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Best Christmas Appetizers

Best Christmas Appetizers

For some of us the best part about a Christmas meal is the appetizers! Everyone hovers around the appetizers munching on their favorites before we all sit down for the main course. That’s why we put together this list of our Best Christmas Appetizers!

One of my favorite times of the year is on Christmas when the whole family gathers around waiting for the main course. While doing that everyone talks, and the experience always tends to be a memorable one. There’s only one thing to make it even better, and that would be having some delicious appetizers to munch on!

Don’t forget to check out our other great Christmas Recipes:

In the list below you will find a combination of all kinds of amazing appetizers. The selection includes a large variety of dips that our family always enjoys, including our super popular Pizza Dip recipe. You’ll find all kinds of other recipes as well including guacamole, stuffed mushrooms, potato skins, and so much more. It’s no wonder why we consider this the Best Christmas Appetizers!

Go head and view the list or recipes, and click on the ones that sound interesting to view more details. Some of them even include instructional videos!

Ham and Cheese Pinwheels – These Ham and Cheese Pinwheels are made with seasoned cream cheese spread, fresh slices of deli ham and cheese and rolled up on tortillas and cut into pieces. Pinwheels are a fun appetizer or snack that are quick and easy and perfect for any occasion. Make them ahead of time for parties!

Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

Quick Seasoned Nuts – These Quick Seasoned Nuts are so easy, using just a few ingredients each and made in under 10 minutes. A sweet option and a savory option that are equally delicious.

Quick Seasoned Nuts

Garlic Cheese Bread – This Garlic Cheesy Bread is so quick to make, has tons of flavor, and is so delicious! The perfect side for dinner!

Garlic Cheese Bread

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries – Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries are the perfect no-bake treat! Juicy strawberries stuffed with delicious cheesecake filling are the ultimate indulgence! Dip them in Chocolate to take them to a whole new level!

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Cucumber Sandwiches – This Cucumber Sandwich Recipe is made with cream cheese and seasonings on cocktail rye bread with thinly sliced cucumber. The perfect appetizer for parties and showers – cucumber sandwiches are easy to make and always a favorite!

Cucumber Sandwiches

Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies – Little Smokies get wrapped in bacon then sprinkled with brown sugar and baked until the bacon is crispy! Served with spicy ketchup on the side, these Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies are perfect for entertaining!

Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies

Pizza Dip – Pepperoni Pizza Dip brings together everything you love about pizza – ooey gooey cheese, delicious sauce, and fabulous toppings!

Pizza Dip

Cheesy Bean Dip {Texas Trash} – Cheesy Bean Dip made with real cheddar cheese (instead of Velveeta), cream cheese, sour cream, chili beans, and taco seasoning. Also known as Texas Trash, serve this bean dip with tortilla chips and you’ve got yourself the perfect appetizer!

Cheesy Bean Dip {Texas Trash}

Taco Dip – One of my favorite appetizers of all time, this taco dip served with tortilla chips is easy to make and sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Taco Dip

Ultimate 7 Layer Dip – The order of ingredients in this easy 7 layer dip recipe is key to creating the perfect version that you will make over and over again!

Ultimate 7 Layer Dip

Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta {Olive Garden Copycat} – This Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta is a copycat of the popular version at Olive Garden restaurants! With lots of baked gooey cheese and served with toasty bread, you’ll be making this appetizer over and over!

Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta {Olive Garden Copycat}

Warm Spinach Artichoke Dip – Creamy, cheesy, warm Spinach Artichoke Dip made with four different types of cheese! This stuff is goooood!

Warm Spinach Artichoke Dip

Four Cheese Lasagna Dip – Four Cheese Lasagna Dip with instructions to make it in the oven or the crock pot! Served with garlic breadsticks as dippers, this ooey gooey cheesy dip is sure to be a hit!

Four Cheese Lasagna Dip

Queso Blanco Dip – Cheesy, creamy, incredibly smooth with just the right amount of ‘kick,’ this Queso Blanco is the ultimate cheese dip perfect for dipping!

Queso Blanco Dip

Four Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Dip – Finally, the Four Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Dip you’ve been missing all your life is here.

Four Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Vidalia Onion Dip – Vidalia Onion Dip Recipe made from scratch with cream cheese, swiss cheese, cheddar cheese, and finely chopped vidalia onions baked until golden brown and bubbly! This is a super easy recipe and the result is a creamy delicious dip everyone will love.

Vidalia Onion Dip

Veggie Cups with Ranch Dip – Sometimes it’s not about what you make, it’s about how you present it! These Veggie Cups will be a hit at your next party.

Veggie Cups with Ranch Dip

Smokey Bacon Cheddar Dip – Bacon Cheddar Dip: Extra sharp cheddar cheese is combined with lots of bacon, cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise and just the right seasonings. Then it’s topped with more bacon and cheddar cheese, and baked until warm and bubbly.

Smokey Bacon Cheddar Dip

Cheesy Chipotle Dip! – This oh-so Cheesy Chipotle Dip comes together in a snap because it’s made in the blender! Served with red pepper strips and tortilla chips this is a fun dip to serve at parties!

Cheesy Chipotle Dip!

The Best Guacamole – Hands-down, my favorite recipe for guacamole. It’s creamy just like guacamole should be, but it’s got incredible flavor with the addition of spices like cumin and a pinch of cayenne pepper!

