Christmas Recipes

Recipes for Christmas – Holiday Recipes

Christmas Pumpkin Roll June 10, 2009

Christmas Pumpkin Roll

Ingredients:
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup pumpkin
1 cup chopped nuts
3/4 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ginger
1/2 tsp. nutmug
1/2 tsp. salt

Filling:
1 cup powdered sugar
2 cream cheese — (3oz.)
4 Tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla

Beat 3 eggs at high speed for 5 min. Gradually beat in 1 cup sugar.Pour
in 2/3 pumpkin. Mix together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt. Fold into pumpkin mix. Grease and flour jelly roll pan or a long sheet cake pan. Pour in mix and sprinkle 1 cup of nuts on top. Bake at 375 for 15 min. Turn out on towel, sprinkle with powdered sugar and roll in towel until cool. Unroll and spread filling over cake, roll back up and put in Reynold warp and refrigerator until ready to sever.

Filling: Beat and spread on unrolled pumpkin cake,then roll up again.
This may seen like a alot of trouble but it is not It is easy and DELICIOUS!!! I make this every Thankgiving and Christmas. I also use sweet potatoes instead of pumpkin.

 

Christmas Berry Asparagus Salad May 25, 2009

Christmas Berry Asparagus Salad

1 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1″ pieces
3 TB extra virgin olive oil, divided
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
8 cups spring mixed salad greens
3 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup toasted walnuts, chopped
2 TB balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp. sugar

In a bowl toss the asparagus with 1 or 2 tablespoons of oil. Spread in a single layer in a greased 10″ x 15″ jelly roll baking pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Bake at 400º F., for 15 to 20 minutes or until tender.

In a large salad bowl, toss greens, strawberries, onions, walnuts and cooked asparagus.

In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, sugar and remaining oil. Drizzle over the salad and toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.

 

Christmas Cherry Ham Sauce April 20, 2009

Christmas Cherry Ham Sauce

1 c. crushed pineapple, undrained
1/4 c. brown sugar
2 tbsp. butter
2 tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. grated lemon rind
1/2 tsp. red food coloring
1/8 tsp. salt
1 c. canned, drained, pitted red sour
cherries (save juice)
2 tbsp. corn starch
1/2 c. cherry juice

Into a saucepan mix together pineapple, sugar, butter, lemon juice, lemon rind, food coloring and salt. Heat slowly. In small bowl mix 1/2 cup canned cherry juice and corn starch, stir until smooth. Add to the fruit mixture. Stir constantly until sauce thickens. Lower heat and simmer 3 to 4 minutes. Serve hot over baked ham or broiled ham slices. Makes about 2 1/2 cups sauce.

 

Christmas Cranberry Sweet Potato Bake April 6, 2009

Cranberry Sweet Potato Bake

2 pounds sweet potatoes
1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, washed
3/4 cup raisins
1/4 cup melted butter
1/2 cup sugar
1-1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 cup apple juice or apple cider
1/2 cup pecan or walnut halves or other nut

Peel the sweet potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch cubes. Combine sweet
potatoes, cranberries, apples, and raisins in a large bowl.

In a separate bowl, combine melted butter, sugar, and spices. Add to sweet potatoes and toss to coat.

Place sweet potatoes in a shallow 2-quart casserole dish. Pour apple juice over top.

Cover, bake at 350 degrees, stirring occasionally, for 50 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are almost soft. Add nuts and bake, uncovered for 10 minutes or until sweet potatoes are tender. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.

 

Holiday 5 Minute Eggnog Pie March 26, 2009

5 Minute Eggnog Pie

2 boxes instant vanilla pudding (small boxes)
1 quart (4 cups) eggnog
2 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
8 oz tub Cool Whip, divided
1 deep dish (or 2 regular) graham cracker pie crust

In large mixing bowl, use a whisk to mix eggnog, pumpkin pie spice,
and vanilla pudding mix. Mix well for 2 minutes, then fold in 4 oz
(half tub) of Cool Whip, mix well. Pour into pie shell/s. Put in
refrigerator and let set for 2-4 hours. Serve with remaining Cool
Whip

 

Christmas Hot Spiced Cranberry Cider March 6, 2009

Hot Spiced Cranberry Cider

Make some holiday memories with the aromas of cinnamon, clove and lemon, mingled with hot apple cranberry cider.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Makes: 25 (4 ounce) servings

Ingredients
2 quarts apple cider
6 cups cranberry juice
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
4 cinnamon sticks
1 1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
1 lemon, thinly sliced

Directions
1. In a large pot, combine apple cider, cranberry juice, brown sugar,
cinnamon sticks, cloves and lemon slices. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. With a slotted spoon, remove cinnamon, cloves, and lemon slices. Serve hot.

 

New Years Eve and Christmas Recipes December 28, 2008

Carnival of the Recipes

This is the New Years Eve Edition of the Carnival of the Recipes

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Carnival of the Recipes for New Year’s Eve

We have a tremendous selection of recipes this week for your New Years Celebrating delight.  We were surprised to see so few drinks and snacks this week but perhaps participants will be inspired by the actual celebration of New Year’s Eve and will submit lot of recipes for the next carnival.

If you are interested in hosting a Carnival of the Recipes on your blog be sure to let us know by e-mail to recipe.carnival@gmail.com

Cranberry Punch presented by Drink Recipes

Bill presents Black-Eyed Peas Recipes posted at Christmas Recipes.

Michele presents Velveeta Cheese Dip posted at Meanderings.

Chicken and Corn Casserole presented by healthy chicken recipes

Batya presents Feasting Dieting Can Go Together posted at me-ander.

Barbecued Spicy Turkey Burgers presented by turkey-recipes

Crockpot Corny Ham & Potato Scallop presented by Slow Cooker Recipes

Jennie presents Pumpkin Fudge posted at Adam’s Brag Book.

Bill Austin presents New York Times Recipes posted at Famous Recipes.

Shaun presents Fresh Tomato Soup Recipe posted at Onelite Free Recipes.

Mushroom Omelets presented by Recipes for Diabetic Meals

Munazzah Nawaz presents Birthday Party Fairy Cakes/Cup Cakes posted at Cooking Recipes.

Thelly presents Arizona Chicken posted at Recipes for Cooking Chicken.

Turkey and Stuffing Pie presented by Famous Cooking Recipes

Lemon-Basil Turkey with Roasted Vegetables presented by Famous Recipes

Toni presents A night with Hot Toddy posted at Wifely Steps.

World Famous Recipes presents Cider Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries posted at World Famous Recipes.

Cheesy Scones presented by Famous Recipes

HappyCampers presents Don’t Buy Caramels Anymore…Make Your Own! posted at The Adventures Of The Williams Family.

Chicken Bacon Cheddar Melts presented by Cooking Chicken

Expat Chef presents Christmas Brunch: Herbed Waffles with Smoked Salmon posted at The Expatriate’s Kitchen.

Turkey in a Bag presented by Recipes for Christmas – Holiday Recipes

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