18 Small Bites to Serve at Holiday Parties

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.

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Turnip The Oven

Everything Bagel Cucumber Bites

All the goodness of the beloved bagel sandwich in one bite.

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The Blond Cook

Apple Pie Bites

Meet the mini version of the ultimate seasonal dessert.

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The Sweet Escape

Mozzarella Snowmen

We challenge you to find a more adorable holiday app.

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One Little Project

Mini Pumpkin Pie Pops

Can we bake all of our pies like this from now on?

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Mom On Timeout

Cranberry Pecan Mini Goat Cheese Balls

Whip these up ahead of time and pop them out of the fridge before serving. 

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Joyful Healthy Eats

Smoked Gouda and Apple Crostini with Honey Drizzle

Sweet, salty and crunchy (and only five-ingredients).

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Fake Ginger

Cranberry Brie Bites

Crispy phyllo cups are the cutest vehicle for this crowd-favorite cheese.

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Bowl of Delicious

Mini Hasselback Potatoes with Creamy Dill Dip

Basically fancy French fries.   

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Gimme Delicious Food

Healthy Shrimp and Guacamole Bites

The best part: they’re actually not terrible for you.

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Julie’s Eats & Treats

Sweet Pepper Poppers

We’re guaranteed to love anything topped with melted pepper jack.

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Cookin Canuck

Baked Mashed Potato Bites

The secret? Boiling the mini spuds with some peeled garlic cloves.

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Snixy Kitchen

Goat Cheese Stuffed Figs Wwth Pancetta

Make more than you think, trust us.

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Cook with Manali

Sweet Potato Bites with Maple Cream Cheese

A match made in flavor heaven.

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Feasting At Home

Moroccan Meatballs with Pomegranate Glaze

Makes an equally satisfying entrée. 

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Old House To New Home

Balsamic Beef Crostini with Herbed Cheese and Arugula

A small but mighty appetizer.

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Nirvana Cakery

Chocolate Cranberry Mini Cakes

So delicious you’ll forget they’re vegan.

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Mini Lasagnas

Introducing your new favorite way to use a muffin tin.

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Crunchy Creamy Sweet

Chocolate Caramel Bites

Satisfy your sweet and salty cravings in one crunch.

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