Are you entertaining this holiday season? Here are some of our favourite alive finger foods recipes for a perfect holiday party.
Are you entertaining this holiday season? If you’re hosting a cocktail party where guests will be standing and mingling, mess-free, festive finger foods are the way to go! Here are some of our favourite alive finger foods recipes for a perfect holiday party.
1. Roasted Chickpeas
Here’s a flavourful snack that’s savoury, crunchy, and—unlike chips—healthy! However, if you are going to indulge in chips, Parmesan Pita Chips are the way to do it! Serve with a healthy dip, such as Roasted Garlic Bean Dip or Smoked Salmon Dip.
2. Apricot Hummus Balls
Yes, the hummus is the star of the spotlight for once! Surprisingly simple to make and served with a creamy dip, this will become your go-to entertaining recipe.
3. Sherried Shrimp with Romesco Sauce
Sure, you can serve the typical shrimp cocktail. Or you can elevate things a bit with this savoury Romesco Sauce.
4. Spring Rolls
Who doesn’t love spring rolls? Filled with healthy veggies and baked in the oven, these will be sure to delight the entire crowd. For an even more sophisticated Asian-inspired dish, try these Italian Steamed Dumplings.
5. Smoky Chicken Cups
If you’d like to offer a meat dish, these cups won’t disappoint. Serve with a zesty tzatziki for dipping. You could also opt for Chicken Satay with Sweet and Sour Dipping Sauce or Greek-style Chicken Skewers.
Okay, we’re cheating—here are two recipes. Red Wine and Maple Sushi is great for those who don’t eat seafood, and Tuna Tataki Nigiri with Creamy Ginger Sauce is a perfect option for everyone else.
7. Focaccia with Moroccan Olives, Sun-Dried Tomato, Rosemary, and Fleur de Sel
Think you can’t make homemade bread? Think again! This focaccia has a seasonal twist that kids and adults alike will love. Just cut up into bite-sized pieces.
8. Pickled Beet Endive Boats
For an elegant appetizer that looks as good as it tastes, whip up a batch of these.
9. Fiesta Beet Nacho Rounds
This refreshing take on nachos will warm you from the inside out!
10. Pistachio Pesto-Stuffed Mushrooms
Both the mushrooms and pesto can be made in advance, giving you extra prep time for this recipe.