Planning to host a holiday gathering or just need a tasty dish to take to a holiday gathering? Look no further for several delicious ideas that are fun and festive, but quick and easy to put together.
Don't let planning for the food become a daunting task! Use this simple guide for helping determine how many pieces or servings you'll need per person. This is a good rule of thumb but may not always be accurate depending on your guests! Err on the side of having too much instead of not enough and plan for a little extra wiggle room. (You'll have some delicious leftovers for later!)
Now try these quick and easy, crowd-pleasing apps for your next holiday gathering!
Marry Me Chicken Dip from Ansley @tidal_tastes
Ansley transforms this incredibly popular recipe for Marry Me Chicken into a mouth-watering dip that will have guests scraping the dish clean with the last of the tortilla chips.
Mini Hot Honey Chicken Biscuits from Chef Mark Phillips @chefsoutherntemp
Chef Mark has created the perfect bite sized chicken biscuits with crispy crunchy chicken bites, tossed in hot honey and served on cheesy mini biscuits. These are sure to please any crowd!
Cranberry Orange Meatballs from Nicole @goldengracekitchen
Nicole's cranberry orange meatballs are the perfect appetizer for entertaining. They come together in just a few minutes with an easy, but flavorful sauce. The recipe is gluten free and dairy free too and is a great make ahead dish. Refrigerate a few days ahead of time or freeze for up to 3 months!
Satay Peanut Butter Chicken Skewers from Jess @sliceofjess
A quick appetizer or dinner thanks to cooking in the air fryer. Serve on skewers with the peanut butter sauce for dipping as an appetizer or over ramen noodles mixed with the peanut butter sauce for a deliciously easy meal. Either way it's a winner!
Barbecue Potato Chip Crusted Chicken Fingers with Dill Pickle Dip from the Springer Mountain Farms Kitchen
The sweet heat of the barbecue potato chips create a tantalizing crust on the chicken strips that pairs perfectly with the tangy dill pickle dip.
Air Fryer Southwestern Egg Rolls from the Springer Mountain Farms Kitchen
The crispiness of the eggs rolls is all thanks to the air fryer! The southwestern flavors from the ingredients will have your guests going back for seconds and thirds. These can be rolled ahead of time for quick cooking or even "fried" ahead of time and frozen to be reheated later. Serve with your favorite ranch dipping sauce, salsa or guacamole.