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Christmas Party Appetizers

Christmas is a time for celebration, good food, and good company. And what better way to start your holidays than with some delicious Christmas Party Appetizers?

Appetizers are a great way to get your guests excited for the meal ahead, and they’re also a great way to keep them busy while you’re finishing up the cooking. Plus, appetizers are a fun and easy way to add some festive flair to your party. Here are a few ideas for finger foods that are sure to please your guests.

christmas party snack ideas

Pizza Egg Rolls

Egg roll wrappers filled with pizza and fried golden brown.
Photo Credit: Cook Clean Repeat.

Make these easy pizza rolls for a flavorful party food that everyone will love. With a cheesy pizza filling and a crispy wrapper, these might be your new favorite way to have pizza at home.

Get the recipe: Pizza egg rolls.

Christmas Tree Pull Apart Bread

Pull apart bread shaped like a cheesy tree.

Photo Credit: Amanda’s Cookin’.

Grab a can of biscuits, some cheese and a few spices to make this festive pull apart bread for your Christmas eve gathering. This recipe is so easy and cheesy! Serve with pizza sauce, or garlic butter.

Get the recipe: Christmas tree pull apart bread.

Caprese Candy Cane

A caprese salad arranged like a candy cane.

This caprese salad is served in seasonal splendor! Arrange slices of tomato and mozzarella cheese to make the freshest snack to share as you exchange gifts.

Get the recipe: Candy cane caprese.

Christmas Tree Sandwich Bites

Sandwich stacks shaped like Christmas trees

Use a star cookie cutter to make these easy and festive sandwich bites. They have layers of meat, cheese, bread and veggies for a savory addition to your holiday snack spread.

Get the recipe: Christmas tree sandwich bites.

Snowman Cheese Ball

A cheese ball that looks like a snowman.

Roll your cheeseball in shredded cheese and stack them up for a holly jolly good Christmas eve snack! Don’t forget the pepper scarf!

Get the recipe: Snowman cheese ball.

Christmas Tree Appetizer

A charcuterie arranged like a christmas tree.

Arrange your favorite meats, cheeses, fruits, veggies and nuts to make the tastiest appetizer for Christmas eve. This tree spread offers variety for an endless amount of flavor combinations.

Get the recipe: Christmas tree appetizer.

Hummus Wreath

Hummus wreath.

Offer crackers, pita or veggies with this cute and yummy hummus appetizer. With a festive wreath shape, your guests are sure to love this healthier snack option.

Get the recipe: Hummus wreath.

Pizza Twist Wreath

A pizza wreath on a platter.

This pizza twist wreath is the ultimate snack to share on Christmas eve. It is easy to prepare, fun to eat and has a festive look that will draw plenty of attention from your guests.

Get the recipe: Christmas pizza twist wreath.

Simple Holiday Charcuterie

A simple charcuterie board.

This charcuterie has a little of this, and a little of that to make a simple snack platter that everyone will enjoy. With such a variety, your loved ones will definitely find a favorite combination to munch on.

Get the recipe: Simple holiday charcuterie.

Christmas Wreath Cheese Platter

A cheese wreath with tomatoes.

This cheese board is so easy to assemble! Use a variety of cheeses and arrange them in a wreath form to offer an easy budget friendly appetizer option.

Get the recipe: Christmas wreath cheese platter

Holiday Cheese Ball Trio

A trio of cheese balls on a platter.

This trio of cheese balls are perfect for a holiday party. With a creamy, cheesy center, you won’t be able to stop snacking on this! 

Get the recipe: Holiday cheese ball trio.

Grinch Guacamole

A Grinch face made of guacamole.

Chips and dip seem like a standard snack, but this recipe transforms guacamole into a Grinch face! Make this for the holidays to delight your friends and family with good food in a fun theme.

Get the recipe: Grinch guacamole.

Quail Deviled Eggs

Quail deviled eggs on a platter.

Use quail eggs to make a classic appetizer, bite sized. Your guests will gush over these tiny little deviled eggs at the first sight.

Get the recipe: Quail deviled eggs.

Garlic Parmesan Pigs in Blankets

Pigs in blankets with sesame seeds over top.

Give pigs in a blanket a flavor update by adding garlic and parmesan cheese to the mix. Your family will love this easy, bite sized snack for holiday gatherings.

Get the recipe: Garlic parmesan pigs in blankets.

Baked Brie with Fig Jam

A skillet of baked brie with jam.

This baked brie is both easy and elegant. Make it for Christmas eve, but save the recipe so you can make it again for the New Year! It is that yummy!

Get the recipe: Baked brie with fig jam.