Whether you’re hosting or attending a holiday party this year, chances are you’ll need to prepare some type of food. Save time and make one of these easy holiday appetizers. The hardest part is choosing which one.

Try one of these easy holiday appetizers this year. Your family will love snacking on one of these easy holiday appetizers while they enjoy holiday family time. These appetizer recipes are easy to make ahead and perfect for Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter and even the 4th of July.  These simple appetizers are crowd pleasers and easy to make too.  #onecrazymom #appetizerrecipes #holidays #holidayfood

Easy holiday appetizers

If you don’t want to spend a ton of time in the kitchen, these are the best recipes to try. Not only are they quick but they taste delicious. Any of these will be a hit at the next party.

No one wants to be stuck in the kitchen for hours and these recipes solve that problem. It is a busy time of year and I would rather be hanging out with my kids and family.

Make one of these amazing recipes for the best appetizer. Not only are these great for Christmas parties but perfect for New Years as well.

Let’s get started so you can choose a couple to make. I think you will love all of these Easy Holiday Appetizers. They are much better than store bought and super easy.

1. Homemade Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

This is a delicious recipe and so much fun to make. Get the kids to help and everyone will have a blast making and eating these easy Mozzarella cheese sticks.

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks
They are really so simple to make. Once you give these a try, you won’t ever buy those frozen ones from the grocery store again.

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2. Buffalo Chicken Dip

This recipe combines the deliciousness of Buffalo Chicken into an easy-to-eat dip that is even easier to make in your Crock Pot.

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip
This Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip is packed with great flavor and easy to make since the slow cooker does all the work! It is perfect for parties, Game Day and more.

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3. Best Fruit Dip

If you have cream cheese in your fridge and marshmallow cream and Smuckers in your pantry, you can make the best fruit dip recipe. It is delicious with any type of fruit, graham crackers and more.

2 Ingredient Fruit Dip
It doesn’t get much easier than this 2 ingredient fruit dip recipe! Perfect for parties. It’s so easy the kids can make it!

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4. Stuffed Cheesy Bread

Running low on time?  This recipe for stuffed cheesy bread just takes 15 minutes to prepare, and your family will be begging you to make more!

Stuffed Cheesy Bread
My entire family loves it when I make this stuffed cheesy bread recipe! It only takes 15 minutes to make and it is definitely a house favorite!

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5. Frozen Yogurt Bites

If your kids are fans of Gogurt then they will love this healthy and yummy treat.  Make your very own frozen yogurt bites.

Easy Frozen Yogurt Bites
Learn how to make easy frozen yogurt bites for a tasty and healthy treat for the kids. Plus, you will save money too!

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6. Black Bean Salsa

Warm up on a cold winter day with this recipe for Black Bean Salsa.  It is so easy to make and just takes a few ingredients that you probably already have on hand.

Black Bean Corn Salsa Recipe
Try this easy Black bean salsa for a delicious dip or topping idea sure to be a hit. With just a few ingredients, black bean corn salsa recipe is quick and easy.

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7. Caramel Apple Nachos

Having a hard time getting your kids to eat healthy foods?  Trick them with this fun name:  Caramel Apple Nachos! These would be great to hold your kids over until the big Christmas dinner.

Easy Caramel Apple Nachos
Try easy caramel apple nachos recipe for a fun treat. Layers of crispy apples topped with decadent caramel sauce, chocolate chips and more come together for a delicious snack or dessert.

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8. Pepperoni Cheese Ball

If you’re tired of making the same old cheese ball, change things up this year with this recipe for a Pepperoni Cheese Ball! The flavor combination is amazing.

Pepperoni Cheese Ball
Pepperoni cheese ball is the best snack for parties, Game Day and more. The flavor is delicious and everyone loves the pepperoni.

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9. Cucumber Onion Salad

This recipe is so easy to make and the ingredients are pretty inexpensive.  I love that this stays fresh in the refrigerator for at least a week.

Cucumber Onion Salad
This simple and inexpensive Cucumber Onion Salad Recipe is simply fabulous! The flavor is amazing but it is just so easy to prepare.

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10. Pretzel Bites

If you love getting soft pretzels at the mall then you’ll love making these homemade pretzel bites! Also, don’t forget to make some Cheese Sauce to dip them in.

