I just love holiday parties! They are always full of cheer, coziness, festive decor and the most delicious appetizers and hors d'oeuvres! Whether you're planning to throw a large holiday party this year, or a small cozy gathering, finger foods are always a hit! So I've put together a collection of 17 finger foods that are sure to please any Christmas or New Year's crowd! Make sure you check out my finger food guide too!
Puff pastry is the best around the holidays! This wreath is filled with sweet cranberry sauce, oozy Brie cheese and pistachios. It is a fantastic addition to your holiday cheese board that just needs some hungry fingers!
Holiday Glazed Nuts
These pecans are the easiest finger food you will serve your guests this holiday season!They are coated in brown sugar and cooled until glazed over and crunchy! Best of all, they can be set out for hours without needing to be heated to kept cold!
Easy Gingerbread Cannoli Phyllo Dough Cups
These phyllo shells are filled with a spiced cannoli cream filling that tastes just like gingerbread cookies. They are a fun Christmas dessert everyone will love!
Holiday Stuffing Biscuit Cups (with sausage)
These little biscuit cups are filled with everything you want out of a stuffing. Sausage, sweet cranberries, celery and onions stuffed inside a buttery biscuit cup. They are the perfect finger food to serve!
If you don't have these Mini Cranberry Pecan Cheese Balls on your holiday appetizer table, we can't be friends. I mean, they have ALL the flavors of Christmas rolled into one adorably delicious creamy bite. I like to serve them either on a cracker, or with a pretzel stick or cracker on top.
These merry little Christmas deviled eggs are so cute, so festive and incredibly tasty! All you need are a few pink pepper corns and a few parsley leaves to make these jolly appetizers.
Christmas Cake Balls
These cake balls are what my entire family waits for every year. They take time to make but are SO worth it, trust me. Super moist and decadent, they are perfectly bite sized and hands-down my favorite holiday dessert.
This holiday crostini appetizer is everything you want from out of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner in one neat beautiful bite! What could be better than giving your guests a taste of what's to come?!
I love making these mushrooms during the holidays because of the green from the chives and kale and red from the craisins. They are one of my favorite vegetarian appetizers that are creamy and super decadent!
This dessert is also know as puppy chow. It is one of those desserts, or sweet snacks, that you can't stop eating and also so popular around the holidays. They are made with just THREE ingredients and make the perfect gift!
Quick, easy, and totally delicious, these Mini Goat Cheese Balls make a tasty party appetizer for fancy yet fuss-free entertaining! Ready in 15 minutes, they are festive and so pretty!
If you want to wow your guests, this one is it. A deliciously fancy hors d’eourvre for your next dinner or cocktail party! This crostini is a fun take on the classic Filet Oscar dish made bite sized and totally finger food worth!
Easy Homemade Buttery Caramel Corn
Caramel corn is very popular around the holidays! It is one of those sweet snacks that is great to give and receive! This recipe is made without corn syrup so it is healthier than those store-bought recipes!
Apple Cranberry Baked Brie is a delicious cheese appetizer loaded with brown sugar, maple syrup, pecans, and an apple cranberry compote. What could be more perfect for the holidays?
Sweet potato rounds with goat cheese are the perfect easy holiday party appetizer! This sweet potato goat cheese appetizer is beautiful and easy to make topped with creamy goat cheese, crunchy pecans, sweet dried cranberries and drizzled with honey.
Sausage balls are the perfect breakfast, brunch or holiday appetizer that is guaranteed to be a hit at your next party! I love serving them with mini toothpick skewers!
This festive pinecone cheese ball is a must for your holiday party! This food replica of a real pinecone, with scales and pine needles, will surely put you in a holiday spirit!
These cute canape crackers are a simple but flavorful way to please your guests this holiday season! Red, green and delicious!
Looking for a quick and simple appetizer for the party season ahead? These Cherry Bocconcini Balls are the perfect solution – easy to put together and packed with flavor!
Maple Bacon Wrapped Pork Bites with Dipping Sauce
These bacon wrapped pork skewers are a treat around the holidays! I love that these can be made in advance and served with mini skewered for a fun finger food everyone will love dipping!
This savory cranberry salsa recipe puts a unique twist on cranberries. Spooned over a block of cream cheese and eaten with crackers, this delicious and festive appetizer is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Serve your guests vegetables with this festive Christmas Tree Appetizer. We use fresh broccoli, cherry tomatoes, cauliflower, and cheese to make this easy edible starter. It’s easy and requires little effort!
Delight your guests this holiday season with these adorable bite-size reindeer cheese ball appetizers. Paired with some crackers or a flat bread this recipe will add a festive and fun touch to your Christmas menu.
These easy to make cranberry orange bites are the perfect addition to your baby shower menu, Thanksgiving menu, or your breakfast plate.
Instant Pot Cranberry Cornbread Bites shaped like Christmas Jingle Bells, pair up for the perfect bite of sweet and tart spiced cranberries.
This pear bruschetta appetizer has all the flavors of a winter salad but made bite sized! It is a fun and unique way to enjoy a salad without any forks!
This caprese bruschetta is festive with the bright green from the basil and red from sun dried tomatoes. It is the perfect appetizer during the cooler months when tomatoes are not in season!
No matter what size of your holiday party, all of these finger foods can be made to feed a crowd! Choose something you know will be tasty and easy to make! Your guests will appreciate anything that you put time into making this busy holiday season, I can guarantee it.