The holiday season means holiday parties - and that means lots of party snacks! Here are all my favorite vegetarian appetizers and snacks to get you started!
From dips to spreads to bruschetta, and all the finger foods in between, there are plenty of vegetarian appetizers here to satisfy any holiday guest!
Let's get snacking!
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15+ Vegetarian Holiday Appetizers
Here are all my favorite holiday-worthy vegetarian appetizer ideas.
3-Ingredient Cranberry Brie Bites
These simple cranberry brie bites are one of my all time favorite vegetarian appetizers. And they couldn't be any easier to make with just three simple ingredients!
Buffalo Cauliflower Dip
This creamy cauliflower dip is loaded with buffalo flavor and makes a fantastic party appetizer. Pair it up with your favorite chips or fresh veggie sticks for dipping.
Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip
Spinach Artichoke Dip is a classic for good reason - it's simply delicious comfort food. This creamy baked version is perfect for the holidays.
Broccoli Poppers with Honey-Sriracha Dipping Sauce
Forget greasy fried snacks! These broccoli poppers are covered in a satisfyingly crispy layer of panko breadcrumbs, and served with a spicy-sweet dipping sauce.
Cranberry and Pecan Vegan Cheeseball
This vegan-friendly cheeseball is made from a base of creamy blended-up raw cashews, so it's totally dairy-free. But it tastes just as creamy and delicious as the original!
Butternut Squash, Pear and Ricotta Bruschetta with Sage Oil
Honey-sweetened butternut squash and juicy pear slices team up to make this mouthwatering and wintry bruschetta from Floating Kitchen.
Sweet and Sour Tempeh Meatballs
Crumbled tempeh stands in for the meat in these flavorful vegan sweet and sour meatballs. These are a sure crowd pleaser, and they're ready in just 30 minutes!
Vegetarian Jalapeño Poppers
The addition of hearty black beans and sweet corn kernels takes these cheesy baked jalapeno poppers to a whole new level of deliciousness. I bet you can't eat just one!
Vegan Charcuterie Board
This veggie-packed snack board is loaded with all kinds of veggie friendly treats. From fresh veggies to nuts to delicious homemade dips.
10-Minute Pumpkin Hummus
Pumpkin puree adds a vibrant hue and creamy texture to this easy and flavorful pumpkin hummus. And the best part - it's ready in just 10 minutes!
Puff Pastry Tomato Tart
A light and flaky puff pastry is topped with delicious savory tomatoes in this simple tart. Perfect for serving up at a holiday party!
Roasted Eggplant and White Bean Dip
This snackable dip from Making Thyme for Health has the savory flavor of roasted eggplant, paired with the creamy texture that you can only get from cannellini beans.
Pear, Walnut and Goat Cheese Tart
This delectable tart from Cook Nourish Bliss is made with a flaky puff pastry crust piled with sweet and savory topping for a delicious crowd-pleasing appetizer.
Baked Ginger-Mushroom Wontons with Sesame Dipping Sauce
These mushroom filled wontons are packed with savory flavor, and cook up super crispy, without frying! And they're way easier to make than they look.
Vegan French Onion Dip
Caramelized onions blend up with silken tofu and raw cashews to make this creamy dairy-free French onion dip. Bonus: it's totally vegan!
Coated with flour and fried to golden crispy texture, these halloumi fries are crunchy and gooey. And they're perfectly paired with a creamy avocado dipping sauce!
Sweet Potato Latkes
These sweet potato latkes from Connoisseurus Veg are the perfect holiday indulgence, and they just happen to be vegan too! What's not to love?
These easy Cauliflower Nuggets are tender on the inside and extra crispy on the outside - perfect for dipping in your favorite sauce. These are sure to please the kids in the crowd
Quinoa Sushi Rolls with Miso-Sesame Dipping Sauce
Homemade sushi is easier than you think! And this veggie-filled version is just as pretty as it is delicious. Plus, it's packed with protein thanks to the addition of quinoa in place of rice.
Spinach Artichoke Mini Quiches
These mini quiches are packed with flavor from spinach, artichoke and creamy Fontina cheese - all wrapped up in a crispy wonton wrapper crust. Yum!
And if you love these appetizer ideas, be sure to check out these other delicious vegetarian recipes:
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