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100 Christmas Food Ideas

From Red-Nosed Holiday Pops to Gingerbread Vandalism

— October 7, 2014 — Lifestyle
While most people are thinking about what to cook or bake for Thanksgiving, others will be way ahead of them researching recipes for the upcoming holiday season; this collection of Christmas food ideas has them covered. Although mostly focused on delectable desserts, there are more savory dishes thrown into the mix to round it out.

From theme cake pops to red and white cookie sandwiches as well as modern gingerbread houses, this collection of Christmas food ideas is full of fun concepts that will be enjoyed by both friends and family. Whether made for a party or as a thoughtful and delicious gift, people will appreciate these Christmas food ideas in the best way they know how: by gobbling them down.
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Snack-Stuffed Turkeys
Snack-Stuffed Turkeys
This Different Turkey Recipe Incorporates the Classic Cake into the Mix
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99
Meaty Christmas Confections (UPDATE)
Meaty Christmas Confections (UPDATE)
The Jumbo Bacon Candy Cane Will Make Your Mouth Water
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98
Festive Cinnamon-Inspired Sweets
Festive Cinnamon-Inspired Sweets
Satisfy a Gooey Craving with Cinnabon Candy Canes
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97
Popsicle-Inspired Chocolates
Popsicle-Inspired Chocolates
Orange Creamsicle Truffles Taste Just Like the Real Deal
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96
Dangling Holiday Pastry Jewelry
Dangling Holiday Pastry Jewelry
The Mistletoe Cupcake Earrings are Festively Sweet
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95
Holiday Halitosis Treats
Holiday Halitosis Treats
These Holiday Mints Fight Bad Breath and Spark Winter Cheer
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94
Decadent Transformed Desserts
Decadent Transformed Desserts
Food Lover Antonio Carluccio Makes a Panetone Zuccotto
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93
Gingerbread Presidential Memorials
Gingerbread Presidential Memorials
Get Creative and Patriotic with Your Holiday Dessert Ideas
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92
Twinkie Cake Molds
Twinkie Cake Molds
Recreate the Coveted Lunchbox Snack with Twinkie Bake Sets
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91
Dill-Flavored Candy Canes
Dill-Flavored Candy Canes
The Pickle Candy Canes Would Make Fun Christmas Gifts
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90
Festive Light Suckers
Festive Light Suckers
The Chocolate Christmas Tree Light Lollipops are Adorable and Scrumptious
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89
Holiday Elixir Pastries
Holiday Elixir Pastries
The Eggnog Cream Pie is a Naughty Way to Cap Off the Holiday Season
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88
Tough Chocolate Nut Candy
Tough Chocolate Nut Candy
The Pistachio Brittle is a Refined Crunchy Holiday Treat
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87
Tasty Cookie Coasters
Tasty Cookie Coasters
This Fun Coaster Looks Like an Oreo Cookie
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86
Gelatinous Holiday Desserts
Gelatinous Holiday Desserts
Create Wild Desserts with Gingerbread and Candy Cane Jell-O Pudding
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85
Fiery Hot Holiday Candies
Fiery Hot Holiday Candies
These Spicy Candy Canes Were Inspired by Sriracha Hot Sauce
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84
Silly Saint Nicholas Treats
Silly Saint Nicholas Treats
Santa Claus Christmas Cake Pops Combine Cake and Cookie Textures
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83
Zombified Holiday Chocolates
Zombified Holiday Chocolates
The Undead Chocolate Santa Claus Makes for a Scary Little Christmas
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82
Flexible Holiday Biscuits
Flexible Holiday Biscuits
The Gingerbread Yoga Men are Fit for Beloved Yogis
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81
Canine-Friendly Christmas Cakes
Canine-Friendly Christmas Cakes
A Japanese Bakery Makes Cakes Dogs Can Eat with Their Owners
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80
Self-Heating Holiday Meals
Self-Heating Holiday Meals
The 'Christmas Dinner in a Can' is a Compact Festive Experience
