Baked Camembert with bacon-wrapped breadsticks

Christmas buffet recipes

40 Recipes

Dig-in dishes that make short work of feeding a crowd.

Baked Camembert with bacon-wrapped breadsticks

2.5

(2 ratings)

Gooey, melted cheese and crispy, golden bread make a stunning centrepiece to share with friends over drinks or as a dinner party starter - make ahead for fuss-free entertaining
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Christmas tree garlic bread

5

(2 ratings)

Each piece of this pull-apart bread has a melted mozarella centre. Brushed with garlic butter and served with a tomato dipping sauce, this will be a hit at any Christmas party buffet table
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

Brie, apple & onion tart

5

(2 ratings)

Apples and cheese make perfect partners in this puff pastry tart, ideal for using up the remnants of a cheeseboard or leftover cranberry sauce - serve hot or cold for a Boxing Day buffet
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sausage & fennel seed slices

0

(0 ratings)

Slice this make-ahead sausage roll into bite-sized pieces for a delicious canapé - ideal for Christmas and New Year's Eve parties...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Pigs in puff pastry blankets

5

(1 rating)

Serve these irresistibly buttery pastry-wrapped chipolatas as a Christmas dinner side dish - they're perfect as party canapés too
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Mac ’n’ cheese sliders

0

(0 ratings)

Feed a crowd at a party or buffet with these American-themed canapés of crispy squares of macaroni cheese, sandwiched in mini bread rolls
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mini chicken fajitas

5

(2 ratings)

These Mexican inspired party nibbles are filled with spicy chipotle chicken and peppers - make ahead for fuss-free entertaining
  • 43 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Niçoise toasts

0

(0 ratings)

These bite-sized, crostini-like mouthfuls are packed with robust Mediterranean flavours including anchovies, capers and olives
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Spanish skewers

3.75

(1 rating)

A nod to traditional tapas, these freezable party canapés of potatoes, red pepper and chorizo can be made in advance
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Thai turkey filo dippers

5

(1 rating)

Fill filo pastry parcels with turkey or chicken mince, spring onions and ginger for a buffet nibble or party canapé similar to a spring roll
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Triple cheese & aubergine lasagne

5

(1 rating)

Fill sheets of pasta with tomato, aubergine and ricotta for a delicious vegetarian main - perfect for feeding a crowd
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

DIY British beef crostini

5

(3 ratings)

Elegant yet full-flavoured, guests will love putting together these bites - make the beef and crème fraîche topping in advance to get ahead
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Bao buns with spicy pork

5

(1 rating)

These fluffy steamed Chinese bites are filled with hoisin pork, perfect as part of a party buffet or canapé platter
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Four & twenty chicken & ham pie

4.82143

(7 ratings)

There aren't any blackbirds baked into it, but this stunning centrepiece will impress with its layers of nuts, fruit, chicken and gammon
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • A challenge

Salmon & herby potato coulibiacs

4.8

(5 ratings)

An impressive addition to any buffet, this puff pastry parcel is filled with fish in a creamy parsley, dill and lemon sauce
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

Baked buffalo chicken wings

4.56

(25 ratings)

Sticky spiced wings make great finger food or canapés, and this version skips the deep-fried stage so they're healthier
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Bourbon-glazed pork belly chunks

4.625

(6 ratings)

Your guests will snap up these cubes of crispy belly pork in sticky, sweet whiskey marinade with soy, anise and honey flavours
  • 3 hours and 45 mins
  • Easy

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