10 recipes inspired by “The 12 Days of Christmas”

We’re not going to recommend you take a bite out of a drummer, especially when a drumstick seems much more appetizing. These chicken drumsticks from Healthy Recipes Blog are baked to perfection, meaning the skin gets crispy while the meat stays juicy.

Crispy-skinned Baked Drumsticks

For some festive flair, try these Christmas tree cupcakes from My Everyday Table, which top the cake mix of your choice with a heaping helping of frosting.

Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Here’s another classic Christmas dessert that uses a piping bag: a yule log. Also called a bûche de Noël, a yule log is a rolled sponge cake that’s completely covered in chocolate frosting in order to look like an actual piece of wood.

Yule Log

The two mostly feature the same ingredients, with the most notable difference being that the Lord Baltimore cake uses egg yolks instead of egg whites, making for a richer, denser dessert.

Lord Baltimore Cake

Ladyfingers sound more like something spooky you’d serve for Halloween than a Christmas dish, but that’s fine because ladyfingers aren’t really a Christmas thing anyway — they’re just a delicious year-round dessert.


You already have the ladyfingers, so why not go a step further and make tiramisu? This Italian dessert is made from the aforementioned sponge cookies dipped in coffee or espresso, which are layered with eggs, mascarpone, and sugar, and then dusted with cocoa powder.


You need just five ingredients to make it: vanilla ice cream, milk, crushed candy canes, peppermint extract, and whipped cream. If you find peppermint ice cream, you can make your milkshake even merrier!

Peppermint Milkshake

We’ve read “The Ugly Duckling” too many times to recommend eating an actual swan for dinner (but hey, recipes are out there), so here’s a festive alternative.

Cream Puff Swans

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