The 13 Best Christmas Party Appetizers, Hands Down, No Contest
Cheese, cheese, and more cheese
You’ve got the cocktails covered. Now it’s time for appetizers, aka the real reason everyone loves a good Christmas party so much. Complement your festive fête with these 13 culinary showstoppers.
Spicy Cranberry Barbecue Meatballs
Sweet, salty and spicy: It’s the full package.
French Onion Cups
Your favorite cheesy soup, now in bite-size form.
Roasted Mixed Nuts
They’re nuts, so they’re healthy. Right?
Baked Brie with Figs, Pistachios and Orange
When it’s this good, don’t mess with a classic.
Roasted Herbed Veggie Chips
Sneak in a serving of veggies with these addicting crunchers.
Easy Skillet Mushroom and Gouda Fondue
We will eat cheese dip anywhere, anytime. Double up on the crostini.
If all veggies tasted like this, we’d actually eat vegetables.
Baked Mac-And-Cheese Bites
No offense to our beloved Kraft box, but this delectable bite takes our forever favorite to a whole new level.
Three-Ingredient Caramel Fondue
Fact: Guests love dipping stuff in other stuff. Good thing this creamy drizzle is versatile enough to pair with pretzels or sliced fruit.
Chocolate Peppermint Cups
Don’t mind us. We live here beneath the appetizer table now.
Margherita Pizza Dip with Burrata
Another glorious iteration of pizza.
Slow-Cooker Chex Mix
This easy-as-can-be recipe puts the pre-packaged snack to shame.
Mini Chicken and Waffles
Your brunch go-to just got shrunk down to the perfect party size.