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34 Festive Finger Foods for Christmas Parties that Kids Will Love

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Here is the ultimate list of kid friendly holiday finger foods. Tons of holiday appetizers children will love for Christmas and other winter holiday parties!

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Are you throwing a Christmas party this year?  Help the kids enjoy the holidays with these festive finger foods that will bring the spirit of Christmas into your home and your kids’ bellies!

Children will love seeing these featured at your Christmas party, or even just as a special holiday snack to celebrate the season.

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34 Festive Finger Foods for Christmas Parties that Kids Will Love

Strawberry Santas – Dairy Free and Vegan

Sometimes at the holidays, you need to serve a treat for kids of all ages. These Strawberry Santas are just that. They even have little strawberry Santa hats! They are made to be dairy free and vegan, and are naturally gluten free. It’s a Christmas dessert and sweet treat for all!

3-Ingredient Maple Tahini Freezer Fudge (Gluten-Free, Vegan, Paleo)

Easy like 1, 2, 3! 3-Ingredient Maple Tahini Freezer Fudge that’s gluten-free, vegan, paleo, and top-8 allergy-free! A creamy and delicious no-bake dessert recipe with just dark chocolate, sesame tahini, and pure maple syrup! Give it as a gift or keep it in the freezer for a sweet tooth satisfying snack!

Healthy Snickers Ice Cream Bites (Vegan + GF)

You’re going to absolutely LOVE these 4-ingredient Healthy Snickers Ice Cream Bites. They’re insanely moreish, taste deceptively indulgent and unbelievably quick and easy to make. This post will show you how!

Holiday Canapes

With the holidays in full swing, it’s time to come up with a new, festive way to dine and celebrate with your family and friends.  The canapé recipe is sweet and can even pass off as a healthy treat because it contains dates, coconut, and is covered with matcha powder. In fact, the dish is actually energy date balls that I called canapé just for the sake of festivity.

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels (Vegan, Sugar-Free, Allergy-Free)

A super easy, salty, sweet, and crunchy snack recipe! These Gluten-Free Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels are vegan, sugar-free, and top-8 allergy-free! Perfect for gift-giving, late night snacking, or a healthier kid-friendly treat!

Warm Caprese Christmas Tree: Easy Holiday Appetizer

Perfect for holidays! This Warm Caprese Christmas Tree is a show stopper. This easy appetizer will impress with the Christmas Tree shape and delicious caprese flavors!

The pull-apart Christmas tree is the perfect finger food for holiday parties. The flavors are also hearty enough for a filling snack or a light lunch during the Christmas season.

Carmelized Candied Nuts (Vegan + GF)

These Candied Nuts are an insanely moreish and satisfying snack that takes less than 10 minutes to make!

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Healthy Christmas Tree Fruit Platter

This Christmas tree fruit platter is one of those healthy Christmas snacks you can feel good about feeding to your kids. It’s a nice break from all of the sweets we tend to eat during the holiday season.

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Festive Tomato Feta Pesto Bites

If you’re wanting to know how to make pesto then this is the article for you!  Pesto is a healthy staple food which many people enjoy adding to  veggies or often using as a dip.  These Pesto bites with the red and green colors make for a perfect holiday snack that adults and kids will love!

Merry Little Christmas Deviled Eggs

These merry little Christmas deviled eggs are so cute, so festive and incredibly tasty! All you need are a few pink pepper corns and a few parsley leaves to make these jolly appetizers.

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Christmas Crack (With a Twist)

This Christmas Crack (with a twist) is so naughty, it’s nice. Forget your diet for the day and indulge yourself in these sugary, buttery, chocolatey treats that (rumor has it) were created by a hedonistic ex-monk who was out to break all the rules. Well, sir, we thank you. Being bad never tasted so good. Enjoy!

The Grinch Celery Treats

Don’t let the Grinch steal everything fun about Christmas. Use him to get the party started! This Grinch Christmas party food is the perfect snack to add to any Christmas party.

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Rudolph Chocolate Pretzels Treats

This is an easy and fun recipe which is great for a kids Christmas party or as a treat to make in the home. Rudolf is a fun character and making these tasty treats could be a fun and easy activity for Christmas fun. Enjoy.

Bacon Cranberry Cheese ‘Crostini’: GF Christmas Appetizer

The Christmas bells are on their way so crack open those cranberries and get your festive cooking on the go!  Ditch the carbs and instead make a chipped sweet potato alternative to the traditional bread crostini. Plus, the bacon is optional (but delicious) in these bacon, cranberry, goats cheese, sweet potato ‘crostini’. The perfect gluten free Christmas appetizer!

Peppermint Oreo Popcorn Bark

Peppermint Oreo Popcorn Bark is a NO BAKE, simple dessert that makes the perfect gift for the holidays!  Holiday baking is on fire over on this post!  This amazing holiday treat is not only deliciously addictive (sorry) but also beyond easy to make – it’s impossible to mess up.

Peppermint Oreo Truffles

These Peppermint Oreo Truffles are incredibly delicious and easy to make with only 5 ingredients. All you need its Oreos, cream cheese, peppermint extract, chocolate, and candy canes and they are no bake!

Truffles are the chocolate lovers heaven! They are rich, soft, creamy and just melt in your mouth. This is a great dessert to make with kids and the fact that they are no-bake means that they are also quick and easy!

