16 Festive Ways to Celebrate Christmas in July

Missing the most wonderful time of the year? Have no fear — these recipes are just what you need to feel merry even in the middle of summer.

Rosemary Christmas Tree Centerpiece

What's Christmas without a tree? Even in July, you can make one to decorate your table.

Olive Penguins

Feast on these cute Christmas hat-clad penguin appetizers.

Peppermint Mocha

For when you're craving holiday flavors, add some ice to this favorite to make it a refreshing treat.

No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Christmas isn't complete without cookies, but this summer version lets you indulge without heating up the kitchen.

Molasses-Glazed Ham Steak

Grilling adds warm-weather flair to this classic Christmas dinner dish.

Strawberry Holiday Tree

Christmas trees are so much better when they're edible and even better when they're in season.

Tomato & Cucumber Salad

Summer ingredients with a Christmasy color scheme, this salad is a great way to bring some holiday cheer to your summer barbecue.

Strawberry Santa Claus

What could be better than Santa coming early in the form of in-season produce?

Grilled Vegetables

For the perfect side dish for a Christmas dinner, take advantage of the outdoors and grill your veggies.

Chocolate Christmas Log

A simple yet impressive no-cook version of a Christmas classic.

Frozen Cranberry Margaritas

A refreshing margarita made even better with holiday flavors.

Grilled Porterhouse Steak

Recreate Christmas dinner without turning on your oven. This steak is charred on the grill and served with paprika-parmesan butter.

No-Bake Frozen Peppermint Cheesecake

This frozen peppermint treat is ideal for celebrating holiday flavors in warm weather.

Summer Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon zest gives a summery twist to a Christmas classic Santa is sure to love.

Moroccan Carrot Salad

Feast on a reindeer favorite with this refreshing salad.

Cinnamon Ice Cream

Cool down from the summer sun with a spicy ice cream packed with wintery flavors.