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These fun shaped savory Christmas foods are excellent for putting smiles on faces. These Christmas appetizers add a touch of fun, by working themselves into Christmas trees, wreaths, elf hats and more. People don’t always talk about the savory, non-gumdrop-covered side of holiday cooking. Here, we’ll showcase some of the most delicious Christmas dishes that are perfect for entertaining!
Our Favorite Fun Shaped Savory Christmas Foods
Add a little festive fun to your everyday dishes, appetizers and holiday potluck dishes with inspiration from these fun shaped savory Christmas foods. Baking aside, there’s a lot of ways to impress with your cooking skills around the holidays. These dishes take everything we love about the flair, color and fun design of holiday baking, in a savory dish you can enjoy any time of the day!
Find some inspiration for festive and healthy dishes you can serve up for your dinner guests. Whether it’s your next go-to holiday salad recipe, these are some dishes you’re going to want to add to your recipe book. Coming up with meal plans around the holidays can be downright stressful. One of the ways I like to get ahead of schedule, is to get exactly what I need to make a few simple recipes over the next few days. Avoid the Christmas-season grocery store mayhem and get prepared with these enjoyable and cheerful dishes!
Savory Christmas Foods for Entertaining
The best thing to do with these stunning dishes is to present them to your Christmas guests this season! Use serving trays, and all of your favorite holiday serving ware and dishes to put these recipes in the spotlight. You can coordinate with a thematic dessert, or appetizer to really bring it all together. Better yet, you could even find something that fits in with your beloved Christmas decor.
Celebrate Christmas in style with this cute Christmas tree shaped vegetable platter! Broccoli makes the green branches, red cherry tomatoes make the ornaments, cauliflower makes the white snow and the yellow bell pepper makes the bright star! Plus, it’s vegan.
This beautiful edible Christmas wreath appetizer platter will be the talk of your Holiday party! Christmas wreath veggie tray made out of broccoli, cherry tomatoes and fresh rosemary, with the dipping sauce in the middle – yes, please!
This simple Christmas Tree Cheese Plate is the best make ahead appetizer for your Christmas party or Christmas day dinner. A Christmas tree shaped holiday appetizer with easy to find ingredients perfect for a crowd.
So quick to make, but this Easy Christmas Appetizer “Hummus Wreath” is guaranteed to impress everyone at your holiday party! Even better? It can be made completely ahead – total bonus during the busy holiday season! | Vegetarian | Gluten Free (Depending on Your Choice of Optional Dippers)
The beloved, classic chicken Cobb salad gets a holiday twist! Hearts of romaine lettuce are perfectly suited to become a “Christmas tree,” complete with tomato-ornaments, a golden pepper-star … even packages under the tree! This Holiday Salad is surprisingly simple to make, and can even be made ahead! | Vegetarian Option | Gluten Free
Add that homemade touch and wow your guests with this festive display. This Homemade Cheese dip shaped into a Pine Cone or a Christmas tree makes for a perfect festivity decoration.
Thanks for checking out these delicious, fun shaped holiday dishes! I love these recipe ideas for when you’d rather put out something salty, than something sweet. The holidays are full of crowd-favorite dessert and baking staples, but it’s about time you had some go-to appetizers and snack ideas for when tummies start to rumble.
Whether it’s a snack board to fuel some last minute gift wrapping, or a fabulous holiday-themed appetizer, you’ll be on the ball with these recipe ideas!
More Festive Inspiration
Get your Christmas inspiration fix and more with some of our other holiday entertaining and gift ideas.
What are some of your favorite, go-to recipes around the holidays? Chances are you might not have a favorite Christmas salad, or pull-apart bread! What I love most about these recipes is they’re the perfect festive touch for any potluck or Christmas spread. Bring one around to your friend or family member’s house this year, or your office potluck and let us know how it goes.
Anne is the head gift giver here at Unique Gifter. She loves figure skating, studying wine, and dreaming up amazing gift ideas for all occasions. She has been gifting since she was a kid - her first business was making gift baskets!
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