Holiday Casserole Recipes You Can Make In Your 9x13
Nothing sums up the holiday season like seeing a whole bunch of casserole dishes. They’re warm, comforting, and can feed a hungry family without causing you too much stress. Plus, many can be made ahead in your trusty 9x13 baking dish to make your life a little bit easier during the busiest time of year. From family holiday favorites like green bean casserole and cornbread dressing to delicious new takes on old classics like butternut squash lasagna and an eggnog breakfast bake that feels wonderfully festive for the season, these holiday casserole recipes can all be made in a big-batch 13x9 dish and are guaranteed to keep everyone full and happy from Thanksgiving through the New Year.
Butternut Squash Lasagna
Recipe: Butternut Squash Lasagna
Give crowd-pleasing lasagna a dose of warm autumnal flair by using mashed butternut squash between layers of pasta and all the cheese.
Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Leeks
This updated take on classic green bean casserole deserves a spot on your table this season. Crispy leeks on top set it off in a way store-bought fried onions never could.
Make-Ahead Sweet Potato Casserole
This family-favorite holiday casserole is even tastier knowing you're able to make it ahead and keep in your fridge ahead of any meal for up to four days.
Creamy Whipped Potato Casserole
Recipe: Creamy Whipped Potato Casserole
Browning the butter and using two different starchy potatoes in this recipe helps create the fluffiest mashed potato casserole of all time. Yep, we went there.
Sausage Gravy Casserole with Cheddar-Cornmeal Biscuits
This is the company-worthy way to serve biscuits and gravy in casserole form, like, as soon as possible. It's that good.
Pecan Pie Bread Pudding
Recipe: Pecan Pie Bread Pudding
The most heavenly cross you'll taste all season is this mix of pecan pie and bread pudding that's topped with warm praline sauce and best served with scoops of vanilla ice cream.
Herby Pecan-Cornbread Dressing
Recipe: Herby Pecan-Cornbread Dressing
Say hello to this even more Southern recipe for cornbread dressing that gets wonderful crunch from toasted pecans. You'll want to serve this beyond the holidays.
Baked Ziti with Meatballs
Recipe: Baked Ziti with Meatballs
Forget about Christmas lasagna and serve up this baked ziti loaded down with store-bought marinara sauce (we recommend Rao's), frozen meatballs, and fresh basil instead.
Sweet Potato Rolls with Cane Syrup Glaze
This is the only roll worth serving on your family table. Each fat sweet potato-flavored bite celebrates the season.
Pancake Bake with Cinnamon Streusel
Christmas morning calls for a special breakfast casserole to keep the festivities going, especially one that can be prepared the day before to save time later.
Recipe: Ham Delights
Almost anyone will recognize this holiday party staple, and this perfect homemade version can be made in your trusty 13x9 baking dish.
Butternut Squash Bread Pudding
Recipe: Butternut Squash Bread Pudding
When we say everyone will swoon over this side dish, we mean it. It's made with challah bread and flavored with Dijon mustard, rosemary, thyme, and both Gruyère and Parmesan cheeses.
Overnight Eggnog-French Toast Casserole
We love a make-ahead casserole come the holidays, because they just make life a whole lot easier. This one gets a Christmas twist from soaking in a delicious eggnog mixture.
Baked Mac and Cheese with Bacon
Recipe: Baked Mac and Cheese with Bacon
Bacon makes everything better, including macaroni and cheese. This crowd-favorite recipe can be served with virtually any meal.
Leftover Turkey Casserole
Recipe: Leftover Turkey Casserole
Say no more when you need something to make the most of leftover Thanksgiving turkey. This pasta bake is bursting with creamy, cheesy, comforting flavor.
Hot Buttered Rum Bread Pudding
Recipe: Hot Buttered Rum Bread Pudding
Three words: hot buttered rum. Can you imagine a more festive dessert to serve up after a celebratory holiday feast? Serve warm topped with vanilla ice cream.
Root Vegetable-and-Butternut Squash Gratin
This is the festive seasonal casserole you never knew you needed. It's creamy, cheesy, and topped with aromatic sage.
Spicy Cornbread Dressing with Chorizo
Spice up the seasonal menu with this sassy take on classic cornbread dressing that is flavored with jalapenos, chorizo, and cilantro.
Best-Ever Sticky Buns
Recipe: Best-Ever Sticky Buns
Even breakfast deserves an extra sweet touch during the holiday season, and this 9x13 recipe serves a whole bunch—or leaves plenty of leftovers!
Recipe: Scalloped Oysters
Many Southern families love to serve this old-school casserole during the holidays, and this recipe makes it tempting with a big-batch 9x13 recipe and crunchy cracker topping.
Recipe: Classic Lasagna
This might be the ultimate family recipe served during Christmastime, thanks to an easily prepped-ahead recipe and hearty portion sizes.