Festive Finger Foods and Cold Weather Party Plates

The holidays are a.) wonderful b.) exhausting c.) overwhelming d.) your favorite. If your answer to this multiple choice question is e.) all of the above, then you’re just like me: you love to party, but you’re already a smidge exhausted by week two of December festivities. However, the holidays must go on! Hanukkah is here, Christmas is right around the corner and we need to take advantage of the fact that our tree only has a couple more days before officially dying.

Here are my favorite scrumptious recipes for your upcoming soiree, little creations that will look adorbs on that tray you’ve been wanting to use, and because bite size is the best size. Most of the work can be done ahead of time, which means less stress, more jolly.

Cheese Three Ways

Nix the cheese tray for these gooey single-dish showstoppers

Honey Baked Brie in Puff Pastry with Honey Orange Roasted Almonds


Cheesy Mozzarella Arancini


Goat Cheese – Cherry Tomato Tart Bites


A Little Something Sweet

Sometimes it’s okay to skip dinner and go straight for dessert…

Fluffy Cinnamon Sugar Baked Donuts


The Night Before Christmas Cookie Sandwich


Peppermint Chocolate Cheesecake Bites


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