12 Delicious Holiday Appetizers

These 12 delicious Holiday appetizers will put you in the festive spirit. From Christmas to New Years, I’ve got you covered with these yummy bites! 

Holiday Appetizers

Baked Brie in Puff Pastry

This Baked Brie in Puff Pastry with Red Currant is a perfect appetizer for the holidays and is made with just FOUR ingredients. Your guests can spread this warm baked cheese on crostini and enjoy.

Overhead shot of baked brie in puff pastry with red currant fruit spread.

Sausage Bites in White Wine with Creamy Mustard Dipping Sauce

These Sausage Bites are simmered in white wine & served with a creamy, spicy mustard dipping sauce. They’re a delicious crowd-pleasing party appetizer that cooks up quickly. Serve them on toothpicks to make an easy finger food.

Hand reaching for sausage bite on toothpick.

Bacon-Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Cherry Peppers

Bacon-Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Cherry Peppers are stuffed with a delicious combination of sharp cheddar cheese & goat cheese. They’re a perfect party appetizer because they can be assembled ahead of time and are always a crowd pleaser! Plus their gorgeous red color is so festive for Christmas.

Close up of stuffed cherry peppers wrapped with bacon ready to eat.

How to Create a Holiday Charcuterie Board

Learn how to create the perfect Holiday Charcuterie Board in just four simple steps. Assemble a beautiful and elegant spread with fresh fruits, cheeses and fresh herbs and prepare to wow your guests.

Filet Mignon Bites with Creamy Horseradish Sauce

Filet Mignon Bites with Creamy Horseradish Sauce are the perfect elegant holiday appetizer to serve at your next party. Tender bites of filet mignon are wrapped in bacon and served with a thick and tangy horseradish sauce. This is a truly decadent treat for your holiday guests.

filet mignon bites on platter with creamy horseradish

Baked Goat Cheese Appetizer

This baked goat cheese appetizer is super simple to throw together at the last minute. French goat cheese is baked in a marinara sauce until hot and bubbly – Perfect for spreading on crostini. The red marinara sauce and green basil just call out for the holidays.

Baked goat cheese in tomato sauce with crostini.

Lasagna Crostini

These Lasagna Crostini are a perfect make ahead party appetizer. The Italian meat sauce, creamy ricotta and melty mozzarella cheese are irresistible. It’s like lasagna without all the work.

These Lasagna Crostini are a perfect make ahead party appetizer. The Italian meat sauce, creamy ricotta and melty mozzarella cheese are irresistible. Pair them with Chianti for a delicious treat! | platingsandpairings.com

Pimento Cheese Arancini

These Pimento Cheese Arancini make a great party appetizer for the holidays. Creamy risotto & pimento cheese balls are fried until golden & delicious. A perfect finger food.

These Pimento Cheese Arancini make a great party appetizer. Creamy risotto & pimento cheese balls are fried until golden & delicious! | platingsandpairings.com

Prosciutto Wrapped Avocado Bites

Prosciutto Wrapped Avocado Bites are the perfect party appetizer. They’re an easy to make, no-bake finger food and come together in under 10 minutes with just a few ingredients.

Side view of Avocado bites wrapped in prosciutto on wood cutting board.

Short Rib Crostini with Cambozola Cheese and Cherry Jam

These Short Rib Crostini with Cambozola Cheese and Cherry Jam make a perfect holiday appetizer. Short ribs are cooked until tender and then served on crostini with creamy cambozola cheese.

These Short Rib Crostini with Cambozola Cheese and Cherry Jam make a perfect appetizer that's as suitable for elegant entertaining as it is for football tailgating | platingsandpairings.com

Prosciutto, Brie & Honey Crostini

These Prosciutto, Brie & Honey Crostini are the most delicious of appetizers! Plus, these bites are super easy to make. Top crostini with prosciutto, basil, brie cheese and then drizzle them with honey.

These crostini topped with prosciutto, brie & basil make the perfect party appetizer that pairs with a variety of wines | platingsandpairings.com

Dates Wrapped in Bacon with Marcona Almonds

Everyone loves these yummy bites! Stuff dates with marcona almonds and wrap them in bacon, then bake until the bacon is crisp and the dates are warm and delicious.

Bacon Wrapped Dates with Marcona Almonds - A Perfect Party Appetizer | platingsandpairings.com

3 comments

  1. Rachel

    These all look amazing and are so creative. I just pinned about 5 of them! Thanks!!

    Reply

    1. Erin

      Thanks Rachel – Happy Holidays!

      Reply

  2. Megan

    Those sausage bites look amazing.

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.