5 Irresistible Holiday Recipes from Your Local Dairy Farm Families

Dairy farmers work 365 days a year, even on holidays, to make sure we have milk and dairy foods. On Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other holiday, caring for the cows is still their top priority. But even though they don’t get to take these special days off, dairy farmers love to honor holiday traditions that bring their families together.

Check out this list of delicious dairy dishes from our local farm families to help make your holiday season #DairyAmazing!

Cheese Ball Scot-Tex Dairy


The classic holiday cheeseball from the Wolf family is what any dairy lover’s dreams are made of!



Butter Yums CookiesDel Rio Dairy

butter cookies

Gathering around to bake sugar cookies is always a great idea, and the icing on top of a perfect holiday get-together with friends and family. Try this recipe that embodies the Gingg family’s togetherness on the farm.



Sopapilla Cheesecake T&K Dairy

sopapilla cheesecake

With less than 10 ingredients, this dairy-centric dessert from the Collier family is the ultimate crowd-pleaser for any holiday gathering.



Best Ever Bread PuddingTexico Jerseys

bread pudding

This recipe comes from the family at Texico Jerseys, where dairy farmer Matt Ballou confirms with pride, “We never stop taking care of our cows. In fact, even on holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas, the cows still have to be milked.”



Seven Layer SaladM6 Dairy

7 layer salad

Balance is important, even on the holidays! Place this creamy Seven Layer Salad from the Meyer family on the table to make getting your greens a tasty experience.


Need more inspiration? Explore more #DairyAmazing recipes.

By Jordan Manning

Jordan grew up in the cattle industry and uses her love of agriculture every day to help people understand more about their food. She previously worked at the Texas Beef Council. When she's not working, Jordan enjoys cheering for the Aggies. Learn more about Jordan

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