Looking for Christmas-themed food ideas for the annual office potluck party? There are countless holiday-themed recipes available online but many of them are time-consuming, difficult and expensive. That’s where we come in. We’ve scoured the web for the very best Christmas party food ideas that can be whipped up in a matter of minutes and won’t break the bank. Wow your co-workers this holiday season with one of the super easy (but still delicious and unique) party food ideas below:

1. Green and Red Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is the best idea for a potluck. Not only does everyone love it, its also incredibly easy to make and doesn’t require any effort once you get to the office.

Simply put it in a large container in the fridge and pull it out when you’re ready. It’s that easy!

2. Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Chocolate covered pretzels will be a sure hit with your co-workers. Buy some pretzel sticks and mini pretzels at the grocery store – along with some chocolate and sprinkles and you’re good to go.

Melt the chocolate in a matter of seconds, dip the pretzels in the chocolate, then the sprinkles and you have a wonderfully delicious holiday treat.

3. Christmas Veggie Kabobs

This healthy and tasty appetizer requires about 5 minutes and 10 dollars. All you need is a couple of green peppers, Greek yogurt dip, cherry tomatoes, broccoli and some skewers.

Cut up the vegetables and cheese and alternate each along the stick, as shown in the photo. A holiday-inspired appetizer that everyone will love.

4. Christmas Goat Cheese Toast Bites

These little appetizers look so fancy and delectable that everyone will think they took hours to make. Luckily, they take just minutes. All you have to do is buy a pack of melba toast crackers (garlic ones work really well), a brick of goat cheese, sundried tomatoes and balsamic reduction. Place the toasts on a sheet.

Once all of the toasts are done, you can either serve them as-is or, if your office has a toaster oven you can throw them in for a few minutes to warm them up.

5. Turkey Veggie Tray

This is the item that everyone will be copying for years to come. Why? Because vegetables are a must-have at any potluck or get-together and this one is very festive and incredibly easy.

Place the vegetables on the tray as you see them laid out in the photo. If you happen to find a festive little bowl, put the dip in that – it’ll add an extra touch of Christmas to this fantastic turkey veggie tray.

6. Cheese and Grape Christmas Tree Tray

Another easy snack that everyone will love. Who doesn’t like cheese and grapes? Simply purchase a variety of cheeses and a bundle of green grapes and place them on a board in the shape of a Christmas tree. Use a stick of celery as the base of the tree and decorate throughout with a few leaves for garnish.

This delicious and festive appetizer takes about 10 minutes to create – start to finish. It doesn’t get any better than that!

7. Mini Christmas Pita Pizzas

These are really easy – and equally delicious – but will probably only work if your office has some type of toaster oven (or possibly microwave if you’re really desperate). If your office has a toaster oven, these are so easy to make and your co-workers will appreciate the festive, deliciousness they bring to the party.

You can dress them up with whatever vegetables you like – red and green are obviously the best.

8. Christmas Nacho Cups

These festive little nacho cups are an easy and great way to contribute to your holiday potluck party. Simply add guacamole, cheese and cherry tomatoes with cilantro.

They’re perfectly bite-sized and delicious. If you want to spice things up a little, you can add a small piece of jalapeno pepper to each cup as well.

9. Cranberry Almond Spinach Salad

Bringing a salad to a potluck is a fantastic way to ensure your friends and family get some greens in their bodies to even out all those heavy pasta dishes that are sure to show up!

If you have spinach, sliced almonds, dried cranberries and sesame seeds on hand, this salad will be easy for you to throw together in minutes.

10. Cranberry and White Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes

These sweet little cups of goodness will be the belle of the potluck ball when dessert time comes around! The best part about this is that you make one mixture and simply divide it up into mini mason jars.

Top with sugared berries and a sprig of rosemary and you have a snow-covered treat ready to be enjoyed by all.

11. Cranberry Walnut Holiday Cheese Log

A cheese log is a hit no matter what potluck you go to, and now you can color coordinate it to match the Christmas holiday season.

With the help of cream cheese, cheese and walnuts, you can emulate nature’s winter colors while using dried cranberries and green onion to add the festive pop of color.

12.  Pomegranate and Cranberry Bruschetta

Bruschetta is often a savory dish that you can enjoy before a big meal. This time, while the purpose of bruschetta is the same, now it is a sweet and savory dish!

With the natural sweetness of the pomegranate and the tart cranberry finish, your guests won’t know if they’re eating an appetizer or dessert, but no matter what they think it is, they will love it!

13. Cranberry Feta Pinwheels

Pinwheels are a crowd favorite any day of the week. They’re savory, filling and often packed with some of our favorite foods such as cheese and meat!

This Christmas create delicious pinwheels that look like the holiday season. Much like the other recipes, dried cranberries come to the rescue to make these pinwheels, Christmaswheels!

14. Cream Cheese and Parmesan Asparagus

Get your side dish and croissant all in one! This side dish not only looks creative but tastes absolutely amazing! The green and white are perfect for Christmas.

All you will need is pastry dough, asparagus, cream cheese, parmesan cheese and an egg. It’s so simple yet absolutely gourmet.

15. Vegan Blinis with Red Pepper Relish

These little crostinis are the perfect alternative for those who are eating a vegan diet but still want to be included in the holiday festivities.

With bright red pepper relish, you’ll find yourself humming Christmas carols as you arrange them on your favorite holiday tray.

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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