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Menu Plans: Christmas Dinner Recipes

Thursday, 12/18

christmas dinner

Christmas is one week away! You’re probably getting your presents in order, wrapping boxes, and tidying your house for guests that will arrive soon. You also may be wondering what you’ll serve for Christmas dinner. Here is a list that can help you out.

These recipes are pretty hearty, traditional, and universally loved. You could prep some of these things in advance to save time on Christmas day or you could split it up and ask family members to bring their own contributions.

The prices listed are based on an average price of what’s on sale this week at various stores and are subject to change weekly.

Honey-Mustard Glazed Ham – recipe

ham – $1.79 lb
mustard – $1.50
brown sugar – 50¢
butter – $2

Old-Fashioned Scalloped Potatoes – recipe

butter – $2
onions – $1.29 lb
flour – $1.99
potatoes – $2.99 5 lb bag

Green Beans with Bacon – recipe

bacon – $2.99
onion – $1.29 lb
green beans – $1.49 lb

Creamy Macaroni & Cheese – recipe

butter – $2
cottage cheese – $1.25
cheese – $2
pasta – 54¢

Pecan Pie – recipe

pie crust – $2
sugar – $1.50
vanilla extract – $1.75
pecans – $1.49

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  • Lindsay

    do turkeys not go on sale before christmas? I guess I should have bought 2 at Thanksgiving :(

    • Pamela

      The cheapest I’ve seen so far is $.79/lb at Publix

    • Daryl Ann Guy

      I bought 5 and 2 hams

  • Kristi

    Where are pecans $1.49?

    • Thom1977

      That’s what I want to know. If I could find them that cheap I would make that pie instead of ordering it from Cracker Barrel. But at $8.49 I couldn’t say no to the Chocolate Pecan Pie.