13 Christmas & Holiday Appetizer Recipes

Good food always makes the party better.  Start your festivities off right with delicious Christmas appetizers that will bring delight to your party.

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1.Antipasto Cheese Ball Christmas Tree

Antipasto Cheese Ball Christmas Tree is a showstopper! Move over antipasto platters…this Christmas tree is even better!

From: Cafe Delites

2. Cranberry Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnut

These Cranberry Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts are an essential Christmas appetizer recipe!

From: Inspired by Charm

3. Christmas Deviled Eggs

Add a festive touch to your holiday appetizer or side dish lineup with this quick and easy recipe for creamy Christmas Deviled Eggs, no food coloring needed!

From: Just a Taste

4. Cranberry Salsa Cream Cheese Spread

Cranberry Salsa Cream Cheese Spread Recipe – This quick and easy appetizer recipe made with a delicious fresh cranberry salsa over cream cheese and then is served with crackers, fruit, or chips. Makes a great make-ahead recipe for the holidays!

From: add a pinch

5. Rosemary Wreath with Olives & Cheese


6. Pinecone Cheese Ball Appetizer

Pine Cone Cheese Ball Appetizer with Almonds. Fun and Easy Christmas Party Appetizer for the holiday season. Delicious fresh dill cheese ball recipe by LivingLocurto.com

Toasted almonds adds richness to the flavor of this cheese ball making for an amazing savory treat! Make your pine cone cheese ball the day before and keep chilled in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve. I hope you enjoy this delicious and fun party appetizer.

From: Living Locurto

7. Cranberry & Brie Bites

Cranberry Brie bites – a simple appetizer or party snack. These Cranberry and Brie Bites always gets polished off in minutes! Super easy to make, Five ingredients in the oven and ready in 21 minutes! – that’s my kind of recipe.

From: Kitchen Sanctuary

8. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Christmas Tree

Christmas desserts don’t have to be complicated! Impress your guests at your next Christmas party with this easy to make Chocolate Covered Strawberry Christmas Tree.

From: home stories

9. Sparkling Cranberry Bites

Sparkling Cranberry Brie Bites are very easy to make and incredibly impressive looking – and tasting. This sugared cranberry appetizer has long been one of my most popular recipes.

From: Yummy Mummy Kitchen

10. Cranberry Pecan Mini Goat Cheese Balls

Cranberry Pecan Mini Goat Cheese Balls! Holiday entertaining has never been easier or more delicious! So easy to make and gorgeous too! Perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s! (Can be made in advance!)

From: Mom on Time Out

11. Cranberry Jalapeno Dip

If I’m honest, I didn’t expect to love it as much as I did. I don’t even like cranberries! But please believe me when I tell you that when my sweet friend made it for us, I ate more than half of the entire plate.

From: sparrows & Lily

12. Spinach Dip Stuffed Crescent Roll Christmas Tree

This festive, party-perfect, pull-apart Spinach Dip Stuffed Crescent Roll Christmas Tree is a fun way to serve up your favorite cheesy spinach dip around the holidays!

From: Real Housemoms

13. Caprese Salad Christmas Wreath

Caprese Christmas Wreath is a festive and healthy appetizer for your Christmas table!

From: Cafe Delites