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Appetizer Recipes That Will Guarantee A Flawless Holiday Party

It just wouldn't be a holiday party without some stuffed mushrooms and creamy dips.

Cooking for the holidays is a little tricky, and pretty unfair. We spend the whole year figuring out how to make healthy, filling meal ... and now all of a sudden, everything has to be insanely rich and gorgeous while also fitting on a miniature plate. You have to cook it all in advance, worry about keeping some things warm, and then not spill it all over your party dress. The holidays are hard.

We're making it a little easier on you by sharing some of our very favorite party recipes with you. It just wouldn't be a holiday party without some stuffed mushrooms and creamy dips, right?

1
Serrano Ham and Manchego Croquetas with Smoked Pimenton Aioli
James Ransom/Food52
2
Pomegranate Jeweled White Cheddar, Toasted Almond and Crispy Sage Cheeseball
How Sweet It Is
3
Sweet And Savory Cheesy Bacon Wrapped Puff Pastry Twist
Half Baked Harvest
4
Grilled Bread with Thyme Pesto And Preserved Lemon Cream
James Ransom/Food52
5
Sriracha-And-Wasabi Deviled Eggs
Con Poulos/Food & Wine
6
Chevre Devils
Sarah Shatz/Food52
Get the Chevre Devils recipe from Food52
7
Goat Cheese Bacon Balls
Buns In My Oven
Get the Goat Cheese Bacon Balls recipe from Buns In My Oven
8
Buttered Mushroom, Sage Pesto And Goat Cheese Sourdough Toast
Half Baked Harvest
9
Baked Tex-Mex Pimento Cheese Dip
Annie's Eats
Get the Baked Tex-Mex Pimento Cheese Dip recipe from Annie's Eats
10
Roasted Grape, Blue Cheese And Honey Crostini
Two Peas And Their Pod
Get the Roasted Grape, Blue Cheese And Honey Crostini recipe from Two Peas And Their Pod
11
Creamy Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
Sarah Shatz/Food52
12
Eggplant Caviar On Grilled Bread
Alexandra Cooks
Get the Eggplant Caviar on Grilled Bread recipe from Alexandra Cooks
13
Christmas Tree Pull-Apart
Eclectic Recipes
Get the Christmas Tree Pull-Apart recipe from Eclectic Recipes
14
Mushroom Tartlets With Garlic Herb Cheese
Annie's Eats
15
Parmesan Brussels Sprouts Crostini
How Sweet It Is
Get the Parmesan Brussels Sprouts Crostini recipe from How Sweet It Is
16
Cucumber Canapés With Whipped Feta, Sun-Dried Tomatoes And Basil
Two Peas And Their Pod
17
Spinach, Bacon & Artichoke Stuffed Portobellos
How Sweet It Is
18
Sweet And Spicy Rosemary Cheddar And Gorgonzola Pumpkin Crackers
Half Baked Harvest
19
Cheese Puffs
Steamy Kitchen
Get the Cheese Puffs recipe from Steamy Kitchen
20
Caramelized Onion Tart With Gorgonzola And Brie
SImply Recipes
21
Boursin Stuffed Mushrooms
Simply Recipes
Get the Boursin Stuffed Mushrooms recipe from Simply Recipes
22
Baked Stuffed Jalapenos
Simply Recipes
Get the Baked Stuffed Jalapenos recipe from Simply Recipes
23
Baked Brie En Croute With Apple Compote
Annie's Eats
24
Party Pretzel Bites
Food52
Get the Party Pretzel Bites recipe from fiveandspice via Food52
25
Bruschetta With Ricotta, Honey, Lemon Zest
Food52
26
Slow Cooker Spinach And Artichoke Dip
Damn Delicious
27
Chinese Chicken And Brussels Sprouts Egg Rolls With Sweet Chile Pomegranate Sauce
Half Baked Harvest

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