Holiday Party Appetizers

holiday apetizer

If the pressure of executing the big dinner doesn’t make you crack, there’s the stream of unexpected guests. (Come on, who doesn’t love an impromptu party in your kitchen?)  

The secret to making holiday hosting look simple and flawless is to pick recipes that are elegant, yet easy to make. Stock your pantry with some very basic items, most  you’ll have already: a selection of fruits, cheese, crackers and you’ll never to caught off guard.  

To kick off your party (those you know and don’t know about) take the pressure off from having to get your timing perfect. Try some great simple appetizers, some you cook– some you don’t have to– for your next gathering. Serve these no-fuss apps alongside a fruit platter and veggie tray for an easy get together.

Try out this easy holiday appetizer for a simple way to host a gathering this December. Make these delicious prosciutto wrapped pears that won’t have you running to the oven.


  • 2 pears cut into 6 wedges
  • 1/2 Pound prosciutto
  • 1/4 Cup crumbled blue cheese
  • Balsamic Vinegar

Time needed: 15 minutes.

Prosciutto Wrapped Pears Preparation

  1. Layer a slice of pear and the crumbled blue cheese on top of the slice of prosciutto.

  2. Roll the pear up with the prosciutto.

  3. Drizzle with Balsamic vinegar.

Cooks Note:

Gorgonzola or Goat Cheese will also pair well with this

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