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79
Ghoulish Delectable Cakes
Ghoulish Delectable Cakes
The Caketrop of Tim Burton's Dreams is Full of Pop Culture Treats
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78
Sci-fi Christmas Confections
Sci-fi Christmas Confections
The Ewok Gingerbread Village by 'The Infinite Yums' is a Work of Art
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77
Goofy Holiday Bulb Treats
Goofy Holiday Bulb Treats
The Christmas Light Cookies are a Ridiculously Fun Winter Snack
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76
Porky Peppermint Sticks
Porky Peppermint Sticks
The Bacon Candy Canes are Minty and Meaty
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75
Golden Nugget Pops
Golden Nugget Pops
These Single Malt Golden Chocolate Lollipops are the Epitome of Awesome Food
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74
Sci-Fi Edible Abodes
Sci-Fi Edible Abodes
The Millenium Falcon Christmas Gingerbread House is Stellar
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73
Massive Beautiful Biscuits
Massive Beautiful Biscuits
The Sandwich Cookie Cake Pan Allows You to Make Giant Oreos at Home
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72
Holiday Beverage Suckers
Holiday Beverage Suckers
Peppermint Hot Chocolate Lollipop Mimics the Taste of the Starbucks Drink
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71
Christmas Chili Confections
Christmas Chili Confections
Chocolate Covered Jalapenos Get Festive with Swirling Colors
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70
Instant Holiday Meals
Instant Holiday Meals
The HotCan Christmas Dinner Makes Preparing a Feast Much Easier
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69
Holiday Movie Cakes
Holiday Movie Cakes
The Leg Lamp Cupcakes Will Have You Craving 'A Christmas Story'
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68
Whipped Minty Frosted Treats
Whipped Minty Frosted Treats
The Mint Chocolate Cupcake Cones are a Little Bite of Christmas
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67
Santa Hat Hot Cocoa
Santa Hat Hot Cocoa
Artisan du Chocolat's Christmas Collection Chocolates
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66
Vintage Sweet Santa Smokes
Vintage Sweet Santa Smokes
The Candy Cane Cigarettes are Fun and Not Harmful to Your Health
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65
Carnivorous Chocolate Treats
Carnivorous Chocolate Treats
The Caramel Dipped Bacon Fudge is Both Savory and Sweet
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64
Blossoming Ice Confections
Blossoming Ice Confections
Kiki van Eijk for Haagen-Dazs Serves Gourmet Floral Desserts
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63
Green Grenades Captures
Green Grenades Captures
The Explosive Fruits and Vegetables by Alan Sailer Will Blow Your Mind
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62
Towering Christmas Treats
Towering Christmas Treats
The 'Spectacular Holiday Cake' Rises High Above Dining Tables
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61
Candy Cane Crumble Cookies
Candy Cane Crumble Cookies
Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti is a Cheery Festive Treat
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60
Electric Seasonal Sweets
Electric Seasonal Sweets
This Christmas Light Bulb Candy Won't Blow Your Fuse
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59
Literary Fashion Confections
Literary Fashion Confections
Shipley & Halmos x Chocolate Editions Gets Inspired by Roald Dahl
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58
Festive Tree-Topped Cakes
Festive Tree-Topped Cakes
O Tannenbaum Cupcakes Will Wow Your Guests Into the Festive Spirit
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57
Concealed Tannenbaum Cakes
Concealed Tannenbaum Cakes
These Christmas Tree Cupcakes House a Festive Surprise
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56
Sci-Fi Christmas Confections
Sci-Fi Christmas Confections
The Gingerbread AT-AT is Perfect for Festive 'Star Wars' Fans
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55
Love Letter Biscuits
Love Letter Biscuits
These Pink Pistachio Cookies Will Make Affectionate Feelings Apparent
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54
Chocolate Christmas Trees
Chocolate Christmas Trees
The 30-Foot Edible Tanenbaum for Charity by Patrick Roger
