Vanilla Cake from Scratch ~ Sounds deceptively simple. It sounds like something an actual housewife would actually have time to do.
Peanut Butter Cup Cookies Recipe by Tasty
Beef Cutlet-Stuffed Garlic Bread (would need to leave off the avocado & maybe add mushrooms instead)
Apple Stuffed Baked Ham with Honey Mustard Glaze. I actually hate Christmas ham (every Christmas!), but give me a ham steak or this, I'll happily eat.