The Best Guacamole

Buffalo Chicken Dip – Buffalo Chicken wings rank up there as one of the most popular appetizers of all time. This recipe is everything you love about buffalo wings, but in creamy dip form!

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Simple Homemade Hummus – This simple homemade hummus is easy to make and less expensive than traditional hummus recipes that have tahini in them. The cayenne gives it a little extra "kick". It’s great as a dip, in a wrap, or spread over pitas.

Simple Homemade Hummus

Black Bean Dip {Spread} – Black Bean Dip takes minutes to make, and works perfectly as a spread for sandwiches and quesadillas! It’s naturally creamy with a bit of spiciness! Serve with chips or veggies!

Black Bean Dip {Spread}

Fresh Homemade Salsa – This simple and fresh homemade salsa goes from garden to table in just minutes. Eat it right away or let the flavors mingle for a day or two in the fridge for spicy, delicious fiesta in your mouth!

Fresh Homemade Salsa

Stuffed Mushrooms – The Best Classic Stuffed Mushrooms with a creamy cheesy filling including garlic and parmesan cheese. They are low-carb and keto friendly and the perfect restaurant quality appetizer.

Stuffed Mushrooms

Artichoke and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms – Cheesy Artichoke and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms bring together everything you love about Artichoke and Spinach dip but stuffed into mushrooms! Low-carb and keto friendly.

Artichoke and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Bacon Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms – Bacon, parmesan cheese, cream cheese, and seasonings get combined together, then stuffed into mushroom caps and baked. It’ll be hard to keep these babies around for longer than a few minutes!

Bacon Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms

Ham and Pickle Rollups – Delicious ham, pickle, and cream cheese rollups are perfect for an appetizer or snack!

Ham and Pickle Rollups

Crispy Breaded Mushrooms – Crispy, crunchy breaded mushrooms, served with cool ranch dip. Yum!

Crispy Breaded Mushrooms

Pizza Potato Skins – A fun take on classic potato skins featuring mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, Italian seasoning with pizza sauce for dipping!

Pizza Potato Skins

Loaded Potato Skins – Restaurant style Loaded Potato Skins, crispy on the edges and filled with gooey cheddar cheese, crisp bacon, and topped with a dollop of sour cream and chives! Comfort food at its finest!

Loaded Potato Skins

Loaded Baked Potato Nachos – These Loaded Baked Potato Nachos are similar in concept to traditional nachos except they’re made with potato slices and topped with all of your favorite baked potato toppings!

Loaded Baked Potato Nachos

Bacon, Cheese and Ranch Pull Apart Bread – Bacon & Cheese Pull Apart Bread with Ranch Dipping Sauce is ooey and gooey with lots of melty cheese, crispy bacon and homemade ranch dressing on the side! It’s our version of the popular recipe that has taken Pinterest by storm.

Bacon, Cheese and Ranch Pull Apart Bread

Veggie Pizza {Reduced Fat} – This lightened up version of Veggie Pizza is an easy, delicious way to get a serving of vegetables squeezed into your day, with half the fat of the original version!

Veggie Pizza {Reduced Fat}

Crispy Baked Onion Rings – Who knew the words crispy and baked could go together so well? These Crispy Baked Onion Rings are proof that they do!

Crispy Baked Onion Rings

Mini Mozzarella Sticks – This version of the popular appetizer is BETTER than what you’ll find in a restaurant.

Mini Mozzarella Sticks

Baked Pita Chips – These healthy Homemade Pita Chips made from pita bread are perfect for all of your favorite dips from hummus to onion dip! They are baked in the oven until toasty and crispy and perfect for dipping!

Baked Pita Chips

Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Crisps – Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Tortilla Chip Crisps works perfectly as an appetizer, snack or dessert. Use any fruits that you’d like, fresh fruits that are in season will provide the best result!

Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Crisps

Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Mushrooms – All of the yumminess of a jalapeño popper stuffed inside a mushroom! Super easy and delicious appetizer that is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Mushrooms

Pepperoni Pizza Bread Roll-Up – This Pepperoni Pizza Bread Roll-Up is such a fun recipe for parties, just oozing with lots of melty mozzarella cheese, your favorite pizza sauce, and pepperoni or any other pizza toppings of your choice.

Pepperoni Pizza Bread Roll-Up

Fried Pickles – Woah, let me tell you about these fried pickles, yo! They are utterly fan-fricken-tastic. Crispy, crunchy, and just perfect with homemade ranch dip!

Fried Pickles

Pizza Garlic Bread – If you’ve never tried making garlic pizza bread at home you’re missing out. This pizza has a crispy and chewy crust with a simple-but-delicious salty garlic and parsley topping!

Pizza Garlic Bread

BBQ Bacon Ranch Dip – This make-ahead BBQ bacon ranch dip is perfect for your next barbecue and combined with bacon, cream cheese, shredded cheese, it’s insanely delicious!

BBQ Bacon Ranch Dip

Olive Garden Breadsticks Copycat – These garlic butter breadsticks are the perfect Olive Garden copycat. They are perfectly soft and pillowy and coated with that signature salty garlic butter. You will want this for every dinner.

Olive Garden Breadsticks Copycat

Best Christmas Appetizers

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