Christmas Appetizer Recipes

No matter how big or small of an affair your holiday celebration is, our collection of Christmas appetizer recipes is has plenty of dips, hors d'oeuvres, and finger foods to choose from.
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Creamy Cauliflower and Bacon Soup Recipe
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Tyrokafteri (Hot Pepper and Cheese Dip) Recipe
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Split Pea and Ham Soup Recipe
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Salmon Rillettes With Chives and Shallots Recipe
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Buckwheat Blini Recipe
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Mexican-Spiced Chocolate Pecans Recipe
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Warm Brussels Sprout Salad With Bacon and Hazelnut Vinaigrette Recipe
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Whipped Salt Cod Spread (Brandade de Morue) Recipe
Shrimp cocktail on a ceramic plate with cocktail sauce and sliced lemons, on a stone background with a yellow dish towel.
Plump and Tender Shrimp Cocktail Recipe
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Sourdough Toasts With Tomato, Pesto, and Burrata Recipe
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Baked Brie en Croûte With Thyme and Fig Jam Recipe
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Chaat-Spiced Chex Mix Recipe
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Pimento Cheese Recipe
Hoisin-glazed cocktail meatballs on a white porcelain plate. There is a glass bowl of dipping sauce with a metal spoon on the plate.
Hoisin-Glazed Cocktail Meatballs Recipe
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Rich and Creamy Saffron Arancini With Mozzarella Recipe
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Oven-Roasted Tomato Bruschetta Recipe
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Marinated Kale and Chickpea Salad With Sumac Onions Recipe
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Easy Sausage, Kale, and Black-Eyed Pea Soup With Lemon and Rosemary Recipe
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Bacon-Wrapped Figs With Blue Cheese and Bourbon Recipe
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Warm Butternut Squash and Cheddar Dip Recipe
Overhead of vegan spinach dip served with a bowl of tortilla chips.
Vegan Spinach and Artichoke Dip Recipe
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Easy Make-Ahead Carrot and Chickpea Salad With Dill and Pumpkin Seeds Recipe
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Salt-Wilted Brussels Sprout Salad With Hazelnuts and Goat Cheese Recipe
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7-Layer Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe
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Rosemary and Lemon White Bean Dip Recipe
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Simple Baked Brie With Honey and Pistachios Recipe
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Beet and Citrus Salad With Pine Nut Vinaigrette Recipe
Lentil and Chestnut Soup Recipe
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Mexican Butternut Squash Soup With Ancho Chili, Crema, and Pepitas Recipe
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Roasted Pumpkin Soup With Brown Butter and Thyme Recipe
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Yeasted Blini Recipe
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Creamy Roasted-Broccoli Soup With Buttermilk and Spiced Pepitas Recipe
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Arugula, Apple, and Pomegranate Salad with Cider-Honey Vinaigrette Recipe
Bourbon Old Fashioned Glazed Pecans Recipe
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Quick-Marinated White Bean Salad and Feta Lettuce Cups Recipe
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Real French Onion Dip Recipe
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How to Pan Sear Foie Gras
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Classic Pulpo Gallego (Galician Octopus Tapa) Recipe
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Hearty Winter Vegetable Soup Recipe
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Thai-Style Shrimp Cakes With Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce Recipe
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Chicken Liver Pâté With Bourbon and Cranberry Gelée Recipe
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Homemade Carr's-Style Whole Wheat Crackers Recipe
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Crystal Skin Shrimp Dumplings (Har Gow) Recipe
Oven Roasted Chestnuts with Spiced Melted Butter Recipe
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Smoky Candied Almonds Recipe
For the Best Butternut Squash Soup, Deeply Roast the Squash
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Marinated Goat Cheese: An Easy, Pretty, Extra-Flavorful Appetizer
Salt-Rubbed Brussels Sprouts Make a Salad That's Both Tender and Crisp
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Meat Lite: Roasted Cauliflower Soup With Bacon and Parsley Oil
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Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese, Eggs, Pomegranate, and Marcona Almond Vinaigrette
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Silky-Smooth Vegetarian Pâté With Roasted Cauliflower and Pecans Recipe
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Tomato Bounty Week: Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes With Bacon, Parmesan, and Parsley
A pile of homemade chicken nuggets with a bowl of sweet 'n' sour sauce
Homemade Chicken Nuggets With Sweet 'n' Sour Sauce Recipe
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Home-Style Tamagoyaki (Japanese Rolled Omelette) Recipe
A bowl of whipped feta dip garnished with olive oil and chopped nuts.
Whipped Feta Dip Recipe
Rows of sliced Korean kimbap, which look similar to sushi and are filled with colorful sliced vegetables
Kimbap (Korean Seaweed Rice Rolls) Recipe
Scallion pancakes cut into slices, stacked on top of each other on a round wooden cutting board with a ceramic bowl of dipping sauce.
Extra-Flaky Scallion Pancakes Recipe
A loaf of focaccia on a wire baking rack.
Homemade Focaccia Bread Recipe