Photo gallery: 8 easy and elegant holiday appetizers

Easy to grab and sure to impress your guests, these eight appetizer recipes make holiday entertaining a breeze.

By Amanda Barnier and The Test Kitchen
Photography by Jeff Coulson/TC Media

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1. Chorizo and Black Bean Empanadas

While these savoury little pies take a bit of time to prepare, they are well worth the effort. The dough is forgiving and can handle being stretched over the filling. Serve with a tomatillo or tomato salsa.

Recipe: Chorizo and Black Bean Empanadas

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