Ready to make your holiday celebrations even better? Then take a look at these delicious appetizer recipes that everybody will love. Ranging from dips, bite-sized apps, and even tree-shaped snacks, these tasty recipes will keep the guests entertained with their wonderful flavors and beautiful presentation. Check them out!
Christmas and the holidays are the season of giving. It's a time when people are more kind and open-hearted. -Gisele Bundchen
Pigs in a Blanket Wreath
Let’s start this list with an adorable holiday appetizer that everybody loves. This beautiful wreath pictured above is pretty easy to make, and you’ll only need a little more than half an hour to whip up this beautiful plate. Oh, and the dish is a guaranteed hit, becoming a legend to all of your family and friends.
Ready to try it? Check out the full recipe over at Delish!
Cranberry Brie Bites
Want an easy holiday appetizer that won’t take too much time to make? Then you have to try these tasty Cranberry and Brie Bites by Fake Ginger!
Here, frozen phyllo cups are filled with a little bit of brie and cranberry sauce, and baked until the cheese is melted, which is just a few minutes. Then, candied walnuts are added and voilá: the perfectly-sized appetizer with a wonderful party of flavors!
Italian Potato Wedge Nachos
If your family is a fan of nachos, then this appetizer tray is a must. The dish has a creative Italian twist, adding a mozzarella cheese blend, red tomatoes, and green basil to the classic dish, which brings that festive look to the table.
Check out the full details over at Country Living!
Christmas Tree Pull-Apart
A real Christmas tree just isn’t enough to create the perfect holiday party: the appetizers can also dress up for the occasion! This fun pull apart cheesy Christmas tree is the perfect snack for the party, since it’s very easy to make and is also super delicious.
And the best part:
This dish only takes a few minutes to make! It couldn’t get any better, huh?! Check out the details over at Eclectic Recipes!
Caprese Salad Christmas Wreath
Everyone’s favorite salad also has a special place during the Christmas party! This fun idea is inspired by the holiday decorations that hang on every front door during the season, arranging in a creative wreath all the delicious ingredients:
- Fresh and juicy grape tomatoes
- Creamy fresh mozzarella
- Fresh basil leaves
- Olive oil and Italian herbs to dress the plate
- Thick Balsamic glaze to sit in the middle
Doesn’t it sound perfect for the holidays? Check out the full details over at Cafe Delites!
Pine Cone Cheese Ball
Well, we couldn’t make a list of appetizers without a delicious cheese ball! This idea by Living Locurto takes the crowd-pleaser to a whole new level: by making it pine-cone shaped! The nature-inspired dish tastes just as delicious as it looks, and it’s even almost too pretty to eat.
And it gets better:
You can make the dish the day before and keep it chilled in the refrigerator until you’re ready to serve, so it will save you time to entertain the guests or to focus on the other dinner recipes!
Crab Stuffed Mushroom with Garlic and Gouda
Want something a little bit fancier to impress the guests? Then take a look at this wonderful recipe by Peas and Crayons. Here, mushrooms are stuffed with seafood, garlic, and gouda, creating a very interesting appetizer that will leave everybody fighting for the last one.
But don’t worry:
Just because these look fancy, that doesn’t mean they’re complicated. The recipe is actually pretty simple, and it only takes 25 minutes to be ready!
Gingerbread Cheesecake Dip
Any holiday list has to have a gingerbread recipe, so here’s something that takes the classic to a whole new level: gingerbread cheesecake dip! The tasty dip combines the flavor profile of gingerbread with a rich and creamy cheesecake, creating a super easy dish that everyone will love.
Get the recipe over at Food Folks and Fun!
Christmas Star Sandwiches
Doesn’t these star-shaped sandwiches look perfect for the Christmas party?! The idea is by In The Playroom, and they’re very easy to make: you’ll only need a large a small star cutter! For the filling, you can use basically any ingredients you prefer:
- Peanut butter
- Sliced meats
Want another star-shaped treat to complement your Christmas table? Then try these babies from Take Two Tapas! In just 15 minutes, you can whip up a batch of these chips, simply by tossing cinnamon and sugar over fried wonton wrappers. They’re delicious, very easy to make and are the perfect treat to entertain the guests!
Which of these snacks and appetizer recipes are you trying for your holiday party? Let us know at our Facebook page or in the comments below!
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