Christmas sparkle

Make the festive season extra-special with BBC Good Food's ideas for magical Christmas moments, from homemade gifts to festive projects for kids.
Christmas moments

Christmas moments

All the little moments that make the festive season special...
Christmas gifts

Christmas gifts

The best Christmas gifts, homemade hampers and fun projects for kids...
Christmas planning

Christmas planning

Ensure your festivities are stress-free this year with our make-ahead recipes and top tips..
Christmas dinner

Christmas dinner

From festive starters to vegan mains, we've got everything you need...
Christmas party

Christmas party

Our entertaining recipes will make sure your party goes with a bang...

Top 5 Christmas kids recipes

Polar bear peppermint creams 2016 Recipe

Polar bear peppermint creams

3.958335

(6 ratings)

White chocolate unicorn bark 2016 Recipe

White chocolate unicorn bark

3.75

(2 ratings)

You can tailor this edible chocolate gift to anyone's sweet tooth tastes by...
Cheese stars 2016 Recipe

Cheese stars

5

(1 rating)

Show off your cooking skills and get in the festive spirit with these fun...
Hot chocolate stirrers 2016 Recipe

Hot chocolate stirrers

5

(1 rating)

We all know a few die hard chocolate fans - make them one of these hot choc...
Custard & crumble mince pies 2016 Recipe

Custard & crumble mince pies

5

(1 rating)

A twist on a festive favourite, adding a layer of creamy custard and a...

Top 5 mince pie recipes

Starry mincemeat slices Recipe

Starry mincemeat slices

5

(2 ratings)

Magic pastry chocolate chip mince pies Recipe

Chocolate chip mince pies

0

(0 ratings)

Get the kids involved with BBC Good Food food editor Barney's child-friendly...
Almond-topped mince pies Recipe

Almond-topped mince pies

4.82143

(7 ratings)

These festive favourites are encased in a rich, sweet shortcrust pastry and...
Hazelnut crunch mince pies Recipe

Hazelnut crunch mince pies

5

(1 rating)

Jazz up your homemade mince pies by adding grated apple and orange zest - try a...
'Panforte' pies Recipe

'Panforte' pies

4.375

(2 ratings)

The traditional Italian dessert is turned into a pretty hand-held nutty pie...

Top Tip

Christmas is more than just the big day, it's all the little things that make it extra special. We love it all: hosting Christmas drinks, mulling wine, decorating the house, wrapping pressies and gift-giving. We've put together our favourite festive activities to give you inspiration...