Mini Appetizers and Cocktails

Keep the party interesting by serving a range of bite-sized nibbles paired with sip-able drinks. Aim for six appetizers per person, pre-dinner party or double that for a cocktail party.

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Carrot Soup Sippers

Serve mini portions in espresso cups so party guest can take them to mingle. Don't forget to add the finishing touch—a bacon garnish.

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Tiny Shrimp Tacos

Load up mini tortillas (or round tortilla chips) with spicy chopped shrimp to make the perfect finger food for any fiesta.

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Focaccia Pizza Fingers

These crowd-pleasing favourites can be assembled and baked quickly so they're an easy, delicious solution for entertaining.

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Mini Lobster Rolls

Bring a seaside favourite home for the holidays. This decadent treat is so rich and delicious, mini portions are more than enough.

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Two-bite Roast Beef Dinner Crostini

These savoury and simple toasts are a warm way to welcome guests to your holiday party.

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Fish and Chip Snack Packets

This crowd-pleasing favourite makes a delicious party appetizer when served as mini portions in a festive paper cone.

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Mini Stuffed Potatoes

This crisp and creamy dinner favourite becomes finger food when you use mini potatoes. Sprinkle with pancetta and chives and serve on a party platter.

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Antipasto Spears

In just minutes, prepare 24 bite-sized skewers that blend together all your favourite party appetizer ingredients.

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Petite Spinach-Ricotta Pies

Mini pies packed with spinach and cheese are will be snapped up by party guests. Make them ahead of time then pop them in the oven for 15 minutes before serving.

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Miniature Mac ’n’ Cheese

Gruyère and Gorgonzola elevate this comfort food favourite to perfect party fare. Serve in individual ramekins on platters, as starters or at a buffet.

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Little Chilled Cap

Sub out dessert for this sweet after-dinner coffee cocktai served chilled with a whipped cream topping.

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Sourdough BLT Bites and Cherry Cheer Sparklers

Thick-cut bacon, fresh tarragon and sourdough bread elevate this comfort-food staple. Serve with this light and bubbly cherry cocktail.

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Small Ice Cream Sammies and Haute Chocolate

These cool little ice cream treats are made with simple six-ingredient cookies. Serve with a sophisticated spin on hot cocoa.

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Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and Petite Gimlets

These warm and melty bite-sized baguettes feature Gouda, garlicky roasted tomatoes and balsamic glaze. Serve with a citrusy little Gimlet.

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Individual Salted-Caramel Cheesecakes and Caramel Hot Cocoa Mini Sipper

These individual-sized cakes are easy to make using crumbled cookies, pre-made butterscotch sauce and a few basic ingredients layered into ramekins.

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