31st December is right around the corner, and it’s time to ready your menu for your new year’s eve celebration . Whether you’re hosting a Christmas party at home or a quite family gathering, these make ahead finger food party appetizers will make your party a big hit.

Get ready for holiday parties by making these tasty small bite starters. No need to spend hours making food in the kitchen, check out our collection of Christmas finger food appetizers which are perfect for last minute preparation  for Christmas buffet menu that can easily feed a crowd. Delight your guests with these super easy savory party snacks, including stuffed mushrooms, cookie dip, pigs in blankets, shrimp appetizers, crostini, bacon wrapped smokies, and more holiday appetizers for a crowd.

1. Cheesy Pigs in Blankets

These pigs in baskets with cheddar cheese will be all the rage at your next party. They’re yummy, fun, and need just 3 ingredients. Lil’ Smokies wrapped in sharp cheddar and crescent rolls dough are perfect for entertaining the crowd.

cheesy pigs in blankets

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2. Bacon Wrapped Smokies

These Bacon Wrapped Smokies (aka Brown Sugar Smokies) are perfect for family gathering.It’s a delicious appetizer is made with smokies, brown sugar and bacon, and easier to make than you think!

bacon wrapped smokies

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3. Christmas Stuffed Mushrooms

It’s a Christmas-inspired mushroom recipe for your vegetarian party guests. You can serve these Christmas stuffed mushrooms warm with a mustard or chutney. In addition, this party starter is full of nutrients and flavorful too.

christmas stuffed mushrooms

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4. Lemon Chicken Skewers

These chicken skewers marinated in Italian herbs and lime juice, which taste every bit as good as they look. Try out the easiest way to make Chicken Kebabs that your whole family will love.

Lemon Chicken Skewers

5. Cranberry Cardamom Spice Muffins

No words are applicable to describe it’s deliciousness, just look at the picture! These muffins are extremely buttery and moist. And the best part of this recipe is, it will be ready in just 35 minutes. What else you need?

 Cranberry Cardamom Spice Muffins

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6. Christmas Crostinis and Canapés

A party-perfect bite-sized food, Christmas crostinis are best for your last minute menus. Surprise your guest by serving them this amazing party appetizer. You can top with any ingredients that you feel tastes good.

Christmas crostinis and canapes

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7. Mini Quiche Puff Pastry

These mini vegetable tarts are simple to make, just thaw the pastry squares for 10 min and then place them in a muffin tray and add your favorite fillings (Here I am using the basic combination of onion, tomatoes, corns, and mushrooms) and bake it. Your tartlets are ready!

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8. Stuffed Grilled Cottage Cheese With Laban Sauce

If you have vegan friends, this party appetizer will be a big hit. Stir your favorite vegetables with olive oil, add herbs and stuff into the paneer piece. Grilled them with butter and serve with laban sauce.

Stuffed Grilled Cottage Cheese With Laban Sauce

9. Christmas Cookie Dough Cheeseball Dip

This quick and easy eggless cookie dough dip is guaranteed to impress everyone at your new year’s eve party. Cookie dough cheeseball dip is the best snack to munch on during the Holidays! Serve with pretzels, wafers, cookies, and anything else.

Christmas Cookie Dough Cheeseball Dip

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10. Lemon Pepper Crispy Shrimp

This super crispy recipe is a crowd-pleasing appetizer. Serve these gorgeous golden shrimps at your new year or Christmas party only to become the party rock- star! Enjoy them warm with your favorite sauce.

Lemon Pepper Crispy Shrimp

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11. Easy Cheesy Garlic Bread

Dazzle your guests by serving up this quick party appetizer made with two cheese, garlic, and sliced bread.

Cheesy Garlic Bread