Christmas Recipes

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Christmas recipes to indulge in, from Christmas starter recipes to impressive Christmas desserts, traditional Christmas dinner, mince pies and edible gifts.

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

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

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

Nut Roast

Nut roast is a delicious meat alternative for roast dinners. This one is served with a gorgeous tomato sauce...

Baked Camembert

Baked Camembert

Baked Camembert makes a very easy but impressive starter to share, which creates an instant mini cheese fondue to dip into. A dinner party classic.

Sprouts With Pancetta And Parmesan

Sprouts With Pancetta And Parmesan

Brussels sprouts with pancetta and Parmesan cheese make a delicious Christmas side. The Parmesan adds a deep savoury note, which is absolutely delicious

Classic Sausage Rolls

Classic Sausage Rolls

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!

Christmas Ham With Gingerbread Spiced Glaze

Christmas Ham With Gingerbread Spiced Glaze

Christmas ham is a glorious centrepiece to any buffet, flavoured with the festive spices that go into gingerbread

How To Make Mulled Wine

How To Make Mulled Wine

This mulled wine recipe is the perfect tipple for the festive season brimming with all the flavours of Christmas

Christmas Chutney With Spiced Apples and Dates

Christmas Chutney With Spiced Apples and Dates

Spiced apple and date chutney is simple to make and delicious with a strong blue cheese

Bread Sauce

Bread Sauce

Bread sauce is a lovely traditional sauce that goes perfectly with a traditional roast, made with fresh breadcrumbs, stock, black peppercorns and a little creme fraiche

Gluten Free Mince Pies

Gluten Free Mince Pies

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

Honey Glazed Ham

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...

Mini Mince Pies

Mini Mince Pies

Nothing gets you into the Christmas spirit better than making your own mini mince pies. So easy and yet so delicious, we love this bite-sized recipe

Vanilla Clotted Cream Fudge

Vanilla Clotted Cream Fudge

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

How To Cook Ham

How To Cook Ham

Here's how to cook ham perfectly, every time. You'll love the complementing and delicious flavours of Dijon mustard and brown sugar...

Mince Pie Recipe

Mince Pie Recipe

Mince pies are so simple to make, and are an absolute must come Christmas. These ones combine a ready-made mince meat with a home-made pastry...

Christmas recipe collections

Canapé Recipes

Canapé Recipes

No party is complete without a selection of stunning canapés. Try our canapé recipes this weekend for the perfect party

Party Food Ideas

Party Food Ideas

Party food recipes to impress your guests, including seeded cheese biscuits, fig and olive crostini and smoked salmon and cream cheese rolls

Recipes For Christmas Leftovers

Recipes For Christmas Leftovers

Transform leftover Christmas turkey, ham, Christmas pudding, mince pies and more into new meals to feed a crowd with our easy recipes for Christmas leftovers

Edible Christmas Gift Recipes

Edible Christmas Gift Recipes

Edible Christmas gift recipes to give as thoughtful gifts including fudge, spiced star biscuits, pomegranate vodka and plenty more.

Christmas Desserts

Christmas Desserts

Christmas dessert recipes for an impressive finale, including orange and cranberry cheesecake, chocolate and Florentine torte and mulled berry tart

Christmas Cocktails

Christmas Cocktails

Christmas cocktail recipes that you can easily make at home, including mulled white wine, mulled cider and spiked hot chocolate

Christmas Day Starter Recipes

Christmas Day Starter Recipes

Christmas starter recipes for a special Christmas dinner, including crayfish cocktail, beetroot and gin cured salmon and a kirsch cheese fondue

Christmas Biscuits

Christmas Biscuits

Find Christmas biscuits to make as gifts or to share round at the office or at home, including Christmas shortbread and gingerbread men

Vegetarian Christmas Recipes

Vegetarian Christmas Recipes

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