I think my favorite thing about the holidays is the amazing appetizers. I love to create some fun new ones every year and today I am sharing 40 delicious Christmas Appetizers that you will want to try!
Let’s face it, one of the key ingredients to a great holiday season is food. We all get together and there is food, so why not make something that your friends and family will talk about all year long (and ask you to bring again next year!).
I have so many amazing Christmas appetizer recipes here you are sure to find something that you will want to try. I know I have about two dozen on my list!
These vegan mince pies are the perfect Christmas appetizer. If you have never heard of them before they are a very popular United Kingdom treat with the feeling originating in the Middle East so you really should consider them for your Christmas appetizer.
Love Buffalo wings? These Buffalo Chicken Meatballs deliver the buffalo sauce flavor you crave, but in delicious meatball form. This easy to make, flavorful dish does double-duty; serve it up as a tasty main for weeknight dinners, or as an easy appetizer for parties and the holidays.
Enjoy this delicious chicken appetizer that is quicker to make than you might think. These chicken tartlets with cream cheese and cranberry salsa are a tasty starter, you might even want to double the recipe.
There’s always a good reason to make fancy little appetizers and they don’t get much better than gougeres. Buttery, cheesy and light as air these delectable french cheese puffs are much easier to make than you’d think.
This award-winning Turkey Brie Crostini is a unique and delicious easy turkey appetizer, made with leftover turkey or deli meat. This crostini recipe only takes a few minutes to throw together and it's the perfect easy Christmas appetizer, although it's ideal for any occasion!
These little bite-sized mushroom tartlets are bursting with flavour and perfect for serving up at a party. Flakey puff pastry cups stuffed with caramelised onions, mushrooms and thyme and topped with stilton cheese and them baked until crispy. Make a double batch of these, as one is never enough!
Here's an easy recipe for savory rosemary spiced nuts you can prep & bake in less than 30 minutes. Each bite has an addicting blend of salty, herbaceous, and slightly spicy + sweet flavors. They taste even better the longer they sit, which makes them an excellent option for make-ahead snacks!
These Herb and Goat Cheese Puff Pastry Bites make the perfect easy party appetizer! Whether you want elegant finger foods for New Year’s Eve or the holidays or something light for casual entertaining, these puff pastry bites are easy and so delicious!
Frozen puff pastry comes to the rescue with this quick and easy appetizer. A savory filling of mushrooms sautéed in wine and garlic along with creamy brie is wrapped in puff pastry for a delicious bite sized appetizer.
Each of these mini cranberry cheese balls is perfect for topping just a couple of crackers. They are perfect for parties because each individual can grab one or two instead of digging into one big ball of cheese.
If you love French Onion Soup, these cheesy Caramelized Onion Tartlets will be your new favorite appetizer! With caramelized onion, fresh thyme, and Gruyere cheese they have the same flavor profile as the soup, but with a buttery extra flaky crust.
These savoury Italian fried dough balls called Crispelle are a classic appetizer that we offer with aperitif especially at Christmas and New year. Inside the fried dough there are small pieces of anchovy making it crunchy on the outside and soft inside finishing with a salty bite of anchovy or sundried tomato, perfect to serve with a sweet Spritz or Mimosa.