Browse CHOW's best holiday dishes
Mini Baked Potatoes with Aioli and Pimientos
Baked new potatoes are topped with pimiento peppers and a Spanish-inspired aioli flavored with smoked paprika.
Mini Black Bean Cakes with Carnitas and Avocado
A composed appetizer with a black-bean-cake base, a smear of lime-y avocado mash, and a topping of pork carnitas and cilantro.
Chicken Pot Pie Bites
The classic dish with a flaky puff-pastry crust, savory sauce, and veggies, made into tiny party hors d’oeuvres.
Mini Croque Madames
Miniature toasted ham and cheese sandwiches topped with béchamel sauce and fried quail eggs.
Smoked Salmon with Caviar on Cucumber
A sophisticated whipped smoked-salmon mousse made with fromage blanc, red onion, lemon, and capers that’s piped onto crisp English cucumber rounds and topped with caviar.
Dutch Apple Pie
A walnut streusel topping and a cider-vinegar-spiked apple filling make this pie perfect for a fall get-together.
Graham Cracker Pie Crust
This classic press-in pie crust is easy to make and only requires two ingredients.
Cream Cheese Frosting
Whipping butter and cream cheese together gives this classic frosting a tangy flavor and fluffy texture.
Easy Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
This moist, spiced carrot cake only requires one baking dish and is topped with a thick layer of tangy cream cheese frosting and toasted walnuts.