10 Best Holiday Party Foods

Give your guests the gift of a delicious spread at your holiday party this year.

Erica Riveraby Erica Rivera
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Holiday parties are prime time to show off your appetizer-making abilities. No one expects a four-course meal at a holiday party but guests will want finger foods, savory snacks, skewered eats, and small bites that they can nibble on while circulating through the crowd. The advantage of serving appetizers is that many recipes allow you to prepare ahead of time, ensuring that you won’t have a kitchen meltdown mid-get-together. You can also play with more flavors, textures, and types of cuisine than is feasible with a meal. These ten holiday party foods combine appetizer standbys that guests are sure to love, aesthetically-pleasing edibles to delight the eyes, and a few culinary wild cards to ensure your holiday party will be remembered long after it’s over.

10 Best Holiday Party Foods