Dec 21, 2012 • By

Food ideas for Christmas

Christmas is just days away and it’s time to plan for festive food to share with family and friends.

Here are a few special holiday party ideas from the General Mills family of websites.

Snacks and small plates

Mexican Vegetable Roll-Ups – Tablespoon.com

These make-ahead snacks with fresh veggies and a creamy filling are the perfect red and green compliment to your holiday table.

Christmas Tree Vegetable Platter – BettyCrocker.com

Snack healthy and stay festive with this fresh and crisp “tree” that’s made for dipping.

Dinner

Herb-Crusted Pork Tenderloin – LiveBetterAmerica.com

This beautiful and quick cooking main dish is perfect for a holiday dinner crowd.

Thyme-Roasted Chicken with Vegetables – Pillsbury.com

Take care of two dishes – main and side – at once with this beautifully roasted bird and tender veggies.

Sweets and treats

Alfajores Hidden Surprise Cookies — BettyCrocker.com

Surprise everyone with these sandwich cookies featuring a secret filling.

Peppermint-Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Tart – Pillsbury.com

Rich chocolate, creamy cheesecake and cool peppermint come together in this beautiful tart sure to impress guests.

Crème Caramel – LiveBetterAmerica.com

Sweet treats don’t need to be unhealthy! Create your own low-fat version of this gorgeous dessert and take everyone’s breath away.

Candy Cane Snowballs – Tablespoon.com

Tablespoon.com blogger The Girl Who Ate Everything brings candy and cookies together at last.

Merry Christmas and Happy holidays to all, and to all good eating!