48 Gluten Free Christmas Appetizers for the Holiday

Gluten Free Christmas Appetizers
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Whether you’re hosting the holiday feast or heading to your favorite restaurant to celebrate Christmas, navigating through all the delectable options can be hard. This is especially if you’re trying to keep some gluten free Christmas appetizers.

Luckily, plenty of delicious choices won’t put anyone at risk of getting gluten (yes, it does happen). But that also doesn’t leave you feeling like you’re missing out on any of the fun. 

Check out these gluten free Christmas appetizers, and use them as inspiration to make your creative additions to the holiday spread!

1. Chili Garlic Edamame

For many people, holiday time means spending time with family and friends. This also means a lot of food, which everyone shares. 

If you are intolerant of gluten free Christmas appetizers, you might find it difficult to enjoy all the tasty dishes that can be found at holiday gatherings.

Luckily, several delicious appetizer options can be made gluten-free and enjoyed by everyone! One such appetizer is chili garlic edamame.

Chili garlic edamame is easy to make ahead of time and stores well in the fridge or freezer, so you can have them on hand whenever guests arrive or when it is party time!

2. Layered Greek Dip

This layered Greek dip is a perfect appetizer for your holiday party. It’s quick and easy and can be made ahead of time. 

The recipe has three layers: tzatziki, roasted red pepper hummus, and artichoke tapenade. Start by spreading tzatziki sauce in a shallow dish and spread it out evenly with a spatula.

Spread roasted red pepper hummus on top of that layer and then artichoke tapenade on top of that layer. Add additional toppings such as chopped cucumbers, olives, or crumbled feta cheese to taste (optional).

You can add some fresh dill if you have it around, or use parsley to give these gluten-free Christmas appetizers a different flavor profile.

3. Cranberry Goat Cheese Appetizer

One of my favorite gluten free Christmas appetizers to bring to holiday celebrations is a cranberry goat cheese appetizer.

This dish is gluten-free and can be made ahead of time. You can prepare it up to a week ahead of time and store it in your refrigerator until you’re ready to serve it! 

The best part about this recipe is that you don’t need any special ingredients or cooking skills because there are only three ingredients. It is simple enough for anyone to make this recipe.

4. Smoked Salmon Potato Appetizers with Sour Cream Dip

Smoked Salmon Potato Appetizers with Sour Cream Dip are gluten-free Christmas appetizers that are so easy to make and taste great.

You need potatoes, mayonnaise or sour cream, salt, pepper, smoked salmon, and parsley. Slice the potatoes into thin rounds.

Brush each slice with mayonnaise or sour cream, season with salt and pepper to taste, and put a small piece of salmon on top of each round. Garnish with chopped parsley, and enjoy!

5. Keto Sausage Pizza Bites

These mini pizza bites are perfect gluten-free Christmas appetizers. They’re made with refrigerated pizza dough, and they’re shaped like little sausages.

The dough is stuffed with cheese, then topped with marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni slices. Once they bake in the oven, they come out all golden brown and crispy on top.

This appetizer is easy to make ahead of time, and it can be frozen after baking, which makes it a great choice for holiday gatherings. Best of all, these little guys are naturally gluten free Christmas appetizers.

6. Roasted Mediterranean Olives

The holidays are a time of celebration and gathering with loved ones but they can also be a time of anxiety and worry.

This is especially true for people with celiac disease, gluten intolerance, or wheat allergy as they try to find safe appetizers.

 Thankfully, plenty of delicious options will satisfy everyone’s palate without leaving anyone feeling excluded. Especially at your next holiday gathering! 

Roasted Mediterranean Olives make an excellent appetizer that will please any guest. They take little time to prepare and look festive on the plate. 

What more could you want in a gluten free Christmas appetizer? Plus, the marinade gives them a burst of flavor with garlic, thyme, and lemon juice.

7. Feta Stuffed Peppers

Feta Stuffed Peppers are a simple yet flavorful appetizer that is not only gluten free but vegan and vegetarian friendly too!

This recipe has a lot of great nutrients from the protein from the cheese, fiber from the peppers and veggies, and healthy fats from olive oil.

These Feta Stuffed Peppers make for an easy party appetizer that will please everyone at your next get-together;

  • Fresh green or red bell peppers and crumbled feta cheese 
  • Sun-dried tomatoes 
  • Shredded carrots
  • Dried oregano 
  • Olive oil 
  • Salt to taste 
  • Ground black pepper to taste

8. Delicata Squash Chips + “Awesome” Sauce

This is not left out of the list of amazing gluten-free Christmas appetizers. Instructions to make this delicacy are as follows; Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Then, arrange rounds in a single layer on baking sheets.

