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Yuletide Feasting

Whether you are celebrating solo, as a duo or hosting a gathering for a large group of friends and/or family this time of year is truly something to celebrate. We celebrate the return of the light, the coming warmth (for many), the fertile time of year. There are many times throughout the Yuletide season in which to celebrate. Oftentimes our quiet supper on the Solstice Eve includes sausage rolls, soup and hot drinks finished off with a warm, comforting fruit dessert. When the family gathers we typically have buffets featuring dishes of our ancestries, foods abundant during this time of year (eating seasonally!), foods warming, spicy and nourishing to see us through the winter ahead.

As this time year is focused on giving, making large quantities to deliver to your local soup kitchen and food pantry for those in need is very welcomed. Contact local kitchens to see what you can do.

Drink <--- click on these links to take you to the recipes

Candy Cane Cocoa
Holiday Eggnog Punch
Warm Spice Cranberry Cider
Lemon and Orange Punch
Wassail Punch
Sugar Free Holiday Nog
Hot Scotch Toddy
Hot Buttered Cider
Hot Cranberry Punch
Peppermint Eggnog Punch
Spice of Yuletide
Spiced Yule Tea
Vegan Pumpkin Nog
Wassail Jello Shooters
Cranberry Glogg
Lamb's Wool
Cranberry Sangria
Cranberry Wassail
Glogg Nog
Hot Spiced Wine
Irish Galway Wassail
Yule Spicy Apple Eggnog

Nibbly Bits

Bacon and Cheese Dip-crockpot
Chicken Holiday Wreath
Crockpot Hot 'n Spicy Pecans
Crockpot Spicy Marmalade Meatballs
Crockpot Honeyed Chicken Wings
Baked Brie With Cranberry Chutney
Hazelnut, Brie and Apple Appetizer
Sausage and Cranberry-filled Tarts
Sweet Potato Balls
Savory Appetizer Pork Meatballs

Holiday Breads

Brandied Cherry Scones
Cranberry Orange Scones
Honey Spice Loaf
Holiday Cranberry Muffins
Festive Muffins
Solstice Morning Cinnamon Rolls
Yule Eggnog Bread
Cardamom Yule Wreath
Fig and Date Bread
Kerstkrans
Austrian Kletzenbrot
Cranberry Eggnog Bread
Julekake
Rum Glazed Eggnog Monkey Bread
Swedish Tea Ring
Orange Cardamom Breakfast Rolls
Cranberry Cream Scones

Side Dishes

Bread Stuffing with Bacon, Apples and Caramelized Onions
Curried Brown Rice
Cranberry Maple Sweet Potatoes
Sugar Free Cranberry Sauce
Wild Rice with Dried Cranberries and Apricots
New England Apple, Cranberry and Sausage Stuffing
Butternut Squash Stuffing
Acorn Squash with Cinnamon and Honey
Wild Rice with Pecans and Cranberries
New England Apple, Cranberry and Sausage Stuffing
Sweet Potatoes Baked in Orange Sauce
Sausage and Apple Stuffed Squash

Soups and Stews

Winter Solstice Pumpkin Soup
Sweet Red Pepper and Crab Bisque
Solstice Stew
Winter Squash Soup
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Cream of Brie Soup

Main Dishes

Roasted Pepper and Pork Meat Loaf
Roast Pork with Cranberry Glaze
Orange-Cranberry Chicken with Sweet Potatoes
Vegetarian Lasagna
Walnut and Blue Cheese Tart with Cranberries
Cranberry Chicken with Apples and Walnuts
Sma Kottbullar
Potatis Korv
Roast Duck with Citrus and Honey
Roast Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing
Turkey Cranberry Wreath
Norwegian Meat Filled Potato Cakes
Pork with Brandy and Berries
Roast Pork with Cranberry Glaze

Cakes

Apple Gingerbread Upside Down Cake
Buttermilk Spice Cake
Candy Cane Cheesecake
Cranberry Upside Down Cake
Cheesecake with Cranberry Jewel Topping
Frozen Peppermint Cheesecake
Holiday Eggnog Cheesecake
Holiday Delight Cheesecake
Pumpkin Ginger Cheesecake
Triple Chocolate and Vanilla Cheesecake
Triple Citrus Cheesecake
Sweet Potato Marble Cheesecake
Brazil Nut Fruitcake
Cranberry-Pear Cake
Edinburgh Gingerbread
Eggnog Cherry Bundt Cake
Gingerbread with Caramel Topping
Gingerbread Yule Log
Old-Fashioned Cider-Gingerbread Bundt Cake
Orange Spice Upside-Down Cake
Spice Cake with Cardamom-Coffee Icing
Yule Fruitcakes

Pies

Gingersnap Pumpkin Pie
Apple Cranberry Pie with Cornmeal Crust
Cranberry Cream Pie
Creamy Holiday Tarts
Gingersnap Pumpkin Cream Tart
Cranberry Crumb Pie
New England Squash Pie

Desserts

Slow Cooker Baked Cranberry Apples
Sugar Free Cranberry Apple Crisp
Poached Pears in Orange Syrup
Cranberry Winter Pudding
Orange Cranberry Trifle
Norwegian Jul Pudding
Eggnog and Cranberry Salad

Yuletide Cookies

Low Carb Sugar Cookies
Yuletide Treats
Vegan Gingersnaps
Norwegian Nutmeg Cookies
Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies
Holiday Ice Box Cookies
Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies
Eggnog Cookies
Eggnog-glazed Spritz Cookies
Clove Cookies
Eliz's Eggnog Cutouts
Gingersnaps
Ginger Bread Cookies with Butter Cream Icing
Madeleines with Citrus, Molasses and Nutmeg
Orange Cranberry Drops
Orange Frosted Cranberry Cookies
Orange Delights
Soft Ginger Cookies With Lemon Glaze
Solstice Moon Cookies
Sour Cream Spice Drops
Spiced Whole Wheat Sugar Cutouts
Sugar Free Spice Cookie
Yule Moon Cookies
White Chocolate Peppermint Patties
Spiced Crescent Moon Cookies

Breakfast and Brunch

Sausage Apple Quiche
Solstice Wreath Coffee Cake
Pumpkin Coffeecake
Gingerbread Pancakes
Cranberry Swirl Coffeecake
Swedish Tea Ring
Sausage Roll