Homemade Pretzel Bites
This Pretzel Bites Recipe make a great afternoon snack or party appetizer, especially when they’re dipped in cheese sauce. Your guests will be impressed that you made homemade pretzel bites.

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11. Fiesta Ranch Dip

This recipe for Fiesta Ranch Dip is a hit for almost any gathering.  It is one of our favorite recipes that I make for parties.

Fiesta Dip
Try this easy Fiesta Ranch Dip Recipe at your next party or gathering. You will be surprised how delicious this easy fiesta ranch dip is to make!

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12. Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball

Who doesn’t love bacon?  Embrace your love of bacon with this recipe for a Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball.

Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball
Bacon ranch cheese ball recipe is a simple recipe but a real crowd pleaser. Everyone loves bacon and this cheeseball is perfect for any occasion.

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13. Garlic and Onion Cheese Ball

Here’s another way to jazz up a cheese ball – make a Garlic and Onion Cheese Ball! Oh my my family just loves this. The garlic and onion taste delicious.

Garlic and Onion Cheese Ball
Garlic onion cheese ball is a delicious and classic cheese ball recipe. Tons of garlic and cheddar flavor make this the best appetizer or snack. Try this for Game Day, holidays and more.

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14. Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies

This classic appetizer never gets old. With very little work, this savory appetizer comes together for a tasty crowd pleaser.

Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies
Everyone loves this really easy Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies Recipe. These little smokes come together in about 35 minutes and will disappear before your eyes! The combination of bacon and brown sugar is magical!

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15. BBQ Little Smokies

You only need 3 simple ingredients to make this easy appetizer. The crock pot does all of the work for this delicious recipe.

BBQ Little Smokies
Try Crockpot bbq little smokies for a quick and easy appetizer idea without any work. With just 3 simple ingredients, this recipe comes together easily in the slow cooker for the best little smokies recipe. The sauce is so delicious and flavorful.

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16. Bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers 

With only 3 ingredients and tons of gooey cheese, this recipe will be a hit. It has the perfect amount of heat and takes very little time to make.

Bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers
You have to try Bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers with only 3 ingredients! So much cheesy goodness, bacon and more make this the perfect game day snack or party appetizer.

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17. Slow Cooker Grape Jelly Meatballs

If you are looking for simple but delicious, make these 3 ingredient meatballs. Toss them in the crock pot for effortless party food.

Slow Cooker Grap Jelly Meatballs
Make these delicious Crock Pot Grape Jelly Meatballs with only 3 ingredients! They are savory and sweet and amazing for game day, parties and much more.

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18. Easy Sausage Balls Recipe

Everyone loves sausage balls and they are so easy to make. Make this delicious recipe for a great appetizer in minutes.

Sausage Balls Recipe
I have the best Sausage Balls Recipe to share with you. This is one of my favorite appetizers to cook for parties, holidays and more. These are super easy to make and delicious too!

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19. Spinach artichoke dip recipe 

Each bite of Spinach dip is so creamy and packed with artichokes too. Try it with tortilla chips, crackers or veggies.

Spinach artichoke dip recipe
Spinach artichoke dip recipe is a classic and delicious recipe perfect for parties. The entire dip is so creamy and very easy to make.

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20. Jalapeno popper dip recipe

Jazz up your appetizers with this creamy and cheesy Jalapeno Popper dip. It has the perfect amount of heat and it’s topped with bacon.

Jalapeno popper dip recipe
Step up your appetizer game with this creamy Jalapeno popper dip recipe. The entire dish is creamy with the perfect amount of heat and topped with bacon and more cheese.

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The Best Holiday Appetizer Recipes

Over the holidays my family eats a ton of appetizers. We basically snack all day long, so I hope these will help you with your next holiday.

Photo collage of meatballs, spinach dip. bacon wrapped smokies and cheeseball.

What are your favorite Easy Holiday Appetizers?

There is just something so fun about eating finger food and bite size treats. These Christmas appetizer recipes will be a hit on Christmas Eve, New years and more.

Try one of these simple and delicious holiday appetizers this year. Your family will love snacking on one of these easy holiday appetizers while they enjoy holiday family time. These appetizer recipes are easy to make ahead and perfect for Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter and even the 4th of July.  These simple appetizers are crowd pleasers and easy to make too.  #onecrazymom #appetizerrecipes #holidays #holidayfood

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