Next, brush with vegetable oil and sprinkle with sea salt (to taste). Bake chips until they are browned around the edges, about 15 minutes, flipping once halfway through cooking time.

Finally, remove from the oven and allow to cool on the baking sheet before serving or transferring to an airtight container.

9. Winter Fruit Salad with Maple-Lime Dressing

Winter Fruit Salad with Maple-Lime Dressing is one of the perfect gluten free Christmas appetizers for your holiday party. The refreshing dish includes fresh fruit, like oranges, green apples, and grapefruit.

And it’s dressed in a sweet, tart maple-lime dressing that will leave you wanting seconds! It’s also vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free.

10. Easy Oven-Baked Zucchini Chips.

What better gluten free Christmas appetizers to serve your holiday guests than zucchini chips? They are easy to make and healthy, too. 

Choosing a good quality cooking oil with a high smoke point, such as coconut or grapeseed oil, is important. The chips can be seasoned with salt, pepper, or other spices, depending on your taste. 

Choose a baking sheet that will fit in your oven and line it with parchment paper. Slice the zucchini into thin rounds about one-eighth of an inch thick using a sharp knife or mandoline slicer.

You should need six to eight zucchini rounds per person for this recipe. Brush both sides of the zucchini slices with olive oil and place them in one layer on the parchment-lined baking sheet.

11. Jalapeño Meatball Appetizer

Jalapeño Meatballs are the perfect gluten free Christmas appetizers to serve during the holidays. Whether you are hosting an intimate dinner or a large party, these gluten-free Christmas appetizers meatballs will be a hit with everyone. 

The recipe is easy to follow and takes less than 30 minutes to make. Recipe: Jalapeño Meatball Appetizer Ingredients, ground beef (or turkey), minced onion, eggs, flour (or any gluten-free flour), parmesan cheese, grated, jalapeños (chopped), salt and pepper, to taste Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

12. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic-Maple Glaze

Roasted Brussels sprouts are a delicious side dish that can be a great appetizer or even a light meal. They’re high in vitamins C and K and low in calories.

Plus, these tasty gluten free Christmas appetizers can be served to almost anyone with dietary restrictions.

Roasting them with a balsamic maple glaze makes them perfect as an appetizer to share at your holiday celebrations.

13. Tahini-Glazed Chicken Wings

These gluten-free Christmas appetizers tahini chicken wings are crispy on the outside and moist on the inside. The tahini sauce is full of flavor, making it a great dipping sauce or a yummy topping for any salad. 

It can also be used as an amazing marinade. This is one appetizer you don’t have to worry about anyone having an allergic reaction to!

14. The Best Baked Brie with Balsamic Cherries

It’s that time of year again. When you have to be a step ahead and think about the holidays. You want to ensure your guests are happy, have something to eat and drink, and have a good time. 

One way is to serve up some appetizers in front of them while they’re waiting for dinner or as an appetizer before they head out on their way home.

These gluten free Christmas appetizers will put your mind at ease so that you can focus on other things like spending time with friends and family or getting ready for bed! A great starter dish is baked brie with balsamic cherries, which is one of my favorite things!

15. Avocado Deviled Eggs

One of my favorite appetizers at a Christmas party is eggs, and avocado-deviled eggs are one of my favorites.

It’s not only gluten-free Christmas appetizers, but they can be made ahead of time, and you can use different types of ingredients to jazz them up! 

Start by hard boiling your eggs (let them cool down before you peel them) and then cut them in half. Scoop out the yolk with a spoon.

And mix it with avocado or mayonnaise, or make a creamier mixture with yogurt, mayonnaise, salt pepper, garlic powder mustard. 

Put it back into the egg-white halves. Then sprinkle some paprika on top or even some dill weed if desired!

16. Easy Oven-Baked Zucchini Chips

Oven-baked zucchini chips are a healthy and gluten-free Christmas appetizer alternative to classic potato chips.

These simple oven-baked zucchini chips are easy to make and can be paired with any dip, such as hummus or salsa. 

The ingredients needed are olive oil, salt, pepper, and zucchini. Simply cut the zucchini into slices. Brush them with olive oil, sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides, and bake them in a single layer at 400 degrees Fahrenheit until they’re crisp. 

