Sometimes the multi-tasking of the holiday season—eating and mingling—can be tough to juggle. Fear not. These appetizers are perfect for grabbing in hand while you mix and a-mingle (in the jingling beat). Plus, they’re delicious. Here, 18 little morsels that pack some major flavor even before you get to main course.
Everything Bagel Cucumber Bites
All the goodness of the beloved bagel sandwich in one bite.
Apple Pie Bites
Meet the mini version of the ultimate seasonal dessert.
We challenge you to find a more adorable holiday app.
Mini Pumpkin Pie Pops
Can we bake all of our pies like this from now on?
Cranberry Pecan Mini Goat Cheese Balls
Whip these up ahead of time and pop them out of the fridge before serving.
Smoked Gouda and Apple Crostini with Honey Drizzle
Sweet, salty and crunchy (and only five-ingredients).
Cranberry Brie Bites
Crispy phyllo cups are the cutest vehicle for this crowd-favorite cheese.
Mini Hasselback Potatoes with Creamy Dill Dip
Basically fancy French fries.
Healthy Shrimp and Guacamole Bites
The best part: they’re actually not terrible for you.
Sweet Pepper Poppers
We’re guaranteed to love anything topped with melted pepper jack.
Baked Mashed Potato Bites
The secret? Boiling the mini spuds with some peeled garlic cloves.
Goat Cheese Stuffed Figs Wwth Pancetta
Make more than you think, trust us.
Sweet Potato Bites with Maple Cream Cheese
A match made in flavor heaven.
Moroccan Meatballs with Pomegranate Glaze
Makes an equally satisfying entrée.
Balsamic Beef Crostini with Herbed Cheese and Arugula
A small but mighty appetizer.
Chocolate Cranberry Mini Cakes
So delicious you’ll forget they’re vegan.
Introducing your new favorite way to use a muffin tin.
Chocolate Caramel Bites
Satisfy your sweet and salty cravings in one crunch.