The best part about the Christmas and holiday season is all the opportunities for party food!
Whether it’s Christmas day grazing over a cocktail or a full-blown Christmas party, these 13 options are guaranteed to impress. They’re also simple and most can be prepared ahead of time.
Festive Butter Board
A butter board is SUCH a fun idea for a cheap, creative alternative to a cheese or charcuterie board for entertaining. It’s as simple as smoothing butter onto a board, and then adding whatever gorgeous toppings take your fancy.
Garlic, fig chutney, prosciutto, chilli oil and fresh herbs make a seriously festive board I think you’ll love.
Sausage Roll Wreath with Cranberries & Pecans
This gorgeous Christmas sausage roll wreath is such a showstopping appetizer for the holiday season.
It’s easy, takes only 10 minutes to prep and is stuffed with festive cranberries and pecans.
Oven Baked Halloumi Bites
These addictive oven-baked halloumi bites are halloumi fries taken to a whole other level.
The crunchy spiced crust, soft salty centre and sweet honey drizzle make these the ultimate flavour-packed snack for entertaining.
Stuffing Balls with Cranberries & Pecans
These juicy stuffing balls are the perfect little bite.
They’re loaded with dried cranberries and pecans for a fun, festive twist, super easy to prep ahead of time (up to 3 days!) then just throw them in the oven when you’re ready to serve.
Mozzarella Stuffed Risotto Balls (Arancini)
These mozzarella-stuffed arancini are worth making risotto for.
Just form into balls, coat in breadcrumbs and fry until gorgeously golden and crispy. They’re the ultimate party snack (who doesn’t love a gooey, cheesy centre?!)
Cheesy Pull Apart Christmas Tree Dough Balls
These super soft pull-apart Christmas tree dough balls are stuffed with a cheesy, cranberry filling for the ultimate festive appetizer idea.
They’re brushed with delicious garlic butter as they come out of the oven, making them the perfect fun snack to feed a crowd over the holiday season.
Crispy Baked Halloumi Fries
These super crispy halloumi fries are baked for a quick, mess-free, egg-free result.
No deep-frying, no sticky coating and you’ll have gorgeously gooey fries in just 25 minutes. Serve with a creamy tahini dipping sauce for a Middle Eastern-inspired party snack.
Lamb Koftas with Tahini Yogurt Sauce
These super JUICY lamb koftas are delicious little party nibbles and are great hot or at room temperature, making them easy to prep ahead.
Served with a zingy tahini sauce and cooked quickly in one skillet, they make an easy and delicious party bite you’ll going to love.
Honey Harissa Baked Camembert
Baked camembert always looks so impressive, but it’s so easy and quick to make.
This version is made extra special with the addition of honey, harissa and juicy pomegranate seeds for the best sweet, spicy, super oozy delight.
Brie, Cranberry and Prosciutto Filo Bites
These little brie, cranberry and prosciutto filo bites are the perfect festive party snack.
They’re easy, take just 30 minutes, can be prepped in advance and are always super popular.
Crispy Loaded Potato Wedges
These loaded potato wedges are the ULTIMATE party snack.
Super crispy wedges are topped with a spicy, cheesy sauce and lots of fresh Asian-style toppings for a flavour-packed bite every time.
Sticky Pulled Pork Sliders
Pulled pork sliders are always popular at parties. Juicy, sticky, super tender pulled pork is piled onto soft buns and paired with a crunchy slaw, creamy aioli and sweet chilli jam.
They’re easy, great for a crowd and perfect for prepping ahead of time.