Snack Board! This adorable snack board is as engaging as it is tasty (and healthy too!). The kids will love building and snacking on this festive board made with simple, wholesome ingredients. Holiday memories that will last a lifetime!

Holly Jolly Kid's Snack Board by The BakerMama


Serve your Christmas salad in wreath form for a festive addition to the holiday meal! A Christmas Salad Wreath is sure to be a holiday hit! CLICK HERE for the recipe.

Christmas Salad Wreath from TheBakerMama.com


An easy and festive Christmas Tree Snack Board that is sure to be enjoyed by all at your holiday gathering! Serve with a few dips on the side for dipping the veggies into. CLICK HERE for the recipe.

Christmas Tree Snack Board from TheBakerMama.com


Make Hanukkah extra special with this adorable menorah-shaped snack board where everyone can build their own latke and snack on the sweets that make it complete. Kids and adults alike will delight in this fun twist on the holiday classic. You can get all the details for this board in my Beautiful Boards cookbook.

Hanukkah Snack Board from Beautiful Boards Cookbook by Maegan Brown


Make your snack board extra special with a snowman made out of cheese rounds and a scrumptious selection of white colored snacks for the snow with a blueberry sky. Such a great spread to enjoy during the winter months at a party with your friends or on a snowy day in with the family. CLICK HERE for the recipe.

Snowman Snack Board from TheBakerMama.com

So many ways to make this Snowman Snack Board! Simply, build your snowman in the middle with the cheese rounds and then surround it with a delicious selection of snacks that your loved ones would enjoy. Here’s my version with red and green snacks surrounding the snowman…

Snowman Snack Board by The BakerMama


Chewy, no chill, perfectly spiced Gingerbread Men Cookies are a must to bake and decorate during the holidays! Super cute and so easy to make with the kids. CLICK HERE for the recipe.

Gingerbread Men Cookies from TheBakerMama.com

Kids Christmas Tree Snack Board

Kids (and kids at heart!) will love making this adorable Christmas Tree Snack Board. It’s an activity that’s easily made with simple ingredients everyone will enjoy snacking on.

Kid's Christmas Tree Snack Board by The BakerMama


Alternating layers of red and white peppermint flavored cake with a dreamy peppermint marshmallow buttercream frosting. A great cake for the holidays! CLICK HERE for the recipe.

Peppermint Candy Cane Cake from TheBakerMama.com

Cranberry Cheer Cocktail

This Cranberry Cheer Cocktail is a festive cocktail that’s so great for the holidays. It’s a bright and flavorful drink with the perfect balance of tart and sweet.

Cranberry Cheer Cocktail by The BakerMama


Perfectly soft and sweet sugar cookies with a rich chocolate twist…chocolate lovers rejoice! CLICK HERE for the recipe.

Chocolate Sugar Cookies from TheBakerMama.com


This easy Christmas Tree 7 Layer Dip is sure to make your holiday fiesta even more festive! CLICK HERE for the recipe.

Christmas Tree 7 Layer Dip from TheBakerMama.com


These peppermint white chocolate pudding cookies are chewy, perfectly sweet and make for a festive Holiday treat! Such an easy treat to bake for a gathering or to gift to loved ones. CLICK HERE for the recipe.

Peppermint White Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies from TheBakerMama.com

No-Bake Gingerbread Men Decorating Board

Let everyone decorate their own no-bake gingerbread men treats with this adorable decorating board. It makes for such a memorable and fun holiday tradition for all!

No-Bake Gingerbread Men Decorating Board by The BakerMama

Festive Christmas-Shaped Cinnamon Rolls

These Festive Christmas-Shaped Cinnamon Rolls are too cute and so yummy! Get the family together and make some sweet holiday memories with a creative twist on a classic breakfast treat.

Festive Christmas-Shaped Cinnamon Rolls

Candy Cane Cookies

Red and white sugar cookie dough twisted together with a hint of peppermint make these Candy Cane Cookies a holiday hit!

Candy Cane Cookies by The BakerMama

I hope you are inspired by all of these easy, delicious, festive ideas but don’t forget about the easy, delicious, festive sides, here are a few of our favorites.


Christmas Tree Dinner Rolls are such a festive and extra delicious way to serve dinner rolls during the holiday season! CLICK HERE for the recipe.

Christmas Tree Dinner Rolls

Fresh Green Bean Casserole 

Made with crisp green beans and a scrumptious homemade sauce and topped with crispy baked onions, my Fresh Green Bean Casserole is so fresh and so delicious!

Fresh Green Bean Casserole by The BakerMama

Whole Roasted Garlic and Herb Cauliflower with Pomegranate Seeds

Serve a veggie dish they’ll never forget with this Whole Roasted Garlic and Herb Cauliflower with Pomegranate Seeds. It’s as beautiful as it is delicious–a tantalizing Holiday side.

Whole Roasted Garlic and Herb Cauliflower with Pomegranate Seeds by The BakerMama

Green Bean Bundles

Wrapped in crispy bacon and topped with a sweet and savory glaze, these Green Bean Bundles take your Holiday veggie dish to the next level.

Green Bean Bundles by The BakerMama
Roasted Brussels Sprouts 

Roasted Brussels Sprouts crisp and slightly charred on the outside, tender on the inside, and perfectly seasoned. These veggies are heavenly!

How to Roast Brussels Sprouts by The BakerMama
Broccoli Salad

Crispy, crunchy, subtly sweet and a bit salty, too, this Broccoli Salad delivers big on texture and flavor! It’s so satisfying and delicious, it will make a broccoli lover out of even the most reluctant veggie eater.

Broccoli Salad by The BakerMama
Sausage Dressing Stuffed Baked Apples

With sweet Italian sausage baked into rosy, golden apples, these Sausage Dressing Stuffed Baked Apples add an elegantly delicious touch to your Christmas dinner.

Sausage Dressing Stuffed Baked Apples by The BakerMama

And there you have it! So many delicious and festive holiday recipe ideas to choose from, I bet you can’t make just one this holiday season. Thankfully, they’re all so quick and easy to make that you could certainly recreate several of them for different celebrations throughout the season. Happy Holidays!





About The BakerMama

Maegan is the author of her best-selling Beautiful Boards, Spectacular Spreads and Brilliant Bites cookbooks. She started blogging in 2012 and features hundreds of original recipes on The BakerMama. She truly enjoys sharing her easy, family-friendly recipes, creative meal ideas, food board creations, and entertaining spreads to encourage others to get in the kitchen and make something memorable for their loved ones to enjoy together. Learn More

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