Christmas Archives - Num's the Word

Broccoli Cheese Casserole

Easy Broccoli Casserole - fork holding up a bite ready to be eaten.

This Easy Broccoli Cheese Casserole is creamy, cheesy and delicious! It’s my most requested side dish recipe that even non broccoli lovers fall in love with! Make it for Thanksgiving, Christmas or Sunday dinner!

Homemade Crockpot Mashed Potatoes

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This step by step guide to the BEST crockpot mashed potatoes will help walk you through how to make this recipe with confidence! Plus I’ll answer all your questions and even offer a few helpful tips! Whip up a batch of these mashed potatoes for Thanksgiving or Christmas!

Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows

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This easy sweet potato casserole recipe is a hit among everyone who tries it and can be made ahead of time and frozen! We can’t get enough of this creamy marshmallow topped casserole and know you’ll be hooked too!

Jalapeno Popper Dip

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This easy jalapeno popper dip makes the perfect appetizer for bridal showers, baby showers, football games, tailgating, and game nights. Hot – but not too spicy – it’s a great crock pot party dip that anyone can make!

Pistachio Fruit Salad – Watergate Salad

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Whether you call it Pistachio Fluff, Pistachio Fruit Salad or Watergate Salad, this creamy green fruit salad with marshmallows is a hit among children and adults! A family favorite side dish at any meal which requires one bowl and can be made in advance.

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

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Rich, Creamy Hot Chocolate can be made from home with this Homemade Hot Coca Mix! Create your own hot chocolate powder that tastes better than the store bought stuff! Deemed the Best Hot Cocoa Mix in our home, this version includes powdered pudding for added flavor and creaminess!

Crispy Coconut Caramel Clusters

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Crispy Coconut Caramel Clusters are packed with flavor. Graham crackers, pecans, coconut and caramel all dipped in chocolate is your new favorite candy! Perfect for gifts, guests and events!

Root Beer Float Whoopie Pies

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Root Beer Float Whoopie Pies taste just like a Root Beer Float! These Root Beer Float Cookies are perfect for Birthday’s, Christmas Cookie Exchanges & April Fool’s Day! One of my most requested recipes!

Homemade Peppermint Bark

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Homemade Peppermint Bark required only 4 ingredients and tastes better than the store bought stuff! Family and friends go nuts for this easy Christmas treat. Make it for a gift or serve it at your Holiday party!

Leftover Cranberry Sauce Bruschetta

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Don’t let cranberry sauce go to waste!  Create easy Leftover Cranberry Sauce Bruschetta with it!  Also known as a crostini, these bite sized appetizers are packed with flavor and perfect for any get together!

Cranberry Chili Meatballs

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Cranberry Chili Meatballs is a great way to use up leftover cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes! Perfect served as a dinner or on toothpicks as an appetizer, your guests will love the flavor combination. This is one of my sons favorite meals!

Apple Crumb Pie

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This Apple Crumb Pie is one of my favorite pies. This single crust pie is topped with a crumbly buttery mixture that ads flavor to every bite. For busy holidays I recommend making the filling ahead of time and then baking the pie the day of! Easy, delicious and a crowd pleaser!

Cranberry Salad

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This cranberry raspberry jello salad is the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas and can be served in a beautiful bowl or a jello mold. With just 4 ingredients, this cranberry salad will quickly become a family favorite recipe!

Orange Cranberry Bread

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This Orange Cranberry Bread is packed with flavors and oh so good. Perfect for breakfast, snack or even dessert! A simple to make bread that also makes a great holiday food gift!

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