I amped up this standard with thick-cut bacon and used an entire water chestnut in each to balance all that bacony goodness. Yummy!

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

If you’re looking for a traditional Christmas appetizer that’s exceptionally delicious and easy to make, this is it. To punch up their flavor, toss medium-sized shrimp in olive oil, spices, Parmesan, and fresh garlic.

Roasted Parmesan Garlic Shrimp

These Tortilla Roll-Ups are the perfect Christmas appetizer recipe. Stacked into a tree shape and served with salsa, they are an easy-to-make, crowd-pleasing snack.

Tortilla Roll-ups with Salsa

The recipe for this dip came from my dad’s wife. The recipe name is an understatement. It truly is the best jalapeno dip I’ve ever tasted. It has just the right amount of heat, but you can make it hotter if you like.

Really Good Jalapeño Dip

These Mini Cheeseballs/ Cheese Truffles are a cute and delicious take on this ever-popular Christmas appetizer. What’s especially great is that the presentation stays neat and lovely throughout your event.

Mini Cheese Truffles

Speaking of cheeseballs, this Everything Bagel Cheeseball is one of the most popular recipes on Inspired by Charm. While I originally created it to look like a pumpkin, you can shape it into a ball to suit any season.

Everything Bagel Cheeseball

The addition of cranberry sauce in the glaze nicely complements the onion and other seasonings in these meatballs. Your guests will ooh and aah about them and immediately go back for more!

Cranberry Meatballs

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