32 Easy Party Appetizers for the Holidays

Any one of these 32 Easy Party Appetizers will make your party stand out from the rest – from garlic herb shrimp to cheesy dips and savory puff pastry bites! There’s something here for every celebration.

A Collage of Six Easy Appetizers for Celebrations

Easy Holiday Party Appetizers

I don’t know about you, but I always need a little help with which appetizers to make for the holidays! I want to be creative! Take classics and put a twist on them.

With Christmas this week and New Years Eve parties coming next week I thought I would help ya out!

Coming at your face in t-minus 3 seconds are 32 easy party appetizers that you want … no… NEED to try!

Roasted Garlic Herb Shrimp with Homemade Horseradish | Joyful Healthy Eats

A Tin of Garlic Herb Roasted Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce in a White Dish

Creamy Baked Goat Cheese Dip | Joyful Healthy Eats

Creamy Baked Goat Cheese Dip in a White Crock Topped with Cherry Tomatoes

Cheddar Bacon Potato Bites | Cooking with Jax

Cheddar Bacon Potato Bites on a Plate with Sour Cream

Tomato Pesto Tarts with Proscuitto | Kitchen Treaty

Five Tomato Pesto Tarts on a Plate on Top of a Red Doiley

Spinach & Goat Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

A Plate of Five Spinach & Goat Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Baked Brie with Roasted Fig Honey Walnut Topping

Baked Brie with Roasted Fig Honey Walnut Topping on a Wooden Surface

Hot Pepperoni Muffuletta Dip | Renee’s Kitchen Adventure

Hot Pepperoni Muffuletta Dip in a Red Crock with Slices of Bread on the Side

Shrimp & Corn Salsa Shooters | It’s Yummi

A Shrimp and Corn Salsa Shooter with a Red and White Striped Background

Candied Nut Cranberry Apple Snack Mix | Whole & Heavenly Oven

A Bowl of Candied Nut Cranberry Apple Snack Mix

Mushroom Puff Pastry | The Law Students Life

Cheesy Mushroom Puff Pastry Bites on a Piece of Parchment Paper

French Quarter Cheese Spread | Very Culinary

A French Cheese Spread with Crackers on a White Plate

Spanakoptia Puffs | An Edible Mosaic

A Spanakopita Puff on a Square Plate Next to a Glass of Wine

Grilled Polenta with Fresh Mozzarella & Balsamic Tomatoes | Two Healthy Kitchens

Three Tomato Palentas Assembled on a Gray Napkin

Creamy Kale Spinach Artichoke Dip | Joyful Healthy Eats

A Crock of Creamy Kale Spinach Artichoke Dip with Slices of Italian Bread

Baked Brie & Caramelized Onion Cups | Lemons for Lulu

Four Baked Brie Caramelized Onion Cups in a Pie Tin

Scallop & Pesto Purses | Karens Kitchen Stories

Five Scallop and Pesto Purses on a White Plate

Sweet Vidalia Onion Dip | The View from Great Island

A Big Bowl of Onion Dip Next to a Basket of Toasted Bread

Proscuitto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates | Jeanettes Healthy Living

Prosciutto Wrapped Dates on a Fancy Plate Topped with Balsamic Vinegar

Roasted Mushroom Crostini | Little Ferraro Kitchen

Three Roasted Mushroom Crostinis on a Paper Towel

Sweet & Sour Bacon Wrapped Pineapple | Food Faith Fitness

Sweet and Sower Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Pops on a Piece of Parchment Paper

Fresh Tomato Bruschetta with Balsamic Reduction | Joyful Healthy Eats

Fresh Tomato Bruschetta on a Silver Serving Tray

Black Bean, Pomegranate, & Avocado Salsa | Two Peas & Their Pod

A Bowl of Black Bean Pomegranate Avocado Salsa

Blackberry Brie Bites | Inside Brucrew Life

Three Blackberry Brie Bites on a Square Plate

Bacon Wrapped Barbecue Potato Wedges | The Messy Baker

A Helping of Bacon Wrapped Barbecue Potato Wedges on a Cutting Board

Fried Rosemary Mozzarella Balls | The View from Great Island

A Bowl of Fried Rosemary Mozarella Balls with a Sprig of Rosemary

White Cheddar Caramelized Onion Dip | Krafted Koch

White Cheddar Caramelized Onion Dip in a Black Bowl with White Flowers

Slow Cooker Mango Meatballs | Baked by Rachel

Three Slow Cooker Mango Meatballs on a Plate

Artichoke Stuffed Mushrooms | Jen’s Favorite Cookies

Eight Artichoke Stuffed Mushrooms on a Plate on Top of a Burgundy Napkin

Vegan Queso Dip | Namely Marly

A Bowl of Vegan Queso Beside Tortilla Chips for Dipping

Mozzarella Stuffed Italian Meatballs | Spoonful of Flavor

Mozzarella Stuffed Italian Meatballs Next to a Container of Tomato Sauce

Bacon Chicken Ranch Loaded Potato Skins | Will Cook for Smiles

Five Chicken Bacon Ranch Loaded Potato Skins Arranged in a Line

Ham & Cheese Puff Pastry Squares | Dessert for Two

Two Ham and Cheese Puff Pastry Squares in Front of a Glass and Bottle of Wine



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8 Responses
  1. Caroline @ Caroline Kaufman Nutrition

    So many wonderful recipes here! I’ll definitely be sharing a bunch in my Wednesday news roundup tomorrow 🙂 Happy Holidays!

  2. Jeanette | Jeanette's Healthy Living

    I’m thinking of making just appetizers for one of our meals this week – these all look so good! Thanks so much for including my stuffed dates 🙂

    1. Krista @ Joyful Healthy Eats

      Oh I know. We actually do that all the time and its totally one of my husband and I’s favorite dinner.

      Your welcome Jeanette, I have been meaning to make those for a while, looks like this new years is the perfect time to do it! I hear they are killer!

  3. Sarah@WholeandHeavenlyOven

    Now this is an appetizer spread! I just love this round-up, Krista! Thanks for including my Candied Nut Snack Mix!

  4. Ashley | Spoonful of Flavor

    Appetizers are my favorite thing about parties. I can’t wait to try a few of these over the next week. Thank you for including my recipe! Happy Holidays, Krista!

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