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53
DIY Edible Glitter
DIY Edible Glitter
Tablespoon Offers an Easy Way to Make all of Your Desserts Festive
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52
Cookies and Cream Rice Krispies
Cookies and Cream Rice Krispies
Start Traditional Holiday Baking with this Cooking Classy Treat
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51
Candy Hybrid Christmas Disguises
Candy Hybrid Christmas Disguises
Rudolph's Red Nose Lip Pops Make for Sweet Transformations
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50
Movie Quoting Cookies
Movie Quoting Cookies
The 'A Christmas Story' Cookies Capture the Film's Favorite Lines
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49
Peppermint Sandwich Cookies
Peppermint Sandwich Cookies
Indulge This Christmas with this All Day I Dream About Food Recipe
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48
Edible Whisker Confections
Edible Whisker Confections
Mr. Chocolate Moustache is a Tasty Treat for the Facial Hair-Obsessed
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47
Humorous Humbug Sweets
Humorous Humbug Sweets
Christmas Coal Candy on the Sprinkle Bakes Blog Makes for a 'Nice' Gift
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46
Jolly Kris Kringle Sticks
Jolly Kris Kringle Sticks
The Santa Christmas Cake Pops are a Merry Holiday Snack
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45
Fashionable Bite-Sized Busts
Fashionable Bite-Sized Busts
The Bakery Molly Bakes Cupcakes Whips Up Designer-Inspired Cake Pops
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44
Seasonal Hybrid Confections
Seasonal Hybrid Confections
The Christmas Cookie Tree Kit by Wilton Makes for a Fulfilling Gift
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43
Donut-Inspired Turkeys
Donut-Inspired Turkeys
TurDunkin by Unwholesome Foods is Stuffed with Munchkins
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42
Festive Celebration Snacks
Festive Celebration Snacks
The Cupcakes and Cashmere 'Holiday Appetizers' Post is Joyous
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41
Toasty Holiday Characters
Toasty Holiday Characters
Unique Stocking Stuffers For Bread Lovers
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40
Gingerbread Vandalism
Gingerbread Vandalism
A Cookie Town and Christmas Tradition in Bergen Lies in Ruins
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39
Chocolate-Cradling Desserts
Chocolate-Cradling Desserts
The White Chocolate Peppermint Mousse Cups are a Festive Treat
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38
Velveteen Cookie Sandwiches
Velveteen Cookie Sandwiches
The Red Velvet with White Chocolate Ganache Cookie is Drool-Worthy
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37
Eggceptional Christmas Chocolate
Eggceptional Christmas Chocolate
Luxirare Shows How to Make Beautiful White Chocolate Eggs
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36
Experimental Holiday Toppings
Experimental Holiday Toppings
Pinkberry Launches Unusual Adornments this Season
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35
Modern Pastry Homes
Modern Pastry Homes
The Hometta Gingerbread 'Wedge House' is Delicious Contemporary Real Estate
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34
Question-Popping Holiday Desserts
Question-Popping Holiday Desserts
The Cold Stone Christmas Proposal Cake is a Memorable Dessert
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33
Seasonally Suave Sweets
Seasonally Suave Sweets
Make Your Yule Cool with Festive Treats From 'Compartes Chocolatier'
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Edible Peppermint Utensils
Edible Peppermint Utensils
Candy Cane Spoons are Deliciously Practical Christmas Treats
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Wizard Family Confections
Wizard Family Confections
The Burrow Gingerbread House is Straight Out of Harry Potter
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30
Spiked Cocoa Candy Balls
Spiked Cocoa Candy Balls
The White Chocolate Rum Truffles are an Alcoholic Party Pleasing Dessert
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29
Red-Nosed Holiday Pops
Red-Nosed Holiday Pops
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Cake Pops are Adorable Delights
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28
Cheery Christmas Gelatin
Cheery Christmas Gelatin
