Just the other day, I suggested a template for a Christmas day without cooking, and gave you general ideas for each mealtime, so you couldn’t go wrong. But maybe having actual make-ahead Christmas recipe ideas would help even more.
So if you still haven’t planned your Christmas day meals, here’s a list of recipes for last-minute help…
Christmas Morning Tea Ideas
Here are several great morning tea ideas and not all of them are teas. :)
-Candy Cane Hot Chocolate
-Chai Spiced Tea
-Santa’s Christmas Coffee
-Christmas Morning Punch
-Best Christmas Tea Ever
Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole
These all sound so yummy, you’re going to want to save some for other occasions!
-Christmas Sausage & Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole
-Deliciously Easy French Toast Casserole
-Fully Loaded Cheesy Breakfast Casserole
-Easy Cinnamon Roll Casserole
-Biscuits & Gravy Crockpot Breakfast Casserole
Christmas Lunch Ideas: Sandwiches
Now, most of these are not deli sandwiches, as I suggested in the blog post the other day. But except for one, they are make-ahead sandwiches.
-Make Ahead Rotisserie Chicken Sandwiches
-The Best Tuna Salad Sandwich
-Waffled Cranberry Cream Cheese Turkey Sandwich
-Cold Roast Beef Sandwich with Horseradish & Cheese
-Grilled Ham and Brie Sandwich
Make Ahead Christmas Dinner Ideas
These recipes made me hungry, just looking at them. Good luck choosing which one to make!
-15 Make Ahead Christmas Dinner Ideas
-Crockpot Chicken and Stuffing
-The Best Crockpot Barbecue Chicken
-The Best Christmas Crockpot Recipes
-25 Christmas Casserole Recipes
A Pie for Dessert
Here are three links, and over 37 Christmas dessert ideas that you can make ahead.
-35 Make-Ahead Christmas Desserts
-Classic Old-Fashioned Apple Pie, Martha Stewart
-Patti LaBelle’s Sweet Potato Pie Recipe
Are these great recipes, or what?? I’m sure if you try even one, you’ll be happy with the results.
See you tomorrow!
Hi, I'm Jeanine
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