Holiday Appetizers

Holiday Appetizers Recipes – First things first… Let’s talk about holiday appetizers! These small amuse-bouches and cocktail bites set the tone for your Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. That is why it must be perfect! This means varied, tasty, unique, delicious, and well-presented… Still easy to say, but when you are lost in the oceans of possibilities, it is often difficult to make an appropriate and bold statement with the appetizer foods you plan to offer to your guests while having a sublime presentation! In order to help you, we gathered a selection of our best Holiday appetizer recipes which will allow you to amaze your guest’s taste buds and introduce the starters that follow! Salmon Bruschetta, verrines, toasts, and other appetizers offered here are perfect to open the show! Now it’s your turn!

Holiday Appetizer : The perfect Appetizer Recipes for Holiday & Christmas

1. Shrimp and Chorizo Appetizers with Roasted Pepper Soup

Shrimp and Chorizo Appetizers with Roasted Pepper Soup

Perfect as a Holiday party appetizer, your guests won’t be able to stop at
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2. Bacon Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Bacon Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

A perfect addition to your snack table for a festive dinner!
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3. Ham Cheese & Spinach Puffs

Ham Cheese & Spinach Puffs

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4. Baked Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Baked Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Trust us, they will disappear from the buffet table before you can say "Come on in."
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5. Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Overflowing with flavors and textures!
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6. Parmesan Puff Stars

Parmesan Puff Stars

A super easy appetizer for a holiday party.
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7. Cheddar Corn Dog Mini Muffins

Cheddar Corn Dog Mini Muffins

Super cute and adorable - A great brunch snack or the perfect appetizer for the big Christmas dinner coming up!
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8. Last-Minute Appetizer: Goat Cheese Grape Balls

Last-Minute Appetizer: Goat Cheese Grape Balls

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9. Succulent Shrimp Tapas with Mango Shooters

Succulent Shrimp Tapas with Mango Shooters

The perfect end-of-the-year party favorite.
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10. Baked Garlic Parmesan Puffs

Baked Garlic Parmesan Puffs

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11. Radishes with Chive Butter

Radishes with Chive Butter

A quick appetizer recipe that works for every party.
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12. Pepperoni Basil Tomato Puffs

Pepperoni Basil Tomato Puffs

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13. Smoked Salmon Puff Pastry Bites

Smoked Salmon Puff Pastry Bites

Great with some bubbly!
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14. Mini Zucchini Pizzas

Mini Zucchini Pizzas

Cheesy comfort without any of the guilt!
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15. Beet Hummus Chickpea Dip

Beet Hummus Chickpea Dip

The perfect partner for a crunchy vegetables platter.
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16. Strawberries Guacamole Bites

Strawberries Guacamole Bites

Need a last minute appetizer for your NYE party?
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17. Cherry Tomato and Prosciutto Toasts

Cherry Tomato and Prosciutto Toasts

A quick and easy holiday appetizer to please your guests at any spring or summer event.
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18. Garlic and Parsley Marinated Mushrooms

Garlic and Parsley Marinated Mushrooms

You’ve been warned: These mushrooms are ultra addictive.
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19. Creamy Red Lentil Dip

Creamy Red Lentil Dip

A thick and spicy appetizer everyone will love.
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20. Spicy Deviled Eggs

Spicy Deviled Eggs

A classic, bite-size hors d'oeuvre for an elegant Holiday buffet.
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21. Shrimp Cocktail Lettuce Wraps

Shrimp Cocktail Lettuce Wraps

These bite-size wraps are just perfect for a party finger food.
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22. Roasted Butternut Squash Hummus

Roasted Butternut Squash Hummus

Try this great option that's perfect for a fall party or a quick meal on the go.
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23. Bacon Puff Pinwheels

Bacon Puff Pinwheels

They are sure to be a hit at your next Christmas party.
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24. Marinated Smoked Salmon with Herbs & Carrot

Marinated Smoked Salmon with Herbs & Carrot

A healthy holiday appetizer that will wow your guests for the holidays.
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25. Mini Salad Cakes

Mini Salad Cakes

Take vegetables out of the salad bowl!
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26. Tzatziki Shrimp Chips Bites

Tzatziki Shrimp Chips Bites

Meet your new favorite holiday appetizer.
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Spicy Shrimp Tapas with Mango

For 4 persons: 16 live shrimps, 1 mango, 1 large clove of garlic, 1 tbsp Sichuan pepper (or red pepper), 1 tbsp of fennel seeds, 1 piece of fresh ginger (3/4 inch – 2 cm) peeled, 2 tbsp of olive oil, 1 pinch of salt, Zest of 1 lime

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Goat Cheese Amuse bouches

1 fresh goat cheese, Olive oil, 1 bunch of fresh chives.
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Beet and Goat Cheese Dip

A raw beetroot, 1/2  lb (200g) fresh goat cheese, 1 pinch of cumin, A clove of garlic, Olive oil, Fresh coriander, Sesame seeds, Pepper.
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Guacamole Toasts with Shrimps

For about twenty toasts: a dozen shrimps, 2 avocados, A white onion, coriander, Sesame seeds, Cumin, paprika, Cayenne pepper, Olive oil, Salt and pepper.
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Cucumber And Goat Cheese Roll

For 12 bites: 1 cucumber (preferably organic, because we’ll keep a bit of skin), 4 thick slices of goat cheese (sold as a small log), 6 pigeon heart tomatoes (elongated cherry tomatoes), 1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 large tablespoons chopped chives, 1 clove garlic (or 2), Salt and pepper, Bamboo sticks, or toothpicks.
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Sea scallops and parsnip appetizer spoons

For 4 people: 12 sea scallops, A beautiful parsnip, 2 teaspoons of cream, 1 teaspoon of truffle flavored oil, Salt and pepper, Olive oil.
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Gravlax Marinated Salmon with blinis

1/2 cup (15 cl) of sunflower oil, 2 tablespoons of sherry vinegar, 1 tablespoons of honey, 1 tablespoon sweet mustard (type Savora), 4 tablespoons of chopped dill, Salt and pepper.
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Apples and Pumpkin Cream Verriness

For 8 verrines: ½ pumpkin, 2 apples, 3/4 cup (15 cl) of light cream, 8 salted and smoked almonds, Butter, salt, pepper.
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bruschetta recipe for christmas


Preparation time: 20 minutes — For 4 people: 8 slices of tartine bread, 1 Fresh goat cheese, 1 tablespoon of thick Cream, 10 cl Of olive oil, 1 pinch of dried Espelette pepper, 2 Tomatoes, 6 Radishes, 1 stalk of celery, 1 / 2 yellow pepper, 1 / 2 red pepper, 2 onions (optional), Fresh thyme, 2 pinches of salt. 
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yakitori beef skewers for christmas eve dinner

Beef Yakitori with swiss cheese

Allow 4-5 per person: 1/2lb (200g) of swiss cheese, 20 thin slices of beef carpaccio (… whatever marinades available), 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 tablespoon rice vinegar, 4 tablespoons soy sauce.
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Goat Cheese and Almond Amuse-Bouches

1 fresh goat cheese, Almond powder (or ground almonds), Honey, Slivered almonds.
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