Deck the halls with savory bites and treats, Fa La La La La La La La La. If you’re one that likes to entertain throughout the holidays, you’ll want to bookmark this list. Below you’ll find 15 Christmas party food idea that will top all previous years, we’re sure of it! These unique appetizers and sides will delight all your guests and have everyone scrambling for seconds and thirds.
1. Toasted Ravioli
Garnish & Glaze knows that everyone loves ravioli. And everyone loves them even more when they’re crispy, breaded, and ready to dip into some warm marinara. These bites are a great way to truly get the dinner part off on the right foot.
2. Christmas Pull Apart Bread with Marinara
Eclectic Everyday has this Christmas tree pull apart bread featured. Have a coupe of these at the table and watch your festive fusion of food and style be gobbled up by your guests in no time. And don’t forget the marinara accompaniment.
3. Sage and Gouda Vegan Cheeseball
Here’s a cheese ball with seasonal flair and extra delicious appeal. Covered in cranberries with a bit of sage and gouda at its center, check out Namely Marly for the recipe behind its creation. Don’t forget the water crackers!
4. Pomegranate Pistachio Crostini
There aren’t many green and red foods that go well together, but pistachio and cranberries are a pair that blend nicely. The savory sweetness is sure to be a hit. Grab the details behind Taste of Home.
5. Caprese Wreath
Over at Cafe Delites, you’ll find this easy appetizer. It will be a hit among your guests and the ingredients are minimal. It’s also beautifully festive once plated. You can even drizzle a bit of balsamic on top to finish it off.
6. Pomegranate Guacamole
Two Peas and Their Pod took guacamole and added a festive flair! A sprinkle of some pomegranates not only makes it look more seasonal but it tastes a bit more on holiday as well. Again, the savory and sweetness pairs so nicely.
7. Italian Potato Wedge Nachos
These are really great for Christmas gatherings. In fact, you’ll have fun putting these together as a group just as much as you’ll have fun eating them! Get the recipe after the jump!
8. Boozy Cherry Log
Good Housekeeping has a boozy cherry log that you may want to whip up for your pals as well. It’s really addictive though so make sure you have enough to go around. Both crackers and chips pair with it deliciously.
9. Christmas Tree Cheeseball
Check out Inspired by Charm to peek into the makings of this cheesy deliciousness. Who knew you could make cheese into a tree? And the flavors are so yummy!
10. Greek-Style Meatball Biteso
Christmastime calls for heartier, more indulgent bites and meatballs certainly fit the bill. Hop on over to Pillsbury and check out all of the details behind these little dishes. It’s also a more unique flavor profile for the season as well!
11. Antipasto Skewers
Not only will these be a hit of the dinner, but they’re so easy to put together. Even if you aren’t great in the kitchen, you can whip these up in no time and without any issues. Visit Baker by Nature to grab the list of ingredients.
12. Spinach Dip Breadsticks
There’s something extra indulgent about this one. This time is includes a favorited appetizer right inside each of the breadsticks. Spinach dip will ooze from every bite with this recipe from It’s Always Autumn.
13. Cranberry Meatballs
Jo Cooks has another meatball recipe that we have personal experience with. And trust me, they’re delicious as well. Serve these up with a Christmas cheese ball on the side as you finish preparing the main course. This is also a great dish to bring to potlucks!
14. Loaded Hummus
Who loves hummus? What’s Gabby Cooking? is serving up hummus but with a large elevation. All of those toppings will be fun to pick out and scrumptious to gobble up.
15. Bacon & Cheese Potato Croquettes
Simply Delicious finishes us out with these tantalizing bacon and cheese croquettes. Test your skills in the kitchen and then watch as your family and friends gobble these up on sight. You’ll want to serve them with classic ranch dip or a sour cream based chive creation.