Celebrate the Season with Christmas Recipes Your Family Will Love
The Christmas season is here again and you know what that means — time to gather those Christmas recipes and whip up some holiday magic!
We’ve put together an array of delicious recipes that are sure to do the trick. From comforting drinks to indulgent desserts, these Christmas recipes promise to make your holiday season truly special. And the best part? They all include real milk that not only gives each holiday recipe the rich, creamy taste you crave but also provides a touch of those 13 essential nutrients that your body needs!
Sweet and Savory Christmas Breakfast Recipes
For many cultures, the real Christmas celebrations begin on Christmas Eve or Noche Buena. Start the day on a cozy note with these mouthwatering Christmas breakfast recipes, combining festive flavors, the goodness of milk, and nutritional benefits suitable for the whole family.
Then round out your day with some tasty Christmas Eve dinner recipes! Because nothing beats a day filled with delicious dishes from morning to night.
Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding
Looking for a breakfast that doubles up as a sweet treat? Our Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce recipe will hit the spot, because, hey, it’s Christmas – dessert for breakfast is totally allowed.
To keep it from going overboard on the sweet scale and some wholesome nutrition, pair it with a glass of real milk. Not only does it make a fantastic combo, but it also packs in a solid 8 grams of protein. It’s the perfect way to fuel up for a day of festive fun.
Chia Breakfast Pudding
If figgy pudding isn’t quite what you consider an appetizing Christmas treat, we’ve got the perfect alternative for your Christmas Eve breakfast – our Chia Breakfast Pudding recipe made with everyone’s favorite treat: chocolate milk!
Now here’s the thing about chocolate milk. It’s not just an indulgent treat that tastes so delicious. Chocolate milk is also an excellent source of calcium, vitamin D, potassium and magnesium. It’s no wonder why many athletes turn to chocolate milk for recovering, refueling and enhancing performance.
Start the Christmas festivities strong with a protein-packed breakfast. Chock-full of veggies like spinach, mushroom and tomatoes, this easy Veggie Frittata recipe will not only nourish your body with healthy vitamins and antioxidants, but when paired with an 8-ounce glass of milk, will pack in 32 grams of protein.
Festive Christmas Dinner Recipes
Whether you’re hosting a large family gathering on Christmas Eve for Noche Buena or spending Christmas Day with a small and intimate group, these easy-to-make Christmas dinner recipes are sure to be a hit.
Chicken Pot Pie
You simply can’t go wrong with this Chicken Pot Pie recipe! And it’s much easier to make than you think. Pro tip: real milk is the secret ingredient that makes the chicken and veggies absolutely perfect. You can also toss in your favorite veggies for a personal twist.
Cheesy Enchilada Casserole
Spice up your Christmas Eve dinner or Noche Buena with a Cheesy Enchilada Casserole recipe that’s as easy to make as it is delicious. Layers of corn tortillas, seasoned chicken, and gooey cheese come together in a festive combination of flavors. Skip the traditional and opt for this Cheesy Enchilada Casserole to add a bit of zest to your holiday festivities.
Mushroom, Fennel and Camembert Pot Pie
If the pot pie dinner idea got your mouth watering, consider this festive twist – a Veggie Mushroom and Camembert Pot Pie. We’re keeping the flaky pastry and savory goodness but swapping in mushrooms, fennel, and creamy Camembert for a holiday flavor explosion. Simply sauté, fill, and bake for 30 minutes. You can even make it ahead the day before for a stress-free Christmas dinner.
Deliciously Easy Christmas Dessert Recipes
It just isn’t Christmas without sweet treats — and plenty of them! Consider adding these delicious Christmas dessert recipes to your holiday feast this year.
Churros with Dulce de Leche
If you haven’t made this Churros with Dulce de Leche recipe part of your Christmas tradition, you’ll definitely want to start this year – they’re the holiday delight you didn’t know you were missing! The churros are a crispy and golden treat, made with a mix of milk, water, butter, and flour, all fried to perfection and coated in an irresistible mix of cane sugar and cinnamon.
The Dulce de Leche, made from scratch, is the real kicker. And it’s so easy to make. Simply whip up a blend of whole milk, sugar, vanilla extract, baking soda, and a pinch of salt, and you’ve got a new Christmas dessert favorite. Balance all that sweetness with a glass of milk to pack in 300 mg of calcium into your day!
Introducing a Christmas twist to the classic flan – our Spiced Flan recipe. This creamy custard made with real milk, cream cheese, eggs, sugar, and a hint of warm spices like vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg is glorious! The easy-to-make caramel adds just the right touch of sweetness to round it all out.
And, of course, real milk adds that perfect creamy richness to every velvety bite!
Baked Mini Sufganiyot Jelly Doughnuts
For a delicious jelly-filled sweet Christmas treat, whip up a batch of these Baked Mini Sufganiyot Jelly Donuts. These mini delights, a Hanukkah breakfast tradition, offer a festive twist for the holidays. Golden and buttery on the outside and sprinkled with powdered sugar, kids and adults alike will love them! Enjoy with an 8-ounce glass of milk for the perfect pairing.
Cozy Christmas Drink Recipes
What better way to spend the day enjoying all of those presents under the tree than with some pjs, Christmas treats, and cozy Christmas drinks. Here are some of our favorite Christmas recipes to keep things festive and delicious!
Nothing screams Christmas morning quite like a cup of creamy hot cocoa. This classic beverage, enriched with the goodness of milk, is a delightful way to start the day on a festive and heartwarming note.
Eggless Pumpkin Nog
Eggnog, a traditional festive drink, gets a delicious kid-friendly update in our Eggless Pumpkin Nog recipe. We’ve taken the classic holiday flavors of pumpkin, nutmeg, and cinnamon, and blended them seamlessly with real milk, real maple syrup, vanilla extract, and a touch of ground ginger.
For an unexpected twist, this recipe replaces the eggs with a sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix and milk to achieve that creamy texture. Topped with a dollop of canned light whipping cream and, if you’re feeling fancy, a drizzle of sugar-free caramel sauce, this Eggless Nog is a delightful treat for the whole family. Embrace the holiday spirit with this kid-approved twist on a seasonal favorite!
Whipped Chocolate Milk
Indulge in a delightful twist with our Whipped Chocolate Milk, a treat perfect for sipping into the holiday season.Think of a creamy mix of cocoa, sugar, and heavy cream, all whipped up to be delightfully frothy. Just fill your glass with ice, pour in some milk, and plop a big spoonful of that whipped cocoa on top. Garnish the glass with a candy cane for a festive touch that turns this into the ideal Christmas drink.
And there you have it! Add some holiday cheer to your menu with these easy Christmas Eve and Christmas recipes. From comforting hot cocoa to sweet churros, these treats are sure to make your holidays memorable. Here’s to a festive season filled with delicious moments!