30 Holiday Finger Foods to Nosh on All Through December
Whether you’re throwing a virtual tacky-sweater party, hosting a white elephant zoom or watching Love Actually with your friends, there’s one thing that no holiday party can do without: snacks. The cheesy, the gooey and the chocolaty all belong on your holiday party spread. Without further ado, 30 of our absolute favorite holiday finger foods to nosh on all through December.
1. Double Cheese Bacon Rolls
Prediction: These delectable rolls will be gone ten seconds after you set them out.
3. Mini Nachos
This well designed app lets you enjoy all that cheesy goodness in every bite.
4. Baked Mac-and-Cheese Bites
And what’s better than mac and cheese? These mini baked mac-and-cheese bites are crispy on top yet nice and chewy on the inside.
5. Apple-Cider Doughnut Holes
Apple cider adds a seasonal touch—and also happens to make the mini doughnuts perfectly moist.
6. Saucy Asian Meatballs
An oldie but a goodie. Who doesn’t love a meatball amped up with umami?
7. Mini Lasagnas
Combine two unexpected cuisines into one super-addicting bite.
8. Paleo Almond Butter Stuffed Soft Pretzel Bites
Soft pretzels are our weakness and these ones are perfect for your paleo guests
9. Baked Gorgonzola Bites
All you need is five ingredients for this amazing, pull-apart crowd pleaser.
10. One-Bite Shrimp Tacos
Presenting the very best finger food: Teeny, tiny tacos that you can pop into your mouth. We dare you to find something better.
11. Cheesy Pretzel Dogs
Have you ever seen anything more beautiful? (No. The answer is no.)
12. French Onion Cups
You love French onion soup. Now imagine this classic baked into bite-size bowls of puff pastry.
13. Mini Yogurt Cheesecakes
These lightened-up bites are the perfect way to indulge without going overboard.
14. Churro Bites with Chocolate Sauce
Best of all, these treats are actually pretty easy to make at home.
15. Baked Quinoa Chicken Nuggets
These baked quinoa chicken nuggets are crispy, moist, ready in 30 minutes and are way tastier than the frozen kind.
16. Mozzarella Bites
Never trust a person who doesn’t like mozzarella sticks. (It’s fried cheese, people. What’s not to love?)
17. Brie-Stuffed Pretzel Bites
We should warn you, though: These Brie-stuffed pretzel bites won’t last long.
18. Mini Deep Dish Pizzas
Cute, compact and better than regular sized pizza!
19. Crispy Parmesan Brussels Sprout Bites
Dish them up with tangy dipping sauce and cute toothpicks and then watch them disappear like magic.
20. Mini Tortillas
Warm, fresh homemade tortillas kick the store-bought kind to the curb. And guess what? They’re incredibly easy to make.
21. Mini Chocolate Snowball Cakes
Confession: Sometimes we get a little nostalgic for a classic Hostess snack cake, specifically of the Sno Ball variety.
22. Strawberry, Cardamom and Pistachio Pavlova Bites
These light-as-air strawberry, cardamom and pistachio pavlova bites are bound to be a crowd pleaser.
23. 15-Minute Buffalo Chicken Sliders
Oh, hi, 15-minute buffalo chicken sliders. (No one needs to know it’s rotisserie chicken and store-bought buffalo sauce.)
24. Carrot Pigs in a Blanket
A vegetarian version of the beloved finger food that blew our mind: carrot pigs in a blanket.
25. Loaded Baked Potato ‘Chips’
We love potatoes in all forms. Add to that list this recipe for loaded baked potato “chips.”
26. Pimento Cheese Stuffed Shishito Peppers
A classed-up version of jalapeño poppers. Finger food at its finest.
27. Mini Citrus Monkey Bread
It’s definitely OK to devour two (er, five) in rapid succession.
28. Itty-Bitty Sandwich Cookies
The most adorable, bite-sized finger foos we’ve ever seen.
29. Sweet Potato Crostini
This finger food is super versatile, looks sophisticated and is incredibly simple to make.
30. Caramel Pecan Pies with Cinnamon Roll Crust
Want a dessert that looks impressive but is ready in under an hour? These mini caramel pecan pies with cinnamon roll pie crust will do the trick.