The Chew on The View: Coconut Layer Cake & Mistletoe Holiday Menu


The Chew on The View: Holiday Menu

The Chew crew visited the ladies of The View with some fun and festive holiday menu ideas that you can take advantage of in the coming weeks. Keep reading to find out what each of The Chew hosts prepared. When you put it all together, you have an amazing winter menu that is perfect for almost any occasion.

The View: Michael Symon Spinach & Feta Pizza Wheels Appetizer

The Chew on The View: Coconut Layer Cake & Mistletoe Holiday Menu

‘The Chew’ hosts visited the ladies of The View and offered up a complete Holiday Menu of Coconut Layer Cake, Mistletoe Cocktails, and Pizza Wheels. (lev radin /


Michael Symon showed Rosie O’Donnell a simple Spinach & Feta Pizza Wheels appetizer that uses pizza dough, spinach, feta cheese, and pine nuts to make something comparable to Spanakopita. It’s a great recipe because anyone can make it and it doesn’t take a lot of time.

–>Michael Symon: Spinach & Feta Pizza Wheels Recipe

The View: Mario Batali Arista Toscana Entree

Mario Batali explained his Arista Toscana to Whoopi Goldberg as “a roasted pork loin studded with garlic cloves, rubbed with fennel pollen, salt, and a little bit of rosemary.” But that’s not all. After more ingredients and steps, “it becomes succulent, delicious, and magnificent.” You could serve it hot or at room temperature. Plus, cold leftovers will make great sandwiches.


–> Mario Batali: Arista Toscana Recipe

The View: Daphne Oz Ginger Glazed Carrots Side Dish

Daphne Oz’s daughter Philomena will be turning one year old next year, and that means this is her first Christmas. She shared Ginger Glazed Carrots with The View guest co-host Rachel Feinstein, which would pair well with Mario’s entree. “This is a really simple side dish,” she said. “The secret ingredient is ginger ale.”

–> Daphne Oz: Ginger Glazed Carrots Recipe

The View: Carla Hall Coconut Layer Cake Dessert

Carla Hall said that the sour cream icing gives this cake its magic touch. The View co-host Nicolle Wallace went wild for this Coconut Layer Cake dessert, and you can try it too.

–> Carla Hall: Coconut Layer Cake Recipe

The View: Clinton Kelly Mistletoe Bellini Cocktail

To round out the menu, Clinton Kelly shared his Mistletoe Bellini Cocktail with Rosie Perez. He said you can make them non-alcoholic as well.

–> Clinton Kelly: Mistletoe Bellini Recipe


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