With Christmas right around the corner, everyone is busy with the preparations for throwing a fabulous Christmas party. If you are looking for some exceptional Christmas party food ideas, you are in the right place. Here are some food ideas that set the mood of the festive season.
Your Christmas Party food ideas should start with the appetizers. Choosing right appetizer is very important as they not only stimulate the eyes and palate but also set the tone for the meal to come.
Want to bring about ho-ho holiday cheer? Christmas Santa crackers are the ideal choice. These delicious appetizers are a must have for decorating your table.
If you are looking for hors d’oeuvres at the Christmas party, “Mini Sausage Wreaths” are a great idea that can also become a marvelous centerpiece for your Christmas Table. These bite- sized foods can be served cold before a main meal which helps to sustain guests through a long cocktail hour.
Other interesting Christmas Appetizers include Crispy, sweet and salty Bacon Candy, crispy Potato and Sauerkraut Cakes with Smoked Trout, and Cauliflower Fritters.
Christmas and Tree are synonymous with each other. Savor the timeless Christmas tradition by making Christmas tree cones or Christmas tree cheese board and make a charming impression.
Broccoli and tomato tree with pretzel trunk, cauliflower snow can make a delicious Christmas Tree Vegetable Platter.
Reindeer Cupcakes are super easy to make and certainly wow the kids. Christmas Coal Popcorn, canapés and Christmas Snowball Truffles are some of the best Christmas food ideas that you can try out to entice your guests. Make Christmas biscuits that can be hung on the tree and what more is taste better with a cup of tea.
Kick start Christmas morning with some special Christmas Brunch. Some of the great Christmas Brunch ideas include Blueberry Muffins with Lemon-Cream Cheese Glaze, Glazed cinnamon rolls, Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon and chives, Light and Fluffy Baked Apple pancake, Bacon Candy, Pecan Pancake with Caramel-Apple Topping, Cream Cheese-Filled Wreath, cheesy bacon and onion quiche and Cranberry-Orange Bread
Christmas Dinner Side Dishes
Here are some interesting Christmas Dinner side dishes: You can prepare Creamed Spinach and Parsnips three days ahead and this sweet and creamy spinach and parsnip will be an unbeatable side dish. Asiago and Sage Scalloped Potatoes and Endive and Grapefruit Salad with Smoked Trout are also great side dish ideas.
Creamy, cheese-and-black-bean dip is a delicious finger food that will certainly wow your guests with its complex flavor. Christmas Pies are staple food for many. With a jar of fruit mince, make fruit mince tart which is super easy yet delicious. Another sought after crunch is coconut Shrimp with Mango – Mojo dip. Masala spiced chickpeas is another exotic dish .You can enthrall your guests with charismatic banana-papaya salsa.
Fresh fruit platter is a healthier alternative to your traditional Christmas dessert or pudding. Cover it with cinnamon-flavored ice-cream, yogurt. Another great choice is Mars Bar Christmas crackles. Add a handful of dried fruits will make it healthier too…
Santa Cupcakes, Winter Cupcake Trees, Gumball snowmen, Christmas Tree Tea Sandwiches are other yummy Christmas treats you can try.
If you want to serve something warming and, Stew is the ideal dish for your Christmas Party. This hot and delicious dish can be eaten with a spoon and is substantial enough to mop up the booze. If you would like to celebrate with nativity, go for doughnut as teatime treat. Another festive tradition is baked Christmas ham.
These are just some of the Christmas delicacies. Try out and let me know by leaving a comment below.
May all your parties be filled with lots of lovely food and May the joy and peace of Christmas be with you all through the Year!