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Betty Crocker's Best Christmas Cookbookby Betty Crocker
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Betty Crocker's best Christmas Cookbook What evokes the spirit of Christmas better than the fine food recipes and fabulous gift ideas from Betty Crocker? Family and friends gather, the house is filled with the aromas of the holiday—golden roast turkey, savory stuffing and buttery mashed potatoes, freshly baked cookies and desserts. Betty Crocker's Best Christmas Cookbook includes everything you need to bring the holiday spirit into your home—from perfect party nibbles to mouthwatering main dishes and show-stopping desserts. Delight your guests with festive cups of Frosty Citrus Punch (page 10) and Holiday Eggnog (page 14). Spread some holiday cheer with creamy Hot Crab Dip (page 26) or delectable Meatball Merriment (page 30) at your next celebration. Create an unforgettable meal when you serve juicy, tender Marinated Tenderloin of Beef (page 48) with all the trimmings for Christmas Eve supper—and there are chapters full of sides, salads and homemade bread recipes so you're never far from great meal ideas. Plus, you'll find great menu ideas peppered throughout the book for making any occasion a party. Christmas isn't complete without a cascade of cookies and sweets. Keep your cookie jar stocked with wonderful treats such as Holiday Spritz (page 210), Almond Bonbons (page 214), Slice-It-Easy Christmas Cookies (page 222), or Deluxe Christmas Fudge (page 236). Christmas is all about traditions, so why not start some new ones with our chapter devoted to Festive Family Fun—it starts on page 254. And if you want to create special gifts for family and friends near to your heart, Betty Crocker has lots of great ideas. Nothing says "I love you" more than a homemade gift—from "Layered Brownies" (page 234) to handmade Cranberry Kissing Balls (page 318), there are plenty of gifts for any occasion. So, whether you are looking to throw a deliciously fabulous party, make a memorable Christmas dinner, add some sparkle to holiday tradition, or create treasured gifts for loved ones, Betty Crocker's Best Christmas Cookbook shows you how to make your Christmas unforgettable! Visit Betty Crocker on-line at www.bettycrocker.com and Hungry Minds on-line at www.hungryminds.com
Full of fresh and inspiring ideas for easy yet impressive holiday entertaining, Betty Crocker presents a collection of new and familiar holiday recipes, including appetizers, main dishes, sides, salads, breads, cookies, candies, desserts, kids' favorites, and holiday gifts. Includes creative new serving and decorating ideas. 165 color photos of recipes.
Make Your Holiday Sparkle with Betty Crocker! From decking your halls to gathering around a beautiful table for Christmas dinner, Betty has great ideas to make your Christmas dinner, Betty has great ideas to make your Christmas spectacular. From delicious dishes to wonderful gifts, here's over 250 recipes—both traditional and contemporary—to delight your family or share with others. Plus, every recipe is photographed, so you can see exactly what you're making. Christmastime means entertaining friends and family, unforgettable holiday meals, cascades of homemade cookies and treats, and memory-making activities with your family. Perfect Party Drinks and Small Bites Quick Cranberry Punch Hot Buttered Rum Holiday Eggnog Appetizer Cheese Trees Meatball Merriment Pesto Pinwheels Gorgonzola and Rosemary Cream Puffs Sun-Dried Tomato Dip Hot Crab Dip Memorable Holiday Feasts Rib Roast with Herb Rub Crown Roast of Pork Chicken with Orange Pecan Rice Holiday Marinated Vegetables Classic Cranberry Mold Cheesy Potatoes Applesauce-Sweet Potato Bake Old-Fashioned Stuffing Festive Focaccia Garlic Bread Wreath Christmas Cookies, Desserts and Other Delights Melt-in-Your-Mouth Sugar Cookies Snowballs Slice-It-Easy Christmas Cookies Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce Heavenly Cheesecake Easy Tiramisu Dessert Christmas Steamed Pudding Toffee Deluxe Christmas Fudge Oven Caramel Corn Family Fun and Gifts to Share Reindeer Snack Fruit Kabobs and Chocolate Marshmallow Dip North Pole Smoothie Gingerbread Village Winter Wonderland Castle Salt Dough Decorations Maple Cranberry Syrup Spicy Mocha Mix Spirited Apple Butter Fudge Sauce
From decking your halls to sitting down to dinner — Betty Crocker has never done Christmas better! Here's a priceless collection of holiday recipes, both familiar and new, including appetizers, main dishes, sides, salads, breads, cookies, candies, desserts, kids favorites, and holiday gifts. It's full of fresh and inspiring ideas for easy, yet impressive, holiday entertaining.
Every Christmas topic is covered: from party appetizers, drinks and merry main dishes to a cascade of cookie recipes and edible and non-edible food gifts to make any holiday sparkle. Plus, every recipe in the book is photographed to help you recreate the results in your own home.
We've included a wonderful blend of treasured traditional recipes and updated classics, so you can keep up with family tradition, plus create some new ones of your own. You'll also find creative new serving and decorating ideas for a memorable holiday season. Every chapter has a Most Requested Recipes for all your favorites, so you are always sure to find just what you are looking for to make the holiday unforgettable. Furthermore, you'll find a host of tips and photos for at-a-glance ideas that will help make all your festivities shine.
So, if you are looking for easy, creative ideas for the holidays, look no further. You'll find just what you want in Betty Crocker's Best of Christmas.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Simples Sippers and Savory Nibbles.
Chapter 2. Merry Main Dishes.
Chapter 3. Sensaional Salads and Sides.
Chapter 4. Fabulous Finales.
Chapter 5. Holiday Breads.
Chapter 6. Sweet Shop Favorites.
Chapter 7. Festive Family Fun.
Chapter 8. Holiday Gifts and Decorations.
Helpful Nutrition and Cooking Information.
Metric Conversion Guide.
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