From traditional Herb Roasted Turkey dinners on Thanksgiving, to delicious Bone-in Hickory Smoked Ham on Christmas Day, to savory Prime Rib Roast on New Year’s, opportunities abound for a mouthwatering meal this time of year. Our holiday menus are typically flush with family traditions and new favorites, but many of us struggle to find the perfect option when it comes to easy holiday appetizers.
Everyone loves a great starter, but we all know not all appetizers are created equal. We’ve been in the business of good taste since 1932, and our experience has taught us the best holiday appetizers are delicious, savory and require little prep time. As we dive into the holiday season, we’ve put together our list of Easy Holiday Appetizers to help you achieve holiday party hero status.
Asparagus and Asiago cheese are wrapped in flaky phyllo and dusted with Asiago. In a list of easy holiday appetizers, it’s no wonder this recipe takes first place for both flavor and ease. Bake from frozen in less than 20 minutes, serve and enjoy all the compliments.
Is there ever a time when the perfect crab cake isn’t a great choice? We think not. Sweet, meaty lump blue crab meat with seasoned bread crumbs, red peppers and a perfect spice blend are formed into the perfect party appetizers. Ready in 20 minutes or less, this is one appetizer you might want to keep serving year-round.
All the rich flavor of traditional Beef Wellington, wrapped into perfect party appetizers. Succulent beef Filet Mignon, layered with savory mushroom duxelles and wrapped in a light, fluffy pastry. Bake from frozen and serve in approximately half an hour.
If comfort food perfection is your goal, look no further than Mac N’ Cheese Melts. These bite-sized beauties are loaded with a rich blend of Gruyere, cheddar and Monterey cheeses, blended with diced elbow macaroni.
Large, delectable scallops wrapped in lean, savory bacon. What more could you ask for? With a 20-minute cook time, there’s no need to slave over a hot oven for a party pleaser!
6. Brie En Croute with Raspberry
Take your holiday appetizers up a notch when you serve creamy brie with a fresh, dazzling raspberry preserve, all wrapped in a perfect puff pastry. Bake from frozen – these delightful morsels are ready in less than half an hour.
7. Crab and Lobster Mini Grilled Cheese
The ideal assortment of grown-up grilled cheese bites: buttery sourdough toast stuffed with either Crab Grilled Cheese or Lobster Grilled Cheese. Sauté from frozen and serve immediately – this is one recipe that is ready in just a few minutes!
8. Classic Steakburger Sliders
With full-sized flavor packed into a bite-sized burger, Classic Steakburger Sliders are the penultimate choice in our list of easy holiday appetizers for a reason! Grill, broil or pan fry this party food favorite and enjoy serving up smiles!
The final top holiday appetizer on our list is perfect year-round – large, delicate shrimp wrapped in lean bacon serves up irresistible flavor. Bake in 20 minutes or less and spend all the time you’ll save enjoying your guests!
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