Bake time will vary depending on how thin you slice your zucchini (the thinner you slice it, the quicker it will cook). Once they’re done baking, let them cool off before dipping or munching away!

17. Cranberry Pecan Mini Goat Cheese Balls

Cranberry Pecan Mini Goat Cheese Balls make delicious gluten free Christmas appetizers during the holidays or any time of year.

These are easy to make and can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container in your refrigerator until you are ready to serve them. 

I make mine with dried cranberries, pecans, goat cheese, mayonnaise, and parsley. They’re so good!

18. Cream Cheese Cranberry Dip

Cream cheese and cranberry sauce are classic holiday flavors. Put them together, and you have a delicious dip that can be served with gluten-free crackers, tortilla chips, or vegetables like celery sticks. 

Best of all, this recipe is so easy to make. Add cream cheese, cranberry sauce, salt, and pepper in a small bowl until smooth.

Chill before serving. Cranberry peppers will add more flavor to this appetizer but also give it a little bit of heat!

19. Vegan 7-Layer Dip

Vegan 7-layer dip is Everyone’s favorite party appetizer as Gluten Free Christmas Appetizer. You know that feeling when you pull up to a party and see that there’s not even one vegan appetizer on the table? 

Well, with this recipe, you’ll be able to sit down with a plate of confidence. This is just too easy not to share!

The list of ingredients: Black beans, Can corn, olive oil, Lemon juice, Chopped cilantro, salt. Drain and rinse black beans and corn in a colander.

Mix drained beans and corn with olive oil, lemon juice, cilantro, and salt in a bowl. Serve with tortilla chips or use as a dip for veggies like carrots or celery sticks.

20. Creamy Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus

This Creamy Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus is one of the great gluten free Christmas appetizers and can easily be served with pita chips, tortilla chips, or raw vegetables. It’s a great appetizer to serve at your next holiday party.

The ingredients are cooked garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed Tahini (sesame paste), lemon juice, garlic, salt, cayenne pepper (optional) water, oil, chopped fresh cilantro leaves, chopped jalapeño peppers.

Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor; puree until smooth. Transfer hummus to a serving bowl; garnish with additional cilantro and jalapeño if desired. Serve at room temperature.

21. Crispy Garlic Potato Wedges Air Fryer Recipe

The crispy Garlic Potato Wedges Air Fryer Recipe is a great gluten free Christmas appetizer! These crispy and crunchy potato wedges are baked in an air fryer for a healthier alternative to frying. 

Lightly season with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika before tossing in a bowl of cornstarch and pouring it into the air fryer basket. The result is a crispy outside that has an amazingly fluffy inside. 

They are perfect as an appetizer to share with friends during the holiday season or as a side dish at your next party!

22. Smoked Trout Mousse

Smoked trout are healthy, protein-packed gluten-free Christmas appetizers that are easy to prepare. To make smoked trout mousse, you will need smoked trout, fresh lemon juice, light cream or milk (or almond milk), salt, and pepper. 

Slice the trout into small pieces and place them in a bowl. Whisk in lemon juice, light cream or milk, salt, and pepper to taste. Spread the mixture on cucumber rounds, tomato wedges, or crackers, and enjoy!

23. Cheddar And Sour Cream Ranch Dip

Are Cheddar and Sour Cream Ranch Dip on this list of the best gluten-free Christmas appetizers? Of course, yes.

The requirements to prepare: Sour cream, mayonnaise, milk, minced garlic, salt, and pepper to taste. Package cream cheese, softened, shredded cheddar cheese, and divided chopped green onion are all included. 

In a small bowl, combine sour cream, mayonnaise, milk, garlic salt, black pepper, and cream cheese. Stir in a cup of the cheddar cheese and set aside.

Next, combine the remaining cheddar with the onion in a separate bowl. Heat tortilla chips in the oven or microwave until hot. Serve dip with chips sprinkled with remaining cheddar.

24. Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers are delicious gluten free Christmas appetizers that are sure to please your crowd at your next holiday party.

This recipe includes step-by-step instructions and pictures of how to make these easy yet elegant appetizers. 

The bacon is wrapped around a jalapeño and cream cheese mixture before being coated in bread crumbs. These poppers can be served with various dipping sauces such as ranch or blue cheese dressing.

