Christmas Appetizer Recipes
Whether you're serving a large group or just family these simple, yet satisfying Christmas appetizer recipes are guaranteed to please a crowd of any size this holiday season.
Baked Brie with Toasted Walnuts
When ripped apart, this crispy pastry reveals warm brie. Make-ahead tip: Before serving, keep apple slices in a bowl of water with lemon juice to prevent browning.
Deviled Egg Cups
Give the classic Deviled Eggs recipe a twist with these mini phyllo shells filled with egg-cellent filling. Sprinkle with paprika and enjoy.
Take an all-time favorite sandwich and turn it into an easy and fast appetizer with this BLT Stacks recipe. Watch this video to learn how to make this app in a snap.
This fancy dip is easier to make than you think. Just combine all of the ingredients in a food mixer, pulse and enjoy!
Little Lamb Dippers
If you want to give lamb the ultimate holiday taste, use leftover cranberry sauce as the dip.
Smoked Trout Chips
Here's an American take on fish and chips. The hardest part: Keeping your hands off these apps in a snap before guests arrive! Watch our how-to video!
Instead of traditional marinara sauce and risotto, these fried rice balls are filled with delicious pesto risotto. One bite will leave them oozing with goodness.
Party Cheese Balls
It's not a party until there's a cheese ball. Watch this video to learn how to make this app in a snap, plus our new twists on the classic.
Stubbed Sausage Bites
This cute treat makes the perfect bite. Juicy chicken-apple sausage is sure to make your guest's mouths water.
Creamy Fruit Dip
A mix of cilantro, orange juice and fresh mint creates a fresh and tasty dip that pairs nicely with apples, pears and pineapples!
Thai Chicken Salad Bites
Watch our how-to video to take this lunchtime fave and whip it up in appetizer form. It's just satisfying enough to hold guests off until dinner is served, but a cinch to make.
Bacon-Wrapped Persimmon Wedges
Once roasted, the sweet persimmon morphs into a tart morsel -- the perfect foil for rich bacon.
Goat Cheese with Sundried Tomatoes Bruschetta
Take a trip to Italy in your kitchen with this twist-on-the-classic app idea. Swap out fresh tomatoes for sundried tomatoes and top it off with goat cheese!
Pear & Cheese Crisps
Take pitas to a whole new level with this party snack. Creamy blue cheese and pear combine for a flavor-packed, easy appetizer. Watch our how-to video to learn how to make it yourself!
Smoked Salmon Pizza
No matter how you slice it, this salmon pizza is fast, easy and delish!
These one-bite wonders are stuffed with flavor! Sprinkle with cheese and drizzle with EVOO before serving.
Give olives your own flavorful touch with our spiced-up recipe. It's an great appetizer to personalize and still a total crowd-pleaser! Watch our how-to video to learn how to make it.
This savory take on Christmas cookies might just make their sugary alternatives obsolete. Tip: Serve these crafty creations with dips.
Watch: Bacon and Bean Dip
Watch our test kitchen expert whip up this dip in a few easy steps.
Cheesy Corn Bites
These bite-size treats made with Pepper Jack cheese pack a major kick. Just put them on a platter and watch them go!
Thai Chicken Salad Bites
Watch our how-to video to learn how to take this lunchtime fave and whip it up in appetizer form. It's just satisfying enough to hold guests off until dinner is served, but a cinch to make.
Use refrigerated pizza dough to whip up these super easy and satisfying apps. Sprinkle with chopped salami, garlic and jalapenofor a flavor blast.
Sinfully Stuffed Potato Skins
Serve this bar favorite and you're sure to have a good time. Tip: Swap out the cheddar for Pepper Jack cheese for a spicy spin.
Salt and Pepper Tofu
These easy Salt & Pepper Tofu bites go great with our Scallion-Garlic and Honey-Orange dipping sauces!
Herbed Goat Cheese Log
Serve this cheese log with bread, crackers or even pile it on veggies. The fun part: Choosing the herb. You can use basil, rosemary or thyme -- you name it!
BLT Stuffed Tomatoes
Enjoy this bite-size snack with a big taste! To make: Stuff the tomatoes with the romaine a few hours before your get-together. Just before serving, sprinkle with salt, add the chipotle mayo and top off with bacon.
Retro Spinach Dip and Pumpernickel Spears
Try this classic party dip on pumpernickel spears for a little twist.
Caesar Salad Skewers
This fun spin on Caesar Salads takes the hassle out of remembering which one is the salad fork!
Guests will munch away on these bite-size snacks, so be sure to make extras! Tip: Add a half-cup of grated parmesan to the batter for a cheesy variation.
Serve this sweet guacamole on the table, with chips, veggies and whatever else you like!
Fast Holiday Apps
Check out more of our party starters and drinks to whip up for your next get-together.