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When deciding what type of Christmas party food you are going to have to first answer the question, "What kind of Christmas party is it?".

The answer will totally determine what you are going to serve.

Some party food ideas are:

  • Christmas Dinner Party (whether a Sit Down Christmas Dinner or Christmas Dinner Buffet)
  • Christmas Appetizer Party
  • Christmas Theme Desserts
  • Christmas Cookie Exchange

    If your Christmas party has a theme, you should bring the theme into your party food. Reading about the food choices for a winter wonderland party or an alpine theme party will give you some examples.
  • Here are some fun, festive Christmas foods:

    Festive Turkey Cups

    1 (12 ounce) can refrigerated biscuits
    1 package turkey gravy mix
    1 cup milk
    1 tablespoon butter
    1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
    1 (4 ounce) jar diced pimentos
    1 cup cubed cooked turkey (or chicken)
    1/4 teaspoon thyme leaves

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In muffin pans, press 1 biscuit onto bottom and sides of each cup. Chill until ready to fill. Blend gravy mix and milk and set aside. Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add peas, pimentos, turkey and thyme until heated. Pour gravy mixture over turkey mixture. Cook, stirring constantly 1 minute or until thickened. Spoon turkey mixture into biscuit cups. Bake 15 minutes. Makes 10.

    Warm Punch

    2 (64 ounce) bottles cranberry-tangerine juice drink
    5 cups apple juice
    2/3 cup sugar
    4 (3 inch) cinnamon sticks
    1 tsp. ground cinnamon

    Combine all ingredients in a large pot. Heat to boiling. Simmer 10 minutes. Serve warm in a punch bowl (one that is heat proof). You can also chill and serve over ice. Garnish with orance slices and whole cloves. Makes 30 cups.


    2 cups sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 Tablespoon butter 1/2 cup milk 2/3 cup water 2 cups pecans

    Combine all ingredients in large saucepan. Cook until it reaches softball stage. Remove from heat and beat until candy starts to thicken (about 2 minute). Drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper and let cool.

    Other Christmas Food Ideas

    You can take any food and make it perfect for the Christmas season by the way you present it.

    Some ideas for taking any party food and making it more Christmas-y include:

  • Putting it on a holiday theme serving dish
  • Adding some garnish of red and green (cherry tomatoes, sprigs of Rosemary, etc.)
  • Including festive tabletop decorations
  • Label food items on your buffet with Christmas words and phrases.

  • More Christmas Recipes

    Here are some ideas from our Recipe Pages. These aren't necessarily Christmas themed party foods, but they are good for a party any time of year!

  • Easy Party Food

  • Easy Party Appetizer Recipes

  • Easy Party Punch Recipes

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