Beetroot and rye tartines

Christmas canapé recipes

63 Recipes

Sophisticated sweet and savoury bites to serve at your festive party or as a light starter

Beetroot & rye tartines

3.75

(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...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Brie & cranberry twists

4.5

(2 ratings)

Get creative with filo pastry and serve up stylish canapés, with creamy French cheese and sweet fruit
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Oysters with apple & horseradish dressing

0

(0 ratings)

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
  • 5 mins
  • More effort

Pecan-stuffed dates

5

(1 rating)

Hosting a party? Make these easy stuffed dates as a canapé, or for after-dinner nibbles on Christmas Day. Ideal for when you have lots of mouths to feed
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Buckwheat & spelt chrain blinis

0

(0 ratings)

Make these salmon, buckwheat and spelt chrain blinis ahead and heat them up as a hassle-free party canapé or plated as a starter. They freeze really well, too
  • 30 mins
  • More effort

Chicken & basil meatballs

0

(0 ratings)

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

Carrot & caraway crackers

5

(1 rating)

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...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Luxury hummus

4.375

(2 ratings)

Use good-quality giant chickpeas to give this vegan hummus a really silky feel. Dips make perfect, easy party food to serve with crudités and warm pittas
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheese & pineapple canapés

0

(0 ratings)

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

Twisty cheese straws

4.375

(2 ratings)

Puff pastry is ideal for canapés. Try twisted with cream cheese and pesto then baked until crispy
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Aubergine & chickpea bites

0

(0 ratings)

Combine chickpeas and aubergine with garlic and cumin for these tasty, healthy vegan canapés. Everyone will love them served with our harissa yogurt
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Sausage & mash on a stick

0

(0 ratings)

Get inspired for your next party with these mini sauage, mash and pickled onion canapés served with gravy. How to get mash on a stick? Use gnocchi of course
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Caraway oatcakes with Stilton & damson jam

0

(0 ratings)

Lacing oatcakes with fragrant caraway seeds adds another dimension to a cheeseboard. Serve with Stilton and damson jam as a final canapé at a party
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Teriyaki tempeh with peanut dip

3.75

(1 rating)

Make these tasty teriyaki tempeh canapés ahead of a party and rewarm them in the oven when your guests arrive. Serve with our moreish peanut dipping sauce
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Smoked salmon & herb blinis

0

(0 ratings)

Make a canapé classic of salmon and herb blinis, which you can rustle up in less than 20 minutes using four ingredients. Ideal for a dinner party
  • 17 mins
  • Easy

Smoked cheese in blankets

5

(1 rating)

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

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

Caramelised mushroom tartlets

5

(1 rating)

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...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Turkish-style sharing bread

0

(0 ratings)

This deep-pan version of a classic Turkish 'pizza' called lahmacun, topped with spicy lamb mince and red onion, cuts into bite-size wedges for a fuss-free yet flavour-packed party nibble...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

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

Ham & stem ginger thins

0

(0 ratings)

This simple canapé is easy to assemble and has only three ingredients, yet looks great as part of a party platter or buffet
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

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