10 Best Holiday Recipes


By: Kayla Brown


Celebrate the season by trying out some of our favorite Swiss Diamond holiday recipes. From starters, to entrees, to desserts, we’ve combed through our recipe index to find our favorites in each category. 




1. Hot Pepper Jelly

This jelly is sure to warm you up during the colder months! From scorching hot to sweet and mild, this recipe is great because it is easily adaptable. Plus, it makes the perfect homemade gift. 


2. Basic Jam Recipe

While the Hot Pepper Jelly is for those a little more daring, this Basic Jam recipe is perfect for those who love the simplicity of a sweet, fruity jam. Add this jam to holiday desserts, yogurt or on a nice warm piece of toast during a crisp morning. 




3. Maple-Glazed Pork Shank with Roasted Sweet Potatoes

It’s not often that we get to pull out of Roasting Pans, so when we do – we want a recipe that’ll be worth our while. Topped with a lovely maple-thyme sauce, this dish brings a new twist on a class meal. 


4. Leftover Turkey Pot Pie

If you’re wondering how your family is going to get through all of the leftover turkey and vegetables, look no further! This Turkey Pot Pie is the perfect way to finish off the last of the leftovers in a different way. Plus, who can deny a comforting pot pie during holiday season?


5. Leftover Curried Turkey Salad Sandwich

Sure, we already gave you the Turkey Pot Pie, but did you actually think we’d only give you one option for getting rid of Thanksgiving leftovers? This sandwich is classic and simple, perfect for quick dinners or to-go lunches that the whole family will enjoy.


6. Mustard-Glazed Lamb Chops with Grilled Potatoes and Veggies

If you’re looking to impress your holiday guests with something a little different this year, this Mustard-Glazed Lamb Chops will do just that. Though many people shy away from meats like lamb, this recipe makes it surprisingly easy to make an incredibility delectable meal. 




7. Slow-Cooker Sweet Potatoes with Bacon, Pecans and Caramelized Onions

This is by far the perfect side dish, incorporating some wonderful and familiar flavors. The sweet from the pecans and sweet potatoes are complemented with the savory flavors of bacon and onions. If you make this one year, you can guarantee you’ll wind up making it for years to come. 


8, The Best Holiday Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a very personal dish to make. But this recipe is definitely worth trying out, because your taste buds will quickly fall in love with this perfectly creamy and buttery dish.  




9. Skillet Pineapple Sponge Cake 

The Pineapple Cakes is a traditional dessert that has been gracing the pages of cookbooks since the early 1900’s – and for good reason. The sweet from the pineapple, mixed with the tart of the cherry and the moisture of the springy cake makes this recipe practically irresistible once you’ve had a bite. 


10. Skillet Pumpkin Blondie

We had to end the list with this delicious skillet blondie recipe because it truly embraces the power of Swiss Diamond nonstick skillets. This recipe will be loved by everyone (especially the baker) because of the easy cleanup. Satisfy everyone’s pumpkin cravings this year with this wonderful treat. 


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