10. Crock Pot ApplesIf your kids love apples, you can create this delightful side dish that will perfume the house. Add five apples (peeled, sliced, and cored) to the crock pot. Add 1/3 cup apple juice (or cider), ¼ cup brown sugar, ¼ cup granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon butter, and then cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla to taste. Let this simmer in your slow cooker for about five hours while you prepare the rest of your meal. Everyone will enjoy this delicious side.
Serve a few of these during your Christmas feast. Everyone, including the children, will love that you took the time to create something delicious for everyone at your meal. Even if you are on a really tight budget this holiday season, you can try any of these Christmas dinner recipes since they are budget-friendly and you can cook them with your kids. What are your favorite Christmas dinner ideas? I might want to try out some of your recipes too!