25. Creamy Vegan Veggie Dip

An appetizer is a great way to set the tone of your meal and get everyone in a festive mood. This dairy-free, the vegan dip is a perfect way to start your holiday feast. 

It has tons of flavor and protein to satisfy you all night. Plus, it’s super easy to make, so you can spend more time with your guests instead of being stuck in the kitchen.

26. Garlic Herb Vegan Almond Cheese Spread

Try this garlic herb vegan almond cheese spread for a healthier holiday appetizer. It is one of the gluten-free Christmas appetizers, vegan, and can be made in less than 10 minutes.

The flavors are really fresh and simple, with just a handful of ingredients. Enjoy it as is, or serve it on crackers or raw veggies.

27. Creamy Vegan Veggie Dip

One of my favorite gluten-free Christmas appetizers is a creamy vegan veggie dip. It’s easy to make and will please just about everyone in your family, regardless of their dietary restrictions.

Plus, it’s so healthy that you can eat it with a spoonful! Here’s how to make this appetizer:

  • Add all ingredients to a food processor or blender. 
  • Process until well combined.
  • Serve with celery sticks or raw Vegetables as a dipping snack.
  • Store in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to one week or freeze for up to six months.

So, there you have it! One of my favorite gluten free Christmas appetizers that will be perfect on your party table this holiday season!

28. Garlic Herb Vegan Almond Cheese Spread

This Garlic Herb Vegan Almond Cheese Spread is a great appetizer, snack, or party dip. It’s delicious, easy to make, and dairy free! 

Serve it with gluten-free Christmas appetizers, crackers, celery sticks, carrot sticks, or other veggies.

Also, try serving it with gluten-free Christmas appetizers, bagels, and cream cheese, or use it as a sandwich spread. Its ingredients are:

  • Raw almonds 
  • Nutritional yeast 
  • Lemon juice (plus more to taste)
  • Cloves garlic; minced dried
  • Thyme leaves
  • Salt (or more to taste)
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste

29. Healthy Panelle Recipe: Vegan, Gluten Free

The traditional Italian dish of fried chickpea fritters, known as Panelle, is a delicious vegan and gluten-free appetizer. Panelle is great served alongside a dipping sauce or as part of an antipasti platter. 

To make them, you will need to soak dried chickpeas overnight in cold water and then simmer them until they are soft.

Once the beans are cooked, drain them and mash them with fresh thyme, salt, and pepper to form a smooth paste. 

You can then fry it into small rounds in olive oil or use wet hands to shape it into balls that you then flatten between your palms. Serve immediately with a side of lemon wedges, and enjoy!

30. Easy Chicken Parmesan Sausage Bites

If you want to make something that feels festive but doesn’t require a lot of time, these easy chicken parmesan sausage bites are perfect!

And they’re gluten-free Christmas appetizers too! Requirements are:

  • Cooking spray
  • Spicy Italian chicken sausages
  • Eggs
  • Gluten-free bread crumbs (such as Schar brand) 
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, 
  • Dried oregano
  • Olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Nonstick cooking spray 
  • Pizza sauce or spaghetti sauce Shredded mozzarella cheese.  

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and lightly coat it with cooking spray.

31. Smoked Salmon Cucumber Bites

Start with your favorite gluten free bread. If you can’t find any in the store, you can make your own by following a gluten-free recipe. 

Slice it into cubes and then cut each cube in half. Brush one side with olive oil and grill them until they are crispy but not burnt.

Set aside to cool while preparing your other ingredients. Thinly slice cucumber, drizzle with balsamic vinegar and salt and pepper to taste, layer on the smoked salmon, wrap-around with a piece of bread, and enjoy!

32. Keto Spinach And Artichoke Dip

I am not a fan of spinach, but I love artichokes. This recipe is perfect for dipping some gluten-free Christmas appetizers bread or crackers into and would be an easy appetizer to make.

It’s also a keto recipe, so you can have your cheese and eat it too! Ingredients; butter, garlic, finely chopped, dried basil, salt, pepper, frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry of excess water, cream cheese, shredded mozzarella (or cheddar)

Instructions: In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about one minute. Stir in basil, salt, pepper, spinach, and cream cheese; cook until cream cheese melts.

33. Sweet and Spicy Cream Cheese Dip

Sweet and Spicy Cream Cheese Dips are perfect gluten-free Christmas appetizers to serve during the holidays. It’s easy to make and can be served with your favorite crackers or veggies. 

