The holidays are the perfect time for entertaining and hosting a simple cocktail party with good food, family, friends and neighbors. These delicious recipes are sure to be a hit to spread holiday cheer!
Holiday Hosting Party Recipes
Take the guess work out of what to serve by choosing from this list of tried and true holiday favorites - cocktails, appetizers, cookies and snacks.
This festive adult drink is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays!
The beauty of this appetizer is that you can make it as big or small as you need. It can also be made the day ahead and kept wrapped in the refrigerator until needed.
A favorite combo - chocolate and peppermint!
This refreshing cocktail is sure to be a party favorite
These bite sized appetizers are festive and so simple to make with only 5 ingredients
Three different kinds of ginger make this cookie a flavor explosion in your mouth.
We serve this appetizer every Christmas Eve - it can be assembled the morning ahead and kept refrigerated until ready to bake - it disappears quickly!
A delicious shortbread cookie with wonderful spice!
Apple cider in this drink gives it a nice flavor!
These fresh cranberries can be used for snacking or as a garnish on desserts.
A festive cookie with swirls of cranberry.
These appetizers are so good - a flaky puff pastry crust with ham and cheese.
One of our most viewed recipes on the blog - these are easy to make and look so elegant!
Jelly filled shortbread cookies that are a melt in your mouth type cookie!
Delicious grilled shrimp with a homemade tangy fresh cranberry salsa
A simple twist on a White Russian cocktail - a festive drink.
This snack has it all - sweet and salty and super festive for the holidays - makes a great gift too.
This cocktail is a copycat recipe from Applebees and one of our favorites!
Who doesn't love popcorn? This easy to make snack also has that sweet and salty combo!
End your night with this homemade cocoa mix. You could even make separate containers and give away as party favors.
If you are looking for other holiday recipes to try - be sure to check out The Best Brunch Christmas Menu and our Christmas Dinner Menu Plan.
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