49 easy Christmas recipes anyone can make
Take the stress out of cooking this Christmas with these easy-yet-impressive festive recipes. With starters, mains, sides and desserts, we have your Christmas menu all wrapped up!
SMOKED SALMON WREATH
This quick and easy festive no-cook salmon wreath makes a perfect starter and is ready in only 30 minutes.
WHITE X-MAS ICE-CREAM SANDWITCHES
For an easy make-ahead Christmas dessert, you can’t beat these fresh and festive ice-cream sandwiches, made from sweetened condensed milk.
5 ingredients are all you need to make these super easy bacon, pesto and haloumi bites.
Nothing says Christmas lunch like a glazed ham. Try this simplified ‘no-baste’ option which is easier to make and allows more time to relax.
For an easy summer dessert that’s ready in less than 5 minutes, you can’t beat these no-bake mango cheesecake cups.
Make it a toast with the most with this Christmas-inspired cranberry and pomegranate cocktail.
Loaded with bacon and broccoli, and covered in a creamy mustard dressing, this simple salad really is the best ever. Plus, it’s ready in just 15 minutes.
Recruit handy little helpers to make these easy Christmas biscuits.
Make your slow-cooker do all the work with our amazing spice-rubbed turkey breast, served with crunchy potatoes.
For an easy finger food recipe, you can’t look past these cheesy chicken pastry bites, made from only six ingredients.
Using sweetened condensed milk, this easy-to-make white coconut fudge will be the sweetest gift this Christmas.
With 8 layers of ingredients and pesto aioli dressing, this easy layered pasta salad is anything but ordinary.
Recreate the way you serve traditional Christmas stuffing with these bite-size bacon and mushroom balls.
The sweet glaze on the turkey is a delicious contrast to the sour cherry flavours in the stuffing and gravy. The simple grain-based stuffing is packed with flavour, too.
Take crispy roast potatoes to new heights by covering them in a delicious garlic and herb butter, and parmesan, before baking.
These individual make-ahead trifles are the easy answer to Christmas dessert with friends.
If you love ripple cake and gingerbread at Christmas time, you’ll love this easy no-cook dessert. Super easy to make with just a handful of ingredients, it’ll be the highlight of your festive feast.
For the perfect party starter tuck into this fully loaded Mexican dip.
Get ahead this Christmas and try this easy strawberry shortcake fridge cake.
Mix and match your favourite toppings with these super easy festive chocolate blocks.
Cheesy sauce and crispy bacon makes this potato salad extra special.
Roasted in a smoky bourbon marinade this super easy nibble mix is the perfect Christmas gift.
We’ve swapped potatoes with pumpkin to create a mouthwatering side your guests will love.
Add the wow factor to your Christmas table with this easy choc ripple wreath. Assemble the day before with biscuits and cream – no cooking, no stress – then just decorate on the day.
For a drink everyone can enjoy try this fruity no-alcohol punch.
Light and fluffy on the inside and golden and crunchy on the outside, these spuds really are the best.
This super easy ice cream cake is the perfect showstopping Christmas dessert.
Start this traditional fruit cake recipe two days earlier to ensure it’s ready for your big Christmas feast.
Give a gift to remember this festive season with these easy Coconut rum balls.
A wonderful, gluten-free baked fish option for easy entertaining.
Have yourself a berry merry Christmas with this divine dessert.
Impress with this spectacular Ferrero rocher ice-cream cake. It’s surprisingly simple to make.
Treat your family and friends to this delicious Christmas rocky road slab filled with oreos, marshmallows and Cherry Ripe.
This gingerbread house has a twist – it’s a cake! So it’s much easier to make than you think.
Start your celebration dinner with these fabulous champagne oysters.
This cake is a twist on pavlova. Use your favourite fruit such as kiwi fruit and strawberries. You could also use frozen yoghurt instead of sorbet.
Be tempted by roast turkey filled with a tasty tarragon and bacon stuffing.
These honey-roasted vegetables are the perfect accompaniment for your glazed ham or roast turkey.
For impressive vegetarian entertaining, try this sweet potato and onion combination baked in buttery layers of puff pastry.
Give maple and honey a rest this festive season and make this caramel-glazed ham instead. Served with a summery pineapple relish, it’ll be the highlight of your Christmas feast.
A fizzy punch perfect for a garden party or gathering of friends.
The easy potato salad uses store-bought ingredients, combined with fresh in-season produce, to create a vibrant side ready in no time.
Add colour and spark to your Christmas feast with this layered pasta salad recipe.
Try this mango chilli salad dressing with a grilled prawn, cos lettuce and red onion salad.
A spectacular Cherry Ripe ice-cream cake, made with a store-bought chocolate cake, will become a festive favourite with both big and little kids.
Layers of wombok cabbage, carrots and other fresh vegetables make this Asian shredded salad a vibrant centrepiece.
Turn fresh watermelon and creamy feta into a savoury Christmas starter with this super-simple recipe idea.
Get the party started with these easy vegetarian antipasto rolls.
We’re taken traditional coleslaw to new heights with this layered made-to-share version. Served with a creamy dressing and lots of bacon, it will be a winner with everyone.