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45 Recipes for Christmas Dinner, Plus Bonus Free eCookbook

By: Blair Chavis, Editor,

Whether you're looking for a Christmas party potluck recipe, for recipes for Christmas dinner, or even creative Christmas dessert recipes, this collection of 45 Recipes for Christmas Dinner has great Christmas recipe ideas for your slow cooker.

This collection of quick and easy Christmas recipes is packed with Christmas recipe ideas, including Christmas party appetizer recipes, slow cooker christmas drink recipes, homemade Christmas gift food recipes for hosts and hostesses such as Christmas jar recipes, quick and easy Christmas recipes for slow cooker side dish recipes and main dishes too! Not to mention, if you're in search of creative Christmas dessert recipes we've got some delicious Christmas party treat recipes and creative Christmas dessert recipes for you to try! Let this collection of 45 Recipes for Christmas Dinner be your slow cooking guide this holiday season.


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45 Recipes for Christmas Dinner


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For more Christmas dinner recipe ideas, check out our free eCookbook, "Merry Christmas Breakfast: 16 Slow Cooker Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Recipes."


Christmas Party Appetizer Recipes

Slow cooker appetizer recipes are a great option for entertaining around the holidays because you can keep appetizers warm in your slow cooker while guests mingle and chat. Serve up our featured slow cooker meatball recipe (shown below) with a bit of added holiday flair, or some tasty bacon wrapped sauasge bites to please all those bacon lovers in your life.


 Christmas Party Appetizer Recipes

  1. Cranberry Sauced Meatballs

  2. "Baked" Brie Slow Cooker Recipe

  3. Slow Cooker Glazed Bacon Wrapped Sausage Bites

  4. Slow Cooker Stuffed Mushrooms


Christmas Drink Recipes

Christmas drink recipes are such a great part of the holiday celebration. Whether you're looking for recipes for warm buttered rum, cozy holiday ciders or the ever-popular peppermint hot chocolate (shown below), these Christmas drink recipes are perfect recipes to complement your Christmas dinner and are great Christmas recipe ideas if you're attending a holiday party.


Christmas Drink Recipes

  1. Slow Cooker Lamb's Wool Drink

  2. Hot Cranberry Toddy Recipe

  3. Hot Butter Rum

  4. Slow Cooker Cranberry Punch

  5. Slow Cooker Peppermint Hot Chocolate

  6. Slow Cooker Wassail

  7. Slow & Hot Mulled Cider

  8. Caramel Apple Cider

  9. Slow Cooker Mulled Wine

  10. Best Ever Hot Cocoa


Homemade Christmas Gift Food Recipes

Homemade Christmas gifts food recipes make great host and hostess gifts if you're looking for Christmas party treat recipes for attending or hosting a holiday party or if you're looking for creative Christmas dessert recipes. Christmas jar recipes make great gifts, as do candied nuts and chocolates. Believe or not, you can make all of these recipes in your slow cooker!


 Homemade Christmas Gift Food Recipes

  1. Rocky Road Candy for Slow Cooker

  2. Slow Cooker Candied Pecans

  3. Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Balls

  4. Slow Cooker Peanut Clusters

  5. Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate In a Jar

  6. Praline Pecan Crunch Snack Mix

  7. Slow Cooker Peppermint Chocolate Fudge



For even more edible gifts you can make for Christmas, check out these, "21 Fun and Simple Homemade Christmas Gifts Ideas," and give your friends and family the gift of sweet treats this holiday season!



Christmas Recipes for Slow Cooker Side Dish Recipes

Slow cooker side dish recipes make great recipes for Christmas dinner. We have a great selection of quick and easy Christmas recipes for potatoes of all kinds, cranberry sauce, veggies, and more. Try a few of these festive side dishes, and watch your holiday table come alive!


Christmas Recipes for Slow Cooker Side Dish Recipes

  1. Annie's Savory Green Bean Casserole

  2. Walnut and Sage Potatoes Au Gratin

  3. Orange Marmalade Glazed Carrots

  4. Lemon Mint Red Potatoes

  5. Broccoli with Toasted Garlic and Hazelnuts

  6. Cranberry Apple Sauce

  7. Holiday Cranberry Sauce

  8. Carrots with Herbed Honey Butter Sauce

  9. Brown Sugar Cinnamon Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes

  10. Easiest Ever Slow Cooker Hot Rolls


Quick and Easy Christmas Recipes for Main Dishes

We have some amazing Christmas recipe ideas for main dishes that you can make in your slow cooker. Whether you're looking to make turkey, ham, hen or lamb, we've got some tasty recipes to choose from!


Quick and Easy Christmas Recipes for Main Dishes

  1. Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks

  2. Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

  3. Lucille's Cornish Game Hens

  4. Slow Cooker Creamy Turkey Dinner

  5. Slow Cooker Herb Turkey and Gravy

  6. Slow Cooker Christmas Ham


Creative Christmas Dessert Recipes

Slow cooker dessert recipes are a perfect choice for the holidays. Whether you're looking to make Christmas party treat recipes, Christmas cake recipes, or other sweet recipes for after Christmas dinner, try one of these great slow cooker dessert recipes below.


Creative Christmas Dessert Recipes

  1. Apple and Pear Crisp

  2. Caramel Filled Baked Apples

  3. Chocolate Cherry Cola Cake

  4. Raisin Cinnamon Bread Pudding

  5. Caramel Butterscotch Slow Cooker Cake

  6. Coffee Caramel Cake

  7. Apple Pear Delight

  8. Slow Cooker Salted Caramel Cookie Bars



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