The holiday season is one of the most fun times for people to get together and enjoy delicious food and drinks. When planning a party, it would be best to always try to include something new and exciting so that everyone can have a good time. Here are some suggestions for food and drinks you might want to include in your party plans in 2021.
This sangria can double as a great non-alcoholic drink for the kids. The ingredients needed are cranberry juice, orange juice, peach schnapps, a bottle of red wine, and some sliced apples or oranges. Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher and serve either over ice with fruit slices on the side or just prepared as is.
This punch is perfect for a holiday party. The ingredients needed are cranberries, ginger ale, and orange slices. Mix equal parts cranberry juice and ginger ale in a pitcher with ice until it is cold. Add orange slices or orange juice to taste. You can serve this into cute serving glasses decorated for the holiday season using your bar sink faucets.
Some people like traditional popcorn, but this year you might want to try something a bit more exciting if only because it’s different from what you normally serve at parties. Put two tablespoons of oil in a large pot with three tablespoons of popcorn kernels over medium heat and leave them until they pop. Add one tablespoon of sugar and shake well while cooking on low heat or microwave according to package directions.
This classic dessert never fails as an easy and cute treat that works great for a holiday party. You can make it even simpler by buying brownies online and other ingredients like vanilla frosting, chocolate chips, mini marshmallows, and Hershey’s kisses at the store to assemble them quickly without too much time spent in the kitchen.
You could easily use different food dye colors for your frosting to create unique snowman designs on top, such as blue during wintertime. It makes it easy to personalize each treat which is perfect when there are multiple holidays involved.
Peppermint bark is another classic dessert and popular choice among many people. Peppermint bark uses white chocolate and peppermint candy pieces mixed with fresh peppermint leaves for a refreshing and festive flavor. You can make it even simpler by buying white chocolate at the store and peppermint candy pieces or crushed candy cane to quickly create your favorite holiday treat without too much time spent in the kitchen. This is one of those recipes that you seldom see fail because it’s so easy.
If you want to make a fun appetizer for your holiday party, you should try pesto pinwheels. Usually, you can find red pepper wraps at the grocery store, perfect for this recipe because they’re already cut into long rectangles. All you have to do is spread some fresh pesto along with it before rolling it up with deli-sliced ham or turkey meat inside. This makes an easy finger food that’s great for when serving drinks.
This recipe sounds delicious and would be perfect for any event where beverages are provided since they go well together.
Pumpkin Pie Dip
Want something festive yet simple? Then try making pumpkin pie dip in advance by blending canned pureed pumpkin with some brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla extract to create a delectable treat that tastes like the Thanksgiving classic. Then serve it along with graham crackers for dipping. This one is going to be another hit at your holiday party.
If you want something simple yet elegant, serving up a cheese platter with multiple types of cheeses, if possible, would be best for you. This works well as an appetizer served alongside wine or other drinks so everyone can have fun trying all the different flavors before moving on to dinner. Plus, this kind of spread looks very classy, making it perfect for any event where you’re representing yourself in front of guests.
This one sounds so delicious and will fit in perfectly with any holiday party, whether it’s just an informal get-together or a formal event.
For everyone to enjoy a party, serve some fun and festive snacks. These holiday party foods will surely get your guests excited about the party in 2021.