Classic gingerbread cookies shaped like stars, snowflakes, or gingerbread men are a holiday favorite. Decorate them with icing, sprinkles, or candy for added festivity.
Create a festive cheese and charcuterie board with a variety of cheeses, cured meats, nuts, dried fruits, and holiday-themed crackers. Add some fresh rosemary or cranberries for a decorative touch.
A beautifully roasted turkey or ham is a traditional centerpiece for many Christmas dinners. Serve it with classic sides like stuffing, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce.
Layered with white and dark chocolate and sprinkled with crushed peppermint candies, peppermint bark is a sweet and refreshing treat that captures the essence of the season.
Set up a hot cocoa station with various toppings such as whipped cream, marshmallows, crushed candy canes, and chocolate shavings. Consider adding flavored syrups for an extra touch.
Make bite-sized appetizers by placing a small piece of brie cheese and a dollop of cranberry sauce on top of crackers. Bake until the cheese is melted and gooey.
Serve traditional eggnog or try making eggnog-inspired treats like eggnog cupcakes, eggnog cheesecake, or eggnog-flavored truffles for a festive dessert.
Arrange sliced vegetables like bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, and cucumber in the shape of a Christmas tree. Add a bowl of dip at the base for a healthy and visually appealing snack.