Appetizers To Go
The holidays are an exciting and busy time. Save yourself some precious minutes without sacrificing any taste with these five delicious cocktail appetizers you can make before the guests arrive.
Honey tomato bruschetta with ricotta cheese
A delightful recipe and favored by many, this appetizer can be prepared up to two days before your party. Made using cherry or grape tomatoes, honey, olive oil, ricotta and a few other key ingredients, this is not only a delicious dish, it's easy as well. Roast your tomatoes ahead of time and add to broiled baguettes before your shindig.
Prep: 20 minutes | Total time: 1 hour, 45 minutes
Click over to Sweet and Saucy's blog for directions on how to prep this yummy recipe!
Pimento beer cheese pie bites
In search of something different to bring to this year's party? Look no further than these scrumptious pimento beer cheese pie bites. Made with a few varieties of cheese, beer and mouthwatering butter, these delectable treats are bound to be gone shortly after the festivities begin. With the ability to freeze before baking, these pies can be made a few days before the party starts.
Prep time: 1 hour | Cook time: 15 minutes
For the pimento cheese:
For the pastry
Head over to Evil Shenanigan's blog for instructions on how to make these appetizing pimento beer cheese pie bites.
A holiday treat that can be served anytime of the year, cranberry pinwheels are a simple appetizer to prepare. Deliciously concocted using tortillas, cranberries, cream and feta cheese, your guests will rave over this unique and delectable taste. It takes only a short time to put these together, so you can prepare this appetizer up to 24 hours before party time.
Prep: 20 minutes | Total time: 20 minutes
Visit Kathy Maister's Start Cooking for prep instructions.
An appetizer that promises to be liked by even spinach haters, these balls are nearly effortless to prepare. Made using simple ingredients that you may have hanging around your kitchen, spinach balls are an easy and inexpensive go-to appetizer. And although they are best served hot, you can make them ahead of time and freeze until the party starts.
Prep time: 20 minutes | Cook time: 7-15 minutes
See Mom Advice's directions on how to prepare these scrumptious spinach balls for your party.
Holiday bacon appetizers
This dish is a crowd-pleaser. If you bring these holiday bacon appetizers to the party, you'll be responsible for the appetizers at every get-together in the future. Made with club crackers, you have the option to sprinkle these buttery beauties with Parmesan or brown sugar. Make ahead of time and freeze up until party time. Throw in the oven for 10 minutes, and serve warm and deliciously.
Prep time: 30 minutes | Cook time: 2 hours
Click over to The Pioneer Woman for instructions on holiday bacon appetizers and other delightful recipes.
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