Are you hosting a holiday party this year? If so, then you’ve probably got a lot on your plate. After you’ve invited your guests, you’ve got to think about how you’re going to decorate, set the table, and entertain your guests while you’re prepping and cooking the food. Oh yeah, the food! There are appetizers, drinks, maybe a main course meal, and then, of course, dessert!
There are a lot of ways to make holiday entertaining less stressful. Here’s a great blog post with 25 Tips to Make Holiday Entertaining Stress Free! We like the idea of hosting a potluck (less dishes) and using some shortcuts (like pre-made items) to round out your holiday spread.
Check out this video for some great shortcut ideas!:
Want even more easy entertaining recipes? Keep reading!
Appetizers: Add a fancy touch to pre-made pierogis by wrapping them in some bacon, or stuff mini phyllo shells with cheesy goodness. Both of these are ready in under 20 minutes!
Main Course: Put a spin on tradition this year by making some of these easy recipes featuring a Christmastime favorite…ham!
Dessert: Don’t these shooters look beautiful when served on an elegant dessert platter? And with this recipe, your guests won’t feel guilty about indulging in dessert because each one is individually-portioned!
We all know how much Santa loves chocolate chip cookies, so why not put a twist on a holiday favorite and serve up these easy-to-make Mini Cookie Stuffed Pies? You can even use your favorite refrigerated cookie dough!
For more great ideas on easy holiday entertaining, you can check out Easy Home Meals. Don’t forget to take a look at all of the Christmas recipes we have on MrFood.com, too! You’re sure to find your next party hit!
What are some of your favorite entertaining shortcuts?