And it’s easy on your budget as well! One package of cream cheese is all you need. Mix in sugar and crushed red pepper flakes, and garlic powder. Serve with a variety of crackers or celery sticks.

Sweet & Spicy Cream Cheese Dip makes a great appetizer during the holidays. Because it is easy to make, inexpensive, and delicious!

34. Cranberry Pecan Mini Goat Cheese Balls

Cranberry Pecan Mini Goat Cheese Balls are delicious and festive gluten-free Christmas appetizers. Not only are they easy to make, but they are also healthy and perfect to serve at your next holiday party. 

So, all you need is some goat cheese, cream cheese, dried cranberries, chopped pecans, and parsley. Mix the cream cheese with a little of both kinds of cheese until smooth. Add in some chopped cranberries, pecans, and chopped parsley.

Using your hands, form small balls out of the mixture and then roll them in dried cranberries so that they look like berries on a tree branch. Serve this appetizer with crackers or bread slices!

35. Potato Bhajis – UK’s Favorite Deep-fried Indian Restaurant Starter

Potato Bhajis are a favorite starter at UK’s favorite deep-fried Indian restaurant. Potato bhajis are delicious, gluten-free Christmas appetizers that can be served as a side dish to any meal. 

This easy recipe consists of potatoes, onion, and spices. The following ingredients are needed to prepare this delicious dish:

Peeled and boiled potatoes; grated onion; rice flour; ground coriander; fresh lemon juice; salt to taste; cayenne pepper (optional); vegetable oil for frying.

36. Ketie’s Smoked Salmon and Goat Cheese Appetizers

Ketie’s Smoked Salmon and Goat Cheese Appetizers are gluten-free Christmas appetizers perfect for any party. They’re easy to make, healthy, and delicious! 

How to make: Spread goat cheese on two slices of cucumber, layer with smoked salmon, and sprinkle with chives. Serve with crackers or veggies. Enjoy as an appetizer before dinner or as part of a tapas spread. 

The Baked Brie en Croûte Appetizer is an ideal party dish and can be made ahead of time without much work required regarding the serving.

It’s also an elegant appetizer that makes an appearance at most holiday gatherings because it’s so pretty.

37. White Mexican Cheese Dip

Mexican Cheese Dips are delicious gluten free Christmas appetizers that are perfect for serving at any party or family gathering during the holidays.

In fact, it’s so easy to make that you can whip up a batch in just 15 minutes! This dip couldn’t be simpler: all you need are fresh tortilla chips and shredded Mexican white cheese.

The recipe below will yield about two cups of cheese dip, but feel free to double it if you expect a crowd. Just be sure to bring some extra tortillas!

38. Endive Salad Bites with Pears, Blue Cheese, and Pecans

Delicately crispy and crunchy, these appetizer bites make a delicious gluten free alternative to traditionally fried foods.

Pears provide a welcome sweetness to balance the salty cheese, while pecans add texture. Plus, they are so easy to prepare!

Cut two endives in half lengthwise to make this appetizer and brush lightly with olive oil. Place on a baking sheet and bake in an oven preheated to 350 degrees Fahrenheit until golden brown and crisp (about 10 minutes).

So, allow it to cool before removing it from the pan. Slice each endive half into four pieces. Top with pear slices, blue cheese crumbles, and crushed pecans or walnuts for garnish.

39. Butternut Squash Hummus with Spiced Pepitas

Butternut squash hummus is a festive twist on a holiday favorite, and it’s part of gluten free Christmas appetizers!

Serve this alongside warm pita bread, fresh vegetables, and spiced pepitas for an appetizer that will be gone before you know it. 

This butternut squash hummus recipe will impress your guests on Christmas Eve. They won’t even know that they’re eating something healthy!

You need canned chickpeas, cooked butternut squash, tahini paste, garlic cloves, cumin powder, salt, olive oil, and lemon juice.

Throw all of these ingredients into a food processor or blender and process until smooth. You can add more or less lemon, depending on your preference.

40. 7 Layer Black Bean Dip

This recipe is one of my favorite gluten free Christmas appetizers because it tastes like a classic dish. Black beans, ground turkey, tomato sauce, and tortilla chips are layered together in a bowl and then topped with cheese.

The best part about this recipe is that you can easily modify it to your taste preferences by adding more or fewer ingredients as desired.

  • Start by layering some black beans on the bottom of a bowl. 
  • Add some ground turkey to the beans, followed by some tomato sauce. 
  • Sprinkle on some cheese and add another layer of black beans. 
  • Continue layering until there are three layers with tortilla chips at the top.

