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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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  • Puff pastry mince pies on a cake stand and one on a plate with a bite taken out

    Puff pastry mince pies

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Bake easy mince pies using ready-made puff pastry and a jar of mincemeat. You can perk up a shop-bought filling, too, with orange zest and a splash of brandy

  • Bao buns with spicy pork

    Bao buns with spicy pork

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    These fluffy steamed Chinese bites are filled with hoisin pork, perfect as part of a party buffet or canapé platter

  • Hummus with pickled red onion & pomegranate seeds served in a bowl

    Hummus with pickled red onion & pomegranate seeds

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Take shop-bought hummus to new heights with a topping of pickled red onion and pomegranate seeds. Serve with pitta bread as a party snack or a weekend lunch

  • Beetroot hummus party platter served with vegetables and toast

    Beetroot hummus party platter

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    This one-platter-serves-all beetroot hummus will be a big hit, and doesn’t require any cooking

  • Christmas ceviche with guacamole

    Christmas ceviche with guacamole

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    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

  • Mango & lime chicken wings served on a baking sheet of paper

    Mango & lime chicken wings

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    Mix mango chutney and lime zest to make the marinade for these sticky chicken wings. Serve with scattered red chilli slices and coriander

  • A serving board with cheese & onion rolls

    Cheese & onion rolls

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.14 ratings

    Try this take on the classic sausage roll for veggies. Making your own flaky pastry is well worth the extra few minutes, and is surprisingly easy

  • Cauliflower cakes with green yogurt sauce 2016

    Cauliflower cakes with green yogurt sauce

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    The taste of cauliflower shines through in these baked vegetable cakes served with our zingy yogurt sauce for dipping. Great for grazing party guests

  • Chocolate reindeer & snowman bark cut into pieces with gift tags

    Reindeer & snowman chocolate bark

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Get the kids involved in making some tasty Christmas treats like our fabulously festive chocolate bark. Great to give as a gift as well

  • Sweet potato and kale crisps with garlicky dip 2016

    Sweet potato and kale crisps with garlicky dip

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Bake up some bulk batches of these super easy sweet potato crisps for party goers to nibble on and pair with our addictive and creamy garlic dip

  • Turkish lamb flatbread 2016

    Turkish lamb flatbread

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

    Perfect finger food for a party, put out this spiced lamb flatbread, sliced into squares and watch it disappear in minutes

  • Smoked cheese in blankets

    Smoked cheese in blankets

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 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

  • Cranberry & orange Chelsea bun tree 2016

    Cranberry & orange Chelsea bun tree

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 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

  • Cheese stars 2016

    Cheese stars

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    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

  • Baba ganoush & sesame crackers 2016

    Baba ganoush & sesame crackers

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    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

  • Stuffed cocktail eggs served on a black plate

    Stuffed cocktail eggs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Are you entertaining? Double up on party nibbles using eggs that are stuffed with either salmon and dill, or a chorizo crumb. They're tasty and healthy too

  • Brie, apple & onion tart

    Brie, apple & onion tart

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.17 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

  • Sausage & fennel seed slices

    Sausage & fennel seed slices

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Slice this make-ahead sausage roll into bite-sized pieces for a delicious canapé - ideal for Christmas and New Year's Eve parties

  • Hummus topped with spiced cauliflower and Bombay mix

    Spiced cauliflower hummus

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Spruce up a pot of shop-bought hummus with Bombay mix and a roasted cauliflower topping. Serve with pitta bread for perfect party food or as a savoury snack

  • Pigs in puff pastry blankets

    Pigs in puff pastry blankets

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Niçoise toasts

    Niçoise toasts

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Spanish skewers

    Spanish skewers

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.6 ratings

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

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