These healthy Christmas appetizers are all delicious recipes that will make your holiday dinner extra special.
A great party always starts with a canapé or appetizer, so while you're preparing the big meal serve your guests these small bites. We've also got some great recipes to take to a Christmas party or potluck.
We've got some hearty appetizer options and some small bites, but they're all tasty and pretty options and will be popular with your family and friends!
Christmas Tree Appetizer
This Christmas tree appetizer made from fruit, cheese, and salami is the easiest and cutest holiday recipe!
It's perfect for a party or festive family dinner. It's ready in minutes.
Christmas Fruit Wreath
This beautiful Christmas fruit wreath is so easy to make and it looks absolutely gorgeous as part of a holiday brunch or party spread.
Ham & Gruyere Tarts
These ham and cheese puff pastry tarts with apples are absolutely delicious! They're savory, flavorful, and easy to pull together.
They take a few minutes to bake but there's minimal hands-on time.
Antipasto Christmas Wreath
This Antipasto Christmas Wreath is the cutest holiday appetizer! It's ready in just a few minutes and is a lot of fun to make.
It's a show-stopping, beautiful dish to serve for a Christmas party or dinner.
Muhammara (Red Pepper Dip)
Muhammara is a delicious, lightly spicy dip made from roast red bell peppers and walnuts.
Muhammara is a delicious, all-purpose dip. You can serve it with pita or crudités.
This beautiful and festive Caprese wreath is a wonderful holiday appetizer or side salad.
This recipe for a potato and garlic dip, called skordalia, is a delicious snack or appetizer.
Skordalia is a Greek dish made by combining lots of garlic with a base of potatoes, almonds, and olive oil.
Christmas Charcuterie Board
This pretty Christmas charcuterie board is centered around a festive Caprese candy cane. It's got loads of great snack items like crackers, cheese, dried fruit, salami, olive, and more!
Baked Feta with Olives and Tomatoes
This tasty appetizer recipe of baked feta and olives with burst tomatoes is so easy to pull together.
The flavors meld together perfectly for a savory and creamy dish that's perfect for a pre-dinner snack.
Gorgonzola Grapes Recipe
The gorgonzola grapes are rich and pack a surprisingly juicy little punch. Little appetizer bites are little bits of yum. I know you’ll love these hors d'oeuvres.
The Best Grazing Board
A truly great graze board is the perfect way to wow guests at a dinner party or canapés extravaganza. Here's how to make the best grazing board!
Persimmon Prosciutto Crostinis
This simple recipe for persimmon prosciutto crostinis with homemade ricotta is a wonderful appetizer. The flavors work together wonderfully.
Persimmons are in season from October to February, so these make for a great holiday appetizer!
Radish Puff Appetizer
These radish appetizer mini puff pastry tarts with goat's cheese, radishes, and microgreens are a delicious, peppery, and delightfully rich recipe.
Endive Salad Bites with Grilled Feta
These delicious endive salad bites have citrus, grilled feta, toasted nuts, fresh herbs, and pomegranate seeds. It's all of the season's best produce in one dish!
How to Make Decorated Focaccia Bread
Making decorated focaccia bread art is so fun (and it tastes great)! Use our focaccia recipe and decoration ideas as a jumping-off point for your own creativity.
Whipped Feta Dip
You are going to love this delicious whipped feta dip! It makes for a delicious appetizer, served with some toasted bread and sliced veggies.
Roasted Grape Crostinis
These roasted grape crostinis are an easy and tasty appetizer recipe that is perfect for a dinner party!
Spinach and Feta Puffs
These spinach puffs pack a salty little feta punch - they make a perfect appetizer! They are a delicious little bite and perfect for a party.
Kimchi Avocado Toast
These delicious kimchi avocado toast bites are great! If you like avocado toast, then you've got to try this version. The tanginess of the kimchi pairs beautifully with the creamy avocado for a fresh and tasty crostini.
Watermelon Radish Appetizer Bites
These watermelon radish bites with spicy tuna are a great little appetizer. They're perfect for a canapés party or whenever you need a small, hand-held appetizer.
Leek & Onion Puff Pastry Tart
This leek and onion puff pastry tart is a wonderful, subtle recipe that highlights the complex flavors of the leeks and Camembert cheese.
Healthy Christmas Appetizers - Christmas Wreath
Enjoy some of our favorite healthy Christmas appetizers - this delicious fruit wreath is so tasty and beautiful!
- 7 or 8 sprigs of mint
- 7 or 8 sprigs of rosemary
- 2 cups of green grapes, cut into small bunches
- 1 cup of red grapes
- 3 kiwis, peeled and chopped
- ½ cup raspberries
- Place the sprigs of mint and rosemary on a large, round serving plate or board. Trim the ends if they are long.
- Create a circular pattern with the green grapes on top of the herbs. Then layer with kiwi and red grapes.
- Finally, add the raspberries on top, sprinkling them throughout the wreath.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 94Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 4mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 3gSugar: 17gProtein: 1g
I hope you enjoy these festive and delicious Christmas appetizer recipes!