Menu planning help christmas eve

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    • #267080

      I have about 15 people coming to my house on Christmas Eve. It will be around lunch time so we really don’t need anything really heavy. I want to do something simple but nice.

      I thought about the things like finger sandwiches etc but thought that might be too simple. Any ideas that won’t cost a fortune?

    • #404638

      If you have a fondue set this is always a fun and easy way to have food.
      Simple is a great way to go. Less stress for everyone. Appetizer’s, meat/cheese and crackers work good.

      We usually, the what ever holiday eve, have tortilla chips, chili and cheese dip.

    • #397863

      Nope no fondue set, wonder how much one is? The appetizers and stuff sound good though. Thanks

    • #404674

      How about asking everyone to bring a dish. I also like to do appetizer parties. It saves you from doing the whole meal thing and guest can pick and choose.

      Jaime

    • #404679

      thanks Jamie. I may do that. I think I am liking the appetizer type thing.

    • #404683

      Here are some finger foods you can do up cheap:

      mini quiche made in muffin tins
      cheese ball and crackers
      puff pastry shells filled with spinach-artichoke dip
      mini pies made in muffin tins
      cupcakes
      finger sandwiches
      lil smokies or meatballs in the crockpot

    • #404753

      Michelle,
      Meatballs in the crockpot is a really good idea to go with the finger/appetizers. I also like to make mini cabbage rolls. But with the meatballs they really are alot quicker and feed more.

      :038:

    • #404795

      Roll some thinly sliced meats with some thinly sliced cheese in large flour tortilla’s and slice them, you will create a nice appetizer that looks like it took you while. meatballs, carrots, celery, pepperoni slices, cheese and cracker plate, add some dip with that too :)…hope that helps some 🙂 Let me know how it turns out 🙂

    • #404864

      thanks guys i appreciate all your help

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