Braided Christmas Wreath with Cream Cheese Glaze

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What’s your favorite part of the holiday season? Do you love the presents – giving and receiving? Do you enjoy the time spent with family and friends? Do you look forward to those delicious treats that only come around at the holidays? Most likely it’s all the above, that’s my answer too.

My family has a few traditional treats we serve for the holidays but I’ve perfected only one of them: Braided Christmas  Wreath with Cream Cheese Glaze. I recently headed to Food Lion (my favorite grocery store ever!) and picked up everything I needed to make this treat.

Braided Christmas  Wreath with Cream Cheese GlazeGrowing up I couldn’t wait for this time of year, I knew what it meant. That beautiful wreath of braided bread filled with cinnamon and nuts then covered with succulent icing and finished with maraschino cherries. My mouth is watering just typing that,  is yours? If so, you’ll love me for this; I’m going to share my recipe for Braided Christmas  Wreath with Cream Cheese Glaze with you! This was my Nana’s recipe – and I follow it to the letter. Feel free to add to it and change it up to fit your preferences.



This is my absolute favorite thing to make during the holidays. The entire family can get involved and it’s actually pretty easy (despite how intimidating it may look.) What’s your favorite holiday baked goody? Hold that thought!

Win Big!

Right now, Food Lion is hosting a Holiday Bake-Off recipe contest on their Facebook page.  Share your holiday recipe with them and you’ll be entered into the contest.  They’re looking for recipes in any of these categories: appetizer, entrée  side dish or dessert.

There will be 12 grand prize winners who will receive a $500 Food Lion gift card. The Food Lion Bake-Off contest starts on November 7 and will end on November 28. What are you waiting for?  Enter Now! Think I should enter my Braided Christmas  Wreath with Cream Cheese Glaze?

Disclosure: I wrote this review while participating in a blog tour for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Food Lion. I received a promotional item to facilitate my shopping experience and review.


  1. says

    Yummo!!!! Looks AWESOME! Oh how I wish I had an oven that would let me do yummy baked goods like this without burning them :( Thermostat went out and now everything cooks on BROIL!!! Ugh.

  2. Michelle says

    This actually is written simple enough that I may be able to attempt making. Me and recipes just don’t get along for some reason…LOL I’ve always wanted to make homemade bread. Thanks for sharing!

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