Looking for some delicious and easy appetizers for the holiday entertaining season? These are ten of our favorite festive recipes.
The season for holiday entertaining is here! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite easy and festive appetizers that are perfect for this time of year. Whether you’re looking for a small nibble before a large meal or something more substantial to satisfy, we’ve got you covered. All these recipes can be prepped and made ahead of time, allowing you to enjoy your friends and family. Also, if you really want to make your guests feel loved, send them home with an extra jar of the fig jam or cranberry conserves!
If you can cut up some dried figs and add sugar, balsamic vinegar, water, and lemon juice then bring it all to a boil, you can make this delicious balsamic balsamic fig jam! That’s all there is to it! And check out the post (below) for a zillion ways to use it!
A delicious snack, cocktail nibble or salad topper, all in one easy recipe! But beware: these Sweet and Spicy Roasted Almonds are difficult to stop eating!
With 10 minutes of hands-on time, these super healthy, gluten-free Pine Nut Seeded Crackers are perfect for dips, snacking and alongside soups and salads!
An easy, super delicious appetizer that will bring wows! This make-ahead Roasted Red Pepper Goat Cheese Ball is party-perfect!
Keep a stash of these Cranberry Clementine Conserves handy for a super easy and absolutely delicious appetizer. It’s also fabulous for gift giving!
One of the most elegant (and easy!) appetizers you’ll ever have the pleasure of meeting. These delicious Italian-inspired crisps pair wonderfully with cocktails, and are fabulous on salads or as soup toppers.
Winter Market Bruschetta– A fabulous, fresh appetizer, perfect any time of year, but especially wonderful in the offseason, when warm, sunny skies and fresh produce seem like a distant memory.
An easy, make-ahead appetizer, perfect for topping a cracker, crostini or wedge of warm pita. Everyone goes crazy over these goat cheese truffles!
These pecans are super delicious and fabulous as a snack or cocktail nibble, on salads, or desserts … and they make a wonderful gift too!
And last, but not least, we ‘ve got some wonderful tips on make a fabulous cheese board. Whether you invite friends for appetizers, want to create an easy pre-dinner nibble or decide to make a meal out of one of these fabulous arrays of deliciousness, check this post, all about making a great cheese board.