For all things meat-free and bitesize, try these vegetarian Christmas canapé recipes. If you're putting on a feast and letting guests pick and eat, our Christmas buffet recipes are all that you need. There's more dinner party inspiration with this selection of festive drinks recipes.

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  • Potato cakes with smoked salmon & cream cheese

    Potato cakes with smoked salmon & cream cheese

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    Irish potato cakes, or farls, make a delicious base for these smoked salmon, cream cheese and caperberry canapés - simply slice into squares and serve

  • Smoked salmon, dill & lemon paté

    Smoked salmon, dill & lemon paté

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.46 ratings

    Five minutes is all you need to whip up this creamy fish dish, great served as a dip or starter

  • Cucumber prawn cocktail cups on a platter

    Cucumber prawn cocktail cups

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Rustle up these cucumber prawn cocktail cups for a speedy starter. Ideal at Christmas time, they‘re served on lettuce leaves and topped with crispy shallots.

  • Pull-apart garlic rolls with baked camembert in a square tray

    Pull-apart garlic rolls with baked camembert

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Create a memorable sharing experience with our pull-apart garlic rolls – they're baked with a wheel of gooey baked camembert, making them ideal for big gatherings such as Boxing Day

  • Rosemary polenta bites with peperonata triangles

    Rosemary polenta bites with peperonata

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Serve our rosemary polenta bites with peperonata as canapés or a starter ahead of a celebration. They're ideal for a special occasion such as Christmas

  • Tikka jackfruit mini poppadums served on a plate

    Tikka jackfruit mini poppadums

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    Make these jackfruit canapés with curry paste, mango, chilli and coriander for a lighter, meat-free alternative when you're throwing a party

  • Nut roast rolls with a bowl of dipping sauce

    Nut roast rolls

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Bake these vegetarian nut roast rolls for a Boxing Day buffet or summer picnic. They're packed with mushrooms, lentils and nuts, and encased in puff pastry

  • Baked ham hock pots served in three dishes

    Baked ham hock pots

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Save time and energy at Christmas with these easy, no-fuss baked ham hock pots as a starter. They’re great to begin a Christmas menu and set the festive mood

  • Figs with goat's cheese, pistachios & honey on a plate

    Figs with goat's cheese, pistachios & honey

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make the party season stress-free with these simple throw-together fig and goat's cheese canapés. For added luxury, try using truffle-infused honey

  • A selection of curried parsnip soup shots

    Curried parsnip soup shots

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Treat dinner guests to healthy, spiced soup shots – they make great canapés. The crispy kale version is vegan while meat eaters can opt for a prosciutto topping

  • Hot smoked salmon & beetroot served on a large platter

    Hot smoked salmon & beetroot platter

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Serve this smoked salmon dish as a starter on a special occasion such as at Christmas. With beetroot, rocket and walnuts, it‘s full of colour and texture.

  • Easy hedgehog canapé skewers served on a tray

    Easy hedgehog canapé skewers

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Make these crowd-pleasing hedgehog canapé skewers for a party. With tomato and mozzarella, cheese and pineapple, and prawn and cucumber options, they're perfect for a family gathering

  • Vegan mushroom pâté canapes with candied walnuts served on a platter

    Vegan mushroom pâté

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Prepare these vegan pâté and candied walnut canapés ahead of time. When the party starts, all you need to do is pop them in the oven

  • Pastrami-cured salmon with pickles and rye bread

    Pastrami-cured salmon

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Serve this gravadlax-style salmon on Christmas morning with bagels, or for festive canapés. It's inspired by a New York deli breakfast

  • Christmas dinner sausage rolls served on a tray

    Christmas dinner sausage roll

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.16 ratings

    Combine the best bits of a Christmas dinner in one moreish bite with these canapés. Ideal for a festive buffet

  • Truffle arancini on plate

    Truffle arancini

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    These moreish arancini balls are made extra-special with the flavours of truffle and punchy cheese. They're perfect for a starter or as canapés at a party

  • Sticky shallot, fig & almond filo parcels served on a decorative platter

    Sticky shallot, fig & almond filo parcels

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Serve these heavenly sweet and savoury parcels made with shallots, fig and almonds as vegan canapés at Christmas. Try adding some feta if you're not vegan

  • Smoked salmon tartines served on a plate

    Smoked salmon tartines

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Grow primroses from January to April and use the flowers to make a delicious topping for these sourdough tartines. They make a lovely light lunch, starter or canapé

  • Mini New York cheesecakes

    Mini New York cheesecakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    Everyone's favourite dessert is now bitesize! This simple-to-make traybake can be cut into mini bites for the ultimate sweet canapé

  • Arancini balls served with a dip

    Arancini balls

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.17 ratings

    Adapt these arancini rice balls to your liking: add fresh herbs, sundried tomatoes or chopped ham. You can also make the balls from leftover cold risotto

  • Asparagus wraps with lemon mayo

    Asparagus wraps with lemon mayo

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    A quick and classic spring canapé of tender green stems wrapped in Parma ham with a light citrus dip

  • Mini jacket potatoes

    Mini jacket potatoes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Bake up some new potatoes and top with soured cream and chives for a bite-sized, simple canapé

  • Steak lettuce cups on a plate

    Steak lettuce cups

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Rustle up these easy steak canapés to serve at a party. With two sauces to accompany them, they're delicious and healthy too

  • A collection of caramelised mushroom tartlets

    Caramelised mushroom tartlets

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.17 ratings

    Try these super-clever caramelised mushroom tartlets on those occasions when you're entertaining and need an exciting canapé, but could do without the faff

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