Our pick of Christmas recipes features easy starters, alternative Christmas mains and impressive desserts that everyone will love, from a retro starter like boozy cheese fondue to roast pork stuffed with apricots and mushrooms and wrapped in crispy crackling and a mulled berry snowflake tart, which looks so pretty dusted with icing sugar.
Find a traditional Christmas roast turkey recipe, which is so easy to make. Get new ideas for the trimmings like chorizo in blankets, which is our latest take on everyone's favourite, pigs in blankets. Or bring Christmas staples up to date with our new recipe for braised red cabbage with cranberries.
Go all out on party food with our brand new ideas, including moreish seeded cheese biscuits that go perfectly with a glass of wine and fig and black olive tapenade crostini, which can be made in 10 minutes flat.
Cooking for a crowd of hungry Christmas guests can be stressful, and this is why we've made sure our recipes are as simple as possible - so you can easily keep on top of everything going on in the kitchen, as well as enjoy everyone's company. Surprise guests with these wonderful simple-to-make recipes that won't keep you locked up in the kitchen. No one will believe you've found the time to make all the delicious dishes you serve up as they look delicate and intricate but the truth is, they're simple and hassle-free!
Delicious Christmas recipes
Brussels sprouts with bacon give this traditional Christmas side dish extra saltiness and even if you're not sure about Brussels sprouts you'll love this!
Nut roast is a delicious meat alternative for roast dinners. This one is served with a gorgeous tomato sauce...
Brussels sprouts with pancetta and Parmesan cheese make a delicious Christmas side. The Parmesan adds a deep savoury note, which is absolutely delicious
If you're wondering how to make sausage rolls, they're really easy and use lightly spiced sausage meat and flaky pastry. Homemade sausage rolls are a winner!
This mulled wine recipe is the perfect tipple for the festive season brimming with all the flavours of Christmas
Spiced apple and date chutney is simple to make and delicious with a strong blue cheese
Gluten free mince pies are crisp and buttery, and if one member of the family is gluten free - don’t worry these easy to make mince pies will be enjoyed by everyone
Honey glazed ham makes a terrific centrepiece to a table, and can be enjoyed hot or cold, making it perfect for a buffet or Christmas party...
Vanilla clotted cream fudge is SO creamy that it melts in the mouth, but it's so easy to make with just 4 ingredients. Make it to share, or give as a gift
Here's how to cook ham perfectly, every time. You'll love the complementing and delicious flavours of Dijon mustard and brown sugar...
Christmas recipe collections
No party is complete without a selection of stunning canapés. Try our canapé recipes this weekend for the perfect party
Party food recipes to impress your guests, including seeded cheese biscuits, fig and olive crostini and smoked salmon and cream cheese rolls
Edible Christmas gift recipes to give as thoughtful gifts including fudge, spiced star biscuits, pomegranate vodka and plenty more.
Christmas dessert recipes for an impressive finale, including orange and cranberry cheesecake, chocolate and Florentine torte and mulled berry tart
Christmas starter recipes for a special Christmas dinner, including crayfish cocktail, beetroot and gin cured salmon and a kirsch cheese fondue
Find Christmas biscuits to make as gifts or to share round at the office or at home, including Christmas shortbread and gingerbread men
Vegetarian recipes to inspire a delicious vegetarian Christmas dinner including Jerusalem artichoke and sweet potato tarts, cheesy vegetable pie and our best ever nut roast