My Texas Table Newsletter - Christmas Edition

Happy Monday friends!!!  

I hope you had a great weekend? Last week we received the best Christmas present ever........ our first grandchild!!! A beautiful little grand daughter, Mallory Blake and we are over the moon in love with our little love bug!  

As we countdown to Christmas, this month's newsletter is packed full of Christmas recipes perfect to get you in the holiday baking mood. I usually start baking right after Thanksgiving, so I have the whole month to prepare and bake all my favorite sweets and treats for family and friends. 

If you're looking for a few simple sweets and treats, I got you covered with 30+ of my favorite Christmas recipes, perfect for parties, get-together's and holiday cookie trays. I've also included several breakfast recipes perfect for Christmas morning. ğŸŽ„ Hopefully you'll find something you like. 

ğŸŽ… 30+ Christmas Recipes for the Holidays. ğŸŽ„

Over 30+ Christmas sweets and treats that are sure to be a hit with your family and friends this holiday season.

  1. Cookie Dough Gift Rolls 
  2. Reindeer Cocoa Cones
  3. Peppermint Hot Chocolate 
  4. Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix 
  5. Hillbilly Toffee aka Cracker Candy
  6. Vintage Christmas Jell-o Poke Cake 
  7. Chocolate Covered Peppermint Grahams 
  8. 4 - Layer Cookie Bars
  9. The Best Cut Out Sugar Cookies
  10. Mom's Christmas Butter Cookies 
  11. Frosted Eggnog Cookies
  12. Overnight Eggnog Coffee Cake
  13. Cinnamon-Raisin-Pecan Braid
  14. Cranberry White Chocolate Christmas Bread
  15. Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing
  16. Cranberry Christmas Cake
  17. Pioneer Woman Cinnamon Rolls
  18. Eggnog Pound Cake
  19. Peppermint Stick Ice Cream
  20. Sweet Pecan & Peanut Butter Blossom Chex Mix
  21. Praline Pecan Cranberries 
  22. Gingerbread Cookie Truffles
  23. Milk Chocolate Fudge 
  24. Fudge Puddle Cookies 
  25. Pretzel Caramel Chip Cookies
  26. Chocolate Buckeyes
  27. Crock Pot Chocolate Candy
  28. Rolo Pretzel Turtles
  29. Texas Tumbleweeds
  30. Texas Pecan Pralines
  31. Almond Joy Bars 
  32. Christmas Crunch - Popcorn Mix
  33. Strawberry Sugar Cookie Cups
  34. Hot Tamale Spiced Cider
  35. Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites (Christmas Sprinkles)
  36. Five Chip Cookies 
  37. Homemade Caramel Corn

These are the recipes that are getting the most views on the blog.

Minny's Chocolate Pie  and my Ma Maws Country Cornbread Dressing are the two recipes that were the most popular last month over on the blogHave you tried them??? 

Recipes that I found online (not mine) that I can't wait to share with you.
 Last week I came across these festive Candy Cane Kiss Sugar Cookie Bars and this gorgeous Gingerbread Cake with Molasses Cream Cheese Frosting while scrolling through my Face book feedIf you love peppermint kisses, I think these cookie bars would be delicious. And this Gingerbread Layer Cake would be perfect for dessert on Christmas Day. Stop by The Girl Who Ate Everything and Great Grub, Delicious Treats to get the full recipes.  
Seasonal or featured recipe that I think you'll like. 
One of my favorite things about on Christmas is waking up to a yummy breakfast on Christmas morning. Since I'm the one that's in the kitchen preparing breakfast, I'm always on the hunt for simple and tasty recipes that can be prepared ahead of time. Most times I make a savory and a sweet dish so I can please everyone. Click here to view 30 recipes perfect for Christmas morning. 

What my family is eating this month and my current menu plan.
Click here to view our December Meal Plan  and to see what my family is eating this month. 

Cookbooks and Books that I think you'll love!
Mama Dip's Family Cookbook  is filled with more than three hundred dishes, including many Council family favorites. Also featured are party and celebration foods for family and community gatherings--a reflection of Mildred's belief that friends and family are essential to a rewarding life. The recipes in this cookbook are primarily classic recipes from the 70's and beyond. Nothing fancy just good old comfort food just like grandma used to make.  I have both of Mama Dip's cookbooks and I treasure both of them.  

Take a look back at the latest post's on the blog.
Check out my newest recipe on the blog and learn how to make this yummy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread with Cinnamon-Vanilla Glaze Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread is a soft - gooey, pull apart bread packed full of pumpkin, spices, chocolate chips and topped with a cinnamon - vanilla glaze. The pumpkin and chocolate chips compliment each other deliciously in this recipe!

Get a sneak peak at what I'll be posting next on Mommy's Kitchen.
Be on the lookout for this recipe for my Ma Maws Homemade Pear Preserves that I'm hoping to get posted sometime in the next week or so. I hope everyone has a fabulous week and very Merry Christmas.   

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1 comment

Colleen said…
Such a wonderful listing of some great items.
Thank you
Merry Christmas to you and your family