Christmas Appetizer Recipes

Appetizers for Christmas Parties and Dinners


These appetizers will have everyone at your Christmas party feeling jolly!



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Ho ho! Here are 15 of our best Christmas appetizer recipes from simple favorites to more elegant hors d’oeuvres. 

They’re perfect for a special Christmas dinner, Christmas party, or Christmas eve celebration! Take a look …

Appetizers for Christmas Party


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Individual Party Quiches

Beet and Herbed Goat Cheese Napoleon

Polpettini on Spoons (Meatballs)

Tuna Tartare

Pickled Pink Shrimp


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Ho, Ho, Ho Cocktail

Cheese Ball

Chocolate-Dipped Fruit

Italian Stuffed Mushrooms



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Ricotta and Smoked Salmon Bruschetta

Feta Cheese Appetizers

Cheese Stars

Braised Short Ribs With Horseradish Creme

Herbed Goat Cheese Tartlets

Get more Christmas party recipes! Plus, get delicious Christmas cookie recipes for kids to keep the youngsters at your Christmas party happy. And of course, check out our Christmas brunch recipes for the morning after. Read about our annual Almanac Christmas party!

See more Christmas and holiday recipes including dinner, side dishes, and dessert.

What’s your favorite dish on the Christmas dinner menu for your Christmas party? Let us know below!

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