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Let’s get the party started! I have compiled a list of 20 fantastic starters and small bites that will absolutely amaze your friends and family this holiday season. Whether you’re short on time and looking for a quick and easy recipe, or you want the perfect dish to feed a crowd, you’ve come to the right place!
December is one of the busiest months, between the shopping and the decorating, it can be hard to find time to plan out an entire Christmas feast… that’s where I come in!
All the recipes in this roundup are either easy to make quickly or are easy to make ahead of time. That makes hosting a party, family get-together, or time with friends simple and fun.
PRO TIP: click on the recipe that you want, then scroll to the “recipe card” to save and print. That way, you’ll have everything you need for your next holiday celebration!
There are 10 quick and easy appetizers that can all be prepared in less than 30 minutes, so you don’t have to worry about babysitting your stove. The other 10 recipes I selected are all “make-ahead” starters that you can prepare at your own convenience and then reheat when friends and family come over to celebrate!