One thing I can survive on during the holidays is appetizers. You know, those delicious little side dishes and finger foods that often involve cheese. Yes, I love most of them.
I’ve rounded up some really cute ideas that are pretty easy to make. So, if you’re in need of some tasty, fun food to feed family and friends this holiday season, try some of these.
A fun and tasty appetizer with many cheesy bits.
Baked brie with a molten center paired with cranberries and pecans for a delicious taste. Serve with crusty bread and crackers.
III. Holiday Meatballs
This recipe screams the holidays with lean ground beef meatballs with cranberries in the sauce. Make it a day of head and just place it in a slow cooker several hours before the party for a hot delight.
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This easy baked coconut shrimp is crispy, crunchy, sweet-and-savory, and absolutely addictive.
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This easy holiday fruit appetizer you’ve probably seen around the internet for years. Fresh strawberries, seedless grapes, a banana, and little marshmallows make an adorable fruit treat when arranged with a toothpick. Serve with a bowl of chocolate sauce.
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These Tortilla Roll-Ups are the perfect Christmas appetizer recipe. Stacked into a tree shape and served with salsa, they are an easy-to-make, crowd-pleasing snack.
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Crostini Appetizers with Goat Cheese and Pomegranates are perfect for holiday entertaining from Thanksgiving through the New Year.
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These tasty, cheesy pizza bites are a great appetizer at a party. Low carb, this is a great little bite of happiness and it’s gluten-free.
VIII. Cream Cheese Penguins Appetizers
Cream cheese and black olive penguins will liven up all your winter celebrations. They’re fairly simple to make using 3 ingredients: black olives in 2 sizes, cream cheese, and a sliced carrot. No cooking required and you can make it ahead of time.
Are you looking for a delicious, festive, make-ahead and easy appetizer to serve at a Christmas or holiday party? Look no further than Grits & Pinecone’s Spinach & Goat Cheese Tartlets.
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If your family and friends have to have chips, sneak in some healthy guacamole. A bowl of deceptively nutritious guacamole that no one can resist. This spicy dish is usually used as an appetizer in a bowl with tortilla chips, but it can be served in small cups or pastry cups.
This appetizer’s exquisite combination of dates, cheese, and bacon is fit for a 5 star restaurant’s menu. This dish is tasty and impressive on the appetizer table.
XIII. Savory Pumpkin Hummus
Hummus is my go-to when it comes to easy appetizers. Make a bowl of your favorite flavor and add vegetables sticks, whole-wheat crackers, and chips. For autumn through the holidays, it’s hard to beat savory pumpkin hummus.
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Roasted Cranberry Flatbreads with Goat Cheese are an easy and unexpected holiday appetizer. These easy savory, sweet and tart pizzas are made with cranberries, thyme, shallot and fresh goat cheese.
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I am wishing you a healthy, happy, and tasty holiday!
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