Christmas buffet

Christmas buffet recipes

43 Recipes

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

Smoked cheese in blankets

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(0 ratings)

Jazz up your Christmas buffet table with these smoky cheese bites, wrapped in pancetta with sprigs of rosemary. Serve golden, crispy and piping hot
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Christmas ceviche with guacamole

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The sweetness of smoked salmon gives ceviche a new, festive spin. Scoop into both dips together, getting some of the creamy guac and spicy piquant ceviche
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Baked Camembert dough ball platter

5

(1 rating)

The ultimate easy-going food for a crowd: a tear-and-share dough ball platter, served with rosemary-spiked gooey cheese, ready for some serious dipping
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

Turkish lamb flatbread

5

(1 rating)

Perfect finger food for a party, put out this spiced lamb flatbread, sliced into squares and watch it disappear in minutes
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Cranberry & orange Chelsea bun tree

5

(2 ratings)

These are filled with tangy orange and cranberry, spices and a spiral of grated marzipan. Serve with a cup of coffee as part of a holiday brunch
  • 1 hour and 22 mins
  • More effort

Cheese stars

5

(1 rating)

Show off your cooking skills and get in the festive spirit with these fun looking easy cheesy treats - they make great party snacks for grazing guests
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Baba ganoush & sesame crackers

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This intense, smoky aubergine dip is ideal for a party platter with plenty of crackers for serial munchers. The blackened skins add depth of flavour
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Christmas tree garlic bread

5

(3 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

4.375

(4 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

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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

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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

(4 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

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

Spanish skewers

3.75

(3 ratings)

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

3.75

(2 ratings)

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

(2 ratings)

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

(4 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

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