Artichoke Wonton Wrappers

So far, we’ve made cookies, a cocktail, and candy. I think we need to add an appetizer to this year’s 12 Days of Christmas. Welcome to Day 8!

Artichoke Wonton Wrappers |

For as long as I can remember, Christmas Eve has been celebrated at my mom’s house. Except for the three years I lived in Philadelphia, I’ve always spent the evening with my family, and it’s something I’ve come to look forward to year after year.

On Christmas Eve my mom typically serves a ridiculous number of appetizers. Everyone comes over after church, we snack and chat, open a few presents, and snack some more. She usually asks what treats she should make for the evening, and almost without fail, I request these Artichoke Wonton Wrappers.

Artichoke Wonton Wrappers |

I’m not sure what it is about them, but they are close to the top of my list of favorite bite-sized treats. Until creating this post, I’d actually never made them.

It turns out, the recipe is pretty simple. Pre-made wonton wrappers are tucked into a mini muffin pan, filled with a delicious mixture of artichoke hearts, veggies, and Parmesan cheese, and then baked in the oven. That’s it!

Artichoke Wonton Wrappers |

Artichoke Wonton Wrappers |

The resulting appetizers are warm, packed with flavor and even a bit of crunch thanks to the baked wontons. What more could you want? If you give these a try, I’m sure you’ll see why I like them so much.

Artichoke Wonton Wrappers |

Let me walk you through the recipe.

Artichoke Wonton Wrappers |

Artichoke Wonton Wrappers

Makes 24

Here's what you will need:
24 small wonton wrappers
1 jar (12 ounce) quartered and marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 cup sliced pitted black olives, chopped
1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup mayonnaise
24 small wonton wrappers

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a medium-sized bowl, stir together the artichoke hearts, Parmesan cheese, garlic, black olives, red bell pepper, and mayonnaise until well combined. Set aside.

Spray the cups in a mini muffin pan with oil. Then, gently press one wonton wrapper into each cup. Evenly fill the wonton wrappers with the artichoke mixture.

Bake for 12-14 minutes or until the wonton wrappers are just browned and the artichoke mixture is bubbly. Serve warm.


Artichoke Wonton Wrappers |

Pretty simple, right? Not only do these pack a flavor punch, but the use of the wonton wrappers make them seem extra fancy. Your guests will think you spent a lot more time in the kitchen than you did. Sneaky. Sneaky.

Artichoke Wonton Wrappers |

Artichoke Wonton Wrappers |

Be sure to give these a try over the holidays and let me know what you think.

I hope you enjoyed this delicious little appetizer recipe. Who knows, maybe you’ll love them so that they will also become a part of your holiday tradition. For other recipes, check out everything I’ve whipped up in the kitchen \

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  • liliana at

    I changed this just a bit…I used regular canned in water artichoke and spiced them up..didnt want all that oil.
    Then mixed it with the other ingredients. The first time I made them the wontons got all soggy in the bottom and just fall apart when baking so times after that I prepared the wontons ahead of time, prepared the mixture of all other ingredients and microwaved them for 30 secs. after filling the wontons I topped them with cheese and zapped them in the microwave for 20 seconds for the cheese to melt…they come out perfectly great every time



    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      I do not recommend freezing these.

      xo Michael

  • Larry Calvert at

    My wife and I are watching calories (Noom). What I calculated was 56 calories for 1. Could you tell for sure what these for 1 each?.

  • Lori at

    Can you fill the wrappers ahead of time? I was thinking of preparing before church and then popping them in the oven when we get home.

  • Christine landino at

    Can you use cream cheese instead of mayonnaise?

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      You can try whatever you’d like, but I like them as the recipe states.

      xo Michael

  • Jaclyn Haynie at

    I accidentally purchased artichokes in water, rather than marinated. Thoughts on the difference that might make?

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      Yes. The marinated have a lot more flavor.

      xo Michael

  • Cathy at

    Can these be made ahead and microwaved if taking to a friends Christmas party?

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      I’ve never done that, but I’d say no.

      xo Michael

  • Amber at

    I brought these to a party last night and they were a hit! And so easy to make. Thank you, Michael!

  • janice at

    These look wonderful. Have you tried them with crab or any kind of seafood? Would that go with the artichoke do you think. Meanwhile I must give this a try

  • diedre roberts at

    My two 15 year old daughters and I made these and they were a big hit with my folks who are 85 and 87. If you can chop ingredients into tiny pieces, you can make these. Thank you so much for your great recipes. These were the big hit of Christmas Eve dinner.

  • Aleshia at

    Looks good and easy to make! Totally going to make these for the holidays!

  • Jack at

    These look great. I can’t even cook but I’m gonna attempt this! 🙂

  • girlfromwva at

    Look delicious!

  • Lisa B. at

    Enjoying your 12 days of Christmas blog!

  • JoeyfromSC at

    these look delicious!!! They seem very easy too!

    Joey J

  • Cassie at

    These look so good! Excited to try soon!

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