You can make them in advance and keep them in the fridge for up to five days before you need them.  This comes in handy when you are running around with all of the holiday craziness and you find a few minutes to make them! Then they are ready to go when you need them!

Peppermint Puppy Chow

Whether you call it Puppy Chow or Muddy Buddies, this delicious snack got a holiday makeover! Peppermint style.  Puppy chow is so easy to make, and that’s good because it gets eaten quickly!

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Brie & Cranberry Tear & Share Wreath

Don’t waste any pastry this holiday season with this Brie & Cranberry Tear & Share Wreath!  A sheet of puff pastry is half covered in cranberry jelly and Brie, folded in half, part sliced, bent round to form a wreath and then glazed with egg wash and scattered with chopped hazelnuts before baking.

Parmesan, Basil And Cheddar Stars

If you like recipes that are big on flavor but small on effort, then these cheesy stars are just the thing for you. Packed with taste, these stars can be made in under five minutes and not only taste delicious but leave the house smelling fabulous too.

Christmas Tree Snack Board

From decadent almonds, to savory olives, a variety of cheeses, and crunchy rice crackers, this Christmas Tree Snack Board has it all! Guests will love snacking from this festive board and it’s so fun to put together!

Grinch Fruit Kabobs

You may have seen these Grinch Fruit Kabobs flying around Facebook or Pinterest. While their namesake is a “downer”; these are sure to bring joy instead. They make a super fun and easy holiday o’dourve or just a snack for the kiddos. If you have a family Christmas party to attend (or if you kids still get a Christmas party at school) make these for an instant hit!

Christmas Tree Rice Krispie Treats

These easy-to-make, no bake, green Christmas Tree Rice Krispie Treats are sure to be the hit of the dessert table this Christmas– especially with the kids!

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Santa Suit Rice Krispie Treats

Bring Santa to your Christmas party with these easy party or classroom treats made from chocolate and rice Krispie Treats. You’ll be the hero and only you will know how easy they were to make.

Chocolate Spritz Cookies

Chocolate Spritz Cookies are a classic holiday cookie recipe made with soft, chocolate cookie dough formed into holiday shapes with a cookie press.

Spritz cookies are a classic Christmas cookie made with butter, eggs, flour, and sugar, and formed into cute holiday shapes with a cookie press. These Chocolate Spritz Cookies add a little cocoa powder to the traditional recipe for a chocolaty cookie that no one can resist!

Kit Kat Reindeer Treat

The holidays are here and part of the fun of the season are the sweet treats we create. We love making fun Christmas creations for our little ones and family and friends for holiday gatherings. These cute Kit Kat Reindeer are easy to make and (almost) too cute to eat. Here’s how to make them!

Snowman Pretzels | Easy Cute Holiday Treats

Snowman Pretzels are such a cute holiday treat & easy to make too. Kids are sure to go crazy for these little sweet & salty crunchy treats… wouldn’t you?

Christmas Crunch Snack Mix Recipe

Whip up a batch of this Christmas crunch snack mix for a festive snack idea or even to give as gifts. You can make a huge batch in just minutes and the little ones can dive on in. Yes those are bugles and chocolate! A sweet and salty combo that will delight your taste buds.

Christmas Chocolate Covered Strawberries Recipe – Red, Green and White!

These festive chocolate-covered strawberries are red, white and green – just in time for Christmas! Dipped in white chocolate and green sugar, they are a must for your Holiday party!

Easy Reindeer Chow

Easy Reindeer Chow is a delicious snack mix filled with pretzels, peanuts, Cheerios, Chex and M&Ms covered in white chocolate. Great for snacking and gift giving!

Christmas Crunch Snack Mix

Christmas Crunch Snack Mix is an addicting combination of sweet and salty deliciousness enveloped in decadent white chocolate!

Holly Jolly Chocolate-Peppermint Popcorn Treat Mix

Holly Jolly Chocolate-Peppermint Popcorn Treat Mix is a fun treat for parties, gift-giving, movie watching and snacking!  Fluffy, fresh popcorn with three types of seasonal M&M’s are included and the mixture is drizzled with popcorn, sprinkled with mini seasonal M&M’s, white nonpareils cookie decorations and salt. It’s a perfect mixture of salty, sweet, chocolate peppermint and popcorn!

Chocolate Peppermint Dipped Meringues

These Chocolate Peppermint Dipped Meringue Cookies are very easy to make and a fun treat for the holidays.  Meringues are simple to make and fascinating to watch transform from a glossy to matte white exterior as they set in a previously warmed oven.

A dip in chocolate and smashed candy canes makes them a happy addition to any holiday event. They are a light, crunchy cookie which are naturally gluten-free.

Holiday White Chocolate Popcorn Snack Mix

This Christmas Popcorn recipe is so festive and easy to prepare. The Holiday White Chocolate Popcorn Snack Mix is a great combination of sweet and savory tastes and wonderful for casual holiday gatherings.

Rice Krispie Christmas Puddings

These uber cute Rice Krispie Christmas Puddings! How fabulous do they look? And just think how wowed your guests would be if you appeared with a plate of these on Christmas Evening alongside the mince pies, or maybe a little presentation box filled with them, all tied up with a candy-striped ribbon?

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