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Christmas buffet recipes

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Entertaining a crowd this Christmas? We have all the buffet dishes you need for a festive party, including canapés, dips and easy sharing plates.

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  • A collection of caramelised mushroom tartlets

    Caramelised mushroom tartlets

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.11 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

  • Vegetarian sausage rolls served on a board

    Vegetarian sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.25 ratings

    Try our flavourful vegetarian sausage rolls, packed with mushrooms, chestnuts, leeks and cheese. They're perfect for a picnic or served with salad for lunch

  • Vegan sausage rolls on a wire rack

    Vegan sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.19 ratings

    Pack a picnic, or deck out a buffet table with these moreish vegan sausage rolls, made with mushrooms, brown rice miso, mustard and sage

  • Mac ‘n’ cheese bites canapes on a serving plate

    Mac 'n' cheese bites

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Catering for guests with different diets or tastes? These mac ‘n’ cheese bites are ideal party food. From mushrooms to olives, top with whatever you like

  • Beetroot & rye tartines served on a large plate

    Beetroot & rye tartines

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    If you're keen to rustle up lighter party nibbles for a celebration, these low-calorie beetroot tartines with pastrami or mackerel are ideal

  • Cupcake Christmas tree

    Cupcake Christmas tree

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Bake to impress with this stunning edible centrepiece - perfect for a Christmas party buffet, or as an alternative to Christmas pudding

  • Cheese & pineapple canapés served on a plate

    Cheese & pineapple canapés

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Spruce up cheese and pineapple with these tasty halloumi, sesame and mint canapés. Perfect for entertaining, they use just four ingredients

  • Chicken & basil meatballs on skewers

    Chicken & basil meatballs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Serve these Thai chicken chicory bites and roasted pepper skewers when you're next entertaining. Both make great low-calorie, healthy dinner party canapés

  • Baked camembert dough ball platter

    Baked camembert dough ball platter

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.8 ratings

    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

  • Christmas tree garlic bread

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.10 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

  • Chocolate & walnut pavlova with madeira & tangerines

    Chocolate & walnut pavlova with madeira & tangerines

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Who says meringue is only for summer? Add rich dark chocolate and pair with walnuts, madeira-spiked cream and tangerine for a wonderful winter dessert

  • Samosas on board with raita

    Vegetable samosas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.49 ratings

    Serve up these crisp vegan samosas as a tasty starter or side dish with your favourite curry. They also make great buffet food for your next party.

  • Triple pigs in blankets presented in a baking dish

    Triple pigs in blankets

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Pack in three times the flavour with these triple pigs in blankets. You can prepare them a day or two in advance and keep on a baking tray in the fridge

  • Aubergine & chickpea bites on a serving platter

    Aubergine & chickpea bites

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    Combine chickpeas and aubergine with garlic and cumin for these tasty, healthy vegan canapés. Everyone will love them served with our harissa yogurt

  • A gold plate serving a butternut, sage & hazelnut quiche

    Butternut, sage & hazelnut quiche

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.16 ratings

    Hosting a veggie dinner party? Try our autumnal quiche with butternut squash, plus sage and hazelnut for a festive flavour – ideal for a meat-free Christmas

  • A plate serving carrot & caraway crackers

    Carrot & caraway crackers

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    If you're catering for vegans at a party, make these easy carrot canapés that everyone will love. Top with a sprig of dill and a vegetable crisp to impress

  • Smoked salmon Scotch eggs cut into two

    Smoked salmon Scotch eggs

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Smoked salmon and eggs is a cracking breakfast combination – take it to the next level with these Scotch eggs, flavoured with herbs, capers, lemon and cayenne

  • Oysters with an apple & horseradish dressing on a silver tray with ice

    Oysters with apple & horseradish dressing

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Drizzle apple and horseradish dressing over oysters for a sophisticated seafood starter to share. Serve on a bed of ice or rock salt with sprigs of dill

  • Cauliflower cheese rolls served on a decorative plate

    Cauliflower cheese rolls

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Impress guests with our creamy cauliflower cheese rolls. These easy canapés are wrapped in crunchy filo pastry and topped with sesame seeds

  • Sticky bourbon BBQ wings with blue cheese dip

    Sticky bourbon BBQ wings with blue cheese dip

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.17 ratings

    The cool blue cheese & soured cream dip takes the edge off the heat in the sauce. Dip in the chicken wings or the celery and radishes – or do both!

  • Beetroot & blackberry cured salmon served on a plate with dill and sourdough crackers

    Beetroot & blackberry cured salmon

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Curing your own salmon is well worth it for taste and wow-factor. Serve this beetroot and berries version as a starter or on crackers as a canapé

  • Mac ’n’ cheese sliders

    Mac ’n’ cheese sliders

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Feed a crowd at a party or buffet with these American-themed canapés of crispy squares of macaroni cheese, sandwiched in mini bread rolls

  • Potato cakes with smoked salmon & cream cheese

    Potato cakes with smoked salmon & cream cheese

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 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

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