100 Festive Christmas Appetizers

Treat your friends and family with some delicious appetizers this Christmas before starting off the main course. A good appetizer will contribute to a scrumptious meal after.

In this article, we have up to 100 festive Christmas recipes for some good-looking and tasty appetizers. The choices are diverse, ranging from crunchy cheese balls to guacamole christmas trees. These recipes try to incorporate some christmas color – green, red, and white – along with ingredients available around Christmas-time. The result is a large selection of beautiful and delicious appetizers for your Christmas dinner. Appetizers can really make a meal special, and putting some extra effort into celebrating the holidays in the presentation of your dish will leave your guests amazed.

100 Festive Christmas Appetizers

Christmas Vegetable & Egg Appetizers

Santa Veggie Tray from Totally the Bomb

Olive Appetizer Tree from First for Women

Holiday Antipasto Wreath from Tabler Party of Two

Cheese, Cracker & Sausage Christmas Tree from Honey and Lime

Christmas Tree Veggie Tray

Christmas Ornament Veggie Platter (source unknown)

Christmas Tree Veggie Tray from The Country Cook

Christmas Tree Veggie Tray from Mom Endeavors

Christmas Veggie Wreath from The Country Cook

Vegetable Tray Snowman from Eating Richly

Christmas Wreath Appetizer from Key Ingredient

Chip Guacamole Bites from My Gluten Free Kitchen

Olive Penguins from Persnickety Plates

Cherry Tomatoes Filled with Pesto and Cheese from DIY Enthusiasts

Christmas Tree Cracker Tray from Free Fun Christmas

Inside-Out Veggie Dip from Taste of Home

Egg Snowman from Roxy’s Kitchen

Christmas Deviled Egg from Mom Dot

Christmas Cheese & Meat Appetizers

Snowman Cheeseball from The Whoot

Ranch Snowman Cheeseball from Baking Beauty

Christmas Tree and Snowman Cheese Ball from Freebie Finding Mom

Holiday Cheese Wreath from The Five Heart Home

Mini Cheese Ball Bites from Tastes Better from Scratch

Pine Cone Cheese Ball with Almonds from Living Locurto

Antipasto Cheeseball Christmas Tree from Cafe Delites

Christmas Cheese Tree from The Girl Who Ate Everything

Ham and Cheese Christmas Crackers from Eats Amazing

Caprese Christmas Wreath from Cafe Delites

Bacon Cheese Wreath from Taste of Home

Parmesan Cheddar Basil Bites from Love Life Liz

Christmas Tree Cheese Pops from Little Food Junction

Candy Cane Cheese Spread from McCormick

Christmas Wreath Appetizer from Genius Kitchen

Cheese Ball Christmas Ornaments from DIY Enthusiasts

Cheese Reindeers from Cute for Kids

Christmas Santa Cheese Crackers from Free Fun Christmas

Turkey Cranberry Toppers from Tidy Mom

Cheese and Meat Christmas Tree from Family Fresh Meals

Oh Christmas Tree Cheese Board from Stone Gable

Pita Tree Appetizers from Betty Crocker

Christmas Cookie Cutter Mini Pizzas from DIY Enthusiasts

Mini Sausage Wreaths from Free Fun Christmas

Christmas Stocking Hotdogs from The Peach Kitchen

Cream Cheese Penguins from Allrecipes

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus from Eat Drink Paleo

Spicy Cranberry BBQ Meatballs from Yellow Bliss Road

100 Festive Christmas Appetizers

Sandwich & Bread Christmas Appetizers

Cranberry and Feta Pinwheels from The Girl Who Ate Everything

Southwestern Pinwheel Christmas Tree from TiramiSusie’s

Christmas Tree Roll-Ups from Betty Crocker

Christmas Tree Pull-Apart Pizza Bites from Ready Set Eat

Christmas Tree Spinach Dip Breadsticks from It’s Always Autumn

Christmas Tree Pizza from A Couple Cooks

Christmas Tree Pull Apart from Eclectic Recipes

Spinach Dip Stuffed Crescent Roll Christmas Tree from Real Housemoms

Cranberry and Walnut Pinwheels from Diethood

Snowman Pizza from Delia Creates

Pomegranate and Cranberry Bruschetta from Tabler Party of Two

Christmas Star Sandwiches from In the Playroom

Roasted Cranberry and Goat Cheese Flatbreads from Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Cranberry Turkey Pinwheels from Noshing with the Nolands

Cinnamon Bread Wreath from Luluto

Cranberry Goat Cheese Crescent Wreath from Honey and Birch

Snack Christmas Appetizers

Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Wreath from Taste of Home

Christmas Crack Pretzels from The Gunny Sack

Candied Pecans from Gimme Some Oven

Christmas Crack from I Heart Naptime

Santa Crunch Popcorn from Two Sisters Crafting

Christmas Chex Mix from Princess Pinky Girl

Santa’s Reindeer Chow from The Baking Chocolatess

Grinch Popcorn from Two Sisters Crafting

Fruit Christmas Appetizers

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Christmas Tree from Home Stories A to Z

Christmas Tree Fruit Platter from The First Year

Grinch Fruit Kabobs from Momables

Strawberry Cheesecake Santas from Raining Hot Coupons

Fruit Pizza Christmas Wreath from Nest of Posies

Sparkling Cranberries from Kleinworth Co

Sparkling Cranberry Brie Bites from Yummy Mummy Kitchen

Cranberry and Pomegranate Bruschetta from Cafe Supra Farine

Cranberry Brie Bites from Kitchen Sanctuary

Cranberry Pecan Brie Bites from Mom On Timeout

Baked Goat Cheese & Cranberry Appetizer from Honey and Birch

Christmas Tree Cream Cheese Danish from Walking on Sunshine

Pomegranate, White Cheddar and Almond Cheeseball from How Sweet Eats

Christmas Dip Appetizers

Very Merry Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip from Gimme Some Oven

2 Minute Peppermint Fluff Dip from The Pinning Mama

Christmas Cookie Dough Dip from Dinner at the Zoo

Cranberry Jalapeño Dip from Sparrows and Lily

Frosted Sugar Cookie Dip from Homemade Hooplah

White Cheddar and Cranberry Dip  from Little Broken

Christmas Queso from Delish

Easy Fiesta Christmas Tree from Betty Crocker

Pomegranate Guacamole from Just A Taste

Red Velvet Cake Batter Dip from Delish

Cherry Cheesecake Dip from Shugary Sweets

100 Festive Christmas Appetizers

What follows is a large selection of different appetizers, some well-known, others not-so. Take some time to look through, and choose what is best for your taste and your wallet. There is something for everyone on this list. Remember, if there is anytime to really cook a special meal, it’s at Christmas-time. So get up, get to the market, and put the work into making this season truly special for your family.

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  1. Fitoru mct says

    This is so great! I love all the recipes you shared. They all look beautiful and very creative. The designs are perfect for the holidays.

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