Christmas party appetizers – 20 Christmas themed food ideas to impress


Celebrating the holidays always means eating lots of food and spending much time around the table. But this doesn’t mean that you have to spend the whole time in the kitchen. These party appetizers, salads and snacks are the perfect option, if you want to impress your guests and to avoid complicated recipes. If you are throwing a Christmas party, or you just need some idea to complement the Christmas menu, then take a look at these Christmas themed food ideas. As we all know, presentation is everything. Therefore, instead of giving you specific recipes for the Christmas party appetizers, we would like to offer you some creative ideas about their form and decorations. After that, you can easily customize the recipe according to the tastes of your friends and family.

 Christmas party appetizers to impress your guests

Cheese balls looking like Christmas tree ornaments

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You can check out one tasty recipe with cheese, eggs and crab sticks in this post about Christmas Finger Food Ideas.

Cute snowmen with carrot hat

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Olive penguins with Christmas hats

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Here is a tutorial how to make the cream cheese stuffed olive penguins

Simple but elegant sandwiches

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For more Christmas themed sandwiches, check out these Sandwich decoration ideas


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edible Christmas wreath

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 Advent wreath with noodle candles

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Ribbons made with green onion leaves

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finger food with vegetables

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 Cherry tomatoes filled with pesto and cheese

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creative ideas for Christmas party appetizers

Christmas candles

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salad decorated like a Christmas gift

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Raffaellos with cheese, dill, green olives and almonds

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 Christmas themed mini pizzas for the kids

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Mozzarella and tomato gifts wrapped in roasted eggplant

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 Christmas candles – sweet potato fries in cucumber rolls

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 Sandwiches like Christmas trees

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Christmas party snowman idea for large groups 

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