Twelve Festive Recipes

Festive recipes from our family to yours

Connecting around food can be one of the great joys of the holiday season. Many of us make family favourites every year, but if you’re looking for new festive recipes count down the days to Christmas with us as we share a new list of our favourites. 

Butternut Squash Swiss chard mini quiches

On the 12th day before Christmas make 12 Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard Mini Quiches, perfect for holiday appetizer trays.

Fresh Confetti Quinoa Salad

On the 11th day before Christmas turn 11 ingredients plus seasonings into Fresh Confetti Quinoa Salad, great to bring to a holiday potluck gathering.

Cranberry and Biscotti Semifreddo

On the 10th day before Christmas, make 10 servings of this impressive dessert: Cranberry and Biscotti Semifreddo, a refreshing way to end a holiday meal. And because it’s frozen, now you’re well prepared.

Carla's Holiday Green Beans

On the 9th day before Christmas, line up a 9” x 13″ casserole pan and 1 kg of string beans to make Carla’s Holiday Green Beans.

Cranberry Salsa with Cheese

On the 8th day before Christmas make Cranberry Salsa with Cheese with 8 ingredients. A sure hit as an appetizer!

Festive Fruit and Hazelnut Stuffing

On the 7th day before Christmas cut up cube 7 cups of bread to make Festive Fruit & Hazelnut Stuffing.

Dresden Stollen

On the 6th before Christmas prepare 6 loaves of Dresden Stollen to give as gifts to those who appreciate something homemade.

Easy Pumpkin Spice Latte

On the 5th day before Christmas take 5 minutes of your time to warm up with Easy Pumpkin Spice Latte.

Chocolate truffles

On the 4th day before Christmas, you’ll just need 4 ingredients to make Chocolate Truffles, lovely for last minute gifts.

Brown Sugar Shortbread

On the 3rd day before Christmas catch up with any last-minute holiday baking by making this 3-ingredient cookie, Brown Sugar Shortbread. (OK, 4 ingredients, if you add the cherries on top.)

wild rice and gruyere stuffed acorn squash

On the 2nd day before Christmas turn 2 acorn squash into a festive, delicious winter meatless meal: Wild Rice and Gruyère Stuffed Acorn Squash.

kale wreath

1 day before Christmas make 1 wreath—a Kale Wreath! What a clever centerpiece.

We hope you enjoy this collection. Happy Holidays from all of us at BC Dairy Association!

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