The main things everyone looks forward to over the festive holidays is the company of their family and friends and, of course, the tasty food!
For a few appetizers and snacks to add to your menu this Christmas, below are some yummy recipes you may not have tried before. Each snack is to make easy and, of course, tasty to eat.
Hanky Panky Recipe
This recipe is a favorite among many. It’s an old-fashioned dish and very delicious. If you and your family love melted cheese and meat, you’re sure to love this recipe.
The best thing about this snack is it takes next to no time to make; you can find all the details you need for whipping up the hanky panky recipe from the GritsandPinecones blog. But for a brief overview of the ingredients you’ll need to buy to make this snack, look below:
Hot pork sausage
Cocktail rye bread
Seasoning and spice
Cauliflower Cheese Rolls
Golden crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside, cauliflower and cheese pastries are a taste sensation. So why not try introducing these canopies into your festive menus this season.
Pastry is one of the best comfort foods around. Making this perfect snack to eat during the colder months. And it’s great for vegetarians too!
To create this recipe, you’ll need the following:
Parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), grated
Sheets of filo pastry
Depending on how you prefer your food, these rolls can be served hot straight from the oven or at room temperature.
Snow Pea Wreath
Once this dish is arranged with the peas’ pods around the edge and the dip in the middle, it looks like a Xmas wreath. The trick is to add a few juicy mini red tomatoes to the ‘wreath’ to make it look more festive.
The snowpea wreath is a must-have if you’re laying out a full spread of food, such as a buffet for your Christmas invitees to graze.
You won’t need too many ingredients for this recipe, which is a bonus. Here are the ingredients:
Fresh snow peas
Bacon-Wrapped Cranberry Water Chestnuts
To spoil your party visitors, aa bacon-wrapped cranberry water chestnuts to your Christmas menu. After all, who can resist a combination of the tastiest foods ever to exist. While prepping and cooking may take a little longer than the recipes above, the result is worth waiting for.
For a glimpse of what you’ll be adding to your basket to make this festive snack see below:
Thick bacon rashers
Canned water chestnuts
Brown sugar (light)
You’ll also need toothpicks to plug the ingredients together to bake and serve these appetizers.
Finding and making great recipes is one of the best ways to begin getting in the holiday spirit. Hopefully, with the snacks above, you can find something your family will love. Beyond Christmas snacks, if you want inspiration for deserts, look no further; you can find plenty in the desert section of this blog.
This is a contributed post