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December 2, 2022

Christmas Dinner Recipes to Keep Everyone Happy

These dishes will put a smile on anyone’s face!


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A good meal is a time-honored way to bond… yet nothing can be more divisive than a family’s palate preferences. That can make holiday meal planning pretty tricky. At Santa.com, we’re well aware of the struggle—so we picked a line-up of recipes that bring something to the table for everyone. 

Easy Homemade Dinner Rolls | Savory Nothings

You can’t have a crowd-pleasing Christmas dinner without fresh-from-the-oven rolls. Score buttery, light, beautiful rolls that are a cinch to make with this recipe. 

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Slow Cooker Loaded Baked Potato Soup | Alyssa Rivers

This soup can be considered a meal in itself, and who doesn’t love those baked potato flavors? Serve it as an appetizer for the holiday and enjoy any leftovers for lunch the next day. 

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Garlic Herb Butter Steak | Christina Cherrier

Savory, tender, and packed with flavor, this oven-roasted steak will be a sure-fire hit. Your family won’t be able to get enough, and it easily pairs with side dishes like green beans and potatoes. 

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Spiced Salmon | Taste of Home

If you prefer lighter fare, this salmon recipe is packed with perfectly seasoned flavor and a bit of brown sugar sweetness. Bonus: It only takes a couple of steps to execute, so you score more time with your family. 

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Taco Pepper Stuffed Casserole | Spend with Pennies 

Spice up Christmas with this taco pepper stuffed casserole. It works like a deconstructed stuffed pepper recipe, loaded with cheesy, meaty goodness. Win!

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Stuffed Pork Loin | Better Homes and Gardens

Pork is always a palate-pleaser, but this thyme-infused recipe will elevate your loin to a whole new level of yum. You’ll need to invest two hours to prep and roast, but we can almost guarantee you won’t have leftovers. 

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Old Fashioned Chicken Pot Pie | Southern Living

This rustic, hearty dish is a comfort classic for a reason. There’s nothing not to love about this nourishing combo of creamy chicken, veggies, and crust. The store-bought pie crust shaves off prep time.  

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Maple Mustard Roasted Turkey Thighs | Joanna Cismaru

Turkey doesn’t have to be relegated to Thanksgiving. It’s reimagined here in a thigh recipe that’s dished up with Dijon mustard, smoked paprika, and maple syrup. Quite a tasty twist indeed. 

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Amaretto Ricotta Cheesecake | Taste of Home

And for the show-stopping dessert? Enter this amaretto-ricotta cheesecake.  Not only is it a delicious spin on classic cheesecake, but we love the festive look of whole cranberries and sliced almonds on top. 

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Red Velvet Cream Cheese Bundt Cake | The Novice Chef

Is there a holiday where red velvet is more appropriate? This bundt cake’s deep hue and swirly cream cheese frosting with flecks of red sprinkles reminds us of peppermint candies—and will take your dessert table up a notch. 

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