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Super Easy Christmas Menu

Here's a printable list of the recipes for the Easy Christmas Menu - so you don't need to print out the entire post with all the photos! These are low effort, forgiving recipes – and still looks so impressive! All can be prepped ahead with minimal work required prior to serving.
Prep Time3 hrs
Cook Time12 hrs
Total Time15 hrs
Course: Mains
Keyword: Easy Christmas Menu
Servings: 8 + people
Author: Nagi



Simple Salad (make one or two):


  • Store bought bread
  • Butter or olive oil for dipping


3 Minute Festive “Baked” Brie:

  • Prepare components ahead, then takes minutes to assemble on the day.

Juicy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast with Gravy:

  • Prepare rub ahead, then slow cook first thing in the morning.

Brown Sugar Glazed Ham or Maple Glazed Ham:

  • Can be entirely prepped ahead, or even baked ahead!

Easy creamy cheesy Potato Bake:

  • A simpler version of Potatoes au Gratin! Prepare ingredients ahead then bake on the day. OR bake ahead then reheat in the oven, covered.

Lemon Potato Salad (alternative):

  • Is best made the day before!

Wild Rice Salad:

  • Prep all ingredients ahead then toss to serve on the day.

Simple salads:

  • Make dressings the up to 2 days ahead.

Easy Chocolate Fudge Cake:

  • Can be made days in advance!