I just love holiday parties! They are always full of cheer, coziness, festive decor and the most delicious appetizers! Whether you’re planning to throw a large holiday party this year, or a small cozy gathering, finger foods are always a hit! So I’ve put together a collection of 17 finger foods that are sure to please any Christmas or New Year’s crowd! Make sure you check out my finger food guide too!
Easy Holiday Party Finger Foods
Puff pastry is the best around the holidays! This wreath is filled with sweet cranberry sauce, oozy Brie cheese and pistachios. It is a fantastic addition to your holiday cheese board that just needs some hungry fingers!
These pecans are the easiest finger food you will serve your guests this holiday season!They are coated in brown sugar and cooled until glazed over and crunchy! Best of all, they can be set out for hours without needing to be heated to kept cold!
These phyllo shells are filled with a spiced cannoli cream filling that tastes just like gingerbread cookies. They are a fun Christmas dessert everyone will love!
These little biscuit cups are filled with everything you want out of a stuffing. Sausage, sweet cranberries, celery and onions stuffed inside a buttery biscuit cup. They are the perfect finger food to serve!
These pecan tassies are a holiday staple and is made with a few simple ingredients. They are also super fun to make with kids. Don’t be surprised when they disappear quickly!
These merry little Christmas deviled eggs are so cute, so festive and incredibly tasty! All you need are a few pink pepper corns and a few parsley leaves to make these jolly appetizers.
These cake balls are what my entire family waits for every year. They take time to make but are SO worth it, trust me. Super moist and decadent, they are perfectly bite sized and hands-down my favorite holiday dessert.
This holiday crostini appetizer is everything you want from out of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner in one neat beautiful bite! What could be better than giving your guests a taste of what’s to come?!
I love making these mushrooms during the holidays because of the green from the chives and kale and red from the craisins. They are one of my favorite vegetarian appetizers that are creamy and super decadent!
This dessert is also know as puppy chow. It is one of those desserts, or sweet snacks, that you can’t stop eating and also so popular around the holidays. They are made with just THREE ingredients and make the perfect gift!
Quick, easy, and totally delicious, these Mini Goat Cheese Balls make a tasty party appetizer for fancy yet fuss-free entertaining! Ready in 15 minutes, they are festive and so pretty!
If you want to wow your guests, this one is it. A deliciously fancy hors d’eourvre for your next dinner or cocktail party! This crostini is a fun take on the classic Filet Oscar dish made bite sized and totally finger food worth!
Caramel corn is very popular around the holidays! It is one of those sweet snacks that is great to give and receive! This recipe is made without corn syrup so it is healthier than those store-bought recipes!
Apple Cranberry Baked Brie is a delicious cheese appetizer loaded with brown sugar, maple syrup, pecans, and an apple cranberry compote. What could be more perfect for the holidays?
Sweet potato rounds with goat cheese are the perfect easy holiday party appetizer! This sweet potato goat cheese appetizer is beautiful and easy to make topped with creamy goat cheese, crunchy pecans, sweet dried cranberries and drizzled with honey.
Sausage balls are the perfect breakfast, brunch or holiday appetizer that is guaranteed to be a hit at your next party! I love serving them with mini toothpick skewers!
This festive pinecone cheese ball is a must for your holiday party! This food replica of a real pinecone, with scales and pine needles, will surely put you in a holiday spirit!
You see?? Delicious appetizers do not have to be hard! Choose something you know will be tasty and easy to make! Your guests will appreciate anything that you put time into making this busy holiday season!
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