8 Last-Minute No-Cook Holiday Appetizers

Winter Charcuterie Board:

A classic cheeseboard is perfect for holiday entertaining, featuring a variety of cheeses like aged, creamy, blue, and smoked, accompanied by cold cuts, bread, seasonal fruits, dried fruit, crudité, nuts, olives, and even dark chocolate to complete the spread.

Pear-Pecan Cheese Ball:

This enticing cheese ball recipe combines sweet pear, salty Cheddar cheese, and crunchy nuts, making it an irresistible holiday treat served with an assortment of crudités and crisp party crackers.

Chunky Black Bean Salsa with Corn & Bell Pepper:

Inspired by Texas caviar, this veggie-packed salsa is a TikTok trend featuring black beans, corn, and bell peppers. Enjoy it with tortilla chips, as a topping for grilled meat or fish, or as a filling for quesadillas.

Chocolate-Peppermint Energy Balls:

These festive energy balls capture the flavors of peppermint-chocolate bark in a healthy snack form. Perfect for office treats, after-school snacks, or holiday cookie swaps, they're easy to make and store at room temperature.

Savory Date & Pistachio Bites:

Combining sweetness from dates and raisins with crunch and nuttiness from pistachios, these bites are great for on-the-go snacking or as an accompaniment on a cheese board.

Avocado Hummus:

This vibrant green hummus recipe is simple to make with just a few ingredients in the food processor. Aquafaba and avocado create an extra smooth and creamy texture, perfect for dipping with veggie chips, pita chips, or crudités.

Avocado Hummus:Candy Cane Beet & Goat Cheese Board:

A colorful and festive appetizer featuring candy cane beets, goat cheese, honey, and candied pecans. Precooked beets help save time, and the combination of flavors and textures makes it a delightful addition to any holiday spread.

Date Wraps:

Sweet dates wrapped in salty prosciutto create a delicious bite-sized snack, perfect for adding variety to your appetizer spread.