Warm up to winter with our satisfying soups and stews, roasted veggies, delicious desserts, and more. Whether you're looking for a cozy baked casserole or a creative side dish, our collection of winter recipes delivers.

Cherry-Nut Cobbler

Midwest Living

Since this slow cooker recipe calls for canned and frozen fruit, you can mix up this cozy dessert any time of year. Don't be intimidated by the dumpling topping it starts with packaged muffin mix, so it's quick and easy.

Hot Spiced Cider


Perfect for warming up on a cold day, this tangy cider is a holiday favorite. If you're planning for a party, double the ingredients and heat in a slow cooker.

Polenta Beef Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

Italian seasoning flavors the meat in this beef and vegetable stew recipe served with light and creamy polenta.

Butternut Squash Maple Bacon Casserole

Better Homes and Gardens

Squash, maple syrup, bacon, and caramelized onions combine to make this casserole a fall favorite. Try it for a holiday or alongside roasted chicken and greens.

Fall Butternut Squash Risotto

Family Circle

Creamy risotto is taken up a notch with the addition of butternut squash. You can use acorn or kaboucha squash instead, if that's what's available at your market.

Winter's Day Espresso

Better Homes and Gardens

When there's a bit of eggnog left over from the gathering, use it to flavor coffee.

Total: 5 mins

Old-Time Beef Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

Long and slow cooking on the stovetop makes this stew rich in color and flavor, and with ultra tender meat.

Winter Cranberry Sipper

Better Homes and Gardens

Combine cranberry, raspberry, and apple juices with a splash of lemon for a delicious wintry beverage. Enjoy with or without brandy or rum.

Spiced Apple Tea

Better Homes and Gardens

Chase away the cold with this soothing maple-and-cardamom-flavored drink.

Total: 25 mins

Beef Pot Roast

Better Homes and Gardens

Simmer or bake this budget-friendly cut of beef and nutritious root vegetables. Then make flavorful gravy with the pan juices for a hearty one pan, one dish meal.

Wild Rice Stuffed Squash

Better Homes and Gardens

Stuffed squash always makes an impressive side dish. The savory stuffing of wild rice, leeks, and dried fruit complements the rich, sweet flavor of any variety of hard-skinned winter squash.

Cochinitos de Jengibre-Mexico

Better Homes and Gardens

These little cookies are a Mexican tradition, so make sure to use a pig cookie cutter. Decorate with vanilla frosting and white nonpareils to finish the look.

Cornish Game Hen with Roasted Root Vegetables

Better Homes and Gardens

Leave the peel on the potatoes and carrots for a little extra fiber and a little less work in this poultry and roasted vegetable main dish. Try it if you are on a diabetic diet.

Cheeseburger Soup

Family Circle

All the flavors of a cheeseburger and fries are packed into a satisfying one-dish meal.

Barley Dressing with Chard and Winter Squash

Better Homes and Gardens

Served alongside a turkey or ham, or as a main dish on any weeknight when comforting whole grain fare is in order, this dressing recipe has got it all.

Insane Candy Cane Cocoa

Better Homes and Gardens

Vegetarian Chili

Better Homes and Gardens

This hearty high-fiber, high-protein vegetarian chili recipe has celery, sweet peppers, tomatoes, and your choice blend of beans, such as kidney, black, northern, pinto, and/or garbanzo.

Winter  Recipes: Take your pick!
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