Typical Christmas party appetizers range from traditional to fancy. This collection of Christmas appetizers combines easy, make-ahead dips and kabob recipes with splurge sensations like seafood and holiday breads.See Popular Christmas Appetizers Recipes
This pastry-wrapped soft cheese, topped with cranberries, apricots and almonds, is great for the holidays but it can also be served year-round.
The Christmas season means guests, and lots of them. The best way to feed a holiday crowd? Christmas appetizers.
Resembling ornaments to trim a tree, these cream cheese appetizers are rolled in red sweet pepper, green cilantro, and toasty brown pumpkin seeds to colorfully fill bowls and platters on buffet tables.
Shredded pork? Shrimp? Smoked chicken? You can top this versatile appetizer a variety of ways.
Keep the ingredients on hand so you can make these pastry pockets at the last minute. Better yet, make them ahead, freeze, and reheat for unexpected guests.
Oysters pop open in the oven as they roast, making it easier to remove the delicious meat. Chopped onion and tomato become the tasty garnish.
These quick-to-make crispy appetizer crackers, with dough made in a food processor, have caraway seeds. They're similar to rye bread--but with a crunch!
Jim German and his wife, Claire Johnston, make wonderfully simple snacks to accompany his cocktails. A favorite at their restaurant, Jimgermanbar, is this smoky Spanish sausage with garlic, cooked gently in red wine until it's plump and juicy.
Bright pink salmon and green arugula make these appetizer triangles perfect for Christmas gatherings.
These sugar-coated fried appetizers are served with a refreshing mango-pineapple sauce.
A tangy marinade, salty prosciutto, and fragrant basil work magic on a bounty of colorful vegetables. Use rosemary skewers for a presentation your guests will not soon forget.
Make these savory pancakes and serve as a side dish to grilled meats. Or set them out on a platter and serve as an appetizer.
You can use gyoza wrappers instead of making dumpling dough.
Get baking success every time with recipes like the following, from Fleischmann's Yeast.