23 Southern Recipes to Serve on Christmas Day
The holiday season is here, and you’re busy planning out what you’ll be serving at Christmas dinner. But if you’re tired of serving the same old recipes year after year, why not switch things up a bit? Whether you’re a Southern resident or just missing down-home cooking, you can liven up your Christmas table with a few Southern-inspired dishes. Sure, they might not be “traditional,” but who knows—you could end up starting your own traditions, too.
1. Copycat Cracker Barrel Pancakes
Start your holiday off the right way: with a stack of Southern-style pancakes. Present-opening and fluffy flapjacks? Sign us up.
2. Smoky Deviled Eggs with Bacon
Deviled eggs are a Southern delicacy, and there’s no reason not to include them on your Christmas table. They’re the perfect appetizer to your main course, and they’d be just as tasty for breakfast the day after Christmas, too.
3. Smoked Paprika Potato Chips
Paprika is delicious atop deviled eggs, but it’s also great in other appetizer recipes. Top some homemade potato chips with the seasoning for a tasty homemade appetizer.
4. Smoky Baked Beans with Bacon
Serving a spiral ham for Christmas dinner? These baked beans would be a delicious side dish.