41. Caprese Salad Bites

This appetizer is our favorite because it’s easy to put together and is also on the gluten-free Christmas appetizers list!

The tomato, basil, and mozzarella combination is one that we enjoy year-round. Add balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper to taste, and you’re ready to go. 

The most important part of this recipe is making sure your balsamic vinegar has no added sugars or syrups.

You can find a good brand at your local grocery store. Caprese salad bites are best served with toothpicks as gluten free Christmas appetizers!

42. Gluten Free Meatball Sub Game Day Appetizer

Another type on the list is Gluten free meat sub-game day appetizer. This recipe takes just minutes to prepare and only requires five ingredients.

You can find all of these ingredients at your local grocery store. Cook ground beef with a tablespoon of olive oil, onion, and garlic until browned.

Drain off any excess fat. Add salt, pepper, red chili flakes, and tomato sauce (or paste). Simmer uncovered for 15 minutes. 

Meanwhile, mix ground chuck with bread crumbs, an egg yolk, parsley, and oregano in a bowl until well combined. Roll into meatballs about one inch in diameter.

43. Gluten Free Meatball Sub Game Day Appetizer

This recipe is a gluten-free adaptation of a classic Italian dish: meatballs. I serve these as my game day appetizer, but they are also festive enough to be served on Christmas Day.

I’m sure you’ll enjoy this game-day appetizer that’s gluten-free!

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F and line the baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.
  • Mix ground beef, eggs, and bread crumbs; season with salt and pepper. 
  • Roll into small balls about 1 inch in diameter
  • Place meatballs in rows on the prepared pan
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until cooked through 
  • Mix tomato sauce and garlic. Pour over warm meatballs.
  • Serve with toothpicks

44. Gluten-free Chip and Guacamole Bites

Christmas is a time to come together with family and friends to celebrate. One of the most important parts of any celebration is the food. 

So it’s unsurprising that appetizer recipes are some of our most popular posts in December. And while there are many delicious gluten free Christmas appetizers out there, we wanted to share a recipe that would be especially enjoyable this time of year.

This simple appetizer recipe is easy enough to whip up with 10 minutes of prep and 20 minutes in the oven.

45. Healthy Guacamole Deviled Eggs | Gluten Free, Low Carb + Paleo

Healthy Guacamole Deviled Eggs are a great addition to any holiday appetizer table. They’re gluten free Christmas appetizers, low-carb, and paleo. 

These healthy guacamole deviled eggs have avocado, garlic, and onion in them for a nice savory flavor with a hint of sweetness from the pepper jack cheese. A perfect appetizer! You will need eggs and ripe avocados to make these appetizers.

46. Delicious White Bean Dip

A dip is a great appetizer because it’s easy to make and can be made ahead of time. With this delicious White Bean Dip, you can indulge in your favorite holiday flavors without worrying about gluten. 

Serve with pretzels or pita chips. Ingredients are:

  • Can cannellini beans be rinsed and drained
  • Olive oil
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice 
  • Salt 
  • Black pepper (optional) 
  • Garlic, minced or grated on a fine Microplane grater or garlic from a jar, chopped finely (optional)

47. Italian Roasted Potato Bites

Italian Roasted Potato Bites are gluten free Christmas appetizers that all will love. The potatoes are boiled and then roasted with olive oil, fresh thyme, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

They are finished off in the oven and served warm. These flavorful bites make a great addition to any party.

Guests can choose between dipping them in red sauce or enjoying them alone. You can also place these into mini muffin tins to form perfect potato cups!

48. Onion Bacon Dip Appetizer

This gluten free Christmas appetizer is so easy to make and will be a guaranteed hit at your holiday party. You can easily add or omit ingredients according to what you have on hand. 

This recipe is one of my favorite go-to gluten-free Christmas appetizers because it’s always a crowd-pleaser!

  • Slice sweet onion in half and place face down in an oven-safe dish.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then drizzle with olive oil. 
  • Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 25 minutes or until browned and soft.
  • Remove from oven and let cool before peeling off the skin.


Plenty of options are available if you’re looking to serve gluten-free Christmas appetizers this Christmas. From garlic bread and cheese to savory nuts and sweet fruit.

These gluten free Christmas appetizers will keep your friends and family well-fed while they celebrate the holiday season with you!

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