8 Easy Christmas Recipes Perfect for Your Next Party

Made with honey, apple cider, bourbon, black tea, and spices, it tastes just as good as it looks. And, it only takes 5 minutes to make and can be made for one or as a batch for a crowd!

Apple Cider Hot Toddies 

Gooey melted brie cheese, accompanied by sweet figs and a drizzle of honey, makes this irresistible appetizer a real crowd pleaser that you and your guests will love. And, it only takes 15 minutes to whip up!

Baked Brie with Figs and Honey

These Spicy Cranberry Shrimp are the perfect appetizer for the holidays. Made with cranberries, jalapenos, lime, soy sauce, and ginger, your guests will be asking for this recipe!

Spicy Cranberry Shrimp

These easy Mistletoe Cranberry Margaritas are the perfect big batch cocktail to serve at any of your holiday parties and festivities. They’re perfect to make ahead, so you’re not stuck playing bartender at your next holiday party.

Cranberry Pitcher Margaritas

The Negroni Sbagliato, also known as the “wrong Negroni” or Negroni Spritz, is a twist on the classic Negroni cocktail. Originating in Milan, this lighter-tasting version of the classic is refreshing and delicious for fans of bubbly drinks!

Negroni Spritz (Sbagliato)

This Cranberry Mistletoe Martini with Vodka is one of the easiest and tastiest cocktail recipes you can make for the holiday season. It only takes 4 ingredients and 5 minutes to make this cocktail.

Cranberry Martini

These chicken marsala meatballs have all the delicious flavors of chicken marsala rolled into a meatball. Using these as a Christmas party appetizer will certainly be a crowd-pleaser.

Chicken Marsala Meatballs

Mini charcuterie boards are perfect for Christmas or Holiday parties. Each guest will feel extra special with their own mini board. 

Mini Charcuterie Boards

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