Every week we pull together some great Canadian recipes from Canadian food bloggers around the web featuring one main ingredient or dish. This week, we want to share with you 20 Holiday Appetizer ideas that will keep everyone glued to your snack table!

20 Holiday Appetizers | Food Bloggers of Canada

When it comes to the holiday, some people love the main dishes: the turkey, the tourtière, the mashed potatoes, the salmon... Others, just adore snacking on yummy treats. Count me in for Group #2!

For us snackers, there's nothing more fun than staying glued to an appetizer table that has a bountiful charcuterie board with delicious cheeses, olives, fruits, sweet confitures, cured meats... yum! If on top of that, you have some crostini, tarts, creamy dips and -of course- wine, then we are truly in paradise.

To please your guests in Group #2 (and everyone else, obviously) we've collected 20 holiday appetizers ideas that are both super tasty and easy to make. Put them on a big grazing table and let people pick and choose or pass them round on trays.  However you do it, enjoy the holidays!

Holiday Appetizers

By Food Bloggers of Canada

  • Ricotta Crostini with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    The recipe for these [Ricotta Crostini with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto](https://www.bitememore.com/feedme/387/legrand-ricotta-crostini-with-sun-dried-tomato-pesto) is super easy and simply scrumptious. Crusty toasted bread topped with Le Grand Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto, creamy ricotta cheese, zesty lemon, and peppery arugula. The ultimate in speedy appetizers! From **Bite Me More**.

  • Roasted Turkey & Black Currant Brie Bites

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    Make this unique and delicious easy [Turkey Brie Appetizer](https://foodmeanderings.com/turkey-brie-appetizer/) with leftover turkey. This crostini recipe only takes a few minutes to throw together. From **Food Meanderings**.

  • Lemon Whipped Ricotta with Cranberry Honey

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This delicious [Lemon Whipped Ricotta](https://www.theendlessmeal.com/lemon-whipped-ricotta/) is topped with a simple-to-make cranberry honey. It's a super easy appetizer recipe that will be a hit at any party. From **The Endless Meal**.

  • Manchego Cheese, Ham and Olive Bites

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    Sometimes the simplest foods make the best recipes. Delicious entertaining made easy with these [Manchego Cheese, Ham and Olive Bites](https://www.mykitchenlove.com/manchego-cheese-ham-olive-bites/). An easy appetizer for the busy holiday season. From **My Kitchen Love**.

  • Warm Olives with Orange Marmalade, Thyme, & Garlic

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    Thanksgiving, Christmas, the holiday season in general, any day, really, [Warm Olives](https://yummybeet.com/warm-marinated-olives-with-orange-marmalade-thyme-garlic/) don’t disappoint. Here, orange marmalade, thyme, and garlic permeate every olive for a robust, addictive bite. From **Yummy Beet**.

  • Citrus and Fennel Crostini

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    These [Citrus and Fennel Crostini](http://kitchenuncorked.com/2017/12/04/citrus-fennel-crostini/) combine citrus Pinot Gris wine jelly and pickled fennel with seasonal pomegranate and some creamy brie cheese. Delicious! From **Kitchen Uncorked**.

  • Parmesan Cheese Puffs with Smoked Salmon Mousse

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    These [Parmesan Cheese Puffs](http://foodnouveau.com/recipes/appetizers/parmesan-cheese-puffs/), a basic but delicious variety of gougères, are filled with an easy-to-make smoked salmon mousse. The perfect cocktail bite! From **Food Nouveau**.

  • Cranberry Almond Baked Brie

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    [Creamy Brie](http://loveinmyoven.com/cranberry-almond-baked-brie/) topped with almonds and tart cranberries, all wrapped up in a puff pastry and baked until warm and gooey. It doesn't get better than this. From **Love In My Oven**.

  • Charcuterie Board

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    [Charcuterie Boards](https://www.prairiewindslife.com/recipes/charcuterie-board) like this one include creamy cheeses paired with fresh fruit and milder cured meats. Milder hard cheeses pair well with spicier meats and dried fruits and nuts. From **Prairie Winds Life**.

  • Smoked Salmon on Pumpernickel Rye

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    [Pumpernickel German Rye Bread](https://www.bakersbeans.ca/smoked-salmon-on-pumpernickel-rye/) is a heavy, dense and simply flavoured bread so it pairs amazingly with Pacific West Coast smoked salmon and cream cheese. From **Bakers Bean**.

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