Stress-Free Holiday Appetizers: Festive Wreaths and Tasty Trees for Easy Entertaining

Take the stress out of holiday entertaining with these easy appetizers. You’ll find tasty Christmas trees and festive wreaths that are easy to assemble.

Spinach Tortellini Christmas Wreath Appetizer, ready in 10 minutes! | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #appetizer #easy #christmas #holiday #party #recipe

December seems to be speeding by and the countdown to Christmas is underway.

I’m sharing some last-minute appetizers, festive wreaths and tasty trees,

that are quick and easy to assemble,

for stress-free Christmas or holiday entertaining!

Click on the highlighted links for the original blog post to find the complete details.

Spinach Tortellini Christmas Wreath Appetizer, ready in 10 minutes! | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #appetizer #easy #christmas #holiday #party #recipe

 Spinach Tortellini Christmas Wreath!

To create a tortellini wreath, start with a couple of packages of tortellini,

available in refrigerated section of the grocery store.

Use whatever tortellini you prefer; cheese or meat-filled.

Follow the directions on the package for cooking,

add some store bought marinara sauce for dipping and some

grape or cherry tomatoes for some juicy red “ornaments”

to decorate your edible wreath.

Ready in 10 minutes!

Spinach Tortellini Christmas Wreath Appetizer, ready in 10 minutes! | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #appetizer #easy #christmas #holiday #party #recipe

Cream Cheese Red Pepper Jelly Christmas Tree! An Easy 5-Minute Appetizer with Just Two Ingredients. #appetizer #easy #christmas

Cream Cheese Red Pepper Jelly Christmas Tree!

An easy 5-minute appetizer with just two ingredients:

an 8 oz. block of cream cheese and a jar of red pepper jelly!

Cream Cheese Red Pepper Jelly Christmas Tree! An Easy 5-Minute Appetizer with Just Two Ingredients. #appetizer #easy #christmas

Easy Holiday Appetizer: Christmas Tree Cheese Board | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #party #christmas #appetizer #easy #cheeseboard #charcuterie

Christmas Tree Cheese Board

This festive edible holiday tree appetizer doesn’t have to be limited to cheese and grapes!

Assemble an antipasto Christmas tree using olives, tomatoes, marinated artichoke hearts,

peppers, marinated mozzarella and cured meats. . .

especially easy if your grocery store has an olive/antipasto bar!

Antipasto Skewer Christmas Wreath Ingredients #appetizer #christmas #wreath #antipasto #skewers #easy

Antipasto Skewer Christmas Wreath

Create a colorful and flavorful appetizer with antipasto skewers!

Festive and easy to assemble in a wreath shape,

ideal for easy holiday entertaining.

Antipasto Skewer Christmas Wreath Ingredients #appetizer #christmas #wreath #antipasto #skewers #easy

Rosemary Wreath with Olives & Cheese | homeiswheretheboatis.net #christmas #holiday #easy #appetizer

A Rosemary Wreath with olives and cheese is also a quick and easy

appetizer for a cruise on the S. S. Noel.

Christmas Cruise on the S. S. Noel | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #pontoon #boat #lake #christmas

Fun To Decorate and To Eat: ‘O Christmas’ Appetizer Tree | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #christmas #holiday #tree #appetizer

‘O Christmas’ Appetizer Tree 

Admittedly, this appetizer cone takes longer than 10 minutes to assemble,

but it’s sure to impress your family and friends as a centerpiece of your party or buffet!

Customize to your taste, using cheese, meat, olives, cherry tomatoes,

or any antipasto item that you can skewer with a toothpick.

Fun To Decorate and To Eat: ‘O Christmas’ Appetizer Tree | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #christmas #holiday #tree #appetizer

Find 30+ Season’s Eatings Recipes for Holiday Entertaining, with

recipes for appetizers, cookies, cocktails, food gifts and more, HERE.

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Take the stress out of holiday entertaining with these easy appetizers. You’ll find tasty Christmas trees and festive wreaths that are easy to assemble. | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #christmas #holiday #tree #appetizer #wreath

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  19 comments for “Stress-Free Holiday Appetizers: Festive Wreaths and Tasty Trees for Easy Entertaining

  1. franki Parde
    December 14, 2022 at 8:06 am

    Oh, I luv the Christmas tree on the pontoon!! Now…I must do that…I see we have several of the same red plaid throws…which feel mighty nice on the water!. franki

  2. Cindi
    December 14, 2022 at 8:06 am

    Mary….Can’t wait to try building a Christmas tree out of cheese and olives – two of my favorite snacks. Thanks for the great ideas. Merry Christmas to you and yours! Peace.

  3. December 14, 2022 at 8:06 am

    Lots of tasty Christmas ideas! And so beautifully prepared. I’m off to go on the SS Noel… that had to be fun! Merry December Mary!

  4. December 14, 2022 at 8:10 am

    Thank you for providing us with all these wonderful appetizers, Mary. You’re the best helper! 🎄❤️🎄

  5. December 14, 2022 at 9:07 am

    Its never wise to come here hungry! Good thing I love beautiful too 😉

  6. December 14, 2022 at 9:16 am

    Thank you for the great ideas and this past year of fabulous posts to enjoy. Merry Christmas and happy and healthy coming new year to you and yours :)

  7. Clara
    December 14, 2022 at 10:06 am

    These look delicious and so festive! Thanks Mary! Clara❤️

  8. December 14, 2022 at 11:10 am

    Everything tastes better displayed in a festive tree or wreath!

    • Cyndi Raines
      December 14, 2022 at 5:21 pm

      Yum and Yum! You always provide us with such great snacks and they are fun to make. I remember one year I made the cheese and grape tree and it actually turned out, hehe! Thank you Mary! 🤗

  9. December 14, 2022 at 6:06 pm

    Everything looks so delicious! I have always loved cream cheese and pepper jelly. Your presentations are magazine worthy ♥️

  10. Betsy
    December 14, 2022 at 11:01 pm

    What fun to have appetizers out on the boat with the Christmas tree decorated! Such an appealing assortment of appetizers to please any crowd. You would think that by now I would know to not read your posts when I’m hungry!

  11. December 15, 2022 at 5:22 am

    I love the olive and cheese tree Mary! Happy Holiday Noshing:@)

  12. Jo
    December 15, 2022 at 6:10 pm

    Thank you for all these wonderful appetizers! Really like the assorted cheese/olive wreath, it’s a unique presentation. 🎄🤶🎄🤶🎅

  13. Debbie Jones
    December 16, 2022 at 12:31 am

    Going to make the olive etc. Christmas tree and the pasta. Thanks for the great ideas which will be perfect for Christmas day!

  14. Debbie Jones
    December 16, 2022 at 12:38 am

    Thanks for the great ideas. Going to make the xmas tree with olives and tomatoes. The spinach pasta will go good with he tree. Thanks for making my mind up for appetizers for xmas day!!

    • December 16, 2022 at 6:44 am

      Mary, my fav is the tortellini wreath! I, myself, like the olive & cheese tree but my children do not like olives…darn! Thank you & Merry Christmas! 🎄🎁

  15. Linda Gardepe
    December 17, 2022 at 1:49 pm

    These all look wonderful and very easy to prepare for Christmas. Could you please tell me where you bought the Christmas Tree crackers? They are fabulous!

    • December 17, 2022 at 3:05 pm

      Hi Linda, The Christmas Tree Crackers are by Valley Lahvosh. The ‘where to buy’ link can be found HERE. 🎄

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