Can’t decide what to make this Christmas Eve? How about trying something a little different?

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To help you craft a divine dinner, we’ve rounded up our top choices for each stage of the meal. You’ll find interesting appetizers, tantalizing main dishes, delicious desserts and even some specialty cocktails 😉

Naturally, let’s begin with appetizers!

1. What says Christmas like cranberry? These Cranberry Brie Bites offer an innovative take on a classic flavor!

Image source: Delish.com

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2. Got some time and fancy sweet and savory? These Grape Jelly Meatballs (yes, you read that right) are SHOCKINGLY good!

Image source: Delish.com

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3. Feeling festive? You can’t go wrong with these Christmas-tree guacamole bites!

Image source: Taste of Home

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Next up, the main course!

1. This ode to a French classic is a filling, yet not-too-heavy way to enjoy steak with Santa

Image source: Bon Appetit

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2. Want to stick to traditional turkey? Try this innovative preparation technique to get the most flavor!

Image source: Bon Appetit

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3. How about going vegetarian instead? This Roasted Cauliflower from Jamie Oliver is a real treat!

Image source: Jamie Oliver

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There’s always room for dessert, right?

1. It doesn’t get more decadent than this Chocolate Hazelnut Christmas Tart.

Image source: Good Housekeeping

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2. And on the lighter side, these Ruby Red Grapefruit Tartlets are sweet and citrusy!

Image source: Good Housekeeping

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3. Coming from across the pond, this Christmas Pudding tastes exactly like the holidays. Just try it.

Image source: Jamie Oliver

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Image source: Jamie Oliver


And finally, a libation (or three) to celebrate the occasion!

1. You don’t have to dream of a white Christmas with this snow-white martini…

Image source: Inspired By Charm

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2. Or go with a classic in this Gingerbread Martini…

Image source: Olive Magazine

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3. And last but certainly not least, one for the bourbon lovers (or anyone looking for cozy vibes) in this Campfire Cocktail.

Image source: Olive Magazine

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