Get your holiday party started with these recipes for creative, classic, and delicious Christmas party appetizers. Whether you're serving at home or bringing snacks for the office gathering, these quick and tasty little bites will be the hit of the party.
Spread some holiday cheer at your family gathering with this savory appetizer.
Try this healthy appetizer for a class party or a holiday gathering.
These peeled cucumber cups, with their holiday color scheme, look wonderfully festive, plus they're a snap to make. The rounds provide the perfect base for all manner of tasty fillings. Flavored hummus works well, as do other savory dips.
Forget the front door. These bite-size wreaths -- whimsical enough to appeal to the smallest (and finickiest) guests -- are meant to deck your plate.
This cheery fellow won't have a chance to melt — he'll be gobbled up too quickly! And as is true of any snowman, dressing him is half the fun.
This satisfying, cheesy dip steals the show at any holiday gathering, and it's well-suited for teaching young cooks the basics of sauce-making and presentation.
These super sweet little mice are as much fun to make as they are to eat.
Dressed in colorful candy scarves and top hats, these stylish, easy-to-make snowmen are sure to liven up any holiday gathering.
Inspired by the traditional holiday garland, this trail mix recipe turns a medley of good-for-you ingredients into a delicious cinnamon-scented treat.
Made with Hershey Kisses and pretzel squares, these salty-sweet treats will be the hit of any holiday party. They're so tasty and fancy-looking, your guests will never guess how easy they were to make.
With jelly beans and plastic pastry decorating bags, your kids can assemble these quick and easy Christmas trees for party favors or Secret Santa presents.
These delicious nuts, simply wrapped, make for a welcome gift during the holiday season.
Have fun making popcorn snowmen with your kids.
The "pine tree" in this festive holiday centerpiece is a pineapple laden with colorful fruit-kabob branches.
Preparing a batch of these crispy, curly breadsticks is a fun activity for little bakers.
The highlight of any Christmas party is an appearance by Santa -- especially this Santa.
These sweet, spiced pecans make a scrumptious holiday snack.
Have a ball with these edible Christmas ornaments!
These crunchy toasted-nut-flavored cookies pack up without crumbling. Send a dozen to a distant relative or bring a batch along on your holiday house visits.
This flavorful dip, rich with feta cheese, makes a great sandwich spread too.
These mini calzones are easy to assemble (kids can help!), so it doesn't take long to make a whole wreath's worth --perfect for a party appetizer or holiday treat.
Made from mini sandwiches and trimmed with colorful vegetables, it can serve as a healthy alternative to the usual array of holiday sweets.
Christmas Package Cheese Snack
Holiday Cucumber Cups
Mini Bagel Wreaths
Frosty the Cheese Ball
Chile Con Queso
Chocolate Church Mice
Crunchy the Snowman
Tree-Trim Trail Mix
Holiday Pretzel Treats
Jelly Bean Christmas Trees
Sweet and Savory Spiced Nuts
Pine-Tree Fruit Kabobs
Cheese Ball Santa
Nutcracker Spiced Pecans
Popcorn Ball Ornaments
Roasted Red Pepper & Feta Dip
Pizza Pocket Wreath
Wrap 'n' Stack Sandwich Tree
You might also like