Blueberries x Hallmark Channel: Holiday Recipes & Giveaways!


The holidays are here (somehow), and it’s time to get ready for a berry cozy season. We’ve got recipes and giveaways to help you snuggle up, eat well and get ready for a fruitful new year!

Read on to learn how you can win a charming blueberry farm getaway, the ultimate blueberry baking kit and other blueberry goodies from the Blueberry Council and Hallmark Channel! And, we’ve got more festive, flavorful inspiration with blueberry holiday recipes – perfect for entertaining a crowd or simply bringing extra cheer to the table, one tasty treat at a time.

Win a Blueberry Farm Getaway!

No matter the celebration – from Thanksgiving to New Year’s – it’s always the perfect time of year to celebrate with blueberries. This year, we’re partnering with Hallmark Channel to participate in their Very Merry Giveaway!

You can enter for the chance to win a trip to a scenic blueberry farm for a getaway adventure in 2024, plus a holiday gift basket with the ultimate blueberry baking kit and other blueberry goodies. Your kitchen will get a fresh boost of blue with a pie dish, muffin tins, dish towels, utensils and more.

Participants will have three chances to win this prize pack, which will be featured on three prize dates: 10/27, 11/17 and 12/3. So, mark your calendar and visit Hallmark Channel’s Very Merry Giveaway page to enter through 12/25* (tip: even after a prize date passes, you can still enter for that prize, so long as you enter by 12/25!). And, be sure to enjoy all the blueberry treats of the season while watching Countdown to Christmas on Hallmark Channel, with new holiday movies every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8/7c. So many ways to give this holiday season a boost!

Quick and Easy Appetizer

Need to whip up a fast – but yummy – appetizer, light lunch or snack for your holiday crew? These crescent rolls are a crowd-pleaser, packed with seasonal flavors and simple to make, too.

Feta, Blueberry and Thyme Crescent Rolls

Get ready, because these Feta, Blueberry and Thyme Crescent Rolls are going to be your new favorite everything. They’re quick and easy to make, with store-bought crescent roll dough and a simple but flavor-packed filling. You will love biting into these tasty treats – it’s an explosion of juicy blueberries, savory feta, fresh thyme, zesty lemon and sweet honey. They’re perfect as a light lunch, appetizer or snack you can enjoy any time!

Classic Sides with a Twist

Sometimes, you just want to shake up the traditional holiday menu a bit – and blueberries always have your back. These recipes bring new flavors and a refreshing pop of sweetness to classic side dishes.

Blueberry Cornbread Stuffing

Blueberry Cornbread Stuffing livens up every table – whether it’s actually Thanksgiving or you’re just enjoying the taste of fall. This twist on traditional stuffing combines zesty Cajun flavor, smoky bacon and sweet blueberries for a fresh pop. You’ll love the texture of this stuffing, too – it’s moist, but with a crispy top for a little crunch. Try this delicious dish to give your entire meal a boost of blue!

Blueberry-Orange Cranberry Sauce

Blueberry-Orange Cranberry Sauce is a tasty twist on classic cranberry sauce, adding a boost of blue for double the berry flavor! Blueberries bring balance to this beloved side dish, with a little extra sweetness to cut the tartness of the cranberries. The result is perfectly tangy flavor – and a new option to try if your family didn’t go for the traditional version. This sauce is guaranteed to brighten up your table, at Thanksgiving or anytime the mood strikes you!

Versatile, Flavorful Main Dish

Turkey is a staple of many fall and winter holidays, but this take on a tangy turkey glaze is anything but standard. It’s full of sweet and savory flavor, perfect both for basting and as a bright, colorful sauce for serving.

Blueberry-Glazed Roasted Turkey

Blueberry-Glazed Roasted Turkey offers a next-level way to baste for your most tender, delicious main dish. This tangy glaze brings together the sweet and savory flavors of blueberries, maple syrup, apple cider, soy sauce, garlic and thyme. To make things even simpler and tastier, the glaze can do double-duty as a bright, colorful sauce to serve tableside. Turns out Thanksgiving – or anytime you’re craving turkey, really – is the perfect time for a boost of blue!

Delicious Dessert Showpiece

There can never be too many desserts (we love a good pie)! But if you want a sweet treat to double as a centerpiece, this flavorful cake has lots of space to decorate with blueberries and other garnishes.

Blueberry Gingerbread Layer Cake

Blueberry Gingerbread Layer Cake is your new go-to for celebrating! Fragrant and flavorful, this spice cake brings the taste of fall, combining blueberries with cinnamon, ginger and cloves. You’ll love the presentation, too, with a smooth, rich cream cheese frosting, three beautiful layers and space on top for fresh blueberries and other garnishes. This delicious dessert adds a boost of blue to any occasion!

Tasty, Toast-Worthy Beverages

A festive drink is the finishing touch to any gathering. These recipes are full of seasonal flavor, very adaptable – delicious as cocktails or mocktails – and infinitely sippable. Cheers!

 Blueberry Gin and Sage Punch

Looking to impress your guests? This Blueberry Gin and Sage Punch is just what you need. Filled with complex flavors like sage, blueberries and lemon, this blueberry gin and sage punch is full of fun and the perfect addition to any holiday gathering.

Lemon Blueberry Tonic Mocktail

The Lemon Blueberry Tonic Mocktail proves why you simply can’t go wrong with blueberry and citrus flavors. This refreshing blueberry mocktail is nicely balanced thanks to the lemon and tonic, ensuring it’s refreshing and not overly sweet. Garnished with lemon slices and fresh blueberries, this bright, bubbly drink is as beautiful as it is delicious – let it whisk you away for a moment of pure relaxation.

Ringing in Every Season with Blueberries

Visit this site throughout the year for timely, new blueberry recipes, health information, hacks and more. Every boost of blue is a gift from you to you! This holiday season, as you take a break with blueberries and savor the small moments, don’t forget to tag your pics and social media posts with #boostofblue and @blueberries (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter) or @blueberrycouncil (TikTok).

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Starts: 10/20/23. Subject to Official Rules available 10/20/23 at