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Holiday Tradition: A warm and spicy Christmas Wassail Bowl recipe from Ireland.

Holiday Traditions | Christmas Wassail Recipe

Holiday Tradition: The passing of the Christmas coal. --Photo Credit: Violet Tillson

Holiday Traditions | Christmas Coal

New England Tradition: Mrs. Nelson's Candy --Photo Credit: Mrs. Nelson's Chocolate House

Holiday Traditions | Mrs. Nelson's Chocolates

When it comes to packaged holiday cookies, nothing tugs at the heart like Jingles sugar cookies. --Photo Credit: Carolyn Wyman

Jingles: Anise Holiday Cookies

Leave the big guy a variety of sweets this year using our top picks of Christmas treats for Santa. Photo Credit: Aimee Seavey

Treats for Santa Recipes

Lemon-Glazed Caraway Christmas Cookies are sweet little biscuits flavored with lemon and caraway seeds and finished with a lemon glaze. Photo Credit: Amy Traverso

Lemon-Glazed Caraway Cookies Recipe -- Yankee Magazine

Need a dessert recipe that's as easy as it is beautiful? Try our recipe for Easy English Trifle Photo Credit: Matt Kalinowski #dessert

Shelley Osborne's Trifle Recipe -- Yankee Magazine

This homemade Cherry Devils Food Cake is delicious and delightfully festive in its presentation. Photo Credit: Aimee Seavey

Cherry Devil's Food Cake Recipe - Yankee Magazine

This recipe for easy Slow Cooker Indian Pudding is the perfect addition to the holiday dessert table --Photo Credit: Aimee Seavey

Easy Slow Cooker Indian Pudding

Fragrant brown sugar, honey, and cinnamon make these crispy graham cracker cookies the perfect holiday treat for sharing and shipping. Photo Credit: Aimee Seavey

Homemade Graham Cracker Christmas Cookies