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16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

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16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Kick-off the festivities with these recipes for crowd-pleasing apps.

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16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Apple and Canadian Blue Cheese Tartlets with Icewine Glaze

These sweet-tangy pastries are ideal for easy holiday entertaining.

Get the recipe: Apple and Canadian Blue Cheese Tartlets with Icewine Glaze

By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Bubbly Bacon and Butternut Dip

While the dip is cooling, slice up a fresh baguette and some crudités for dipping.

Get the recipe: Bubbly Bacon and Butternut Dip

By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Mini Cheese Balls

We're bringing back the cheese ball with these bite-size versions of the retro party snack. 

Get the recipe: Mini Cheese Balls

By: Gilean Watts and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Crispy Salmon-Topped Rösti Squares

This baked one-pan version of rösti is our secret to feeding a crowd without spending the evening in front of the stove.

Get the recipe: Crispy Salmon-Topped Rösti Squares

By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Lemon Pepper Bocconcini

Serve these bite-size fresh mozzarella balls with toasted baguette slices.

Get the recipe: Lemon Pepper Bocconcini

By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Smoked Cheddar Pancakes with Pickled Beets

Store-bought pickled beets make a super quick and tasty garnish.

Get the recipe: Smoked Cheddar Pancakes with Pickled Beets

By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Beer and Cheese Fondue Dip

It doesn't get more retro than cheese fondue, and this twist on the classic Swiss recipe offers a hit of Calvados at the end. 

Get the recipe: Beer and Cheese Fondue Dip

By: Annabelle Waugh and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Crispy Cheese-Stuffed Jalapeños

Topped with crispy golden panko bread crumbs, these jalapeños are full of satisfying spicy flavour.

Get the recipe: Crispy Cheese-Stuffed Jalapeños

By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Mini Leek and Bacon Pies

These cute individual-size pies are delicious served either hot, as an elegant starter with a salad, or cold, eaten out of hand with a little HP sauce.

Get the recipe: Mini Leek and Bacon Pies

By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Mini Potato Zucchini Latkes

Serve these veggie patties warm or at room temperature with a dollop of sour cream or our Chunky Applesauce. 

Get the recipe: Mini Potato Zucchini Latkes

By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Sausage Rolls with Honey Mustard Dip

Sausage rolls are a sure hit at cocktail parties.

Get the recipe: Sausage Rolls with Honey Mustard Dip

By: Amanda Barnier and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Savoury Cheddar Cheesecake Spread

With a perfect balance of creamy, spicy, sweet and savoury, we guarantee there will be no leftovers.

Get the recipe: Savoury Cheddar Cheesecake Spread

By: Amanda Barnier and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Wild Mushroom Pâté

Serve this rich, creamy spread at room temperature with crackers or toast points.

Get the recipe: Wild Mushroom Pâté

By: Rheanna Kish and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Shrimp Spring Rolls and Yin Yang Marinated Vegetables

Bring a little bit of Asian flair to the dinner table with this elegant recipe for spring rolls.

Get the recipe: Shrimp Spring Rolls and Yin Yang Marinated Vegetables

By: Arctic Gardens

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Rainbow Root Fries with Chive Mayo

Move over, plain old french fries! Try an array of root vegetables served with our Chive Mayo dip.

Get the recipe: Rainbow Root Fries with Chive Mayo

By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

16 fantastic holiday appetizers that will get the party started

Lazy Cheeseburger Sliders

Everyone will be reaching for these tasty sliders.

Get the recipe: Lazy Cheeseburger Sliders

By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Stacey Brandford

 

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