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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Creamed Collard Greens

Better Homes and Gardens

When cooked correctly, collards offer up amazing flavors and a huge bonus of vitamin A. Swiss chard makes a good substitute if you can't find collard greens.

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

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 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.

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.

Spiced Apple Tea

Better Homes and Gardens

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

Total: 25 mins

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.

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.

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.

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.

Poached Winter Fruit

Better Homes and Gardens
Winter  Recipes: Take your pick!
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