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Here are some great Christmas side dishes. Some families make a big Christmas Eve Dinner and some wait till Christmas day. No matter when you celebrate the holiday, the side dishes are so important! We all have those dishes we look forward to ever year. For me, I just can’t have a Christmas lunch without my mother’s  creamy mashed potatoes or my grandmother’s barley casserole (This casserole is different but every guest I’ve ever had at my holiday table has loved it. Give it a try!). Forget the presents, I gotta have those two dishes to make it complete! If you’re stumped on side dishes this year……….here are some of the best!

Garlic Cheese Grits-A true southern staple! This dish has to be on our table for the Holidays. Want to  change it up a bit? Try these. They are delicious!


Ritzy Brussels Sprout-this side dish is always a hit when served.

Cheesy Macaroni and Cheese-we make this dish every year. If you like a creamy macaroni and cheese, try this one.


Broccoli Casserole-this casserole has so many wonderful reviews. It is a favorite of our family. Plus, it’s so easy!


Amish Pasta Salad– if you’re going to make a pasta salad it needs to be this one. It is so good!


Cheesy Garlic Cauliflower Casserole-if you love cauliflower, this dish is a must for your holiday. You may also like this one.

Maple Baked Beans-SO good and perfect with a Christmas Ham! This dish is always on our table.  You may also like our Cranberry Baked Beans.


Southern Pea Salad-this is a classic recipe that everyone loves.

Savory Corn Pudding-this is a recipe you’ll make over and over again. Your guests will love this dish.


Deviled Eggs-we make these for every holiday. You may want to try our pimento cheese deviled eggs. They are fantastic!


Creamed Peas and Potatoes-this is an old recipe that has been in our family for years and years.

Christmas Side Dishes The Southern Lady Cooks

Skillet Fried Apples-this recipe is always a family favorite. It has wonderful reviews.

Mashed Potato Casserole-this dish is so good. It has great reviews and is always a hit every time we serve it. You can’t go wrong by making our bacon cheddar potato casserole.


Corn Casserole-this is a great side dish and one your guests will ask for over and over again. You may also like this one, too.

Christmas Side Dishes Corn Casserole The Southern Lady Cooks

Cheesy Apple Casserole-this is a fabulous side dish. The cheese and the apples make a wonderful flavor together.

Maple Bacon Sweet Potatoes-sweet potatoes are perfect for Christmas and the maple syrup and bacon add so much to them. You may also love our Sweet Potato Casserole, it has wonderful reviews.

I hope you have found some Christmas side dishes that you are excited to make this holiday season.

Here are some of our favorite easy treats for Christmas.

You may also want to check out our 10 Cranberry Recipes.

Still can’t decide on your Christmas side dishes? Here are TEN MORE SIDE DISHES. 

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