The Pioneer Woman Cooks Jello Treat is a Festive Finger Food
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27
Savory Sci-Fi Confections
Savory Sci-Fi Confections
The Star Wars Cookies by Sugarbelle Brings Back the Hit Flick
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26
Holiday Spiral Loaves
Holiday Spiral Loaves
Celebrate Christmas with Delicious Color Swirl Sandwich Bread
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25
Crunchy Christmas Lollipops
Crunchy Christmas Lollipops
Get Into the Holiday Spirit with the ‘Liv Life’ Candy Cane
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Travel-Friendly Confections
Travel-Friendly Confections
GDesserts 'Cupcakes in a Jar' Let You Eat on the Go
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Edible Phones
Edible Phones
The Melting Chocolate Motif Mobile Phone is a Treat to the Eyes
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22
Holiday Java-Inspired Sweets
Holiday Java-Inspired Sweets
Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes are Inspired by Starbucks
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21
Customized Christmas Trees
Customized Christmas Trees
Festivally Creative Art and Design Competitions
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20
Downsized Christmas Treats
Downsized Christmas Treats
These Cindy Teh Creations Look Delicious
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19
Cannibalistic Christmas Dinners
Cannibalistic Christmas Dinners
Terrifying Photoshopped Turkey Roasts
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18
Petite Gingerbread Perchers
Petite Gingerbread Perchers
The Not Martha DIY Cookie Houses are an Adorable Addition to Any Drink
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17
DIY Tree Cakes
DIY Tree Cakes
Seasonal Baking Ideas For Festive Fun
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Modernist Gingerbread Houses
Modernist Gingerbread Houses
The Vancouver Collective Creative Room Charity Auction
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15
Hot Dog Holiday Decor
Hot Dog Holiday Decor
The Mini Crescent Dog Wreath Makes Pigs in a Blanket Festive
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14
Brimming Caramel Biscuits
Brimming Caramel Biscuits
These Kitchen is My Playground Cookies are Jam-Packed with Sweetness
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13
Hideous Sweater Sweets
Hideous Sweater Sweets
These Ugly Christmas Sweater Cookies Add to One's Holiday Party
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12
Thawing Winter Treats
Thawing Winter Treats
The Melted Snowman Cookie is Cleverly Creative and Cute
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11
Dramatic Cake Pops
Dramatic Cake Pops
Andrea Morris' Cocomori Treats Are Expressive
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10
Creepy Cinematic Character Candies
Creepy Cinematic Character Candies
The Jack Skellington Cake Pops are a Halloween Treat to Die For
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9
Glow-in-the-Dark Popcorn
Glow-in-the-Dark Popcorn
This Theatre Snack Will Add Flair to the Film Experience
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8
Tempting Tasty Tannenbaums
Tempting Tasty Tannenbaums
The Cupcake Christmas Tree is One Delicious Show-Stopper
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7
Christmas Coned Confections
Christmas Coned Confections
'Love From the Oven' Whips up a Disguised Festive Cupcake
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6
Vagrant Gingerbread Homes
Vagrant Gingerbread Homes
Stockholms Stadsmission Billboards Encourage Compassion
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5
Snowmen Cake Pops
Snowmen Cake Pops
These Treats are Ready to Face the Bitter Cold
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4
Hat-Topped Holiday Tarts
Hat-Topped Holiday Tarts
The Santa Hat Cheesecake is a Cute Christmas Dessert
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3
Succulent Seasonal Veggie Cakes
Succulent Seasonal Veggie Cakes
Load Up On Produce with the Proud Italian Cook Torte
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2
Confectionery Holiday Trimmings
Confectionery Holiday Trimmings
These Cupcake Ornaments Look Good Enough to Eat
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1
Clever Christmas Cupcakes
Clever Christmas Cupcakes
Cute Mini Cake Inspiration
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